GM has deployed third-party logistics contractors inside all 17 of its joint-venture assembly plants in China to transport materials, manage nearby parts warehouses and deliver components to the shop floor. Outsourcing in-plant material handling jobs, traditionally done by GM workers, allows the company employees to focus on the more critical work of improving quality and efficiency, GM officials say.
Buick's Avenir subbrand is poised to grow across the marque's lineup of cars and crossovers. Duncan Aldred, vice president of Global Buick and GMC, said expanding Avenir is a way for Buick to better compete.
The trust set up to handle GM's bankruptcy claims acted in bad faith in reaching a $15 million class-action settlement that would have forced the company to contribute as much as $1 billion in new stock, a judge ruled in throwing out the accord.
General Motors CEO Mary Barra marked the completion of the latest renovation project at the company's world headquarters in Detroit with employees by publicly showing GM's newest self-driving vehicle.
French automaker PSA plans to bring electrified options to its full car and light-truck lineup by 2025, joining other automakers in pledging to widely deploy partial or fully electric powertrains to lower emissions, CEO Carlos Tavares said Wednesday.
Project Pinnacle, Cadillac's overhaul of dealership operations, is working as designed and is expected to help the brand reach record global sales in 2018, according to Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen.