Ford has 25% more engineers doing same work as rivals, CEO says BOHICA, from the Detroit News: Ford Motor Co.’s engineering ranks may bear the brunt of additional job cuts the automaker has alluded to in the wake of disappointing earnings... — read more
Does anybody else think this is a complete waste of money? General Motors and Netflix are joining forces to give electric vehicles (EVs) the stage they deserve, reflecting society’s increasing excitement about an all-electric future, starting... — read more
General Motors on Tuesday said it will make $2 billion in cost cuts over the next two years, partly by reducing the size of its work force, though it’s not planning any layoffs. It announced the plan after posting fourth-quarter net income of $2... — read more
Could this cause people to lose their jobs? Aren't they constructing the factories right now?
Will you be laid off? The bigger question is "Will General Motors and Ford go bankrupt?" With high interest rates, high auto loan repossession rates, high market saturation, mass layoffs, record credit card debt and a sinking stock market, the... — read more
Just wondering the employment worry of others— Return to the office is next week. Meanwhile, layoffs from Big Tech underway. Is the automotive industry next in line for layoffs??
What happened at Estes today? You could see the smoke a ways away. Heard it was pretty bad.
Bolt EV permanently loses 20% of it's range after 100k miles due to battery degradation. Also, range temporarily drops by 50%, when it's very cold. https://www.recurrentauto.com/research/chevrolet-bolt-data-and-research
Anyone done with CAP? Curious what bonus and raise we’ll be getting this year. Severely underpaid, hoping to see a modest inflation based raise
A few months ago there were so many threatening to quit over RTO. I wonder how many ended up quitting. No one in my group has quit. How is it in your group? Now we are hearing about hiring freezes and mass layoffs. Going to be an interesting... — read more
It makes me sick, but I am aware that nothing will change for a long time because it has become a part of the culture here. Why are pretenders so valued at GM? Everyone knows that these people do almost nothing, but somehow they manage to build a... — read more
I quit GM after I experienced toxic bosses. I have 20 years experience, mostly in Fortune 50 companies. I left the industry and have been extremely popular after my exit from company about 2 years ago. I am now in a high paying leadership role... — read more
https://www.reuters.com/business/autos-transportation/gm-recalls-740000-us-trucks-suvs-over-headlight-issue-2022-12-14/ I wonder how much will this recall cost the company?
Perhaps for some the grass is much greener in other companies in the industry, but I already have experience in several of them and employees more or less face similar issues in all of them. - If someone thinks that this is not true, please give... — read more
General Motors' Corvette has always lived under the Chevrolet brand, but that could be changing if a report from Car and Driver is to be believed. According to that story, Corvette will be launching as its own brand with its own products in 2025. All... — read more
How likely is that there will be General Motors layoffs? Any chatter, news or rumors?
My impression is that the leadership here is arrogant and doesn't even care about building trust with its employees. There are too many reasons why almost no one here trusts them anymore, which seriously hinders organizational success.
Not much talk about the main subject of this forum.
It's become very stressful to work here. We are all in suspense as to who will be the next of our colleagues to leave, because those of us who stay will then have to take on additional work and responsibilities. When can we expect the company to... — read more
So much for Zero, Zero, Zero. Do you really trust these people?
Copied over from the Ford board, since this applies to us too: https://www.indeed.com/career-advice/career-development/benefits-of-work-from-home-for-employers Of course, if companies are willing to harm their brand image and accept reduced... — read more
As too many people retired , are we safe ?
Since I’m seeing a lot of salaries thrown around feel free to see how you compare to your peers. It is illegal to prevent sharing of salaries so no worries. Please post what you feel comfortable with - level,position, and base salary!
I took this from Ford's board, it applies to us as well... There's a big problem in the auto industry that isn't talked about enough. The residual values of their cars are very important to the huge financing departments of auto OEMs... For... — read more
The dirty secret about RTO is that no one can put the WFH back in the box. Now all office workers know there's a better way to work. This is why, fundamentally, RTO will fail and of course the devil is in details. The financial cost to... — read more
I was working at our Austin innovation office last Friday and I saw that there's multiple people going around cubes that no one is in. Btw, They're not even our local IT nor local facilities fixing stuffs. Is there something going to happened next... — read more
GM is the 2nd highest 2021-2022 election cycle financial contributor of all automotive sector businesses or organizations (National Auto Dealers Association is #1) GM is #1 though by 2x in direct lobbying spend. With cash donations of this... — read more
That’s when General Motors announced the last massive layoff.
Thought for sure this was some intern disaster, nope Director of Design credited for the image. Not just embarrassing, but lazy af. https://www.carscoops.com/2022/10/this-official-gmc-sierra-ev-sketch-was-photoshopped-off-a-rivian-r1t-image/
Seems like the newbies early in their careers would benefit more from the office so they can learn the world of work and company culture. Managers and executives would also work from the office to teach them, and because they're the only ones so... — read more
There will certainly be forward-looking statements about all the new EVs coming out.
What will demotivate me even more than RTO itself is if I notice that some favorites have been given exemptions from it. I wish that wouldn't happen, but I'm pretty sure it will...
I know a lot of us have strong feelings on this issue but I can't afford to lose my job at this point in time. I know a few people who have started looking and plan to quit as soon as they find something. How many of you are in this camp? How bad... — read more
I don't know what to do because I can't find a job that suits me and offers remote work. On the other hand, I don't feel like going to the office at all, because I think it's a pointless waste of my time and money for gas. Besides I can be even... — read more
This vehicle will be base-priced at more than $300,000, the company said on Oct. 17. ... GM said it June that it was investing more than $81 million in the GM Technical Center in Warren, Mich., for the... — read more
Instead of complaining, let's be productive! I started this post to help the people upset about RTO find remote work. Let's start a list of General Motors competitors that are hiring remote workers. I'm looking forward to your contributions and thank... — read more