Trump Says He May Eliminate Electric Car Subsidies for GM

039;You better get back in there soon’ Trump vows to get tough with General Motors over plant closures

039;You better get back in there soon’ Trump vows to get tough with General Motors over plant closures

"We don't like it", Trump said, adding "I believe they'll be opening up something else".

The White House rebuke appears to fly in the face of long-held Republican opposition to picking winners and losers in the marketplace.

Trump told GM on Monday it had "better" find a new product for Lordstown Assembly plant in OH, where production of the Chevy Cruze will end in March. "Get a vehicle that is selling well and put it back in", Trump said.

GM did not respond to a request for comment. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles got out of small and midsize cars two years ago, while Ford announced plans to shed all cars but the Mustang sports auto in the U.S.in the coming years.

GM is expected to hit that cap in the next few months.

Asked about Trump's tweet, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters at a briefing, "I don't know that there's a specific timeline".

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In fact, there is considerable evidence that it is the discharge and banning of such individuals that would have such effects". Francisco urged the court to grant all three cases, hear them together and issue a decision by the end of the term.

But he has made big promises to auto workers in both states.

The job cuts from GM's current 180,000-strong work force will be particularly stinging in politically crucial areas of OH and MI, a region US President Donald Trump has promised to revive.

The firm on Monday announced plans to reducing its salaried workforce by 15% and shut eight factories around the world.

"GM workers have been part of the heart and soul of Oshawa for generations - and we'll do everything we can to help the families affected by this news get back on their feet", he said. GM is ending production of six vehicles, including the Volt, as it cuts more than 6,500 factory jobs.

Also, GM is getting close to the point at which the EV tax credit starts to phase out. Smith's wife also works at the plant. Tesla surpassed 200,000 cumulative EV sales in the USA earlier this year, and Bloomberg NEF analysts project that GM will probably exceed that mark this quarter. He said he told the company that the USA has done a lot for GM and that if its cars aren't selling, the company needs to produce ones that will. The Trump administration has not yet ruled on the request. He has never been shy about voicing his frustration with their decisions. Earlier this year Ford also announced plans to eliminate thousands of jobs, NBC reported. Under that deal, Carrier pledged to keep almost 1,100 jobs in Indianapolis, including some 800 furnace production jobs it planned to cut with outsourcing.

"We are right-sizing capacity for the realities of the marketplace", Barra said. GM propulsion plants in White Marsh, Md., and Warren, Mich., are also due to close as well. In 2009, for instance, GM announced that it meant to close a huge assembly plant in Orion Township, Michigan, north of Detroit.

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GM opened the Lordstown plant in the late 1960s. The factory is still in operation and now builds the Sonic and the Bolt electric vehicle. The statement continued, "Many of the USA workers impacted by these actions will have the opportunity to shift to other GM plants where we will need more employees to support growth in trucks, crossovers and SUVs".

The restructuring reflects changing North American auto markets as manufacturers continue to shift away from cars toward SUVs and trucks.

As recently as 2012, passenger cars made up more than 50 percent of all US new vehicle sales. That figure was about 50 percent cars just five years ago.

"GM has to make sure that the crisis doesn't happen again", said Ron Harbour, senior partner with consulting firm Oliver Wyman.

"I've seen it, I've read some of it, and it's fine", he said of the report, which was written by a dozen United States government agencies and departments.

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