General Motors American automotive manufacturing company
General Motors Company, commonly referred to as General Motors ( GM), is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Detroit that designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes vehicles and vehicle parts, and sells financial services, with global headquarters in Detroit's Renaissance Center. It was originally founded by William C. Durant on September 16, 1908 as a holding company. The company is the largest American automobile manufacturer, and one of the world's largest. As of 2019, General Motors is ranked #13 on the Fortune 500 rankings of the largest United States corporations by total revenue.
S&P jumps 3% on vaccine hopes U.S. stocks soared Monday, and the S&P 500 closed at a 10-week high. As Fred Katayama reports, encouraging data for a potential coronavirus vaccine and the promise of more stimulus for the economy sent.. Credit: Reuters Studio Duration: 01:37 Published 6 days ago
U.S. auto plants restart their engines The U.S. auto industry slowly returned to life Monday. As Fred Katayama reports, some assembly plants reopened after the two-month lockdown. Credit: Reuters Studio Duration: 00:59 Published 6 days ago
Employers wary of 'immunity' tests as they move to reopen U.S. employers have cooled to the idea of testing workers for possible immunity to the coronavirus as they prepare to reopen factories and other workplaces. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez. Credit: Reuters Studio Duration: 02:11 Published 1 week ago
U.S. auto workers return to assembly lines Factory workers began returning to assembly lines in Michigan on Monday (May 11), paving the way to reopen the U.S. auto sector but stoking fears of a second wave of coronavirus infections as strict.. Credit: Reuters Studio Duration: 01:49 Published 2 weeks ago
Trade worries drive Dow, S&P down The S&P 500 and the Dow fell on Wednesday but the Nasdaq ended higher. The indexes pulled back late in the session after U.S. President Donald Trump said China may or may not keep a trade deal between.. Credit: Reuters Studio Duration: 01:18 Published 3 weeks ago
Self-driving cars find use in challenging times After being sidelined as non-essential businesses, some self-driving car companies can put their vehicles back on the roads to make food and other deliveries - a win-win scenario that allows them to.. Credit: Reuters Studio Duration: 01:47 Published on April 29, 2020
GM suspends dividends, buybacks General Motors said Monday it has suspended its quarterly cash dividend and its share buybacks to save cash in the face of the coronavirus crisis that has severely hurt global auto sales. Fred Katayama.. Credit: Reuters Studio Duration: 01:07 Published on April 27, 2020
Automakers make push to reopen plants Global automakers reeling from the COVID-19 pandemic are accelerating efforts to restart factories from Wuhan to Maranello to Michigan, using safety protocols developed for China and U.S. ventilator.. Credit: Reuters Studio Duration: 01:55 Published on April 9, 2020
GM gets $500 mln ventilator contract The United States awarded General Motors a $489 million contract Wednesday to produce ventilators to treat severely sick coronavirus patients. Fred Katayama reports. Credit: Reuters Studio Duration: 01:05 Published on April 8, 2020
Tesla engineers show off prototype ventilator Tesla engineers have shown off a prototype ventilator that founder Elon Musk says will be supplied free to U.S. hospitals. Julian Satterthwaite reports. Credit: Reuters Studio Duration: 01:32 Published on April 6, 2020
Trump uses defence mechanism to ensure ventilator production US President Donald Trump invokes defence mechanism to compel General Motors to make ventilators. Mr Trump said: "This afternoon, I invoke the Defence Production Act to compel General Motors to accept,.. Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO Duration: 00:47 Published on March 28, 2020
Trump tells GM to make ventilators amid patient surge U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday invoked emergency powers to require General Motors to build much-needed ventilators as U.S. hospitals brace for a patient surge. Lisa Bernhard has more. Credit: Reuters Studio Duration: 03:16 Published on March 28, 2020
Trump invoking Defense Production Act to acquire more ventilators U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said that he is invoking the Defense Production Act to require General Motors Co to build much-needed ventilators for coronavirus patients after he accused the.. Credit: Reuters Studio Duration: 01:58 Published on March 27, 2020
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Autoworkers Are Returning as Carmakers Gradually Crank Up Factories After being idle for nearly two months, G.M., Ford and Fiat Chrysler will restart assembly plants on Monday with masks, gloves and curtains. NYTimes.com - Published 1 week ago
Auto Plant Shutdown Spares an Essential: Corvette Parts Big U.S. automakers have kept the lights on at a few factories, including a General Motors plant in Indiana making the Corvette chassis. NYTimes.com - Published 3 weeks ago
Pence wears face mask as he tours Indiana plant This time, he wore a mask. Vice President Mike Pence donned a face covering as he toured a General Motors/Ventec ventilator production facility in Indiana. He had come under fire for failing to wear.. USATODAY.com - Published 3 weeks ago
Ford, GM and FCA under gun to restart, rebound before cash dries up It's costing automakers millions to be idle. They have all taken measures to shore up cash to get through it, but here's how long can they last.
USATODAY.com - Published on April 29, 2020 General Motors workers step up to make masks Hundreds of workers at General Motors and other auto companies have gone back to work to make face shields, surgical masks and ventilators in a wartime-like effort to stem shortages of protective gear.. USATODAY.com - Published on April 23, 2020
GM's trim specialists have gone from sewing car seats to protecting lives Some GM trim specialists are calling on their backgrounds sewing car seats, furniture and even traditional tailoring to make medical gowns.
USATODAY.com - Published on April 20, 2020
GM begins production of ventilators for U.S. government General Motors Co said on Tuesday it had started producing ventilators in the volume needed to treat severely ill coronavirus patients and would deliver the first batch of the medical equipment to the.. Reuters - Published on April 14, 2020
GM says it is ready to deliver first batch of critical care ventilators General Motors Co said on Tuesday the first batch of ventilators needed to treat severely sick coronavirus patients were ready for delivery to the United States government. Reuters - Published on April 14, 2020 US military medics in NYC, Ellen DeGeneres returns to TV, GM face masks: 5 things to know Monday US military medical personnel deploy to New York, Ellen DeGeneres and Wendy Williams are returning to TV and more news you need to know Monday.
USATODAY.com - Published on April 6, 2020
GM partners with Honda to make two new electric vehicles at GM plants GM and Honda will partner to develop two all-new electric vehicles for Honda, based on GM's global EV platform powered by Ultium batteries.
USATODAY.com - Published on April 3, 2020
GM turns shuttered Warren plant into face mask supplier GM is seeking paid volunteers from its workforce to start making face masks at its once-idled Warren Transmission plant in Michigan starting Monday.
USATODAY.com - Published on March 31, 2020
Trump’s Virus Defense Is Often an Attack, and the Target Is Often a Woman Now part of the long list of women the president has insulted: a governor, a reporter, the head of General Motors and, of course, the House speaker. NYTimes.com - Published on March 31, 2020
Inside G.M.’s Race to Build Ventilators Before Trump’s Attack The automaker and its partner, Ventec, had spent more than a week figuring out how to make thousands of the lifesaving devices when the White House said G.M. was “wasting time.” NYTimes.com - Published on March 30, 2020 Trump's attack on GM over ventilators quickly turns to praise President Donald Trump, who excoriated General Motors Co on Friday and invoked emergency powers to compel the production of badly needed ventilators to tackle the coronavirus pandemic, has abruptly.. Reuters - Published on March 30, 2020
Trump tells GM: Stop 'wasting time', build ventilators to address coronavirus U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday invoked emergency powers to require General Motors Co to build much-needed ventilators for coronavirus patients after he accused the largest U.S. automaker of.. Reuters - Published on March 27, 2020 Trump drags GM, Ford into political war over ventilators to fight coronavirus General Motors Co and Ford Motor Co got dragged into the political war over much-needed ventilators for coronavirus patients Friday as U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out at the automakers for.. Reuters - Published on March 27, 2020
Trump blasts GM, Ford over ventilators; could order action U.S. President Donald Trump blasted General Motors Co and Ford Motor Co on Friday, calling on the two U.S. automakers to quickly build badly needed ventilators for COVID-19 patients and suggesting he.. Reuters - Published on March 27, 2020 Trump says GM efforts 'never seem to work out' President Donald Trump criticized General Motors on Friday and cited the Defense Production Act after saying the automaker reduced the number of ventilators it said that it could provide to hospitals.. Reuters - Published on March 27, 2020
Trump Administration Pulls Back From $1 Billion Coronavirus Ventilator Deal A deal with General Motors and Ventec Life Systems to produce tens of thousands of the critical lifesaving devices seemed imminent. Then the announcement was pulled back. NYTimes.com - Published on March 27, 2020 Trump Bets Business Will Answer Call to Fight Virus, but Strategy Bewilders Firms It remains unclear if the effort to enlist companies like General Motors, Apple and Hanes constitutes an effective strategy. NYTimes.com - Published on March 23, 2020
Ford, GM, Tesla getting 'go ahead' to make ventilators: Trump U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that U.S. automakers Ford Motor Co, General Motors Co and Tesla Inc had been given the green light to produce ventilators and other items needed during the.. Reuters - Published on March 22, 2020 Ford, General Motors, Fiat Chrysler agree to close all US plants due to coronavirus "By taking a shutdown ... we protect UAW members, their families and the community," said President Rory Gamble.
USATODAY.com - Published on March 18, 2020
GM, Ford say employees have tested positive for Covid-19 General Motors Co and Ford Motor Co said on Tuesday they each have had one employee, both working at U.S. engineering centers, test positive for coronavirus. Reuters - Published on March 17, 2020 GM employee at Michigan tech center tests positive for coronavirus General Motors Co said on Tuesday an employee at its Michigan technical center tested positive for coronavirus. Reuters - Published on March 17, 2020
GM unveils 10 future EVs, new batteries and its plan to beat Tesla GM showed its EV plans to reporters, revealing 10 new electric vehicles and a new battery it developed to reduce its cost to put people in EVs.
USATODAY.com - Published on March 5, 2020 Here's when you can preorder, and see, GMC's new Hummer electric pickup General Motors provided dealers with information about selling the new all-electric Hummer pickup and says it will start taking preorders in May.
USATODAY.com - Published on March 4, 2020
GM engineer went from recording Jennifer Lopez to creating car sounds Meet the GM engineer who left the rock 'n' roll world working with J. Lo and others to reinvent the sounds inside Cadillac cars and GM's future EVs.
USATODAY.com - Published on March 1, 2020 Tables, footrests, smart speakers: Self-driving cars could become the living rooms of the future Nissan, BMW and GM have shown off self driving cars with spacious, adjustable interiors that are reminiscent of boutique hotels.
USATODAY.com - Published on February 25, 2020
GM to restart production in China from Feb. 15 General Motors said on Monday it would restart production in from Feb. 15 in China, where the country is dealing with a coronavirus epidemic which has killed more than 900 people. Reuters - Published on February 10, 2020 GM put 2019 pickup owners at risk with brake defects, safety expert says GM tells 160,000 owners of 2019 pickups to not drive if they see brake warnings on their dash. Safety experts say the alert should have been sooner.
USATODAY.com - Published on February 7, 2020
The 'lost Corvettes' are revealed: Forgotten for decades, rare Corvette collection to be given away Thirty-six rare Corvettes, one for each of the first 36 years of the General Motors sports car, will be given away in a sweepstakes.
USATODAY.com - Published on January 26, 2020 If you're up for riding in a robotaxi, General Motors' Cruise wants you to meet Origin — at some point General Motors' Cruise unveils a boxy robotaxi for ride-sharing, though no word on when consumers can start hailing them.
USATODAY.com - Published on January 22, 2020
GM to revive Hummer name, but not the brand, in a new all-electric pickup GM is reviving the Hummer name, building an all-electric pickup to be sold in early 2022.
USATODAY.com - Published on January 10, 2020 General Motors shocks nearly 1,000 temp workers with full-time promotions; Ford promotes 592 Ford Motor Co. also moved 592 temporary workers to permanent full-time status on Monday, the UAW said
USATODAY.com - Published on January 8, 2020
Larry David says former Jets GM laughed at him when he told him to draft Lamar Jackson Larry David is a huge Jets fan. And, apparently, pretty, pretty, pretty good at evaluating young QB talent. He told ex-GM to take Lamar Jackson
USATODAY.com - Published on January 8, 2020 Why SUVs are getting bigger and bigger: GM, Toyota, Ford enlarge hefty vehicles GM's decision to bulk up the Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe makes the automaker the latest to enlarge already-big SUVs. Why? Americans want more space.
USATODAY.com - Published on December 27, 2019
Why GM is developing technology for self-driving vehicles for the US military GM is gambling that the military will want to buy its car technology to use on military vehicles. That's why the automaker started GM Defense.
USATODAY.com - Published on December 22, 2019 U.S. agency upgrades probe into 1.7 million GM vehicles The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said Tuesday it is upgrading an investigation into 1.7 million General Motors Co vehicles for windshield wiper failures. Reuters - Published on December 17, 2019
GM unveils redesigned, larger Chevrolet Tahoe and Chevrolet Suburban SUVs General Motors has reengineered its Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban SUVs for 2021 and, surprise, made the popular vehicles even bigger.
USATODAY.com - Published on December 11, 2019 Strong November Jobs Report Counters Anxieties Over Weakening Economy The Labor Department’s report was much stronger than the one last month, helped in part by the end of a General Motors strike. NYTimes.com - Published on December 6, 2019
Economy added booming 266,000 jobs in November and the unemployment rate fell to 3.5% Employers added booming 266,000 jobs in November, a total partly inflated by the return of striking GM workers. Economists expected 184,000 gains.
USATODAY.com - Published on December 6, 2019 GM, LG Chem to build $2.3 billion electric vehicle battery plant in Ohio General Motors Co and South Korea's LG Chem said on Thursday they will invest $2.3 billion to build an electric vehicle battery cell joint venture plant in Ohio, creating one of the world's largest.. Reuters - Published on December 5, 2019
GM, LG Chem partner to build $2.3B battery plant near closed factory in Lordstown, Ohio GM and LG Chem will invest $2.3 billion and build a new plant near Lordstown, Ohio, to build batteries for electric cars.
USATODAY.com - Published on December 5, 2019 GM, LG Chem to announce EV battery joint venture in Ohio South Korea's LG Chem said on Thursday it would invest $916 million in its U.S. subsidiary by 2023 to set up an electric vehicle battery joint venture with General Motors . Reuters - Published on December 5, 2019
General Motors kills the Buick Regal: GM continues to cut passenger cars General Motors is taking further steps to reduce its passenger car lineup by killing the Buick Regal after nearly half a century of sales.
USATODAY.com - Published on December 4, 2019 GM to lay off 800 workers at Detroit plant that will be retooled to make electric vehicles GM will lay off hundreds of workers at its Detroit-Hamtramck plant. The automaker will retool the plant to make electric vehicles.
USATODAY.com - Published on December 4, 2019
12 most anticipated new cars and trucks of 2020: These upcoming vehicles are ones to watch Electric vehicles from General Motors, Ford, Tesla, Rivian, Volkswagen and Porsche make our list of most anticipated new cars and trucks of 2020.
USATODAY.com - Published on December 2, 2019 GM recalls 640,000 trucks because seat-belts can cause fires Automaker says high-tech seat-belts can squirt gasoline, potentially setting carpets ablaze CBS News - Published on November 21, 2019 As Tesla preps 'Cybertruck,' electric pickups gain steam. But does anyone want one? Electric pickups are coming. The only question is, will Americans buy them? Tesla, Ford, GM, Rivian and others think the answer is yes.
USATODAY.com - Published on November 21, 2019