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General Motors, University of Michigan Show Automated Safety Features Preventing Crashes

2019-09-09

DETROIT – As General Motors moves toward its vision of a world with zero crashes, the company partnered with the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute to understand the real-world effectiveness of some of its available active safety, driver assistance, and advanced headlighting features that may prevent or mitigate different types of crashes. The results show that several of these features are making a statistically significant impact in helping to reduce crashes.

GM to Launch Collision Certification Program in Early 2018

2017-07-25

General Motors’ Customer Care and Aftersales division announced at NACE automechanika Chicago, the largest U.S. trade show dedicated to high-end technical and management-related training for automotive collision and service repair shops, it will launch a comprehensive collision certification program in 2018.

GM Concludes Consent Order with NHTSA and Creates Voluntary Cooperation Model

2017-06-22

General Motors has successfully concluded a three-year consent order with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and is working with the agency to transition to a voluntary model for continuing dialogue on important vehicle safety issues.

GM Expands Availability of Rear Seat Reminder Technology

2016-12-06

Rear Seat Reminder, an industry-first feature designed to remind drivers to check the back seat as they exit their vehicles under certain circumstances, will be offered across many Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet and GMC vehicles by the 2018 model year.

OnStar Donates $400,000 to First Responders

2016-10-06

Today OnStar celebrates its 20th anniversary by giving $20,000 each to 20 public safety personnel who experienced serious physical injury or hardship that impacted their ability to perform their jobs.

GM Paving Way to Smarter and Safer Driving at All-New Active Safety Test Area

2015-07-24

Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac will offer 22 different active safety technologies across their 2016 model year U.S. lineups, ranging from driver alerts to those that automatically intervene and assist the driver in critical situations.

 

Buick Cascada Blends Safety and Style

2015-06-16

The 2016 Buick Cascada convertible rolls into the sun early next year with a reinforced structure designed to complement its refined appearance and enhance its versatility, while bolstering the car’s strength, rigidity and chassis precession.

New Malibu Tech Helps Parents Teach Kids Safe Driving

2015-03-20

It’s hard to hand the keys to a teenager for their first drive alone. Parents know that coaching a teenager on how to learn safe driving skills is vital...

Chevrolet Helps Customers Put the Brakes on Rear Crashes

2015-01-17

Tailgating is great before football games, but in traffic, not so much. Rear-end crashes make up more than one in four of collisions reported to police each year, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration – and many are preventable.

Chevrolet’s Safety Alert Seat Goes to Work

2015-01-16

Investment adviser Angela Cusmano is a road warrior who logs 25,000 miles a year to and from guiding clients through 401K allocations and other money matters. One of her best returns on investment is General Motors'-patented Safety Alert Seat.

Chevrolet Safety Technologies Give Owners a Backup Plan

2015-01-15

Every year, millions of trash cans, lawn mowers, lamp posts and even other vehicles pay the price for the collective lack of eyes in the backs of our heads.

Chevrolet: If Crashes Turn You Off, Keep Your Alerts Turned On

2015-01-14

Safety belts, air bags and strong passenger compartment structures are responsible for saving more lives in crashes than ever. But what if those collisions never happened in the first place?

GM Reminds Parents to Have ‘The Talk’ With Young Drivers

2014-10-22

Even after the driver’s education, the practice runs and the road test, watching a child get behind the wheel – or being driven by another teen– can be a harrowing moment in a parent’s life.

Chevrolet’s Crash Course on Avoiding Collisions

2014-10-21

Even the best, most defensive drivers can end up in an unexpected crash. Chevrolet’s 2015 lineup offers key features that can help protect drivers and passengers before, during or after a crash, but the focus is on new technologies aimed at helping avoid the crash in the first place.

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