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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.

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Cadillac has unveiled the next model that General Motors will build in Lansing. GM is showing off the new ATS-V at the Los Angeles Auto Show this week.

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Last Friday, General Motors announced plans for a $37-million expansion of its Delta Township auto production plant. GM will ask the city of Lansing for a tax incentive package to help finance the project. The company will make its initial request to the Lansing City Council this evening.

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This week, Lansing area residents had an opportunity to learn more about what’s happening at the large vacant tracts of land along West Saginaw where General Motors factory buildings once stood. The three sites were torn down in 2005 and in the last 18 months, officials have found chemical contamination on the grounds including 1,4 Dioxane.  

Current Sports #246 | June 2, 2014

Jun 2, 2014

Al invites Erin Davis, a representative from General Motors, and Nick Grueser, GM of the Lansing Lugnuts, to talk about the Field Makeover project at Lansing's Quentin Park. Later, Matt and Alex chime in to discuss the NHL and NBA playoffs, and give their weekend winners over a wild weekend of sports action. 


Chevy takes top prizes at this year's NAIAS

Jan 20, 2014
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The North American International Auto Show is underway at Cobo Center in Detroit. Hundreds of thousands of people will visit the show to see the latest cars, trucks, and prototypes.

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General Motors is preparing to break ground on a new 400,000 square foot logistics center at its Grand River assembly plant.

GM vehicles receive high quality ratings

Jun 21, 2013
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Many General Motors officials and workers are feeling good about the results of a closely watched annual survey.  J.D. Power and Associates’ quality study came out Wednesday.  It measures problems reported in new vehicles over their first 90 days on the road. Several GM brands including GMC and Chevrolet climbed noticeably in ratings, which reflects fewer problems reported compared to its competitors. 

General Motors unveils the new Cadillac CTS design

Mar 27, 2013
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At the New York International Auto Show this week, the Cadillac division of General Motors is announcing details of what will be new with the 2014 CTS, built in Lansing at the GM Grand River Assembly Plant.The third-generation CTS will roll off the assembly line later this year.

Dave Leone, executive chief Engineer at Cadillac, joins Current State  from the auto show in New York to discuss the new CTS.

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General Motors says production of its "next generation" Chevrolet Camaro will take place in Lansing.

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The Lansing-built Cadillac ATS is one of three models named as finalists for the North American Car of the Year Award. 

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General Motors will hire 3,000 workers from Hewlett-Packard as the carmaker moves more computer functions in-house.

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General Motors is changing the way it pays monthly benefits to white-collar retirees, and cutting its U.S. pension obligation by $26 billion.