500 million cars and counting: GM reinvests in Delta, other U.S. plants

May 5, 2015

GM CEO Mary Barra (right) and Chevrolet's Alan Batey (left) presented veteran Trent Brining with the keys to a 2016 Malibu to celebrate the automaker's 500-millionth vehicle.
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General Motors has been around for 106 years, and they’ve built a lot of vehicles. In fact, that number has recently surpassed 500-million. Half a billion Chevys, Cadillacs, and, of course, Lansing-built Oldsmobiles, and others. It's an amazing number. That’s far more than any other car company.

Current State speaks with James Bell, the head of Consumer Affairs at GM, about how the carmaker marked the historic 500-millionth vehicle and other recent developments at General Motors.