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GM Recycles Water Bottles for Its SUV Insulation Part

GM is using its recycled water bottles to build an insulation part for its Chevrolet Equinox engine. The effort is a part of the company’s initiative to achieve zero waste.

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GM CEO Mary Barra Holds Press Conference On Ignition Switch Recall

General Motors Wins Fourth Bellwether Lawsuit, Two More Awaits For Disposal

GM has been sued with more than 400 lawsuits over defective ignition switches, of which six have been chosen as bellwether cases. Just after settling the Yingling case last week, the automobile maker has own verdict of another suit in its Favor on Friday. The remaining two damage claims for casualties are expected to get ended by this year.

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App Car Service Startups Continue To Irk Traditional Cab Companies And Regulators

Lyft Teams Up With GM to Launch Car Rental Program as It Aims to Get More Drivers

App-based ride-hailing service Lyft announced its new initiative with GM, a car rental program called Express Drive. Aiming to grow its base of drivers, the new program will allow drivers to apply without owning a qualifying car but renting in instead.

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GM CEO Mary Barra Holds Press Conference On Ignition Switch Recall

GM Recalls 473,000 Trucks and SUVs in Canada, US Due to Brake Pedal Issues

GM is about to roll out yet another recall program, this time affecting 47300 vehicles in North America. The leading automaker has found issues with the brake nut that could lead to failure of this vital function. This is nowhere close to the first time the company called back its cars for some fix, and seems it won't be the last either.

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Justice Department Announces 900 Million Dollar Settlement With GM Over Ignition Switch Recalls

Maven, the new car sharing brand of General Motors can be driven for $6 an hour

GM's Maven is set to revolutionize the car-sharing and ride-sharing services with an hourly rate of $6. This has been quite an aggressive move from the conventional car-maker. However, the company is pretty confident that car-sharing section is now ready for a highly personalized, easy-to-use mobility service, which it plans to provide through its fleet of Chevrolet Spark and Tahoe.

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Ford

Ford to invest $9B in US plants

As part of the labor agreement, the US automobile major Ford has decided to invest $9 billion in plants located in North America. Similarly, General Motors (GM) has also assured the labor union on investment of $1.9 billion and Fiat Chrysler to invest $5.3 billion as part of the contracts signed with the labor union.

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Andrew Robb

Breakthrough in Trans Pacific trade talks

After five years of negotiations, 12 Pacific nations are about to conclude on a free trade agreement (FTA) as these countries have arrived on an understanding on Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) deciding monopoly on new biotech drugs.

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Fiat Chrysler CEO skips auto show, continues talks with UAW

Sergio Marchionne, Chief Executive of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), has decided to drop his participation in the Frankfurt auto show as FCA is leading the labor talks with United Auto Workers (UAW). Marchionne was scheduled to address the media at the auto show on Tuesday.

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Ford

Reviving the Ranger will get Ford back to action

History does repeat itself. Ford will definitely bring back the Ranger to the U.S. and rebuild it later this decade. Ford Motors is planning to return to the midsize pickup truck market with a new-generation revival of its Ranger nameplate.

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General Motors

General Motors credit ratings raised to 'BBB-' by Fitch

General Motors Co (GM.N) said on Thursday that Fitch Ratings had raised the credit ratings of both GM and GM Financial to investment grade.

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General Motors

GM to source medium-duty trucks from Isuzu from 2016: sources

General Motors Co (GM.N) will re-enter the U.S. medium-duty truck market next year with Chevrolet-branded vehicles supplied by Japanese truck maker Isuzu Motors Ltd (7202.T), people familiar with the matter said on Monday.

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Strong sales could shift Ford, GM to higher gear

Shares of U.S. automakers may finally be able to accelerate. Investors are closely awaiting next week's May sales data, expected to come in near record levels. Meeting those forecasts could be enough to lift the sector - among the cheapest in the market - putting the sting of product recalls and tepid recent growth in the rear view mirror.

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Sergio Marchionne

Fiat Chrysler CEO approached GM about a merger, was rebuffed: NYT

As part of his quest for a mega merger, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Chief Executive Sergio Marchionne sent an email to General Motors Co Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra in March suggesting combining the automakers but was rebuffed, the New York Times reported on Saturday.

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Mary Barra

GM to invest billions of dollars in U.S. plants: source

General Motors (GM.N) on Thursday will announce a multibillion-dollar, multiyear investment in several U.S. manufacturing plants in a move to boost production and vehicle quality, a person familiar with the matter said.

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GM Heritage Center

New Chevy Malibu's task - meet GM's aggressive sales goals

The Chevrolet Malibu has been a symbol of General Motors Co’s (GM.N) competitive woes for nearly 20 years due to designs that critics often lambasted as boring. Now, the No. 1 U.S. automaker is telling suppliers a redesigned version of the midsize sedan will deliver a long-awaited sales jolt.

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