Stories tagged: general motors
Fri., Sept. 9, 2016
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
General Motors Co. has settled two cases related to its defective ignition switches.
Thu., Aug. 18, 2016
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
General Motors and its autonomous technology company Cruise Automation are testing self-driving cars on the streets of Scottsdale, Arizona.
Thu., July 21, 2016
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
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 …
Fri., June 24, 2016
Kentucky officials say General Motors Corp. plans to invest $290 million at the automaker’s Corvette plant in Bowling Green.
Fri., June 10, 2016
General Motors will add at least 700 engineering, software development and urban mobility jobs at three sites in Canada.
Tue., June 7, 2016
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 …
Thu., June 2, 2016
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 …
Wed., June 1, 2016
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.
Fri., May 20, 2016
People who bought or leased 2016 General Motors SUVs with overstated gas mileage on the window sticker will be getting compensated, the automaker says.
Mon., May 16, 2016
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 …
Wed., March 30, 2016
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.
Tue., March 29, 2016
General Motors is recalling nearly 6,300 police cars in the U.S. because the electric power-assisted steering can fail.
Mon., March 14, 2016
Weeks after the first New York trial over General Motors’ faulty ignition switch controversy ended prematurely, a new one is set to start.
Tue., Feb. 16, 2016
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: Fri., Nov. 6, 2015
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.
Mon., Oct. 26, 2015
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.
Wed., Sept. 24, 2014
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: Mon., June 30, 2014
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.
Mon., June 16, 2014
General Motors is recalling 3.2 million more cars in the U.S. because of ignition switch problems.
Thu., June 5, 2014
WARREN, Mich. — General Motors says a pattern of incompetence and neglect, not a larger conspiracy or cover-up, is to blame for a long-delayed recall of defective ignition switches.
Wed., April 30, 2014
NEW YORK — A new report says taxpayers lost $11.2 billion on the government’s bailout of General Motors. The estimate comes from a quarterly report to Congress by a government …
Sun., Dec. 29, 2013
DETROIT – When Mary Barra was born in 1961, General Motors was selling half the cars on U.S. roads. In her booming middle-class suburb north of Detroit, the woman who …
Wed., Dec. 19, 2012
DETROIT — The U.S. government’s short stint in the auto business is coming to an end. The Treasury Department said today that it will sell its remaining stake in General …
Thu., Feb. 16, 2012
DETROIT — General Motors earned its largest profit ever in 2011, two years after it nearly collapsed.
Sun., Jan. 29, 2012
General Motors (NYSE: GM) had a solid 2011, with domestic sales up 14 percent, well above the industry’s 10 percent and reflecting a gain in market share. That’s great for …
Sun., Dec. 5, 2010
DETROIT – The first production of the Chevrolet Volt has rolled off the assembly line at a General Motors Co. factory in Detroit, but anyone who wants to buy the …
Fri., Nov. 26, 2010
Alana Brown-Clutter was driving her nice, newish Pontiac G6 out of her apartment complex in August when she was rocked by a loud explosion. “I thought someone had shot me,” …