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2014-05-13 12:22:17

GM Foundation grants $56,000 to five nonprofits through Plant City Grants program ARLINGTON, Texas, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry today joined GM's Arlington Assembly Plant Manager Paul Graham to highlight the new Chevrolet, GMC and Cadillac full-size SUVs being built at the plant. "GM has a rich heritage in Texas, building award-winning vehicles since 1954 and these new vehicles are no exception," said Graham. "Our hard-working team at the plant is energized...

GM Announces Pricing For Its 4G Hotspot On New Cars
2014-05-13 12:30:37

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Earlier this year General Motors had announced that it would introduce 4G connectivity into Chevrolet Malibu line next month and by the end of the year would add the service to other models. On Monday the automaker's OnStar division announced the pricing for the service; car owners will receive a three-month trial period, and after that will pay $10 to $50 per month based on data usage. While the 2015 Malibu will be the first 4G...

2014-05-13 08:30:49

Cites GM CEO Barra Double Standard, Medical Gulag System WASHINGTON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A veterans group has been formed to eliminate the Veterans Administration (VA), accusing the VA of being a "medical gulag system." The group, Veterans Against the Veterans Administration (VAVA) was formed prior to the current scandals engulfing the VA in Phoenix, Ohio, and Florida. The group's plan calls for all veterans to receive insurance under President Obama's Affordable...

2014-05-12 08:21:24

DETROIT, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Results of the 14(th) annual automotive industry study on the major US and Japanese automakers' working relations with their suppliers show the US Big Three are once again falling behind their Japanese competitors, with Toyota, Honda and Nissan finishing 1-2-3 respectively in the top rankings. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140509/86083 The study is watched carefully in automakers' boardrooms because an OEM's supplier relations rating can be...

2014-05-08 08:23:30

New Advisory Board's Automotive and Asian market expertise will aid Pinnacle's 2014 expansion SAN CARLOS, Calif., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pinnacle Engines, developer of ultra-efficient engine designs, today announced it has appointed five industry leaders to its newly formed Asian Business Advisory Board. Comprised of individuals known and respected for their extensive experience in Asian markets, the Board will offer strategic business and technological advice to Pinnacle Engines'...

2014-05-07 16:22:02

Buick and GMC models being offered at discounts SAN ANTONIO, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Of the many points of pride to the citizens of San Antonio is Joint Base San Antonio, one of the largest military installations in the country and is comprised of a twin contingent of personnel from the United States Air Force and Army. For the rest of the month of May, Cavender Buick GMC West is teaming up with General Motors to host Buick GMC Military Appreciation Month at the...

2014-05-07 16:21:59

San Antonio dealership offers discounts SAN ANTONIO, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Cavender Buick GMC North is very proud to call the San Antonio, Texas area home. Even more so, they are very proud of the thousands of members of the United States Air Force and Army that occupy one of the biggest military installations, Joint Base San Antonio, in the country that shares our area. In a small gesture of thanks, Cavender Buick GMC North is partnering with their manufacturing partner...

2014-05-06 20:20:33

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bob Hilliard, a Texas lawyer and one of the nation's key players in the pursuit of claims against GM, filed a lawsuit today against General Motors after a GM Cobalt's ignition defect caused the vehicle to lose power and the resulting accident left a now 6-year-old little boy paralyzed. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140410/DA03259 The accident occurred in April 2009 when Trenton Buzard was one year old. He was a passenger in...

2014-05-05 08:20:58

MCLEAN, Va., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GreenTech Automotive Corp (GTA), a Virginia-based wholly owned subsidiary of WM GreenTech Automotive Corp. (WMGTA), today announced the recent merger of VL Automotive, an innovative luxury sports car manufacturing company based in Detroit, Michigan. VL Automotive will merge with GTA Corp, a wholly owned subsidiary of WMGTA, which also has a wholly owned subsidiary that produces electric vehicles. After the merger, WMGTA now has its global...

2014-05-01 23:16:49

When Brooke Melton’s parents walked into Attorney Lance Cooper’s office with questions about their late daughter’s car accident, little did anyone know at the time that their meeting would serve as the catalyst for a massive GM recall and contrition on the part of an automotive juggernaut. Marietta, GA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 The recently-announced recall of 2.6 million vehicles by General Motors (GM) with regard to faulty ignition switches* in some models, has its roots in a meeting...


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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