GM expands Chevrolet Bolt EV recall, adding $1 bn in costs

GM expands Chevrolet Bolt EV recall, adding $1 bn in costs

General Motors expanded a recall of its Chevrolet Bolt on Friday, announcing plans to repair thousands more of the electric autos in a move that will add $1 billion in costs.
GM sues Ford over name of its hands-free technology

GM sues Ford over name of its hands-free technology

General Motors has announced that the US manufacturer and its self-driving car unit Cruise have sued Ford for calling its automated driving technology BlueCruise.
Anxious carmakers hoping losses remain in rear mirror

Anxious carmakers hoping losses remain in rear mirror

Despite efforts in converting part of their facilities to produce ventilators and face masks for fighting the coronavirus pandemic, global carmakers are still reporting losses that are hoped to eventually change direction into profit again by the end of the year.
General Motors to take stake in Nikola electric truck company

General Motors to take stake in Nikola electric truck company

General Motors drove further into the world of electric vehicles on Tuesday, announcing a manufacturing partnership with electric truck company Nikola in the latest cost-sharing venture.
Auto giants switch up production for crisis

Auto giants switch up production for crisis

A series of giant carmakers across the world, including in Vietnam, have started converting part of their facilities to produce ventilators and face masks to fight the coronavirus pandemic that is biting into their main portfolio investment.
Trump backs potential new auto import tariffs

Trump backs potential new auto import tariffs

President Donald Trump on Wednesday (Nov 28) indicated he favoured using tariffs to protect the US auto industry, which was rocked by this week's announcement of job cuts at General Motors.
General Motors shuttering plants, cutting 15pc of workforce

General Motors shuttering plants, cutting 15pc of workforce

The moves include shuttering seven plants worldwide as the company responds to changing customer preferences and focuses on popular trucks and SUVs and increasingly on electric models.
Tesla shares tumble after Musk tweet controversy

Tesla shares tumble after Musk tweet controversy

Tesla shares tumbled on Monday as chief executive Elon Musk faced criticism over a public spat with a British diver who worked on the Thai soccer team rescue.
Parts shortage halts Mercedes-Benz SUV production in Alabama

Parts shortage halts Mercedes-Benz SUV production in Alabama

The parts shortage that halted production at Ford, General Motors and Fiat-Chrysler factories has now forced Mercedes-Benz to stop building SUVs at its plant in the US state of Alabama, the automaker said Friday.
Fiat-Chrysler and GM join Ford in cutting production after plant fire

Fiat-Chrysler and GM join Ford in cutting production after plant fire

After Ford, US automakers General Motors and Fiat-Chrysler said Thursday they were cutting vehicle production following a factory fire at a major parts supplier last week.