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2014-07-23 23:05:04

The SAE Foundation, along with support from General Motors and the GM Foundation, will bring together corporate and foundation leaders on Thursday, July 24 at TechTown Detroit from 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Detroit (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 The SAE Foundation, along with support from General Motors and the GM Foundation, will bring together corporate and foundation leaders on Thursday, July 24 at TechTown Detroit from 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. for an interactive discussion about providing...

2014-07-21 08:31:19

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Lane Departure Warning System Trends Industryhttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2052111/Global-Lane-Departure-Warning-System-Trends-Industry.html Lane Departure Warning Systems or LDWS, a type of crash-avoidance technology solution, are special electronic systems designed primarily to monitor and ensure a vehicle's position within its specified lane; and avert high speed, fatal...

2014-07-18 12:21:05

DUBLIN, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8qlzzr/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Electrified Light Vehicles Market- Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 This latest just-auto report edition offers a global review of the electric vehicles sector, its manufacturers, top markets, technologies and market forecasts. This global market study offers: --...

2014-07-17 08:21:58

WASHINGTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The simplest solution to avert the culture of avoidance or coverup inside GM regarding their discovery of product defects is for the CEO to establish an independent Ombudsman office, authorized to receive, in total confidence, the assertions of conscientious engineers and other employees about safety defects without fear of retaliation or losing their jobs. The Ombudsman, outside the GM chain of hierarchical command, would report...

2014-07-16 12:20:41

Maxion Wheels partners with executive search firm O'Neill Consulting Group to bring new talent onboard and fuel global business growth NOVI, Mich., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Maxion Wheels, a leading worldwide producer of aluminum and steel wheels, announced today that Bill Wardle has joined its team as Vice President - Global Sales & Marketing. In his new role, Bill Wardle will lead Maxion's global sales and marketing team, responsible for expanding the company's business...

2014-07-15 08:21:13

Female awardees who excel in and out of classroom get more than half of funds DETROIT, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Buick Achievers Scholarship Program, funded by the General Motors Foundation, today announced new scholarships totaling up to $2.5 million to 100 recipients pursuing careers in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, also known as STEM, information technology and other fields related to the automotive industry. Of these funds, more than...

2014-07-08 12:21:11

Program runs through Dec. 31; includes Chevrolet, Buick, GMC brands DETROIT, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Now through Jan. 2, 2015, current employees of a public or private school, university or college are eligible to participate in the new GM Educator Discount program and receive a significant discount on the purchase or lease of a new 2015 or 2014 Chevrolet, Buick or GMC vehicle. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140708/125239 "GM values the work our educators and support...

2014-07-08 12:20:39

Proceeds of ticket packages auctioned for Manchester United-Real Madrid match to benefit United Way for Southeastern Michigan DETROIT, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chevrolet will offer six exclusive ticket packages for auction, including a once-in-a-lifetime "Ultimate Manchester United Fan Experience" for the highly anticipated match against Real Madrid at Michigan Stadium as part of the Guinness International Champions Cup (ICC)....

2014-07-08 08:21:11

PLYMOUTH, Mich., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company, is proud to be the seating sponsor of the first-place award-winning EcoCAR 2. Johnson Controls Automotive Seating supplied the seats for Ohio State University's EcoCAR 2 vehicle. As the vehicle's seating sponsor, Johnson Controls conceptualized, designed and built eco-friendly seats that showcase its innovative and sustainable products. "EcoCAR 2: Plugging In to the Future," is a national...

2014-07-07 08:22:00

JACKSON, Mich., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy's hydro properties will have more housing options available for bats thanks to a Boy Scout and electric car parts from General Motors. For an Eagle Scout project, Matthew Netherland and some helpers built 22 bat boxes out of scrap Chevrolet Volt battery covers donated by GM which Consumers Energy will install on their property. "This project connects a lot of environmental dots," said Rich Castle, Consumers Energy's...


Latest General Motors Reference Libraries

Holden
2014-06-18 08:33:12

Holden is the shortened name for GM Holden LTD located in Australia. It is an automaker that began in 1856 as a manufacturer of saddles and entered into automobile manufacturing in 1908. In 1931 the company became a subsidiary of GM and was named GM Holden LTD. In 1998 the name was changed to Holden LTD and adopted the name Holden in 2005. On December 11, 2013, Holden announced they will cease production at the end of 2017. Holden produces GM vehicles in Australia along with other brand...

General Motors Headquarters, Detroit, Michigan
2014-04-13 09:20:18

General Motors Company (GM) is an American automobile manufacturer located in Detroit Michigan. They also control multinational manufacturers around the globe. They design, produce, market and distribute vehicles and parts, as well as selling financial services. GM has ten brands of vehicles produced in 37 countries. They include, Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Cadillac, Opel, Holden, Vauxhall, Wuling, Baojun, Jie, Fang and UZDaewoo. GM does business with 157 different countries and employees...

1919 GMC Truck Ad
2014-04-13 09:02:48

GMC is a division of American automaker General Motors (GM) that focuses on trucks and utility vehicles. William C. Durant, the founder of GM purchased the Rapid Motor Vehicle Company in 1909. The same year, Durant purchased the Reliance Motor Car Company. Rapid and Reliance merged in 1911 and GMC was formed in 1912. The first GMC truck went on exhibit in 1912 at the New York International Auto Show. Although 22,000 trucks were produced in 1912, only 372 were contributed by GMC. GM then...

Hummer-H3
2014-04-13 08:37:22

Hummer was a brand of trucks and SUVs produced by AM General, first sold as a civilian version of the M998 Humvee in 1992. In 1998, Hummer was purchased by General Motors (GM) and they marketed three versions, the original Hummer H1, based on the Humvee, the H2 and H3 models were smaller and were produced for the civilian market. By 2008, Hummer was placed under review by GM management. Rather than being liquidated as part of the GM bankruptcy in 2009, it was retained by GM. An...

Geo Tracker
2014-04-13 08:16:40

Geo was a brand of small cars produced by General Motors as a subdivision of Chevrolet from 1989 to 1997. The company was formed by GM to compete in the small import market of the mid 1980s. After the 1997 model year the remaining Geo models were given the Chevrolet name. Fading sales during the 1990s resulted in the last vehicle of the former Geo line, the Tracker, to be discontinued in 2004. Geo models were manufactured by GM but in partnership with three Japanese automakers. The Prizm...

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