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GM to use carbon fiber in next-generation pickup beds?

General Motors has made efforts to slash weight from its vehicles, and its next-generation full-size pickup trucks might get the most surprising lightweight solution yet. They might be in line for a carbon-fiber-induced diet. The automaker might use the strong, lightweight material in the beds of... read more

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Elon Musk is "full of crap" with self-driving car promises, says GM exec

Automakers and technology companies from around the world continue to press forward with their autonomous-driving technologies, but a handful remain standouts. Arguably... read more October 16, 2017 by


 
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GM buys lidar developer for self-driving car projects

General Motors continues to pursue an ambitious self-driving car agenda. It recently acquired Cruise Automation to help speed up development of its own self-driving cars. Now... read more October 10, 2017 by


 
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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... read more August 10, 2017 by


 
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GM's sale of Opel to France’s PSA Group is complete

General Motors and French automaker PSA Group on Tuesday announced the completion of the sale of Opel. Its acquisition of Opel means PSA Group is second only to the... read more August 1, 2017 by


 
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CEO Mary Barra says GM will employ over-the-air updates before 2020

Although some automakers—notably Tesla—have been utilizing over-the-air (OTA) updates for years in its vehicles, many others have shied away from the technology... read more July 26, 2017 by


 
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GM sued over potentially cheating diesel emission tests, but not by feds

The state of diesel-powered passenger vehicles has been precarious since Volkswagen's scandal broke nearly two years ago. Since then, other automakers have been accused of... read more May 26, 2017 by


 
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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


 
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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


 
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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


 
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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


 
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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' Dan Ammann (center) with Lyft's John Zimmer (right) and Logan Green (left)

GM to develop on-demand autonomous car service with Lyft

General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] today announced it is entering a long-term strategic alliance with Uber-rival Lyft to create an on-demand ride-sharing service that will rely... read more January 4, 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


 
 

 
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