Stories tagged: general motors
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 6:16 p.m.
California regulators are embracing a General Motors recommendation that would help makers of self-driving cars avoid paying for accidents and other trouble, raising concerns that the proposal will put an …
Mon., Oct. 9, 2017, 11:37 a.m.
General Motors is buying a small Laser light sensor-developer Strobe Inc.
Mon., Oct. 2, 2017, 10:40 a.m.
General Motors is promising two new electric vehicles on Chevrolet Bolt underpinnings in the next 1
Mon., Sept. 18, 2017, 8:11 a.m.
About 2,500 workers at a Canadian General Motors plant that makes the Chevrolet Equinox SUV are on strike in a dispute over job security.
Sun., June 18, 2017, 2 a.m.
Many investors are anticipating the spread of electric cars and self-driving vehicles and assuming that the traditional automakers are toast. General Motors’ (NYSE: GM) CEO Mary Barra sees it differently.
Wed., June 14, 2017, 11:17 a.m.
General Motors is extending the normal two-week summer shutdown for at least two U.S. car factories because of slumping sedan sales.
UPDATED: Tue., June 13, 2017, 2:23 p.m.
General Motors says it has built 130 self-driving Chevrolet Bolt electric cars at a factory in suburban Detroit.
UPDATED: Tue., June 6, 2017, 5:13 p.m.
General Motors shareholders have overwhelmingly turned down an activist shareholder’s plan to split the company’s stock into two classes.
Wed., May 3, 2017, 10:35 a.m.
Auto workers may be getting some extra time off around Independence Day, but they won’t be celebrating. They’ll know it means sales are weak and that profits – and profit-sharing …
UPDATED: Mon., April 24, 2017, 6:07 p.m.
The Supreme Court on Monday turned away an appeal from General Motors Co. seeking to block dozens of lawsuits over faulty ignition switches that could expose the company to billions …
Thu., April 20, 2017, 8:48 a.m.
Venezuelan authorities seized a General Motors plant Wednesday, an unexpected move that appeared aimed at provoking U.S. authorities and distracting attention from intensifying protests against President Nicolas Maduro.
Mon., March 6, 2017, 7:57 a.m.
General Motors is selling its unprofitable European car business to the French maker of Peugeot, marking the American company’s retreat from a major market and raising concerns of job cuts …
Tue., Feb. 14, 2017, 9:15 a.m.
France’s PSA Group, maker of Peugeot and Citroen cars, says it’s exploring a “potential acquisition” of Opel, General Motors’ money-losing European business.
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 11:04 a.m.
Toyota led carmakers reporting declining U.S. sales in January, as an industry aiming for another record year maintains hefty spending on incentives to keep consumers coming to showrooms.
Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 7:39 a.m.
The threat from President Donald Trump to tax Mexican-made cars sold in the U.S. would throw the industry into disarray, analysts say, forcing some uncomfortable choices: Raise car prices or …
Tue., Jan. 17, 2017, 8:04 a.m.
General Motors will make a $1 billion investment in its factories that will create or keep around 1,500 jobs.
Tue., Jan. 10, 2017, 11:18 a.m.
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 …
Mon., Jan. 9, 2017, 8:26 a.m.
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 …
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, 10:06 a.m.
Donald Trump hasn’t even been sworn in as president yet and he’s already wreaking havoc in Mexico’s economy.
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, 10:04 a.m.
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 …
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 1:53 p.m.
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.
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 7:06 a.m.
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 …
Wed., Nov. 9, 2016, 9:54 a.m.
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.
Tue., Oct. 25, 2016, 8:29 a.m.
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 …
Fri., Sept. 9, 2016, 10:38 a.m.
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.
Mon., Sept. 5, 2016, 1:59 p.m.
General Motors Co. has settled two cases related to its defective ignition switches.
Thu., Aug. 18, 2016, 9:23 p.m.
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 …
Tue., Aug. 9, 2016, 11:27 a.m.
General Motors and its autonomous technology company Cruise Automation are testing self-driving cars on the streets of Scottsdale, Arizona.
Thu., July 21, 2016, 10:12 a.m.
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 …
Wed., July 13, 2016, 12:35 p.m.
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 …