General Motors Co.

Russia's GAZ in talks with foreign car makers to replace GM

Russian businessman Oleg Deripaska's GAZ Group is in talks with at least six foreign car producers to let them use its idle capacity after General Motors Co pulled out of the market, GAZ Chairman Siegfried Wolf said.

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GM CEO Barra says Fiat Chrysler chief sent email on possible merger

General Motors Co (GM.N) Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra said on Tuesday that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCHA.MI) CEO Sergio Marchionne sent an email proposing a potential merger, and that GM's board gave "strong support" to her strategy of going it alone.

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Japan's three top carmakers to expand Takata air bag recalls by millions

Japan's three biggest carmakers said on Wednesday they would expand a huge global recall triggered by potentially fatal air bags made by Takata Corp, saying they were taking back millions of vehicles worldwide for investigation.

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GM expects to fall short of 2017 electric vehicles target

General Motors Co said it will fall short of its goal of having 500,000 GM vehicles on U.S. roads by 2017 that are powered by some form of electricity.

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Detroit automakers face speed bumps as sales growth slows

Detroit's automakers, on track for their best sales year since 2006, may want to brace themselves for rockier times ahead.

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GM plans $5 billion share buyback, agrees deal to avert proxy fight

General Motors Co. said Monday it would launch a new, $5 billion share buyback, and put forward a more detailed plan for capital allocation that promises investors the potential for further cash returns.

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Silicon Valley debate on self-driving cars: do you need a map?

The Silicon Valley race to build a self-driving car may revolve around one simple question: to map or not to map. The company at the forefront of the race, Google Inc, is creating intricate maps that detail every tree and curb along the road - an expensive endeavor that other companies could find difficult to match.

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Strike at Brazil plant catches General Motors off guard

General Motors Co was caught by surprise on Friday by a strike at its Brazilian car factory as workers protested a planned furlough and layoff of hundreds of staff, in the latest labor disruption in the nation's slumping auto industry.

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Ford guns for China's app addicts, seeks WeChat tie-up

Ford Motor Co (F.N) wants Tencent Holdings Ltd (0700.HK) to tailor its popular chatting app for the firm's cars in China, as automakers in the world's largest market vie for drivers that care about high-tech features as much as engine size.

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U.S. companies can avoid slow torture of Venezuela devaluations by taking one big hit

American companies tired of seeing their earnings badly hurt by Venezuela’s crumbling bolivar currency system, can - with the stroke of a pen - get rid of much of the problem.

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GM sees improved profit in 2015 on China, U.S. growth

General Motors Co (GM.N) on Wednesday forecast its 2015 operating profit will increase from last year due mostly to growth in its two largest auto markets, China and the United States.

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Toyota ends freeze on expansion, looks at three new plants

Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) is ending a three-year freeze on building new vehicle assembly plants and is looking to open two new assembly plants in China and another in Mexico, four executives familiar with the company's plans said.

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Tesla to hike electric car output to 'a few million' by 2025

Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA.O) plans to boost production of electric cars to "at least a few million a year" by 2025 from fewer than 40,000 last year, Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said Tuesday.

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General Motors plans fresh move into electric car market: report

General Motors Co (GM.N) plans to offer a new electric vehicle with a style and price-point that can compete with the forthcoming Tesla Model 3 car due out in two years, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.

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General Motors issues three new recalls, cites ignition systems

General Motors Co on Thursday announced three new recalls affecting nearly 84,000 sport-utility vehicles and pickup trucks, saying their ignition systems may have problems that could affect engine power and air bag deployment.

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