The Chevrolet Volt is a technical marvel, as it has dual power trains and can run on electric and gas-powered propulsion. However, the main drawback is the limited Chevy Volt range on electric power only, which General Motors thinks it might have solved soon. Chevy Volt range aside, plug-in hybrids show promise As far as Read on! →


General Motors CEO Dan Akerson sees trouble brewing for the U.S. economy, and the eurozone financial crisis is to blame. Before the Detroit Economic Club, Akerson painted a bleak picture that he considers to be “much more serious” than when the U.S. credit bubble burst in 2008, reports the Detroit Free Press. Dominoes poised to Read on! →


General Motors has announced plans for a $1 billion-plus expansion of its automotive production plant in St. Petersburg, Russia. The five-year project will reportedly boost production from 98,000 annually all the way up to 230,000. Ground on the project was reportedly broken today. ‘A new era in Russia’ As many as 4,000 additional jobs will Read on! →


First-half profits for General Motors Co. reached $6.3 billion, reports Automotive News. However, according to CEO Dan Akerson, despite the best half the automotive has had in more than 20 years, in no small part due to the large increase in auto loans, it wasn’t good enough. GM cutbacks will soon follow. GM making a Read on! →


The North American automotive industry is experiencing a turnaround, and General Motors is no exception. Reuters reports that GM recorded $2 billion in profits for the third-quarter, with an earnings per share increase of $1.20. This turn of success has spurred the recently bankrupt automaker toward an initial public offering of stock by next week. Read on! →


According the the CEO of General Motors, the American public is over its anger at the U.S. auto industry for accepting government bailouts in  2009. While the rise of the Occupy movement demonstrates a growing dissatisfaction from the public regarding the collaboration of government and big business, the automaker points to its own poll as Read on! →