FLINT, Mich. – General Motors will invest nearly $1.3 billion in five manufacturing sites in Michigan, Ohio and Indiana to produce new fuel-efficient engines and transmissions, enhance vehicle quality and streamline logistics. The investments combined will create or retain about 1,000 jobs.
SHANGHAI – The 1.4L Ecotec turbocharged engine featured in the Buick Encore SUV from Shanghai GM has been named one of the "China Heart” Ten Best Engines of 2013. It is the eighth consecutive year that an Ecotec engine has earned the prestigious honor.
SHANGHAI – General Motors hosted the 2013 GM China Tech Day at the GM China Advanced Technical Center (ATC) in Shanghai from December 9-12. GM created this annual event in 2011 to introduce its latest technology achievements to Chinese media.
SHANGHAI – General Motors and its joint ventures today sold their 3 millionth vehicle in China in 2013. This is the first time in GM’s history in its largest market that it has reached the milestone in a calendar year.
General Motors today announced that Dan Akerson, who guided today’s GM to record profits and dramatic improvement in vehicle quality while closing the chapter on government ownership in the company, will step down as chairman and CEO on Jan. 15, 2014.
DETROIT – The following statement is attributable to General Motors Chairman and CEO Dan Akerson:
Guangzhou – General Motors China yesterday introduced its domestic new energy vehicle portfolio at an electrification workshop in Guangzhou under the theme of “Driving the Future with Electrification.”
DETROIT – General Motors today announced plans to accelerate its progress in Europe by bolstering its brands in the mainstream and premium segments.
DETROIT – General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) dealers delivered 212,060 vehicles in the United States in November, up 14 percent versus a year ago and the highest November sales in six years. Retail sales were up 19 percent and fleet sales were down 3 percent.
SHANGHAI – General Motors and its joint ventures in China saw their domestic sales increase 13.3 percent on an annual basis to a new November record of 294,500 vehicles. It was the second-best sales month of 2013.
Shanghai – General Motors China today launched the “Let Me See You” traffic safety schoolbag initiative in partnership with the China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation (CFPA) at the Laochang Central Primary School in Ya'an, Sichuan.
SHANGHAI –Cadillac participated in the fifth leg of the 2013 GM China Consumer Fuel-Saving Challenge on November 30 with the XTS luxury sedan.
DETROIT – General Motors China President Bob Socia today announced he will retire on Jan. 1, 2014 after nearly four decades at the company managing a wide range of important positions around the globe.
Liuzhou – SAIC-GM-Wuling today launched the Wuling Rong Guang S minivan in China. Four variants are available at a starting price of RMB 44,600.
Guangzhou – At Auto Guangzhou 2013, which began today, Shanghai OnStar is introducing several important core telematics services to provide its subscribers a connected lifestyle