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

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Chengdu motor show debuts list - Haval H2

16 August 2018

The public premiere of a mid-life update for the Haval H2 will take place at the Chengdu motor show. Below is a list of vehicle world premieres, with many more to be added during the coming weeks.


BEIJING MOTOR SHOW - Final world debuts list

8 May 2018

Multiple brands revealed concept, prototype and production model world premieres during the press preview days of AutoChina 2018. The show has just closed its doors to the public.


GM Korea on the brink - the future models fall-out

18 April 2018

GM Korea is teetering, its March sales crashing by 58% and the Chevrolet brand even falling below Mercedes-Benz in the domestic market. Exports of fully built models are faring better, although shipments of SKD and CKD kits are fading. Time to take a look at what the fall-out of a bankruptcy would be for greater General Motors.


ANALYSIS - GM Korea’s future in the balance

21 March 2018

GM Korea (GMK) faces two crucial months of talks with the South Korean government, creditors including state-owned Korea Development Bank and major shareholders, as management look to rebuild the company’s bombed-out balance sheet and meet upcoming obligations including debt repayment schedules.

Latest interviews


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


Buick adds pay-for-gas to infotainment system

8 August 2018

Owners of some Buick models can now pay for fuel at ExxonMobil service stations using their vehicles' infotainment systems.


GM names SVP, global public policy

2 August 2018

General Motors today named Everett Eissenstat as senior vice president, global public policy, effective immediately. He will report to GM chairman and CEO Mary Barra.


just-auto Plus only GM Canada sells 25,226 vehicles in July 2018

2 August 2018

General Motors remained Canada’s retail sales leader through July as Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac dealers delivered 20,702 vehicles (retail) and 4,524 (fleet) during the month. This brought GM Canada’s total year-to-date deliveries to...


Chevrolet Brazil gives Spin a stylish facelift

27 July 2018

The Brazilian minivan market has lost much of its sparkle yet the Chevrolet Spin still has a strong presence in the segment, including taxi service, but has always been criticised for its controversial styling. It is offered in five and seven-seat versions.


GM reports upbeat Q2 results despite headwinds

25 July 2018

General Motors has announced second quarter 2018 results that beat analyst expectations reflecting profitability in all core operating segments. It also said it was the second consecutive quarter of records for China and GM Financial.


Maven introduces new car-sharing service in the US

25 July 2018

General Motors' Maven brand is expanding its car-sharing platform to include a peer-to-peer offering that enables owners and eligible lessees to earn money by renting their personal Chevrolet, Buick, GMC or Cadillac car or truck model year 2015 and newer to driving members.


Opel H1 profit drives PSA net income rise

24 July 2018

PSA Group's Opel/Vauxhall (OV) division has posted a first-half profit of EUR502m (US$587m), while its parent recorded net income up EUR226m to EUR1.5bn.


South Korean vehicle sales down 5.7% in June

11 July 2018

Domestic sales by South Korea’s five largest automakers combined fell by 5.7% to 131,827 vehicles in June from 139,842 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the vehicle manufacturers.


Rumours swirl over fate of Ohio Chevy Cruze plant

6 July 2018

After General Motors' Lordstown plant recently moved to one shift, doubts have been growing over what the company is planning to do with the factory. Now, a local senator says he has asked Mary Barra why GM is making investments in Mexico rather than in Ohio.


2019 Chevrolet Volt charges twice as fast

6 July 2018

Chevrolet says a new 7.2kW charging system on the 2019 Chevrolet Volt cuts recharging times nearly in half by adding about twice the all-electric driving range per hour of charge.


just-auto Plus only GM Canada sales up 1.8% in June 2018

6 July 2018

Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac dealers delivered 27,638 vehicles in June, an increase of 1.8% year-over-year, which marks General Motors Canada’s best June since 2011. This includes 21,259 vehicles retail and 6,379 vehicles fleet deliveries. With...


just-auto Plus only GM US sales up 5% in Q2 2018

4 July 2018

Very strong truck sales and a wave of all-new crossovers helped General Motors deliver more than 758,000 vehicles in the US in the second quarter of 2018. Second quarter sales at Chevrolet and GMC far outpaced the industry on a year-over-year basis, growing...


South Korean sales down 5.7% in June

3 July 2018

Domestic sales by South Korea's five largest automakers combined fell by 5.7% to 131,827 vehicles in June from 139,842 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the vehicle manufacturers.


GM sells out, ending assembly in Vietnam

29 June 2018

General Motors will transfer its Vietnamese operation to VinFast Trading and Production and distribute Chevrolet cars through the local assembler, in a move that could help drive up its modest sales in the country, a media report said.


GM Mercosur to launch 20 products by 2022

22 June 2018

General Motors' Brazil brand Chevrolet will launch 20 new models in the Mercosur trading bloc by 2022.


just-auto Plus only GM breaks ground on new parts processing centre

21 June 2018

General Motors Customer Care and Aftersales (CCA) broke ground on an all-new US$65m ACDelco and Genuine GM parts processing centre on a vacant 141-acre lot near the intersection of Genesee and Davison roads in the City of Burton. It is the company’s...


GM plans $175m Lansing plant retool for Cadillacs

18 June 2018

General Motors has said it would will spend $175m to modernise and retool a plant in Lansing, Michigan, to build the next generation of luxury Cadillac sedans.


GM’s CFO to retire

13 June 2018

General Motors has announced that Chuck Stevens, GM executive vice president and Chief Financial Officer, will retire effective March 1, 2019.


GM has no projects with Lyft - CEO

13 June 2018

General Motors currently has no projects underway with ride-sharing company Lyft, in which it has a 9% stake, CEO Mary Barra has said.


General Motors CFO retires

12 June 2018

General Motors said Chuck Stevens, an executive vice president and chief financial officer, will retire after more than 40 years with the company on 1 March, 2019.


GM raises China new-energy vehicle target

8 June 2018

General Motors reportedly is speeding up the rate of electric vehicle launches in China as policymakers there continue to promote EVs as an alternative to petrol-powered vehicles.


GM and Honda to jointly develop next-gen batteries

8 June 2018

General Motors and Honda announced an agreement for new advanced chemistry battery components, including the cell and module, to accelerate both companies' plans for all electric vehicles.


just-auto Plus only AAM driveline technology selected for Cadillac XT4

8 June 2018

When the Cadillac XT4 goes on sale later this year, driveline technology from American Axle and Manufacturing will help provide exceptional vehicle efficiency while still allowing for the added functionality of all-wheel drive (AWD). The vehicle’s...


GM's Ammann leaves Lyft board

7 June 2018

General Motors President Dan Ammann is stepping down from the board of directors at ride-hail firm Lyft.


GM opens 2nd EV battery plant in China

7 June 2018

General Motors opened a new lithium-ion battery assembly plant in Shanghai as the US carmaker looks to aggressively expand its new-energy vehicle line-up in the world’s largest market over the next five years.


All Cadillac models to get Super Cruise

7 June 2018

Cadillac plans to expand the rollout of Super Cruise which it claims is "the world's first true hands-free driver assistance feature for the freeway".


South Korean sales down 1.3% in May

4 June 2018

Domestic sales by South Korea's five largest automakers combined fell by 1.3% to 133,663 vehicles in May from 135,443 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the vehicle manufacturers.


GM Korea shuts down its Gunsan plant

31 May 2018

General Motors officially closed its Gunsan car assembly plant in South Korea on Thursday, as part of a restructuring plan first announced in February which aims to return its loss-making local subsidiary to profitability.


SoftBank to invest US$2.25bn in GM AV unit

31 May 2018

General Motors has announced that the SoftBank Vision Fund will invest US$2.25 billion in GM Cruise Holdings LLC (GM Cruise), further 'strengthening the company's plans to commercialise AV technology at large scale', GM said. GM will also invest US$1.1bn in GM Cruise upon closing of the transaction.


GM names Hyundai Mobis as top supplier

31 May 2018

Hyundai Mobis has been selected as one of General Motors’ Suppliers of the Year. It is the first time the company has received the award since it began supplying GM in 2010 and the recognition clearly means a lot to the supplier as it seeks to diversify its customer base and win more business around the world.

General Motors news

Chengdu motor show debuts list - Haval H2

16 August 2018

The public premiere of a mid-life update for the Haval H2 will take place at the Chengdu motor sh...


Buick adds pay-for-gas to infotainment system

8 August 2018

Owners of some Buick models can now pay for fuel at ExxonMobil service stations using their vehic...


GM names SVP, global public policy

2 August 2018

General Motors today named Everett Eissenstat as senior vice president, global public policy, eff...


just-auto Plus only GM Canada sells 25,226 vehicles in July 2018

2 August 2018

General Motors remained Canada’s retail sales leader through July as Chevrolet, Buick, GMC...


Chevrolet Brazil gives Spin a stylish facelift

27 July 2018

The Brazilian minivan market has lost much of its sparkle yet the Chevrolet Spin still has a stro...


GM reports upbeat Q2 results despite headwinds

25 July 2018

General Motors has announced second quarter 2018 results that beat analyst expectations reflectin...



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