GM Sold 2.36 Million Vehicles Globally in First Quarter

20.04.2016

DETROIT – General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) sold 2.36 million vehicles globally in the first quarter of 2016. The company delivered on its sales priorities, led by strong results in the SUV and luxury segments in China and retail performance in the U.S.

Isuzu KB Running Strong After 1.5 Million Kilometeres

18.03.2016

OUDTSHOORN – TWENTY years and 1.5 million kilometres later, a 1996 Isuzu KB is still running smoothly.

GMSA February NAAMSA Commentary

02.03.2016

JOHANNESBURG – Total industry sales for February totaled 48 149 units as reported by NAAMSA. The overall industry was 8.1% down versus February 2015, which is consistent with the year to date decline of 7.6%. Passenger car sales for the month were down 6.1% vs February 2015 with sales to rental companies partially offsetting the declining sales through the dealer channel. Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) sales were down 13.1% in February, however we expect some recovery in LCV sales in March with new entries into the market.

GM Consolidates its Africa and Middle East Communications

26.02.2016

PORT ELIZABETH – General Motors Africa General Manager Communications and Public Relations, Denise van Huyssteen, had been given expanded responsibilities with her appointment as General Manager of Communications for GM Africa and Middle East Operations, effective from 01 March 2016.

GM Increases Earnings Outlook for 2016; Announces Increased Returns to Shareholders

12.01.2016

DETROIT – General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) today announced an increase to its 2016 earnings per share adjusted outlook to between $5.25 and $5.75, up from the prior outlook of $5.00 to $5.50 provided on Oct. 1, 2015. The company also expects improved EBIT-adjusted, EBIT-adjusted margin and automotive adjusted free cash flow.

GM Sold 2.36 Million Vehicles Globally in First Quarter
Isuzu KB Running Strong After 1.5 Million Kilometeres
GMSA February NAAMSA Commentary
GM Consolidates its Africa and Middle East Communications
GM Increases Earnings Outlook for 2016; Announces Increased Returns to Shareholders

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GM Sold 2.36 Million Vehicles Globally in First Quarter

20.04.2016

DETROIT – General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) sold 2.36 million vehicles globally in the first quarter of 2016. The company delivered on its sales priorities, led by strong results in the SUV and luxury segments in China and retail performance in the U.S.

Isuzu KB Running Strong After 1.5 Million Kilometeres

18.03.2016

OUDTSHOORN – TWENTY years and 1.5 million kilometres later, a 1996 Isuzu KB is still running smoothly.

GMSA February NAAMSA Commentary

02.03.2016

JOHANNESBURG – Total industry sales for February totaled 48 149 units as reported by NAAMSA. The overall industry was 8.1% down versus February 2015, which is consistent with the year to date decline of 7.6%. Passenger car sales for the month were down 6.1% vs February 2015 with sales to rental companies partially offsetting the declining sales through the dealer channel. Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) sales were down 13.1% in February, however we expect some recovery in LCV sales in March with new entries into the market.

GM Consolidates its Africa and Middle East Communications

26.02.2016

PORT ELIZABETH – General Motors Africa General Manager Communications and Public Relations, Denise van Huyssteen, had been given expanded responsibilities with her appointment as General Manager of Communications for GM Africa and Middle East Operations, effective from 01 March 2016.

GM Increases Earnings Outlook for 2016; Announces Increased Returns to Shareholders

12.01.2016

DETROIT – General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) today announced an increase to its 2016 earnings per share adjusted outlook to between $5.25 and $5.75, up from the prior outlook of $5.00 to $5.50 provided on Oct. 1, 2015. The company also expects improved EBIT-adjusted, EBIT-adjusted margin and automotive adjusted free cash flow.

GMSA Bucks the Industry Trend Again in December

08.01.2016

JOHANNESBURG – General Motors South Africa (GMSA) finished 2015 off on a strong note, posting the best sales results of the year for Chevrolet, Opel and Isuzu. In December, GMSA sold a total of 5 231 vehicles achieving a market share of 10.6%. Although NAAMSA domestic sales declined by 4.2% vs December last year, GMSA posted a sales gain of 18.6% versus December last year.

Care-free, Thanks to Complete Care

17.12.2015

JOHANNESBURG – General Motors South Africa continues to live up to the ethos of its Complete Care programme, with employees at the company’s Sales and Marketing offices in Woodmead recently signing the I Care pledge.

Opel Continues to Grow as Industry Softens

03.12.2015

03 December 2015 – November total industry sales came in at 51 256 vehicles, slightly behind November 2014 sales of 51 055 units. Year to date November 2015 industry sales are 4.1 percent down over the same period last year (568 584 vs 592 839).

Major Milestone for Isuzu Trucks

13.11.2015

MILESTONE: Isuzu Trucks South Africa (ITSA) this week celebrated a major milestone when the 30 000th Isuzu truck rolled off the production line at General Motors South Africa’s (GMSA) Kempston Road plant.

General Motors SA Posts Best Sales Results in 2 Years

03.11.2015

JOHANNESBURG – General Motors South Africa (GMSA) has sold 5 301 units in October 2015 up 3% from last month and posting the best sales results since October 2013. This against the backdrop of industry sales dropping 2%.

GM Sold 7.2 Million Vehicles in the First Nine Months of 2015

16.10.2015

DETROIT – General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) sold 7.2 million vehicles globally in the first nine months of 2015. The company posted sales increases in four of its five largest markets, with record sales in China and strong retail sales gains in the United States. Total sales were down 1 percent, due primarily to the company’s previously announced decisions to strategically reduce its presence in certain markets, as well as difficult market conditions in South America.

Ireland Davenport Group appointed To Manage the Iconic Isuzu Brand

16.10.2015

JOHANNESBURG – It is with great pleasure that General Motors South Africa (GMSA) announced the appointment of The Ireland Davenport Group to manage its Isuzu Brand Account.

Saatchi & Saatchi Brandsrock Appointed As The Event Management Agency for Chevrolet, Opel & Isuzu

15.10.2015

JOHANNESBURG – General Motors South Africa (GMSA) welcomed one of the country’s fastest growing agencies to support the growth of the Chevrolet, Opel and Isuzu brands in Southern Africa.

Thai Diplomats Visit GMSA Struandale Plant

07.10.2015

Delegates and officials of the Royal Thai Embassy this week visited the General Motors South Africa (GMSA) Struandale plant in Port Elizabeth. The delegation was led by Dr Chakarin Komolsiri (front), Trade Commissioner of the Thai Embassy. According to Komolsiri Thailand is one of the biggest suppliers of automotive components to South Africa. He said Thailand was constantly looking at ways to boost their exports to South Africa and to strengthen relationships with South African businesses. Thai investors are currently looking at investment opportunities in South Africa, including Port Elizabeth according to Komolsiri.

Chevrolet Posts Best Sales Month of the Year

02.10.2015

PORT ELIZABETH – General Motors South Africa (GMSA) sold 5 149 vehicles in September 2015, coming in at fourth position on the National Automobile Association Manufacturers of South Africa (NAAMSA) sales rankings.

GMSA Announces Best Technician In The Country

18.09.2015

PORT ELIZABETH – The best technician in the country was announced amid loud applause last night during the annual General Motors South Africa (GMSA) Top Technician Skills Awards.

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