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Brands related to this company: Chevrolet, Opel, Vauxhall

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How Buick could push Toyota out of China's top 3

21 June 2017

Buick cars and light trucks are the focus of the second feature in the series concerning the current and future vehicles of General Motors.


GM China's future vehicles - Baojun and Wuling

16 June 2017

Baojun and Wuling are two of the best selling brands in China, and each is controlled by the SAIC General Motors Wuling joint venture. This is the first part of a look into each of GM's passenger vehicles divisions and their worldwide models, both current and future.


Interior design and technology - Vauxhall Mokka X

12 June 2017

It is only when you get to drive a certain car model for a few days that you begin to notice them everywhere. The Vauxhall Mokka is no exception, with more than 120,000 buyers here in the UK alone, its single biggest market in Europe. Continuing QUBE/just-auto's review of interior design and technology trends, we take a closer look at the facelifted and renamed Mokka X.


Detroit has investors on its mind - COMMENT

18 May 2017

The automotive business, like others, is subject to economic cycles. It is now ten years since the global economic slowdown - the 'credit crunch' of 2007 - that eventually brought us a much more serious banking crisis in late 2008 and the a pretty severe global recession in 2009.

Latest interviews


Opel chief interior designer on the new Insignia

27 April 2017

Continuing just-auto/QUBE's review of interior design and technology trends, we borrowed the new Vauxhall Insignia Grand Sport to take a closer look and got the inside story from Stefan Arndt, Adam Opel AG's chief interior designer.


GENEVA - Interview with Opel CEO Neumann

2 March 2016

General Motors Europe boss has told just-auto that the company is off to a strong sales start as it looks to hit breakeven in 2016. In a wide-ranging interview in Geneva, he also said that Opel is looking to address its weakness in SUVs, is concerned about the UK’s currency movements and believes that Opel should focus on efficiency gains for combustion engines - rather than go for hybrids - in meeting tighter CO2 emission rules.


Interview with Vauxhall MD Tim Tozer

17 September 2015

General Motors' UK operations' chief is Vauxhall MD Tim Tozer. He tells just-auto about the brand's high hopes for the new Astra and the resurgence of the UK manufacturing plant that makes it (one of two in Europe).


Q&A: Philip Abram, Chief Infotainment Officer, GM

19 January 2015

At the recent Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, just-auto's Cat Dow caught up with GM's Chief Infotainment Office Philip Abram to learn more about the OEM's plans for connected vehicles.

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...


IAA world debuts - Kia Stonic official details

20 June 2017

Kia Motors has announced official details of the Stonic, the new B-SUV which will be aimed at buyers in multiple regions.


IAC opens India engineering centre

20 June 2017

IAC has opened an engineering centre in Pune, India as well as holding the groundbreaking ceremony for a manufacturing site within General Motors' new supplier park in Arlington, Texas.


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...


GM Orion plant builds 130 self-driving Bolt EV's

14 June 2017

General Motors has completed production of 130 Chevrolet Bolt EV test vehicles equipped with its next generation self-driving technology at its Orion Assembly Plant in Orion Township, Michigan.


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...


Opel chief's exit confirmed

12 June 2017

Opel CEO Dr Karl-Thomas Neumann has stepped down as the Speaker of the Management Board and CEO of Opel/Vauxhall.


Opel sale to PSA could close early

9 June 2017

General Motors could close the deal selling Opel to PSA by the end of July rather than the end of the year, media reports said.


Automakers slow on standardising AEB

9 June 2017

Automakers are moving slowly on widespread fitment of crash prevention technology that regulators say could prevent thousands of deaths and injuries every year, a media report said.


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....


GM shareholders reject Greenlight proposal

6 June 2017

General Motors has announced that, based on the preliminary vote count at its  2017 Annual Meeting, shareholders rejected Greenlight's proposal to create a dual-class common stock structure. Shareholders also elected all eleven of GM's Board nominees.


just-auto Plus only Cadillac global sales up 33.8% in May 2017

6 June 2017

Cadillac globally sold 29,738 units in May 2017, an increase of 33.8% – driven by strong year-over-year growth in all markets. May marked the 12th consecutive month of double-digit growth for Cadillac, and continued execution of the brand’s...


GM's China sales slip

5 June 2017

General Motors sales in China fell in May for a second consecutive month, as the U.S. automaker phased out its older generation Buick Excelle in the high volume small sedan segment, a media report said.


Detroit stresses environmental commitment

5 June 2017

US President Donald Trump's decision to pull the US out of the international Paris Accord on climate change has been met with reaffirmed commitments to environment friendly policies from US automakers.


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...


Cadillac demonstrates V2I capability in Michigan

31 May 2017

Cadillac’s CTS sedan, one of the first production vehicles in the world to contain Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) communication, has now successfully demonstrated Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) capability in Michigan.


GM accused of diesel trucks emissions tests rig

30 May 2017

GM has been accused in a lawsuit of rigging hundreds of thousands of diesel trucks with devices similar to those used by Volkswagen to ensure they pass emissions tests.


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...


GM to cut back its Singapore regional HQ

25 May 2017

General Motors has said it plans to reduce the workforce at its Singapore regional headquarters by over 70% this year as part of a broader programme of cutbacks at its international operations.


just-auto Plus only Subaru XV/Holden Astra score five ANCAP stars

25 May 2017

Two new cars enter the Australasian market this week with 5-star ANCAP safety ratings - the Subaru XV and Holden Astra sedan. “The Astra sedan and XV offer high levels of protection to occupants across a variety of crash scenarios including frontal,...


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 MOOG launches Control Arm Bump Stop for GM trucks

23 May 2017

MOOG, the industry-leading steering and suspension brand from Federal-Mogul Motorparts, recently launched a new Control Arm Bump Stop (K201426) for GM trucks, in addition to expanding its coverage throughout the month of April. MOOG increased its number of...


just-auto Plus only GM Canada appoints new chief financial officer

19 May 2017

GM Canada on 18 May 2017 announced that Amy Martin joins the company as vice president, finance and chief financial officer. She will also become a member of the GM Canada Board of Directors. Martin will report jointly to Steve Carlisle, president and...


GM cuts operations in India and South Africa

18 May 2017

General Motors has announced cuts to its international operations which it says will save it around USD100m a year.


just-auto Plus only Flex/Caruma join over intelligent interior systems

17 May 2017

AGM Automotive, a leading global developer and supplier of automotive interiors and consoles – recently acquired by Sketch-to-Scale solutions provider Flex has entered into a joint development and licensing agreement with Caruma Technologies,an...


GM collaborates with suppliers over rubber supply

16 May 2017

General Motors says it is commited to sourcing sustainable natural rubber in its tyres to drive the industry towards net-zero deforestation and uphold human and labour rights.


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...

General Motors news

How Buick could push Toyota out of China's top 3

21 June 2017

Buick cars and light trucks are the focus of the second feature in the series concerning the curr...


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...


IAA world debuts - Kia Stonic official details

20 June 2017

Kia Motors has announced official details of the Stonic, the new B-SUV which will be aimed at buy...


IAC opens India engineering centre

20 June 2017

IAC has opened an engineering centre in Pune, India as well as holding the groundbreaking ceremon...


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...


GM China's future vehicles - Baojun and Wuling

16 June 2017

Baojun and Wuling are two of the best selling brands in China, and each is controlled by the SAIC...



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