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Mary Barra Addresses Intelligent Transport Society


DETROIT – General Motors CEO Mary Barra addressed the 21st annual Congress of the Intelligent Transport Society on September 7. Her prepared remarks are below. As always, the speaker’s words are definitive.

GM’s Advanced Technology Demos Provide Peek at Future


DETROIT – General Motors is demonstrating the future of automated driving and connected mobility this week at the Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) World Congress.

GM Has Long Envisioned a Day When Cars Don’t Crash


DETROIT – Despite the recent flood of interest, intelligent and connected cars are not a new concept created in Silicon Valley. General Motors has led the development of advanced safety technology for decades and the automaker has long envisioned a day when vehicles don’t crash.

Cadillac to Introduce Advanced ‘Intelligent and Connected’ Vehicle Technologies on Select 2017 Models


DETROIT – Cadillac will begin offering advanced “intelligent and connected” vehicle technologies on certain 2017 model year vehicles, General Motors CEO Mary Barra said Sunday during her keynote address at the Intelligent Transport System (ITS) World Congress in Detroit.

GM China President Matt Tsien Receives Magnolia Award from Shanghai Government


Shanghai – Matt Tsien, General Motors Executive Vice President and President of GM China, received the Magnolia Award from the Shanghai Municipal Government this week.

General Motors Sells August Record 280,178 Vehicles in China


SHANGHAI – General Motors and its joint ventures in China had their third-best month of 2014 in August. Their domestic sales rose 14.0 percent on an annual basis to 280,178 units, setting a new record for the month.

MyChevy Online 4S Store Goes Live


SHANGHAI – Shanghai GM announced the launch of its new MyChevy online 4S store on August 27.

Shanghai GM Launches Buick Envision


CHENGDU - Shanghai GM officially launched the Buick Envision premium midsize SUV today in Chengdu. Four variants are being offered – the AWD Elite, AWD Luxury, AWD Versatile Flagship and AWD Versatile Sporty Flagship.

Chevrolet Sells 3 Millionth Cruze


DETROIT – Eleven plants. One-hundred and eighteen countries. Eighty-eight awards. And now, 3 million sales for the Chevrolet Cruze.

Shanghai OnStar Launches WeChat Service Platform


Shanghai – Shanghai OnStar has become China’s first telematics service provider to launch a service platform on WeChat, China’s popular social networking app. The OnStar WeChat Service Platform is the company’s fifth service platform, joining Shanghai OnStar’s call center, mobile app, website and voice platforms.

Shanghai GM Launches New Chevrolet Cruze


SHENZHEN – The new Chevrolet Cruze, Shanghai GM’s new-generation midsize performance sedan, was officially launched today in Shenzhen.

Shanghai GM Norsom Motors Marks 10th Anniversary


SHANGHAI – Shanghai GM Norsom Motors, GM China’s joint venture with SAIC and Shanghai GM in Shenyang, Liaoning, celebrated its tenth anniversary today by opening its Phase III manufacturing facility and producing the first new Chevrolet Cruze.

Shanghai GM Launches Cadillac ATS-L


SHANGHAI – Shanghai GM today launched the Cadillac ATS-L luxury sport sedan in Shanghai. Priced between RMB 288,800 and RMB 448,800, the ATS-L comes in five variants in addition to two editions with enhanced driving dynamics.

Buick Envision Interior Photos Revealed


SHANGHAI – Shanghai GM has published photos of the all-new Buick Envision premium midsize SUV, which will make its premiere in Chengdu on August 28.

Next Generation Volt to debut at 2015 NAIAS


ACME, Mich. –The next generation Chevrolet Volt will debut at the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Global Chevrolet Chief Marketing Officer Tim Mahoney said today.

Cadillac ATS-L Offers Choice of Two High-Performance Engines


SHANGHAI – The Cadillac ATS-L, which goes on sale in China on August 15, will be available with a choice of two high-performance 2.0L SIDI turbocharged engines that generate segment-leading power.

Buick Envision to Debut in China Soon


Shanghai – Shanghai GM announced that the all-new Buick Envision will be unveiled in Chengdu, China on August 28. It is one of the most significant models to be introduced to the SUV market this year in China. Leveraging GM's vehicle engineering and design expertise, the Envision is a completely new model that represents Buick's latest design philosophy and cutting-edge technologies. The Envision will complement the Buick Encore and new Enclave in Buick's domestic SUV portfolio, helping the brand make a splash in the Chinese mainstream SUV market.

General Motors Sells July Record 249,734 Vehicles in China


SHANGHAI – General Motors and its joint ventures in China set a new domestic sales record for July of 249,734 vehicles. Demand increased 12.7 percent from the same month in 2013.

Celebrating 90 Years of GM’s Milford Proving Ground


DETROIT – When the General Motors Milford Proving Ground opened in 1924 – 90 years ago this October – engineers lacked advanced tools and technology for safety testing. Judging from this video, some might say the only crash test dummies back then were human.

Over 10,000 Orders Received for New Baojun 730 in 52 Hours


LIUZHOU – SAIC-GM-Wuling received more than 10,000 orders for the Baojun 730 seven-seat family vehicle within 52 hours of its launch.

Powermat Launching in 2015 Cadillac ATS


DETROIT – Reducing clutter and adding function, Cadillac will add wireless charging of smartphones in the 2015 model ATS sport sedan and coupe launching this fall. Compatible with Powermat and other in-phone wireless charging technologies, the feature eliminates the need for cords on board.

Chevrolet Volt Earns IIHS Top Safety Pick + Award


DETROIT – The 2014 Chevrolet Volt with available Forward Collision Alert was the only vehicle out of 12 small cars tested to earn the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s 2014 Top Safety Pick + award. It also received an acceptable overall score in IIHS’ challenging small overlap front crash test.

SAIC-GM-Wuling Launches Baojun 730 Family Vehicle


LIUZHOU – SAIC-GM-Wuling today launched the Baojun 730 seven-seat family vehicle. The new model will be available at 2,600 Wuling and Baojun showrooms across China with a price of between RMB 69,800 and RMB 81,800.

Shanghai GM to Launch Cadillac ATS-L on August 15


SHANGHAI – Shanghai GM has announced that it will launch the Cadillac ATS-L luxury sport sedan on August 15.

GM China Named Leader in Corporate Social Responsibility


BEIJING – General Motors China was recognized today as the fourth-best Fortune 500 company in the area of corporate social responsibility (CSR) at the 2014 Corporate Social Responsibility Annual Conference in Beijing. It is the second consecutive year that GM has been among the top companies.

GM Reports Second Quarter Net Income of $0.2 Billion


DETROIT – General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) today announced second quarter net income attributable to common stockholders of $0.2 billion, or $0.11 per diluted share. Strong core operating performance during the quarter was offset by a pre-tax net loss from special items of $1.3 billion, or $(0.47) per diluted share, and costs of $1.2 billion pre-tax primarily for recall-related repairs, or $(0.44) per diluted share.

Shanghai GM Offers Preview of New Buick Envision


SHANGHAI – Shanghai GM yesterday offered a preview of the all-new Buick Envision, announcing its Chinese name as “Ang Ke Wei” (昂科威), showing its specifications and the first official photos. The new high-end midsize SUV will go on sale across China later this year.

12 GM Models Make IIHS’ First-Ever List of Recommended Used Cars for Teens


DETROIT – The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety recently named 12 models from current and former GM brands to its first-ever list of recommended used vehicles for teen drivers.

GM Delivered 2.5 Million Vehicles Globally in Q2


DETROIT – General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) sold 2,505,889 vehicles around the world in the second quarter of 2014, with year-over-year sales in the United States and China up 7 percent and 8 percent, respectively. Total sales were up one-half percent in the second quarter. In the first half, GM sold 4,921,928 vehicles, up 1.4 percent.

SAIC-GM-Wuling Breaks Ground for New R&D Center and Proving Ground


LIUZHOU – SAIC-GM-Wuling broke ground for its new R&D center and proving ground in Liuzhou, Guangxi, on July 12. The facilities, which are adjacent to the joint venture’s Baojun passenger car production base, will support the development of new vehicles for China.


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