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

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2019 Detroit auto show - world debuts list

15 January 2019

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


2018 Guangzhou motor show - world premieres list

19 November 2018

Below is a list of vehicle world premieres which appeared at the 2018 edition of AutoGuangzhou.


Holden struggles as GM plans future models

25 September 2018

A series looking at what's coming for GM's many brands and a couple of its Chinese joint ventures has so far covered Baojun, Wuling, GMC, Chevrolet, Buick and Cadillac. The last piece in the General Motors puzzle is Holden.


GM future vehicles - Cadillac

21 September 2018

General Motors brands continue to be the focus of just-auto.com's latest future models series. Recent features have covered Baojun, Wuling, GMC, Chevrolet and Buick, with Holden set to round out the series. But first, the emphasis turns to what's ahead for Cadillac.

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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).

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just-auto Plus only GM to aggregate data from EV charging networks

10 January 2019

General Motors will collaborate with EVgo, ChargePoint and Greenlots, three of the nation’s leading electric vehicle (EV) charging networks, to enable access to the largest collective electric vehicle charging network in the US, including more than...


GM China plans 20 'new' models in 2019

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). 


GM delivered over 1m crossovers in the US in 2018

3 January 2019

General Motors says its US crossover deliveries totalled 1,034,808 in 2018, up 7 percent versus 2017. GM's data confirms the continuing shift in US passenger vehicle demand towards SUVs and crossovers.


GM Korea to complete R&D spin-off on Jan 3

2 January 2019

GM Korea has confirmed on Monday it plans to complete the spin-off of its R&D operations into a standalone company this week, after its two largest shareholders voted in favour of the move.


just-auto Plus only GM presents medium-duty Silverado trucks

20 December 2018

The Chevrolet Silverado 4500HD, 5500HD and 6500HD chassis cab trucks — the first-ever medium-duty Silverado trucks — are in production and on their way to dealerships. The trucks, which were first shown to the public at the 2018 NTEA Work Truck...


GM to cut 50 li-ion battery jobs

19 December 2018

General Motors has said it planned to cut 50 jobs at a suburban Detroit lithium-ion battery assembly plant announcing last month it would end production of its plug-in hybrid Chevrolet Volt in 2019.


GM offers new posts to most 'unallocated' workers

17 December 2018

General Motors expects to be able to offer new posts to about 2,700 of the 2,800 hourly employees affected by plans to halt production at four US plants next year, a Detroit paper reported.


Enterprise partners with GM to add connected cars

14 December 2018

Car rental giant Enterprise Holdings has announced a partnership with General Motors which it says will "significantly increase the number of connected vehicles in its fleet by the end of 2019".


just-auto Plus only ANCAP scores BMW X5/Holden Acadia five star rating

13 December 2018

Independent vehicle safety ratings for two Large SUVs have been released by vehicle safety authority, ANCAP. The new Holden Acadia and BMW X5 both score 5-star ANCAP safety ratings. The Holden Acadia impressed across the range of assessment areas with high...


Barra vows "open mind" on Ohio plant axe

6 December 2018

General Motors chief executive Mary Barra has vowed to keep an "open mind" about the future of an Ohio plant that will lose vehicle production, but warned the Detroit automaker has excess capacity and did not suggest the company was reconsidering the plan, a media report said.


just-auto Plus only Latin NCAP announces last round of 2018 results

5 December 2018

The seventh and last round of results of the year of the New Car Assessment Programme for Latin America and the Caribbean, Latin NCAP, was released today with two top results for Seat Ibiza and Arona while Chevrolet’s New Aveo shows robust child occupant...


just-auto Plus only GM to launch new 2020 Silverado HD in February

5 December 2018

When the 2020 Silverado HD debuts in February 2019 it will be the most capable and most advanced Silverado HD ever. It will also be the third all-new Silverado model from Chevrolet in just 18 months - each designed for different customers. “We know...


just-auto Plus only Allison automatic transmissions for new Silverado

5 December 2018

Allison Transmission Holdings, the largest global provider of commercial duty fully automatic transmissions, announced, along with Chevrolet, the availability of a 10-speed, fully automatic transmission in the new Class 2/3, 2020 Silverado 2500/3500 HD trucks....


South Korean sales flat in November, exports drop

3 December 2018

Domestic sales by South Korea's five largest automakers combined rose by just 0.3% to 139,862 units in November from 140,132 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the vehicle manufacturers.


Trump talks with China give automakers hope

3 December 2018

The US and China reportedly called a truce in their trade war on Saturday after President Trump agreed to hold off on new tariffs and President Xi Jinping pledged to increase Chinese purchases of American products.


GM CEO to face politicians over restructure

3 December 2018

General Motors chief executive Mary Barra is due on Capitol Hill this week to discuss its plans to halt production at five plants in North America next year and cut up to 15,000 jobs, two congressional aides told Reuters.


GM president Ammann becomes CEO of Cruise

30 November 2018

General Motors has named Dan Ammann as CEO of autonomous vehicle technology specialist Cruise.


Trump threatens to axe GM tax credit it's losing

28 November 2018

US president Donald Trump last night (27 November) threatened to strip General Motors of a tax credit that makes its electric vehicles more affordable for car buyers, escalating a dispute with the automaker over its plan to halt production at several American plants.


Workers return to GM Oshawa line after walk-out

27 November 2018

Workers returned to the assembly line at General Motors' Oshawa, Ontario, plant on Tuesday, a local union leader told local media, after walking out on Monday to protest news the plant had been scheduled to shut down in December 2019.


GM restructure axes Oshawa plant and others

26 November 2018

General Motors has confirmed earlier reports it will close its Oshawa assembly plant in Ontario, Canada, two further plants in the US plus two powertrain factories in the US.


GM to close Oshawa plant in Canada

26 November 2018

General Motors is expected to announce today (26 November) the closure of all manufacturing operations in Oshawa, Ontario, affecting thousands of high-paying jobs, local media is reporting.


GM names new head of Korea R&D unit

21 November 2018

General Motors has nominated Roberto Rempel, executive chief engineer for small SUVs and mini vehicles, as the head of its R&D unit in Korea. GM stressed Rempel's engineering credentials as evidence of its commitment to Korea, a territory where it has racked up considerable losses in recent years and is reducing manufacturing capacity.


just-auto Plus only Chevrolet expands Colorado range

12 November 2018

November marks the four-year anniversary of the return of the segment-redefining Colorado midsize truck. Introduced as a 2015 model, the Colorado recorded its first full month of sales in October 2014. Since then, US customers have bought more than 428,792...


just-auto Plus only Latin NCAP announces results for two new models

8 November 2018

The sixth round of results of the year of the New Car Assessment Programme for Latin America and the Caribbean, Latin NCAP, was released with a top result and an advanced award for Fiat 500X while new Cruze renews a solid four stars result. The Chevrolet...


Australian car importers eye TPP FTA benefits

7 November 2018

Australia's freshly ratified Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade agreement, scheduled to come into force at the end of this year, will benefit multiple automakers in the now import-only market, according to a local media report.


South Korean sales rebound 24% in October

5 November 2018

Domestic sales by South Korea's five largest automakers combined rebounded by over 24% to 139,557 units in October from 112,332 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the vehicle manufacturers.


GM calls for federal program to boost EVs

26 October 2018

General Motors has called for a national US program of corporate credits and incentives for electric vehicle sales that it says could add more than 7m electric vehicles onto US roads by 2030.


State bank opposes GM Korea R&D spin-off plans

23 October 2018

GM Korea's shareholders are expected to agree at a meeting on Friday to establish a separate business unit for its R&D operations in South Korea, according to local reports.

General Motors news

2019 Detroit auto show - world debuts list

15 January 2019

All the production vehicle and concept world debuts at the 2019 North American International Auto...


just-auto Plus only GM to aggregate data from EV charging networks

10 January 2019

General Motors will collaborate with EVgo, ChargePoint and Greenlots, three of the nation’s...


GM China plans 20 'new' models in 2019

8 January 2019

General Motors said it would launch a "record" 20 new or "refreshed" models i...


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-fou...


Reuss replaces Ammann as GM president

4 January 2019

General Motors has announced the appointment of Mark Reuss as company president, effective immedi...


GM delivered over 1m crossovers in the US in 2018

3 January 2019

General Motors says its US crossover deliveries totalled 1,034,808 in 2018, up 7 percent versus 2...



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