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2014-04-10 08:22:26

Achievements in past year include energy savings, increased use of renewables DETROIT, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the year following the Climate Declaration signing, General Motors continues to prove there is economic opportunity in tackling climate change. Organized by sustainable business advocacy group Ceres and its Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy coalition, the Climate Declaration reinforces the economic benefit of addressing clean energy, energy efficiency,...

2014-04-10 08:20:21

DUBLIN, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/m2vgrh/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Electrified Light Vehicles Market 2007 To 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/m2vgrh/global ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This latest just-auto report edition offers a global review of the electric vehicles sector, its...

2014-04-10 08:20:14

Chapman Chevrolet announces Recall Rescue Program PHOENIX, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to help vehicle owners affected by the General Motors recall, Chapman Chevrolet has developed the Recall Rescue Program. This program is designed to aid Phoenix Chapman Chevrolet and GM customers by providing loaner cars while their vehicles are being repaired. "We want to make sure people are safe and taken care of while their vehicle is repaired," explains Chapman Chevrolet...

2014-04-09 23:03:20

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “North American Automotive Production Outlook to 2018 by Vehicle Type (Passenger Cars, LCV, and HCV), Fuel Type (Gasoline, Diesel, and Others) and Key Country Level Markets (U.S., Canada, and Mexico)” to its store. Inquire for Discount at http://www.rnrmarketresearch.com/contacts/discount?rname=164768. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 The North American automotive industry is one of the fastest growing industries across the globe. The region is home to...

2014-04-09 12:21:00

Woman's legs amputated after single-car crash involving now-recalled Pontiac Solstice HOUSTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Texas woman who suffered critical injuries in a terrifying car accident last December has filed a state district court lawsuit against General Motors (NYSE: GM) and other defendants based on claims that a faulty GM ignition switch caused her 2007 Pontiac Solstice to lose control and prevented the car's airbags from deploying. Attorney W. Mark Lanier from The...

2014-04-08 20:20:14

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This afternoon, Bob Hilliard, lead lawyer and partner at Texas law firm Hilliard Munoz and Gonzales (HMG) LLP, is providing access to transcripts from the GM Emergency Motion Hearing on Friday, April 4. Hilliard is leading the call for General Motors to issue an emergency "Park It Now" alert to GM vehicles with defective ignition switches. On April 4, he filed a request for Federal Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos to issue a mandatory...

2014-04-08 20:20:04

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Motors' legal team asked a Federal Judge to deny a Texas law firm, Hilliard Munoz Gonzales (HMG) LLP's request for documents GM submitted to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The documents explain details of the defective ignition switch recall. Bob Hilliard, partner at HMG, requested that GM provide the documents prior to HMG's April 11 response to GM's April 9 sur-reply....

2014-04-08 08:21:01

BorgWarner's Eco-Launch(TM) Solenoid Valve Helps Stop/Start Systems Improve Fuel Economy with Smoother Launches AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During a ceremony held yesterday in Detroit, BorgWarner (NYSE: BWA) received an Automotive News PACE Innovation Partnership Award for its collaboration with General Motors (GM) on the Eco-Launch(TM) solenoid valve. The innovative technology helps deliver improved fuel economy and performance at significantly lower cost than...

2014-04-07 23:28:02

The Recall Center is the largest source on the Web for information on vehicle recalls, safety alerts and legal news. Visit http://www.GMRecallLawsuit.com Detroit, MI (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 The consumer advocates at the Recall Resource Center are announcing new information on the site for owners of recalled GM vehicles. A new report indicates many of those involved in recalled vehicle accidents were young drivers*. The Recall Center is a free resource for those affected by the recent GM...

2014-04-07 23:23:41

The 2014 Vincentric Best Fleet Value in America Awards were announced with GM and Ford leading the way as the top-performing manufacturers, with eight winning vehicles each. Other manufacturers with multiple award winners were Toyota, Nissan, Chrysler, Mercedes-Benz, BMW, and Subaru. Bingham Farms, Michigan (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 The ninth annual Vincentric Best Fleet Value in America™ awards were announced earlier today, with General Motors and Ford Motor Company leading the way with...


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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