General Motors Corp. says retail sales of its popular midsize cross/utility vehicles and red-hot midsize Chevrolet Malibu sedan have suffered as a result of recent labor strife that caused inventories to fall too low. An 81-day strike by United Auto Workers union members between February and May at American Axle & Mfg. Holdings Inc.’s plants in Michigan and New York forced the auto maker to idle or slow production at 30 manufacturing sites, including seven assembly plants, because of a ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"Printer-friendly" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:

All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
• Global sales and production data by country
• U.S. model-line inventory data
• Engine and equipment installation rates
• WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
• Product Cycle chart
• Interrelationships among major OEMs
•Medium- andheavy-duty truck volumes
•Historical data and much more!


For WardsAuto.com pricing and subscription information please contact
Amber McLincha by email: amclincha@wardsauto.com or phone: (248) 799-2622

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.

Already registered? here.