General Motors make record breaking profit in 2011 0

General Motors recorded their highest profit level ever in 2011. The company managed to record a $7.6 billion figure in profit, with $7.2 billion of that coming from the United States. Yearly revenue was increased by 11%. This equated to earnings of $150.3 billion turnover.  Earnings before interest and tax was $8.3 billion which is(…)

General Motors plans Opel and Vauxhall turnaround 0

General Motors are planning a turnaround on the company’s failing European brand Opel and Vauxhall. Despite posting a profit for 2011 of $9.19 billion, performances in Europe have not fared well at all. Dan Akerson has recently that demand is simply not keeping up with the amount of cars being produced. Therefore cuts somewhere will(…)

Vauxhall’s Ellesmere Port factory may close 1

Vauxhall owners, General Motor’s owners are suffering great losses in the European region. This could lead to the closure of the Vauxhall Ellesmere Port Factory. There is a stark contrast between the Jaguar Land Rover plant based in Halewood, with both companies recording a difference of a staggering £1 billion. Jaguar managed to register profits(…)

The Vauxhall Astra GTC review 0

We look at the Vauxhall Astra GTC diesel today in our review. It looks like splendid car with a lot of advantageous features. By looking at it, you can instantly tell that the car is a much sportier version of the typical Astra. It would heavily appear that Vauxhall wanted the car to rivals the(…)

General Motors sales dip in China 0

General Motors have reported a slowdown in sales in China. This is the first in six months the world’s largest automaker has experienced a dip in sales in the country. Lunar holiday In January 2011, deliveries of vehicles to China stood at 268,071 but deliveries were reduced to just 246,654 in January last month.  Many(…)

General Motors plan major investment in Arlington factory 0

General Motors, the owner of British based car company Vauxhall have said that they plan to make major investments alongside their Texan based Arlington factory this year. Investment After four months of consideration by top executive at the company General Motors has decided to invest $200 million for a new stamping plant to be built(…)

General Motors lose out to Ford in January sales battle 0

General Motors have lost out to Ford in January. Despite recording a respectable amount of sales by many other car makers’ standards, the world’s largest car manufacturer was left disappointed. They were in fact down from their own record from 2011. However no one is worried within the company according to official reports. Growth in(…)

Chevrolet jumping on the green bandwagon 0

Chevrolet plan to clearly put forward their intention of becoming an environmentally friendlier company. Stickers In what is a first for the worldwide automotive industry, Chevrolet will stick labels on every car which provide details on information about the specific vehicle’s green features within. The information will include waste reduction, manufacturing facilities, fuel saving technologies(…)

Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer hailed as success 1

Vauxhall have been seen great success this year from the Astra Sports Tourer, their flagship European model. Exports have been selling tremendously well, with the car being catered towards the European market rather than the UK. We take a look at just how well the car has been performing and why there been special praise(…)

Will General Motors turn its back on Opel? 0

General Motors have a major issue with their Opel brand at the moment. Opel, which is the worldwide version of UK based Vauxhall, have seen a fall from grace in recent times. Opel’s crisis They hit crisis points many times throughout the last 10 years or more. General Motors are currently underway with negotiations on(…)