2018 Cruze diesel achieves rare fuel economy feat through team effortMon, 20, Feb 2017
The really new GM: Ready to quit EuropeMon, 20, Feb 2017
GM's proposed departure from Europe would be a radical pivot for a company that historically tried to dominate every global market it could, as well as a sign of how dramatically the industry is being upended by shifting attitudes about transportation.
Once upon a time, Opel was GM's little engine that couldSun, 19, Feb 2017
Europe has been a drain on General Motors for a long time, but Opel did have its glory days and at least once helped keep GM afloat. Automotive News Print Editor RIck Johnson was there when it happened.
PSA may vow to maintain Opel sites; deal likely by March 9Sun, 19, Feb 2017
PSA CEO Carlos Tavares will meet with UK and France government leaders this week to discuss the potential purchase of GM's Opel and Vauxhall brands. To win support for the takeover, PSA will pledge to maintain Opel's independence, honor existing collective labor agreements and continue to invest in all four of its German sites until at least 2020, a report said.
Restoring jobs at Canadian GM plant key to new contract, union saysFri, 17, Feb 2017
GM must restore hundreds of jobs being cut at a southern Ontario assembly plant or risk failing to reach a new contract with the factory's workers this fall, the president of Canada's largest auto workers union said on Friday.
Why leave Europe's car market? So many reasons.Sat, 18, Feb 2017
Why is General Motors looking for a way out of Europe? That's easy. While home to many of the oldest and most venerable car brands in the world, Europe may also be the most brutally competitive and demanding market, with a complicated patchwork of regulations under which a host of American, European and Asian brands all compete.
Could FCA look better to GM after Opel deal?Mon, 20, Feb 2017
Now that General Motors is potentially selling off its European brand Opel to PSA, there is one way the automaker could stay in Europe and remain profitable: by finally taking up FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne's offer to merge.
PSA's takeover plan has analysts puzzledMon, 20, Feb 2017
Carlos Tavares, PSA Group's energetic CEO, made a promise when he took over the struggling French automaker in 2014: Let us fix the business, then we can look to forge partnerships that foster our growth. He's done the first part.
Ford found a recipe for profits in EuropeMon, 20, Feb 2017
General Motors hasn't made money in Europe since Bill Clinton was president. If the world's third-largest auto-maker fails to unload its Opel European division on PSA Group, it could look to its crosstown rival in Dearborn, Mich., for an example of how to right the ship.
Buick relying less on Opel, more on ChinaMon, 20, Feb 2017
GM's European slogMon, 20, Feb 2017
Since General Motors' decision to keep the Opel division following its 2009 bankruptcy, the company has had a revolving door of executives and a tough time finding traction in the crowded European market.