General Motors CEO Mary Barra and GM leaders from around the globe thanked five loyal customers over the course of 48 hours this week by surprising each of them with a free vehicle.
A half-billion vehicles over 106 years equals billions in commerce, payroll, investments and infrastructure in communities all over the world. For customers, these vehicles played roles in weddings, family vacations, graduations, new businesses and countless milestones along life’s journey.
General Motors CEO Mary Barra spoke to customers, employees, dealers and government officials at GM’s Fairfax Assembly on Monday to celebrate the global production of 500 million GM-branded vehicles. The prepared text of her remarks is below. As always, the speaker’s words are definitive.
The General Motors Fairfax Assembly Plant has been producing world-class-quality vehicles in the Kansas City area since 1945. Fairfax Assembly was the first industrial facility to operate as a dual purpose manufacturer, producing both automobiles and jet fighters in the same building.
General Motors announced today it will invest $5.4 billion in U.S plant improvements during the next three years, including details of $783.5 million for three Michigan facilities.
The 2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid, which uses technology from the Chevrolet Volt, will offer a General Motors-estimated 48 mpg city, 45 mpg highway – and 47 mpg combined, unsurpassed in the segment, GM President Dan Ammann announced today.
Chevrolet takes aim at the heart of the pickup market with the Silverado Custom, which offers Chevy Truck capability and dependability in a stylish package, priced within reach of many truck customers.
Chevrolet today introduced the 2016 Equinox – a contemporized version of the popular compact SUV. Updates include new styling with premium accents, new wheel designs and new available safety features, as well as a larger color touchscreen radio and a standard rear-vision camera for entry-level models.
Minutes before the kickoff of Super Bowl XLIX on NBC, Chevrolet shocked 100 million viewers into thinking that their TVs had failed – only to command their attention seconds later to the Chevrolet Colorado, the 2015 Motor Trend Truck of the Year®.
Chevrolet today made a significant statement on its commitment to electrification with the introduction of the Bolt EV concept – a vision for an affordable, long-range all-electric vehicle designed to offer more than 200 miles of range starting around $30,000.
Buick today introduced the 2016 Cascada – a dynamic, stylish convertible that uses innovative powertrain and chassis technologies to complement the driving experience.
The 2016 Chevrolet Volt, to be fully revealed at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on Jan. 12, briefly broke cover Sunday evening at the Consumer Electronics Show.
Chevrolet is using advanced connected vehicle technology to give customers an unprecedented level of assurance in their vehicles later this year. This industry-leading prognostic technology can predict and notify drivers when certain components need attention – in many cases before vehicle performance is impacted.
The Chevrolet Certified Service Rescue Squad will cruise Woodward Avenue on Saturday to help keep things moving by lending an assist to beautiful classic cruisers that stall, overheat or run out of gas.
AUSTIN, Texas – Chevrolet returns to South by Southwest® as a Super Sponsor for the fifth consecutive year on March 7-16 and will feature speakers, advanced technologies and music showcases for festivalgoers and music-lovers alike. Attendees will also be among the first to experience Chevrolet’s all-new in-vehicle 4G LTE technology powered by OnStar.
General Motors will invest $1 billion in its Warren Technical Center campus, creating approximately 2,600 new jobs to support future business growth at the National Historic Landmark site.