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2011-01-27 08:53:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Acknowledging significant improvement in its business performance, General Motors today announced it is withdrawing its $14.4 billion application for direct loans from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Loan Program (Section 136 of the Energy Independence and Security Act passed in December 2007) authorized $25 billion in direct DOE loans to companies toward retooling U.S. factories to make vehicles...

2011-01-23 23:01:00

DETROIT, Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Deliveries up 12.2 percent from 2009 China and the United States top 2 million sales each General Motors reported today that it delivered 8,389,769 vehicles globally in calendar year 2010, a 12.2 percent increase from 2009 deliveries of 7,477,178.(1) GM achieved double-digit increases in five of its top 10 markets, including a 28.8 percent increase in China, where GM and its partners(2) were the first to top the 2 million sales mark in a single...

2010-12-17 07:00:00

DETROIT, Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- General Motors today announced that Joel Ewanick has been appointed Global Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), effective immediately. "As we continue our rapid growth in major global markets, it is important that we take a more customer-focused view of our overall marketing strategy," said Dan Akerson, Chief Executive Officer. "In a short period of time, with his marketing acumen and creative leadership, Joel has proven to be a vocal advocate...

2010-12-01 14:47:00

DEARBORN, Mich., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Max Wolff joins Lincoln as director of Design, effective Jan. 3, bringing extensive global perspective and luxury design experience in line with the brand's plans to deliver world-class luxury Wolff joins a growing list of Lincoln top managers with global professional experience; his includes assignments in Asia, Europe and North America Lincoln's plan accelerates with more investment and attention to standout product design, class-leading...

2010-11-30 21:00:00

DETROIT, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- General Motors Company announced today that its GM Daewoo Auto & Technology, Inc. subsidiary (GM Daewoo) will fully repay its Korean revolving credit facility this month. The facility had a drawn balance of $1 billion (USD) as of September 30, 2010. General Motors CFO Chris Liddell said, "Following our successful IPO, we will continue to take opportunities to strengthen our balance sheet. Our objective remains to have minimal debt and a fully...

2010-11-24 09:00:00

DETROIT, Nov. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Flint and Bay City, Michigan, and Defiance, Ohio Get Additional Work GM U.S. Investments Top $3.3 Billion; 8,000 Jobs During Recovery Supports Additional Engine Production for Chevrolet Volt, Cruze and Future Small Chevy General Motors today announced a $163.2-million investment in its operations in Flint and Bay City, Michigan, and Defiance, Ohio, to support engine production for the Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet Cruze and a new Chevrolet small car...

2010-11-18 09:00:00

DETROIT, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- General Motors will host an open house event at all 54 of its U.S. manufacturing locations and the Customer Care and Aftersales warehouses by the end of 2011 to give the American public the opportunity to learn more about the company's people, products and plants. Each location will pick a date for their facility and invite the community to attend as a way to show the importance of partnerships to the company's success. "Thanks to the support we...

2010-11-10 06:30:00

DETROIT, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- General Motors Company today announced that for the third quarter ending September 30, 2010, the company generated: Revenue of $34.1 billion Net income attributable to common stockholders of $2.0 billion Earnings per share on a fully diluted basis and adjusted for 3-1 stock split of $1.20 Earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) of $2.3 billion Net cash flow from operating activities of $2.6 billion Free cash flow of $1.4 billion "As demonstrated...

2010-11-03 21:00:00

SHANGHAI, Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- General Motors today became the first global automaker to sell 2 million vehicles in China in a single year. "This is another important milestone for General Motors in China," said Kevin Wale, President and Managing Director of the GM China Group. "It was only three years ago that GM became the first global automaker to reach the 1 million annual sales mark in China." Wale added, "Over the past decade, China's vehicle market has experienced...

2010-10-07 13:40:00

LAKE ORION, Mich., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Manufacturing site of future Buick compact sedan Investment will help retain 1,550 jobs General Motors will invest $145 million at the Orion Assembly Center, GM North American President Mark Reuss said today. Orion will be the home to Chevrolet's new small car and Buick's future compact sedan - the all-new Verano. "Verano will bring premium styling, performance and content to Buick buyers wanting a smaller car than Regal," said Reuss. "The...


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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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