GM Commits to 100 Percent Renewable Energy by 2050

15.09.2016

DETROIT – General Motors plans to generate or source all electrical power for its 350 operations in 59 countries with 100 percent renewable energy — such as wind, sun and landfill gas — by 2050.

GMSA Announces Best Technician In The Country

13.09.2016

PORT ELIZABETH – The best Chevrolet, Opel and Isuzu technician in the country hails from Nelson Mandela Bay. Gawie Engelbrecht (30), of Williams Hunt Port Elizabeth, claimed this coveted title during the annual General Motors South Africa (GMSA) Top Technician Skills Awards.

Already Over 250,000 Orders for New Opel Astra

01.09.2016

Rüsselsheim. “Golden Steering Wheel” winner, “Most Sensible Car” and ultimately “Car of the Year 2016” – since its premiere last year, the new Opel Astra has been winning over experts and the public alike. But not only them: customers also love the youngest generation of the compact class success story. To date, already more than 250,000 orders have been received across Europe for the Astra five-door and Sports Tourer variants.

Opel Starts Production of MOKKA X in Zaragoza

31.08.2016

Zaragoza. Today, Opel celebrated the official start of production of the new MOKKA X in Zaragoza, Spain. Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann, Chairman of the Management Board of Opel Group, drove the first new Opel MOKKA X off the production line. After the ceremony Dr. Neumann took the opportunity to meet union representatives and talk to the workforce during a townhall meeting. In his speech he highlighted the competitiveness of the plant.

GMSA’s HR Manager Launches Career Advice Journal for Women

26.08.2016

Port Elizabeth – In the spirit of celebrating women during Women’s Month, General Motors South Africa’s (GMSA) human resources (HR) manager launched a journal containing career advice, called Sharing Success.

GM Commits to 100 Percent Renewable Energy by 2050
GMSA Announces Best Technician In The Country
Already Over 250,000 Orders for New Opel Astra
Opel Starts Production of MOKKA X in Zaragoza
GMSA’s HR Manager Launches Career Advice Journal for Women

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GM Commits to 100 Percent Renewable Energy by 2050

15.09.2016

DETROIT – General Motors plans to generate or source all electrical power for its 350 operations in 59 countries with 100 percent renewable energy — such as wind, sun and landfill gas — by 2050.

GMSA Announces Best Technician In The Country

13.09.2016

PORT ELIZABETH – The best Chevrolet, Opel and Isuzu technician in the country hails from Nelson Mandela Bay. Gawie Engelbrecht (30), of Williams Hunt Port Elizabeth, claimed this coveted title during the annual General Motors South Africa (GMSA) Top Technician Skills Awards.

Already Over 250,000 Orders for New Opel Astra

01.09.2016

Rüsselsheim. “Golden Steering Wheel” winner, “Most Sensible Car” and ultimately “Car of the Year 2016” – since its premiere last year, the new Opel Astra has been winning over experts and the public alike. But not only them: customers also love the youngest generation of the compact class success story. To date, already more than 250,000 orders have been received across Europe for the Astra five-door and Sports Tourer variants.

Opel Starts Production of MOKKA X in Zaragoza

31.08.2016

Zaragoza. Today, Opel celebrated the official start of production of the new MOKKA X in Zaragoza, Spain. Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann, Chairman of the Management Board of Opel Group, drove the first new Opel MOKKA X off the production line. After the ceremony Dr. Neumann took the opportunity to meet union representatives and talk to the workforce during a townhall meeting. In his speech he highlighted the competitiveness of the plant.

GMSA’s HR Manager Launches Career Advice Journal for Women

26.08.2016

Port Elizabeth – In the spirit of celebrating women during Women’s Month, General Motors South Africa’s (GMSA) human resources (HR) manager launched a journal containing career advice, called Sharing Success.

1934 Chevrolet Still Steals Show

19.08.2016

Johannesburg- When Ben Van Rooyen first laid eyes on a 1934 Chevrolet Master, he knew he would transform the vehicle into the icon it once was.

GMSA’s Second Facility Declared Landfill Free

17.08.2016

Port Elizabeth – With yet another facility being declared landfill free, General Motors South Africa (GMSA) is moving closer to the company’s global environmental goal to achieve zero waste to landfill by 2020

ISUZU Tops Ipsos Quality Awards

22.07.2016

JOHNNESBURG: Isuzu was named one of the top performing brands by customers in the latest Ipsos Quality Awards for sales and service experience in the Light Commercial Vehicle segment.

GM Reports Second-Quarter Net Income of $2.9 Billion, Up 157 Percent

21.07.2016

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) today announced strong second-quarter net income to common stockholders of $2.9 billion, up 157 percent compared to $1.1 billion in the second quarter of 2015. Earnings per share (EPS) diluted was a strong $1.81, compared to $0.67 in the second quarter a year ago.

Top in Customer Satisfaction: Opel ADAM Takes First in J.D. Power

21.07.2016

Rüsselsheim. In the biggest automobile customer satisfaction survey in Germany – the annual J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) – the Opel ADAM small car received the highest rating. The Opel Insignia claimed a strong fourth place in the midsize class and the Opel Mokka took the bronze medal in the highly competitive compact SUV class. The J.D. Power survey assesses 24 car manufacturers and 68 car models.

General Motors Improve Lives of Primary School Learners

19.07.2016

PORT ELIZABETH - The beloved global icon, Nelson Mandela, once said ‘Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.’

Distinction: Automotive Brand Award for Opel GT Concept

13.07.2016

Rüsselsheim. The Opel GT Concept, a star at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, continues the brand’s strong concept car tradition and embodies avant-garde design in a purist form. This has now also been recognized by the German Design Council, organizer of the renowned Automotive Brand Contest. The competition’s top-notch jury chose the sportscar of the future in the “Concepts” category for the “Best of Best” award. In addition, there were three more first prizes for Opel: The dealer event “Mission Astra” also received the “Best of Best” award. The personal connectivity and service assistant, Opel OnStar and the new configurator for mobile devices also won in the “Future Mobility & Parts” and “Digital” categories. For the Opel GT Concept Mark Adams, Vice President Opel/Vauxhall Design, will accept the award on September 29 at the Paris Motor Show.

Isuzu KB X-Rider Offers Great Value

05.07.2016

Johannesburg - Isuzu, the bakkie specialists, have added a new special value model to their light commercial vehicle range - the KB X-Rider based on the 250 HO Hi-Rider 4x2 in extended and double cab body styles.

GM South Africa Employee Lands Top Job in Israel

01.07.2016

PORT ELIZABETH – Local General Motors South Africa (GMSA) employee, Louis Maritz, has been appointed the new General Manager of Vehicle Sales, Service and Marketing (VSSM) for GM in Israel, effective 1 July 2016.

Zero Waste to Landfill for GMSA’s Parts Distribution Centre

15.06.2016

PORT ELIZABETH – General Motors South Africa’s (GMSA) Parts Distribution Centre (PDC), situated in the Coega Industrial Development Zone near Port Elizabeth, has recently been declared landfill free.

Isuzu Horn Free - A Real Solution for a Real Issue

13.06.2016

Johannesburg – Isuzu has again embarked on an anti-poaching project in partnership with Nkombe Rhino, a non-profit organisation dedicated to wild life conservation, to ensure the safety of the endangered Rhinoceros in the Blue Canyon Conservancy. The conservancy is situated in Hoedspruit in the Limpopo Province, which is the epicentre of the rhino poaching epidemic where incidents of poaching occur on a daily basis. The dehorning project which lasted three days targeted 24 rhinoceros which were successfully dehorned.

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GM Reports First-Quarter Net Income of $2.0 Billion

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) today announced first-quarter net income to common stockholders of $2.0 billion or $1.24 per diluted share, compared to $0.9 billion or $0.56 per diluted share a year ago. Earnings per share diluted-adjusted for special items was a first-quarter record at $1.26, up 47 percent compared to the first quarter of 2015.

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