Latest General Motors Stories

2014-03-31 23:24:55

Pam Fletcher, executive chief engineer of electrified vehicles at General Motors, yesterday visited fifth grade students at Detroit Country Day School Junior School (DCDS) to celebrate Michigan STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) Awareness Week. The fifth-graders participate in SAE International’s award-winning STEM education program, A World In Motion® (AWIM). Detroit (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Pam Fletcher, executive chief engineer of electrified vehicles at General...

2014-03-31 20:20:25

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys, a personal injury firm handling numerous GM recall injury and death cases, is asking for the public's help in their nationwide GM Recall investigation. The firm has launched a national media campaign-utilizing television, radio, web, and social media to gather information about the recent recall of 2.6 million Chevy, Saturn, and Pontiac vehicles with defective ignitions. The ignition switches on...

2014-03-31 16:21:17

GM recalls 2.6 million vehicles due to serious safety defects, had complaints since 2001 ALTON, Ill., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Simmons Law Firm, a nationwide consumer protection litigation firm headquartered in the St. Louis area, announced today it is currently investigating the legal rights of Illinois and Missouri residents who own or have leased one of the 2.6 million recalled GM vehicles. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140331/CL94403LOGO The recall is a...

2014-03-31 08:21:08

EDMONTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - AutoCanada Inc. ("AutoCanada" or the "Company") (TSX: ACQ) announced today that it has obtained approval from General Motors of Canada ("GM Canada") to purchase an 80% non-voting equity interest in the assets of McNaught Cadillac Buick GMC ("McNaught"), a Cadillac Buick GMC dealership located in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The acquisition is expected to close April 1, 2014. McNaught Cadillac Buick GMC was founded by Mr. Gord McNaught Sr. nearly...

2014-03-30 16:20:03

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, March 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This morning, the families of victims injured or killed in accidents caused by General Motors vehicles with faulty ignition switches sent a letter to GM CEO Mary Barra through their attorney Bob Hilliard, partner at Texas law firm Hilliard Munoz Gonzales LLP. The letter requests that Ms. Barra meet with them personally this week while they are in Washington DC to attend the Congressional hearings about GM's failure to recall the...

2014-03-29 16:20:02

GM adds another 971,000 vehicles to callback tied to faulty key switch system days after suit brought by drivers in nine states alleges that company misled consumers about scope of problem; drivers represented by Grant & Eisenhofer, Baron & Budd, The Cooper Firm and other major trial counsel - only action seeking to represent all GM customers affected by faulty switch system SAN FRANCISCO and CHICAGO, March 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Just days after a group of consumers called on...

2014-03-27 16:21:17

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Mar. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An emergency hearing has been set in Federal Court to hear arguments about a demand that General Motors issue an immediate "Park It NOW" notification to owners of GM vehicles affected by the faulty ignition problem that came to light in February 2014. The hearing is set for April 4, 2014 before U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos in Corpus Christi, Texas. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140327/DA92585 GM: EMERGENCY...

2014-03-26 23:28:25

Transparency Market Research Report Added "Electric Vehicles Market Research - Industry Analysis Trends and Forecasts 2012 - 2018" to its database. Browse Full Report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/electric-vehicles-market.html. Albany, New York USA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 In response to increasing demand of renewable energy powered vehicles that lowers the total cost of ownership, electrical vehicle is the solution provided by automobile industry. Electric vehicles...

2014-03-26 04:20:09

DUBLIN, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9zr6mj/cng_vehicle) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the CNG Vehicle Market in Europe" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9zr6mj/cng_vehicle ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) One of the main trends witnessed in the CNG Vehicles market in Europe is the increasing number of...

2014-03-25 23:32:30

The Center for Auto Safety has linked over 300 deaths to General Motors’ recalled vehicles, prompting South Florida law firm Gordon & Doner to provide free legal advice to those impacted by the defective models. WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 In the wake of General Motors’ 3.1 million vehicle recall, South Florida auto accident law firm Gordon & Doner is welcoming inquiries, wrongful death and injury claims from individuals who purchased or were harmed by one of...

Latest General Motors Reference Libraries

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...

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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