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2014-09-23 12:21:32

DUBLIN, September 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/46gvg7/global_48v_micro) has announced the addition of the "Global 48V Micro Hybrid Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/46gvg7/global_48v_micro ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Micro hybrid vehicles are equipped with a start-stop mechanism, which automatically shuts...

2014-09-23 08:21:51

DETROIT, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Motors for the first time achieved perfect scores on both climate change data disclosure and performance submitted to CDP, the world's only global environmental disclosure system. Featured in the CDP S&P 500 Climate Change Report 2014, GM ranks among the world's largest companies acting in response to a changing climate. The achievement was announced as world leaders gather in New York City during Climate Week to discuss the...

2014-09-22 08:21:05

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global connected vehicle technology leader Cohda Wireless has welcomed news that General Motors' first intelligent "connected car" is due off the production lines within the next two years. Delphi Automotive PLC, a company that will supply GM with connectivity technology to let cars "talk" with one another and provide drivers with critical safety information, uses Cohda's safety applications software. Earlier this month,...

2014-09-22 08:20:43

-- United Way Campaign Chair and GM President Dan Ammann and United Way President and CEO Michael J. Brennan lead Torch Lighting Ceremony on Hart Plaza DETROIT, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- General Motors President Dan Ammann, who also serves as United Way for Southeastern Michigan's Campaign Chair, kicked off the annual community giving campaign today with a symbolic torch lighting ceremony on Detroit's Hart Plaza. Ammann announced a $42 million fundraising goal,...

2014-09-19 20:20:24

DUBLIN, September 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vmhdvg/global_auto) has announced the addition of the "Global Auto Storage Battery Industry Report 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vmhdvg/global_auto ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Global Auto Storage Battery Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on...

2014-09-19 16:20:25

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Judge Jesse Furman, presiding over the General Motors Ignition Switch Multi-District Litigation in the Southern District Court of New York granted Plaintiffs request to move forward with document discovery. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140919/147294 Bob Hilliard, who is one of three co-lead attorneys representing the Plaintiffs states, "GM has admitted it will not seek bankruptcy protection from post bankruptcy...

2014-09-19 12:20:39

General Motors CEO Mary Barra and Hyundai Motor America President & CEO Dave Zuchowski to Discuss the Benefits of Diversity and Inclusion in Business DETROIT, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Rainbow PUSH Automotive Project, an initiative of the Citizenship Education Fund, proudly announces its lineup of speakers for the 15(th )Annual Rainbow PUSH Global Automotive Summit. This year's theme is: "Driving Ethnic Inclusion in the Global Automotive Expansion." The Summit...

2014-09-12 16:20:26

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RevenueRadar, powered by DealerSocket, is officially certified and now a featured partner for General Motors' new Equity-Mining Initiative. Today, GM announced to their entire field organization and all 4,300 GM dealers about the opportunity to use powerful equity-mining tools like DealerSocket's RevenueRadar. GM dealers are given incentive bonuses for those who participate in their Equity-Mining Initiative by December 31, 2014....

2014-09-11 16:21:19

PENDLETON, Ind., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Remy International, Inc. (NASDAQ: REMY) and Tecnomatic, S.p.A. announced they have signed a Settlement Agreement and Mutual General Release to settle all disputes relating to a 2008 action filed in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana. In addition, Remy entered into a cross licensing arrangement of certain patents with Tecnomatic. The preliminary value of the patents received from Tecnomatic is approximately $12.3...

2014-09-11 12:20:30

CHICAGO, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include the General Motors (NYSE:GM-Free Report), Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. (NYSE:CTB-Free Report), Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE:DLPH-Free Report), Meritor, Inc. (NYSE:MTOR-Free Report) and McDonald's Corporation...


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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