GM Raises 2021 Earnings Expectations on Pricing and Better Chip Delivery

2022 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali Ultimate GM General Motors slightly raises its 2021 profit expectations on the basis of strong prices, resilient consumer demand and stronger than expected supply of semiconductor chips. The Detroit automaker’s new adjusted earnings forecast for this year is about $14 billion, up from an already elevated forecast of between $11.5 … Read more

GM to Form New Joint Venture to Produce Critical Materials for EVs

Production will now begin at the former Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant, less than two years after GM announced the massive $2.2 billion investment to completely renovate the facility to build a variety of all-electric trucks and SUVs. Photo by Jeffrey Sauger for General Motors DETROIT โ€“ General Motors plans to form a new joint venture with … Read more

Grain prices are rising; experts say inflation will remain

(WXYZ) โ€” If you think you’ve been spending more at the grocery store since the start of the pandemic, brace yourself, prices will continue to rise. Related: “I don’t feel good about it, I hope it gets better. I don’t know why, but I think prices are going up everywhere,” said a local resident. Since … Read more

Secretary of Commerce says US House must immediately pass CHIPS law to reduce semiconductor shortage

US Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo discusses the impact of the semiconductor chip shortage on the UAW Region 1A office in Taylor, Michigan on November 29, 2021. Jeff Kowalsky | AFP | Getty Images DETROIT โ€” Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo on Monday urged the U.S. House to immediately pass legislation supporting U.S. semiconductor chip manufacturing … Read more

Blaming COVID: Biden sees common culprit for country’s woes – WHP Harrisburg

Blaming COVID: Biden sees common culprit for country’s woesWHP Harrisburg .

Weather in Metro Detroit: Increasing afternoon snowfall ahead

DETROIT โ€“ Welcome to Saturday, Motown. We are in the midst of a cold spell this holiday weekend that will bring snow before it’s over. Saturday morning it will be mostly cloudy and very cold. Temperatures start in the teens and low 20s. The chills will sometimes be in the single digits. It’s important to … Read more

๐Ÿ”’ 10 things to do in Metro Detroit this weekend

DETROIT Thanksgiving is here and bigger than ever with the return of the parade. It’s a great weekend to stay here in Detroit, there is so much to do. 10 Things to Do in Metro Detroit This Weekend Thanksgiving Family Fun Fest (Majestic Theater), 7 a.m. Thursday: Fuel up for Thanksgiving with an energizing breakfast … Read more

Detroit Police Want Help Finding Missing 62-Year-Old Woman

DETROIT โ€“ Police are asking anyone with information about a missing 62-year-old woman to come forward. Sophie Wisniewski was last seen on Wednesday (Nov. 24) at 9:30 a.m. on the 8000 block of Middlepoint Street in Detroit. Police said she had left her residence and had not returned home. She was last seen wearing a … Read more

Military to help Michigan deal with surge in COVID-19 patients

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – The federal government will send 44 military medical personnel to Michigan to help beleaguered hospitals treat COVID-19 patients amid a fourth wave that is the worst in the country, state health officials said Wednesday. It will also open beds at Detroit’s Veterans Affairs hospital for transfers. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer sought help … Read more

Definition of fully vaccinated could change according to Dr. Fauci

(WXYZ) โ€” The definition of โ€œfully vaccinatedโ€ for COVID-19 may change. That’s according to leading infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci. Currently, the term fully vaccinated means that a person has received two doses of the mRNA COVID-19 vaccine โ€” either from Pfizer or Moderna. Or they got the one-time dose from Johnson & Johnson. … Read more