<![CDATA[Worldcarfans: General Motors]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/category/general-motors<![CDATA[Worldcarfans: General Motors]]>http://content.worldcarfans.co/templates/0/18/images/feedlogo.gifhttp://www.worldcarfans.com/category/general-motors<![CDATA[Can old factory grounds be transformed into an autonomous hotbed?]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160203103607/can-old-factory-grounds-be-transformed-into-an-autonomous-hotbedMichigan Officials Envision 335-Acre Autonomous And Connected Car Testing Facility On Former GM Site ]]>Wed, 03 Feb 2016 22:00:01 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160203103607/can-old-factory-grounds-be-transformed-into-an-autonomous-hotbed<![CDATA[GM to reduce the number of platforms it develops, keep them in production longer]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160130103458/general-motors-to-reduce-the-number-of-platforms-it-develops-keep-them-in-production-longAutomotive platforms can costs of hundreds of millions of dollars to develop so General Motors is aiming to reduce the number of architecture its uses and nearly double the amount of time they remain in production. Speaking with Reuters, GM President Dan ]]>Sat, 30 Jan 2016 01:20:01 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160130103458/general-motors-to-reduce-the-number-of-platforms-it-develops-keep-them-in-production-long<![CDATA[Mother of GM ignition-switch victim: Let dealers speak up]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160120103126/mother-of-gm-ignition-switch-victim-let-dealers-speak-upIn the wake of the General Motors safety crisis, the mother of one ignition-switch victim is working with lawmakers to ensure motorists receive more information on vehicle defects from dealerships. ]]>Wed, 20 Jan 2016 16:00:02 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160120103126/mother-of-gm-ignition-switch-victim-let-dealers-speak-up<![CDATA[Mary Barra continues to break the glass ceiling, named GM Chairwoman]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160105102544/mary-barra-continues-to-break-the-glass-ceiling-named-gm-chairwomanGeneral Motors CEO Mary Barra continues to break the glass ceiling as the company's Board of Directors has unanimously elected her as the new Chairwoman. ]]>Tue, 05 Jan 2016 00:00:02 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160105102544/mary-barra-continues-to-break-the-glass-ceiling-named-gm-chairwoman<![CDATA[GM & Lyft team up to take on Uber with autonomous vehicles [video]]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160104102538/gm-lyft-team-up-to-take-on-uber-with-autonomous-vehicles-videoGeneral Motors and Lyft have announced a "long-term strategic alliance" to develop and deploy of a fleet of autonomous vehicles in the United States. ]]>Mon, 04 Jan 2016 20:00:02 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1160104102538/gm-lyft-team-up-to-take-on-uber-with-autonomous-vehicles-video<![CDATA[Why the Detroit Three should merge their engine operations]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151222102273/why-the-detroit-three-should-merge-their-engine-operationsFiat-Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne would love to see his company merge with General Motors. But GM's board of directors essentially told him to go pound sand. So now what? ]]>Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:40:01 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151222102273/why-the-detroit-three-should-merge-their-engine-operations<![CDATA[GM to reevaluate its lineup, could kill the Impala]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151019100248/gm-to-reevaluate-its-lineup-could-kill-the-impalaGeneral Motors CEO Mary Barra has revealed the company will reevaluate their lineup and which segments they compete in. ]]>Mon, 19 Oct 2015 22:00:00 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/1151019100248/gm-to-reevaluate-its-lineup-could-kill-the-impala<![CDATA[GM working on a fleet of autonomous Chevrolet Volts & a new fuel cell vehicle]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/115100199638/gm-working-on-a-fleet-of-autonomous-chevrolet-voltsGeneral Motors has announced plans to build a fleet of autonomous Chevrolet Volts. ]]>Thu, 01 Oct 2015 20:00:00 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/115100199638/gm-working-on-a-fleet-of-autonomous-chevrolet-volts<![CDATA[GM slapped with $900 million fine over ignition switch recall]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/115091799143/gm-slapped-with-900-million-fine-over-ignition-switchThe fallout from GM's ignition switch recall continues as the company has received a $900 (€795) million fine from the United States government. ]]>Thu, 17 Sep 2015 20:40:00 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/115091799143/gm-slapped-with-900-million-fine-over-ignition-switch<![CDATA[Sergio Marchionne gives up on a GM merger]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/115071596628/sergio-marchionne-gives-up-on-a-gm-mergerFiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne has apparently given up his quest to merge with General Motors. ]]>Wed, 15 Jul 2015 22:00:00 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/115071596628/sergio-marchionne-gives-up-on-a-gm-merger<![CDATA[GM announces a mysterious new model]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/115062295649/gm-announces-a-mysterious-new-modelGeneral Motors has announced plans to invest $245 (€215.8) million into their Orion Assembly plant to launch an all-new model that is "unlike any in the plant’s 32-year history." ]]>Mon, 22 Jun 2015 23:20:00 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/115062295649/gm-announces-a-mysterious-new-model<![CDATA[General Motors refused Sergio Marchionne's merger proposal with FCA]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/115052594321/general-motors-refused-sergio-marchionnes-merger-proposalThe New York Times is reporting General Motors is not interested in a merger with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. ]]>Mon, 25 May 2015 19:20:00 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/115052594321/general-motors-refused-sergio-marchionnes-merger-proposal<![CDATA[GM builds their 500 millionth vehicle]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/115050493210/gm-builds-their-500-millionth-vehicleGeneral Motors has built their 500 millionth vehicle. The production figure is the "the most of any automaker by far." ]]>Mon, 04 May 2015 21:20:00 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/115050493210/gm-builds-their-500-millionth-vehicle<![CDATA[General Motors announces $5.4 billion in factory investments]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/115050193125/general-motors-announces-54-billion-in-factory-investmentsGeneral Motors has announced it will invest $5.4 billion in US facilities ]]>Sat, 02 May 2015 00:40:00 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/115050193125/general-motors-announces-54-billion-in-factory-investments<![CDATA[Baojun 560 unveiled in Shanghai]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/115042092495/baojun-560-unveiled-in-shanghaiGeneral Motors has unveiled the Baojun 560 at the Shanghai Motor Show. ]]>Mon, 20 Apr 2015 18:40:00 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/115042092495/baojun-560-unveiled-in-shanghai<![CDATA[Cadillac introduces their new twin-turbo 3.0-liter V6 engine, will debut in the CT6 [video]]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/115032090887/cadillac-introduces-their-new-twin-turbo-30-literSet 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. ]]>Fri, 20 Mar 2015 19:00:00 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/115032090887/cadillac-introduces-their-new-twin-turbo-30-liter<![CDATA[Opel will exit Russia in December; Chevrolet range reduced]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/115031890753/opel-will-exit-russia-in-december-chevrolet-rangeGeneral Motors has announced plans to retire Opel from the Russian market in December this year. ]]>Wed, 18 Mar 2015 16:30:00 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/115031890753/opel-will-exit-russia-in-december-chevrolet-range<![CDATA[General Motors trademarks "Badlands" moniker]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/115022489408/general-motors-trademarks-badlands-monikerGeneral Motors has recently trademarked the "Badlands" moniker likely to be used on a high-performance truck. ]]>Tue, 24 Feb 2015 18:40:00 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/115022489408/general-motors-trademarks-badlands-moniker<![CDATA[General Motors says they don't miss Saturn, SAAB, Hummer or Pontiac]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/115012887980/general-motors-says-they-dont-miss-saturn-saab-hummerGeneral Motors CEO Mary Barra says the company doesn't miss any of the Saturn, SAAB, Hummer and Pontiac brands. ]]>Wed, 28 Jan 2015 20:40:00 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/115012887980/general-motors-says-they-dont-miss-saturn-saab-hummer<![CDATA[GM showcases the Dynamic Skip Fire system, promises to improve fuel economy by up to 15% [video]]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/115010586786/gm-showcases-the-dynamic-skip-fire-system-promises-toGeneral 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 models. ]]>Mon, 05 Jan 2015 22:40:00 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/115010586786/gm-showcases-the-dynamic-skip-fire-system-promises-to<![CDATA[GM vehicles to predict breakdowns before they occur]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/115010586768/gm-cars-to-predict-breakdowns-before-they-occurGeneral Motors has developed a new system which will help to predict breakdowns before they occur. ]]>Mon, 05 Jan 2015 18:00:00 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/115010586768/gm-cars-to-predict-breakdowns-before-they-occur<![CDATA[U.S. loses over $9 billion on Chrysler & GM bailouts]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/114123086562/us-loses-over-9-billion-on-chrysler--gm-bailoutsThe 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. ]]>Wed, 31 Dec 2014 00:40:00 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/114123086562/us-loses-over-9-billion-on-chrysler--gm-bailouts<![CDATA[General Motors, Jaguar Land Rover and Audi stop car sales in Russia amid ruble’s downfall]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/114121886099/general-motors-jaguar-land-rover-and-audi-stop-car-salesGeneral Motors, Jaguar Land Rover and Audi have temporarily stopped commercializing cars in Russia. ]]>Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:40:00 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/114121886099/general-motors-jaguar-land-rover-and-audi-stop-car-sales<![CDATA[General Motors trademarks 'Chevrolet Bolt' nameplate]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/114081579671/general-motors-trademarks-chevrolet-bolt-nameplateGeneral Motors has filed an application to trademark the "Chevrolet Bolt" and "Bolt" designations. ]]>Fri, 15 Aug 2014 11:30:00 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/114081579671/general-motors-trademarks-chevrolet-bolt-nameplate<![CDATA[Los Angeles Auto Show to host at least 25 world debuts]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/114080779370/los-angeles-auto-show-to-host-at-least-25-world-debutsThe 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. ]]>Thu, 07 Aug 2014 18:40:00 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/114080779370/los-angeles-auto-show-to-host-at-least-25-world-debuts<![CDATA[GM to launch additional diesel-powered models in the United States]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/114080579247/gm-to-launch-additional-diesel-powered-models-in-the-unitedGeneral Motors' Vice President of Global Powertrain has revealed plans to launch more diesel-powered vehicles in the United States. ]]>Tue, 05 Aug 2014 19:20:00 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/114080579247/gm-to-launch-additional-diesel-powered-models-in-the-united<![CDATA[GM Baojun 730 unveiled in China with a Lotus-tuned suspension]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/114073179057/gm-baojun-730-unveiled-in-china-with-a-lotus-tuned-suspensionGM'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. ]]>Thu, 31 Jul 2014 20:40:00 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/114073179057/gm-baojun-730-unveiled-in-china-with-a-lotus-tuned-suspension<![CDATA[GM speeds up development of the next-generation Chevrolet Silverado & GMC Sierra - report]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/114072978949/gm-speeds-up-development-of-the-next-generation-chevroletWe'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 and GMC Sierra. ]]>Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:40:00 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/114072978949/gm-speeds-up-development-of-the-next-generation-chevrolet<![CDATA[LG confirms battery with 200 mile range, will likely be used by GM]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/114072278596/lg-confirms-battery-with-200-mile-range-will-likely-beLG 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. ]]>Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:10:00 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/114072278596/lg-confirms-battery-with-200-mile-range-will-likely-be<![CDATA[Explosion at General Motors plant kills one, injures eight]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/114070277573/explosion-at-general-motors-plant-kills-one-injures-eightA chemical explosion at General Motors’ stamping plant in Marion, Indiana, the USA, killed one person, while eight others were injured ]]>Wed, 02 Jul 2014 14:50:00 GMT +2http://www.worldcarfans.com/114070277573/explosion-at-general-motors-plant-kills-one-injures-eight