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GM Outlines Strategic Plan

2014-10-01

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) CEO Mary Barra and her executive leadership team outlined the company’s customer-focused strategic plan to become the most valued automotive company at a conference for investors and financial analysts today at the company’s Milford Proving Ground.

Chevrolet asks the world, 'What Do You #PlayFor?'

2014-03-14

MANCHESTER – Chevrolet today launched "What Do You #PlayFor?", a new social and digital global campaign to inspire and bring football fans closer to the sport than ever. The brand also will be unveiling a new initiative to make lasting impacts in developing areas where play is most needed...

Chevrolet donates 2,500 nearly indestructible One World Futbols to disadvantaged children in Eastern Europe

2014-02-10

KŐSZEG, HUNGARY – With a first symbolic hand-over in Hungary on February 7, Chevrolet kicked off the donation of a total of 2,500 nearly indestructible One World Fubols to disadvantaged children in 11 countries in Eastern Europe ...

GM Reports 2013 Net Income of $3.8 Billion

2014-02-06

DETROIT – General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) today announced 2013 calendar-year net income attributable to common stockholders of $3.8 billion, or $2.38 per fully diluted share, down from $4.9 billion, or $2.92 per fully diluted share in 2012. Operating performance improved during the year, but was more than offset by a net loss from special items and incremental tax expense.

Young Creative Chevrolet (YCC) winners celebrate the art of football at memorable Manchester event

2013-10-24

MANCHESTER, U.K. – To honor the top winners of pan-European art and design contest Young Creative Chevrolet (YCC) 2013, Chevrolet will host an invitation-only event which joins up two seemingly unrelated passions: art and football ...

Chevrolet Delivers 12th Quarter of Record Global Sales

2013-10-17

DETROIT – Chevrolet sold a record 1.25 million vehicles around the world in the third quarter of 2013, up 0.6 percent over the same period in 2012, and the brand achieved its 12th straight quarter of year-over-year increased sales ...

Steve Kiefer Joins GM as Vice President Global Powertrain

2013-08-19

DETROIT – General Motors today announced that Steve Kiefer will join the company effective Sept.1, 2013 to lead its global powertrain operations.

GM, Honda to Collaborate on Next-Generation Fuel Cell Technologies

2013-07-02

NEW YORK – General Motors (NYSE: GM) and Honda (NYSE: HMC) announced today a long-term, definitive master agreement to co-develop next-generation fuel cell system and hydrogen storage technologies, aiming for the 2020 time frame. The collaboration expects to succeed by sharing expertise, economies of scale and common sourcing strategies.

GM’s Focus on Customer Experience Goes Global

2013-06-26

DETROIT – General Motors today announced the appointment of Alicia Boler-Davis to senior vice president, Global Quality and Global Customer Experience, expanding her customer experience role from a U.S. position to oversee the rest of the world where GM does business.

Dr. Thomas Sedran to lead Chevrolet and Cadillac Europe

2013-06-26

ZURICH – Dr. Thomas Sedran (48) has been appointed President and Managing Director of Chevrolet Europe, effective July 1, 2013 ...

Chevrolet to implement captive finance in Europe

2013-05-06

ZURICH – Starting this month, Chevrolet in Europe is planning to collaborate closely with General Motors Financial Company Inc. (GM Financial) ...

Chevrolet posts 10th straight quarter of record global sales

2013-04-16

DETROIT – Chevrolet sold more than 1.18 million vehicles around the world in the first quarter of 2013 achieving its 10th consecutive quarter of record global sales on the strength of products ...

Chevrolet achieves 4th consecutive year of market share growth in Europe

2013-01-15

Zurich. Chevrolet sold 194,650 cars in Western and Central Europe in 2012, achieving the brand's best ever share of the total vehicle market at 1.28 percent ...

Silent Knight: Christmas comes early for Sir Alex Ferguson

2012-12-18

Manchester, U.K.: While Sir Alex Ferguson makes himself heard in press conferences, on the pitch and in the dressing room, he’ll probably drive past you this Christmas and you won’t even notice ...

Chevrolet Centennial Artwork is taking shape

2012-12-14

Zurich. Work on the Chevrolet Centennial Artwork, a huge abstract bust of Swiss-born race driver and engineer Louis Chevrolet, is progressing rapidly and has now reached the assembly phase, following production kick-off in October this year ...

Test Track presented by Chevrolet opens in Florida

2012-12-06

Lake Buena Vista, Florida, U.S.A. – The efforts of Chevrolet designers and Walt Disney Imagineers are now on display at Walt Disney World Resort where Test Track presented by Chevrolet opened to the public today ...

GM Financial to Acquire Ally Financial’s International Automotive Financing Operations

2012-11-21

DETROIT – General Motors Financial Company, Inc., (GM Financial) a wholly owned subsidiary of General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM), announced today that it is acquiring automotive financing operations in Latin America ...

GM Plans 500,000 Vehicles with Electrification by 2017

2012-11-19

DETROIT – General Motors will have up to 500,000 vehicles on the road with some form of electrification by 2017 with a focus on plug-in technology, the company’s top product development executive said Wednesday ...

GM, ABB Demonstrate Chevrolet Volt Battery Reuse Unit

2012-11-19

SAN FRANCISCO – General Motors and ABB today showed the next stage in battery reuse, the repackaging of five used Chevrolet Volt batteries into a modular unit capable of providing two hours of electricity needed by three to five average American homes ...

GM Announces New $11 Billion Revolving Credit Facility

2012-11-05

DETROIT – General Motors Co. today announced a new $11 billion revolving credit facility consisting of a $5.5 billion three-year facility and a $5.5 billion five-year facility. The new facility replaces GM’s existing $5.0 billion credit facility maturing in 2015.

Chevrolet sees sales and share grow with new models in 15 European markets

2012-10-11

Zurich. Chevrolet Europe sold 157,000 cars in Western and Central Europe from January to September 2012, an increase of 2.3 percent (or 3,500 units), compared to the year earlier period (2011: 153,500 cars) ...

GM Reports Second Quarter Net Income of $1.5 Billion and EBIT-adjusted of $2.1 Billion

2012-08-02

DETROIT – General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) today announced second quarter net income attributable to common stockholders of $1.5 billion, or $0.90 per fully diluted share. In the second quarter a year ago, GM’s net income attributable to common stockholders was $2.5 billion, or $1.54 per fully diluted share.

GM and Manchester United announce Chevrolet as shirt sponsor

2012-07-30

DETROIT, USA, and MANCHESTER, UK -- General Motors and Manchester United today announced that the world's most popular football club's shirt sponsor will be Chevrolet beginning with the 2014/2015 season ...

 

Chevrolet to be Official Automotive Partner of Liverpool FC

2012-07-24

DETROIT – Chevrolet today announced that it is entering into a four-year partnership agreement with Liverpool Football Club to become its Official Automotive Partner ...

Chevrolet delivers seventh straight quarter of record sales

2012-07-18

DETROIT – Chevrolet sold nearly 1.3 million vehicles worldwide in the second quarter of 2012, a 2.3 percent increase over last year’s record-setting second quarter ...

Chevrolet sales up 10.9 percent despite troubled European economy

2012-07-10

Zurich. With more than 117,500 cars sold in the first six months of this year, which represents an increase of 10.9 percent, Chevrolet recorded its best-ever volume and market share in Western and Central Europe ...

Chevrolet kick-starts global commitment to international football

2012-05-31

SHANGHAI – Chevrolet's five-year agreement to become the Official Automotive Partner of Barclays Premier League giant Manchester United includes the creation of the Chevrolet China Cup as part of the Manchester United 2012 Tour, delivered to the world by DHL ...

 

Chevrolet celebrates future of football through partnership with One World Futbol Project

2012-05-31

DETROIT – Chevrolet announced today a three-year partnership with the One World Futbol Project, an award-winning B-Corporation and creators of the One World Futbol that will result in 1.5 million virtually indestructible footballs being donated to youth in war-stricken zones ...

Chevrolet to be Official Automotive Partner of Manchester United

2012-05-31

DETROIT – Chevrolet is entering into a five-year partnership agreement with Barclays Premier League giant Manchester United to become the club's Official Automotive Partner ...

GM Names New Vice President for Global Quality

2012-05-24

DETROIT – Alicia Boler-Davis will become Vice President Global Quality and U.S. Customer Experience, effective June 1. She will assume responsibility for GM’s global quality activities from Terry Woychowski, who has elected to retire from GM after a 32-year career ...

GM and PSA Peugeot Citroën Name Alliance Steering Committee

2012-03-22

DETROIT/PARIS – General Motors and PSA Peugeot Citroën today announced the creation of their joint Alliance Steering Committee, consisting of five senior executives from each company ...

GM and PSA Peugeot Citroën Create Global Alliance

2012-02-29

NEW YORK – General Motors and PSA Peugeot Citroën today announced the creation of a long-term and broad-scale global strategic alliance that will leverage the combined strengths and capabilities of the two companies, contribute to the profitability of both partners and strongly improve their competitiveness in Europe.

Chevrolet kicks off global TV ads on Super Bowl XLVI Sunday

2012-02-06

Detroit. Chevrolet went big on Super Bowl XLVI Sunday with five new ads, developed for global roll-out, including a first-of-its-kind music video with the new Sonic/Aveo subcompact and the band OK Go ...

Sergio Rocha Named President and CEO of GM Korea

2012-02-03

Seoul, Korea – GM Korea announced today that Sergio Rocha, President and Managing Director of GM Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay, has been appointed President and CEO of GM Korea, effective March 1 ...

Chevrolet receives two important awards from AUTOBEST jury

2012-02-03

Prague. Chevrolet Europe officially received the COMPANYBEST 2011 and ECOBEST 2011 awards at a ceremony organized by AUTOBEST in Prague yesterday evening ...

GM Names Carat Global Media Buying and Planning Agency

2012-01-24

DETROIT – General Motors has awarded its global media operations account to Carat, part of the specialist media and digital group Aegis Media, after an extensive review of the company’s global marketing operations ...

Chevrolet achieves best-ever global sales in 2011

2012-01-19

Detroit. Chevrolet sold 4.76 million vehicles around the world in 2011 setting a global sales record and driving General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) global sales to more than 9 million vehicles, a 7.6 percent gain compared with 2010 ...

Chevrolet improves market share in Western and Central Europe in 2011

2012-01-13

Zurich. Chevrolet sold 206,400 cars in Western and Central Europe in 2011, up 1,600 versus 2010, achieving the brand’s best ever share of the total vehicle market at 1.24 percent ...

GM releases first sustainability report as new company

2012-01-12

DETROIT – General Motors has released its first global sustainability report as a new company, reinforcing its belief that sustainability goals are best achieved when integrated into its business model.

Chevrolet Europe elected COMPANYBEST 2011

2011-12-14

Chevrolet Europe was voted COMPANYBEST 2011 by a jury of leading automotive journalists from 15 Central and Eastern European countries ...

New Chevrolet Facebook app makes dreams happen

2011-12-06

Zurich. With everything from parties to Christmas shopping, December is a great time to catch up with friends and family you've been meaning to see for ages ...

Susan Docherty appointed President and Managing Director, Chevrolet Europe; Wayne Brannon to retire from GM

2011-12-01

Susan Docherty has been appointed President and Managing Director of Chevrolet Europe, effective January 1, 2012 ...

SOS Children's Villages receive 100th car on Chevrolet's 100th birthday

2011-11-04

Zurich. Yesterday, Chevrolet marked its 100-year anniversary in a magical style with a host of special guests at a celebratory event in Rome, Italy ...

Chevrolet celebrates 100 years of iconic cars

2011-10-31

To commemorate its centenary, Chevrolet is launching the Volt electric car, donating 100 cars to help children in need, and commissioning a contemporary sculpture for Louis Chevrolet's home town ...

Record 1.2 million Chevrolets sold in third quarter of 2011

2011-10-20

DETROIT – Chevrolet sold 1.2 million vehicles globally in the third quarter, the best July-to-September results in the brand's 100-year history. In the first nine months of 2011, Chevrolet sold 3.6 million vehicles globally ...

SAIC and GM sign agreement for electric vehicle development

2011-09-20

Shanghai – SAIC Motor Corp., Ltd. (SAIC) Chairman Hu Maoyuan and General Motors Co. (GM) Chairman and CEO Dan Akerson signed an agreement today in Shanghai for the co-development of a new electric vehicle architecture in China ...

GM and LG to Jointly Develop Electric Vehicles

2011-08-25

General Motors and LG Group will jointly design and engineer future electric vehicles, expanding a relationship built on LG’s work as the battery cell supplier for the Chevrolet Volt and Opel Ampera extended-range EVs...

GM Powertrain Engineering Center Torino Invests 20 million euros

2011-07-15

Turin, Italy. General Motors will invest 20 million euros in the company’s Powertrain Engineering Center in Turin throughout the next four years ...

Gender revolution at GM Powertrain in Turin

2011-07-15

Turin. GM announced today an extra 20 million euros in funds for its Turin engineering center, in which women make up around 20 percent of its engineers. GM now has the edge over many of its competitors and over much of Italian industry when it comes to gender equality ...

Chevrolet, MOFILM Global Film Search Offers Filmmakers a Road Trip to the Super Bowl

2011-06-22

Detroit. Chevrolet and MOFILM, a global creative community, are calling on filmmakers from around the world to create short films that capture the spirit of road trips ...

'Make it happen' is Chevrolet's new tagline

2011-06-21

Zurich. Chevrolet today launched a new brand campaign and tagline for Europe in the brand's centennial year, supporting the market introduction of seven new cars in 2011. The campaign has been launched in several European countries ...

GM to Invest $2 Billion in U.S. Plants, Adding 4,000 Jobs

2011-05-11

TOLEDO, Ohio – General Motors Co. announced Tuesday it will invest about $2 billion in U.S. assembly and component plants, creating or preserving more than 4,000 jobs at 17 facilities in eight states ...

Chevrolet sells 1.1 million vehicles in brand's best first quarter ever

2011-04-18

DETROIT – Chevrolet sold 1.1 million vehicles worldwide in the first three months of 2011, a 15 percent increase over the first quarter of 2010 and the brand's best first-quarter results ever ...

Media Statement on GM's Global Vehicle production

2011-03-21

GM's vehicle production has been impacted by the events in Japan. We are constantly assessing the situation and anticipating adjustments in our plants around the world as needed. ...

GM Strengthens European Operations

2011-03-17

General Motors today named Karl-Friedrich Stracke CEO of Opel/Vauxhall, effective April 1, and announced plans to nominate him to be Chairman of the Management Board of Adam Opel AG, adding significant management strength as the company’s European operations continue on their growth plan.

GM Announces CFO Transition

2011-03-10

DETROIT – General Motors Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer Chris Liddell today announced that he will leave the company April 1, 2011, having completed the largest public offering in history and stabilizing the company’s financial operations.

GM Appoints Mary Barra to Lead Global Product Development

2011-01-20

DETROIT – General Motors today named Mary Barra senior vice president, Global Product Development, to lead the design, engineering, program management and quality of vehicles for the company’s 11 brands around the world. ...

Chevrolet launches in South Korea

2011-01-20

SEOUL – Chevrolet, GM's largest global brand, has announced it will enter the South Korean market. Additionally, GM Daewoo announced that it will be changing its company name to GM Korea Co. by the end of the first quarter 2011 ...

GM Establishes Global Chief Technology Officer

2011-01-19

DETROIT – In a move to bring greater focus and urgency to developing leading edge technology for all General Motors vehicles, the company today named Thomas G. Stephens its new Global Chief Technology Officer (CTO) ...

Chevrolet Invests in Clean Energy Projects in Communities Across America

2010-11-18

DETROIT – Today Chevrolet announced that it will invest $40 million in various clean energy projects throughout America with a goal to reduce 8 million tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions ...

GM Raises Stock Offering Price Range and Increases Size

2010-11-16

DETROIT, Mich. – General Motors Company today announced it has increased the estimated price range for the offering of 365 million shares of common stock to be sold by certain of its stockholders to $32.00 to $33.00 per share from the previously estimated price range of $26.00 to $29.00 per share ...

New flexi-engine plant to fuel Chevrolet growth in India

2010-11-12

Talegaon, India - General Motors today inaugurated its new flexi-engine facility in Talegaon, India ...

GM First Global Automaker to Sell 2 Million Vehicles in China

2010-11-04

Shanghai – General Motors today became the first global automaker to sell 2 million vehicles in China in a single year ...

General Motors Company Commences $13 Billion Public Offering

2010-11-03

DETROIT, Mich. – General Motors Company today announced it has commenced a public offering. The offering will consist ...

GM Provides Preliminary Third Quarter Results

2010-11-03

DETROIT, Mich. – General Motors Company announced today that for the third quarter, ending September 30, 2010, the company expects to generate ...

Chevrolet Volt Electric Drive: Engineered for Efficiency

2010-10-12

DETROIT – As GM has started the media launch program for the Chevrolet Volt, some confusion has emerged about details of the Volt’s drive technology ...

Chevrolet grows sales and share in 14 European markets in the first three quarters

2010-10-08

Zurich. Chevrolet Europe sold 351,308* cars from January to September, an increase of 31,847 cars, or 10.0 percent, compared to the year earlier period (2009: 319,461 cars) ...

Chevrolet donates 100 cars to SOS Children's Villages

2010-09-29

Paris. At Chevrolet's Fashion Catwalk event in Paris today, Chevrolet Europe and SOS Children's Villages International announced the start of a European partnership aimed at increasing the mobility of the children in their care and their co-workers ...

Chevrolet Volt Batteries Could Enable Renewable Energy Solutions

2010-09-21

General Motors and ABB Group will work together to develop pilot projects for re-using the batteries from the Chevrolet Volt electric vehicle, examining whether the batteries may be a source for renewable energy ...

GM Announces CEO Succession Process

2010-08-12

DETROIT – General Motors today said that Edward E. Whitacre, Jr. will step down as chief executive officer on September 1, 2010, and as chairman of the board by the end of the year, having successfully led the company’s return to profitability after the most turbulent period in its history.

Chevrolet: proud sponsors of world champions

2010-07-16

First, it was the Spanish national basketball team and now the country's football team ...

Chevrolet grows sales and share in 13 European markets

2010-07-09

Zurich. Chevrolet Europe sold 232,417* cars from January to June, an increase of 16,401 cars, or 8.0 percent, compared to the year earlier period (2009: 216,016 cars) ...

Chevrolet and OnStar train emergency services for electric vehicle technology

2010-06-02

In celebration of U.S. National Safety Month, Chevrolet has joined with OnStar and leading national emergency service organizations to announce the first automotive manufacturer-sponsored training program on electric vehicles ...

GM Reports First Quarter 2010 Results

2010-05-17

DETROIT, Mich. – General Motors Company today announced its first quarter 2010 results, marked by revenue of $31.5 billion and operating income of $1.2 billion ...

GM to Bring Chevrolet to Korea

2010-04-29

Busan, Korea – Chevrolet, General Motors Company’s leading global vehicle brand, will be introduced in Korea in 2011 ...

GM and SAIC to begin "Drive to 2030" at Shanghai World Expo 2010

2010-04-26

General Motors (GM) and its partner Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation (SAIC) will open a joint pavilion to the public on May 1, at the World Expo 2010 in Shanghai ...

GM Completes Fresh-Start Accounting

2010-04-08

DETROIT, Mich. – General Motors Company announced that it had completed fresh-start accounting, and would be filing its third quarter 2009 Form 10-Q and 2009 Form 10-K with the SEC today ...

EN-V Concept Vehicle to be Unveiled in Time for World Expo 2010 Shanghai

2010-03-10

Shanghai – General Motors announced today that it will unveil a new global urban mobility concept vehicle called EN-V on March 24 in Shanghai. Together with its strategic partner in China, Shanghai Automotive Industry Corp. Group (SAIC), GM will showcase the new EN-V concept at ...

Chevrolet Corvette - The legend goes on

2010-03-02

Geneva. During the Chevrolet press conference at the 80th Geneva International Motor Show today, GM vice chairman Bob Lutz announced that the legendary Corvette sports car will continue to be available ...

New Chevrolet small car to be built at GM Uzbekistan joint venture

2010-02-11

Seoul/Zurich. Representatives of General Motors Company in Korea and UzAvtoSanoat of Uzbekistan today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in Seoul, Korea, for their GM Uzbekistan joint venture ...

Chevrolet Cruze finalist for World Car of the Year, Camaro finalist for World Car Design of the Year

2010-02-02

DETROIT. The World Car Awards announced that Chevrolet Cruze is a finalist for the prestigious World Car of the Year Award, and the Camaro is a finalist for the World Car Design of the Year award ...

Record year in ten European markets

2010-01-28

In 2009, Chevrolet sold 425,874* cars in total Europe, equivalent to a market share of 2.3 percent (2008: 506,433; 2.3 percent) ...

GM To Be First Major U.S. Automaker to Manufacture Electric Motors

2010-01-27

WASHINGTON – GM will expand its in-house electric vehicle development capabilities by becoming the first major U.S. automaker to design and manufacture electric motors, a core technology for hybrids and electric vehicles ...

GM Statement Attributed To Chairman Ed Whitacre

2009-12-02

DETROIT – The GM Board of Directors has received expressions of interest in Saab since the conclusion of negotiations with Koenigsegg Group AB. The Board will evaluate potential bids between now and the end of December. At that time, we will determine whether a suitable arrangement for Saab exists. If not, we will begin an orderly wind down of the global Saab business at that time.

Chevrolet's new mini will be called "Spark"

2009-11-17

Chevrolet's all-new mini car launching this autumn will be called Chevrolet Spark. It will be the successor to the well-known and highly successful Matiz ...

More than a facelift

2009-10-25

In redesigning our media site we wanted to do more than simply offer a cleaner, fresher more modern look. We wanted to make it easier to use and quicker to get to the content you want.  Text, photos and video are more closely integrated. Videos can be downloaded in different formats or embedded on your website.

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GM DAT raises US$412 million in equity rights issue through an investment by its majority shareholder, General Motors

2009-10-23

SEOUL – October 23, GM Daewoo Auto & Technology Co. ("GM DAT") announced today that it raised KRW 491.2 billion (US$412 million) ...

MICHEL VAILLANT PAYS TRIBUTE TO LOUIS CHEVROLET

2009-10-20

ZURICH / BRUSSELS, 20 October 2009 - The figure of Louis Chevrolet, his adventurous life, and his long-lasting contribution to the automobile industry and motorsports, which has a modern materialization in the...

GM India and Reva Announce Electric Vehicle Partnership

2009-09-24

New Delhi – General Motors India and Reva Electric Car Company announced today in New Delhi the signing of an agreement to cooperate in the development of electric ...

European Art Students Honored by Chevrolet

2009-06-08

An international jury has elected the winners of the 2009 Young? Creative? Chevrolet! art contest. The award-winning entries in Fashion, Photography, Visual Arts, Video, and Music ...

Chevrolet Reaches Historic Milestone of Over Half A Million Vehicles Sold in Europe

2009-01-09

Zurich. Despite the downturn in the European market in the second half of 2008, Chevrolet paced its sales performance, achieving a historic milestone of over half a million cars sold in Europe ...

Did you know that ...

2009-01-01

...the Chevrolet 490, launched in 1915, owes its name to its price? It was pitched directly against the Ford T model and – like its competitor – could be had for just 490 US dollars. It was built at various factories linked to the Chevrolet Motor Company through a franchising system.

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