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.
The students at Clemson University's International Center for Automotive Research have unveiled their latest concept car, called Deep Orange 5. This one has help from General Motors and imagines an egg-shaped, connected car for future cities.
Despite the similarity to the Volt, Chevrolet's upcoming EV will definitely be called the Bolt, according to the brand's marketing boss. The company conducted two studies into the name to make sure this is a good idea.
The GM Ignition Compensation Claims Resolution Facility continues its weekly release of deaths and injuries caused by the automaker's bad ignition switch. In the latest tally, it records 84 deaths and a total of 157 people harmed.
NHTSA is closing a four-year investigation into possible brake line corrosion in GM trucks in snowy states with a common-sense safety advisory to all drivers. If you live in an area that uses salt on the roads, keep your vehicle's undercarriage clean.
In the latest tally released by the General Motors Ignition Compensation Claims Resolution Facility, the number of cases offered compensation for fatalities has risen to 74 people. There have also been 126 injuries linked to the automaker's faulty part.
The UAW is preparing its negotiation position with carmakers later this year. Its primary objective will be the elimination of the two-tier wage system created in 2007 to help the automakers through bankruptcy, but that position "is a non-starter" for the car companies.
An editorial in the Harvard Business Review heavily criticizes GM for bowing to a group of activist investors and buying back $8 billion in stock. The piece rails against the idea of these buybacks in general.