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 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.
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.
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.
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.:
OSHAWA, ON (October 17, 2013) — General Motors of Canada issued the following statement confirming scheduling actions for Oshawa Assembly.
DETROIT – General Motors today named Tim Mahoney as Chief Marketing Officer Global Chevrolet and Global GM Marketing Operations Leader, effective April 1.
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.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s decision to close its investigation is consistent with the results of our internal testing and assessment. The engineering enhancements that General Motors announced on Jan. 5, 2012 will provide additional protection for the battery, minimizing the risk of a post-crash fire in the days and weeks after a severe crash and rollover.
OSHAWA, ON, November 21, 2011 — Today, GM has announced an investment to add capacity at Spring Hill, Tennessee, to meet existing market demand for the current generation Chevrolet Equinox.
DETROIT – The following statement can be attributed to Jim Federico, General Motors chief engineer for electric vehicles.
Oshawa, Ontario (November 5, 2011) - “GM Canada commends British Columbia for its new Clean Transportation Program, which will accelerate consumer adoption of green vehicle technologies like the Chevrolet Volt,” said Kevin W. Williams, president and managing director, General Motors of Canada.
DETROIT – General Motors of Canada is expanding a recall of certain 2011 model year trucks to add full-size vans and midsize pickup trucks to replace the rear axle cross pin that may have been improperly heat-treated and could fracture, causing the axle to lock while driving.
Oshawa – General Motors of Canada is recalling 13,117 Chevrolet Equinox, GMC Terrain and Cadillac SRX 2011 model year crossovers because of seat belt buckle anchors that could fail to perform as designed in a crash.
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.
BRASILIA, BRAZIL – Today, General Motors do Brasil announced to Brazilian President Dilma Roussef that it will invest $2.9 billion (USD) in Brazil from 2014 to 2018.