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Recalls
GM will recall more than 3.3 million vehicles in China for suspension defect

Suspension arms may deform 'under extreme operating conditions'

Suspension arms may deform "under extreme operating conditions."

Official
GM China doubles the number of electric models in the works

20 electrified vehicles will debut through 2023

20 electrified vehicles will debut through 2023.

Report
GM slashes prices in China as sales falter

GM is slashing prices on 40 Buick, Chevrolet, and Cadillac models in China by as much as $8,700 to boost sales. The country is a major part of the automaker's future growth strategy.

Followup
Police arrest chairman, managers of Chinese auto parts firm whose factory blast killed 75

Chinese police have arrested three individuals in connection to the deadly explosion at an auto parts factory outside Shanghai nearly three weeks ago, Reuters is reporting.

Report
GM extends sympathy to Chinese explosion victims as death toll climbs to 75

General Motors China has extended its "deepest sympathy" to families of the 75 killed and 185 injured in Saturday's explosion at the Kunshan Zhongrong Metal Products' factory, near Shanghai. Kunshan Zhongrong polishes aluminum wheels for GM vehicles, is a component supplier of Dicastal, a major aluminum parts manufacturer, according to Just Auto.

Official
GM China shows off electrification efforts with wide range of e-powertrains

As of earlier this year, China is General Motors' largest new vehicle market, as measured by new model sales. Given the company's focus on electrification, it makes sense that GM would want to show off some electrified vehicles there. That's just what happened

Official
Ex-Volvo boss Stefan Jacoby to head GM's international operations

He was too talented not to surface somewhere, we just didn't know where and when. Nine months ago, Stefan Jacoby stepped down from his post as Volvo CEO, a move that caught many off guard. At the time, the separation was called "amicable," but word is that the strong-willed executive clashed with owners Geely and the automaker's board.

Report
China takes lead as GM's No. 1 market

It's happened. General Motors' biggest vehicle market – at least in terms of new model sales – is China. According to TheDetroitBureau.com, GM and its various Chinese joint venture operations enjoyed a 10.6-percent sales increase in the first half of 2013, selling almost 1.6 million units in the market. That puts Chris Paukert

Shanghai
Cadillac still planning for big things in China

Despite some hiccups, China remains the auto industry's great hope for new vehicle sales, with significant sales gains and a huge upside. Nowhere is that hope more fervent than at General Motors, which offers eight different marques in the Asian nation. China has been GM's single biggest market the last three years running, and is unlikely to give up that title anytime soon. Yet its premiere brand, Chris Paukert

Exclusive
GM China President says automaker could export vehicles from China to US

At a press conference on Saturday at the Shanghai Motor Show, General Motors announced plans to further expand its presence in the Chinese market. Among those commitments are plans to build four new plants by the end of 2015, giving the automaker the capacity to produce around five million vehicles a year in the country.

Official
Bob Socia to replace retiring Kevin Wale as head of GM China

Kevin Wale, President of General Motors in China, has announced t

Official
Cadillac expanding XTS production to China

Cadillac's new XTS isn't just headed to China, it will be built there. The forthcoming full-size luxury cruiser had already been earmarked for production in General Motors' Oshawa, Ontario Assembly Plant, but the automaker has just announced in Beijing that it will also be built in China with its joint venture partner Shanghai G

Official
GM and Chinese automaker SAIC sign EV deal

General Motors has announced that it will partner with China's SAIC Motor Corporation on the development of an all-new electric vehicle. The final product will be sold in China under the SAIC brand, but GM will benefit from the deal by having a new electric vehicle platform which can be used to spawn new vehicles in other global markets.

Official
GM celebrates launch of new small pickup - for China

General Motors has launched its new Kuncheng pickup at the Changchun International Automobile Fair in Changchun, Jilin, China. The first model from FAW-GM's new manufacturing facility in Changchun, the Kuncheng (best translated as 'Earth Journey') promises a better interior, more cargo capacity, improved handling, more moder

GM to participate in Shanghai EV International Pilot City Partnership

General Motors signed a letter of intent to participate in the Shanghai EV International Pilot City Partnership – a program organized by the Society of Automotive Engineers of China, the Jiading District Shanghai International Automobile City Management Committee Office and Tongji University. Shanghai's Pilot City Partnership will implement the Electric

GM shows off first model from new Baojun brand in China

Baojun 630 Passenger Car – Click above for high-res image gallery

GM urges China to subsidize imported models (like the Volt, hint, hint)

2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery

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