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Tesla, GM and Toyota 'best-placed for 2021 recovery'

11 December 2020

Tesla, General Motors (GM) and Toyota are the best-placed vehicle manufacturers to benefit from the automotive industry’s continued recovery from pandemic slowdown in 2021, according to a new study by GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

No buyouts for GMC dealers not going with Hummer EV

9 December 2020

General Motors reportedly does not plan to offer buyouts to GMC dealers like it has for franchise owners of its Cadillac brand who don't want to invest in outlets to sell all electric vehicles.

Backgrounder - Nikola and GM's renegotiated deal

3 December 2020

US electric truck developer Nikola and General Motors have this week announced details of their renegotiated tie up. This follows weeks of speculation after a short-seller accused Nikola of falsifying some of its results and overstating the capabilities of its technology. Nikola has fiercely denied the accusations but founder Trevor Milton left the company in response, forcing GM to rethink the terms of the deal.

South Korean sales rise 5% in November

2 December 2020

Domestic sales by South Korea’s five main automakers combined increased by 5.3% to 143,591 units in November 2020 from 136,414 units in the same month of last year, according to preliminary data released individually by the companies.

GM South Korea union members reject labour deal

1 December 2020

General Motors, long struggling with labour relations in South Korea, will have to renegotiate a preliminary labour deal after a majority of union members voted against it.

just-auto Plus only General Motors signs MoU with Nikola to supply Hydrotec fuel cell systems

30 November 2020

General Motors signs fuel cell systems MoU with Nikola

30 November 2020

General Motors said it had signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding with Nikola Corporation for a global supply agreement to provide its Hydrotec fuel cell system for Class 7/8 semi-trucks. The MoU replaced the previous transaction announced last September.

GM decision underlines shifting sands on US emissions rules

27 November 2020

Earlier this week, General Motors confirmed it was withdrawing its support from the Trump administration’s efforts to restrict California’s ability to set its own more stringent emissions laws.

GM reverses course on California emissions rules

24 November 2020

General Motors has it will no longer back the outgoing Trump administration's effort to stop California from setting its own emissions rules in an ongoing court fight.

GM to recall 7m vehicles over Takata inflators

24 November 2020

The Takata airbag inflator recall has reared its head again with the new GM will recall 7m vehicles worldwide.

2020 Guangzhou motor show world debuts

23 November 2020

Below is's list of global debuts at Auto Guangzhou 2020.

Automakers sue to block Massachusetts vehicle data initiative

23 November 2020

A group representing General Motors, Toyota Motor, Volkswagen and other major automakers have filed suit to block a Massachusetts state ballot initiative that seeks to dramatically expand access to vehicle data, Reuters reported.

GM installs 5G at Hamtramck 'Factory Zero'

23 November 2020

General Motors claims its so-called Factory Zero, the Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Center, now the company's all-electric vehicle assembly plant, is the first automotive factory in the US to install dedicated 5G fixed mobile network technology.

Niron teams with Marquette University and GM for EV drivetrains

23 November 2020

Niron Magnetics is partnering with Marquette University and General Motors to develop electric vehicle drivetrains using a US$5m grant from the Department of Energy.

GM boosts EV investment and model line

20 November 2020

General Motors chairman and CEO Mary Barra has revealed the automaker would offer 30 all electric models globally by mid decade.

General Motors launching OnStar Insurance

19 November 2020

General Motors is returning to the US auto insurance market using data from on board telematics.

Labour trouble could see GM exit South Korea - report

18 November 2020

A top General Motors executive has reiterated persistent industrial unrest could drive it out of South Korea, just two years after it received a state backed rescue package to stay.

Strikes cloud future of GM Korea

17 November 2020

GM Korea's labour union, which is in wage and collective bargaining negotiations with management, was set to stage another four day partial strike starting today (Tuesday 17 November), adding to the uncertainties facing the automaker as it struggles with weak performance.

President elect Biden holds virtual meeting with top US CEOs

17 November 2020

US president elect Joe Biden has hosted a virtual joint meeting with labour union leaders and the chief executives of major tech, retail and auto companies.

just-auto Plus only XL Fleet expands XLP plug-in hybrid electric drive system for use in multiple GM fleet applications

17 November 2020

GM and NHTSA eye Bolt EV battery fires

16 November 2020

Owners of some 2017-2019 Chevrolet Bolt vehicles in the US have been warned to park their cars outside and away from homes until their vehicles have been repaired, due to a new recall for the risk of fire.

just-auto Plus only Hankook supplies GM Silverado and Sierra HD tyres

13 November 2020

just-auto Plus only Webasto supplies Corvette retractable hardtop

13 November 2020

GM Canada union members ratify new collective agreement

12 November 2020

Unifor union members at General Motors Canada facilities in St Catharines, Oshawa and Woodstock voted 85% to ratify a new three year collective agreement that includes significant investments, job security and economic gains.

GM adds 3,000 tech jobs to boost virtual testing and software

10 November 2020

General Motors has said it will hire 3,000 new employees across engineering, design and IT to help transform the future of product development and software as a service. The jobs will be added from now through the first quarter of 2021.

Union deal with GM to return truck assembly to Oshawa

9 November 2020

Canadian auto union Unifor has reached a tentative agreement with General Motors Canada which includes a C$1.3bn investment which brings truck assembly back to the Oshawa plant, plus new investments for the St. Catharines Powertrain Plant and Woodstock Parts Distribution Centre.

GM recalling 194,105 vehicles for accumulator check

9 November 2020

General Motors is recalling 194,105 vehicles to check for bolts missing from a stop-start system component.

GM Korea to reconsider investments following strike action

9 November 2020

GM Korea said it was reconsidering its planned investment in its Bupyeong plant in Incheon in response to continued strike action by its unionized workers over wages, according to local reports at the weekend.

General Motors Q3 operating profit soars

5 November 2020

General Motors on Thursday (5 November) reported adjusted EBIT up 78% year on year to US$5.3bn for the third quarter of 2020. Revenue was flat at $35.5bn.

GM names new CFO from outside auto industry

2 November 2020

General Motors has named Delta Air Lines CFO Paul Jacobson chief financial officer, joining the automaker on 1 December. He will report to chairman and CEO Mary Barra.






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Automakers hit the brakes again amid chip shortage

9 April 2021

General Motors, Ford and Hyundai have made further production cuts and closed more assembly plant...

GM announces more 'no chips' output cuts

8 April 2021

General Motors is temporarily halting output at plants or extending shutdowns at several North Am...

GM targets lost chips output recovery in H2

8 April 2021

General Motors has said that it continues to be impacted by the global semiconductors shortage, b...

Posco to supply battery anodes for GM EVs

7 April 2021

South Korea's steel giant Posco Group said it would manufacture a key material for the lithiu...

South Korean sales fall by 7% in March

6 April 2021

Domestic sales by South Korea's five main automakers combined declined by 6.7% to 140,971 units i...

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