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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.
Jun 11, 13
Judge dismisses Spyker lawsuit against GM
A U.S. federal judge has dismissed Spyker's $3 (€2.2 / £1.9) billion lawsuit against General Motors for interfering with Saab's affairs.
Jun 07, 13
2014 GM models gain free scheduled maintenance & RemoteLink Mobile access
General Motors has announced owners of 2014 models will receive a number of new benefits including free scheduled maintenance and access to RemoteLink Key Fob Services which will enable them to remote...
May 06, 13
GM considers showing ads on their infotainment systems - report
General Motors CEO Dan Akerson has revealed the company's 4G initiative could enable them to start selling ads that would be displayed on a vehicle's infotainment system.
Apr 15, 13
General Motors and Ford join forces for nine- and ten-speed automatic transmissions
General Motors and Ford are teaming up to jointly develop nine- and ten-speed automatic gearboxes.
Apr 12, 13
General Motors to invest 5.2 billion USD in Opel by 2016
General Motors' Chairman and CEO Dan Akerson announced plans of investing 4 billion EUR (5.2 billion USD) in Opel in the next four years.
Apr 10, 13
General Motors and Facebook are friends again
General Motors is back on Facebook almost a year after deciding to halt paid advertising on the social media website.
Apr 05, 13
General Motors confirms investing 332M to make more efficient engines and transmissions in U.S.
General Motors has disclosed plans about investing 332M USD for developing more fuel-efficient engines and transmissions.
Apr 05, 13
GM working on backup plan for its South Korean operations due to high tensions with North Korea
General Motors CEO Dan Akerson declared during a CNBC interview the automotive giant is making backup plans for its South Korean operations due to higher tensions with North Korea.
Mar 29, 13
Next-generation GM EVs to be larger, have unique styling - report
GM Korea CEO Sergio Rocha has confirmed the next-generation of electric vehicles will be larger than the Spark EV and have unique styling.
Mar 08, 13
GM confirms massive weight reductions, development of EV with up to 200 mile range
General Motors CEO Dan Akerson has revealed the company is developing an electric vehicle that could have a range of up to 200 miles (322 km).
Feb 28, 13
GM to boost plug-in hybrid production by 20 percent in 2013 - report
Bloomberg report indicates General Motors will increase plug-in production this year by 20 percent.
Feb 26, 13
General Motors 4G LTE support arriving for 2014MY
GM announced this week during 2013 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona plans of implementing 4G LTE support.
Jan 14, 13
General Motors CEO says Opel is not for sale
In an interview given to the press today at 2013 NAIAS, GM's CEO said "Opel is not for sale."