DETROIT – OnStar has fielded more than 1 billion requests from customers, who interact by phone, mobile app or embedded cellular service in their cars and trucks.
DETROIT – Chevrolet announced today it is investing $5 billion to strengthen its business in global growth markets through the development of an all-new vehicle family that will meet the rapidly changing demands of customers in these markets.
MILFORD, Mich. – Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac will offer 22 different active safety technologies across their 2016 model year U.S. lineups, ranging from driver alerts to those that automatically intervene and assist the driver in critical situations.
Shanghai – On Friday, a ship containing 756 Chevrolet Sail 3 family sedans left Yantai Port in China’s Shandong province for Chile and Peru. It marked the beginning of exports of the third-generation Sail.
LIUZHOU – SAIC-GM-Wuling (SGMW) today launched the Baojun 560 SUV. The result of three years of development based on the “user mindset” concept, it is the brand’s first model in the segment.
SHANGHAI – GM China’s Green in Motion series kicked off last week in Yunnan. The three-day event demonstrated the efficiency and green technology of the new Chevrolet Cruze midsize performance sedan and Trax urban SUV.
SHANGHAI – The Baojun 730 from SAIC-GM-Wuling has become the first multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) priced below RMB 100,000 to earn the top five-star safety rating from the China New Car Assessment Program (C-NCAP).
SHANGHAI – General Motors and its joint ventures had record retail sales of 1,719,202 vehicles during the first six months of the year in China. Demand was up 4.4 percent from the first half of 2014. The increase was driven primarily by GM’s improved mix of SUVs and MPVs.
Shanghai – Shanghai OnStar, China’s leading provider of in-vehicle safety, security and communication services, today introduced several new service plans to meet the changing needs of subscribers. OnStar users can also add a range of individual services to the four new plans based on their driving habits and needs.
GUANGZHOU – Shanghai GM today launched the Buick Verano and began taking pre-orders for the new-generation sports sedan at Buick dealerships across China. The Verano’s eight variants are priced between RMB 135,900 and RMB 199,900.
SHANGHAI, China (June 26, 2015) –SAIC-GMAC Automotive Finance Co., Ltd. (SAIC-GMAC), the first and largest auto finance company in China, announced that it completed its fourth auto loan Asset Backed Securities (“ABS”) transaction, named Rong Teng 2015-1 recently.
GUANGDE – With the theme of Taking It to the Streets, 2015 GM China Tech Day gave media from across China the rare opportunity to visit the Shanghai GM/PATAC Guangde Proving Ground in Anhui province. From June 24-26, they learned how the country’s most advanced proving ground is supporting the design and development of world-class vehicles.
NEW YORK – As the world becomes increasingly connected, Buick remains at the forefront of new applications and connectivity that provide customers with a seamless, integrated driving experience.
WARREN, Mich. – Roman Lys went from carving his own childhood toys from wood in Poland – out of necessity – to creating intricate vehicle exterior feature lines in clay as a master sculptor in the Buick design studio.
DETROIT – The Chevrolet Malibu, Equinox (tie), Silverado LD and Spark ranked highest in their respective segments for the 2015 J.D. U.S. Power Initial Quality StudySM. Chevrolet has 10 models in Top 3 positions, more than any other brand, foreign or domestic.
SHANGHAI – GM China’s new Green in Motion series kicks off in July. Based on the popular GM China Consumer Fuel-Saving Challenge that began in 2011, it will show how GM is increasing the fuel efficiency of the vehicles it builds and sells in China. It will also introduce the latest technology that GM is adopting to make its products cleaner and greener.
SHANGHAI – Irene Shen has been appointed director of Communications for General Motors China, effective July 1. She will succeed Dayna Hart, who will repatriate to the U.S. to take another GM Communications assignment, effective August 1.
SHANGHAI – Shanghai GM and the China Environment Culture Promotion Association (CECPA) launched the Drive to Green environmental crowdfunding platform in Beijing during World Environment Day on June 5.
NEW YORK – Cadillac’s 2016 model year products will feature enhanced connectivity and control, including the addition of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, the predominant new systems for in-car phone integration. These additions are part of a broader enhancement of CUE, Cadillac’s user experience, with new features and a faster, streamlined operation.
DETROIT – Chevrolet Cruze, the brand’s best-selling car around the world, has surpassed 3.5 million global sales, a milestone that comes as Chevrolet prepares to introduce the next-generation Cruze on June 24.
SHANGHAI – General Motors and its joint ventures sold 252,567 vehicles last month in China, which was down 4.0 percent year over year, primarily due to model changeovers for several models and the phasing out of older ones. GM’s May retail sales reflected improved mix of SUVs and MPVs, which combined were up 21.8 percent, and a 10.9 percent increase in sales of Cadillac luxury models.
SHANGHAI – The 2015 Safe Kids Safe Ride program was launched on May 31 in Shanghai by General Motors China in cooperation with Safe Kids Worldwide. The objective of the annual activity, which began in 2014, is to reduce vehicle-related child injuries and to raise public awareness of child safety in and around vehicles.
LOS ANGELES – According to Strategy Analytics, there are more than 2.3 billion smartphones in use globally, and that number continues to rise. And on the road, customers are demanding better integration between phones and their vehicles. Whether they have an Apple or Android phone, Chevrolet is committed to providing the smartest, simplest connected driving experience possible to owners across the globe.
SHANGHAI – General Motors and Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) today began a two-year vehicle sharing pilot program in Shanghai featuring 16 Chevrolet EN-V 2.0 electric concept vehicles.
SHANGHAI – GM’s Cadillac brand and Shanghai OnStar joint venture are showing China’s first 4G LTE telematics service along with the CarLife app, the MyCadillac app and an Apple Watch app at CES Asia, which opened today in Shanghai.
YUEYANG – Chevrolet has teamed up with the One World Play Project to distribute 100,000 ultra-durable footballs across China. The balls are being provided to the China Soong Ching Ling Foundation (SCLF) to benefit schools in remote parts of the country. They are expected to help children achieve their football dreams through play.
SHANGHAI – GM’s recently released 2014 Sustainability Report chronicles efforts by the company’s 216,000 employees worldwide to live GM’s newly defined purpose and values by earning customer loyalty, applying meaningful technology advances and improving the communities where it does business.
SHANGHAI – General Motors and its joint ventures sold 258,484 vehicles last month in China, down 0.4 percent year over year.
SHANGHAI – A half-billion vehicles over 106 years equals billions of dollars in commerce, payroll, investments and infrastructure in communities all over the world. For their owners, these vehicles have played roles in weddings, family vacations, graduations, new businesses and countless milestones along life’s journey.
SHANGHAI – Dr. Tobias Sünner has been appointed president of the Pan Asia Technical Automotive Center (PATAC), effective June 1, 2015. He will be based at the Shanghai headquarters of GM’s automotive engineering and design joint venture with SAIC.