If Cadillac Keeps this up, It’ll Be America’s Bestselling Luxury Car!

This has been a pretty good year to sell luxury cars in North America. An improving economy and cheap financing lured trade-up buyers and convinced affluent drivers to freshen their fleets. And while Daimler’s (DAI:GR) Mercedes is in position to finish the year as the bestselling high-end brand, it’s not hard to argue that Cadillac […]

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Cadillac Begins Shipping ELRs to Dealership

General Motors’ Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly began shipping 2014 Cadillac ELR electric luxury vehicles to dealerships. The ELR luxury coupe is the first application of Extended Range Electric Vehicle technology by a full-line luxury automotive brand. It blends dramatic design and industry-leading extended-range technology to deliver a driving experience that is sporty and environmentally friendly. The ELR’s […]

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Dan Akerson to Retire as General Motors CEO in January 2014

  General Motors today announced that Dan Akerson, who guided    today’s GM to record profits and dramatic improvement in vehicle quality while closing the chapter on government ownership in the company, will step down as chairman and CEO on Jan. 15, 2014. Mary Barra, 51, executive vice president, Global Product Development, Purchasing and Supply Chain, […]

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General Motors Announces $24-Million Landfill Gas Investment: First Automaker to Generate their own Electricity

General Motors announced today a $24-million investment in electrical generation equipment that will allow the company to use more landfill gas at its Fort Wayne, Ind., and Orion, Mich., assembly plants. The new equipment will generate more than 14 megawatts of electricity from landfill gas, a renewable energy source, which will help GM avoid producing […]

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General Motors Facility Solves Tough Waste Challenge

   Perseverance and creativity enabled a 75-year old General Motors manufacturing facility here to go landfill-free. The journey took four years and included seven attempts to recycle a challenging oily filter sludge generated from a machining operation. The plant, which produces components to enable better vehicle fuel efficiency, and its nearly 1,100 employees now reuse, […]

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