GM to phase out cars without airbags

2016-04-16 08:16

General Motors says it's phasing out cars without air bags and other safety features after its Chevrolet Sail subcompact flunked a crash test in Latin America.

Record year for GM: Automaker plans huge bonus for workers

2016-02-04 08:56

Strong earnings in North America and China and a reversal of fortunes in Europe powered General Motors to a record net profit of $9.7 billion for 2015.

GM unites car-sharing services under one brand

2016-01-21 12:30

General Motors is putting all of its car-sharing ventures under a single brand called 'Maven'

GM catches new ignition switch problem early

2015-10-19 07:56

General Motors has saved itself from another dilemma with a new ignition switch problem caught early enough to prevent anyone from getting hurt.

Not just VW: 5 major car industry scandals

2015-09-23 09:06

The auto industry has seen its fair share of controversy, the latest being Volkswagen's emissions scandal. Here are five major scandals that have hit the car industry!

Spruced KB bakkie in SA: More punch for workhorses

2015-09-18 10:37

Isuzu has upgraded its KB in South Africa with the addition of three new bakkies to the range.

SA female engineer makes African auto history

2015-09-14 09:24

A South African automotive worker soared to the top of her field when she became the first certified female calibrator on the African continent, reports General Motors.

GM earnings double on US truck demand

2015-07-24 09:46

Growing demand in the US for GM trucks (bakkies) and better-than-expected sales in China have doubled first-quarter net income..

New Mexican plant shadow over US pay talks

2015-07-09 09:50

General Motors is set for tough contract talks with R240/hour US workers - prefaced by announcing a new Cruze plant. In Mexico...

Jewish cemetery lives on in GM factory

2015-05-13 13:55

Assorted tombstones, brick walls... the Beth Olem Cemetery in Michigan is like many final resting places - except it's in an auto factory.


GM recalls 6300 police cars for steering problem

2016-03-30 07:44

General Motors is recalling nearly 6300 police cars in the US because the electric power-assisted steering can fail.

Ready to wear: Designer makes gowns from car parts

2016-01-25 09:11

An automotive supplier commissioned a fashion designer to create four gowns from a material that also is used in the surface of the instrument panels of some General Motors cars and trucks.

GM to build fuel-cell bakkie for US military

2015-11-20 11:06

General Motors plans to build a hydrogen fuel-cell version of its Colorado bakkie for the US Army.

Beyond Volkswagen: 8 companies that have behaved badly

2015-09-28 07:16

Volkswagen's shocking admission that it rigged emissions tests in its vehicles is just the latest example of companies that have gotten into trouble.

GM to pay $900m, to settle case over ignition switches

2015-09-20 20:59

General Motors has agreed to pay $900m and sign a deferred-prosecution agreement to end a probe into its handling of an ignition-switch defect linked to 124 deaths.

Ignition switch case: GM to forfeit R12-billion

2015-09-17 15:37

Federal authorities and General Motors reached a deal to resolve a criminal probe against the automaker. GM will forfeit billions...

Watch: GM's new 'active safety' facility

2015-07-28 11:43

Auto braking, all-round cameras... GM's doing its bit to cut the 37 000-a-year death toll in the US. Watch the new test centre at work.

GM ignition problem 'killed 124 people'

2015-07-21 07:41

General Motors' nightmare caused by faulty ignition switches could leave a huge hole in its bank balance through compensation.

Bigger 'n bolder: The new SA-bound Cruze

2015-06-26 10:09

Chevrolet has unveiled its new larger-but-lighter Cruze. We have details, specs and gallery of the new SA-bound sedan and hatchback!

GM thanks buyers for 500-million deals

2015-05-05 10:25

General Motors is celebrating more than 500-million vehicles in its 106-year history - even to a loyal customer who was born in a Chevrolet!

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