CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – President Donald Trump announced on Twitter that the CEO of General Motors is planning to sell the recently shuttered assembly plant in Lordstown to a company that manufactures electric trucks. “Great news for Ohio!,” the president declared Wednesday morning. President Trump also claimed that Mary Barra, the head of GM, told […]

President Trump is congratulating General Motors Lordstown for selling their plant on Twitter. Check out the tweet below:   The tweet said, “GREAT NEWS FOR OHIO! Just spoke to Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors, who informed me that, subject to a UAW agreement, etc., GM will be selling their beautiful Lordstown Plant to Workhorse, […]

LORDSTOWN, Ohio — There’s a glimmer of hope for the downtrodden town of Lordstown and its General Motors plant that once employed thousands of workers. For all of News 5 Cleveland’s coverage of Lordstown, click here. According to GM representative Dan Flores, the company has “received inquiries from interested parties related to the Lordstown Complex and […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – President Donald Trump continues to urge the leaders of General Motors, as he took to Twitter Monday morning calling for the reopening of the company’s Lordstown production facility. The president tweeted, “Close a plant in China or Mexico,” and asked for the automotive manufacturer to bring jobs back to Ohio and […]

WARREN, Ohio — Residents of Lordstown and Warren were dealt another blow this month when a company that makes seats for the automotive industry announced it will lay off 120 employees in the first quarter of 2019. On Dec. 14, Magna set a letter to the Ohio Office of Workforce Development regarding the layoff, citing […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The ceasing of production at the Lordstown General Motors plant will have a serious impact on Ohio. It’s not just the local workforce that’s affected, though. “The spinoff from this plant is what’s amazing,” said Lordstown Mayor Arno Hill in a phone interview with Cleveland 19 News. “You know, all the sub-suppliers, all […]

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – The General Motors plant in Lordstown will stop production in March of 2019, according to sources who confirmed the news to WKBN. Back in June, nearly 600 employees at the plant opted to retire early or accept a buyout after the company announced the elimination of the second shift. GM is slashing 14,700 factory and white-collar […]

LORDSTOWN, OH (WOIO) – The General Motors plant in Lordstown made the dramatic announcement that it will go down from two shifts to one. The news came during a plant-wide employee meeting on Friday afternoon, according to WKBN. The one-shift schedule will take effect on June 18. As many as 1,500 employees will be impacted. The development comes as […]

Koby Altman says Thursday’s trades were about building chemistry for the Cleveland Cavaliers as they approach the stretch run of the regular season with designs on getting back to The Finals for a fourth straight season.   CLEVELAND — For the better part of the last two months, the Cleveland Cavaliers struggled with consistency, both […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam formally introduced John Dorsey as the team’s new general manager. “This is one of the most iconic fan bases,” said Dorsey during Friday’s press conference. “We want to be competitive every year.” Dorsey, a former NFL linebacker with the Green Bay Packers, has worked for 26 […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Chauncey Billups is expected to meet with Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert for a second time this week. According to Sam Amico, of Amico Hoops, the meeting could take place Thursday before the NBA Draft. The ESPN Analyst, who has no front office experience, is interviewing for the general manager position. Billups, a […]

PARMA, OH (WOIO) – Parma Metal Center employees received good news Wednesday. Managers announced General Motors Company is awarding a $218 million investment at Parma to prepare the facility for future product programs. “For Parma, today’s investment news continues to create good, stable jobs for our family and communities’ economic future. Through the collective bargaining […]