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GM says next-gen electric cars will cost less, go farther

2017-11-15 21:08

General Motors is telling investors its next generation of electric vehicles will cost the company 30% less than current ones.

End of an era: GM plant shuts down in Australia after 90 years

2017-10-20 08:11

Australian car making comes to a halt on Friday after 90 years when the last Holden will roll off the production line at the GM plant.

Semi-autonomous Cadillacs en route to US dealerships

2017-09-26 08:28

General Motors' Cadillac luxury brand is embarking on a cross-country drive to show off its version of a car that almost drives itself on the freeway

Here are the 5 most influential woman in motoring

2017-08-09 07:00

From design to engineering and the first drive. These woman show that girls can be gearheads too.

US car sales to plunge for 7th consecutive month

2017-08-03 10:20

US sales of new cars and trucks showed declines in July as automakers cut back on low-profit rental car sales and consumers waited for Labour Day deals.

Investors pick Tesla's promise over GM's steady profits

2017-06-02 11:35

Investors are ignoring General Motors' size, history and profits in favour of Tesla's promise, reports the Associated Press.

PE to feel the pain as GM exits

2017-05-28 06:00

‘This is going to affect me big time since I am the sole breadwinner’ – 54-year-old worker Mlamli Vellem.

GM out SA: More than 16 000 readers believe 'its a reflection of the economy'

2017-05-24 07:59

'Heartbreaking to think some workers might walk away with nothing.', 'Very concerned and disappointed, I should have bought a Toyota Fortuner,' GM wouldn’t recognize a good car if they fell over one.'... Readers respond to General Motors pulling out of SA.

GM pull-out: 6 car brands which left SA

2017-05-23 07:40

'Every time we refuel, we’ll remember them. The six that left us in this last decade...' writes Lance Branquinho as he lists 6 car brands which left South Africa.

GM’s exit won’t spark more divestment

2017-05-21 08:27

The withdrawal of General Motors (GM) from South Africa is unlikely to be the harbinger of a larger divestment from the heavily incentivised automotive sector.

 

GM plans to launch almost 20 new EVs by 2023

2017-11-01 10:18

With a major focus now being put towards electrification, GM has plans to introduce about 20 new all-electric vehicles by 2023.

Australian car making to soon end with GM factory closing

2017-10-19 07:45

Australian car making to soon end with closing of GM plant after 90 years.

GM says it will roll out mass-produced autonomous cars

2017-09-19 07:15

The General Motors unit developing autonomous vehicles said it has begun rolling out the first "mass producible" self-driving cars that could be available once regulations allow.

Auto supplier headed for liquidation after GMSA exit

2017-08-06 06:00

The pullout of General Motors from South Africa has claimed its first casualty, with a supplier to the car maker being placed into provisional liquidation.

Ramaphosa slams GM's short notice SA exit

2017-06-14 20:30

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says General Motors' sudden decision to leave South Africa does not sit well with government.

Trump climate move: Elon Musk quits White House advisory panels

2017-06-02 07:40

Tesla founder Elon Musk has confirmed he will quit White House business panels in reaction to US President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord.

Top 10 motoring stories of the week

2017-05-26 14:31

General Motors ceasing local manufacturing, the importance of dashcams in your car, and VW gives the Up! a GTI badge... Wheels24 takes a look at some of the most interesting motoring news stories this week.

GM exit was fait accompli - Davies

2017-05-24 05:00

General Motors’ decision to exit South Africa was a fait accompli and there was nothing government could do to reverse the decision, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.

Ford replaces CEO in bid to transform business - report

2017-05-22 08:30

US automaker Ford is replacing CEO Mark Fields amid questions about its current performance and future strategy, according to a person familiar with the situation.

General Motors to stop sales in India by 2017 year end

2017-05-19 09:23

US auto giant General Motors will stop selling cars in India by year end, it said Thursday, putting the brakes on efforts to penetrate one of the world's fastest growing markets.

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