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2014-10-23 12:21:15

Marks first company to advance to due diligence phase since program was revamped in early 2014 TROY, Mich., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elio Motors Inc., makers of the ultra-fuel efficient Elio, announced today that its application for a DOE ATVM loan has passed the first of three phases of review. Now deemed "substantially complete," the application will move to the due diligence phase. Elio Motors is seeking a $185 million ATVM loan to accelerate the company's plans to begin...

2014-10-22 20:20:29

Automobile (Car) and Light Truck Manufacturing Industry (U.S.): Analytics, Extensive Financial Benchmarks, Metrics and Revenue Forecasts to 2021, NAIC 336110 LONDON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vital industry-specific data including metrics, Benchmarks, historic numbers, growth rates and forecasts that will save countless hours of research. Key Findings: -- Automobile (Car) and Light Truck Manufacturing Industry (U.S.) to reach $460.8 billion by 2021. -- Automobile (Car) and Light...

2014-10-21 23:03:46

The SAE Foundation announced today that it will honor Sergio Marchionne with its Industry Leadership Award at a celebration event on May 19, 2015, at the Masonic Temple in Detroit, Michigan. DETROIT (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 The SAE Foundation announced today that it will honor Sergio Marchionne with its Industry Leadership Award at a celebration event on May 19, 2015, at the Masonic Temple in Detroit, Michigan. The SAE Foundation Annual Celebration pays tribute to the career...

2014-10-21 08:23:07

DUBLIN, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global CNG Vehicles Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 CNG is a low-carbon fuel for automotive, and CNG-fuelled automotive can be used as alternative fuel vehicles. Natural gas is an organic compound found deep within the earth, and it mainly consists of methane. In a CNG vehicle, natural gas is compressed and put into the vehicle through...

2014-10-20 23:01:17

Recently filed claims allege a number of state consumer protection statute violations and include at least one Class Action lawsuit and two consolidated New York federal complaints. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of consumers, notes that $10 billion in claims were just filed against car maker giant, General Motors LLC (GM). The cases are In re: General Motors LLC Ignition Switch Litigation,...

2014-10-17 16:20:56

DETROIT, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Motors Co. today announced the execution of an unsecured $12.5 billion revolving credit facility consisting of a $5 billion three-year facility and a $7.5 billion five-year facility. The facility amends and extends GM's existing $11 billion credit facility. "This credit facility further strengthens our fortress balance sheet with an appropriate level of liquidity to support the needs of the business," said Chuck Stevens, GM executive...

2014-10-14 12:30:26

UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust partners with Davis Vision to provide vision coverage for 590,000 eligible UAW GM and Chrysler retirees & dependents SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Davis Vision today announced the signing of a major new client, the UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust (the "Trust"). The Trust is the largest non-governmental purchaser of retiree health care benefits in the United States and provides health care benefits to more than 755,000 UAW retirees...

2014-10-14 12:22:08

DUBLIN, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Auto Transmission Industry Report 2014 " report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global Auto Transmission Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global auto transmission industry. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain...

2014-10-09 12:21:15

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HELLA's high-tech manufacturing facility in Flora, Illinois, has received the General Motors Supplier Quality Excellence Award. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140819/137343 Presented at a recent General Motors dinner in Detroit, the award recognizes top-performing suppliers who meet or exceed a stringent set of criteria focusing on quality performance and have achieved the cross-functional support of GM's entire organization....

2014-10-06 12:20:42

Second woman engineer to receive HENAAC's highest accolade NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Great Minds in STEM(TM), the gateway for Hispanics in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, recognized Grace Lieblein, General Motors vice president Global Purchasing and Supply Chain, as the 2014 Engineer of the Year during the 26th Annual HENAAC Conference, "The Quest for Competitive Greatness." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141006/150386 GMiS recognizes the...


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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