General Motors has announced that it will pour US$5 billion (AU$6.82b) into developing a range of new small cars for emerging markets around the world. The new models, to be marketed under the Chevrolet brand, will be developed and manufactured together with long-time Chinese partner SAIC Motor Corp. The program promises to focus on introducing customers […]
When when think about the General Motors Company's [NYSE:GM] Milford Proving Grounds, we tend to imagine barely sub-sonic laps of the "Lutz Ring," or other kinds of high-performance testing. But of course, plenty of other activity takes place at the historic facility. ALSO SEE: Updated A3 Expected To Receive Audi Virtual Cockpit The latest...
General Motors, which has acknowledged being responsible for more than 100 deaths because of its failure to recall vehicles with a known defect in the ignition switch, doesn’t want the public to see documents turned up as part of an ongoing lawsuit. But a federal court recently ruled against the car maker, which could be embarrassing for GM. For those … [More]
Since 2010 — when America’s auto industry was in tatters but also in recovery — General Motors, Ford Motor Company, Toyota USA, and American Honda have lost 5.5 percentage points of market share. Through the first half of 2015, those...Show More Summary
General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] is embarking on a bold new plan to grow sales in emerging markets. The plan calls for a new family of affordable but tech-rich vehicles based on a modular platform that GM will be developing with its Chinese partner Shanghai Automotive Industry Corp. GM will also develop the engines for the vehicles with SAIC...
Sergio Marchionne sees cooperation with the UAW as a key to a future merger with General Motors. In the deal, Marchionne could potentially take advantage of the 8.7 percent of GM stock that's owned by the union's health care trust. Continue...Show More Summary
General Motors will invest $5 billion to build a global line of cars with Shanghai-based SAIC Motors that will be sold in Brazil, China and other emerging markets, the automaker announced Tuesday. The cars won’t be sold in the United States, according to the statement. Show More Summary
The Chinese economy is going through a rough patch, and that has led to widespread speculation that the country's massive auto market will decline after years of rapid growth. General Motors and Ford both reported good second-earnings, but industry analysts have been focused on the respectively vulnerabilities of both companies in China. Show More Summary
General Motors shows off its Front Pedestrian Braking system, a low-cost driver aid to be introduced on the redesigned 2016 Chevrolet Malibu. Continue reading Chevy's low-cost pedestrian avoidance to debut on 2016 Malibu Chevy's low-cost pedestrian avoidance to debut on 2016 Malibu originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 28 Jul 2015 08:00:00 EST. Show More Summary
Summer is still in full swing and this time of year, it’s fun to take a family outing. ATVs, boats, and campers all help us enjoy the season so much more. And to get those things to our getaway destination, safety is essential. General Motors provided this handy towing info-graphic. These are really great tips you […]
By Joseph White DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co said on Tuesday it will invest $5 billion over the next several years to develop with its Chinese partner a new family of Chevrolet vehicles aimed at fast-growing emerging markets, in the process offering investors a fresh rationale for rejecting a merger with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV. Show More Summary
Equipment, practicality, value: life atop the light car segment is tough. One model that has been in the battle for a long time is the Holden Barina. A badge seen in Australia – affixed to various General Motors products – since 1985, the Holden Barina has been a budget-car staple for 30 years. In recent years […]
As part of a ramp-up to adding more active safety features to its cars and the path to autonomous driving, General Motors last week unveiled its new $14 million Active Safety Test Area (ASTA) near Detroit.
Huge tech firms including Apple, Microsoft and Google, along with other major companies such as General Motors, Goldman Sachs, UPS and Walmart, are joining a White House-coordinated effort to create a global consensus on climate change. Mashable reports that the...
Big businesses know climate change is threatening their companies -- and all of us. On Monday, 13 major companies, from General Motors to Microsoft to Coca-Cola, announced they were doing something about it. Together the companies said...Show More Summary
Americans these days line up to buy iPhones, but half a century ago, they were flocking to see gleaming, futuristic prototypes of kitchen appliances. General Motors's Kitchen of Tomorrow, part of a traveling exposition of the company's products, featured an Ultrasonic Dishwasher and an Electro Recipe File. Show More Summary
General Motors has opened a 52-acre testing ground for safety features and self-driving car technology at its Milford Proving Ground facility, the Detroit News is reporting. The site includes areas for pedestrian safety, highway testing and 16 acres for autonomous vehicle testing. Show More Summary
As General Motors prepares to carve out space in between their best-selling utility vehicle, the Equinox, and their large three-row crossover, the Traverse, Ford reports significant improvement with the launch of their second-generation tweener crossover. Show More Summary
General Motors disclosed in its quarterly Securities and Exchange Commission filing Thursday that the Federal Trade Commission is investigating the automaker for selling used cars under recall, the Detroit News is reporting. According...Show More Summary
General Motors will achieve a 20-lb. weight saving on its 2016 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Couple by using TCA Ultra Lite, a Class A body panel material, according to Continental Structural Plastics, a lightweight composite manufacturer. This is the first production use of CSP’s Ultra Lite advanced composite. “Through a joint continuous improvement effort, Chevrolet and […]