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June 3, 2024 at 5:04 PM

GM promotes 2 former Apple executives to key roles in developing software and digital services

General Motors has promoted two former Apple executives to run its software and services operations as it ramps up efforts to develop and market electric, autonomous and connected vehicles
June 3, 2024 at 5:04 PM
FILE - A General Motors logo is shown April 24, 2024, in Detroit. General Motors has promoted two former Apple executives to run its software and services operations as it ramps up efforts to develop and market electric, autonomous and connected vehicles. Baris Cetinok was named senior vice president of software and services product management.(AP Photo/Paul Sancya, file)
2 years ago

GM CEO Mary Barra talks newest electric vehicle, inflation and competition with Tesla

The CEO of General Motors Mary Barra sat down with ABC News' Rebecca Jarvis.
2 years ago
In this Nov. 17, 2021, file photo, General Motors CEO Mary Barra speaks at the General Motors Factory ZERO electric vehicle assembly plant in Detroit.
2 years ago

GM CEO speaks exclusively to ABC

ABC News’ Rebecca Jarvis sits down with CEO Mary Barra for “Good Morning America” airing Friday as General Motors unveiled its new electric Cadillac.
2 years ago
VIDEO: GM CEO speaks exclusively to ABC
3 years ago

GM temporarily shuts down more than half of North American plants

General Motors will temporarily shut down eight of its 15 North American assembly plants due to a microchip shortage that automakers need to build vehicles.
3 years ago
VIDEO: GM temporarily shuts down more than half of North American plants
3 years ago

General Motors suspends nearly all US production

The company paused assembly plants for two weeks due to a pandemic-induced shortage of semiconductor chips made overseas.
3 years ago
VIDEO: General Motors suspends nearly all US production
3 years ago

GM to increase electric vehicle investment to $35B through 2025

Before the pandemic, GM announced an initial $20 billion investment in electric and autonomous vehicles.
3 years ago
New vehicles sit in a lot in front of the idled General Motors Co. Flint Assembly plant in Flint, Michigan, March 23, 2020.
3 years ago

GM vows to be carbon neutral by 2040

America’s largest automaker aspires to go fully electric.
3 years ago
VIDEO:  GM vows to be carbon neutral by 2040
3 years ago

General Motors announced it will produce mostly electric cars by 2035

The company said it will stop making gas-powered passenger cars and SUVs, becoming the first American carmaker to do so. GM’s medium and heavy trucks will still be gas-powered.
3 years ago
VIDEO: General Motors announced it will produce mostly electric cars by 2035
3 years ago

By the Numbers: GM plans to stop making gas-powered cars by 2035

Auto giant General Motors said it plans to sell only electric cars and SUVs by 2035 and achieve carbon neutrality with its cars and global operations by 2040.
3 years ago
VIDEO: By the Numbers: GM plans to stop making gas-powered cars by 2035
4 years ago

General Motors issues major recall on pickup trucks and SUVs

Government safety officials ordered GM to recall nearly 6 million pickup trucks and SUVs equipped with airbag inflators that could explode.
4 years ago
VIDEO: General Motors issues major recall on pickup trucks and SUVs
4 years ago

GM plans to make its own electric delivery vehicle

Plus, CES plans its next event for January 2021 and Impossible Meat can now be delivered to homes.
4 years ago
VIDEO: GM plans to make its own electric delivery vehicle
4 years ago

GM moves forward with recently announced driverless shuttle

The car company picked a plant to build the autonomous vehicles.
4 years ago
Kyle Vogt, chief technology officer, president & co-founder of Cruise, a Honda and General Motors self-driving car partnership, disembarks from a Cruise Origin autonomous vehicle during its unveiling in San Francisco on Jan. 21, 2020.
4 years ago

GM unveils its first driverless vehicle

Plus, Apple will sell a low-cost iPhone for the first time since 2016, and Google has an app to hide your phone from yourself.
4 years ago
VIDEO: GM unveils its first driverless vehicle
4 years ago

GM teases new all-electric Hummer

The motor company said the truck will be announced during a Super Bowl commercial with LeBron James.
4 years ago
VIDEO: GM teases new all-electric Hummer
5 years ago

Union votes to ratify deal ending strike at General Motors

The United Auto Workers union had been on strike at GM for over a month.
5 years ago
GM team leader Natalie Walker, 56, leads chants as General Motors assembly workers and their supporters gather to picket outside the General Motors Bowling Green plant during the United Auto Workers (UAW) national strike in Bowling Green, K.Y. on Sept. 20, 2019.
5 years ago

Striking autoworkers reach tentative deal

After a month on strike, the UAW and General Motors seem to have reached a tentative contract agreement.
5 years ago
VIDEO: Striking autoworkers reach tentative deal
5 years ago

GM and autoworkers union reach tentative deal

More than a month after nearly 50,000 workers walked off their jobs, General Motors and United Auto Workers have reached a tentative deal to end the nationwide strike, the union confirmed to ABC News.
5 years ago
More than a month after nearly 50,000 workers walked off their jobs, General Motors and United Auto Workers have reached a tentative deal to end the nationwide strike, the union confirmed to ABC News.
5 years ago

General Motors and United Auto Workers union reach tentative deal

General Motors and United Auto Workers have reached a tentative deal to end a nationwide strike.
5 years ago
A United Auto Workers strike sign rests between the chains of a locked gate entrance outside of Flint Engine Operations in Flint, Mich., Sept. 16, 2019.
5 years ago

Take a drive with a striking GM worker in the city where company was born

As the GM strike grinds towards a fifth week in what is now the longest in half a century, UAW workers feel the strain and doubt negotiation progress
5 years ago
A striking GM worker in Flint, Mich.
5 years ago

UAW increases strike pay for GM workers as negotiations continue

As the United Auto Workers strike at General Motors enters its fifth week, union leaders voted to increase striking workers pay and allow them to take part-time jobs.
5 years ago
United Auto Workers union members and their families rally near the General Motors Flint Assembly plant on Solidarity Sunday on Oct. 13, 2019, in Flint, Michigan.
5 years ago

GM strike negotiations taken 'turn for the worse'

Monday marks the 23rd day of the strike and there appears to be no end in sight as the union and the auto manufacturing giant reached another stumbling block in their on-going bargaining sessions.
5 years ago
Monday marks the 23rd day of the strike and there appears to be no end in sight as the union and the auto manufacturing giant reached another stumbling block in their on-going bargaining sessions.
5 years ago

Efforts to end strike by 49,000 GM workers have 'taken a turn for the worse': UAW

The nationwide strike by General Motors workers began on Sept. 16.
5 years ago
John Kirk, right, a 20-year-employee, pickets with co-workers outside the General Motors Fabrication Division, Oct. 4, 2019, in Parma, Ohio.
5 years ago

GM agrees to resume covering health insurance costs for striking workers

Union leaders accuse them of "toying" with their families.
5 years ago
A United Auto Workers strike sign rests between the chains of a locked gate entrance outside of Flint Engine Operations in Flint, Mich., Sept. 16, 2019.
5 years ago

GM and union could reach a deal to end strike soon, sources say

The UAW vice president told workers that negotiations are now on the "Main Table."
5 years ago
Striking General Motors workers and supporters picket the Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Plant, Sept. 25, 2019, in Detroit.
5 years ago

Here's where things stand as GM workers strike for second week

Both the United Autoworkers Union and General Motors say negotiations continue, but there remains no clear end in sight.
5 years ago
General Motors assembly workers picket outside the shuttered Lordstown Assembly plant during the United Auto Workers (UAW) national strike in Lordstown, Ohio, September 20, 2019.
5 years ago

GM strike enters second week

A spokesperson for the United Auto Workers says the two sides are “still talking.”
5 years ago
A spokesperson for the United Auto Workers says the two sides are “still talking.”
5 years ago

A week in, GM strike leads to talk of layoffs by suppliers

The United Auto Workers strike at GM has waned on for nearly a full work week as of Friday.
5 years ago
General Motors assembly workers picket outside the shuttered Lordstown Assembly plant during the United Auto Workers (UAW) national strike in Lordstown, Ohio, Sept. 20, 2019.
5 years ago

GM no longer paying striking workers' health costs

General Motors is no longer paying the health care costs for the tens of thousands of auto workers who went on strike on Monday, shifting the costs instead to a union fund.
5 years ago
General Motors is no longer paying the health care costs for the tens of thousands of auto workers who went on strike on Monday, shifting the costs instead to a union fund.
5 years ago

GM no longer paying for striking workers' health insurance

Some benefits have been shifted to being covered by a union fund.
5 years ago
General Motors employees, UAW members and labor supporters  are shown outside of the Flint Assembly Plant on Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, in Flint, Mich.
5 years ago

GM strike continues after new negotiations fail

United Auto Workers officials told ABC News they are nowhere near reaching a deal with General Motors.
5 years ago
VIDEO: GM strike continues after new negotiations fail
5 years ago

General Motors workers hit picket line after new contract talks fail

The company reportedly turned a $8.1 billion profit last year and workers who took concessions before the 2009 government bailout want fair wages and benefits at affordable prices.
5 years ago
VIDEO: General Motors workers hit picket line after new contract talks fail
5 years ago

General Motors employees go on strike

Nearly 50,000 workers go on strike after UAW contract talks with GM broke down.
5 years ago
VIDEO: General Motors employees go on strike
5 years ago

Nearly 50K workers strike against General Motors

The strike by United Auto Workers has shut down 55 plants across the U.S. as workers fight for better wages and benefits and their share of profits.
5 years ago
VIDEO: Nearly 50K workers strike against General Motors
5 years ago

General Motors to close another plant near Detroit

The automotive giant announced that they will be closing transmission plants in Detroit and other locations across America, leaving thousands of workers without jobs.
5 years ago
VIDEO: General Motors to close another plant near Detroit
6 years ago

GM workers seek answers amid shutdown plans

ABC News' Eva Pilgrim spoke with GM employees, some of whom blame the president for the planned layoffs.
6 years ago
VIDEO: General Motors workers seek answers amid shutdown plans
6 years ago

Trump threatens to cut subsidies for GM

He's reacting to the company's Monday announcement of 15 percent global jobs cuts and the closure of four U.S. motor plants.
6 years ago
President Donald Trump walks on the South Lawn after returning to the White House, Nov. 27, 2018, in Washington.
6 years ago

General Motors to lay off 14,000 workers

The automaker will also cease production of six vehicles in 2019.
6 years ago
VIDEO: General Motors to lay off 14,000 workers
6 years ago

GM to shutter 5 factories, cut 14,000 jobs

General Motors, the largest U.S. automaker, announced it would eliminate up to 14,000 jobs in North America as five plants are slated to be shut down by the end of 2019.
6 years ago
VIDEO: GM to shutter 5 factories, cut 14,000 jobs
6 years ago

General Motors to lay off 15 percent of workers, shutter 5 plants

The company will shut down seven plants globally in 2019: five in North America and two others globally.
6 years ago
The General Motors assembly plant in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada, Nov. 26, 2018.
6 years ago

General Motors announce major layoffs, plants shutdown

GM is laying off 15 percent of its salaried workers and shuttering five plants in North America, the Detroit automaker announced on Monday.
6 years ago
VIDEO: General Motors announce major layoffs, plants shutdown
6 years ago

Trump 'not happy' as GM announces new layoffs at auto plants

GM has announced a new round of layoffs despite past assurances by President Trump the company would return jobs to the U.S.
6 years ago
President Donald Trump addresses a rally at the Covelli Centre, July 25, 2017, in Youngstown, Ohio.
7 years ago

VIDEO: General Motors shopping app raises safety concerns
7 years ago
This file photo shows the General Motors logo at the company's world headquarters in Detroit.
8 years ago

General Motors Recalling 4.28 Million Vehicles for Air Bag Software Problem

Some 3.64 million of the recalled vehicles are in the U.S.
8 years ago
The General Motors logo on the world headquarters building is shown Sept. 17, 2015 in Detroit.