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Oldsmobile's Guidestar GPS arrives to spare men the indignity of asking directions

Check out this video for the new tech that debuted in the Olds Eighty-Eight

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C8 Chevy Corvette coupe production resumes May 26, convertible on July 20

Thousands more 2020s to be built as 2021 changeover pushed back to November 2

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GM Super Cruise is evolving into Ultra Cruise, for hands-off city driving

Not fully autonomous, but hands-free everywhere, not just highways

GM has a "big team" working on an advanced version of its hands-free driving assistance system, Super Cruise, that will expand its capability beyond highways and apply it to city streets, the automaker's vice president of global product development Doug Parks said Tuesday. GM is also continuing to improve its existing Super Cruise product, Parks said during a webcasted interview at Citi’s 2020 Car of the Future Symposium. "As we continue to ratchet up Super Cruise, we continue to add capabili

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Watch as U.S. auto industry springs back to life after lockdown

Workers are nervous, but investors are encouraged

The Detroit Three automakers and their suppliers began restarting assembly lines on Monday after a two-month coronavirus lockdown in a slow revival of a sector that employs nearly 1 million people in the United States. On a chilly and damp Monday morning, hundreds of workers at Fiat Chrysler Automobile's (FCA) truck plant in Warren, Michigan began lining up before 4 a.m. to start the 5 a.m. shift. "I'm a little nervous," said Larry Smith, 53, of New Baltimore, who works on wheel alignment away

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Australian politician asks GM to sell him Holden brand for $1 Aussie

Negotiations between GM and Holden dealers at a stalemate

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GM plans to restart production in Mexico on May 20

But the automaker is still waiting on more information from the Mexican government

General Motors Co is tentatively planning to restart operations at its auto assembly plant in the Mexican city of Silao on May 20, according to a message to workers seen by Reuters on Sunday, as the car industry prepares to exit the coronavirus lockdown. The reopening of the plant would be a positive signal for the auto sector in North America, whose supply lines are highly interconnected between the United States, Mexico and Canada. Workers had previously been told to plan to return to their

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GM's Cruise autonomous-car unit lays off 160 employees

That's roughly 8 percent of the division's workforce

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GM wants clean and disinfected dealerships, rolls out CLEAN program

GM is encouraging its dealers to adopt this coronavirus protocol

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All eyes on Detroit as automakers prepare for slow, careful reopening of plants

Ford, GM say they've had no COVID-19 transmissions in reopened overseas plants

The U.S. factories that make Fords, Chevys and Jeeps are coming back to life this week as workers install new safety equipment and wake up machines ahead of the high-stakes restart the Detroit automakers plan to launch on Monday. Ford Motor Co , General Motors Co and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV all plan to reopen North American factories on May 18. How well the automakers do will be significant for the U.S. economy, as nearly 1 million workers are employed in th

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General Motors gets assist from 3 NHL teams in making coronavirus face masks

The Detroit Red Wings, Chicago Blackhawks and Philadelphia Flyers are lending a hand

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Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says manufacturing can reopen May 11

Clears the way for automakers to resume vehicle assembly the following week

While reopening the manufacturing sector, Whitmer also extended her state's stay-at-home order by about two weeks to May 28, citing a desire to avoid a second wave of COVID-19, the respiratory illness caused by the novel coronavirus. This week, General Motors Co and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCA) had said they were targeting resuming vehicle production in North America on May 18, but suppliers would need time to prepare ahead for that date. The governor previously

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GM is not a target in UAW corruption probe

Federal prosecutors have charged 14 people in the wide-ranging anti-corruption probe

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This time, Pence wears a mask as he tours GM-Ventec Indiana ventilator plant

In a discussion with Mary Barra and Ventec's CEO, no one wore a mask

Vice President Mike Pence donned a face covering Thursday as he toured a General Motors/Ventec ventilator production facility in Indiana after coming under fire for failing to wear one earlier this week in violation of Mayo Clinic policy. General Motors requires workers to wear masks in the plant's production area, according to spokesman Jim Cain. Pence removed the mask, however, for a roundtable with top officials, including General Motors CEO Mary Barra and Ventec CEO Chris Kiple.

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GMC Hummer EV pickup reveal postponed

We've also got a new teaser video of the electric truck

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GM, Ford and Fiat Chrysler set target date for restarting production

They're still trying to finalize safety protocols with UAW, though

Executives from the companies in recent days tentatively settled on the timeline following talks with United Auto Workers (UAW) leaders and Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer's office, the Journal said on Monday, citing people familiar with the plans. The head of the UAW union last week warned it was "too soon and too risky" to reopen auto plants and Michigan's economy in early May, citing risks to workers.

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GM CEO Mary Barra's pay dipped to $21.6 million in 2019

Company meanwhile suspends its stock dividend to conserve cash

Barra's pay package included a salary of $2.1 million, stock awards worth $12.14 million, options worth more than $3.5 million and a performance award worth $2.73 million, according to the proxy. Barra's total compensation package was valued at $21.63 million, below the $21.87 million she received in 2018.

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UAW warns automakers: Restarting U.S. plants is 'too soon and too risky'

'We have not done enough testing to really understand the threat our members face'

The head of the United Auto Workers union on Thursday said it was "too soon and too risky" to reopen auto plants and Michigan's economy in early May, citing insufficient scientific data and coronavirus testing to assure workplaces are safe. The warning from UAW President Rory Gamble on Thursday afternoon came as General Motors Co , Ford Motor Co and Toyota Motor Corp took new steps toward reopening North American vehicle manufacturing operations in an environment where consumer demand is uncer

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GM folds Maven car-sharing unit

Shifting focus 'where there is greater potential for profit and growth'

The automaker said it would transfer Maven assets and resources to its Global Innovation group. Maven had never gained much traction since it was introduced in Ann Arbor, Michigan, in January 2016. Launched when Dan Ammann was GM's president, Maven had a short-lived strategic alliance with ride services startup Lyft .

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