News results for "maven"

How 'Tidying Up' maven Marie Kondo brought neatness to the world

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - "Tidying Up" maven Marie Kondo talks about everything from pearl barley tea to the joy she gets from showing the world how to stay organized.      

Dallenbach, Ickx among 2020 Motorsports HoF of America inductees

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Wally Dallenbach, an Indy 500 veteran turned race official who brought safety to the forefront of open-wheel racing and two of the biggest men in motorsports, literally and figuratively, Tiny Lund and Ivan “Ironman” Stewart, head the 2020 Motorsports Hall of Fame of America. In one of the largest classes in recent history, motorcycle maven Chris Carr, stock car champ Red Byron, car owner Rick Hendrick, publisher Floyd Clymer, drag racer George Montgomery and the versatile Jacky Ickx join that trio above and will be inducted March 16-17 at Daytona Beach, Fla.

Your BMW May Someday Be Cleaned By An Aerial Drone

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Automakers have been talking about a shift from new car sales towards a more service-oriented business model for some time, but for many of these car companies such a shift has proven difficult. One reason for this emerged in recent news about the General Motors Maven car-sharing experiment, in which the massive automaker struggled to…

GM's Maven exits show tough road for mobility

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Maven's exit from eight markets is the latest example of the balancing act automakers face between investing in emerging but unproven business models and reinvesting in their primary function of manufacturing and selling vehicles.

General Motors’ Maven Car-Sharing Service Exiting 8 of 17 N. American Markets

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - General Motors plans to pull its Maven car-sharing service out of eight cities in North America, including Boston and Chicago, while continuing to focus on markets with stronger demand, including Toronto, Los Angeles and GM’s home in Detroit.