General Motors Corp. (NYSE: GM), the world's largest automaker, has been the global industry sales leader for 75 years. Founded in 1908, GM today employs about 327,000 people around the world. With global headquarters in Detroit, GM manufactures its cars and trucks in 33 countries. In 2005, 9.17 million GM cars and trucks were sold globally under the following brands: Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, GM Daewoo, Holden, HUMMER, Opel, Pontiac, Saab, Saturn and Vauxhall.
General Motors CEO Mary Barra says the automotive industry will experience more dramatic change in the next decade than it has in the past 50 years. In a male-dominated industry, women engineers are leading the way in some of the technological advances that could make Barra’s predictio...
General Motors for the first time is procuring wind to power its manufacturing operations, enabling one of its Mexico facilities’ electricity needs to be run mostly on renewable energy. This addition of 34 megawatts of wind power allows GM to achieve its corporate goal of renewable ene...
Seven General Motors facilities are being recognized by the State of Michigan for ongoing efforts to improve the environment and quality of life in their communities.
On Wednesday, nearly half of GM’s Michigan manufacturing plants received Neighborhood Environmental Partner awards from...
DETROIT,MI - May 20, 2008 - General Motors today announced that the General Motors Foundation and GM China have donated in excess of $1 million to support relief victims in China and Myanmar. GM China has made donations of over $850,000 for local efforts; the GM Foundation ...
MADISON, PA - April 25, 2008 - General Motors Corp.'s role in helping Coskata Inc. bring its next-generation cellulosic ethanol to market traces back a quarter of a century to technology developed for a GM iron foundry in northwest Ohio.
SILVER SPRING, MD - March 27, 2008 - Encouraging 21st century educators to LIVE GREEN-Discovery Education and General Motors will award forty educators in public Middle and Junior High Schools across America $1,000 each to implement inventive classroom lessons on the environ...
GENEVA - March 5, 2008 - As another key element in its overall global strategy to improve fuel economy and reduce oil consumption and CO2 emissions, General Motors Chairman Rick Wagoner announced today that GM will introduce a second-generation version of the GM Hybrid Syste...
SHANGHAI, CHINA - October 30, 2007 - General Motors Corp. Chairman and CEO Rick Wagoner announced today a far-reaching collaborative strategy to support the Chinese government's pursuit of energy-efficient and environmentally friendly transportation that will be based on the...
THOUSAND OAKS, CA - October 26, 2007 - General Motors and the GM Foundation are putting in place several efforts to help those persons impacted by the devastating fires that have raged across Southern California.
The GM Foundation has contribut...