General Motors is realigning responsibilities of two of its top executives, allowing GM President Dan Ammann to better concentrate on the automaker's development and deployment of autonomous vehicles. Ammann, who was already overseeing the operations, is relinquishing responsibilities for Cadillac and GM's global portfolio planning to product chief Mark Reuss.
GM is expanding its ACDelco and Genuine GM Parts operations with a $65 million processing center. The project represents GM's largest outlay for a U.S. warehousing and logistics operation in nearly 40 years.
When General Motors launches its certified collision repair program for dealerships and independent shops this summer, it will use the lessons learned from the Cadillac Aluminum Repair Network it rolled out two years ago.
It may resemble a Dodge Charger or Dart but look closely and you'll see styling cues from the Escala concept in what is expected to be the 2020 Cadillac CT5 sedan, a replacement for the ATS and CTS sedans.
GM has begun researching strategic options for Cruise Automation that include a public sale of shares, listing a separate tracking stock, or spinning off the unit, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. GM won't make a decision until Cruise is further along in development and may not take any action for a couple of years, if at all.
Tumbling diesel sales in Europe do not signal a grim future for the technology, a senior GM powertrain executive said, citing new evidence suggesting nitrogen oxide emissions can be cut to an absolute minimum.
General Motors and Honda are partnering again -- this time on the development of advanced batteries for electric vehicles. Under the deal, Honda will buy battery modules based on the next generation of GM's battery system.