http://media.gm.com - As Holden continues its transition to a full-line importer and National Sales Company (NSC), it has posted a combined $128. 2 million after-tax profit for the 2015 calendar year. This result reinforces that Holden is profitable for the long term on its imported vehicle portfolio.
http://www.digitaltrends.com - Some Lyft riders will be stepping inside driverless cars within a year, the company said Thursday. As part of its partnership with GM, the ride-hailing service says tests using self-driving Chevrolet Bolts will take place in a yet-to-be-named U. S.
http://www.goauto.com.au - GMH admits it has to rejuvenate brand as it struggles to hold market share in 2016.
http://www.carscoops.com - In between modern supercars and rare vehicles of the last century bound to go under the hammer, a Cadillac Type 51 stands out.
http://www.jalopnik.com - In their quest to stay relevant as our consumption of cars changes, General Motors dumped $500 million into the ride-sharing app Lyft this year.
http://www.autoline.tv - Steve Kiefer has a big checkbook. As head of Purchasing for General Motors he awards billions of dollars of contracts to suppliers across the globe. But he doesn’t just hand out money. He has to make sure that he’s giving it to the right partners and they deliver high quality products for GM vehicles. Easier said than done. On this week’s show John McElroy’s special guest is Steve Kiefer, the Global VP of GM Purchasing and Supply Chain. Joining John on his panel are David Welch of Bloomberg and Doron Levin from Fortune.
http://www.carscoops.com - While Peugeot will start producing cars in Iran from late 2017 and Audi is considering a market entry, things have taken an awkward turn for Chevrolet.
https://consumerist.com - It hasn’t taken General Motors long to figure out how to spend its $500 million investment in Lyft. A month after the carmaker said it would use some of those funds to rent SUVs to prospective drivers, the partners unveiled plans to begin testing self-driving taxis on public roads in California. The Wall Street Journal reports that the two companies will begin testing a fleet of self-driving Chevrolet Bolt electric taxis within the next year.
http://www.detroitnews.com - Riders expected be able to opt in or out of test program when hailing Lyft car through mobile app.
https://consumerist.com - Airbnb and VRBO are shaking up the hospitality industry by letting anyone with a spare room become an innkeeper. Uber and Lyft are disrupting the for-hire car market by letting you turn your car into a taxi. While these new platforms might be opening up the so-called “sharing” economy, some of them may also be a bit too willing to share user data with law enforcement.