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Anatomy of a Cleanup: Getting Ready for Redevelopment

Massena, N.Y., a town of about 11,000 near the Canadian border, is among scores of communities nationwide hoping that prospective investors and developers will soon start arriving on the heels of...

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GM chairman: Auto industry growth to continue

General Motors Co. Chairman and CEO Dan Akerson said Thursday that the growth of U.S. auto industry could continue for the next several years as consumers continue to replace their older vehicles. The...

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GM: 2014 Chevy Impala production begins at Detroit-Hamtramck plant

DETROIT- Production of one ofGeneral Motors Co.’s flagship sedans is underway at its Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant. The Detroit-based automaker Monday announced the start of production at the 3.6...

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GM’s Tech Center in Warren ranked as one of the best corporate facility...

Site Selection salutes the best corporate facility projects in the world in 2012, judged by investment, high-value and high-volume job creation, creativity in negotiations and incentives, regional...

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GM shares break through $33 IPO level

General Motors shares hit a symbolic milestone this morning, rising past their initial public offering price of $33 for the first time in more than two years. The stock was trading at $33.29 on the New...

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GM: Construction underway of $258 million IT Center in Metro Detroit

General Motors Co. recently started construction on its second Enterprise Data Center at its Proving Ground in Milford. The $258 million facility, including IT equipment estimated at $158 million, was...

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GM returns to S&P 500, marking another milestone for automaker

DETROIT- General Motors Co. will return to the Standard & Poor’s 100 and 500 indices, officials announced Monday. The Detroit-based automaker will replace H. J. Heinz Co. after the close of trading...

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U.S. Treasury to sell 30 million shares of GM stock today

The U.S. government plans to sell another 30 million shares of General Motors Co. stock in a public offering today as it speeds up efforts to divest itself from a stake in the auto giant that it got in...

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Say It Out Loud: Detroit!

Say it out loud: Detroit! That’s all you have to do. Detroit. The Motor City. The Arsenal of Democracy. Motown. Techno. Detroit Rock City. “Imported from Detroit.” The city that put the world on...

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How to give old plant new life? Communities mix planning, patience in revival...

Every business that wants a place on the 92 acres where a demolished General Motors Corp. stamping plant stood for more than seven decades in suburban Grand Rapids has been rejected. Wyoming City...

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GM donates $900K to Project Lead the Way programs

General Motors Co. said Friday it is giving $900,000 to Project Lead the Way programs in Michigan that will help teach middle and high school students science, technology, engineering and math. The...

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GM expanding urban gardening program in Detroit

DETROIT- General Motors Co. is expanding a Detroit recycling program to turn vacant lots into urban gardens. The Detroit-based automaker is turning 100 steel crates used for shipping engines to Orion...

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Willow Run bomber plant to be demolished; new vehicle research center planned

A Detroit company will demolish the historic Willow Run bomber plant and build a test track and research center for connected vehicles, the trust managing former General Motors properties said today....

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GM completes $20M expansion at Warren facility

Warren — General Motors Co. said Monday that it has completed a 50,000-square-foot expansion at its Global Battery Systems Laboratory in Warren, nearly tripling the space since it opened in May 2009....

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GM’s October sales up 15.7%; Ford rises 14%; and Chrysler jumps 11%

Resilient consumers returned to auto dealer showrooms following last month’s 16-day federal government shutdown and likely helped October U.S. car and truck sales to their highest level since 2007....

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GM to invest $1.3 billion in 3 Michigan plants in commitment to local...

General Motors plans to invest $1.3 billion upgrading two Michigan assembly plants and three powertrain plants, including retooling for a new 10-speed transmission. GM said Monday the investment would...

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California developer to buy former GM industrial space in Pontiac

The man who purchased a sprawling piece of Detroit-based American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings Inc.’s 2.5 million-square-foot former Detroit Manufacturing Complex is now trying to buy his second...

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GM Breaks Ground on New Race Development Center in Pontiac

More than one year after announcing a $200 million investment to build a new 138,000-square-foot test wing in suburban Detroit, General Motors broke ground on a race engine design and development...

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General Motors to Add Stamping Plant, 145 Jobs in Lansing

LANSING – Michigan-based car giant General Motors today announced a $174 million stamping facility at the Lansing Grand River Assembly plant, expected to create or retain 145 jobs. The new facility...

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Tech Center Expansion: GM Buys Ad Agency’s Former Warren Headquarters

General Motors purchased the former Warren headquarters of an advertising agency that recently moved to downtown Detroit. The automaker plans to convert the 150,000-square-foot property — formerly...

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