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2014-06-24 16:21:20

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday, Texas lawyer Bob Hilliard, one of the nation's key players in pursuing claims against General Motors for deaths and injuries caused by faulty ignition switches, asked GM's CEO, Mary Barra to join in his effort to seek a Pardon from Texas Governor Rick Perry on behalf of wrongly convicted GM victim, Candice Anderson. Mr. Hilliard asked Ms. Barra to provide a letter of recommendation to the Texas Board of Pardons and...

2014-06-22 23:00:54

This report covers the North American automotive production market based on vehicle type (passenger cars, LCVs and HCVs) and fuel Type (Gasoline, Diesel, and other fuel types). (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/north-american-automotive-production-market-266497462.html) (PRWEB) June 22, 2014 The report, North American Automotive Production Outlook by Vehicle Type , Fuel Type and Key Country Level Markets that defines and segments the North American automotive industry. It...

2014-06-20 12:20:18

AAA Statement from CEO Bob Darbelnet ORLANDO, Fla., June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "General Motors' steps to change its corporate culture and take responsibility for failing their customers are essential. However, with more than 20 million vehicles recalled this year, General Motors (GM) CEO Mary Barra's congressional testimony related to the status of recall repairs was very disturbing. Millions of motorists remain at risk, yet GM has only shipped 400,000 parts for...

2014-06-19 23:07:47

This week, two children have died nationwide after being left alone in a hot car. The experts at Dayton Children's Hospital want to remind parents and caregivers to never leave a child alone in a car and to take precautions to ensure it never happens to you. Dayton, Ohio (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 As temperatures continue to rise in the Miami Valley, Dayton Children’s Hospital and Safe Kids Greater Dayton want to remind families to never leave a child alone in the car. This week there...

2014-06-19 12:21:30

DUBLIN, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/sfp2gf/global_automotive) has announced the addition of the "Global Automotive Infotainment Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Fast-paced development in emerging economies offers huge growth potential for the Global Automotive Infotainment market. Despite the slow growth of the market in developed economies, the market growth in...

2014-06-19 12:21:15

LONDON, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Electric Taxi Market 2014-2018 http://www.reportbuyer.com/transport_travel/roads/global_electric_taxi_market_2014_2018.html TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Electric Taxi market to grow at a CAGR of 33.98 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the cost-efficiency of electric vehicles. The Global Electric Taxi market...

2014-06-18 16:20:33

Over 6.5 million vehicles recalled for ignition switch defect linked to deaths, injuries. ALTON, Ill., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Simmons Firm, a nationwide consumer protection law firm, confirmed today it is investigating the legal rights of drivers who own or have leased one of the 3.16 million newly recalled GM vehicles. The latest vehicles are being recalled due to a defect in the ignition switch that can cause the key to slip from the 'run' to 'accessory' position. As...

2014-06-13 08:20:32

University of Washington and Penn State University Teams Finish Second and Third WASHINGTON, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Department of Energy and General Motors Co. announced the winning team of the competition, The Ohio State University, as they took home the overall winners title at the EcoCAR 2: Plugging In to the Future finals. The team's exceptionally engineered 2013 Chevrolet Malibu with energy storage, electric drive and ethanol (E85) fueled engine...

2014-06-12 23:07:52

Chemical management firm commemorates milestone and award with luncheon. Southfield, Mich. (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Founded on September 13, 1989, Chemico Systems (Chemico), a Michigan-based chemical management firm, will soon mark its 25th year in business. Complementing this success, Chemico was also recently awarded its fifth consecutive GM Supplier of the Year Award. To help commemorate the occasion, the company hosted a 2013 Supplier of the Year Award Celebration and 25th Anniversary...

2014-06-11 12:21:38

ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IMPAXX(TM), the impact-absorbing foam credited with enabling NASCAR drivers to walk away from disastrous crashes, has earned Coastal Automotive Corporation recognition as a General Motors Supplier of the Year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140611/117087 Coastal Automotive is among six interior suppliers to most recently receive this honor, and one of 68 suppliers recognized overall, putting Coastal Automotive in a class...


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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