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Integrated Canadian test cells impress OEMs

19 November 2015

It takes a fair bit to impress engineers from a major OEM but the boffins from a major Canadian university reckon they achieved that recently with a guided tour of a new research and development facility they are building.


THE WEEK THAT WAS: Trouble in Tianjin

28 August 2015

Our updates of the auto situation in Tianjin, following the massive explosions in the Chinese port city, have attracted a lot of reader interest this week. I was last week in the middle of a British 'staycation' (it rained, thank you for asking) when news of the disaster broke and watched, appalled, at the war zone-like TV news views of thousands of incinerated cars (many new VW Beetles as it happened; Tainjin being a key auto port of entry for imported models, VW was said to have lost some 2,750 cars) as TV news anchors regularly reported on the increasing, but surprisingly low number of people killed. Tragic.


THE WEEK: Flint down but not out by any means

7 August 2015

Whenever I hear the word Flint I always think of a certain Michael Moore, native of that Michigan city, and his movie Roger & Me about the closure of a vast swathe of factories that once made up General Motors' Buick City.


ANALYSIS: Making sense of China's sales volatility

28 July 2015

Just as in Europe, India or the USA, looking at China as one market doesn't give you the full picture. Differences across geographical areas are one reason why some models are suddenly hugely popular, while others are fading rapidly.

Latest interviews


INTERVIEW: GM President Dan Ammann

27 June 2014

General Motors President Dan Ammann says that GM is performing to plan and that its European operations are on target to achieve profitability by "mid-decade".


Q&A with Tenneco: Energy recovery technologies

14 April 2014

Tenneco’s advances in exhaust heat recovery technologies include thermoelectric generators (TEGs) and Rankine systems for powering electrical accessories, recharging batteries and supporting vehicle propulsion without reducing engine performance. Tenneco reckons that the same trends that are causing the vehicle powertrain to become electrified are indeed causing its after-treatment systems to become electrified. Matthew Beecham spoke to Marcel Womann, Supervisor, Advanced Cold End Products, Advanced Engineering, Tenneco Clean Air Division about TEGs.


INTERVIEW: Supply director GM Russia: Peter Layer

23 April 2013

Purchasing director General Motors Russia, Peter Layer, recently spoke at the Russian Automotive Forum in Moscow, organised by Adam Smith Conferences, as well as talking to Simon Warburton on the sidelines of the event.


Q&A with Nissan's global head of Product Planning

2 April 2013

Keno Kato is corporate vice president of Global Product Strategy and Product Planning for Nissan and Infiniti. Glenn Brooks recently met him and took the opportunity to ask a variety of questions concerning future model plans.

Latest news


just-auto Plus only Chevrolet Bolt earns IIHS top safety ratings

21 June 2017

The Chevrolet Bolt is the first all-electric vehicle to earn a 2017 award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The small car is new for the 2017 model year. Unlike the Chevrolet Volt, it has no back-up gas engine. The Bolt earns good ratings...


GM opens new supplier park at Arlington facility

19 June 2017

General Motors has unveiled plans to open a new supplier park to support future vehicle production at its Arlington Assembly, with a start-date at some point next year.


just-auto Plus only Magna introduces new D-Optic LED headlamps

14 June 2017

D-Optic lighting is unique for automotive applications because it is scalable and is custom-developed for a vehicle's specific shape and styling. LEDs and lenses can be added or subtracted to suit each unique design. The innovative headlamps make their...


just-auto Plus only PPG supplies colour solutions for Chevrolet FNR-X

13 June 2017

The Chevrolet FNR-X, the first all-purpose sports concept vehicle from SAIC General Motors, made its world premiere at Auto Shanghai 2017. Its stylised and sophisticated appearance impressed the audience, including brilliant metallic colour care of the PPG...


GM India dealers eye US class action compo suit

9 June 2017

General Motors dealers in India reportedly are exploring options of filing a class action suit in the US over what they say is inadequate compensation for their point of sale (PoS) investments by the carmaker planning to exit the local market by the end of this year.


just-auto Plus only GM to launch Commercial Link services in Canada

7 June 2017

General Motors plans to expand its Commercial Link service to Canada this fall.  This platform is specifically designed for small businesses to access key vehicle information such as location, fuel level, miles driven and maintenance needs at any time....


just-auto Plus only GM Canada sales surge 36% in May 2017

2 June 2017

Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac dealers delivered 31,149 vehicles in May, an increase of 36% year-over-year and the company’s best May since 2009. GM was the also the retail sales leader for the third month in a row with May’s retail sales up...


just-auto Plus only BorgWarner supplies engine timing systems to GM

2 June 2017

BorgWarner supplies the complete engine timing system, including silent timing chains, guides, hydraulic tensioners, sprockets and oil pump chains, for a variety of General Motors’ (GM’s) 1.0- to 1.5-litre Ecotec engines built in South America and...


just-auto Plus only GM US recalls 2016-2017 Chevrolet Spark vehicles

26 May 2017

NHTSA campaign number: 17V307000 Manufacturer General Motors LLC Components Air Bags Potential number of units affected 55,068 Summary General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Chevrolet Spark vehicles. In the event of a crash, if a young...


GMSA union sees 600 jobs gone by July

23 May 2017

South Africa's National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) has said up to 600 workers at General Motors SA are set to lose their jobs by July, out of a total of 1,500.


just-auto Plus only Kia Rio/Chevrolet Onix fail Latin NCAP crash test

12 May 2017

Latin NCAP’s second round of results for 2017 were released on 11 May 2017 with a disappointing zero stars result for both the Kia Rio Sedan and Chevrolet Onix. The Chevrolet Onix is the best-selling car in Brazil and performed particularly badly in side...


just-auto Plus only GM US recalls 2014-2016 Chevrolet Caprice PPV

9 May 2017

NHTSA campaign number: 17V265000 Manufacturer: General Motors LLC Components: Steering Potential number of units affected: 545 Summary General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2014-2016 Chevrolet Caprice Police Pursuit vehicles (PPV), previously...


GM and Ford report China sales for April

8 May 2017

General Motors and Ford Motor reported sharply contrasting sales performances in China last month, according to data released individually by the US automakers.


just-auto Plus only GM US sales down 6% in April 2017

4 May 2017

General Motors reported April sales of 244,406 crossovers, trucks and cars, driven by exceptionally strong crossover sales at Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac. GM expects to gain retail market share for the month, with industry volumes about equal to a...


South Korean domestic sales fall 5% in April

3 May 2017

Domestic sales by South Korea's five main automakers fell by 5% to 132,675 units in April 2017, from 139,617 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the country's vehicle manufacturers.


just-auto Plus only GM Canada sales surge 16% in April 2017

3 May 2017

Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac dealers delivered 30,948 total vehicles in April, an increase of 16% year-over-year, its best April on record since 2008. GM Canada retail sales are up 16% year-over-year for the company’s best April retail sales...


Workers' outlook bleak after GM India closes Halol

2 May 2017

The closure of General Motors India's Halol factory last Friday (28 April) has left workers devastated amidst a bleak outlook for re-employment elsewhere, local media reports said.


GM and Toyota to boost Brazil exports

28 April 2017

The 70% year on year growth in exports from Brazilian auto plants in the first quarter of 2017 delighted the automakers and has prompted something of a rush to get more cars out to foreign markets amidst only a slight domestic recovery so far. Toyota and GM have just confirmed they're doing just that.


2017 Auto Shanghai motor show world premieres

24 April 2017

Auto Shanghai 2017 did not disappoint, with a vast number of concept, prototype and production model world debuts. The most important vehicle premiere will probably prove to be the Wuling Hong Guang S3, this being the first SUV for the number one brand in the world's largest market.


just-auto Plus only GM US sales up 1.9% in Q1 2017

5 April 2017

General Motors, which grew its retail sales faster than any other full-line automaker in 2016, outpaced the industry once again in March. The company also gained retail share in the first quarter of 2017. “The economy is strong and we see more growth...


South Korean domestic sales fall 2% in March

4 April 2017

Domestic sales among South Korea’s five main automakers fell by 2% to 145,903 units in March 2017, from 148,848 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the country’s vehicle manufacturers.


just-auto Plus only GM Canada March 2017 sales up 22.9%

4 April 2017

Based on initial estimates, GM Canada led the automotive industry in March, driven by strong retail sales gains of 27.2% year-over-year. Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac dealers delivered 30,115 total vehicles in the month, an increase of 22.9%...


GM India signs three year wage deal for Talegaon

27 March 2017

General Motors India (GMI) said a new three-year wage agreement, good till 31 March, 2020, just signed with the General Motors Employees union would support further advances in vehicle manufacturing quality, efficiency and an improved work environment.


GM Brazil to refurbish plant after union deal

21 March 2017

Following negotiations with a key union, GM will refurbish its oldest plant in Brazil (inaugurated 1930).


GM firms up 900 jobs in Michigan

16 March 2017

General Motors has announced it will add or retain approximately 900 jobs across three Michigan facilities during the next 12 months.


just-auto Plus only GNCAP announces test results for two Indian cars

7 March 2017

In the first set of #SaferCarsForIndia results for 2017, Global NCAP has released the scores for crash tests conducted on the Chevrolet Enjoy and the Ford Aspire (Next Gen Figo). The Chevrolet Enjoy, which is sold without airbags in its basic version,...


just-auto Plus only GM US sales up 4.2% in February 2017

3 March 2017

Record sales of crossovers, large SUVs and pickups in February drove General Motors’ retail market share up more than one-half percentage point versus a year ago. Average transaction prices, which reflect what customers pay after sales incentives, also...


just-auto Plus only GM Canada sales up 5% in February 2017

3 March 2017

Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac dealers delivered 16,528 total vehicles in February, an increase of 5% year-over-year. GM Canada’s total sales are up 3% calendar year-to-date. “Backed by our strong portfolio of crossovers and pick-up trucks...


just-auto Plus only Chevrolet Canada introduces 2018 Traverse/Equinox

17 February 2017

Chevrolet on 16 February 2017 introduced the all-new 2018 Traverse and next-generation Equinox Turbo-Diesel at the Canadian International Auto Show.  “One of the hottest segments in Canada continues to be crossovers and SUVs. With the addition of...


just-auto Plus only New Cruze Diesel Sedan receives best EPA ratings

14 February 2017

Chevrolet announces that the 2017 Cruze Diesel Sedan has achieved a US EPA-estimated 52 mpg highway rating - the highest highway fuel economy rating of any non-hybrid/non-EV in America – is a clear indication about the future for diesel passenger...

Chevrolet news

just-auto Plus only Chevrolet Bolt earns IIHS top safety ratings

21 June 2017

The Chevrolet Bolt is the first all-electric vehicle to earn a 2017 award from the Insurance Inst...


GM opens new supplier park at Arlington facility

19 June 2017

General Motors on 16 June 2017 announced plans to open a new supplier park to support future vehi...


just-auto Plus only Magna introduces new D-Optic LED headlamps

14 June 2017

D-Optic lighting is unique for automotive applications because it is scalable and is custom-devel...


just-auto Plus only PPG supplies colour solutions for Chevrolet FNR-X

13 June 2017

The Chevrolet FNR-X, the first all-purpose sports concept vehicle from SAIC General Motors, made...


GM India dealers eye US class action compo suit

9 June 2017

General Motors dealers in India reportedly are exploring options of filing a class action suit in...


just-auto Plus only GM to launch Commercial Link services in Canada

7 June 2017

General Motors plans to expand its Commercial Link service to Canada this fall. This platform is...



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