General Motors

  • Ford unveils the all new Figo concept sedan in India 03-02-2014 03:36 PM

    New Delhi: Ford has unveiled the global Figo concept sedan two days before Auto Expo 2014 kicks off. It is a sub 4m sedan which is based on the Ka concept which was showcased in Brazil a few months back. The car has an aggressive face which is keeping in...
  • Auto Expo 2014: Chevrolet Beat facelift teased 01-02-2014 04:03 PM

    Chevrolet India has teased the Beat facelift on its official website by way of a silhouette of the popular supermini. We have already spotted the Beat facelift test mules several times and as we reported last week, the updated Beat is slated for an Auto Expo launch. The tag line...
  • Android coming to cars this year; Google joins hands with Audi, Honda, Hyundai 06-01-2014 04:12 PM

    New Delhi: Extending the success of the Android ecosystem, a group of auto and technology companies announced a new industry alliance aimed at bringing the Android platform to cars. Audi, GM, Google, Honda, Hyundai and Nvidia have joined together to form the Open Automotive Alliance (OAA), a global alliance of...
  • General Motors to hike vehicle prices by up to Rs 10,000 20-12-2013 03:01 PM

    New Delhi: General Motors India said it will hike prices of its entire range of vehicles by up to Rs 10,000 from next month in order to partially offset impact of rising input costs. "We plan to hike prices across our entire product portfolio by up to Rs 10,000 from...
  • GM names Mary Barra CEO, 1st woman to head co 11-12-2013 10:44 AM

    Detroit: General Motors picked Mary Barra, its product development chief and a 33-year company veteran, as its next CEO. She will become the first woman to head any major car company. GM said on Tuesday that Barra, 51, will replace Dan Akerson on January 15. Akerson, 65, chairman and CEO,...
  • General Motors names Mary Barra as first woman CEO 10-12-2013 11:54 PM

    New York: US car maker General Motors on Tuesday said that Mary Barra will take over as the company's Chief Executive Officer, becoming the first woman to lead a major automobile corporation. In a major restructuring of its top executive brass, General Motors said Barra, 51, will succeed Dan Akerson...
  • General Motors guilty of corporate fraud, says government panel 22-10-2013 07:49 AM

    New Delhi: General Motors has been found guilty of corporate fraud by a government appointed panel. The panel says that General Motors had violated engine testing norms for 1.26 lakh MPV vehicle Tavera between 2005 and 2011. The government of India is likely to take action on this shortly. (More...
  • General Motors fires several employees after probe into Tavera recall 27-07-2013 06:25 PM

    Detroit: General Motors Co fired several employees after an internal probe into a recent recall of its Chevrolet Tavera sport-utility vehicle in India uncovered "violations of company policy", the US automaker said on Friday. "We take these matters very seriously and hold our leaders and employees to high standards," GM...
  • Overdrive: All you need to know about Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 27-07-2013 04:39 PM

    On this episode of Overdrive, we review the all new 2013 Mercedes Benz B-Class, all the world motoring news and much more. ...
  • General Motors India recalls 1.14 lakh units of Tavera 24-07-2013 02:22 PM

    New Delhi: In one of the largest vehicle recalls in India, General Motors India today said it is recalling 1.14 lakh units of its multi-purpose vehicle Chevrolet Tavera, manufactured between 2005 and 2013, to address emissions and specification issues. The company said it has informed the Indian government authorities of...
  • General Motors, Honda to develop hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles by 2020 03-07-2013 10:24 AM

    Detroit: General Motors Co and Honda Motor Co will jointly develop hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle systems over the next seven years, the latest alliance in an industrywide effort to cut the cost of the new technology while meeting stricter global emissions rules. The two automakers, which announced the partnership on Tuesday,...
  • 'The car is the next major technology platform' 14-06-2013 12:02 PM

    Boston: The car is the next great proving ground for communications technology, General Motors Chief Executive Dan Akerson said on Thursday. The automobile will become a major platform for tech "and one with far better battery life than an iPhone," he said in prepared remarks to the Chief Executives' Club...
  • GM recalls more than 27,000 Cadillac crossover vehicles 23-05-2013 09:12 AM

    New York: General Motors Co is recalling worldwide more than 27,000 Cadillac crossover vehicles whose wheels could fall off due to potentially loose wheel nuts. GM said on Wednesday it knows of no crashes or injuries due to the issue and that no wheels have separated from the sport utility...
  • Chevrolet Enjoy review: Excels in space, ride quality, driving ease 09-05-2013 03:20 PM

    Mumbai: The Chevrolet Enjoy is the third model from the GM SAIC partnership and will be available in both petrol and diesel variants. We drove both the models and came back with mixed reactions. The Enjoy isn't the best looking MPV out there but is a smart design. It looks...
  • Hyundai India raises vehicle prices 01-02-2013 05:58 PM

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  • Overdrive: Review of Chevrolet Sail 15-12-2012 11:33 PM

    General Motors has launched the Aveo U-VA replacement - the Sail hatchback in India. Will the new Sail make waves in India. Find out. ...
  • General Motors to make 5,00,000 electric vehicles by 2017 15-11-2012 02:42 PM

    Chicago: General Motors Co. plans to build 500,000 electric vehicles a year by 2017, a company official said. GM plans to meet that goal through a variety of technology including plug-in electrics, pure electrics and hybrids that use the company's eAssist technology, said Mary Barra, GM's senior vice president of...
  • GM unveils Chevrolet Sail hatchback and MPV concept 06-01-2012 11:40 AM

    New Delhi: General Motors India showcased its first two products from its joint venture with SAIC. The first is a premium hatchback called the Chevrolet Sail and the second is an MPV concept. The Sail hatchback will go on sale later this year and GM say that they have built...
  • Automakers face paint shortage after Japan quake 26-03-2011 07:45 AM

    Detroit: The shortage of a specialty pigment that gives cars a glittering shine has prompted automakers to temporarily restrict orders on vehicles in certain shades of black, red and other colors. Major automakers, including Chrysler Group LLC, Toyota Motor Co, General Motors Co and Ford Motor Co use the pigment,...
  • Robonaut 2: the first robot in space 02-11-2010 02:07 PM

    Meet Robonaut 2, the first robot to go into space. A humanoid, the robot is designed to work like humans. ...
  • Now update your Facebook status while driving 09-09-2010 11:37 AM

    Detroit: General Motors Co has begun testing applications that allow subscribers to its OnStar vehicle communication system to update their Facebook status verbally and to receive text messages audibly. GM, which registered plans for an IPO with US securities regulators in August, also plans a new advertising campaign for OnStar,...
  • End of the road for GM's Hummer 09-06-2010 01:35 PM

    The gas-guzzling vehicle may soon become history as the company plans to phase out its production. ...
  • Cruiser CRUIZE: Chevy’s New Baby

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    Of late, General Motors has been on a market recovery mode, offering service where no carmakers have gone, a three-year or 100000-kilometre warranty. ...

  • GM recalling 1.3 million vehicles 02-03-2010 01:56 PM

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