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

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UPDATED - Daily automotive coronavirus briefing FREE TO READ

11 August 2020

A daily update of news and views on the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis and its impact on the automotive sector


GM future models - Wuling goes electric

11 August 2020

Exceedingly strong in light commercials, SGMW's Wuling brand is also a force to be reckoned with in MPVs. The division is also beginning an expansion from the functional vehicles of the past and present, as witnessed by a series of concepts which have hinted strongly at what's coming for Wuling in the 2020s.


GM future models - Baojun bounce back?

10 August 2020

Knocked for six by COVID-19, SAIC, General Motors and Wuling Motors' Baojun brand is not only back on its feet but many delayed new models will soon be launched. The fourth quarter and 2021 could see this affordable brand staging a major comeback in China.


Cadillac latest to paint target around Tesla

7 August 2020

Tesla is clearly in the sights of General Motors premium brand Cadillac which launched the Lyriq crossover in the US as the "next chapter" for the American luxury brand and a "technology spearhead" for the automaker,according to local reports.


GM and EVgo to triple US fast charging network in five years

5 August 2020

General Motors and EVgo plan to triple the size of America's largest public fast charging network by adding more than 2,700 new fast chargers during the next five years.


GM asks to reinstate FCA lawsuit

4 August 2020

General Motors reportedly has asked a U.S. federal judge to reinstate a racketeering lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCA), saying it has new information on foreign accounts used in an alleged bribery scheme involving its smaller rival and union leaders.


South Korean sales rise 10% year on year in July

4 August 2020

Domestic sales by South Korea's five largest automakers combined increased by just over 10% to 144,422 units in July 2020 from 131,135 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the companies.


GM books Q2 $0.8bn loss

29 July 2020

General Motors has booked a second quarter 2020 loss of US$0.8bn compared with a a $294m profit for the first quarter. Revenue was $16.8bn compared with $32.7bn in Q1.


GM names innovation and growth chief

28 July 2020

General Motors has named Alan Wexler to the newly created position of senior vice president, innovation and growth, effective 17 August, 2020.


Hyundai begins acquisition of St Petersburg GM plant

28 July 2020

Hyundai Motor has taken an "initial step" to acquire General Motors' plant in St Petersburg, Russia, according to local reports.


2020 Chengdu motor show - world premieres

27 July 2020

Motor shows might be on hiatus in most countries but in China, they are back. Below is a list of world premieres for this year's event in Chengdu.


General Motors reopens hiring as it tries to get back on its feet

22 July 2020

General Motors’ (GM) job postings rebounded from 23 in May to 308 in June 2020 after remaining subdued for the past few months, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics Platform. While June’s figures were noted to be the highest of all months during the first half (H1) of 2020, hiring post shutdown may not be all that easy for the company.


Former Ford top executive joins self driving sensor startup WaveSense - reports

21 July 2020

Former Ford president of automotive, Joe Hinrichs, has joined the board of directors at WaveSense, a Boston based startup that uses ground penetrating radar to help self driving vehicles better understand and navigate road environments, media reports said.


Amazon to use stock awards to keep Zoox workers - report

10 July 2020

Amazon plans to create at least US$100m in stock awards to retain the approximately 900 employees of Zoox, the self-driving car startup it offered to buy last month, and can walk away from the deal if large numbers of them turn down job offers from the technology giant, Reuters reported.


GM names new EVP and president for North America

9 July 2020

General Motors named Steve Carlisle, 58, as executive vice president and president, North America, effective from 1 September.


GM axes US Sonic build

8 July 2020

General Motors has confirmed plans to discontinue the US built subcompact Chevrolet Sonic.


British Gas orders 1,000 Vauxhall electric vans

7 July 2020

British Gas said it had ordered 1,000 new all-electric Vivaro-e vans from PSA's Vauxhall. It's claimed to be the largest commercial BEV (battery electric vehicle) order placed in the UK to date.


just-auto Plus only SAIC-GM-Wuling builds energy storage power station from retired electric vehicle batteries

6 July 2020


VW starts converting and expanding Emden plant for EVs

6 July 2020

Volkswagen said on Monday it had started to convert its Emden plant in Germany to an EV factory with the first electric cars expected off the line there from 2022.


Ford China JVs see June growth

6 July 2020

Ford's China joint ventures reported year on year sales growth for June as the market continued to recover from coronavirus-induced lows.


Inteva Products hails GM supplier award

6 July 2020

Inteva Products has welcomed its recognition by General Motors with one of its Supplier of the Year Awards.


Magna secures six GM Supplier of the Year Awards

6 July 2020

Magna is hailing the fact it received six awards from General Motors at the automaker's annual supplier recognition event.


Hanon Systems receives one of GM Supplier of the Year awards

3 July 2020

Hanon Systems has secured one of General Motors' Supplier of the Year awards in a virtual ceremony honouring recipients.


Tenneco hails staff as it secures GM Supplier Award

3 July 2020

Tenneco has lauded its 32,000 Powertrain staff as it received one of General Motors' Supplier of the Year awards.


just-auto Plus only Hanon Systems recognized by General Motors as a 2019 supplier of the year winner

3 July 2020


GM Korea reconfirms Changwon investment plan

3 July 2020

GM Korea Company confirmed its plans to invest KRW800bn (US$667m) over the next few years were still on track despite the difficult trading conditions brought about by the global COVID-19 pandemic.


just-auto Plus only GM reports second-quarter U.S. sales

2 July 2020


Mann+Hummel hails 25th GM Supplier Award

2 July 2020

Mann+Hummel has welcomed its inclusion by GM as a recipient of a 2019 Supplier of the Year award for the 25th time.


Veoneer hails GM Supplier Award

30 June 2020

Veoneer has welcomed its recognition by General Motors as a recipient of one of its Supplier of the Year awards.


GM recognises suppliers

26 June 2020

General Motors has recognised component manufacturers during a virtual ceremony to celebrate its 28th annual Supplier of the Year awards.

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General Motors news

Daily COVID-19 autos briefing FREE TO READ

11 August 2020

A daily update of news and views on the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis and its impact on the automot...


GM future models - Wuling goes electric

11 August 2020

Exceedingly strong in light commercials, SGMW's Wuling brand is also a force to be reckoned with...


GM future models - Baojun bounce back?

10 August 2020

Knocked for six by COVID-19, SAIC, General Motors and Wuling Motors' Baojun brand is not only bac...


Cadillac latest to paint target around Tesla

7 August 2020

Tesla is clearly in the sights of General Motors premium brand Cadillac which launched the Lyriq...


GM and EVgo to triple US fast charging in 5 years

5 August 2020

General Motors and EVgo plan to triple the size of America's largest public fast charging network...


South Korean sales rise 10% in July

4 August 2020

Domestic sales by South Korea's five largest automakers combined increased by just over 10% t...



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