Oshawa Generals move into top spot in Ontario Hockey League – durhamregion.com
Bay City TimesOshawa Generals move into top spot in Ontario Hockey Leaguedurhamregion.comSAGINAW — Anthony Cirelli scored twice and Ken Appleby made 36 saves as the Oshawa Generals moved into first place in the Ontario Hockey League with a 5-2 win over the Saginaw Spirit Saturday. It was the fifth win in a row for the Generals, who now …Spirit 5, Generals 2: Saginaw struggles early against Eastern Conference …Bay City Timesall 4 news articles »
GM laying off 510 amidst slow Cadillac, small car sales (Autoblog)
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General Motors is laying off about 510 workers from two factories beginning in January, and it could be months before the automaker needs some of that latent capacity to come back on line. A combination of poor sales and high dealer inventories are prompting the cutbacks, according to _Automotive News_.
The largest changes come at GM's Lansing Grand River plant, where the Cadillac ATS and CTS are made. An entire shift of about 350 workers is being laid off, but the automaker hopes to find positions for some of them at other nearby factories. The decision leaves just a single shift building vehicles there. According to _Automotive News_, the move is partially spurred by Johan de Nysschen's plan to make Cadillac a more exclusive brand.
The lost shift will likely return for production of the next-generation Chevrolet Camaro at the plant, according to the report, but GM isn't saying when that will be. A previous announcement from the Canadian Auto Workers union indicated that the Oshawa, Ontario, factory would lose the coupe in late 2015 or early 2016.
GM is also laying off 160 workers …