Cadillac offering buyouts to 400 smaller U.S. dealersFri, 23, Sep 2016
Cadillac is offering its 400 smallest U.S. dealers as much as $180,000 if they would rather give up their franchise than make the investment necessary to meet a host of new standards being imposed by the brand.
Eric Peterson, GM's diversity VP, will retire Oct. 1Fri, 23, Sep 2016
Eric Peterson, General Motors' vice president of U.S. diversity dealer relations, will retire effective Oct. 1. A successor for the 40-year GM veteran has not been named, a GM spokesman said.
Chevy will equip next Equinox with diesel engine in global pushThu, 22, Sep 2016
The 2018 Chevrolet Equinox will be shorter and lighter than the model it replaces and will be the first compact crossover offered in the U.S. with a diesel engine, General Motors said late Thursday.
Postal Service names six finalists to design next delivery vehicleThu, 22, Sep 2016
The U.S. Postal Service has named six companies as finalists in a competition to design its delivery vehicle of the future. A total of $37.4 million will be divided among the six companies, which will produce about 50 prototypes.
Unifor's Dias mulls Ford or FCA as next target; details of GM agreement emergeWed, 21, Sep 2016
Unifor President Jerry Dias said today there is no definitive timetable as to when he will select the union's next negotiating target, as details about the tentative pact with General Motors begin to emerge. Dias said he will sit down with both Ford and FCA to discuss Unifor's deal with GM before deciding which company to negotiate with next.
GM Oshawa will finish pickup assembly under labor deal, report saysWed, 21, Sep 2016
General Motors will use its Oshawa, Ontario, assembly plant to expand production of pickups for the North American market if a tentative agreement with Canadian auto workers is ratified, sources familiar with Canadian labor negotiations told Reuters.
GM affirms profit and cost cutting targetsWed, 21, Sep 2016
GM affirmed its forecast for 2016 profit of up to $6.00 per share and said it expected to exceed its cost-savings target of $5.5 billion by 2018 as the automaker unveiled a new effort to convince investors of its value.
Buick-GMC dealership, three others, indicted in Pa. for fraudulent loan schemeThu, 15, Sep 2016
A federal grand jury has indicted a western Pennsylvania dealership and three men accused of wire fraud stemming from submitting bogus loan applications.
Unifor says GM investment deal puts Ford, FCA on noticeTue, 20, Sep 2016
A tentative labor deal with General Motors shows the onus Canada's autoworkers union will put on new investment in upcoming talks with Ford Motor Co. and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, the union's head said today.
Chevy Bolt EV to be priced at $37,495 before tax credit, GM saysTue, 20, Sep 2016
The Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicle will have a starting price of $37,495, including shipping, making it $29,995 after a federal tax credit available to many buyers, General Motors said today.
GM labor deal in Canada promises higher pay, new productsTue, 20, Sep 2016
The framework for a tentative contract between General Motors and Canadian union Unifor could result in hundreds of millions of dollars in investments at GM factories in Ontario, including new product commitments, raises for employees and full-time status for temporary workers.
How much cleaner is an electric car? Depends on where you areTue, 20, Sep 2016
How much cleaner are electric cars than the fossil-fuel powered alternative? The answer depends on exactly where you charge the batteries.