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VE Commodore production line at Holden plant

Holden Starts Work On Body Shop For Next-Generation Cars

General Motors’ Australian subsidiary Holden has started work on a new body shop that will be used to build two future models, the first of which, the next-generation Cruze compact car, will enter production in 2015. The second model will enter production in 2018 when the upcoming VF... read more

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2013 Opel Adam Cup race car

Opel Returns To Motorsports With New One-Make Series

Opel, General Motors’ loss-making European division, is attempting to build excitement for its new Adam minicar by announcing a new one-make racing series. Called the... read more November 22, 2012 by 


 
The National Tire Research Center's Flat-Trac LTRe - image: GM

To Boost Fuel Economy, GM Turns To Tire Technology

When it comes to increasing fuel economy, the obvious steps are decreasing engine size (and, often, performance), shaving pounds, refining aerodynamics and possibly... read more November 21, 2012 by 


 
GM and PSA Peugeot Citroen alliance

GM And PSA Peugeot Citroen Announce New Vehicle Projects

Following their initial alliance announcement made in March of this year, the heads of General Motors and France’s PSA Peugeot Citroen have announced an update on the... read more October 24, 2012 by 


 
GM CEO Dan Akerson (left) and PSA Peugeot Citroen CEO Philippe Varin

GM Mulls Deeper Ties With PSA Peugeot Citroen, Could Form Joint Venture: Report

In March of this year General Motors made the surprise move of forming an alliance with PSA Peugeot Citroen by purchasing seven percent of the French automaker’s stock... read more October 15, 2012 by 


 
2011 Saab 9-5 and 2011 Saab 9-4X

Spyker To Oppose GM’s Motion To Dismiss $3 Billion Lawsuit

In August of this year Dutch firm Spyker filed a $3 billion lawsuit against General Motors in a U.S. District Court in Michigan, alleging the American auto giant had... read more October 2, 2012 by 


 
GM develops new resistance spot welding process for aluminum

New Welding Technique Should Lead To More Aluminum In GM Cars

General Motors has developed what it says is an industry-first aluminum welding technology, which allows it to use more aluminum in the construction of its cars rather than... read more September 25, 2012 by 


 
2013 Chevrolet Camaro's frameless rear-view mirror with electrochromic OnStar buttons

2013 Chevy Camaro Gets Frameless Rear-View Mirror In OnStar Revamp

General Motors is updating the look of its OnStar buttons as it rolls out the connectivity and telematics feature in more and more markets across the globe. The new designs... read more August 22, 2012 by 


 
GM working on car-to-car and car-to-object communications technology

GM Participating In U.S. Car-To-Car Communications Trial

Coinciding with a similar program being run in Germany, the U.S. Department of Transportation is about to start a trial of technology relying on car-to-car and car-to-object... read more August 21, 2012 by 


 
2006 Saab 9-7x

Buick Rainier And Saab 9-7X Recalled

General Motors has announced a wide-ranging recall on certain SUV models from the 2006 and 2007 model years. The vehicles affected by the recall include the Chevrolet... read more August 20, 2012 by 


 
GM CEO Dan Akerson and his 1958 Chevrolet Corvette that will be sold for charity

GM CEO’s Personal 1958 Chevy Corvette To Be Auctioned For Charity

A 1958 Chevrolet Corvette finished in Regal Turquoise will be auctioned off for charity, with all proceeds going to aid Habitat for Humanity Detroit, a nonprofit organization... read more August 17, 2012 by 


 
Spyker's propeller logo.

Spyker Suing General Motors For $3 Billion Over Saab Bankruptcy

Spyker N.V has announced the filing of a $3 billion lawsuit against General Motors, alleging that it deliberately forced Spyker-owned Saab into bankruptcy by blocking a... read more August 6, 2012 by 


 
2013 Opel Adam

Opel Loses New Design Boss

Just two weeks after Opel CEO Karl-Friedrich Stracke announced his resignation from the top job, David Lyon, Opel’s recently appointed head designer has reportedly... read more July 31, 2012 by 


 
GM working on vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-X communications systems

GM Working On Cars That Use Smartphone Signals To Detect Pedestrians

Several automakers have introduced advanced technology in their cars that can read the road ahead and anticipate whether a vehicle in front is slowing down or a pedestrian or... read more July 26, 2012 by 


 
2013 Opel Adam

Opel Appoints New Interim Chief

Opel has announced that Thomas Sedran, one of the struggling automaker’s strategy heads and chief of operations, will serve as interim chairman until a permanent... read more July 18, 2012 by 


 
OnStar partners with RelayRides on peer-to-peer car rentals

OnStar Partners With RelayRides On Peer-To-Peer Car Sharing: Video

It’s no secret that, aside from high-dollar collector models, cars are a depreciating asset. Worse, you’re paying for your car even when you’re not using... read more July 17, 2012 by 


 
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