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General Motors set sales records in China in 2014

General Motors and its joint ventures sold a record 3,539,970 vehicles in China in 2014, an average of one vehicle every 9 seconds and almost 9,700 vehicles each day. GM’s sales were up 12.0% from the previous high of 3,160,377 vehicles sold in 2013.

General Motors to start exporting cars from India

employees work on a Chevrolet Beat car on an assembly line at the General Motors plant in Talegaon

General Motors India said it would begin exporting vehicles from the country and start selling a left-hand-drive version of its Chevrolet Beat hatchback to Chile in the first quarter of 2015.

General Motors failed to fix defect – twice

General Motors failed to fix defect - twice

General Motors discussed two separate fixes for an ignition switch defect in 2005 but canceled both of them without taking action, according to a memo released Sunday by the House subcommittee investigating GM’s handling of the defect and a subsequent recall.

NHTSA demands recall data from General Motors

In this Tuesday, June 15, 2010, photo, workers at General Motors' Lordstown Assembly plant in Lordstown, Ohio put the final touches on Chevy Cobalts. U.S. safety regulators are demanding that General Motors turn over documents detailing what the company knew when about a dangerous ignition problem that has been linked to 13 car-crash deaths. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan, File)

U.S. safety regulators are demanding that General Motors turn over reams of documents and other data showing what the company knew and when it found out about a dangerous ignition problem that has been linked to 13 car-crash deaths.

VW poised to beat GM for China sales crown

VW poised to beat GM for China sales crown

Volkswagen plans to invest 18.2 billion euros ($25 billion) through 2018 to expand in China. In the first 11 months of this year, the automaker boosted sales by 17 percent to 2.96 million vehicles, with its namesake brand accounting for almost 80 percent of the deliveries.