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Mar 20, 15
Cadillac introduces their new twin-turbo 3.0-liter V6 engine, will debut in the CT6 [video]
Set to debut in the 2016 CT6, the engine produces approximately 400 bhp (298 kW) and 400 lb-ft (543 Nm) of torque. It will be connected exclusively to an eight-speed automatic transmission.
Mar 18, 15
Opel will exit Russia in December; Chevrolet range reduced
General Motors has announced plans to retire Opel from the Russian market in December this year.
Feb 24, 15
General Motors trademarks "Badlands" moniker
General Motors has recently trademarked the "Badlands" moniker likely to be used on a high-performance truck.
Jan 28, 15
General Motors says they don't miss Saturn, SAAB, Hummer or Pontiac
General Motors CEO Mary Barra says the company doesn't miss any of the Saturn, SAAB, Hummer and Pontiac brands.
Jan 05, 15
GM showcases the Dynamic Skip Fire system, promises to improve fuel economy by up to 15% [video]
General Motors has revealed some new details about the Dynamic Skip Fire system that is described as a "revolutionary new fuel economy technology" that could be deployed in future petrol-powered model...
Jan 05, 15
GM vehicles to predict breakdowns before they occur
General Motors has developed a new system which will help to predict breakdowns before they occur.
Dec 30, 14
U.S. loses over $9 billion on Chrysler & GM bailouts
The U.S. Department of Treasury has revealed the government's bailout of Chrysler and General Motors cost tax payers $9.26 (€7.61 / £5.94) billion.
Dec 18, 14
General Motors, Jaguar Land Rover and Audi stop car sales in Russia amid ruble’s downfall
General Motors, Jaguar Land Rover and Audi have temporarily stopped commercializing cars in Russia.
Aug 15, 14
General Motors trademarks 'Chevrolet Bolt' nameplate
General Motors has filed an application to trademark the "Chevrolet Bolt" and "Bolt" designations.
Aug 07, 14
Los Angeles Auto Show to host at least 25 world debuts
The Los Angeles Auto Show is shaping up to be a major event as the organizers have confirmed plans to host at least 25 world premieres.
Aug 05, 14
GM to launch additional diesel-powered models in the United States
General Motors' Vice President of Global Powertrain has revealed plans to launch more diesel-powered vehicles in the United States.
Jul 31, 14
GM Baojun 730 unveiled in China with a Lotus-tuned suspension
GM's Baojun brand made a splash when they introduced the surprisingly attractive and affordable 630 in 2010 and the company is hoping to continue that momentum with the new 730 MPV.
Jul 29, 14
GM speeds up development of the next-generation Chevrolet Silverado & GMC Sierra - report
We've already heard rumors that General Motors is worried about the 2015 Ford F-150 and it appears those fears have pushed them to speed up the development of the next-generation Chevrolet Silverado a...
Jul 22, 14
LG confirms battery with 200 mile range, will likely be used by GM
LG Chem CFO Cho Suk-jeh has revealed the company will supply an automaker with a battery that will allow one of their models to travel more than 200 miles (321 km) on a single charge.
Jul 02, 14
Explosion at General Motors plant kills one, injures eight
A chemical explosion at General Motors’ stamping plant in Marion, Indiana, the USA, killed one person, while eight others were injured
May 16, 14
GM fined a record $35 million over ignition switch recall
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has fined General Motors a record $35 (€25.5 / £20.8) million for their botched ignition switch recall.
Apr 30, 14
GM turning a shipping container into a house
General Motors’ Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant is teaming up with the Michigan Urban Farming Initiative (MUFI) to build a house from a shipping container.
Mar 19, 14
GM unveils a new Ecotec engine family, will be used in the 2015 Cruze
General Motors has unveiled their new generation of Ecotec small displacement engines.
Jan 15, 14
GM confirms plans to introduce 15 new or upgraded models in 2014
General Motors has announced plans to introduce 15 new or upgraded vehicles in 2014.
Jan 06, 14
Audi, GM, Honda & Hyundai embrace Google, will bring Android to cars
The era of awful infotainment systems could be coming to a close as Google, NVIDIA, Audi, General Motors, Honda and Hyundai have teamed up to create the Open Automotive Alliance.
Dec 31, 13
General Motors could buy Tesla in 2014, according to analyst
Yra Harris who is a trader for Praxis Trading told CNBC that General Motors will try to acquire Tesla next year.
Dec 16, 13
General Motors to launch a new compact EV with a 200 mile range in 2016 - report
General Motors CEO Dan Akerson has revealed some new details about the company's upcoming electric vehicle.
Dec 12, 13
GM to sell off stake in PSA Peugeot Citroen, alliance will continue... for now
General Motors has announced plans to sell off their entire 7 percent stake in PSA Peugeot Citroen.
Dec 10, 13
U.S. Treasury sells off last of GM stock, CEO Dan Akerson to retire
General Motors is closing a dark chapter in the company's history as the United States Treasury Department has sold its last shares in the automaker.
Oct 23, 13
GM & PSA Peugeot Citroen alliance on the skids as PSA backs out of the B-segment project
The alliance between General Motors and PSA Peugeot Citroën is on the skids as the latter company has put the B-common platform project "under review."
Oct 03, 13
GM creates a Tesla task force, will attempt to learn from the upstart automaker
We've already heard reports that General Motors is working on a new electric vehicle with a Tesla Model S-like range of 200 miles (322 km) but new details are starting to emerge about the company's Te...
Sep 27, 13
GM files a patent for a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission
American automakers haven't had the best luck with dual-clutch transmissions but that hasn't stopped General Motors from filing a patent for a new seven-speed gearbox.
Sep 17, 13
GM plotting Tesla Model S competitor with 200-mile range - report
A senior General Motors official revealed the automaker's plans for developing a 200-mile (322 km) range electric vehicle.
Jul 02, 13
GM & Honda team up for next-generation fuel cell development
General Motors and Honda have signed a "long-term definitive master agreement" to co-develop next-generation fuel cells and hydrogen storage systems.
Jun 27, 13
PSA Peugeot Citroen willing to give control to GM - report
PSA Peugeot Citroen's founding family is reportedly offering to give General Motors control of the company in return for a substantial investment.