This has been a pretty good year to sell luxury cars in North America. An improving economy and cheap financing lured trade-up buyers and convinced affluent drivers to freshen their fleets. And while Daimler’s (DAI:GR) Mercedes is in position to finish the year as the bestselling high-end brand, it’s not hard to argue that Cadillac […]Read more "If Cadillac Keeps this up, It’ll Be America’s Bestselling Luxury Car!"
From making kimchee in South Korea to collecting toys in Texas, General Motors’ Global Manufacturing, Warehousing & Distribution teams and union partners are helping meet critical needs and brighten holidays in the communities where they live and work. Whether it is Toys for Tots, Angel or Solidarity Trees, manufacturing teams in Mexico, Hungary, Spain, South […]Read more "GM Manufacturing Drives Global Month of Giving"
General Motors’ Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly began shipping 2014 Cadillac ELR electric luxury vehicles to dealerships. The ELR luxury coupe is the first application of Extended Range Electric Vehicle technology by a full-line luxury automotive brand. It blends dramatic design and industry-leading extended-range technology to deliver a driving experience that is sporty and environmentally friendly. The ELR’s […]Read more "Cadillac Begins Shipping ELRs to Dealership"
Chevrolet was the most successful name in professional motorsports in the United States this year, capturing 14 manufacturer, driver and team championships in NASCAR, IndyCar, ALMS, GRAND-AM and the Pirelli World Challenge series. Chevrolet will kick off the 2014 season with the debut of the all-new Corvette C7.R at the North American International Auto Show […]Read more "Chevrolet Claims 14 Racing Championships this year!"
General Motors today announced that Dan Akerson, who guided today’s GM to record profits and dramatic improvement in vehicle quality while closing the chapter on government ownership in the company, will step down as chairman and CEO on Jan. 15, 2014. Mary Barra, 51, executive vice president, Global Product Development, Purchasing and Supply Chain, […]Read more "Dan Akerson to Retire as General Motors CEO in January 2014"
General Motors announced today a $24-million investment in electrical generation equipment that will allow the company to use more landfill gas at its Fort Wayne, Ind., and Orion, Mich., assembly plants. The new equipment will generate more than 14 megawatts of electricity from landfill gas, a renewable energy source, which will help GM avoid producing […]Read more "General Motors Announces $24-Million Landfill Gas Investment: First Automaker to Generate their own Electricity"
Perseverance and creativity enabled a 75-year old General Motors manufacturing facility here to go landfill-free. The journey took four years and included seven attempts to recycle a challenging oily filter sludge generated from a machining operation. The plant, which produces components to enable better vehicle fuel efficiency, and its nearly 1,100 employees now reuse, […]Read more "General Motors Facility Solves Tough Waste Challenge"