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2014-02-04 23:02:54

Telematics Update will bring together 250+ market-leaders, including Ford, General Motors, Volvo, Toyota, ERTICO, Kia, Trip Advisor and Facebook at The Content and Apps for Auto Europe Conference 2014 (April 8-9) to explore how much money can be made from the automotive ‘virtual market place’ for OEMs and content providers. (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 One automaker that is investing the time of its R&D Department in personalised ads is BMW. The idea is that special offers are...

2014-02-04 08:21:22

LONDON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Hybrid Car Market Outlook to 2017The rapidly growing concerns over the need to reduce carbon emissions coupled with highly volatile oil prices have forced the global automobile players to invest massive amounts into the development of advanced and better alternative fuel vehicles over the recent past. The concept of hybrids has emerged as the most viable solution gaining...

2014-02-03 08:20:14

Cadillac is Host Sponsor for dinner to raise money for chemotherapy unit renovation DETROIT, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The General Motors Foundation is donating $400,000 to support cancer research conducted by the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute. The grant celebrates Karmanos' 32(nd) Annual Dinner and brings to nearly $7.3 million the combined contributions from the GM Foundation and GM over the last 17 years. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140203/DE57300 )...

2014-01-30 23:02:42

Telematics Update has announced that registration is now open for the exclusive webinar: ‘Personalize the Connected Car Using Contextual Data’ with speakers from Harman and General Motors. (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Telematics Update has brought together consumer telematics experts from General Motors and Harman for a webinar to explore how to use contextual data to create a connected car experience that makes driving safer, more efficient and ultimately more enjoyable. The free...

2014-01-29 16:21:18

Appoints Sharon Wacker to Managing Director, North America; Promotes Kate MacNevin to Executive Director of Global Operations DETROIT, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Commonwealth//McCann, the agency dedicated to the global Chevrolet account, today announced the appointment of Sharon Wacker to Managing Director, North America, and promoted Kate MacNevin to Executive Director of Global Operations. Wacker, previously Executive Vice President and Managing Director of Team Detroit, which...

2014-01-29 16:21:14

Program joins roster of UTI's manufacturer-specific programs to meet industry needs AVONDALE, Ariz., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Technical Institute (NYSE: UTI), the leading provider of post-secondary education for students seeking careers as professional automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle and marine technicians, is launching the first General Motors Co. (GM) Technician Career Training program at its Avondale campus. Initially available only in Avondale,...

2014-01-29 12:20:58

Award-winning truck equipped with Akebono foundation brake components featuring performance improvements FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Akebono Brake Corporation congratulates General Motors on receiving the North American Truck of the Year award for the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado. The award-winning truck is equipped with foundation brake components provided by Akebono, which improve brake performance, extend rotor life and reduce noise and vibration. "We...

2014-01-29 08:22:28

Automotive industry leader, Phil Murtaugh, joins board as Pinnacle expands Silicon Valley headquarters SAN CARLOS, Calif., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pinnacle Engines, developer of ultra-efficient engine designs, today announced a key addition to the leadership team naming Phil Murtaugh as the newest member of its board of directors. With previous professional experience as CEO of Asian Operations for Chrysler Group and the CEO of General Motors China Group, Murtaugh provides keen...

2014-01-28 23:01:05

WTS International, the association for the global advancement of women in transportation, is celebrating the news that General Motors CEO Mary Barra and trucking company founder Andra Rush will be seated in First Lady Michele Obama's box for President Obama’s State of the Union Address tonight. Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 WTS International, the association for the global advancement of women in transportation, is celebrating the news that General Motors CEO Mary Barra...

2014-01-23 12:23:38

Redesigned Suburban, Tahoe ready to make appearance NAPERVILLE, Ill., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The month of January is special for a number of reasons at Chevrolet of Naperville. Not only is everybody still doing pretty well with their New Year's resolutions, but the new model-year of vehicles has more information about them released by the manufacturers. Considering the blockbuster year that last season was, the future couldn't be brighter for Chevrolet and General...


Latest General Motors Reference Libraries

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...

1911 Chevrolet Logo
2014-04-11 15:27:29

Chevrolet, also known as Chevy, is an automobile brand produced by American automaker General Motors (GM). Louis Chevrolet and General Motors founder William C. Durant founded the company on November 3, 1911 as the Chevrolet Motor Car Company. Durant also acquired a controlling stake in General Motors with a reverse merger occurring on May 2, 1918 became the GM president. He was forced out for a second time in 1919. The Chevrolet brand  become the volume leader in the General Motors family...

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