Category: General Motors

Labour Strike at GM’s Halol Plant

General Motors India is again facing a labour unrest, the second time in the last 14 months, at its mother plant in Halol. Production has come to a standstill, and over 700 workers have joined an indefinite strike at the company’s Halol plant near Vadodara. Till Thursday evening, there was a production loss of 285 vehicles. GM India …

GM May Pay Dividend, Fund Pension By Mid-2012

GM could pay a dividend as soon as 2012, according to one analyst from Barclays Capital. The possible dividends could come after the company contributes at least $ 5.5 billion in cash to its US pension fund in each of the next two years. Dividend payouts in 2012 would require exceptional performance on the pension assets so that …

Snap – Chevrolet Beat

We’ve all ooh-ed and aah-ed over the pics but it still doesn’t prepare you for the Beat’s styling. Where Indian hatchbacks are painted signboards, the Beat a big flashing neon sign that prefers primary colours and where possible fluorescence. The lines are bold, chunky and muscular, from the well-defined double creases at the wheel arches, to the strong …

Chevrolet Spark Diesel to Hit Market Soon

We already reported earlier about the Beat LPG launch and Beat Diesel Launch, the company will soon launch the Diesel version of Beat that will equipped with a 1.0-litre diesel engine that will deliver around 57bhp of power and 140-150Nm of torque. This may give a tuff competition to the current class leader Maruti Alto. General Motors India’s Vice President …

GM Reports First Profit Since 2004

General Motors, which nearly collapsed from the weight of its debts two years ago before reorganizing in a government-sponsored bankruptcy, said on Thursday, it earned $4.7 billion in 2010, the most in more than a decade. Its first full-year profit since 2004, ending a streak of losses totalling about $90 billion.  The profit was the biggest at the …

Spied – Chevy Beat TCDi (June Launch)

Sticking to this basic marketing strategy, Chevrolet has decided to launch the diesel version of its successful model, the Beat. Yes; you have heard that absolutely correct! Not even a week has passed since Chevrolet unveiled the Chevrolet Beat LPG priced in the band of Rs.4.10 to Rs.4.53 Lakh & auto market’s wants the attention to be with it only as decks are cleared for the Beat’s …

Cadillac CTS-V Sedan will hit Indian shores by 2012

The General is bullish in India, so much so that the luxury range topping Cadillac marque will hit Indian shores come 2012. To be positioned as the luxury brand of Chevrolet in India, the Cadillac will occupy space amongst the Jaguar, Mercedes Benz and BMW crowd. Since the car is no less than Mercedes E-Class, BMW 5-Series or Audi A6 it is expected …

Chevrolet Beat LPG Launched

GM India has secretly launched the Chevrolet Beat LPG, that is equipped with Next Generation LPG Kit. Unlike the regular Venturi-type kit that has been ruling the market till now, the new LPG Beat comes with Advanced Multipoint Sequential LPG Injection Technology type kit which delivers an ARAI certified mileage of 13.29 kmpl. This new version is aimed to …