Tag Archives: General Motors

OnStar Celebrates 1 Billion Customer Interactions

What started out nearly 19 years ago as a way for drivers to quickly and efficiently relay their symptoms in the event of an accident has evolved into a popular concierge-like service. OnStar recently topped 1 billion interactions. OnStar has fielded more than 1 billion requests from customers, who interact by phone, mobile app or embedded cellular service in their cars

Read more

GM Promises 22 Safety Technologies in 2016 Models

General Motors has announced that Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac will offer 22 different active safety technologies across their 2016 model year U.S. lineups. The technologies will be developed and tested at the new 52-acre Active Safety Test Area at Milford Proving Ground, near Detroit. “Our comprehensive safety strategy of helping customers before, during and after a crash continues,” said Jeff Boyer, vice

Read more

General Motors Investing $245 Million, Adding 300 Jobs at Orion Assembly Plant

Today, General Motors announced it will invest over $245 million and add 300 jobs at its Orion (MI) Assembly plant as part of an all-new vehicle program. “Orion Assembly is a breeding ground for manufacturing innovation,” said Cathy Clegg, GM North America vice president of Manufacturing and Labor Relations. “It serves as a model for how to engage the entire

Read more

Cadillac Adds Apple CarPlay, Android Auto to 2016 Models

Use Apple devices and want them to interact with your new Cadillac? You’re in luck. The General Motors brand is upping the Cadillac user experience making way for both Apple and Android connectivity Apple CarPlay will debut in 2016 Cadillac models featuring CUE’s 8-in multi-touch screen except the SRX Crossover, a model that will move to an all-new generation in early

Read more

GM Investing $1.2 Billion in U.S. Full-Size Truck Plant

Fort Wayne, Indiana’s General Motors Assembly Plant is getting a expensive upgrade in a move that will keep the brand’s full-size trucks assembled in America for years to come. The Fort Wayne Assembly Plant will start construction of the new pre-treat, electro-coat paint operation and sealing facility, expanded body shop, expanded and new material sequencing centers, and upgraded general assembly area

Read more

2016 Buick Enclave Adds OnStar 4G LTE Connectivity

Continuing the General Motors aim to have more vehicles come equipped with 4G LTE technology, Buick has announced the 2016 Enclave will be enabled. Granting Wi-Fi access for up to seven devices, the Enclave’s new connectivity technology means the entire 2016 Buick model range is more connected than ever. “Customers’ daily lives are so entwined with personal devices, so the addition of

Read more

General Motors Increases Sustainability with Wind Powered Mexico Plant

When you think of automobile manufacturing, one of the last things you think of is sustainability. That all changed over at Ford when they revamped their Rouge River Complex over a decade ago. General Motors is now stepping up its game procuring wind to power its manufacturing operations, enabling one of its Mexico facilities’ electricity needs to be run mostly on

Read more

What Turns Your Vehicle’s Wheels?

Is your vehicle front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, all-wheel drive, or four-wheel drive? Here’s how those wheel options work when they face snow, ice, and rain on the road: Front-wheel drive (FWD) – Engine power is channeled to the front wheels to propel the vehicle. FWD is the most popular and prevalent system in the market because its compact setup enhances fuel efficiency

Read more
« Older Entries Recent Entries »