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April 30, 2015  

GM to invest $5.4B in US factories over next 3 years

Investments expected to add 650 jobs, automaker says.

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September 27, 2013  

Ford acquires software startup Livio to get more smartphone apps into cars

Livio develops software that lets drivers connect to their smartphones through their car radios or dashboard infotainment systems.

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April 11, 2013  

China’s March auto sales up 13.3%, Japanese brands suffer more decline

Communist government promoting auto manufacturing, but still fine-tuning policies to encourage smaller, fuel-efficient vehicle sales.

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December 19, 2012  

GM spends $5.5B to buy back shares from US government

Automake’s purchase of 200 million shares still leaves government $21B short of breaking even.

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November 15, 2012  

GM plans 500,000 vehicles with electrification on roads by 2017

Automaker will focus development activities on plug-in technologies, says product development boss.

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September 10, 2012  

Nissan rolls out low-priced Chinese brand

The Venucia R50 hatchback will sell for as little as $10,760.

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August 24, 2012  

GM invests $220 million in Ohio plants

Automaker updating plants and preserving jobs to build next generation Chevy Cruze.

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July 12, 2012  

Struggling Peugeot-Citroen cuts 8,000 French jobs, shutters plant

Job cuts and plant closure part of a restructuring plan to save $1.9 billion a year.

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June 25, 2012  

GM in hot water over Cruze fires

Automaker recalls more than 500,000 of its uber-popular compact sedan over fluid leak fires.

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June 13, 2012  

GM CEO says automaker making strides in Europe

Restructuring in Poland, England and Germany has company hopeful it will turn operations around overseas.

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April 25, 2012  

China’s electric car struggles

Low EV sales cause the Asian country to cut back on investments and buyer incentives.

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October 31, 2011  

GM invests $385 million in Michigan engine plant

Investment will create 320 jobs at plant that manufactures engines for GM trucks and vans