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2014-04-22 08:22:20

Safety-related conversations double in the past 30 days, as recall issues consume 40% of all influential conversations about General Motors. Cadillac sees lowest impact among GM Brands. NEW YORK, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Normally a new CEO would be pleased to rocket to the top spot in terms of influence for her industry, but Mary Barra's rapid rise to become the most influential executive in the automotive industry may not be welcomed news. Ms. Barra earned the top...

2014-04-18 23:07:16

A smaller, cheaper version of the ignition switch used by General Motors in its recalled vehicles may have been made to lower expenses, NHTSA and Center for Auto Safety say ROGERS, Ark. (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Arkansas auto accident attorneys at Bailey & Oliver Law Firm will continue their investigation into injury and wrongful death claims associated with General Motor’s Feb. recall as new accusations from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Center for Auto...

2014-04-18 16:20:23

NEW YORK, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pomerantz LLP announces the filing of a class action lawsuit against General Motors Company ("GM" or the "Company")(NYSE: GM) and certain of its officers. The class action, filed in United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, and docketed under 14-cv-11191 is on behalf of a class consisting of all persons or entities who purchased or otherwise acquired securities of GM between November 17, 2010 and March 21, 2014, both dates...

2014-04-18 00:20:14

DALLAS, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com offers China Automotive Starter Industry Report, 2014-2017 market research report in its store at http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/280893-china-automotive-starter-industry-report-2014-2017.html . According to China Automotive Starter Industry Report, 2014-2017, it can be predicted that automotive starter market under the influence of vehicle market will enter a period of sluggish growth over the next few...

2014-04-17 23:03:48

Congress also investigating GM's delay of the recall for years after it allegedly knew of the problem DALLAS (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Questions about legal and moral responsibility are mounting as more people are affected by the GM recall, which expanded March 28, 2014, to include an additional 900,000 GM vehicles. Currently, the GM recall may affect more than 2.5 million vehicles, and at least 13 deaths have been linked to the faulty ignition switch defect in GM vehicles, as well as...

2014-04-17 16:21:54

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Texas law firm Hilliard Munoz Gonzales LLP (HMG) released initial findings from Safety Research & Strategies, Inc. showing that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has received over 500 consumer complaints about General Motors vehicles with faulty ignition switches. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140410/DA03259 Bob Hilliard, lead lawyer and partner at HMG, is leading the charge to make GM...

2014-04-17 16:20:50

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, a federal judge ruled that General Motors cannot be forced to issue an emergency "Park It Now" alert to drivers of GM vehicles with faulty ignition switches. Bob Hilliard, the Texas attorney who requested the mandatory injunction on April 4, says the decision puts motorists' lives at risk. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140410/DA03259 GM'S WIN MEANS SOMEONE WILL DIE Hilliard of Hilliard Munoz Gonzales LLP (HMG) says that GM...

2014-04-16 20:20:36

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, HMG issued a statement in agreement with U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal's, D-Conn, appeal to bankruptcy judges that General Motors should be denied protection from liability claims in connection with the recall of 2.6 million vehicles. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140410/DA03259 Bob Hilliard, lead lawyer and partner at the Texas law Hilliard Munoz Gonzales LLP, requested a mandatory "Park It Now" injunction on...

2014-04-16 16:28:16

LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Commercial Vehicles Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/transport_travel/roads/global_commercial_vehicles_industry.htmlThis report analyzes the worldwide markets for Commercial Vehicles in terms of Annual Sales and Production in Thousand Units. Product segments analyzed in the report based on Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) include Light Commercial Vehicles (LCVs), Medium Commercial Vehicles...

2014-04-16 16:27:44

LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Passenger Cars Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/automotive/cars/global_passenger_cars_industry.htmlThis report analyzes the worldwide markets for Passenger Cars in Thousands Units (Annual Sales as well as Production). The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts...


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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