Talegaon: General Motors CEO Mary Barra today rolled out the first Left-Hand-Drive Chevrolet Beat for exports at the Indian manufacturing plant in Talegaon, Maharashtra. General Motors India will start exporting vehicles to Chile in South America later this year.
General Motorsâ€™ Warren Technical Center is now participating in a bike share program to enable its 19,000 employees commute more easily, on and off campus. Working with Zagster, which has been responsible for similar bike sharing programs for other businesses, employees can use the bikes on campus to ride between 61 buildings across the 330-acre campus.
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.