GM summons 3,000 Ohio autoworkers to discuss operations

By AutoFOXBusiness

GM workers in Lordstown, Ohio, were awaiting a meeting Friday on operations.

Employees at a General Motors plant in Lordstown, Ohio, are hoping that Friday the 13th won’t prove unlucky for them.

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The company has summoned all 3,000 employers at the facility for a meeting at 3 p.m. local time on Friday to discuss the plant’s future, the Business Journal of Youngtown reported.

The was no indication what the automaker will tell the workers. A GM spokeswoman reached by FOX Business declined to comment until after the meeting.

Speculation is rampant, Lordstown Village Mayor Arno Hill told the Business Journal, adding that he remained confident.

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Last week, Chevrolet announced updates to the Lordstown-built Cruze, including new stylings and several new safety features. The 2019 model will arrive in dealerships later this year.

“Cruze is a cornerstone of Chevrolet’s car strategy, bringing new customers to the brand,” Steve Majoros, Chevrolet marketing director for cars and crossovers, said in a press release.

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