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GM to boost its small pickup output

GM to boost its small pickup output

General Motors plans to speed up the production of the Chevrolet Colorado midsize pickup to meet demand, a company executive said. Chevy trucks are in high demand and short supply has determined General Motors to build more vehicles at its Wentzville assembly line in Missouri. Therefore, there are some arrangements […]

GM puts on hold its Egypt operations

GM puts on hold its Egypt operations

General Motors has temporarily suspended its operations in Egypt due a currency crisis, a company source told Reuters. Import-dependent Egypt has been in economic crisis since the 2011 uprising and subsequent political turmoil drove foreign investors and tourists away. Dollar reserves have more than halved to 16.4 billion dollars since […]

GM sold used cars subject to recalls

GM sold used cars subject to recalls

General Motors and two car dealers settled US claims that they advertised numerous used vehicles without disclosing that certain cars offered for sale were subject to previously announced open recalls for safety issues. General Motors, Jim Koons Management and Lithia Motors Inc. have agreed to settle separate Federal Trade Commission […]

[Video] GM launches the Maven car-sharing brand

[Video] GM launches the Maven car-sharing brand

By starting its own brand, General Motors is aiming to become an important player in car ride-sharing services and also to compete with Uber. General Motors has aimed its focus on the car-sharing business lately. After the 500-million-dollar investment in Lyft – an Uber rival -and the assets acquisition of […]

General Motors buys another ride-sharing company

General Motors buys another ride-sharing company

Following a 500-million-dollar investment in Lyft, General Motors has bought the assets of the recently defunct Sidecar Technologies ride-sharing company. Ride-sharing companies are seen as a threat in the eyes of the automakers, especially with Uber being so successful and profitable. Unable to compete in the business, Sidecar has been […]

GM launches employee carpooling pilot program in China

GM launches employee carpooling pilot program in China

General Motors has introduced a carpooling pilot program for its employees in Shanghai, China, that enables them to arrange rides together, using a self-developed mobile app. The issues of global urban mobility are become more significant with every passing day and the automotive world is trying to find proper solutions […]