The US Department of Transportation has decided to extend its regulatory supervision over General Motors for an additional year. The government agency believes that the oversight is a proactive way to address possible safety defects.
Malaysian government-linked companies to lease Tesla Model S. Wanxiang is hosting students in China to visit technology sites and learn Mandarin. The building where Chevrolet Spark EV motors are made has been LEED certified.
General Motors is recalling 521,817 vehicles worldwide in two separate campaigns. One covers a problem with the seat belts in the Chevy Malibu, and the other is a possible manufacturing error for the seats on the Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon.
Volkswagen Car-Net lets user control vehicle functions from the Apple Watch. Chevrolet adds CNG capability to its Silverado 3500HD Chassis Cab. UPS has made a deal to source renewable natural gas from Clean Energy Fuels.
The GM Design Dome just received a thorough update with new lighting, video and sound systems to present new vehicles in an even better light. The old trees from the outdoor patio were turned into art by the company's designers.
GM is investing $5.4 billion in factory upgrades in the US over the next three years. So far, the company is only going into specific detail about the improvements at three plants, totaling $783.5 million.