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GM spends $20m to ready Arlington for new large SUVs

26 June 2019

General Motors said it was spending an additional US$20m at Arlington Assembly to upgrade plant conveyors in preparation for the launch of redesigned full-size SUVs.


GM investing to increase pickup production capacity at Flint plant

13 June 2019


GM and Michelin collaborate on airless tyre planned for 2024 production

5 June 2019

Michelin and General Motors have shown off a new generation of airless wheel technology, the Uptis Prototype (for Unique Puncture-proof Tire System), at the Movin'On Summit for sustainable mobility.


Michelin and GM develop puncture-proof tyre system

5 June 2019


South Korean sales up slightly in May

4 June 2019

Domestic sales by South Korea's five largest automakers increased by just 0.5% to 133,719 units in May 2019 from 133,062 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the companies.


GM to expand full-size truck production at Indiana plant

31 May 2019

General Motors says it is making a new round of upgrades and investment to its Fort Wayne Assembly plant to further increase production of the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 pickups – especially crew cab models.


Chevrolet debuts new 2021 Trailblazer

30 May 2019


GM debuts 'digital vehicle platform' on Cadillac CT5

23 May 2019

General Motors has debuted its electronic platform which it says is necessary for its next-generation of vehicles, EVs, active safety, infotainment and connectivity features, and the evolution of the 'Super Cruise' driver assistance feature.


Chevrolet presents 2020 Silverado 1500

23 May 2019


New Cadillac introduces GM electronic platform

22 May 2019

General Motors has launched the new electronic platform it said was necessary for its next generation of vehicles, EVs, active safety, infotainment and connectivity features, and the evolution of the Super Cruise driver assistance feature.


GM US recalls 2019 Chevrolet Silverado vehicles

13 May 2019


GM Canada-Unifor deal saves 300 Oshawa jobs

10 May 2019

General Motors Canada and auto workers union Unifor announced they had reached a "Transformation Agreement" to "transition the GM Oshawa Assembly operations to parts manufacturing and advanced vehicle testing". The deal follows GM's November 2018 announcement it would idle five North American factories: Detroit-Hamtramck; Lordstown, Ohio; Oshawa, Ontario; Warren Transmission; and a transmission plant in the Baltimore area, putting some 6,000 factory jobs on the chopping block.


GM in Lordstown Complex sale talks

9 May 2019

General Motors said it was "in discussions with Cincinnati-based Workhorse Group and an affiliated, newly formed entity" to sell the Lordstown factory complex in Ohio.


South Korean sales up slightly in April

2 May 2019

Domestic sales by South Korea’s five largest automakers increased by 1.6% to 136,296 units in April 2019 from 134,197 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the companies.


GM reports better than expected Q1 profit

30 April 2019

General Motors has reported stronger than expected first-quarter profits on the back of strong sales of trucks and lower costs. GM reported Q1 income of USD2.1bn, 93% ahead of last year's first-quarter.


General Motors to add second shift at Bowling Green plant

26 April 2019

General Motors is adding a second shift and more than 400 hourly jobs at its Bowling Green (Kentucky) Assembly plant to support production of the Next Generation Corvette, which will be revealed on 18 July 2019.


2019 New York auto show - list of world premieres

18 April 2019

The media preview of the 2019 New York International Auto Show took place on 17 April: just-auto lists all the world debuts below.


Auto Shanghai 2019 - world premieres list

17 April 2019

Auto Shanghai took place across 12 halls, each of which has two levels, with total floor space of 360,000 square metres quoted by the organiser. There were 136 scheduled press conferences on 16 and 17 April plus multiple events which took place in the days (and weeks) beforehand as OEMs attempted to have their brands' voices heard in the welter of announcements.


SAIC-GM appoints Salvatore Basile as EVP

15 April 2019

Salvatore Basile has been appointed EVP of SAIC-GM.


Bipartisan law would extend US EV tax credit

10 April 2019

Potential electric vehicle owners in the US may be about to get a break.


Automakers form group to help with autonomous vehicle rules

3 April 2019

Three major US automakers are forming a consortium to draw up safety standards for self-driving cars that reportedly could eventually help create regulations in the United States.


General Motors Q1 2019 sales down 7%

3 April 2019


UK car plants close (temporarily) despite Brexit delay

2 April 2019

Brexit may have been delayed but well-laid plans to temporarily close some UK car plants based on the original 29 March EU-exit date went ahead regardless.


South Korean sales fall in March, rise YTD

2 April 2019

Domestic sales by South Korea’s five largest automakers declined by 0.8% to 138,288 units in March from 139,432 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the vehicle manufacturers.


Tesla supplier buying GM Korea factory for EV contract manufacturing

29 March 2019

A South Korean Tesla supplier will buy a closed car assembly factory from General Motors Korea and start contract manufacturing of electric vehicles, local media reports said.


General Motors opening new Asia Pacific HQ in South Korea

27 March 2019

General Motors plans to open a new regional headquarters in South Korea this week, a move it says underscores its commitment to its local operations in the country.


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.


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.


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.

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General Motors news

GM spends $20m to ready Arlington for new SUVs

26 June 2019

General Motors said it was spending an additional US$20m at Arlington Assembly to upgrade plant c...


just-auto Plus only GM investing to increase pickup production capacit

13 June 2019

General Motors announced the second major expansion of its full-size pickup production capacity t...


GM and Michelin collaborate on airless tyre

5 June 2019

Michelin and General Motors have shown off a new generation of airless wheel technology, the Upti...


just-auto Plus only Michelin and GM develop puncture-proof tyre system

5 June 2019

Michelin and General Motors presented a new generation of airless wheel technology for passenger...


South Korean sales up slightly in May

4 June 2019

Domestic sales by South Korea's five largest automakers increased by just 0.5% to 133,719 units i...


GM to expand full-size truck production in Indiana

31 May 2019

General Motors says it is making a new round of upgrades and investment to its Fort Wayne Assembl...



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