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2014-07-07 08:22:00

JACKSON, Mich., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy's hydro properties will have more housing options available for bats thanks to a Boy Scout and electric car parts from General Motors. For an Eagle Scout project, Matthew Netherland and some helpers built 22 bat boxes out of scrap Chevrolet Volt battery covers donated by GM which Consumers Energy will install on their property. "This project connects a lot of environmental dots," said Rich Castle, Consumers Energy's...

2014-07-03 12:21:33

Firm is Representing More than 1,300 GM Recall Injury and Death Victims CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas J. Henry, the nation's top GM recall attorney, is analyzing GM's Compensation Plan announced by Ken Feinberg Monday and is speaking with clients around the country about the pros and cons of taking the Plan's payout in lieu of going to trial. Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys currently represents more than 1,300 individuals injured and family members of individuals...

2014-07-01 23:06:36

The third annual Vincentric Best Fleet Value in Canada™ Awards were announced today with strong performances from Nissan, Toyota, and General Motors. Award winning fleet vehicles were determined to have the lowest total cost of ownership in their vehicle segment based on an analysis of 8 cost factors covering varied driving distances and lifecycle periods. Bingham Farms, MI (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 The third annual Vincentric Best Fleet Value in Canada™ awards were announced today, with...

2014-07-01 16:21:23

The 2014 Chevy Volt achieves a milestone in EV technology OSSEO, Wis., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The 2014 Chevy Volt in Eau Claire, Wisconsin has done a lot for General Motors. Its done even more for those that bought it, apparently. General Motors has recently announced that Chevy Volt owners have driven over half a billion miles on the Volts EV battery. With several Volts arriving at Osseo Auto, drivers in southern Wisconsin now have the opportunity to drive one of the...

2014-06-30 16:20:53

DETROIT, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Motors announced today it will conduct six new safety recalls in the United States involving about 7.6 million vehicles from the 1997 to 2014 model years. "We undertook what I believe is the most comprehensive safety review in the history of our company because nothing is more important than the safety of our customers," said GM CEO Mary Barra. "Our customers deserve more than we delivered in these vehicles. That has hardened my resolve...

2014-06-30 12:22:07

Research featuring Silverado, Equinox, Sierra, and Terrain available through local Chevy dealer AUBURN, Maine, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Due to the fact that Chevrolet and GMC both represent General Motors in the automotive market place, drivers immersed in the vehicle research process may struggle to understand the character unique to each respective manufacturer. In an effort to delineate those character qualities, Emerson Chevrolet Buick has published a number of...

2014-06-27 16:21:04

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- West Palm Beach-based Clark, Fountain, La Vista, Prather, Keen & Littky-Rubin has filed a Class Action Complaint against General Motors Company (GM) on behalf of its client, Geri Siano Carriuolo, and all persons in Florida who purchased vehicles from GM that contained false and developed safety information. The suit alleges that GM displayed a Monroney sticker on car windows highlighting its 2014 Cadillac CTS Sedan had achieved...

2014-06-27 16:20:50

Medved Autoplex service department quickly and efficiently repairs recalled vehicles DENVER, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The General Motors (GM) recall swept the nation in February and has continued to cause severe problems throughout the following months.The numerous recalls have affected those driving any one of the following brands: Chevrolet, GMC, Buick, Cadillac as well as Saturn. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140627/122454 As letters and emails...

2014-06-25 16:21:24

Assembly Auto Franchise Plan Is 'Anti-Consumer' and 'Anti-Business' WASHINGTON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The heads of North American operations for seven global automakers headquartered in New Jersey today sent a letter to Senate President Steven Sweeney detailing their opposition to auto franchise legislation expected to be heard in a Senate committee tomorrow. "If passed into law, Assembly Bill 2035 and its Senate companion - Senate Bill 927 - would create the most...

2014-06-25 16:21:14

FAREHAM, England, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rami Debouk of the General Motors Research and Development Center in Warren, Michigan, has received the 2014 Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) InterRegs Standards & Regulations Award in recognition of his research, analysis and development of system safety processes and standards. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140625/121672 UK-based InterRegs has been promoting vehicle safety for a number of years by recognising the...


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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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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