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GM confirms new electric model for Orion Township plant

22 March 2019

General Motors has confirmed it was spending US$300m at its Orion Township, Michigan, assembly plant to produce a new Chevrolet electric vehicle that will bring 400 new jobs to the factory.


GM to announce Orion Township plans today

22 March 2019

General Motors was expected to announce on Friday afternoon (EST) plans to spend US$300m at the Orion Township plant near Detroit to boost autonomous and electric vehicle output, media reports said.


Shanghai motor show world debuts list - Porsche Cayenne Coupe

22 March 2019

Auto Shanghai, the motor show which in odd-numbered years alternates with Beijing as China and the industry's biggest and most important, takes place in April. Below is the latest list of vehicle world debuts, with the Porsche Cayenne Coupé and facelifted Dongfeng Honda XR-V newly added.


GM to spend $2.7bn on Brazil factories - report

20 March 2019

General Motors has said it would spend US$2.7bn at two Brazilian factories over the next five years, sparing them from closure.


NYIAS world debuts list - 2020 Mercedes GLC Coupe

20 March 2019

Even though AutoShanghai opens to the media on 16 April, there will still be quite a few important vehicle premieres on the following day at the New York International Auto Show. As ever, just-auto lists the debuts with a constantly updating roster of world first appearances.


Toyota, SoftBank, eye $1bn Uber investment - reports

14 March 2019

Investors led by SoftBank Group Corp and Toyota Motor are in talks to invest at least US$1bn into Uber Technologies' self-driving vehicle unit which would value the unit at $5bn to $10bn, two sources told the Reuters news agency.


NHTSA and IIHS reports on AEB equipped by automakers

14 March 2019


South Korean sales fall 1% in February, +2% YTD

5 March 2019

Domestic sales by South Korea's five largest automakers declined by 1.1% to 104,307 units in February from 105,432 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the vehicle manufacturers.


GM names new president, North America

4 March 2019


Amazon recruits GM's global manufacturing head - reports

1 March 2019

Amazon has recruited General Motors' outgoing head of global manufacturing, Alicia Boler Davis, according to media reports.


JLR supplier opens new Slovakia factory

26 February 2019

Shenda-owned Auria, the global supplier of vehicle acoustical and fibre-based products, has opened its new Vrable, Slovakia factory producing automotive flooring systems and decorative trim parts for Jaguar Land Rover and "other premium OEM customers".


GM launches the all-new 2020 Acadia in Canada

21 February 2019


GM investing to increase production capacity at Michigan propulsion plant

20 February 2019

General Motors is investing US$20m at its Romulus, Michigan propulsion plant to increase the plant’s capacity for future 10-speed transmission production. Romulus currently builds V6 engines and 10-speed transmissions used in several GM cars, trucks and crossovers.


GM to invest US$36m in Lansing

19 February 2019

General Motors is investing US$36m at its Lansing Delta Township, Michigan assembly plant for future crossover production. Lansing Delta Township (LDT) currently builds the Chevrolet Traverse and Buick Enclave crossovers.


General Motors appoints new member to its board of directors

12 February 2019


2019 Chicago auto show - the world debuts

8 February 2019

At this year's Chicago auto show, there were world premieres from Ford, Nissan, Ram, Subaru, Toyota and Volkswagen. It's worth noting that not one of them was an electric or even electrified vehicle.


Cruise chief's incentive plan points to IPO - report

7 February 2019

General Motors has outlined an incentive plan for the head of its self-driving car unit that, Reuters suggested, points the way toward a possible initial public offering for the business.


GM workers getting $10,750 bonus

7 February 2019

Daimler's Mercedes-Benz workers aren't the only ones looking forward to a nice bonus following the posting of a decent set of 2018 results.


GM operates back in black in 2018

6 February 2019

General Motors said strong 2018 full year earnings were driven by strong pricing, surging crossover sales, growth of GM Financial earnings, "disciplined" cost control and the successful launch of the company's all-new full-size pickup trucks: the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra.


Chevrolet launches new 2020 Silverado HD

6 February 2019


GM wields white collar jobs axe

5 February 2019

General Motors confirmed to local media on Monday it began cutting some 4,000 salaried jobs, mostly in North America.


Gas shortage prompts Michigan automaker closures

31 January 2019

General Motors said last night (30 January) it would temporarily suspend operations at 11 Michigan plants and its Warren Tech Center after a utility made an emergency appeal to users to conserve natural gas during the extreme 'polar vortex' winter cold.


Qualcomm Korea appoints it's new president and vice president

28 January 2019


GM to further invest in Tennessee plant for advanced engine technology

25 January 2019


Allison equips HD trucks with 10-speed automatic transmission

24 January 2019

Allison Transmission has announced, along with GMC, the availability of a ten-speed, fully automatic transmission in the new Sierra heavy-duty truck.


2019 Detroit auto show - the world debuts

15 January 2019

All the production vehicle and concept world debuts at the 2019 North American International Auto Show are listed below.


General Motors to aggregate dynamic data from leading EV charging networks

10 January 2019


GM China plans 20 'new' models in 2019, Cadillac sales up

8 January 2019

General Motors said it would launch a "record" 20 new or "refreshed" models in China in 2019 with an eye on "emerging opportunities in new energy vehicles (NEVs)".


Canada union head to talk Oshawa closure with GM

8 January 2019

General Motors' decision to close its Oshawa, Ontario, assembly plant is going to be hard-fought as far as the country's auto union is concerned.


Reuss replaces Ammann as GM president

4 January 2019

General Motors has announced the appointment of Mark Reuss as company president, effective immediately. He replaces Dan Ammann in the post - he moves to become chief executive officer of GM Cruise, the self-driving car unit (effective January 1). 

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General Motors news

GM confirms new electric model for Orion Township

22 March 2019

General Motors has confirmed it was spending US$300m at its Orion Township, Michigan, assembly pl...


Auto Shanghai world debuts - Porsche Cayenne Coupe

22 March 2019

Auto Shanghai, the motor show which in odd-numbered years alternates with Beijing as China and th...


GM to announce Orion Township plans today

22 March 2019

General Motors was expected to announce on Friday afternoon (EST) plans to spend US$300m at the O...


NYIAS world debuts list - 2020 Mercedes GLC Coupe

20 March 2019

Even though AutoShanghai opens to the media on 16 April, there will still be quite a few importan...


GM to spend $2.7bn on Brazil factories - report

20 March 2019

General Motors has said it would spend US$2.7bn at two Brazilian factories over the next five yea...


Toyota, SoftBank, eye $1bn Uber investment

14 March 2019

Investors led by SoftBank Group Corp and Toyota Motor are in talks to invest at least US$1bn into...



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