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Brands related to this company: Chevrolet, Opel (GM), Vauxhall (GM)

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Korean auto industry slumps at end of 2017

9 January 2018

As sluggish sales in China and the US hit export volumes, Korean automakers are also suffering the adverse domestic market impacts of industrial action impacting Hyundai and resultant intensified competitive conditions.


ANALYSIS - Vauxhall muscle ute era ends with Maloo

6 September 2017

The last rear-wheel drive vehicle to be manufactured in Australia will be produced on 20 October. This also means the end of an era for a vehicle which Vauxhall, but never Opel, has sold in tiny numbers: the V8-engined Maloo pick-up.


New Crossland X and future Opel-Vauxhall SUVs

23 August 2017

At first sight, the new Crossland X, which steps in for the Meriva, appears to make no sense for Opel and Vauxhall. Isn't it the same size as the Mokka X? The now Groupe PSA divisions believe there is room below their existing B-SUV for a slightly shorter, narrower and lower crossover, but is there?


New Insignia and Opel-Vauxhall's future under PSA

3 August 2017

It's August, once the month during which the northern hemisphere's automotive industry would quieten down. This being an odd-numbered year there's no chance of that, what with preparations for the Frankfurt IAA well underway. And now, Groupe PSA completing the acquisition of Opel and Vauxhall. The perfect time then to look at how those brands' newest car measures up.

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PSA's Tavares sees need to raise Opel efficiency

12 September 2017

In an interview with just-auto at the Frankfurt Motor Show, PSA chief Carlos Tavares warns of productivity gaps across the Opel manufacturing network that will require work to bring plants into line with PSA efficiency levels. He also says the company is planning several post-Brexit scenarios in the absence of any guidance from the UK government and European Commission.


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).

Latest news


Flint plant to build diesel engine for Silverado

18 January 2018

General Motors says its Flint Engine Operations will serve as the manufacturing site for the new Duramax 3.0L turbo-diesel for the 2019 Silverado.


GM chiefs see 2018 profits flat, better 2019

16 January 2018

General Motors forecast 2018 profits would will be largely flat compared with 2017 but higher in 2019 after the redesigned, high margin pickup trucks announced in Detroit this week go on sale in the US.


2018 DETROIT AUTO SHOW - world debuts list

16 January 2018

Vehicles which made their global debuts at the 2018 NAIAS are named below on just-auto's list.


just-auto Plus only Buick sells 1.4m vehicles globally in 2017

15 January 2018

Buick delivered more than 1.4m vehicles globally. Year 2017 saw a spirited pace of new vehicle launches, including the Enclave, Enclave Avenir, Regal Sportback, Regal TourX, Regal GS, GL6, Velite 5, Excelle GX and LaCrosse Avenir. In North America, Canada...


just-auto Plus only GMC global sales up 3% in 2017

12 January 2018

GMC closed out a solid year of sales performance with a 3% increase in total sales year over year for 2017 and 1% increase in retail sales year over year. Additionally, the average transaction price (ATP) for GMC trucks and SUVs has steadily increased 35% over...


just-auto Plus only Chevrolet to reveal Silverado 4500HD/5500HD trucks

9 January 2018

Chevrolet confirmed that it will reveal its all-new Silverado Class 4 and 5 chassis cab trucks at The Work Truck Show 2018, which takes place 6-9 March in Indianapolis. The Work Truck Show is North America’s largest work truck event and this year it is...


just-auto Plus only Baidu’s Apollo platform to feature TomTom HD Map

9 January 2018

TomTom (TOM2) and Baidu, announced an extension to their collaboration on high definition (HD) maps for autonomous driving. TomTom's HD Map and TomTom AutoStream, which was announced at CES, will be pre-integrated into Baidu’s open autonomous...


just-auto Plus only Cadillac global sales surge 15.5% in 2017

8 January 2018

Cadillac recorded its second-highest sales mark in the brand’s 115-year history, delivering 356,467 vehicles worldwide in 2017 and resulting in a 15.5% sales increase year over year. China continues to be a strong market for the brand, with sales up...


just-auto Plus only General Motors US sales up 2% in December 2017

4 January 2018

General Motors delivered 3,002,241 vehicles in the US in 2017, including more than 1.3m trucks and 965,090 crossovers. In the process, GM set new annual sales records for pickup and crossover deliveries, electric vehicles sales, average transaction prices and...


just-auto Plus only Renesas to present evolutionary upgrades at CES

21 December 2017

Renesas Electronics Corporation, a premier supplier of advanced automotive semiconductor solutions, announced the next generation of its advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), automated driving, and connected cockpit demonstration vehicles. From sensor...


just-auto Plus only Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 gets Brembo carbon brakes

20 December 2017

Brembo, the world leader and acknowledged innovator of brake technology, is the stopping partner of choice for the new 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 that made its North American debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show.  This unique Brembo carbon ceramic brake...


just-auto Plus only Latin NCAP announces last round of results

18 December 2017

Latin NCAP’s eighth and last round of results for 2017 was released with encouraging results for the Nissan Murano and the Nissan Kicks and even with improvements, another zero star performance for one of the best selling cars in Mexico, the Chevrolet...


RHD Chevrolets returning to Australia

13 December 2017

Right hand drive Chevrolet models are returning to Australia (and likely New Zealand) with local conversions by Holden Special Vehicles (HSV).


GM hedges mobility bets

12 December 2017

Although GM is taking steps to reap the benefits of greater electrification and use of driverless vehicle technologies in the future, company CEO Mary Barra also stresses that the traditional 'owner-driver' model will be around for a 'very long time'.


GM adds commerce platform for in-car purchases

8 December 2017

General Motors customers will be able to order and pay for their morning coffee by tapping their in-vehicle touchscreen via a new commerce platform that will allow a range of on-demand reservations and purchases from inside the car.


just-auto Plus only Cadillac global sales up 3.7% in November 2017

7 December 2017

A resurgent Cadillac sold 32,016 units globally in November 2017, maintaining an 18-month run of consecutive growth. Year-to-date sales are up by 18.5%, totalling 321,721 units. China continues to be a strong market, with sales up by 53.7% year over year....


South Korean domestic sales fall 3% in November

4 December 2017

Domestic sales by South Korea's five largest automakers combined fell by 3.1% to 140,342 units in November from 144,814 units a year earlier, according to preliminary data released individually by the vehicle manufacturers.


just-auto Plus only GM US sells 245,387 vehicles in November 2017

4 December 2017

General Motors reported 245,387 deliveries in the US in November, with large year-over-year increases in sales of Chevrolet, Cadillac, Buick and GMC crossovers to individual “retail” customers. Chevrolet crossovers were up 16%, driven by a...


just-auto Plus only GM Arlington plant rolls off 11 millionth vehicle

1 December 2017

As a Summit White 2018 Tahoe RST rolls off the line, General Motors’ Arlington Assembly plant marks the 11 millionth vehicle - and more than 2.5m full-size Chevrolet utilities - produced at the facility since it opened in 1954. “Chevrolet has...


PSA wants some Opel money back - report

29 November 2017

PSA is reportedly wanting money back from General Motors over CO2 issues.


just-auto Plus only Chevrolet ZR1 convertible makes its global debut

29 November 2017

Chevrolet dropped the top on the 2019 Corvette ZR1 with the global introduction of the ZR1 convertible, the first ZR1 drop-top since the original 1970 model-year ZR1. On sale next spring alongside the Corvette ZR1 coupe, the ZR1 convertible emphasises...


Big 3 lobby against NAFTA origin rules change

28 November 2017

The Detroit Big Three - Ford, GM and FCA - are urging the Trump administration to row back from rule-of-origin proposals for NAFTA that they claim would add thousands to car costs and disrupt supply chains.


2017 GUANGZHOU SHOW - world debuts

21 November 2017

AutoGuangzhou 2017 hosted a variety of concept and production model world debuts. The press preview day was Friday 17 November.


just-auto Plus only GM US recalls Silverado/Sierra vehicles

21 November 2017

Summary General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2011-2015 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 and GMC Sierra 3500 trucks equipped with dual fuel tanks. The low fuel level sensor for the front tank may stick causing the rear tank to overfill the front tank. If the...


World premieres at 2017 Dubai motor show

14 November 2017

The public world premieres of vehicles from Chevrolet, Land Rover and Infiniti took place at the 2017 Dubai International Motor show.


GM sets sales records in China

8 November 2017

General Motors and its local joint ventures delivered an October record 382,723 vehicles in China. Retail sales were up 11% year on year, marking the highest monthly sales growth in 2017.


Cadillac gets China sales boost

8 November 2017

Cadillac sales are surging this year, boosted by strong sales in its largest market - China


To Brazil from Mexico - a competitive Chevy SUV

3 November 2017

SUVs' share of the Brazilian market has soared to 17.4% in 2017 from just 6.8% in 2012.


South Korean domestic sales fall 11% in October

2 November 2017

Domestic sales by South Korea's five largest automakers combined fell by 11% to 112,729 units in October from 126,660 units a year earlier, according to preliminary data released individually by the vehicle manufacturers.


just-auto Plus only GM US sells 252,813 vehicles in October 2017

2 November 2017

General Motors reported 252,813 deliveries in the US in October. Pickup deliveries totalled 84,902 units, up 9% year over year, led by the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra. Crossover deliveries totalled 82,235 units, up 12% year over year, driven by...

General Motors news

Flint plant to build diesel engine for Silverado

18 January 2018

General Motors says its Flint Engine Operations will serve as the manufacturing site for the new...


GM chiefs see 2018 profits flat, better 2019

16 January 2018

General Motors forecast 2018 profits would will be largely flat compared with 2017 but higher in...


2018 DETROIT AUTO SHOW - world debuts list

16 January 2018

Vehicles which made their global debuts at the 2018 NAIAS are named below on just-auto's list....


just-auto Plus only Buick sells 1.4m vehicles globally in 2017

15 January 2018

Buick delivered more than 1.4m vehicles globally. Year 2017 saw a spirited pace of new vehicle la...


just-auto Plus only GMC global sales up 3% in 2017

12 January 2018

GMC closed out a solid year of sales performance with a 3% increase in total sales year over year...


Korean auto industry slumps at end of 2017

9 January 2018

As sluggish sales in China and the US hit export volumes, Korean automakers are also suffering th...



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