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General Motors Canada Switches to Quarterly Sales Reports

General Motors Canada Switches to Quarterly Sales Reports

In the past year, General Motors made the decision to report its U.S. sales on a quarterly basis, rather than monthly. Shortly after the policy change for its U.S. sales reports was announced, GM did the same for its Chinese sales reports. Now, GM is getting ready to carry this policy change over to another […]

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Gerald Johnson: General Motors North America Manufacturing VP

Gerald Johnson: General Motors North America Manufacturing VP

Photo: General Motors The automotive industry is filled with hard workers, innovators, and trailblazers, and Gerald Johnson is no exception. From East Cleveland to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, to the upper echelons of GM, Johnson has honed his engineering and leadership skills — and he continues to give back as a mentor and volunteer. […]

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General Motors Lends Support to Operation Smile Vietnam

General Motors Lends Support to Operation Smile Vietnam

Chevrolet Vietnam is continuing its mission of bringing joy into the lives of children with facial deformities by supporting Operation Smile Vietnam for a fifth year. The program provides free screenings and corrective surgery for 50 Vietnamese children born with deformities such as cleft palate and cleft lip, all of which will be provided in […]

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General Motors: An Early History

General Motors: An Early History

GM Technical Center in Warren, MichiganGeneral Motors is one of the largest automakers in the U.S., with big name brands like Chevy, Buick, GMC, and Cadillac under its umbrella. But how did GM get its start, and how did it become such an automotive icon? Why Buick? Reasons to buy the a luxury model How […]

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General Motors Employee Played Key Role in Thai Cave Rescue

General Motors Employee Played Key Role in Thai Cave Rescue

Ruengrit Changkwanyuen is a trained cave diver and a GM IT worker

A General Motors employee played a key role in the recent rescue of 12 boys who were trapped in a flooded Thai cave. Ruengrit Changkwanyuen is an information technology launch manager at GM’s Thailand Rayong Plant, and he’s also an experienced cave diver. After seeing the news on TV, he volunteered his services to the […]

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General Motors CEO Answers 4th-Grade Girl’s Letter, Makes Her Day

General Motors CEO Answers 4th-Grade Girl’s Letter, Makes Her Day

General Motors CEO Mary Barra recently made a little girl’s day — and maybe even influenced the direction of her future. As part of an assignment for her fourth-grade class, North Carolina 10-year-old Brianna White had to write a letter to an important public figure or celebrity, with the goal of getting a response. Brianna […]

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General Motors Announces a Pair of Executive Promotions

General Motors Announces a Pair of Executive Promotions

Two recent personnel moves will bring new leaders to General Motors’ efforts in North America and around the world. John P. Roth will be the new president and managing director of GM Africa and Middle East operations. Roth has worked for GM since 1991. He is currently the vice president of GM Canada Marketing, Sales, […]

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General Motors Promotes Kimberly Brycz to Lead Global HR

General Motors Promotes Kimberly Brycz to Lead Global HR

General Motors’ new head of global human resources is a nationally recognized leader in the automotive industry. Kimberly Brycz was appointed Wednesday as the senior vice president of Global Human Resources. Previously, she was GM’s executive director of Global Product Purchasing, a position she took over in 2013. In 2010 and 2015, Automotive News honored […]

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General Motors CEO Announces Plans to Expand Chevrolet Bolt EV Production

General Motors CEO Announces Plans to Expand Chevrolet Bolt EV Production

Drivers are hungry for more Chevrolet Bolt EVs, and General Motors is planning to ramp up production to satisfy the market’s appetite. GM Chairman and CEO Mary Barra made the announcement Wednesday during her speech at the annual CERAWeek energy conference in Houston. Barra said increased Bolt production at the Detroit-area Orion Assembly plant would […]

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General Motors Is Using Its Big GMC Profits to Invest in EV and Driverless Development

General Motors Is Using Its Big GMC Profits to Invest in EV and Driverless Development

The profitable GMC brand is giving General Motors extra breathing room to pursue development of electric and driverless vehicles. An article in The Wall Street Journal today traces the ascendancy of GMC among GM brands, to the tune of about $24 billion in revenue for 2017. What’s GMC’s secret? According to the WSJ, the brand has […]

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General Motors Canada Sees Best January Sales Since 2008

General Motors Canada Sees Best January Sales Since 2008

Despite the cold of January, General Motors Canada got off to a hot start in 2018. The automaker delivered 15% year-over-year growth overall with 16,791 vehicles delivered, retail sales leapt 12.4% year-over-year at 12,185 vehicles delivered, and fleet deliveries totaled 4,606 vehicles for 22.3% growth. This allowed GM Canada to claim its best January sales […]

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General Motors Sees 14.5% Sales Growth in China to Start 2018

General Motors Sees 14.5% Sales Growth in China to Start 2018

General Motors started its year in China with a 14.5% year-over-year jump in sales, delivering a total of 367,712 between its brands and the brands of its joint ventures. But for Wuling, every GM brand delivered year-over-year sales volume increases; Cadillac, Chevrolet, and Baojun all saw double-digit growth. Cadillac delivered a record 20,222 vehicles in January, […]

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General Motors Sees 20% Year-Over-Year Gain in Crossover Sales in January

General Motors Sees 20% Year-Over-Year Gain in Crossover Sales in January

General Motors followed up its earning of the auto industry’s fastest-growing automaker for crossover sales in 2017 by delivering an impressive 20% year-over-year gain in January. Overall, GM’s sales totaled 198,548 vehicles to start off 2018, up 1.3% year-over-year and rising on the strength of solid months from Buick and Chevrolet. At retail, General Motors’ […]

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Get Stoked for General Motors’ 2018 Earnings Forecast, Y’all

Get Stoked for General Motors’ 2018 Earnings Forecast, Y’all

Sure, you’re probably still quite excited by all of the neat reveals out of Detroit this week, but that was just an hors d’oeuvres to prepare your palate for the real meal: earnings projections. *“Are You Ready for This” starts playing from a boombox somewhere nearby* General Motors today revealed that it expects earnings in […]

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General Motors Was Canada’s Top Automaker at Retail in 2017

General Motors Was Canada’s Top Automaker at Retail in 2017

General Motors finished out 2017 as Canada’s top automaker in terms of retail sales, with deliveries up 15.2% from 2016 at a total of 232,057 vehicles. Total sales for the automaker were also up considerably, rising 13.3% from 2016’s final tally of 267,341 vehicles to a total of 302,826 vehicles. GM achieved this with a […]

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General Motors Mexico Supporting 11 Teams in 2018 FIRST POWER UP Challenge

General Motors Mexico Supporting 11 Teams in 2018 FIRST POWER UP Challenge

General Motors de México this month revealed that it will take part in the 2018 FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition Season, a global robotics competition, to support 11 student teams that were assisted in their aims by company volunteers. GM Mexico also contributed 60 kits of parts to be used […]

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General Motors Sold a Record 4 Million+ Vehicles in China in 2017

General Motors Sold a Record 4 Million+ Vehicles in China in 2017

General Motors reached an unprecedented level of sales success in China for 2017, surpassing a total of 4 million vehicles sold for the first time in company history. GM and its joint ventures delivered 4,040,789 vehicles throughout 2017, up 4.4% from the prior year and making China General Motors’ biggest retail market on the planet […]

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Products and Development in China Key to General Motors’ Zero-Emissions Vision

Products and Development in China Key to General Motors’ Zero-Emissions Vision

Key to General Motors’s recently-announced plans to launch 20 new all-electric vehicles by 2023 and pave the way for a future of zero-emission driving will be the automaker’s efforts in China. GM and its joint ventures in the world’s largest new vehicle market offers more domestically-built electrified passenger vehicle options than any automaker in the […]

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