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GM Announces Plans To Produce Connected Self-Driving

GM Announces Plans To Produce Connected, Self-Driving Cadillacs By 2017 Model Year

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online General Motors (GM) plans to produce its first car capable of vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication within the next two years, and has also promised to introduce advanced technology allowing...

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2014-09-12 16:20:26

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RevenueRadar, powered by DealerSocket, is officially certified and now a featured partner for General Motors' new Equity-Mining Initiative. Today, GM announced to their entire field organization and all 4,300 GM dealers about the opportunity to use powerful equity-mining tools like DealerSocket's RevenueRadar. GM dealers are given incentive bonuses for those who participate in their Equity-Mining Initiative by December 31, 2014....

2014-09-11 16:21:19

PENDLETON, Ind., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Remy International, Inc. (NASDAQ: REMY) and Tecnomatic, S.p.A. announced they have signed a Settlement Agreement and Mutual General Release to settle all disputes relating to a 2008 action filed in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana. In addition, Remy entered into a cross licensing arrangement of certain patents with Tecnomatic. The preliminary value of the patents received from Tecnomatic is approximately $12.3...

2014-09-11 12:20:30

CHICAGO, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include the General Motors (NYSE:GM-Free Report), Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. (NYSE:CTB-Free Report), Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE:DLPH-Free Report), Meritor, Inc. (NYSE:MTOR-Free Report) and McDonald's Corporation...

2014-09-10 08:33:42

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Paper Company (NYSE: IP) announced the election of Ray G. Young to its board of directors effective October 1, 2014. Mr. Young, age 52, has been the senior vice president and chief financial officer of Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) since 2010. Prior to joining ADM, Young served as vice president of international operations in China at General Motors Company (GM), as well as executive vice president and chief financial...

2014-09-09 23:07:45

The third annual Vincentric Best Value in Canada™ Awards were announced today with a strong performance from Volkswagen Group, earning ten awards, while Best Brand Value in Canada Awards went to Toyota, Audi, and Chevrolet for passenger vehicles, luxury vehicles, and trucks respectively. Based on total cost of ownership and overall value, Vincentric's Best Value in Canada awards recognize vehicles that provide the best value in their market segments. BINGHAM FARMS, MI (PRWEB)...

2014-09-09 16:20:29

Estimated impact of recalls on Ford, Toyota and General Motors McLEAN, Va., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With more than 39 million vehicles recalled for safety-related issues through August, 2014 is on pace to shatter the previous high set in 2001 when 38.8 million vehicles were recalled for various defects. While most recalls are simple, on some occasions a recall is serious enough to have a lasting effect. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140508/85974 NADA UCG...

2014-09-09 00:20:12

LONDON, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global 48V Micro Hybrid Market 2014-2018https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2355561/Global-48V-Micro-Hybrid-Market-2014-2018.htmlAbout 48V Micro HybridMicro hybrid vehicles are equipped with a start-stop mechanism, which automatically shuts down the engine during idling and restarts it when accelerating. This mechanism helps reduce fuel consumption and emissions and ensures improved fuel...

2014-09-04 08:21:22

DETROIT, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) and General Motors Financial Company, Inc., (GM Financial) announced today they have entered into a support agreement, reaffirming the critical role GM Financial plays in GM's success. The agreement provides for leverage limits and liquidity support to GM Financial if needed, as well as other general terms of support. Under the terms of the agreement, as GM Financial expands its product portfolio and grows its...

2014-09-03 23:14:47

General Motors makes announcement June 30 which included 6 recalls, affecting 7.6 million vehicles. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 In light of the continuous number of recalls being issued by GM, Flood Law Group, a nationally esteemed personal injury law firm, believes that being up to date with the latest information is extremely important. The firm continues to follow news about the recalls and is spreading awareness by sponsoring a website, designed as a resource to house...

2014-09-03 04:20:26

General Motors Post Greatest Transaction Price Increases on SUV and Truck Lineups IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The analysts at Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com, the only vehicle valuation and information source trusted and relied upon by both consumers and the automotive industry, today report the estimated average transaction price (ATP) for light vehicles in the United States was $32,495 in August 2014. New-car prices have increased by $851 (up 2.7 percent) from...


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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