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  WEB SITE USE AND LEGAL GUIDELINES   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-22)
All of the content of the General Motors of Canada Limited Web site is protected by Canadian and international copyright laws as a collective work and/or compilation, and General Motors Corporation and/or General Motors of Canada Limited owns a copyright in the selection, coordination, arrangement and enhancement of such content.
General Motors of Canada Limited will not be liable for any damages or injury, including but not limited to special or consequential damages that may result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials in this site.
General Motors of Canada Limited reserves the right, however, to make changes at any time, without notice, in prices, models, materials, equipment, specifications and availability.
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  General Motors Corporation - Wikicars
General Motors (GM) was founded in 1908 in Flint, Michigan, as a holding company for Buick, then controlled by William C. Durant, and acquired Oldsmobile later that year.
General Motors bought the internal combustion engined railcar builder Electro-Motive Corporation and its engine supplier Winton Engine in 1930, renaming both as the General Motors Electro-Motive Division.
The shared components and common corporate management created substantial economies of scale, while the distinctions between the divisions created an orderly upgrade path, with an entry-level buyer starting out with a practical and economical Chevrolet and, (assuming progressive prosperity of the buyer), moving through offerings of the several divisions until the purchase of a Cadillac.
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 General Motors Corporation | Introduction: International Directory of Company Histories   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-22)
The beginning of General Motors Corporation can be traced back to 1892, when R.E. Olds collected all of his savings to convert his father's naval and industrial engine factory into the Olds Motor Vehicle Company to build horseless carriages.
General Motors Corporation was thus formed, bringing together Oldsmobile and Buick in 1903, and joined by Cadillac and Oakland (renamed Pontiac) in 1909.
That same year Saturn Corporation was created as a subsidiary to produce compact cars in a Japanese-influenced factory in Tennessee; Saturns became popular because of their quality and the no-haggle method employed to sell them.
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 General Motors Corporation - SourceWatch
General Motors Corporation was founded in 1908 and remains headquartered at the place of its establishment in Detroit, MI.
As of June 2005, General Motors has announced that it is going to cut a total of 30,000 jobs and an unspecified number of plants over the course of 2005, according to several news outlets.
The email, from GM's western region PR staffer Diedra Wylie, describes "General Motors’ First College Journalists Event taking place in Las Vegas, NV on September 9-10th." She added, "While in Las Vegas the college journalists will have the opportunity to meet with professional journalists and GM executives who’ll be in attendance.
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 Day v. General Motors Corporation, 345 N.W.2d 349 (N.D. 1984)
General Motors Corporation (GM) disputed this and contended that Day was thrown through the window.
General Motors Corp., 311 N.W.2d 10 (N.D. 1981), our court noted that the official comment to § 402A Restatement of Torts 2d establishes that the comcept of "unreasonable danger" is an essential element of the doctrine of strict liability, and then observed that the same requirement is contained in NDCC Ch.
Generally, contributing causal negligence or fault established by competent evidence will reduce the resulting damage percentage wise by the percentage attributed to the plaintiff.
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 Dahlen v. General Motors Corporation (Memorandum Opinion)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-22)
GMC moved for the arbitrator to dismiss Dahlen's demand for a second arbitration on the grounds that Arbitration Award #1 was final and binding as to all parties, and that the second arbitration was time-barred.
On December 19, 1994, [GMC] moved for summary judgment in its favor on the grounds that the July 17, 1992 Arbitration Award was final and binding as a matter of law and that there was no issue of material fact that the Defendants had complied with said decision.
The motor mounts were then found to have no bearing whatsoever on [Dahlen's] demand for relief and his claims were denied on the merits.
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 General Motors Corporation
General Motors (GM) was formed in 1908 as a holding company for Buick.
By 1955, General Motors was the first company in America to make more than $1 billion in a single year.
Olds Motor Vehicle Company, Inc., the oldest unit of General Motors Corporation, was organized in 1887 by Ransom E. Olds with $50,000 of capital (5,000 shares of stock at $10 per share).
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 General Motors Corporation - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-22)
General Motors Corporation - Search Results - MSN Encarta
General Motors Corporation (GM), world’s largest manufacturer of automobiles and one of the world’s largest manufacturers of trucks.
Capitalism: What's good for the country is good for…, Insurance: Almost anyone who has worked for GM could…, Management: Revitalizing General...
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 1981 General Motors Corporation
General Motors was founded in 1908 as a holding company for Buick, by then controlled by William C. Durant, and acquired Oldsmobile later that year.
During the 1920s and 1930s General Motors bought out the bus company Yellow Coach, helped create Greyhound bus lines, replaced intercity train transport with buses, and established subsidiary companies to buy out tram (streetcar) companies and replace the trams by buses.
At one point it was the largest corporation in the United States ever, in terms of its revenues as a percent of GDP.
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 General Motors Corporation stock - The gift of a single share.
Founded in 1908, General Motors has grown into the world's largest industrial corporation and full-line vehicle manufacturer.
As the largest U.S. exporter of cars and trucks, and having operations in 73 countries, General Motors has a global presence in more than 200 countries.
Along with designing, manufacturing, and marketing of vehicles, General Motors has substantial interests in telecommunications and space, financial and insurance services, locomotives, automotive systems, and heavy-duty automatic transmissions.
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 General Motors Corporation - Delaware
General Motors was founded in 1908 in Flint, Michigan, as a holding company for Buick, then controlled by William C. Durant, and acquired Oldsmobile later that year.
General Motors was not just a car company that happened to have factories in Germany; GM management from the top down had extensive Nazi connections, both on a business and personal level.
General Motors’ internal documents show a clear strategy to profit from their German military contracts even after the outbreak of war between America and Germany.
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 General Motors Corporation (GM)
Smith is a member of the American Society of Corporate Executives, The Nature Conservancy Board of Directors and the Advisory Board of DB Capital Partners.
In addition, he was awarded the distinction of Officer of the Legion of Honor by the President of the French Republic, as well as the Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary, Middle Cross with Star.
General Motors (NYSE: GM), the world's largest vehicle manufacturer, designs, builds and markets cars and trucks worldwide, and has been the global automotive sales leader since 1931.
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 Lease Company: General Motors Acceptance Corporation
GMAC does not permit leases to be transferred into or within the state of AZ.
General Motors Employee leases cannot be transferred in the first 6 months of the lease period.
Lease Transfer Fee (typically paid by lease buyer):
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 General Motors Corporation
Over the past fifteen years, General Motors (GM) has joined the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to sponsor several successful student engineering competition programs.
The three-year competition, modeled after the General Motors global vehicle development process, brings students into the real world of vehicle development and better prepares to make a faster contribution to the engineering profession and the automotive industry.
General Motors Corp. (NYSE: GM), the world's largest vehicle manufacturer, employs about 325,000 people globally.
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 OSCN Found Document:KIRKLAND v. GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION
She further alleged the automobile was being used for the purpose for which it was intended and that a breach of implied warranty of fitness on GM's part was the direct and proximate cause of her injuries.
¶8 By way of answer, GM filed general and specific denial of liability and raised the affirmative defenses of Plaintiff's contributory negligence in several particulars, including driving while intoxicated and excessive speed at the time of the accident, and that Plaintiff was guilty of assumption of risk by her misuse of the product.
Buick Motor Co., 217 N.Y. 1050, it is no longer doubted that the supplier of a chattel negligently made is liable foreseeable harm to anyone injured, regardless of privity.
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 General Motors Corporation - From carriages to cars, Empire thrives, Gm tangles with federal government
Today, General Motors has about 30 percent of the auto market and faces new challenges, such as decreased productivity, rising costs of employees health benefits, and the demand for cleaner, safer, and more fuel-efficient vehicles.
General Motors traces its history back to the late 1800s, when William "Billy" Durant (1861-1947) was leading the horse-drawn carriage market in Flint, Michigan.
General Motors expanded into Canada in 1918, merging the McLaughlin Motor Car Company Ltd. and Chevrolet Motor Company of Canada Ltd. into General Motors of Canada Ltd. It also made an attempt to get into aircraft manufacturing when it purchased the Dayton Wright Company in 1919.
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 Corporate Partnerships - General Motors and The Nature Conservancy
The Nature Conservancy's partnership with the General Motors Corporation (GM) is unprecedented for both organizations because of its size and scope.
Learn more about General Motor's support of the Conservancy at gmability.com and view an interactive map illustrating truck donations to Nature Conservancy preserves around the world.
General Motors has donated more than 175 trucks to aid the often-rugged conservation work of the Conservancy.
www.nature.org /joinanddonate/corporatepartnerships/about/generalmotors.html   (371 words)

  
 Kahn v. General Motors Corporation
General Motors Corp., No. 88-CV-2982, 1997 WL 37581 (S.D.N.Y. Jan. 29, 1997).
General Motors Corp., No. 88-CV-2982, 1997 WL 37581 (S.D.N.Y. Jan. 29, 1997), the district court fully expounds on the technological and historical background surrounding the invention and accused device at issue.
In 1996, this court affirmed the judgment of the District Court for the Southern District of New York that Kahn was the sole owner of the '994 patent.
www.ll.georgetown.edu /federal/judicial/fed/opinions/97opinions/97-1277.html   (4341 words)

  
 General Motors
C.C.R.E. General Motors' vehicle factory warranties transfer when repairs are complemented with new genuine GM parts.
The use of used salvage and/or imitation/counterfeit parts is not covered by the GM factory transferable limited warranty on that part and all adjoining parts and systems which are caused to fail by these parts.
In summary, new GM parts remain General Motors' recommendation on collision repair involving air bag systems and components.
www.theccre.com /OEM_Position_Stmts/General_Motors/general_motors.htm   (774 words)

  
 StockHouse.ca : bellwetherreport.com: Analysis of General Motors Corporation
General Motors Corporation and its subsidiaries engage in the development, production, and marketing of cars, trucks, and parts worldwide.
Investors seeking the most up to date information on General Motors Corporation are invited to sign up for a free complimentary subscription to www.bellwetherreport.com.
A Lehman Brothers analyst on Tuesday May 15, 2007 lifted his rating on General Motors Corp. stock, saying the sale of Chrysler to private equity investors, along with GM's disappointing first-quarter results, could bode well for the nation's largest carmaker in its upcoming labor negotiations.
www.stockhouse.ca /news/news.asp?newsid=5513000&tick=GM   (999 words)

  
 General Motors Company (India), General Motors Corporation, Automobile Manufacturers in India, Indian Automobile ...
General Motors is the worldwide leader in car manufacture, with a 17% share in the world auto market.
General Motors India was formed in 1994 as a result of collaboration between General Motors Corporation and C.K. Birla Group of Companies.
GM India's Dealer network and after sales support system are fully functional and provide solid backing for their customers after they purchase the product and help assure total customer satisfaction and enthusiasm.
auto.indiamart.com /general-motors   (387 words)

  
 General Motors Corporation | Case Studies | Lean and the Environment | EPA
General Motors Corporation (GM) has one of the most wide-spread lean manufacturing initiatives in place in the U.S. GM grew interested in lean manufacturing in the early 1980s, as it examined elements of the Toyota Production System that had been adopted by several Japanese auto manufacturers.
The WE CARE Program is a corporate initiative that formalizes Design for the Environment and Pollution Prevention efforts into a team-oriented approach.
By focusing the rapid improvement event on streamlining the die set up and color changeover process, the team was able to reduce the need to run overtime shifts to meet customer demand while eliminating a significant waste stream, as well as the extra resin and processing associated with the scrap.
www.epa.gov /lean/studies/gm.htm   (1396 words)

  
 Client Success: General Motors Corporation
General Motors Corporation is the world's largest vehicle manufacturer.
Since the process was implemented in 1998, General Motors has met its minority candidate placement goal every year while the quality of candidates is trending higher.
GM also has grown significantly the total number of minority dealers at a time when overall dealer population has decreased, while the quality of candidates is trending higher.
www.ddiworld.com /clientsuccesses/gm.asp   (264 words)

  
 WebWire | General Motors Corporation Receives International Habitat Conservation Award
WHC members are leading the way and opening the doors to corporate habitats to educate and involve entire communities.
Over 50 Corporate Lands for Learning SM programs now reach thousands of learners from schools and scout groups to master gardeners and university researchers.
WHC devotes its resources to building partnerships with corporations and conservation groups to create solutions that balance the demands of economic growth with the requirements of a healthy, biodiverse and sustainable environment.
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