General Motors names Steve Carlisle senior vice president and president, Cadillac

Steve Carlisle, pictured above, began his career with General Motors in 1982.

By CRM Staff Detroit, Michigan — April 19, 2018 — General Motors (GM) recently announced the appointment of Steve Carlisle as GM senior vice president and president, Cadillac, replacing Johan de Nysschen, who is leaving the company effective immediately. Travis Hester, currently vice president, Global Product Programs, is named president and managing director, GM Canada, […]

AV Report: The flaw in current sensors and Tesla’s financial issues

Elon Musk is apparently unconcerned to by suggestions that Tesla is driving him into poverty.

By Jeff Sanford Toronto, Ontario — January 27, 2018 — In this week’s Autonomous Report, lawsuits related to AVs, the flaw in current sensors and much, much more. Dozens of media stories appeared this week noting a collision involving a Tesla. According reports the vehicle was traveling in semi-autonomous mode when sensors failed to pick […]

Pay it forward: GM Canada to invest $1.8 million in STEM

CTC Markham – Canada's newest and largest automotive software hubMinister of Innovation Navdeep Singh Bains and CTC Markham – Canada's newest and largest automotive software hub.

By CRM Staff Markham, Ontario — January 23, 2018 — General Motors (GM) Canada has announced it will invest $1.8 million into a fund supporting science technology engineering and math (STEM) educational programs. The announcement, made at the grand opening of CTC Markham, indicated that the funds would be directed at future innovators looking to […]

Ribbon Cutting for CTC Markham: GM opens Canada’s largest auto tech hub

GM Canada's CTC Markham, the country's largest automotive software centre, opened on Friday

By CRM Staff Markham, Ontario  — January 22, 2018 — On Friday, General Motors Canada officially opened the Canadian Technical Centre (CTC) Markham. Expected to employ more than 700 staff members, the site will focus its efforts on software development for active safety, in-car infotainment systems self-driving vehicle controls. “CTC Markham represents a new kind […]