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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...

2014-06-10 12:20:44

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On December 13, 2009, 20-year-old Eagle Scout Ben Hair was tragically killed when he lost control of his 2007 Pontiac G5 while traveling down an isolated Virginia road on a Sunday afternoon, hitting a tree at 50 mph. Ben's accident was a mystery to investigators: There were no skid marks, no other vehicles involved, no sign of distress and the airbags did not deploy. The car simply left the road for no apparent reason and hit a...

2014-06-09 20:20:36

Firm is Representing More than 1,100 GM Recall Injury and Death Victims CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys, a national injury firm handling more than 1,100 GM recall cases across the U.S., believes GM's internal failures are far beyond what was represented in the "Valukas Report" released last week. Last Thursday, former U.S. Attorney Anton Valukas released the findings of his internal investigation into GM's handling of the...

2014-06-09 20:20:27

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GM always knew Candice Anderson's 2004 Ion caused the accident in which she was severely injured and her boyfriend, Mikale Erickson, was killed. Yet, the company watched silently as Candice, still recovering from her life threatening injuries, was indicted and prosecuted for a State felony jail time offense. Despite knowing the defective vehicle was at fault, GM aggressively defended the civil law suit brought by Mikale's two young...

2014-06-09 08:21:33

All 21 million U.S. military veterans eligible through June 30 DETROIT, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 8,000 U.S. military veterans have purchased a new Chevrolet, Buick, GMC or Cadillac by taking advantage of General Motors' enhanced Military Discount Program, which runs through June 30. All active-duty military, reservists, retirees and veterans - regardless of separation date - are eligible. "We anticipate many more will use the discount through the end of the month," said...

2014-06-09 08:20:47

PENDLETON, Ind., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Remy International, Inc. (NASDAQ: REMY), manufacturer of Delco Remy® heavy duty starters and alternators, as well as Remy® light duty starters and alternators, was recognized by Hino Motors Manufacturing USA for outstanding performance as a supplier partner. To receive this award, a supplier must achieve an annual record of zero plant rejections on products shipped to Hino Motors, a Toyota Group company. Daniel Boros, Director of Heavy...

2014-06-06 23:03:14

The locally built Chevy Cruze was the grand prize in a raffle benefiting HMHP Foundation's Man Up Mahoning Valley. Youngstown, Ohio (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Deidre Windom of Warren won a two-year lease on a new Chevrolet Cruze, the grand prize in a raffle benefiting Man Up Mahoning Valley. Tickets were sold in conjunction with the Fuel the Fight: Drive Out Prostate Cancer car and motorcycle show at Boardman High School June 1. Three finalists tried the keys they won in the ignition of a...

2014-06-05 23:13:06

One family settling with General Motors over the death of their daughter a month prior to the GM admission over faulty ignition switches, has decided to refile their lawsuit, alleging GM committed perjury and concealed evidence. LawyersandSettlements.com revisits the case with the family’s attorney, Lance Cooper, for further perspective. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 When the engine and vital drivetrain systems of a 2005 GM-manufactured Chevrolet Cobalt suddenly shut down in...

2014-06-05 16:21:07

AAA Reaction to General Motors Internal Investigation Report ORLANDO, Fla., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The complete Valukas report examining General Motors' failures related to its ignition switch recall describes at least 11 instances in which GM was negligent in addressing the issue, and documents consistent patterns of misconduct and poor judgment by GM employees that put consumers unknowingly at risk for more than a decade....

2014-06-03 12:21:47

MAUMEE, Ohio, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) announced today that its Sorocaba, Brazil, facility was presented with the Toyota Quality Excellence Performance Award and its Bogota, Colombia, facility was recognized by General Motors Co. as Supplier of the Year in the powertrain and chassis category. These honors highlight Dana's superior performance in product quality and customer satisfaction throughout the past year. Dana's Brazil facility received...


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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