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GM Begins Ventilator Production At Indiana Parts Plant

Less than a month after holding its first talks with ventilator company Ventec Life Systems about making the much-needed devices, General Motors Corp. GM said production had begun at its plant in Kokomo, Indiana.  The Ventec V+Pro units are being produced under GM’s $489.4 million contract with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The contract calls for GM to provide 30,000...

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GM Will Build 30,000 Ventilators For U.S. Government

Auto giant General Motors will build 30,000 medical ventilators for the national stockpile, at a cost of $489.4 million, the Department of Health and Human Services announced Wednesday. The contract was issued under the Defense Production Act, meaning the automaker is obligated to give it priority over other orders. GM previously indicated it would mass produce ventilators whether or not it was...

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GM Hustles to Pump Out Ventilators to Fight Coronavirus

When President Trump last week criticized General Motors Co.'s effort to produce ventilators, GM executives were flabbergasted. They felt the company was being unfairly targeted by the president, say people familiar with their thinking. GM had begun collaborating with a ventilator company a couple of weeks earlier. It had mobilized more than 1,000 employees and nearly 100 auto suppliers to...

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Services

OnStar to Show Smart Energy Management Solutions

New technologies at DistribuTECH will help utilities and electric vehicle customers SAN DIEGO -- Smart energy management technologies from OnStar that will help electric vehicle customers and utilities plan better and save money will be demonstrated at DistribuTECH, the utility industry's leading smart grid conference and exposition. Each of the demonstrations will highlight how OnStar can be...

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Software

Fleet Management System targets commercial users.

With Business BridgeSM, fleets can integrate specific vehicle operational and maintenance data into their internal systems for further analysis. Program uses Vehicle Communications Platform, factory-installed in vehicle, to monitor, store, transmit, and receive data that is deemed essential for fleet vehicle monitoring. Basic Package provides raw data about each vehicle, including mileage,...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Next-Generation GM Hybrid System Announced in Geneva

GENEVA, March 4/ -- o High-Volume System Will Debut in North America in 2010, and Then Expand Globally o Hitachi to Supply New Lithium-Ion Battery o Cost-Effective Technology to Improve Fuel Economy by up to 20 Percent As another key element in its overall global strategy to improve fuel economy and reduce oil consumption and CO2 emissions, General Motors Chairman Rick Wagoner announced today...

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Mechanical Power Transmission

Cadillac to Debut GM's Powerful New V-6 Clean Diesel

GENEVA, March 6 -- - GM's First Production Application of innovative, Closed-Loop Combustion technology - Cadillac CTS Adds Engine to its Portfolio in 2009 - Low Emissions, High Performance and Excellent Fuel Economy - 184 kW/250 hp, 550 Nm (406 lb.-ft.) Torque, 2.9-Liter Displacement - Compact Design Enables Transverse and Longitudinal Installation General Motors Corp. (NYSE: GM) unveiled a new...

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HVAC

GM Begins Ventilator Production At Indiana Parts Plant

Less than a month after holding its first talks with ventilator company Ventec Life Systems about making the much-needed devices, General Motors Corp. GM said production had begun at its plant in Kokomo, Indiana.  The Ventec V+Pro units are being produced under GM’s $489.4 million contract with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The contract calls for GM to provide 30,000...

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HVAC

GM Will Build 30,000 Ventilators For U.S. Government

Auto giant General Motors will build 30,000 medical ventilators for the national stockpile, at a cost of $489.4 million, the Department of Health and Human Services announced Wednesday. The contract was issued under the Defense Production Act, meaning the automaker is obligated to give it priority over other orders. GM previously indicated it would mass produce ventilators whether or not it was...

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HVAC

GM Hustles to Pump Out Ventilators to Fight Coronavirus

When President Trump last week criticized General Motors Co.'s effort to produce ventilators, GM executives were flabbergasted. They felt the company was being unfairly targeted by the president, say people familiar with their thinking. GM had begun collaborating with a ventilator company a couple of weeks earlier. It had mobilized more than 1,000 employees and nearly 100 auto suppliers to...

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Company News

General Motors and Honda to Jointly Develop Next-Generation Honda Electric Vehicles Powered by GM's Ultium Batteries

Builds on GM's proven advanced technology relationship with Honda DETROIT and TORRANCE, Calif., April 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- General Motors and Honda have agreed to jointly develop two all-new electric vehicles for Honda, based on GM's highly flexible global EV platform powered by proprietary Ultium batteries. The exteriors and interiors of the new EVs will be exclusively designed...

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Company News

General Motors and LG Chem Team Up to Advance Toward an All-Electric Future, Add Jobs in Ohio

DETROIT, Dec. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Will create more than 1,100 new jobs in a new, Ohio-based facility Joint venture to drive cost per kilowatt hours to industry-leading levels New battery plant to have an annual capacity of more than 30 gigawatt hours with flexibility for expansion Companies enter joint agreement to develop advanced tech, lower cost batteries General Motors (NYSE: GM) and...

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Commonwealth//McCann Recognized by General Motors as a 2018 Supplier of The Year Winner

Detroilt, May 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Commonwealth//McCann was named a GM Supplier of the Year by General Motors during its 27th annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony held Wednesday, May 15 in Detroit.  During the event, GM recognized 133 of its best suppliers from 15 countries that have consistently exceeded GM's expectations, created outstanding value or introduced innovations...

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Company News

General Motors Hosts the 2011 SAE World Congress

GM panelists will highlight vehicle electrification, fuel efficiency and safety DETROIT, April 11, 2011 - GM Chairman and CEO Dan Akerson and Opel and Vauxhall CEO Karl Stracke will serve in prominent roles at the 2011 SAE World Congress as General Motors hosts the world's largest gathering of transportation engineers. With the theme of Charging Forward Together," the annual Congress returns to...

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Company News

GM to Invest More Than $30 Million in Pontiac Stamping

PONTIAC, Mich., March 30, 2011 - General Motors today announced more than $30 million of investment in its Pontiac Stamping Plant earmarked for tooling and equipment to enhance the plant's manufacturing capabilities. GM continues to invest in our manufacturing operations to ensure we have the technology and equipment we need to build whatever our vehicle designers develop," said Gerald Johnson,...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

GM Announces Sale of Its Stake in Delphi Automotive for $3.8 Billion

DETROIT, March 31, 2011 - General Motors Company (NYSE: GM) today announced the sale of its Class A Membership Interest in Delphi Automotive LLP (Delphi) back to Delphi for $3.8 billion. GM acquired the Class A Membership Interest in October 2009 in conjunction with the creation of Delphi. We are systematically delivering on our commitment to strengthen and simplify our balance sheet," said Dan...

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