<![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[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 +3http://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 +3http://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 +3http://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 +3http://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 +3http://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 +3http://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 +3http://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 +3http://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 +3http://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 +3http://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 +3http://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 +3http://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 +3http://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 +3http://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 +3http://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 +3http://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 +3http://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 +3http://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 +3http://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 +3http://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 +3http://www.worldcarfans.com/114070277573/explosion-at-general-motors-plant-kills-one-injures-eight<![CDATA[GM fined a record $35 million over ignition switch recall]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/114051675400/gm-fined-a-record-35-million-over-ignition-switch-recallThe National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has fined General Motors a record $35 (€25.5 / £20.8) million for their botched ignition switch recall. ]]>Fri, 16 May 2014 19:40:00 GMT +3http://www.worldcarfans.com/114051675400/gm-fined-a-record-35-million-over-ignition-switch-recall<![CDATA[GM turning a shipping container into a house]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/114043074338/gm-turning-a-shipping-container-into-a-houseGeneral Motors’ Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant is teaming up with the Michigan Urban Farming Initiative (MUFI) to build a house from a shipping container. ]]>Wed, 30 Apr 2014 20:50:00 GMT +3http://www.worldcarfans.com/114043074338/gm-turning-a-shipping-container-into-a-house<![CDATA[GM unveils a new Ecotec engine family, will be used in the 2015 Cruze]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/114031972036/gm-unveils-a-new-ecotec-engine-family-will-be-used-inGeneral Motors has unveiled their new generation of Ecotec small displacement engines. ]]>Wed, 19 Mar 2014 22:30:00 GMT +3http://www.worldcarfans.com/114031972036/gm-unveils-a-new-ecotec-engine-family-will-be-used-in<![CDATA[GM confirms plans to introduce 15 new or upgraded models in 2014]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/114011568802/gm-confirms-plans-to-introduce-15-new-or-upgraded-modelsGeneral Motors has announced plans to introduce 15 new or upgraded vehicles in 2014. ]]>Wed, 15 Jan 2014 20:30:00 GMT +3http://www.worldcarfans.com/114011568802/gm-confirms-plans-to-introduce-15-new-or-upgraded-models<![CDATA[Audi, GM, Honda & Hyundai embrace Google, will bring Android to cars]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/114010668348/audi-gm-honda--hyundai-embrace-google-will-bring-androidThe 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. ]]>Mon, 06 Jan 2014 18:20:00 GMT +3http://www.worldcarfans.com/114010668348/audi-gm-honda--hyundai-embrace-google-will-bring-android<![CDATA[General Motors could buy Tesla in 2014, according to analyst]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/113123168095/general-motors-could-buy-tesla-in-2014-according-to-analystYra Harris who is a trader for Praxis Trading told CNBC that General Motors will try to acquire Tesla next year. ]]>Tue, 31 Dec 2013 10:00:00 GMT +3http://www.worldcarfans.com/113123168095/general-motors-could-buy-tesla-in-2014-according-to-analyst<![CDATA[General Motors to launch a new compact EV with a 200 mile range in 2016 - report]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/113121667569/general-motors-to-launch-a-new-compact-ev-with-a-200-mileGeneral Motors CEO Dan Akerson has revealed some new details about the company's upcoming electric vehicle. ]]>Mon, 16 Dec 2013 22:00:00 GMT +3http://www.worldcarfans.com/113121667569/general-motors-to-launch-a-new-compact-ev-with-a-200-mile<![CDATA[GM to sell off stake in PSA Peugeot Citroen, alliance will continue... for now]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/113121267463/gm-to-sell-off-stake-in-psa-peugeot-citroen-alliance-willGeneral Motors has announced plans to sell off their entire 7 percent stake in PSA Peugeot Citroen. ]]>Thu, 12 Dec 2013 23:00:00 GMT +3http://www.worldcarfans.com/113121267463/gm-to-sell-off-stake-in-psa-peugeot-citroen-alliance-will<![CDATA[U.S. Treasury sells off last of GM stock, CEO Dan Akerson to retire]]>http://www.worldcarfans.com/113121067323/us-treasury-sells-off-last-of-gm-stock-ceo-dan-akersonGeneral 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. ]]>Tue, 10 Dec 2013 18:00:00 GMT +3http://www.worldcarfans.com/113121067323/us-treasury-sells-off-last-of-gm-stock-ceo-dan-akerson