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2014-02-28 23:24:35

Global Electric Bus Market 2014-2018 and Global Electric Taxi Market 2014-2018 are the new market research reports available at ReportsnReports.com. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 The main trend witnessed by the Global Electric Bus market is the high demand for electric buses in China. Although the electric bus concept is a relatively new one, it is witnessing strong growth in China, for example in cities such as Xi'an and Shenzhen. China is also a manufacturing hub for...

2014-02-27 16:21:01

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hilliard Munoz Gonzalez LLP, a law firm based in Texas, is representing the families of two teenaged girls killed when airbags failed to deploy during the crash of a GM Chevrolet Cobalt, which General Motors is now recalling. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140227/DA73758 THE CRASHAmy Rademaker, age 15, and Natasha Weigel, age 18, died on October 24, 2006 in St. Croix County, Wisconsin after their 2005 Cobalt left the road...

2014-02-27 12:22:54

LONDON, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Automobile Engine & Parts Manufacturing Global Automobile Engine & Parts Manufacturing Rising emissions regulations and consumers increasingly favoring fuel-efficient vehicles have pressured engine manufacturers over the past five years. In addition, rising input costs have squeezed profit. However, growth in emerging regions is helping offset the declines manufacturers...

2014-02-27 12:22:43

BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT) Board of Directors has elected Daniel F. Akerson, former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of General Motors Company, a member of the Board effective immediately. Prior to serving as Chairman and CEO of General Motors, Akerson, 65, was a Managing Director of The Carlyle Group, and previously served as chairman, chief executive officer or president of several major companies including XO...

2014-02-27 12:21:45

MARIETTA, Ga., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ken and Beth Melton, parents of a 29-year-old Georgia woman who died in crash linked to an ignition switch defect, praised the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for opening a Timeliness Query into General Motors' recall of the Cobalt and six other affected models. The Melton family and their attorney, Lance Cooper of the Cooper Firm, located in Marietta, Ga., had petitioned NHTSA to investigate whether GM violated...

2014-02-26 23:28:28

General Motors, BMW and Visteon are part of the speaker line-up at Content & Apps for Automotive Europe 2014 (April 8-9, Munich) that will discuss current pricing strategies around mobile roaming charges and how reform could spark growth in high-speed connectivity and the connected-car market. (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Current Roaming Costs Not Aiding The Always-Connected Consumer/Driver Telematics Update: In the era of the ‘Internet of Things’, 24-hour connectedness and...

2014-02-26 12:20:57

General Motors provides dealers a more comprehensive view of their customers through CRM SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading auto dealer CRM, DealerSocket (DealerSocket.com), is proud to announce its integration with prominent auto manufacturer, General Motors, through the Dealer Customer Data Exchange (DCDE). DCDE, or the GM Dealer Customer Search, allows GM dealers to view customer information updates directly from the manufacturer from within DealerSocket...

2014-02-21 16:20:09

DUBLIN, Ireland, February 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nf4fdx/electric_motors) has announced the addition of the "Electric Motors Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nf4fdx/electric_motors ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Electric motors are...

2014-02-19 12:33:33

New Natural Capital Business Hub offers a searchable database of case studies and resources to help companies evaluate the business case for action on natural capital. PHOENIX, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Unveiled at the 6th Annual GreenBiz Forum, The Natural Capital Business Hub (www.naturalcapitalhub.org) is a dynamic online resource designed to help companies uncover opportunities to enhance their bottom lines by integrating the value of natural capital into their strategy,...

2014-02-17 16:20:05

DETROIT, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The General Motors Foundation is donating $1 million among three Detroit charities in honor of GM's former Chairman and CEO Dan Akerson and his wife Karin. The donations to the Capuchin Soup Kitchen, Habitat for Humanity Detroit and the Coalition On Temporary Shelter, or COTS, further the GM Foundation's and the Akersons' commitment to making a difference in GM's headquarters city. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140217/DE66230)...


Latest General Motors Reference Libraries

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...

1911 Chevrolet Logo
2014-04-11 15:27:29

Chevrolet, also known as Chevy, is an automobile brand produced by American automaker General Motors (GM). Louis Chevrolet and General Motors founder William C. Durant founded the company on November 3, 1911 as the Chevrolet Motor Car Company. Durant also acquired a controlling stake in General Motors with a reverse merger occurring on May 2, 1918 became the GM president. He was forced out for a second time in 1919. The Chevrolet brand  become the volume leader in the General Motors family...

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