General Motors has stated that Dan Akerson, the present Chairman and CEO of the company is set to retire from 15th January 2014. Akerson, 65 retires ahead of schedule as his wife was recently diagnosed with advanced stage of cancer. His position will be filled by Mary Barra, and she will be the first woman CEO of the company.
General Motors (GM) Supplier Quality Excellence Award for demonstrating some of the highest levels of quality performance has been awarded to Schaeffler, to 2 of the company’s plants in South Carolina. The award focuses on improving collaboration with suppliers.
General Motor India sales during the month of July 2013 have fallen sharply. This dip in sales could be blamed on rising fuel prices, higher interest rates, and severe constraints in the economy and job insecurities.
With earnest concerns for the environment and a bid to preserve energy, General Motors expands its landfill free efforts to Asia. The company’s Rayong engine plant in Thailand and Cheongna in Korea are 100% landfill free.
With conservation of energy and preservation of the environment being the need of the hour, automakers are striving to achieve these results which will be seen in their future products. Honda and General Motors Co., two leaders in auto manufacture have come together to develop fuel cell systems.
General Motors hybrid technology trade secret theft jail terms announced. Qui also form his own company called Millennium Technology International back in 2005 through which he planned on selling this confidential information
General Motors signs Climate Declaration. General Motors is also the No.1 automotive user of solar power in the US with a goal to promote use of 125 megawatts of renewable energy by 2020.
General Motors sell 1 millionth vehicle in China in quickest time. This year round it has reached targets two weeks ahead of last year’s record which was seen as a major accomplishment for the company.