GM Team Members Complete Ratification of New Four-Year Agreement

GM Team Members Complete Ratification of New Four-Year Agreement

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Agreement delivers industry-leading wage and benefit package to U.S. hourly workforce Grows GM’s U.S. manufacturing operations with investment of $7.7 billion and 9,000 jobs Press Release: 2019-10-25 UAW-GM Members Complete Ratification of new four-year agreement. Highlights: Wage increases or lump sum payments provided in each of the four yearsRetains world-class health care coverage at no additional cost to employeesEnhanced employee profit sharingShortens grow-in period for in-progression employeesA clear path for temporary employees to become permanent employees and grow to highest wage levels GM Team Members Complete Ratification DETROIT – General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) today announced that GM team members have ratified a new four-year labor agreement covering employees at 55 UAW-represented sites across the U.S. The new agreement provides GM hourly workers with a world-class wage, benefit and profit-sharing package.…
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Genovation’s All-Electric Vehicle Breaks Speed Record

Genovation’s All-Electric Vehicle Breaks Speed Record

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Updates September 25, 2019 The Genovation Extreme Electric car (GXE) made history again on September 25, 2019, by breaking the land speed record for a street-legal all-electric vehicle. The GXE broke its own world record for fastest street-legal all-electric supercar with 210.2 mph. "First, we got rained out. Then we battled massive crosswinds. The GXE still broke its own world record for fastest street-legal all-electric supercar: 210.2 mph...and there's more record-breaking to come." https://youtu.be/EuNGG_X01-E July 28, 2016 The Genovation Extreme Electric car (GXE) made history on July 28, 2016, by breaking the land speed record for a street-legal all-electric vehicle. The GXE reached the record-breaking speed of 205.6 mph during supervised tests with Johnny Bohmer Racing at Space Florida’s Shuttle Landing Facility in Kennedy Space Center, FL. The record was…
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New GM World Display Celebrates Racing Heritage

New GM World Display Celebrates Racing Heritage

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Motorsports-themed experience debuts ahead of Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix DETROIT — General Motors’ motorsports heritage takes the pole position in GM World in the heart of the company’s Renaissance Center headquarters in Detroit. A dozen modern and vintage racing vehicles and pace cars from across the motorsports spectrum fill the new display, which opens this week to the public ahead of the June 1-3 running of the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix. “The new display in GM World celebrates one of the richest histories in motorsports,” said Tim Mahoney, chief marketing officer of Global Chevrolet and GM Global Marketing Operations leader. “With the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix only a few days away, it offers a great reason to visit the Renaissance Center before heading to Belle Isle for the races.” GM…
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Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum Opens Two New Exhibits

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum Opens Two New Exhibits

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The Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum is turning up the heat this winter with two new limited-run exhibits honoring some heroes of horsepower and a legendary fixture at the front of the field. [caption id="attachment_4951" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Incredible Engines of the Indy 500[/caption] The exhibit includes the opportunity to see some of these famous engines up close and learn about the masterminds that designed these power plants, many of whom have taken their place in the Auto Racing Hall of Fame alongside the drivers they helped send to Victory Lane. Visitors will hear the roar of the powerful Novi, and the "whoosh" of the turbine engine, while a "parts petting zoo" will offer a chance to learn more about what made an Offenhauser go. [caption id="attachment_4952" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Parts Petting Zoo[/caption]…
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2018 Camaro Hot Wheels 50th Anniversary Edition

2018 Camaro Hot Wheels 50th Anniversary Edition

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Camaro Hot Wheels Edition Offers Full-Scale Fun Fans can purchase life-size Hot Wheels Camaro beginning in spring 2018 [caption id="attachment_4473" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Chevrolet and Hot Wheels revealed the 2018 Camaro Hot Wheels 50th Anniversary Edition, celebrating 50 years of partnership, performance innovation, and design. The commemorative package pays homage to iconic Hot Wheels features including a Crush exterior color and stripes that replicate the toys’ famous orange tracks.[/caption] Chevrolet and Hot Wheels today announced the 2018 Camaro Hot Wheels 50th Anniversary Edition, celebrating 50 years of partnership, performance innovation, and design. The commemorative package pays homage to iconic Hot Wheels features including a Crush exterior color and stripes that replicate the toys’ famous orange tracks. The $4,995 package, available on Camaro 2LT and 2SS coupe and convertible models, goes on…
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Chevrolet El Camino History and 1959 Ads

Chevrolet El Camino History and 1959 Ads

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Here is some history on the beginning of selling a car-truck they called the Chevrolet El Camino which started on October 16, 1958. The first generation Chevrolet El Camino last two years starting with the 1959 model. It was listed and titled in North America as a truck. It was a combination sedan/pickup truck built and was built on the Impala body. Like the Chevrolet Impala, the El Camino had the same “cat’s eye” taillights and climactic rear fins. The totals for the first generation El Camino were 1959 El Camino Total 22,246 and 1960 El Camino Total 14,163. The Ford Ranchero first generation ran from 1957-1959, two years before the new El Camino. Chevy introduced the second generation El Camino in 1964; this one was built on the Chevelle…
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Chevy Earns 2nd Consecutive IMSA GT Le Mans Manufacturer Title in 2017

Chevy Earns 2nd Consecutive IMSA GT Le Mans Manufacturer Title in 2017

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Chevrolet Earns Second Consecutive IMSA GT Le Mans Manufacturer Title 2017 Championship No. 12 since 1999 in production-based racing series With GTLM Driver and Team championships secured, Chevrolet and Corvette Racing sweep 2017 IMSA GTLM class titles Third Manufacturer Championship for Chevrolet to date in 2017 racing season Chevrolet captured sixth consecutive IndyCar Series Manufacturer Championship Camaro GT4.R secured World Challenge GTS Manufacturer title for Chevrolet BRASELTON, Ga. (Oct. 7, 2017) – Chevrolet earned its second consecutive Manufacturer Championship in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s GT Le Mans (GTLM) category Saturday at Road Atlanta. A second place finish in the 10-hour Petit Le Mans for the No. 3 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C7.R gave Chevrolet its 12th GT Manufacturer title dating back to the 2001 American Le Mans Series season. Chevrolet…
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2018 Camaro ZL1 Nascar Cup Race Car

2018 Camaro ZL1 Nascar Cup Race Car

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In this post we look at a press release for the new 2018 Camaro ZL1 Nascar Cup Race Car: Thursday, August 10, 2017, in front of the General Motors Renaissance Center Global Headquarters in Detroit, Michigan, Chevrolet unveiled the 2018 Camaro ZL1 Nascar Cup Race Car for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Performance icon expands Camaro’s Motorsports reach into premier NASCAR series [caption id="attachment_4093" align="aligncenter" width="640"] NASCAR Vice-Chairman Mike Helton (right) addresses the gathering as NASCAR Cup champion Jimmie Johnson (left) and Hendrick Motorsports teammate Dale Earnhardt Jr. (right center) and General Motors Executive Vice President Global Product Development Mark Reuss look on at the world debut of the Chevrolet 2018 Camaro ZL1 NASCAR Cup Race Car (left) Thursday, August 10, 2017 in front of the General Motors Renaissance…
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Family Vacation: 2017 Road Trip Survey

Family Vacation: 2017 Road Trip Survey

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2017 Road Trip Survey Uncovers That Nearly 75% of Americans Plan to Take a Road Trip This Year The 2017 Road Trip Survey is Commissioned by the GM BuyPower Card ® Notes Trends on How Much Road Trippers Will Spend, What They Eat and Where They Travel While On The Road Are you planning on taking a trip with your Corvette this summer? Well, here are some interesting little pieces of trivia and the new Road Trip Survey as to what other American's are thinking and planning for the summer. The popularity of a road trip is not limited to the United States. In the United Kingdom, many also enjoy the thrills of a long road trip, but some also partake in a road trip of sorts as part of…
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