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GM Canada Announces David W. Paterson as Vice President Corporate and Environmental Affairs


Oshawa, Ontario (December 2, 2014) — GM Canada today announced that David W. Paterson has rejoined the company as vice president, corporate and environmental affairs.


GM Canada Recognized As One Of Canada’s Top 100 Employers


OSHAWA, ON (November 4, 2014) — GM Canada has been selected as one of Canada’s “Top 100 Employers” by Mediacorp Canada Inc. in its annual survey of Canadian businesses. This is the fourth consecutive year that GM Canada has been included.

GM’s March Sales Report Delayed Due to System Issues


OSHAWA – General Motors of Canada’s March sales will be delayed several hours due to a computer systems issue that impacted dealer sales reporting. The company expects to report its sales later this afternoon.

GM Recalls Older Model Vehicles to Fix Power Steering


OSHAWA – General Motors informed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Transport Canada today that it would recall more than 1.3 million vehicles in the U.S. (145,700 in Canada) that may experience a sudden loss of electric power steering assist.

GM Moves to Secure Recalled Ignition Switches


OSHAWA – General Motors today said it will replace the ignition switch in all model years of its Chevrolet Cobalt, HHR, Pontiac G5, Solstice and Saturn Ion and Sky in the U.S. and Canada since faulty switches may have been used to repair the vehicles.

GM Revises Fatalities in Ignition Switch Cases to 13


GM has confirmed an additional fatality associated with the ignition switch condition involved in the current recall. The 2013 event involved a 2007 model year Chevrolet Cobalt in Quebec, Canada. GM is working cooperatively with Transport Canada and has notified U.S. government authorities. The total number of fatalities associated with the ignition switch recall now stands at 13.

Certified Service Comes to Canada


Oshawa, ON (October 28, 2013) — As part of General Motors of Canada’s drive to provide the best possible customer experience, the company is transitioning its service brand to Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac Certified Service.

General Motors of Canada Applauds Government of Canada Investment in Next-Generation Automotive R&D


Oshawa, ON (October 25, 2013) — General Motors of Canada welcomes today’s announcement from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) that the Automotive Partnership Canada program will provide more than $2.6 million in support of a four year research project at the University of Waterloo in Sustainable Lightweighting Technologies.

GM Canada Statement Regarding Canada and the E.U. Reaching An Economic and Trade Agreement


OSHAWA, ON, October 18, 2013 — General Motors of Canada issued the following statement regarding the comprehensive economic and trade agreement reached between Canada and the E.U.:

General Motors of Canada Confirms Production Extension at Oshawa Assembly


OSHAWA, ON (October 17, 2013) — General Motors of Canada issued the following statement confirming scheduling actions for Oshawa Assembly.

Tim Mahoney Named Chief Marketing Officer Global Chevrolet


DETROIT – General Motors today named Tim Mahoney as Chief Marketing Officer Global Chevrolet and Global GM Marketing Operations Leader, effective April 1.

GM’s Front Centre Airbag Technology Named 2013 Best New Technology by AJAC


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.”


GM Canada Statement


OSHAWA, ON, December 19, 2012 — GM announced today the next-generation Chevrolet Camaro will be assembled at the Lansing Grand River (LGR) Assembly Plant in Lansing, Michigan. This decision is based on a comprehensive business case.

St. Catharines Powertrain Operations Celebrates New Six Speed Transmission Production


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.

Employees Recalled to Work at St. Catharines Powertrain Facility


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.

Growing Customer Demand Drives Additional Production of Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain


Oshawa, Ontario, March 26, 2010 -- In order to meet growing customer demand for hot-selling Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain models, General Motors is implementing a unique plan to add a third shift at its award-winning Oshawa Assembly Plant to support new Equinox production there.

GM Canada Voluntarily Recalls 2005-2010 Chevrolet Cobalt & Pontiac G5/Pursuit To Fix Power Steering Assist


OSHAWA, Ontario, March 2, 2010 -- General Motors of Canada will conduct a safety recall of 256,583 compact cars to address issues in the power steering system. Vehicles affected are the 2005-2010 Chevrolet Cobalt; 2007-2010 Pontiac G5; and 2005-2006 Pontiac Pursuit.

Vancouver 2010 Fleet Vehicles a Top-Quality Legacy


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.

General Motors Bringing 1,200 Jobs to Lordstown Complex


LORDSTOWN, Ohio – General Motors will add a third shift at its Lordstown, Ohio complex, adding 1,200 jobs to support production of the new 2011 Chevrolet Cruze compact car. As previously announced, the Chevrolet Cruze program includes more than $350 million to re-tool the Lordstown facility.

Limited Edition Corvette Auction to Benefit Haitian Earthquake Relief


Scottsdale, Ariz. – Earthquake relief efforts in Haiti will receive all proceeds from the auction of a limited edition 2008 Chevrolet Corvette at this weekend’s 39th annual Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction.

Fuel-Efficient Chevrolet Cruze Compact Sedan Makes Its Canadian Debut At The Montreal International Auto Show


MONTREAL, Quebec (January 14, 2010) – Chevrolet today unveiled the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze compact sedan at the Montreal International Auto Show. It is a global car refined for Canada, delivering many segment-leading features and details aimed to exceed expectations of Canadian compact car buyers.


Chevrolet Aveo RS Show Car: A Wake-Up Call For The Small-Car Segment


DETROIT – Chevrolet today announced the world debut of the Aveo RS show car at the 2010 North American International Auto Show. It features a European-inspired hot hatch look designed to appeal to young enthusiasts, and hints at the next-generation Aveo.

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