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2011-05-10 12:30:00

TOLEDO, Ohio, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Motors Co. announced Tuesday it will invest about $2 billion in U.S. assembly and component plants, creating or preserving more than 4,000 jobs at 17 facilities in eight states. "We are doing this because we are confident about demand for our vehicles and the economy," GM Chairman and CEO Dan Akerson said during an event at the 54-year-old Toledo Transmission Plant. "This new investment is on top of $3.4 billion and more than 9,000 jobs...

2011-05-05 06:30:00

DETROIT, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Motors Company (NYSE: GM) today announced first quarter net income attributable to common stockholders of $3.2 billion, or $1.77 per fully-diluted share, marking the company's fifth consecutive profitable quarter. Revenue increased $4.7 billion to $36.2 billion, compared with the first quarter of 2010. "We are on plan," said Dan Akerson, chairman and CEO. "GM has delivered five consecutive profitable quarters, thanks to strong customer...

2011-04-18 11:13:00

DETROIT, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Grace Lieblein appointed president and managing director of GM do Brasil Ernesto Hernandez appointed president and managing director of GM de Mexico GM today announced new leaders for its operations in Brazil and Mexico, effective June 1. Grace D. Lieblein, 50, has been named president and managing director of GM do Brasil. Ernesto Hernandez, 53, has been named president and managing director of GM de Mexico. Lieblein, who led GM de Mexico...

2011-04-13 23:01:00

DETROIT and SHANGHAI, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- When Chevrolet unveils the all-new Malibu in the United States on Monday night, people around the world will be able to watch in full-screen, high-definition video streamed live over the Internet. The timing of the Web reveal coincides with the April 19 auto show debut of the new Malibu in Shanghai. The HD streaming is an auto industry first, and represents Chevrolet's effort to globalize important product introductions by revealing...

2011-04-05 05:00:00

New Chevrolet Cruze is marked improvement over the Cobalt YONKERS, N.Y., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The newly redesigned Volkswagen Jetta now ranks last among the 11 small sedans that have been tested by Consumer Reports. Engineers found fault with its agility, cornering grip, coarse engine, braking, interior fit and finish, and so-so fuel economy. "The new Jetta is unimpressive," said David Champion, senior director of Consumer Reports' Auto Test Center in East Haddam, CT....

2011-03-15 07:37:00

HOLDEN, Mass., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Furniture by Dovetail announced that Mr. Jonas Geiger has purchased a majority interest in the company. The manufacturer of handcrafted wood furniture was founded in 1988 by Robert and Annette Loring. Mr. Loring will continue in the business on a daily basis as Vice President of Sales and minority owner together with Geiger Family, LLC, an investment firm with holdings in real estate, metal product manufacturing and organic farming. Mr....

2011-03-02 00:00:25

Planet CPR, LLC announced today the partial acquisition of the most promising innovation in energy generating technology in the world today, consisting of the Holden HP Turbine Technology and Holden WP Turbine Technology. Lake Tahoe, NV (PRWEB) March 1, 2011 Planet CPR, LLC announced today the partial acquisition of the most promising innovation in energy generating technology in the world today, consisting of the Holden HP Turbine Technology and Holden WP Turbine Technology. Planet...

2011-02-28 11:01:00

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Holden New Zealand joined the General Motors Foundation to announce the Foundation is providing a US $200,000 (NZ $268,000) grant to the New Zealand American Association to help provide disaster relief services to earthquake stricken areas in and around Christchurch. These Foundation funds will go toward the Christchurch Earthquake Relief Fund in support of ongoing relief efforts and to provide essential supplies to communities...

2011-02-24 06:30:00

DETROIT, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Motors Company (NYSE: GM) today announced its calendar year 2010 results marked by $4.7 billion of net income attributable to common stockholders for its first full year of operations. Revenue for the calendar year was $135.6 billion. Automotive cash flow from operating activities was $6.6 billion and automotive free cash flow was $2.4 billion, both reflecting the impact of a $4.0 billion voluntary cash contribution to the company's U.S....

2011-02-15 07:11:00

BEIJING, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "As our largest market, China played a significant role in GM's success in 2010. We will continue investing aggressively in China to ensure the long-term success of our company." General Motors Co. Chairman and CEO Dan Akerson made these remarks during a media briefing today in Beijing. He also commented on the growth of the company's business and the importance of China to the automaker. According to Akerson, "GM's success in China is the result of...


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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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