General Motors News and Reviews

General Motors Company (NYSE: GM) is a linchpin of the U.S. automotive industry, selling millions of vehicles every year - 8.3 million in 2018, to be precise – and employing more than 170,000 workers. More familiarly known as GM, the auto company counts iconic brands Buick and Cadillac under its corporate umbrella, as well the more utilitarian GMC brand and the budget-conscious Chevrolet badge.

Formed in 1908 in Flint, Michigan, General Motors has a long history with the Great Lakes State. Alongside the Ford Motor Company, GM’s presence in the region and its creation of popular cars under various brands are some of the main reasons that Detroit is so widely known as Motor City. GM is a Fortune 500 company and frequently appears in the top 25 of that list as one of the largest U.S. corporations by revenue.

Here at Torque News, we cover a wide variety of stories involving General Motors, from new models and announcements to the company’s latest technology developments and electric vehicle initiatives. GM plans to release more than 20 new electric models across its major brands by 2023 and you’ll hear about all of them on this site, as well as the latest and greatest from GM’s existing models.

The GM Logo

Major explosion in GM battery lab injures at least one - UPDATED

This morning around 9am, an explosion in a high security battery lab 2-7 in the Alternative Energy Center of the General Motors Technical Center in Warren Michigan forced an emergency evacuation while sending at least one person to the hospital in a state that some have referred to as “critically” injured”.
The Chevrolet Volt

Chevy Volt slaughters Nissan Leaf in March 2012 sales

While the automotive world is focusing on the 2012 New York Auto Show, automakers from around the world have issued their March 2012 sales reports and for the second month in a row – the Chevrolet Volt badly outsold the Nissan Leaf, this time with a margin of almost 4 to 1 in favor of the range-extended electric Chevy.
The Chevrolet Suburban

GM to recall full sized 2012 SUVs, vans over potential power steering failure

Beginning tomorrow, General Motors will begin notifying owners of select GMC and Chevrolet full sized vans and sport utility vehicles over a concern that a vital component of the steering system could fail – leaving the vehicle uncontrollable in the event that the part should fail at speeds.
GM CEO Dan Akerson on Climate One

GM's Akerson talks about auto industry bailout and a 140+ mile range Volt

Last week in an interview with the Commonwealth Club, GM's CEO Dan Akerson talked frankly about the auto industry bailout, the role of government in shaping industry, the responsibility of industry to be part of the solution to climate change and other problems, and battery technology that could deliver a 150-200 mile range Chevy Volt.

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