General Motors’ highest in chain of command, Mary Barra (global Chief Executive Officer), Tim Solso (Chairman) and Stefan Jacoby (Head of International Operations) will be in India in September 2014 to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
General Motors India in improving its environmental performance has commissioned a new biogas facility at its Halol manufacturing plant, Gujarat.
Toyota global sales, taking into account Hino Motors Limited and Daihatsu Motor Co during the first six months of 2014 stood at 5.1 million vehicles while sales reported by Volkswagen reached the 5.07 million mark.
General Motors has come to an agreement set forth in a Consent Order signed by National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in having failed to report its ignition switch defect at an appropriate time. GM admits in the Consent Order that it did not report on time. The agreement entails a $35 million fine.
General Motors CEO Mary Barra today testified before the Senate Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety and Insurance investigating the GM ignition switch recall.
Earlier in February, General Motors Thailand and Southeast Asia Operations celebrated the production of its millionth vehicle, a Chevrolet Trailblazer. Operations at the Rayong Assembly plant began in 2000.
General Motors expands its recall of specified 2003-2007 model year vehicles to fix the ignition switch, which may let the key move or switch to accessory or off position, thereby turning off the engine and most electrical components.