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GM Faces Pushback on Self-Driving Vehicle Plan

General Motors is facing pushback over its request that U.S. regulators waive some automobile safety standards to make it possible to deploy a ride-sharing fleet of driverless cars without steering wheels or other human controls, according to an article by Reuters.

Michelin, GM Developing Airless Tire for 2024

Michelin and General Motors presented a new generation of airless wheel technology, the MICHELIN Uptis Prototype (or “Unique Puncture-proof Tire System”), at the recent Movin’On Summit for sustainable mobility.

GM Collision Shop Locator Goes Live

Mitchell has announced the launch of the GM collision shop locator at

Post-Collision Alignment and Recalibration Specs: 2008-2017 Chevrolet Traverse, Saturn Outlook, GMC Acadia and Buick Enclave

The 2008-2017 Chevrolet Traverse, Saturn Outlook, GMC Acadia and Buick Enclave are all based on the Lambda platform and represent a large portion of GM vehicles.

GM Approves Drew Technologies’ DriveCRASH for Collision Repair Network

Drew Technologies announced that its collision-focused diagnostic platform, DriveCRASH, has been officially approved by General Motors for their collision repair network.

GM to Invest $300M, Add 400 Jobs at Michigan Plant for New Chevrolet EV

General Motors is investing $300 million in its Orion Township, Mich., assembly plant to produce a new Chevrolet electric vehicle that will bring 400 new jobs to the Orion plant.

GM Approves AirPro Diagnostics System for Repair Network

AirPro Diagnostics announced that GM, after testing the AirPro scan tool utilizing GM GDS 2 software at its Global Technical Center in Warren, Mich., has certified that the AirPro system meets their requirements for their network of collision repairers.

Reports: GM and Amazon in Talks to Buy Electric Pickup Truck Maker

Reuters and other major media outlets have reported that GM and are in discussions to invest in Rivian Automotive, an electric pickup truck maker based in the U.S.

GM, Cruise Advance Efforts to Commercialize Self-Driving Cars

General Motors (GM) and Cruise are taking the next step toward commercializing autonomous vehicle technology with the appointment of Dan Ammann as CEO of Cruise.

Honda to Invest $2.75 Billion in GM’s Self-Driving Car

Honda Motor Co will invest $2.75 billion and take a 5.7 percent stake in General Motors Co’s Cruise self-driving vehicle unit, to jointly develop autonomous vehicles for deployment in ride services fleets around the world, according to a Reuters article.

California Autobody Association Los Angeles Hosts Chapter Meeting with Dave Luehr

The Los Angeles Chapter of the California Auto Body Association (CAA) announced it is hosting a meeting on Sept. 13, 2018 featuring Dave Luehr, founder of Elite Body Shop Solutions and co-author of “The Secrets of America’s Greatest Body Shops.”

Kent Automotive Approved by Ford, GM

Kent Automotive now offers more than 80 Ford and General Motors OEM-approved and recommended parts and products for vehicle repair.