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General Motors

Main Category: Automobile Manufacturers
First Address : 33170
City : Detroit
Country : USA
Phone: 1 313 5565000
Website: www.gm.com


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Farewell, Hummer

With the end of the iconic brand, can beleaguered owner GM drive forward changes in the automotive sector?

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GM pays back $8.4bn in gov't loans - CEO

Automaker filed for bankruptcy last year; received almost $62bn from US and Canadian governments.

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35% of UAE car loans rejected in March - GM

General Motors chief says lenders in UAE are still rejecting over a third of finance plans.

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537 Hummers left in Mideast after 'winding down' by GM

Only around 231 Hummers left for sale in the UAE, GM managers confirm.

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IN PICS: GM launch new concept car

Arabian Business looks at the new electric concept vehicle unveiled in Shanghai.

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GM to recall 6,000 vehicles in Middle East

Chevrolet Captiva and GMC Terrain vehicles could face steering and fuel malfunctions.

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MidEast unaffected by GM car recall

Models recalled are not available for sale in the Middle East, the company said.

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Survival of fittest becomes survival of fattest

There’s often an inverse relationship between the number of journalists attending an event and the amount of news produced.

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Fiat SpA chief executive officer Sergio Marchionne is nuts

The 56-year-old executive wants to combine his undermanned Italian auto business with bankrupt Chrysler LLC in the US and with the German Opel car operations now owned by the almost bankrupt General Motors Corporation.

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Crash of the Titan

With Chapter 11 proceedings underway, a leaner, stronger GM is expected to emerge from the wreckage - but at what cost?

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GM’s pension promises sucked it down the drain

Did pension debts ruin General Motors?

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GM's Mideast chief hails gov't support plan

'Bad things could happen' without UAE gov't's $20bn bond offering - GM president.

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General Motors: robots in demise

You may not believe it, but GM is a good guy - at least on the silver screen where GM cars are the heroes of Transformers 2, says Andrew White.

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GM Mideast upbeat despite US turmoil

UPDATE 1: Car manufacturer's regional chief optimistic about future despite 19% Q1 sales fall.

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IN VIDEO: Will GM's bankruptcy hit auto industry?

The bankruptcy filing is the third-largest in US history and the largest ever in US manufacturing.

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General Motors files for bankruptcy

Expected move by US automaking giant has no impact on the company's Mideast operations.

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General Motors 'will survive' June deadline - official

GM group vice president says the car maker will emerge a stronger firm post-crisis.

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GM eyes ME growth, despite Q1 sales fall

Regional president of US auto giant confirms plans to introduce new models to Mideast in bid to gain market share.

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American muscle

Shahzad Sheikh test-drives General Motors' Cadillac CTS-V and discovers it's not all about looks.

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German minister may discuss Abu Dhabi stake in Opel

Planned visit to Abu Dhabi may explore emirate taking stake in General Motors unit.

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German state discusses Opel with Abu Dhabi

Germany's North Rhine-Westphalia mulls emirate taking stake in General Motors' co.

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GM still deciding on ME job cuts - spokesperson

No details are available as to whether 10,000 worldwide job cuts will affect the region.

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GM's skid quickens as crunch raises bankruptcy threat

General Motors is waiting to learn whether the auto industry will win a new round of government loans.

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Toyota tops Middle East car sales chart

Japanese manufacturer sells 260,000 units in H1, more than three times its nearest rival Nissan.

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6,000 eco-friendly vehicles on roads by 2012

That's the aim of green initiative as hybrid taxi trial proves a big success in Dubai.

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Gulf investors show interest in Hummer brand

General Motors MD says utility vehicle arm could be sold off to Arab party.

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Rough diamond

Striking looks, rear drive, but Shahzad Sheikh finds the Cadillac CTS frustratingly flawed.

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Unfamiliar Terrain

The GMC brand is 107-years old and is known for big, tough vehicles with a much harder personality.

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The great race

GMC's Terence Johnsson talks about his company's strategy for continued expansion and the role of retailers in making the roads safer.

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Product placement

Tricky business, product placement. Get it right and whole generations are imprinted with a need for something they've never seen.

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SUVs power regional sales surge for GM

General Motors reports Middle East sales increase of 41% in the first three months of 2008.

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Rick runs out of road

Spare a thought for General Motors head Rick Wagoner, whose automotive empire is currently hurtling towards a brick wall.

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Your CES click list

After hundreds of gadget unveilings and technical demonstrations galore, CES 2008 last week closed its doors for another year. Windows Middle East explains what was hot and which links you should click to learn more

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On the road to a greener future

Are the world's leading car manufacturers doing enough to provide a choice for eco-friendly drivers?

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Retail revolution

Rodney Fitch, founder of one of the world's leading design firms, injects his philosophy into the region.

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Eco-friendly concept design unveiled

Segway and GM Europe collaborate to deliver environmentally friendly transportation solution.

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The Hummer H3

"Here are the keys sir," the sales rep tells me. What he failed to mention was that I needed to climb up onto the side step to enter the cabin.

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GM recalls Aveo cars in UAE

Around 1,500 Chevrolet Aveos with fuel-line faults that could cause fire in head-on collision have been recalled.

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Carlyle Group: the billion-dollar buyout barons

Each week Arabian Business turns the spotlight on a leading company.

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Old time rock and roll

Very few of us would expect to look this good when we hit 53, but after six major facelifts you would certainly want your money back if you didn’t. For a car, though, this is some serious longevity and from it stems the reason why the Corvette is regarded by most as THE iconic American car of them all.

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GM: still in the race

Dull old Toyota may have overtaken General Motors, but the latter still has plenty of drive.

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Wheels of fortune

Last week, Toyota overtook General Motors as the world's biggest carmaker.

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Dubai online agency ranks in world's top 10

Arc Dubai, a division of Leo Burneet Worldwide, scoops three awards for interactive media work.

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'Eco-friendly' hybrid cars for Gulf

General Motors will become the first carmaker to sell 'eco-friendly' hybrid cars in the Gulf.

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Lucrative General Motors ME account up for grabs

PR firms to pitch for General Motors Account.

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The strategy for success?

Jabir Walji has worked with a string of top firms, developing a range of new products. Tamara Walid reports on his innovative, strategic approach.

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Hummer discovers its feminine side

They're big, they're bad, they look like armoured tanks... Richard Abbott on the marketing of one of the region's favourite motoring brands.

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Congratulations are due

Congratulations are due to the team at General Motors for an excellent press launch of four of its new models in Oman this month. However, the choice of a framed Omani khanjar sword for the journalists' press packs was probably less advisable, as Muscat airport security will testify.

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Venticich keeps GM firmly in the driving seat

As Chevrolet unveils four new models, marketing director David Venticich tells Richard Abbott about plans to conquer the region

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Ad campaign drives bold new era for GM

General Motors has launched its biggest advertising campaign in the Middle East to support the roll-out of four new Chevrolet cars.

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