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    GM appoints new connected-consumer chief

    2014-11-27T17:14:15Z

    Boler-Davis takes over from Mary Chan, who is leaving GM (Photo: GM) Alicia Boler-Davis will take over as head of General Motors' connected-car operations, replacing Mary Chan, who will leave the car company next year. Boler-Davis, currently senior vice president, global quality and customer experience, will hand over quality ...

  • Opel.automotiveIT
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    Interview: Opel's Neumann is committed to affordability

    2014-10-21T06:21:01Z

    Neumann became CEO of Opel in March, 2014 (Photo: GM) With a new CEO, a revamped strategic plan and a strengthened commitment from parent General Motors, Opel believes it is on the road to a sustained recovery. The European GM brand has for years suffered losses and weak sales, ...

  • vw.automotiveIT
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    Study: VW could be world's biggest carmaker in 2014

    2014-08-20T14:43:37Z

    A new study predicts that Volkswagen Group, which wants to be the world's biggest automaker in terms of unit sales by 2018, could achieve that goal this year already. Europe's largest automaker has "a good chance" to reach the target in 2014 after selling more cars than Toyota in the ...

  • gm.automotiveIT
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    GM demonstrates EN-V 2.0 in test of city driving

    2014-06-19T13:00:20Z

    Four of GMs small EV fit into one parking space (Photo: GM) General Motors is starting tests of its Chevrolet EN-V 2.0 electric vehicle to find out how the small networked vehicle functions in a simulated future urban environment. The tests of the fully networked EV are conducted in ...

  • gm mott.automotiveIT
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    GM CIO Mott is confident IT transformation making progress

    2014-06-04T07:26:09Z

    GM CIO Randy Mott spoke at the Hanover automotiveIT Congress in March (Photo: Larry Peplin) More than halfway into a massive three-year project to transform IT at General Motors, Randy Mott is confident he's making progress. The CIO, who joined the largest North American carmaker in February, 2012, cites ...

  • gm mott.automotiveIT
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    automotiveIT Congress: GM's MOTT says "IT is a strategic corporate asset"

    2014-03-13T12:27:24Z

    GM CIO Randy Mott is insourcing 90 pc of IT services (Photo: Claus Dick) HANOVER ”“ General Motors CIO Randy Mott said IT is a "strategic corporate asset" for the automaker. It can play a key role in boosting the speed of innovation, he said. Mott, who joined GM ...

  • Randy Mott.automotiveIT
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    Executive Report: GM CIO confident of progress in IT overhaul

    2014-03-10T10:05:12Z

    To build up his IT operations, Randy Mott has hired thousands of IT professionals over the past year (Photo: Larry A. Peplin) General Motors CIO Randy Mott is confident he's making progress in his three-year drive to overhaul IT operations at North America's largest automaker. In an interview with ...

  • google.automotiveIT
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    At CES, Google, automakers forge broad Android alliance

    2014-01-06T18:19:07Z

    Google has joined forces with several global automakers to extend its Android mobile ecosystem to the car. The search group has teamed up with Audi, General Motors, Honda, Hyundai and chipmaker Nvidia to form the "Open Automotive Alliance," (OAA) a global partnership designed to bring the Android platform into the ...

  • ford.automotiveIT
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    Ford appoints former Cadillac exec to run connected-car operations

    2014-01-05T12:37:24Z

    Butler was for many years a senior Cadillac executive (Photo: GM) Ford Motor has appointed Don Butler to develop its connected-car strategy, consolidating an area of growing automotive importance under one executive. Butler resigned as vice president global strategy at General Motors' Cadillac division in the summer of 2013. ...

  • GM.Barra.automotiveIT
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    Mary Barra set to become GM CEO on January 15, 2014

    2013-12-10T16:12:54Z

    Mary Barra will become the 1st woman to head a major automaker (Photo: GM) General Motors named Mary Barra to become the carmaker's next CEO on January 15, 2014. Barra, 51, will succeed Dan Akerson, who is retiring earlier than planned to deal with a family illness. Barra, who ...