ARTICLES RELATING TO GENERAL MOTORS

6 things we learned at the Detroit motor show

2017-01-13 11:42

The 2017 North American International Auto Show reflects an industry that's flush with cash but uncertain about the future. Here's 6 things we learned the show.

US car sales set new record in 2016

2017-01-05 08:27

The US consumer buoyed automakers to a big finish in 2016, with strong December figures, putting total sales for the year over the top to beat the 2015 record.

Ford says it will have a self-driving car by 2021

2016-08-17 07:18

Ford intends to have a fully driverless vehicle on the road within five years.

Canada to investigate fatality caused by defective airbag

2016-08-05 09:18

Canadian authorities launched a probe into faulty airbags after a ruptured inflator caused another death.

GM lifts 2016 forecast after strong earnings

2016-07-21 18:28

General Motors lifted its 2016 profit forecast on Thursday following strong second-quarter earnings as it again reaped rewards from booming sales of trucks and sport utility vehicles in its home market.

SHARE WATCH: Focus on international dealmakers

2016-06-21 15:53

Overberg Asset Management analyst Kirk Swart looks at shares which made interesting international movements in this week's five shares to watch.

Driven: Chevrolet Trailblazer - ageing but still in the SUV fight

2016-06-09 08:09

The Chevrolet Trailblazer has a tough battle against the likes of the new Toyota Fortuner and Ford Everest in South Africa. Is there any fight left in the big Chevy SUV?

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 CEO: No change in production plans despite Trump tweet

2017-01-09 17:25

General Motors CEO Mary Barra says her company has no plans to make production changes due to criticism from President-elect Donald Trump

Trump's latest Twitter target: General Motors under fire

2017-01-04 07:11

In another tweet targeting a US company, President-elect Donald Trump is threatening to slap a tax on General Motors for importing compact cars to the US from Mexico

SA-built bakkie: How Isuzu’s KB is homegrown in PE

2016-08-12 09:13

The venerable KB has been built in Port Elizabeth for nearly 40 years. Ferdi de Vos finds out what it takes to produce Isuzu’s flagship bakkie in South Africa.

World's biggest automaker: Toyota in danger of losing crown

2016-08-01 14:32

Toyota is in danger of losing its crown as the world's biggest automaker in 2016 as sales fall behind those of Volkswagen, new figures showed.

GM sees self-driving cars as gradual rollout

2016-07-12 09:32

General Motors believes in autonomous vehicles as a safer mode of transport, and expects the technology to come more quickly than most people think.

GM: Steering wheels, pedals to stay in self-drive cars

2016-06-09 08:38

General Motors chief executive Mary Barra is pushing for auto regulations requiring the retention of steering wheels and pedals in self-driving cars.

Reader's 'trusty' Corsa Ute bakkie: 11 years, nearly 500 000km

2016-06-06 09:23

'11 years, 8 months and 481 484km, later my reliable workhorse is still going strong,' writes Wheels24 reader Mark Algra who pays tribute to his venerable Opel Corsa Utility bakkie.

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.

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