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General Motors

General Motors is an automotive manufacturing corporation based in Detroit, Michigan, United States

General Motors is a multinational automotive manufacturing corporation that markets, distributes, and provides vehicles. The company was founded in 1908, in Detroit, Michigan, United States.

The company engages in the manufacturing of cars and trucks for the United States, China, Brazil, Germany, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Italy. Their catalogue offers sedans, crossovers, SUVs, sports cars, trucks, hybrid vehicles, and other types of automobiles.

COVID-19

With the outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus), President Donald Trump has signed a presidential directive that orders General Motors to begin and prioritize ventilator and mask production to support the needs of coronavirus patients. They look to manufacture approximately 10,000 critical care ventilators per month. GM has partnered with Ventec Life Systems to assist in the manufacturing of the units. They will also be able to manufacture up to 50,000 Level 1 surgical masks per day, and look to increase the numbers to 100,000 per day.

The order from the United States President did not come with a federal contract which makes selling to the states much more difficult for the automaker.

Timeline

April 28, 2021
General Motors introduces Ultium Charge 360, a holistic charging approach that integrates charging networks, GM vehicle mobile apps1, and other products and services to simplify the overall charging experience for GM electric vehicle owners.
March 11, 2021
General Motors announces a new joint venture with SolidEnergy Systems.
January 28, 2021
GM pledges to be carbon neutral by 2040 with zero tailpipe emission vehicles by 2035
March 24, 2020
GM announces a partnership with medical device company Ventec.
2020
General Motors suspends 2020 outlook, to draw down $16 billion in credit
December 5, 2019
General Motors and South Korea’s LG Chem announces they will invest $2.3 billion to build an electric vehicle battery cell joint venture plant in Ohio, creating one of the world’s largest battery facilities.
March 19, 2019
General Motors announces it would invest 10 billion reais ($2.65 billion) in two of its Brazilian plants located in the state of Sao Paulo.
March 11, 2016
General Motors acquires Cruise Automation, a San Francisco-based startup making sensors that turn regular vehicles into ones that can drive themselves.
January 2016
GM invests $500 million in Lyft.

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Eugene Meyung

Investor

Gonzalo Abraira

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Lipscomb partners with GM to produce 'ear savers' that make masks more comfortable

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April 17, 2020

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July 13, 2021
WebWire
Today, General Motors announced a more than $71 million investment to establish a new campus in Pasadena, California, for GM's Advanced Design Center operations, a move that will substantially increase the center's capacity and create more jobs in the area. The facility's relocation from its existing space in North Hollywood to the nearly 149,000-square-foot campus will make room for expanded advanced technology teams that will help accelerate GM's goal of zero crashes, zero emissions and...
Tenneco Inc.
June 28, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Tenneco's (NYSE:TEN) Powertrain business group was named a GM Supplier of the Year winner in General Motors' 29th annual Supplier of the Year...
Hankook Tire America Corp.
June 25, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Hankook Tire was named a GM Supplier of the Year winner in General Motors' 29th annual Supplier of the Year awards. GM recognized 122 of its...
Dana Incorporated
June 25, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Dana Incorporated (NYSE: DAN) was named a 2020 General Motors' Supplier of the Year for its driveline technologies and sealing solutions - the...
Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc.
June 24, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Cooper Standard (NYSE: CPS) is pleased to announce that it was once again named a GM Supplier of the Year winner and was also recognized as an...
Universal Logistics Holdings, Inc.
June 23, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Universal Logistics Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULH), a leading asset-light provider of customized transportation and logistics solutions, was named...
GP Strategies Corporation
June 23, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- GP Strategies (NYSE: GPX) was named a GM Supplier of the Year winner in General Motors' 29th annual Supplier of the Year awards. GM recognized...
June 17, 2021
mint
The US automaker announced it will raise spending by 30 percent to $35 billion through 2025 .The company cited strong consumer reception to its early electric vehicle models and beneficial public policies as factors that give it confidence the investment will pay off
June 4, 2021
WebWire
General Motors outlined steps it is taking to increase deliveries to dealers and customers in the United States and Canada to meet strong consumer demand for Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles. , , , , , , • Production of the Chevrolet Silverado HD and GMC Sierra HD full-size pickups will increase by about 1,000 trucks per month beginning in mid-July as a result of production line efficiencies delivered by the team at Flint Assembly in Michigan., , • Shipments of Chevrolet Colorado and G...
Neal E. Boudette
June 3, 2021
www.nytimes.com
The automaker said its financial results in the first half of the year would be "significantly better" than it had previously forecast.
By Justin Rowlatt
May 31, 2021
BBC News
The BBC's Justin Rowlatt explains why we are accelerating towards an electric car future.
Lockheed Martin; GM Defense
May 26, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] and General Motors Co. [NYSE: GM] are teaming up to develop the next generation of lunar vehicles to transport...
Plante Moran
May 24, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Results of the 21st annual North American Automotive OEM - Supplier Working Relations Index® (WRI®) Study released today by Plante Moran show...
Communication Service For The Deaf, Inc
May 14, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- More than a year has passed since the COVID-19 pandemic began, and Deaf and BIPOC communities continue to be disproportionately impacted by its...
Women Business Collaborative
May 13, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Women Business Collaborative (WBC), the unprecedented alliance of organizations, companies and individuals working together to achieve equal...
May 11, 2021
WebWire
Ultium Cells LLC, a joint venture between General Motors and LG Energy Solution, announced an agreement today with Li-Cycle to recycle up to 100 percent of the material scrap from battery cell manufacturing. The new recycling process will allow Ultium Cells to recycle battery materials, including cobalt, nickel, lithium, graphite, copper, manganese and aluminum. Ninety-five percent of these materials can be used in the production of new batteries or for adjacent industries. Our combined...
Ry Crist
May 6, 2021
CNET
Worldwide semiconductor revenue grew to $464 billion in 2020 and should continue to rise in 2021, even as supply constraints continue, says IDC.
May 6, 2021
Harvard Business Review
A conversation with General Motors CEO Mary Barra about sustainability, leadership, and more.
General Motors Co.
May 5, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) today reported first-quarter earnings driven by strong price and mix performance in North America, strong credit...
General Motors Co.
April 30, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- General Motors today released its 11th annual Sustainability Report, providing an overview of the company's environmental, social and...
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