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Ancient Lake Delta Found On Mars
2011-09-02 11:36:31

The European Space Agency (ESA) said on Friday that it has discovered a crater on Mars that was once filled by a lake.

2011-08-04 06:32:00

DETROIT, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) today announced second quarter net income attributable to common stockholders of $2.5 billion, or $1.54 per fully diluted share.

2011-07-12 13:00:00

DETROIT, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Motors Powertrain plants in Ohio and Indiana that make transmissions for Buick and Chevrolet models with eAssist fuel-saving technology will get the bulk of a $129 million investment GM announced Tuesday. The money is part of $2 billion being invested in 17 facilities in eight states over the next 18 months and will create or retain 4,000 jobs. For plants in Toledo, Ohio, and Bedford, Ind., it is a second helping of investment since May, bringing...

2011-07-07 13:00:00

DETROIT, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Motors' efforts to eliminate the shipment of plant waste to landfills is spreading to its non-manufacturing sites, 10 of which now reuse, recycle or convert to energy all waste from normal operations. "Our non-manufacturing facilities see the importance of being waste-reduction leaders, and they know their customers value it as well," said John Bradburn, manager of GM's waste-reduction efforts.

2011-06-10 11:23:00

DEFIANCE, Ohio, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Motors intends to invest $47 million in its Defiance powertrain plant to purchase tooling and equipment to increase volume of components for the fuel-efficient Ecotec 1.4L engine and the next generation of small block car and truck engines.

2011-06-08 11:56:00

BEDFORD, Ind., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Motors will invest $49 million to purchase tooling and equipment for the Bedford powertrain plant to produce components for a recently announced 8-speed transmission and a future small engine program. The investment will create or retain 91 jobs.

2011-06-01 09:45:00

DETROIT, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chevrolet Cruze retail sales surge 150 percent Combined GMC Terrain, Chevrolet Equinox retail sales rise 58 percent Buick and GMC retail sales rise for 20th successive monthCadillac retail sales up 16th month in a row; Chevrolet's up for 9th consecutive monthGeneral Motors dealers in the United States reported 221,192 total sales in May, including a 9 percent increase in retail sales compared to May 2010.

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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...

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