College seniors 'left in the dark' as they enter a job market squeezed by pandemic
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — As freshmen, they saw a robust economy waiting for them, where jobs and opportunities seemed plentiful. But in what feels like the blink of an eye, the class of 2020 watched that future swept away by the coronavirus pandemic.Missouri and Kansas college seniors are entering a job market where an estimated 30 million people have filed for unemployment benefits in the last six weeks. Some grads and near-grads are migrating back home to regroup. Others are reshaping plans and dreams they’ve nurtured for years with hard work and student loans.It’s not the spring 2020 they envisio...
The Kansas City Star
GM partners with Honda to make two new electric vehicles at GM plants
DETROIT — GM and Honda have agreed to jointly develop two all-new electric vehicles for Honda.The vehicles will be on GM’s global EV platform powered by proprietary Ultium batteries, but Honda will design the exteriors and interiors. The platform will be engineered to match the way Honda vehicles handle.For GM this is “another step” toward its vision of an all-electric future and will provide a profitable EV business “through increased scale and capacity utilization,” said Doug Parks, GM executive vice president of Global Product Development, Purchasing and Supply Chain.About a month ago, GM C...
Detroit Free Press