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2014-09-01 12:20:21

SHANGHAI, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- eHi Car Services has entered into a strategic partnership with SAIC Motor, the largest automotive manufacturer in China and a Global Fortune 500 company. This relationship starts with a first order of thousands of vehicles including Roewe E50 electric vehicles and Roewe 550 plug-in electric hybrid vehicles. Recently, the Chinese government has released several stimulating policies such as a waiver of sales tax and free license plates to...

2014-08-29 23:05:46

Global 48V Micro Hybrid Market 2014-2018 a new research report added to ReportsnReports.com store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Micro 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 efficiency. Through this mechanism, it is possible to save around 15 percent of fuel consumption. A 48V micro hybrid...

2014-08-28 16:21:33

LONDON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Hybrid Electric Vehicle Market 2014-2018https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/936076/Global-Hybrid-Electric-Vehicle-Market-2014-2018.htmlAbout Hybrid Electric VehicleA hybrid electric vehicle combines two energy sources: mechanical, i.e., internal combustion engine (ICE), and electrical. The size of the gasoline engine in hybrid electric vehicles is smaller than that in traditional...

2014-08-28 08:20:45

WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Who can forget the Griswold's famous cross-country station wagon trip in "National Lampoon's Vacation"? While the 31-year-old movie was made long before the days of in-car movies, and the only "portable electronics" available were cumbersome cassette players people carried around, it seems that - interestingly enough - some things have stayed the same. The Auto Alliance's latest Auto Index consumer survey found Americans still mostly pass the time...

2014-08-27 23:07:59

AutoMotion, the leader in mobile apps for automotive dealers, announces General Motors iMR approval for the AutoMotion Dealer App product. All General Motors dealers can now use iMR funds with the leading mobile app solution to drive more sales and service revenue from customers on the go. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 AutoMotion, the leader in mobile apps for automotive dealers, announces General Motors iMR approval for the AutoMotion Dealer App product. All General Motors...

2014-08-27 16:21:13

Dealership expands service area to Austin, TX SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Things at Cavender Buick GMC West are starting to pick up. Not only are new members of the new 2015 model-year showing up in the showroom at a greater pace, but the dealership is announcing a new city for coverage. After spending the last several years focusing on San Antonio, the Cavender Auto Group member is going to be a new Buick GMC dealer in Austin, TX. While, there will not...

2014-08-26 08:23:03

WARREN, Mich., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Motors' Warren Technical Center is implementing a bike share program - the first of its kind from any U.S. automaker - that will enable its 19,000 employees to commute more easily both on and off campus. GM is working with Zagster, a private bike sharing company that has developed similar programs for other businesses. Employees can use Zagster bikes stationed throughout the Tech Center to travel between its 61 buildings covering...

2014-08-26 08:23:00

Schubert Jonckheer & Kolbe LLP investigates case against the Company's executives. SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Schubert Jonckheer & Kolbe LLP is investigating potential derivative claims on behalf of shareholders of General Motors Company (NYSE: GM), related to the belated recall of millions of its vehicles with ignition switch flaws. The Schubert firm is investigating claims that GM's Board of Directors knowingly or recklessly failed to timely report safety...

2014-08-22 12:20:25

DALLAS, August 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Automotive Telematics Market by Services (Safety & Security, Information & Navigation, Entertainment and Remote Diagnostics), by Type (Embedded, Tethered & Integrated), Vehicle Type (Passenger Car, HCV and LCV), and Region - Global Trends and Forecast to 2019", classifies and defines the Automotive Telematics Market in terms of volume and value. The report highlights potential growth opportunities in coming years...

2014-08-19 12:21:25

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dianne M. Nast, founder of the Philadelphia law firm NastLaw LLC, has been appointed by New York Federal Judge Jesse M. Furman to the Executive Committee in the General Motors Ignition Switch Litigation. After a highly competitive process, with over 50 applicants presenting their credentials, Nast is one of just 10 appointed Executive Committee members. Ms. Nast and NastLaw LLC will be at the forefront of the lawsuits that impact millions of...


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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