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Chevrolet Bolt EV self-driving prototype

GM is testing a ride-sharing app for self-driving electric cars

General Motors envisions a future in which self-driving cars aren't simply owned personally; they also pick up and drop off individuals. Along with its Cruise Automation subsidiary that it bought last year, the automaker has begun beta testing a ride-sharing app to hail self-driving Chevrolet Bolt... read more

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General Motors Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan

GM to end sales in India, manufacturing in South Africa

General Motors on Thursday made major announcements concerning its operations in India and South Africa. The automaker confirmed that it will cease sales in India by the end... read more May 18, 2017 by


 
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GM says Venezuela has illegally seized its manufacturing plant

General Motors will immediately cease operations in the country of Venezuela after the U.S. automaker announced authorities there illegally seized its manufacturing plant and... read more April 20, 2017 by


 
PSA Group CEO Carlos Taveres and GM CEO Mary Barra

Following Opel sale, more downsizing in store for GM

General Motors this month finally sold its struggling European unit Opel (along with Vauxhall, Opel’s brand for the United Kingdom) to France's PSA Group after racking... read more March 15, 2017 by


 
2017 Opel Insignia Grand Sport

GM sells Opel to France’s PSA Group

General Motors confirmed on Monday that it has reached an agreement to sell its struggling European division Opel to French auto giant PSA Group, the parent of French brands... read more March 5, 2017 by


 
2017 Opel Insignia Grand Sport

GM in talks with PSA Group over sale of Opel

General Motors has confirmed it’s in talks with PSA Group over a number of strategic issues, one of which is the sale of its European subsidiary Opel. PSA controls... read more February 14, 2017 by


 
General Motors Brownstown Township factory for assembly of Chevrolet Volt battery packs

GM, Honda form joint venture for mass production of fuel cells

General Motors and Honda on Tuesday announced plans to produce a next-generation hydrogen fuel cell system together starting around 2020. The two automakers are making equal... read more January 31, 2017 by


 
2016 Toyota Prius Two Eco

Toyota Remains World’s Biggest Automaker With 10.15 Million Sales In 2015

Toyota ended 2015 with 10.15 million sales, retaining its status as the world's biggest automaker for the fourth year in a row. The final tally was down slightly on the 10.23... read more January 28, 2016 by


 
General Motors CEO Mary Barra and GM Executive Vice President Mark Reuss

GM Outlines Areas Of Focus For The Future

General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] will make emerging personal mobility technology an integral part of its future strategy. CEO Mary Barra and GM Executive Vice President of... read more October 1, 2015 by


 
General Motors ignition assembly parts, packaged and shipped Thursday, April 17, 2014

General Motors Will Pay $900M Criminal Fine Over Bad Ignition Switches

The Detroit News is reporting that General Motors Company will pay a $900 million criminal fine over the defective ignition switches that led to 124 deaths and 275 injuries... read more September 18, 2015 by


 
Fiat's Sergio Marchionne

Marchionne Wants To Bring FCA And GM Together, GM Says No

The large automotive entity known as Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] has been in the news as of late, and it's not because of Hellcat goodness. Okay, there's actually... read more September 3, 2015 by


 
Milford Active Safety Testing Area

GM Opens Active Safety Testing Area At Milford Proving Grounds

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... read more July 29, 2015 by


 
GM celebrates building its 500 millionth vehicle

GM Celebrates 500-Million Vehicle Milestone: Video

General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] is celebrating the manufacture of the 500 millionth vehicle to wear one of its brands, by thanking its customers past and present via small... read more May 5, 2015 by


 
2015 Toyota Camry XSE

Toyota Edges Out VW And GM To Remain World’s Biggest Automaker In 2014

Toyota has announced it sold 10.23 million vehicles in 2014, a 2.5 percent gain on the 9.98 million it sold the previous year and the first 10-million-plus annual sales... read more January 21, 2015 by


 
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GM aims to have just 4 platforms by 2025

General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] currently uses 26 platforms for its variety of vehicles sold all over the globe, but under the leadership of new CEO Mary Barra the American... read more October 6, 2014 by


 
2012 Tata Nano

India Fines Carmakers For Violating Anti-Trust Laws

Following a crackdown by the Chinese government on carmakers allegedly violating anti-monopoly laws, India is slapping companies with fines too. Just like in China, Indian... read more August 26, 2014 by


 
 

 
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