Stories tagged: General Motors
TUESDAY, JAN. 17, 2017, 8:04 A.M.
GM announces $1B factory investment, new jobs
General Motors will make a $1 billion investment in its factories that will create or keep around 1,500 jobs.
TUESDAY, JAN. 10, 2017, 11:18 A.M.
GM sees higher profit in ‘17, plans $5 billion share buyback
General Motors forecast profit will rise to as much as $6.50 a share in 2017 after meeting the high end of last year’s target, enabling the largest U.S. automaker to …
MONDAY, JAN. 9, 2017, 8:26 A.M.
GM to move production of GMC Terrain to Mexico from Canada
General Motors will move production of its revamped GMC Terrain to Mexico from Canada and expand production of the Ontario plant’s Chevrolet Equinox, reflecting the growing popularity of compact sport …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 4, 2017, 10:06 A.M.
With or without wall, Trump wreaks havoc on Mexico’s economy
Donald Trump hasn’t even been sworn in as president yet and he’s already wreaking havoc in Mexico’s economy.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 4, 2017, 10:04 A.M.
Trump tariff on GM would violate NAFTA, but that may not stop him
As president, Donald Trump won’t be able to punish General Motors for building cars in Mexico without violating NAFTA. That may not stop him from taking an unprecedented step against …
TUESDAY, NOV. 22, 2016, 1:53 P.M.
VW goes on offensive in crisis pushback, expanding SUV and E-car line
Volkswagen is going on the offensive in North America, challenging the likes of General Motors and Ford with a wave of new sport utility vehicles and battery-powered cars.
TUESDAY, NOV. 22, 2016, 7:06 A.M.
U.S. allows GM to delay recall to prove safety of air bags
U.S. auto safety regulators are allowing General Motors to delay a large recall of potentially defective air bags, giving the company time to prove that the devices are safe and …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 9, 2016, 9:54 A.M.
GM laying off more than 2,000 at two car plants as sales slow
Falling demand for cars is forcing General Motors to lay off more than 2,000 workers indefinitely at two assembly plants in Ohio and Michigan starting in January.
TUESDAY, OCT. 25, 2016, 8:29 A.M.
GM reports record 3rd quarter earnings despite slowing U.S. sales
DETROIT – General Motors doesn’t seem too worried about slowing U.S. auto sales or economic troubles in Europe. If third-quarter numbers are any indication, the company has numbers to back …
FRIDAY, SEPT. 9, 2016, 10:38 A.M.
GM recalls 4M vehicles for air bag defect linked to 1 death
General Motors recalled more than 4 million vehicles, most of them in the U.S., to fix an air bag software defect that has been linked to one death.
MONDAY, SEPT. 5, 2016, 1:59 P.M.
General Motors settles 2 bellwether ignition switch cases
General Motors Co. has settled two cases related to its defective ignition switches.
THURSDAY, AUG. 18, 2016, 9:23 P.M.
After crash death, family advocates for changes in car safety recalls
In the Gass family, the phrase “Live Like Lara” is more than a slogan used to keep Lara Gass’ memory alive after she was killed in a car crash caused …
TUESDAY, AUG. 9, 2016, 11:27 A.M.
GM begins autonomous car tests in Scottsdale, Arizona
General Motors and its autonomous technology company Cruise Automation are testing self-driving cars on the streets of Scottsdale, Arizona.
THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2016, 10:12 A.M.
General Motors 2Q profit more than doubles on U.S. earnings
General Motors’ second-quarter profit more than doubled to a post-bankruptcy record $2.87 billion on a strong performance in the U.S., where the company saw sales fall after it cut low-profit …
WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2016, 12:35 P.M.
Appeals Court opens door to more GM ignition switch lawsuits
A federal appeals court has decided that people injured in crashes caused by faulty General Motors Co. ignition switches can sue the company even if they were hurt before GM’s …
FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2016, 2:21 P.M.
GM plans $290 million investment in Corvette plant
Kentucky officials say General Motors Corp. plans to invest $290 million at the automaker’s Corvette plant in Bowling Green.
FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 2016, 10:56 A.M.
GM to add 700 technical jobs in Ontario, Canada
General Motors will add at least 700 engineering, software development and urban mobility jobs at three sites in Canada.
TUESDAY, JUNE 7, 2016, 2:36 P.M.
GM to stick to strategy despite falling sales and shares, CEO says
Despite tumbling U.S. sales and a falling stock price, General Motors CEO Mary Barra says she’ll stay the course with a strategy of cutting low-profit sales to rental car companies …
THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 2016, 2 P.M.
GM announces largest Takata recall yet, says air bags are safe; NHTSA disagrees
General Motors announced its largest recall of Takata air bag inflators yet, but the nation’s biggest automaker says the parts are unique to its trucks and SUVs and don’t pose …
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2016, 12:46 P.M.
Auto sales show signs of flattening out after long run up
Last month, U.S. auto sales were expected to drop 7 percent to 1.5 million cars and trucks, according to car shopping site Kelley Blue Book.
FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2016, 11:57 A.M.
GM offers debit cards or longer warranties in mileage case
People who bought or leased 2016 General Motors SUVs with overstated gas mileage on the window sticker will be getting compensated, the automaker says.
MONDAY, MAY 16, 2016, 1:54 P.M.
Detroit’s automakers, sensing a threat, embrace mobility
For Detroit, the days of simply making cars are over. Automakers are facing multiple threats to their business from nimble tech firms like Apple and Uber. In response, carmakers are …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2016, 9:19 A.M.
GM car’s bad ignition switch not to blame in crash, jury rules
A New York City jury has found that a flawed General Motors ignition switch was not to blame in a 2014 accident on an icy New Orleans bridge.
TUESDAY, MARCH 29, 2016, 11:44 A.M.
GM recalls nearly 6,300 police cars for steering problem
General Motors is recalling nearly 6,300 police cars in the U.S. because the electric power-assisted steering can fail.
MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2016, 8:31 A.M.
After false start, new GM ignition switch trial set to start
Weeks after the first New York trial over General Motors’ faulty ignition switch controversy ended prematurely, a new one is set to start.
TUESDAY, FEB. 16, 2016, 6:52 A.M.
GM recalls 200,000 cars for Takata air bag trouble
General Motors is recalling about 200,000 Saab and Saturn cars in the U.S. and Canada to replace the Takata driver’s air bag inflators.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, NOV. 6, 2015, 8:45 P.M.
UAW reaches contract agreement with Ford as GM workers vote
The United Auto Workers union has reached a tentative contract agreement with Ford, a sign that union leaders expect General Motors workers to approve a similar four-year deal.
MONDAY, OCT. 26, 2015, 12:25 P.M.
UAW, General Motors reach contract agreement
The United Auto Workers union and General Motors Co. have reached a tentative agreement on a new four-year contract, avoiding a strike for now.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 24, 2014
Cadillac moving headquarters to NYC to court luxury buyers
DETROIT – Cadillac wants a jolt from the city that never sleeps. General Motors’ 112-year-old luxury car division, founded in Detroit and named for the city’s founder, is moving its …
UPDATED: MONDAY, JUNE 30, 2014, 12:40 P.M.
GM recalls 8.2 million cars for ignition switches
General Motors’ safety crisis worsened on Monday when the automaker added 8.2 million vehicles to its huge list of cars recalled over faulty ignition switches.