general motors

Auto Sales at a Crawl, GM Surges Forward

More car makers are gearing their designs towards China’s auto market, and General Motors is no exception. Despite the slowdown in China’s auto industry, GM has profited with record auto sales in May. AFP reports: GM’s...

China’s Beijing Auto Says Fails in Bid for GM’s Opel

Beijing Auto has failed in its bid to buy GM’s Opel unit, apparently over intellectual property issues, Reuters reports: General Motors’ European business said on Thursday it had agreed to continue detailed talks...

China Seeks GM Technology With Opel Bid

The Wall Street Journal reports on China’s bid for European car manufacturer Opel: Beijing Automotive Industry Holding Co. outlined its main reason for wanting General Motors Corp.’s European unit Adam Opel GmbH: It...

Hummer Puts China’s Tengzhong On the Map, Almost

As Sichuan Tengzhong Heavy Industrial Machinery Co. is set to buy Hummer, a General Motors unit that filed for bankruptcy recently, several perspectives have emerged about the gas-guzzling behemoth and the little known machinery...

Will The Hummer Really Fit In China?

From Los Angeles Times: Would Confucius drive a Hummer? News that an obscure Chinese company has reached a tentative agreement to buy bankrupt General Motors’ Hummer unit has people here pondering the larger meaning of...

GM Eyes Low-cost, Small Cars for China

From Reuters via General Motors Corp will need to offer small vehicles at very low prices to reach first-time car buyers in China and hit the fastest-growing segment of the industry’s biggest boom market, a...

General Motors commits to producing hybrid vehicles in China by 2008 – AFX

From AFX, via General Motors Corp became the latest auto maker to commit publicly to the production of gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles for the Chinese market, announcing plans to manufacture hybrids in China by 2008 with its Chinese partner SAIC Motor Corp, the Wall Street Journal reported. GM said it has set a goal of […]



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