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2014-06-03 08:21:17

In half of fatalities, teen not wearing seat belt; new study explores why WASHINGTON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More teens die in motor vehicle crashes than from any other cause of death, about 2,500 per year. Fatalities are split almost equally between teen drivers (56 percent) and passengers (44 percent). In half of the fatal crashes, the teen was not wearing a seat belt. To develop strategies to drive down the number of teens killed in cars (which claims fully 25 percent of...

2014-06-02 23:10:03

Today Flood Law Group announced it is investigating potential claims related to GM’s seat belt recall. Tuesday, May 20, GM recalled another 2.4 million cars in connection with a front seat belt problem that causes the front seat belt to separate from the car during a crash. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Flood Law Group announced today that it is available to investigate potential claims for those who may have been affected by GM’s recent seat belt recall. According to CNN...

2014-06-02 20:20:18

LONDON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Hybrid Car Market Outlook to 2017http://www.reportbuyer.com/automotive/hybrid_electric_vehicles/global_hybrid_car_market_outlook_2017.html The rapidly growing concerns over the need to reduce carbon emissions coupled with highly volatile oil prices have forced the global automobile players to invest massive amounts into the development of advanced and better alternative fuel vehicles...

2014-06-02 16:23:01

Adds Seven New Hires To Growing Content Agency LOS ANGELES, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a move fueled by the agency's growth, The Story Lab, Dentsu Aegis Network's new model content agency in the U.S., announced today that Lisa Eisenpresser, Co-Founder and Head of Development, and Shannon Pruitt, EVP Strategy and Brand Partnership, have been elevated to co-lead the agency. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140602/93291 As Co-Leads, Eisenpresser and Pruitt will be...

2014-06-02 12:20:44

SANTA ANA, Calif., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Agility Fuel Systems, the leading designer and producer of alternative fuel storage and delivery systems for heavy duty trucks, buses and specialty vehicles, has named John M. Devine and David Crompton to its Board of Directors. Mr. Devine joins the Agility Board as Chairman of the Audit Committee. Mr. Devine retired in 2011 as the Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Dana Holding Corporation, a publicly traded...

2014-05-30 04:20:18

DALLAS, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com offers China Bus Industry Report, 2014-2017 and China Basic Passenger Vehicle Industry Report, 2014-2017 market research studies in its store. China Bus Industry Report, 2014-2017 market research forecasts the total sales volume of buses in China will exceed 690,000 units by 2017. In these upcoming several years, the sales volume of buses in China will present an AAGR of 9% or so. Complete report is available at...

2014-05-22 12:22:07

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With strong new light-vehicle retail sales anticipated over the Memorial Day weekend, the selling rate in May is expected to be at the highest level of the year, according to a monthly sales forecast developed jointly by J.D. Power and LMC Automotive. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130605/LA26502LOGO Retail Light-Vehicle SalesRetail light-vehicle sales in May 2014 are expected to come in at 1.3 million units, 4 percent...

2014-05-21 23:16:13

Flood Law Group announced today that it is continuing its investigation into claims on behalf of people possibly injured due to a malfunction related to the recent GM ignition recall. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Flood Law Group announced today that it is continuing its investigation into injury claims related to the GM ignition recall that impacted over 2.6 million vehicles worldwide. General Motors approved ignition switches that did not meet company specifications have already...

2014-05-21 23:06:46

Telematics Update has today announced that a limited number of tickets remain for the Telematics Detroit 2014 conference & exhibition (June 4-5, The Suburban Collection Showplace, Novi, MI); the world’s largest conference dedicated to the future of telematics and the connected car. (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 The 14th annual Telematics Detroit conference and exhibition will bring together over 2,200 senior executives from across the automotive and mobile communities to address the crucial...

2014-05-21 16:21:15

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MLG Automotive Law, APLC filed a wrongful death lawsuit against General Motors today for concealing an ignition switch defect that killed 20-year-old Ben Hair. Ben was 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. The accident occurred two weeks before his 21st birthday and just 12 days before Christmas....


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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