On March 16, 2021, General Motors (GM) unveiled a new logo on the facade of its headquarters in Detroit, Michigan. This rebranding signifies a significant shift for the company as it looks forward to the future.
Following the ratification of new labor agreements in both the United States and Canada, GM announced that it would be holding a business update on November 29. Mary Barra, CEO of GM and Paul Jacobson, CFO will lead a conference call with analysts to discuss the company’s future plans and developments.
The recent approval of a new labor deal by the United Auto Workers union through April 2028 is viewed as a positive development for GM’s workforce. However, this move comes at a time when the company is facing challenges with its self-driving unit Cruise, which has incurred significant losses totaling over $8 billion since 2017. In fact, Cruise reported a loss of $728 million in the third quarter of this year alone.
These developments highlight both the positive and negative aspects of GM’s current situation as they navigate labor agreements and financial challenges.