Note the changes in the gas stations and the proving grounds garage over 40 years. Photos courtesy of GM Heritage Center. Have you ever seen a “fish scale gadget” used to measure required clutch pedal pressure? Did you know that back in the day, to determine if there was undesirable glare produced by interior surfaces, […]
Who will be the first to bring electric vehicles to the masses? Probably GM.
announced ahead of its 2017 on-sale date, the opel ampera-e is set to become the first fully electric vehicle offered by general motors’ european division. if the ampera-e looks familiar to you, that’s because apart from the unique grille...Show More Summary
Fox News: An employee at a Michigan General Motors Technical Center said he was fired after he pulled a gun to stop a knife attack at the plant on Wednesday, but his bosses eventually reversed their decision and let him return to work. Didarul Sarder, a 32-year-old valet service supervisor, “now has his job back,” […]
CAIRO (Reuters) - General Motors will resume operations in Egypt this Sunday, the company said on Thursday, after halting activities earlier in the week due to the country's ongoing currency crisis. "We will resume plant operations in...Show More Summary
General Motors has confirmed that the Chevrolet Bolt long-range electric car will launch in Europe next year, badged as the Ampera-e. Unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas last month, the Bolt features a 60kWh battery – twice the capacity of the latest Nissan LEAF – and offers a range of 200 […]
Opel Ampera-e - pictures from GM General Motors will launch a European version of its Chevrolet Bolt battery-only electric car next year to be called the Opel Ampera-e. GM Europe owns Opel and Vauxhall, which sell identical cars across Europe. Opel sells in mainland Europe, while Vauxhall sells the same cars with [...]
A federal judge has denied a motion that sought to oust lead counsel for plaintiffs suing General Motors over deaths and injuries caused by faulty ignition switches. Continue reading Judge rejects attempt to oust lawyers from GM ignition-switch...Show More Summary
For a car company that's more than 100 years old, General Motors is proving to be very much up to speed with current trends in automotive tech. It recently made a $500 million investment in Uber's closest competitor, Lyft. It scooped...Show More Summary
General Motors and Ford Motors both enjoyed an excellent 2015. Both American auto makers benefited from the surge in sales of SUVs and trucks in the U.S. auto market, benefiting as well from the fact these vehicles have higher margins than sedans. Moreover, these two companies, along with Fiat-Chrysler, dominate in these segments, while Japanese […]
Chevrolet introduces a refreshed 2017 Trax – just 13 months after its U.S. introduction. The 2017 Trax delivers a new design, more technology and more active safety coming Fall 2016. (photo credit: General Motors) In the past couple years, the subcompact crossover has seemingly sprung up from nowhere to become one [...]
General Motors is recalling more than 473,000 trucks and SUVs in the U.S. and Canada because the brake pedals can come loose and fail to work properly. The recall covers certain 2015 and 2016 Chevrolet Silverado HD, GMC Sierra HD and Chevrolet Tahoe police vehicles. GM says a nut on the brake pedal...
(Reuters) - General Motors Co said Tuesday it is recalling 473,000 pickups and SUVs in North America because brake pedals could fail due to a faulty nut. The Detroit automaker is calling back 426,573 2015-16 Chevrolet Silverado HD, GMC Sierra HD, and Chevrolet Tahoe police vehicles in the United States and 46,837 in Canada. Show More Summary
Most of us take for granted that our car’s brake pedal will work properly when we go to use it. But for the owners of some General Motors trucks and SUVs, that may not be the case. GM announced Tuesday that it will recall 473,000 model year 2015 and 2016 Chevrolet Silverado HD, GMC Sierra HD, and Chevrolet Tahoe vehicles. …
A still from General Motors' 1956 promotional film Design for Dreaming. (Photo: USAutoIndustry/YouTube) In 1956 General Motors released a promotional film called “Design for Dreaming”. According to GM’s Heritage Center, the film wasShow More Summary
CAIRO (Reuters) - General Motors temporarily suspended its operations in Egypt due to a currency crisis, a company source told Reuters on Monday. "The entire sector has a currency crisis. We cannot make a car without some of the parts. Show More Summary
General Motors might be willing to share the Volt's powertrain with other automakers, and both sides in such a partnership could reap major financial benefits. Continue reading GM might share the Chevy Volt's powertrain tech with rivals...Show More Summary
You may recall that about three years ago, General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] announced it was consolidating a number of its powertrain development centers into its main GM Global Powertrain campus located in Pontiac, Michigan. The consolidation is now largely complete and as part of the process GM established a new facility specifically for...
Cadillac is General Motors' luxury brand and has been for over 100 years — and it's undergoing a major reinvention. Sales and marketing operations were moved to New York City in 2014 in order to make Caddy seem hip and fresh and of the global-luxury conversation. But Cadillac has been in the throes of transformation for more than a decade. Show More Summary
Jon Lauckner might have the best job in the traditional auto industry. He's chief technology officer for General Motors, and he also runs GM Ventures, the automaker's venture-capital arm. Lauckner has been at GM since 1979 and has had...Show More Summary