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2013-11-18 12:20:10

New project sends 15.8 megawatts of renewable energy to Detroit-Hamtramck plant DETROIT, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- General Motors and Detroit Renewable Energy (DRE) today announced a renewable energy project to turn solid municipal waste from Metro Detroit into process steam that will be used to heat and cool portions of GM's Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant. When the project is operational, 58 percent of the plant's energy needs will come from renewable energy, making...

2013-11-14 20:20:25

Partnership with U.S. Naval Academy opens doors to vehicle engineering DETROIT, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Metro Detroit high school students learned what it takes to become an engineer during a daylong, curriculum-based science and engineering camp on Thursday hosted by General Motors with the U.S. Naval Academy. One hundred students from area high schools had the rare opportunity to visit multiple GM vehicle testing facilities at the Warren Technical Center, including the...

2013-11-11 12:20:10

CHICAGO, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks Equity Research highlights Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F-Free Report) as the Bull of the Day and American Campus Communities (NYSE:ACC-Free Report) as the Bear of the Day. In addition, Zacks Equity Research provides analysis on the Tesla Motors, Inc. (Nasdaq:TSLA-Free Report), General Motors (NYSE:GM-Free Report) and Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. (OTC:NSANY-Free Report). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101027/ZIRLOGO) Here is a...

2013-11-05 12:21:30

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE: BWA) today announced $2.9 billion of expected net new powertrain business for 2014 through 2016, up 26% from the previous three-year net new business. Demand for the company's advanced powertrain technologies, such as gasoline and diesel turbochargers, all-wheel drive systems, engine timing systems including variable cam timing devices, and emissions products, is expected to continue to drive strong growth....

2013-11-04 16:25:53

NEW YORK, November 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Market Buzz Report, an investment community, Surprising Earnings And News Updates For General Motors Company (NYSE:GM), BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY), American International Group Inc (NYSE:AIG), First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR), Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK) General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) shares increased 0.76% to $37.20. The company on Oct. 30 reported pretax profit of $2.64 billion for the third quarter, up almost 15...

2013-11-04 08:21:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ALTe Powertrain Technologies (ALTe), today has announced the appointment of Darren C. Post to the newly created role of Chief Operating Officer effective immediately. This new role is a promotion for Mr. Post resulting from his exceptional performance in his initial role as Executive Vice President of Product Development at ALTe. The role of Chief Operating Officer was created to position the company for the forthcoming rapid growth...

2013-11-04 08:20:39

Average age of vehicles rose to 10.9 years, up nearly a full year from four years ago SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Experian Automotive today announced that the number of cars and light trucks on the road reached 247.9 million in Q2 2013. According to the latest Vehicles in Operation( )(VIO)( )market analysis, increased new vehicle sales and lower scrappage rates pushed VIO to the highest point on record since Q3 2008. Additionally, findings showed that the average age of...

2013-10-28 12:20:16

LIVONIA, Mich., Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (NYSE: TRW) was recently awarded the 2013 General Motors (GM) Supplier Quality Excellence Award at 10 of its manufacturing facilities for achieving consistently high levels of quality performance during the past year. The 10 TRW sites honored with the award include: -- Ansan TSCL, South Korea - steering systems -- Langfang LVLB, China - brake systems -- Anting, China - brake systems, slip control...

2013-10-24 12:20:11

Grant will fund community support services and prevention education DETROIT, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The General Motors Foundation is donating $150,000 to Mothers Against Drunk Driving to expand prevention education initiatives and provide support services to victims of drunk driving crashes and their families. In 2011, drunk driving killed more than 9,800 people and injured approximately 315,000. To aid in recovery, MADD provides services to one victim every 8.6 minutes at no...

2013-10-23 12:20:12

CHICAGO, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights Features: Manitex International, Inc. (Nasdaq:MNTX-Free Report), Express Inc. (NYSE:EXPR-Free Report) and General Motors (NYSE:GM-Free Report). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101027/ZIRLOGO) 3 Stocks with Magic PEG Ratios Value investors have long looked to the price-to-earnings ratio as a means to finding value stocks. However, Benjamin Graham, long considered to be the "father" of value...


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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