GM Canada purchases Toronto property to house “mobility campus”
Will house new office, research and development facilities.
GM uses recycled water bottles for Chevy Equinox part
Plastic flake is also being used as insulation to make coats for the homeless.
GM recalling 473K trucks and SUVs in for brake pedal problem
The automaker says a on a pivot mechanism can come loose, causing the brake pedal to loosen and possibly become inoperative.
NA, China power GM to record $9.7B profit
49,600 hourly workers will get $11,000 profit-sharing checks on Feb. 26.
Foreign investment ‘key priority’ for growth, jobs, Trudeau says
Prime Minister using time in Davos to sell the world on more than Canada’s natural resources.
US government developing self-driving car policies
US Department of Transportation is also creating a model for states to follow if they decide to allow autonomous cars on public roads.
First trial begins over GM ignition switch recall
Trial is one of six scheduled to narrow legal issues to settle cases of more than 1,000 people
Auto sales set record in 2015
Nearly 1.9 million new vehicles sold.
General Motors board names CEO Barra chairman
Barra replaces Theodore Solso effective immediately.
GM invests $500M in Lyft to speed up self-driving car development
Companies planning network of US hubs where Lyft drivers can rent GM vehicles.
Michigan, GM agree to cap lucrative tax credits
Detroit-based automaker has committed to investing $1 billion in its home state by 2030.
GM plans to sell Chinese Buick SUV in US next year
Automaker says Envision mid-size not economically feasible to build in another country at current sales projections
2016 Chevrolet Volt wins ‘Green Car of the Year’ award at LA Auto Show
Electric car praised for its extended range.
Plaintiffs can seek punitive damages in GM ignition switch scandal, judge rules
Ruling could open GM to large jury verdicts because it admitted to knowing about the faulty switches for a decade or more.
UAW, GM reach new contract agreement, avoiding strike
Agreement covers 52,600 US auto workers at 62 GM facilities in the US.