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  • GM invests $300 million in Chinese autonomous driving startup Momenta Sep 23, 2021 11:19 AM IST

    GM invests $300 million in Chinese autonomous driving startup Momenta

    In China, the world’s biggest car market, GM is making vehicles with SAIC Motor, which has also invested in Momenta. Momenta, which holds a permit for gathering high-definition maps in China, is also backed by Toyota Motor and Daimler AG.

  • Explained | After GM and Harley Davidson, why ford is exiting India? Sep 16, 2021 01:54 PM IST

    Explained | After GM and Harley Davidson, why ford is exiting India?

    US carmaker Ford has announced to shut down production in India due to mounting losses and lack of growth. But, this was not the only reason why the company had to exit India. Watch the video to know the factors that drove Ford and other auto majors out of India, and what it means for the country. What went wrong for Ford In India? What happens to the existing car owners? Let's find out.

  • Until 2023? Parts shortage will keep auto prices sky-high Sep 05, 2021 07:40 PM IST

    Until 2023? Parts shortage will keep auto prices sky-high

    Automakers have been considering shifting to an order-based distribution system rather than keeping huge supplies on dealer lots. But no one knows whether such a system would prove more efficient.

  • General Motors sues Ford for violating trademarked driver-assist technology used for self-driving cars Jul 24, 2021 10:47 PM IST

    General Motors sues Ford for violating trademarked driver-assist technology used for self-driving cars

    The firm has taken the action to protect the Cruise and Super-Cruise brands following Ford Motors in April had renamed its Co-Pilot360 automated driving system as Blue Cruise. Despite the talks, consensus on the issue had been unsuccessful, GM said in court documents that was filed on July 23.

  • General Motors to boost spending on electric vehicles 30%, add two new battery plants: Sources Jun 16, 2021 08:00 AM IST

    General Motors to boost spending on electric vehicles 30%, add two new battery plants: Sources

    As part of that spending, the No. 1 U.S. automaker will build two additional U.S. battery plants and move ahead some of its EV investments, said the sources, who asked not to be identified. In November, GM upped its spending plans from $20 billion, a figure that was announced in March before the COVID-19 pandemic shut down the auto industry.

  • GM profit surges to $2.98 billion on sales of higher-margin trucks May 05, 2021 05:50 PM IST

    GM profit surges to $2.98 billion on sales of higher-margin trucks

    The big profit increase was 12 times larger than the same period last year, when the start of the coronavirus pandemic forced automakers to shutter factories, limiting GM's net income to $247 million.

  • Joe Biden’s Push for Electric Cars: $174 Billion, 10 Years and a Bit of Luck Apr 01, 2021 05:29 PM IST

    Joe Biden’s Push for Electric Cars: $174 Billion, 10 Years and a Bit of Luck

    The $2 trillion infrastructure plan that he unveiled Wednesday is aimed at tackling climate change in part by spending up to $174 billion to encourage Americans to switch to cars and trucks that run on electricity, not gasoline or diesel. That is a large investment, but it might not be enough to push most Americans toward EVs.

  • General Motors union rejects ultimatum to accept severance packages, meet Maharashtra labour minister Feb 24, 2021 08:43 AM IST

    General Motors union rejects ultimatum to accept severance packages, meet Maharashtra labour minister

    General Motors India had told employees in a letter dated February 19 that they have time till February 23 to either accept the voluntary separation package or face a lawsuit

  • Explainer: What has gone wrong at General Motors India plant? Feb 23, 2021 06:38 PM IST

    Explainer: What has gone wrong at General Motors India plant?

    General Motors has sent a letter to its employees asking them to accept the voluntary separation package issued by it or be ready to face a lawsuit.

  • Thinking of an Electric Car? Take Your Choice Feb 21, 2021 10:52 PM IST

    Thinking of an Electric Car? Take Your Choice

  • Electric vehicles force carmakers to reinvent the wheel, and brakes, and mirrors Feb 04, 2021 10:39 PM IST

    Electric vehicles force carmakers to reinvent the wheel, and brakes, and mirrors

    The pronouncement is likely to apply more pressure on more automakers, both in the United States and abroad, to beef up their electric efforts, and on the fossil fuel industry to find alternatives to its oil and gasoline products.

  • General Motors hit by chip shortage, to cut production at four plants Feb 03, 2021 10:56 PM IST

    General Motors hit by chip shortage, to cut production at four plants

    GM said it will take down production entirely during the week of February 8 at plants in Fairfax, Kansas; Ingersoll, Ontario; and San Luis Potosi, Mexico.

  • General Motors warns Maharashtra govt’s move to block its exit could hit investment Jan 23, 2021 02:53 PM IST

    General Motors warns Maharashtra govt’s move to block its exit could hit investment

    General Motors stopped selling cars in India at the end of 2017 after years of low sales.

  • CES 2021 | Here're the weirdest gadgets showcased at the tech event Jan 16, 2021 04:11 PM IST

    CES 2021 | Here're the weirdest gadgets showcased at the tech event

    From a flying taxi to a wellness toilet, don't miss our list of the weirdest tech products displayed at CES 2021.

  • CES 2021 | General Motors unveils flying Cadillac concept car Jan 13, 2021 07:45 PM IST

    CES 2021 | General Motors unveils flying Cadillac concept car

    GM has shared very few details of the VTOL drone. What we do know is that it will be capable of carrying only one passenger at a time.

  • New campaign, and logo, for GM in a bid to electrify image Jan 10, 2021 07:48 PM IST

    New campaign, and logo, for GM in a bid to electrify image

    The campaign comes as stock market investors are enthralled with companies that make electric vehicles.

  • General Motors to close factory in Maharashtra; deal with Great Wall Motors awaits approval: Report Dec 21, 2020 02:50 PM IST

    General Motors to close factory in Maharashtra; deal with Great Wall Motors awaits approval: Report

    There are 1,800 salaried and hourly staff working at General Motors' plant that will close on December 24

  • GM, Ford turn to fast-payment programs to aid suppliers hit by shutdowns May 28, 2020 05:33 PM IST

    GM, Ford turn to fast-payment programs to aid suppliers hit by shutdowns

    Keeping small suppliers afloat financially is critical for the automakers as they try to restart North American factories and generate cash from sales of large pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles.

  • GM, Ford and Fiat Chrysler target May 18 US restart date: Wall Street Journal Apr 28, 2020 08:30 AM IST

    GM, Ford and Fiat Chrysler target May 18 US restart date: Wall Street Journal

    General Motors Co, Ford Motor Co and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV are targeting May 18 to resume some production at their US factories after shutting down plants in March due to the coronavirus outbreak

  • General Motors begins production of ventilators for US government Apr 15, 2020 07:40 AM IST

    General Motors begins production of ventilators for US government

    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded nine contracts totaling nearly $2.6 billion to produce 137,000 ventilators by the end of 2020 for the U.S. Strategic National Stockpile, including a contract to GM worth $489.4 million for 30,000 ventilators by the end of August after President Donald Trump invoked the Defense Production Act.

  • General Motors plans to extend shutdown of Brazil auto production by 60 days Apr 10, 2020 08:02 AM IST

    General Motors plans to extend shutdown of Brazil auto production by 60 days

    GM's plants in Brazil have been shuttered since March 30 when the company put its workers on furlough, but kept their pay intact as it made employees use up vacation days.

  • General Motors to lay off all 1,500 plant workers in Thailand following sale Feb 19, 2020 01:52 PM IST

    General Motors to lay off all 1,500 plant workers in Thailand following sale

    GM said on Monday it would sell its two plants in the eastern industrial province of Rayong to China's Great Wall Motor . Its latest moves to retreat from Asia also included winding down its Australian and New Zealand operations.

  • General Motors to wind down Australia, New Zealand operations, sell Thailand plant Feb 17, 2020 08:43 AM IST

    General Motors to wind down Australia, New Zealand operations, sell Thailand plant

    It also said China's Great Wall Motor Co Ltd had agreed to buy GM's Thailand manufacturing plant, a transaction expected to be completed by the end of 2020.

  • General Motors will restart China production from February 15 Feb 10, 2020 02:32 PM IST

    General Motors will restart China production from February 15

    The US automaker would have a staggered start of production across plants with local partners over the next two weeks, a company spokeswoman told Reuters.

  • GM rolls back 'radical' plan to offer only three-cylinder engines in some China cars: Sources Feb 05, 2020 12:26 PM IST

    GM rolls back 'radical' plan to offer only three-cylinder engines in some China cars: Sources

    Three-cylinder gasoline engines are cleaner and more fuel efficient than their conventional four-cylinder counterparts, and automakers are keen to promote them, particularly in China which has some of the world's most stringent fuel economy and emission rules.

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