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just-auto Plus only Stoneridge reports 2019 full-year results

27 February 2020


GM launches first Chevrolet EV in China

24 February 2020

General Motors has launched the Chevrolet Menlo battery powered sporty hatchback in China, the world's largest electric vehicle market.


General Motors axing 1,500 Thai factory workers

19 February 2020

General Motors will begin firing around 1,500 employees in Thailand in June, following the sale of its factories there to Great Wall Motors, media reported, citing a government official.


Automakers restart production in China

18 February 2020

Automakers across China restarted production this week, after three weeks of shutdowns to help prevent the spread of the COVID19 virus, although most are operating in conditions far from normal.


GM sounds the retreat over Oceania and Thailand

17 February 2020

General Motors announced over the weekend plans to withdraw from a number of markets in the Asia-Pacific and Oceania regions to focus on its most profitable global territories.


GM Korea also hit by China parts shortages

12 February 2020

As Korean manufacturers brace for more coronavirus related parts shortages from China (Hyundai has already halted production), GM Korea has said it will temporarily suspend one of three domestic car assembly plants due to shortages of Chinese parts.


just-auto Plus only World’s first in-vehicle P-OLED cockpit from LG makes debut in new 2021 Cadillac Escalade

11 February 2020


New York auto show preview

7 February 2020

Sandwiched two months either side of the Chicago and Detroit shows, the New York International Auto Show takes place in April. Below is just-auto's first look at expected or confirmed vehicle world debuts.


Plant closures in China extended as coronavirus crisis worsens

7 February 2020

Automakers this week announced further extensions to their plant closures in China as the coronavirus outbreak continued to spread and claim more lives.


2020 Chicago auto show - the world debuts

6 February 2020

With the NAIAS shifting from January to June, Chicago became the first major US auto show of 2020. Below is a list of world debuts, although some vehicles were revealed at events ahead of the show or else have been seen before but with a different model name to what is used for the US market.


GM hit by strike in Q4 but in profit for 2019

5 February 2020

General Motors has reported a 2019 full-year profit of USD6.7bn despite the impact of the UAW contract strike in the third and fourth quarters.


Heavy duty pickup truck demand leads to compulsory Flint Sunday working - report

4 February 2020

General Motors and the United Auto Workers reportedly have agreed to mandatory Sunday overtime at the Flint pickup truck plant in Michigan, to keep pace with demand for heavy-duty Chevrolet and GMC models.


Gentex boosts full display mirror shipments 89% in 2019

4 February 2020

Mirror supplier Gentex Corporation said it boosted full display mirror unit shipments 89% year on year in 2019 to 739,000 units though fourth quarter revenue slipped 2% due to the General Motors strike and global light vehicle production fell 5%.


South Korean sales plunge 15% in January

4 February 2020

Domestic sales by South Korea's five largest automakers plunged by over 15% to 99,602 units in January 2020 from 117,464 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the companies.


GMC confirms all-electric Hummer

31 January 2020

GMC has confirmed that it will build an all-electric Hummer with 1,000 horsepower and 0-60mph in 3 seconds. There is also a premium TV ad spot to start the marketing campaign rolling.


GM strike hits Aptiv Q4 bottom line

30 January 2020

Supplier Aptiv said the late 2019 General Motors UAW contract strike had adversely affected its fourth quarter 2019 profits of US$0.90 per share ($1.15 excluding special items) by about $0.28 per share.


GM spending $2.2bn to make EVs at Detroit-Hamtramck

27 January 2020

General Motors has announced a US$2.2bn spend at its Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant to produce "a variety of all-electric trucks and SUVs".


just-auto Plus only STRATTEC SECURITY reports fiscal 2020 second quarter operating results including non-cash compensation expense charge

27 January 2020


GM to open new technical centre in US

24 January 2020

General Motors will open a new technical centre focused on performance and racing in the Charlotte region, a major racing hub in the US. It is expected to open by mid-2020.


just-auto Plus only General Motors appoints Dane Parker as chief sustainability officer

20 January 2020


Great Wall agrees to buy Indian GM plant

20 January 2020

Great Wall Motors (GWM) confirmed at the end of last week that it has agreed to buy General Motors’ (GM) remaining car plant in Talegaon in the Indian state of Maharashtra.


GM finally moves some temps to permanent staff

17 January 2020

General Motors said about 1,350 hourly employees at its sites in the US will move from temporary to regular full-time employment during the first quarter of 2020. These employees work at 14 manufacturing plants and other sites in eight states.


just-auto Plus only Geotab announces launch of integrated General Motors telematics solution at Geotab Connect 2020

17 January 2020


GM upgrades Spring Hill engine plant

17 January 2020

General Motors plans to invest USD40m in its Spring Hill Global Propulsion Systems (GPS) plant, in Tennessee, to increase capacity of the 5.3L V8 engines for its full-size truck and SUV programs.


just-auto Plus only First Harley-Davidson edition GMC pickup in history introduced

13 January 2020


Takata recalling 10m airbag inflators in US

9 January 2020

Takata is back in the news: recalling 10m replacement air bag inflators in the United States, the largest ever auto safety recall in history, as regulators there consider whether to make it even wider.


just-auto Plus only ZeroLight Collaborates With Cadillac and Amazon to Introduce a New Vision for Vehicle Shopping at CES

8 January 2020


just-auto Plus only GM sells more than 1 million crossovers again in 2019, and over 1 million full-size trucks

7 January 2020


Cadillac claims first with curved OLED display

23 December 2019

Cadillac has claimed that the 2021 Escalade will showcase the first curved OLED in the industry with over 38 inches diagonal of total display.


just-auto Plus only General Motors offers SiriusXM with 360L on nearly 1 million vehicles

18 December 2019

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just-auto Plus only Stoneridge reports 2019 full-year results

27 February 2020

Stoneridge, Inc. today announced financial results for the full-year ended December 31, 2019, wit...


GM launches first Chevrolet EV in China

24 February 2020

General Motors has launched the Chevrolet Menlo battery powered sporty hatchback in China, the wo...


General Motors axing 1,500 Thai factory workers

19 February 2020

General Motors will begin firing around 1,500 employees in Thailand in June, following the sale o...


Automakers restart production in China

18 February 2020

Automakers across China restarted production this week, after three weeks of shutdowns to help pr...


GM sounds the retreat over Oceania and Thailand

17 February 2020

General Motors announced over the weekend plans to withdraw from a number of markets in the Asia-...


GM Korea also hit by China parts shortages

12 February 2020

As Korean manufacturers brace for more coronavirus related parts shortages from China (Hyundai ha...



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