GM to announce $1 billion factory investment, new jobs: source

Jan 17, 2017

GM to announce $1 billion factory investment, new jobs: source

General Motors will announce a $1 billion investment in its factories that will create or preserve 1,000 jobs, a person briefed on the matter said. The Detroit automaker said it would make the announcement Tuesday morning. The investment is part of the normal process ...

Jun 8, 2016

GM wants steering wheels, pedals retained in self-drive cars

General Motors chief executive Mary Barra came out strongly Tuesday for regulations requiring the retention of steering wheels and foot pedals in self-driving cars. As the largest U.S. automaker pushes into developing autonomous cars and trucks, Barra said keeping the vestigial appendages of traditional ...

/ May 25, 2016

Toyota to invest in Uber, offer leasing to drivers

Toyota Motor Corp. said it is making a strategic investment in Uber Technologies Inc. as automakers race to align themselves with the fast-growing ride-hailing industry. The companies will also work together on offering auto leases to Uber drivers. The investment is small, and Toyota ...