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Latest insights


ANALYSIS - future Chevrolet SUVs & pick-ups

26 July 2017

The final instalment in a series which has looked at the current and future vehicles of General Motors now goes under the skin of Chevrolet division's light trucks.


Will GM regret the shrinking of Chevrolet?

18 July 2017

GM has consolidated operations and withdrawn its Chevrolet brand from a number of markets as part of a strategy to focus activity where it turns a profit. There's a clear short-term benefit to the bottom line, but will it be regretted in the long-term as rivals are left to exploit new opportunities in emerging markets?


ANALYSIS - what the future holds for Chevrolet cars

13 July 2017

Following a major expansion in the 2000s, Chevrolet is now shrinking. Fast. GM has pulled its largest brand from all European markets (though the Corvette and Camaro remain available), and a withdrawal from India and South Africa has now begun too. Meanwhile, in the US, China and South Korea, sales of Chevy car models are falling, leaving Brazil as the world's only large market where things are improving.


Integrated Canadian test cells impress OEM visitors

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.

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: Purchasing director General Motors 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.


INTERVIEW: Keno Kato, Corporate VP of Product Planning for Nissan & Infiniti

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


Unions eye new GM Korea CEO as hatchet man

12 October 2017

Kaher Kazem, former managing director of the now gutted GM India and the new CEO of GM Korea, reportedly has assured employees the parent company has no plans to quit Korea but heads of the GM branch of the Korean Metal Workers Union reportedly are not so sure.


South Korean domestic sales jump 20% in September

11 October 2017

Domestic sales by South Korea's five mainstream automakers combined jumped by over 20% to 133,551 units in September from weak year earlier volume of 111,159 units, according to preliminary data released individually by the vehicle manufacturers.


just-auto Plus only General Motors US sales up 12% in September 2017

4 October 2017

General Motors reported a 12% year-over-year increase in total sales in September to 279,397 units, driven by a 17% increase at Chevrolet and an 9% increase at GMC. Crossover deliveries were up 43%, trucks were up 10% and passenger cars were down...


GM Brazil (more or less) details latest spending plans

29 September 2017

A spend of BRL3.1bn/US$1bn will complete investment previously announced by General Motors in its Brazilian manufacturing units.


just-auto Plus only Chevrolet names new medium-duty truck Silverado

29 September 2017

At the State Fair of Texas, Chevrolet confirmed that its all-new Class 4 and 5 trucks launching in late 2018 will be branded Silverado. The announcement came during Chevrolet’s Truck Centennial event, which kicked off a 100-day celebration of the first...


Canadian plant strike over labour contract threatens GM SUV supply

20 September 2017

Workers at General Motors CAMI assembly plant in Ontario, Canada, want a resolution to the contract impasse that has them on the picket line this week while a looming shortage of a popular SUV the plant makes - in parallel with a Mexican factory - gives GM an incentive to make this a short-term stoppage.


General Motors to recall 2.5m cars in China

18 September 2017

General Motors' local joint ventures in China are to recall around 2.51m vehicles from the end of October to replace faulty airbag inflators produced by troubled Japanese supplier Takata.


just-auto Plus only GM US sales up 7.5% in August 2017

4 September 2017

General Motors reported US August deliveries of 275,552 vehicles, up 7.5% from a year ago. Retail deliveries were up 4%, and the company estimates that it gained more than one-half point of retail market share. US Commercial fleet deliveries were up 19%,...


just-auto Plus only Chevrolet introduces new 2018 Tahoe Custom

16 August 2017

Chevrolet announced the new Tahoe Custom special edition for the 2018 model year. Like other Custom models, the Tahoe Custom is intended for buyers who want the uncompromised capability of Chevrolet trucks and SUVs in a great looking package at an outstanding...


just-auto Plus only New turbo-charged Equinox diesel offers propulsion choices

15 August 2017

Get ready to ghost your gas station. The 2018 Chevrolet Equinox offers an EPA-certified 39 mpg on the highway (FWD model) with the available 1.6L turbo-diesel engine. That number is expected to top the segment in highway fuel economy, with greater highway...


just-auto Plus only Maven Gig expands car rental service across the US

10 August 2017

Maven Gig now provides vehicles for freelance drivers in Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco. Future cities include Baltimore, Boston, Detroit, Phoenix and Washington, DC. HopSkipDrive is added as a new partner, along with existing partners GrubHub,...


just-auto Plus only GM recalls 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra

8 August 2017

NHTSA campaign number: 17V414000 Manufacturer General Motors  Components Steering Potential number of units affected 690,685 Summary General Motors (GM) is recalling certain 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 vehicles. The vehicles...


South Korean domestic sales rise 8% in July

3 August 2017

Domestic sales by South Korea’s five main automakers rose by 7.8% to 130,611 units in July from 121,144 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the companies.


just-auto Plus only GM US sales down 14% in July 2017

2 August 2017

General Motors reported July US retail sales of 202,220 vehicles, down about 14% from strong sales in July 2016. In July, GM’s crossovers and trucks account for 80% of sales for the company’s best monthly mix ever. While the US market continues...


just-auto Plus only Latin NCAP scores Chevrolet N300 zero stars

2 August 2017

Latin NCAP’s fourth round of results for 2017 were released with a disappointing zero stars result for the passengers version of the Chevrolet N300, one star for the A segment Fiat Mobi and two stars for the Kia New Rio Sedan. The Chinese made minivan...


just-auto Plus only Chevrolet expands myChevrolet App availability to Apple watch

14 July 2017

Chevrolet is giving its owners another option to use their myChevrolet app by making it available on Apple Watch. Chevrolet owners can now remote start and stop their vehicle, lock and unlock the doors, activate and cancel the horn and lights, locate their...


just-auto Plus only IIHS announces ratings for six large cars

6 July 2017

The Lincoln Continental, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class and the Toyota Avalon come out at the top of a group of six large cars recently evaluated by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The three cars qualify for Top Safety Pick+, the Institutes highest...


just-auto Plus only GM Canada sales up 4.2% in June 2017

5 July 2017

Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac dealers delivered 27,151 vehicles in June, an increase of 4.2% year-over-year - the company’s best June since 2011. “The first half of the year has been filled with bests, and that momentum continued through...


just-auto Plus only General Motors US sales down 5% in June 2017

4 July 2017

General Motors reported June US retail sales of 202,908 vehicles, down about 3% from the same period last year. However, in the fastest growing US retail market segment, GM’s crossover retail sales were up 23%, due largely to the strength of Chevrolet...


GM India starts Latin America exports for Beat sedan

28 June 2017

GM in India has commenced shipments of the sedan version of its Chevrolet Beat to Latin America markets.


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 Avant-garde 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 suit over compensation

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 for GM’s Ecotec engines

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.

Chevrolet news

Unions eye new GM Korea CEO as hatchet man

12 October 2017

Kaher Kazem, former managing director of the now gutted GM India and the new CEO of GM Korea, rep...


South Korean domestic sales jump 20% in September

11 October 2017

Domestic sales by South Korea's five mainstream automakers combined jumped by over 20% to 133,551...


just-auto Plus only General Motors US sales up 12% in September 2017

4 October 2017

General Motors reported a 12% year-over-year increase in total sales in September to 279,397 unit...


GM Brazil (more or less) details latest spending plans

29 September 2017

A spend of BRL3.1bn/US$1bn will complete investment previously announced by General Motors in its...


just-auto Plus only Chevrolet names new medium-duty truck Silverado

29 September 2017

At the State Fair of Texas, Chevrolet confirmed that its all-new Class 4 and 5 trucks launching i...


Canadian plant strike over labour contract threatens GM SUV supply

20 September 2017

Workers at General Motors CAMI assembly plant in Ontario, Canada, want a resolution to the contra...



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