Given the relatively low trading volume of its shares on the TSX and the fact that GM’s NYSE listing provides its shareholders with sufficient liquidity, the automaker said it believes that the costs associated with maintaining a dual listing are no longer justified.
“Maintaining our global coatings approvals and earning the GM Supplier of the Year Award 12 times exemplifies our commitment to General Motors,” said Marvin Gillfillan, BASF Refinish Coatings vice president.
GM says its new collision certification program will build on current training- and tool-focused programs, but also adds standards for pre- and post-repair scanning, calibration and overall repair.
GM says in-vehicle app testing is the next step for app developers that have already created a proof of concept using the company’s next-generation infotainment software development kit.
The award went to Stant’s Pine Bluff manufacturing facility, where the company manufactures Stant fuel closures, valves, thermostats and filler pipes.
The Stant manufacturing facility in Romeoville, Illinois, which produces evaporative emissions canisters and front end carriers, achieved platinum level award status for shipping excellence from GM. The Pine Bluff, Arkansas, plant, which manufacturers Stant fuel closures, valves, thermostats and filler pipes, was recognized with gold level award status for outstanding shipping performance.
The new investments cover multiple new vehicle, advanced technology and component projects. A combination of 1,500 new and retained jobs are tied to the new investments. Details of individual projects will be announced throughout the year.
General Motors’ Ignition Switch Crisis Changed Company’s Culture, Mark Reuss Tells Automotive News World Congress
Reuss said when the ignition switch defect – a decade-old problem linked to more than 100 fatalities – surfaced just weeks into Mary Barra’s tenure as CEO, it sent a powerful message across the automaker’s workforce.
One of the nation’s largest corporations is 105 years old today, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. General Motors (GM) was conceived by William Durant of Flint, Mich. In 1908, when GM was founded, there were just 198,000 cars and trucks in the U.S. Today, domestic manufacturers produce that many cars alone in just over 25 days.