General Motors CEO Mary Barra today testified before the Senate Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety and Insurance investigating the GM ignition switch recall.
OSHAWA – General Motors informed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Transport Canada today that it would recall more than 1.3 million vehicles in the U.S. (145,700 in Canada) that may experience a sudden loss of electric power steering assist.
GM Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra’s written testimony was submitted today to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations. Her testimony addresses the GM Ignition Switch Recall and answers the question: “Why Did It Take So Long?” Barra is scheduled to give oral testimony on Capitol Hill tomorrow afternoon, April 1 and on April 2.
GM has confirmed an additional fatality associated with the ignition switch condition involved in the current recall. The 2013 event involved a 2007 model year Chevrolet Cobalt in Quebec, Canada. GM is working cooperatively with Transport Canada and has notified U.S. government authorities. The total number of fatalities associated with the ignition switch recall now stands at 13.
Oshawa, ON (November 01, 2013) — General Motors of Canada is working with its suppliers to conduct a voluntarily recall of the following products:
Oshawa, ON (October 28, 2013) — As part of General Motors of Canada’s drive to provide the best possible customer experience, the company is transitioning its service brand to Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac Certified Service.
Oshawa, ON (October 25, 2013) — General Motors of Canada welcomes today’s announcement from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) that the Automotive Partnership Canada program will provide more than $2.6 million in support of a four year research project at the University of Waterloo in Sustainable Lightweighting Technologies.
OSHAWA, ON, October 18, 2013 — General Motors of Canada issued the following statement regarding the comprehensive economic and trade agreement reached between Canada and the E.U.:
OSHAWA, ON (October 17, 2013) — General Motors of Canada issued the following statement confirming scheduling actions for Oshawa Assembly.
Oshawa, Ontario (September 15, 2013) — We appreciate the frank and straightforward dialogue with our Unifor partners during this round of negotiations. Since 2009, GM has announced significant product allocation and investments in our Canadian manufacturing facilities demonstrating our commitment to Canada, including a $250 million investment at CAMI to install flexible body shop equipment and tooling, converting the manufacturing facility to support future vehicle production.
DETROIT – General Motors today named Tim Mahoney as Chief Marketing Officer Global Chevrolet and Global GM Marketing Operations Leader, effective April 1.
OSHAWA, ON, December 19, 2012 — GM announced today the next-generation Chevrolet Camaro will be assembled at the Lansing Grand River (LGR) Assembly Plant in Lansing, Michigan. This decision is based on a comprehensive business case.
OSHAWA, ON (October 04, 2012) — General Motors of Canada issued the following statement confirming scheduling actions for Oshawa Assembly and St. Catharines Powertrain:
OSHAWA, ON (September 27, 2012) — General Motors of Canada issued the following statement after employees voted to accept the recent collective bargaining agreement reached with the CAW.
OSHAWA, ON (September 20, 2012) — General Motors of Canada and the CAW have reached a new tentative agreement, covering approximately 5,500 represented employees at 9:00 pm on September 20th.
DETROIT – General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) today announced first quarter net income attributable to common stockholders of $0.1 billion, or $0.06 per diluted share. Strong core operating performance during the quarter was more than offset by a net loss from special items of $0.4 billion, or $(0.23) per diluted share, and a $1.3 billion pre-tax charge primarily for the cost of recall-related repairs, or $(0.48) per diluted share.