Toronto, ON (Thursday, February 14, 2013) – General Motors was honoured today at the Canadian International Auto Show when the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) named the Front Centre Airbag as the “2013 Best New Technology.”
St. Catharines, ON (Wednesday, March 28, 2012) – General Motors of Canada today recognized the recent successful start of production on the new Six Speed Front Wheel Drive Transmission line at its St. Catharines Powertrain facility. This new line was the result of a $245 million investment announced in June 2010 that secured approximately 300 jobs.
St. Catharines, ON (Tuesday, January 31, 2012) – General Motors of Canada will recall 42 employees to work on the six speed front-wheel drive transmission line in the St. Catharines Powertrain Facility. These employees will return to work on February 13th as part of the ramp-up of transmission production which formally began on January 3rd, 2012.
Vancouver – More than 4,600 fuel-efficient Olympic-branded vehicles have been a familiar sight on the streets of Vancouver and Whistler in recent months, as they whisked athletes, Olympic officials and international VIPs and dignitaries to and from competitions and celebrations. Once the Paralympic Winter Games conclude in late March, fans and consumers will have an opportunity to drive away with a piece of Vancouver 2010’s legacy. Possibly the best Olympic souvenir of all – a Chevrolet, Buick, GMC or Cadillac vehicle that may have been the one to drive one of our incredible Canadian athletes to the performance of their lives will be available to consumers.
DETROIT – With an estimated 255 turbocharged horsepower (190 kW), a six-speed manual transmission and an advanced, adaptive all-wheel-drive system, the Buick Regal GS show car is a high-tech, high-performance version of the brand’s newest sport sedan. It was introduced at the 2010 North American International Auto Show.
Shanghai – Shanghai GM broke ground for a new plant that will manufacture Cadillac products and the Pan Asia Technical Automotive Center (PATAC) broke ground for a new R&D facility today in Shanghai.