GMSA top technicians get ready for final round of competition

PORT ELIZABETH – The final round of General Motors South Africa’s (GMSA) Top Technician Skills Awards takes place in Port Elizabeth this week.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday September 14, 2015

GM (General Motors) female employee makes history

PORT ELIZABETH – A General Motors South Africa (GMSA) employee soared to the top of her field recently when she became the first certified female calibrator on the African Continent. Sue-Ann Lewack (39) is now leading the way in the motor manufacturing industry, an industry which is still largely dominated by men. Employee becomes the […]

Johann Verster

Published : Friday September 11, 2015

GM: Innovative Green School Opens in Joe Slovo Township

Children from the Silindokuhle Crèche in the impoverished Joe Slovo Township today received a major boost towards their education in the form of a newly built school. This project was initiated by the Love Story, the Port Elizabeth based non-government organisation (NGO) that runs community upliftment projects, education programmes and feeding schemes, who applied for […]

Johann Verster

Published : Wednesday September 9, 2015

GMSA Foundation wins prestigious Govan Mbeki Award

The Fairview Link housing project initiated by the General Motors South Africa (GMSA) Foundation recently scooped the coveted Govan Mbeki award when it was named best Social Housing Project in South Africa.

Johann Verster

Published : Thursday August 27, 2015

General Motors empowers female employees

PORT ELIZABETH – As August marks Women’s Month, General Motors South Africa (GMSA) proudly reflects on the activities of the company’s Women’s Council, a year after launching the initiative. The role of the Women’s Council, which is a global GM initiative, is to empower female employees through training, mentoring, career information and advice as well […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday August 25, 2015

GM Posts Strong Second Quarter Earnings Growth with Net Income of $1.1 Billion and EBIT-Adjusted of $2.9 Billion

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) today reported strong earnings growth for the second quarter with net income attributable to common stockholders of $1.1 billion, or $0.67 per diluted share, which included a $1.1 billion loss from special items before tax, or $(0.62) per diluted share. Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) adjusted increased to $2.9 billion […]

Johann Verster

Published : Thursday July 23, 2015

Ten Dealers in South Africa Named GM International Grandmasters

Ten South African car dealers officially became 2015 General Motors (GM) International Grandmasters. They were among the 167 dealers in the region that traveled to San Francisco to receive GM’s highest honour for its dealerships.

Johann Verster

Published : Friday May 15, 2015

GM celebrates 500 million global production milestone

General Motors celebrates 500 000 000 vehicles built globally over the past 106 years – the most by any automaker to date.

Johann Verster

Published : Wednesday May 6, 2015

General Motors South Africa Top Dealerships

GMSA honours top-performing dealers Port Shepstone, Standerton and Queenstown dealers take overall wins Cape Town provides highest overall volume dealer Pinetown, Mashishing and Standerton dealers prove top in financial services JOHANNESBURG – General Motors South Africa (GMSA) named its top-performing dealers in its annual Dealer of the Year awards evening in Sandton, Johannesburg last night.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday February 11, 2015

Xoliswa Ndungane GMSA General Manager of Marketing

01 FEBRUARY 2015 – General Motors South Africa (GMSA) has appointed a new General Manager of Marketing, effective 01 February 2015. Xoliswa Ndungane, who brings with her a wealth of industry expertise to head up the department, joins GMSA as part of a career which spans twenty years.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Sunday February 1, 2015

General Motors SA dealers uplift education in Kwa-Zulu Natal

PIETERMARITZBURG – Learners at a semi-rural school in Kwa-Zulu Natal have more room to grow this year, thanks to two new classrooms donated by Key Group Pietermaritzburg through the GM Childlife Foundation. Mike Hall-Jones (left), Key Pietermaritzburg MD and Colin Cowie, chairman of the GM Childlife Foundation look on as Gishma Johnson GMSA corporate communications […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday January 26, 2015

Exciting December sales open new doors for GMSA in 2015

07 JANUARY 2015 – General Motors South Africa (GMSA) ended 2014 on a high note after an increase in domestic retail sales in December 2014 versus November 2014 with 4 412 units sold. GMSA market share has also increased by 0.4 share points, to 8.6%.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday January 7, 2015

The Heavy Duty Industrial Washing Machine by General Motors South Africa

Port Elizabeth – A heavy-duty industrial washing machine and tumble dryer, donated by General Motors South Africa (GMSA) and delivered today (Tuesday, 4 November) to the Aloe Igazi Ward at Provincial Hospital, will help to lighten the scrub load for the Igazi Foundation’s hard working haematological services team.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday November 4, 2014

Top South African National Award For GMSA Foundation Project

Port Elizabeth – The successful development and country-wide replication of affordable, sustainable housing projects has won national recognition for the GM South Africa Foundation’s housing project manager, Lance del Monte, recently named the Housing Person of the Year 2014 by the Southern Africa Housing Foundation (SAHF).

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday November 4, 2014

Chevrolet, Opel and Isuzu October Sales Performance

03 NOVEMBER 2014 – The South African motor industry continues to grow despite a turbulent year, with October 2014 new vehicle sales totalling 59 384 units – almost 3 000 units and a 4.7% gain versus the same period in 2014. The recent growth in the overall industry can be attributed to strong direct channel sales whilst […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday November 4, 2014

Shanghai Disney Resort and Shanghai General Motors Partnership

Shanghai General Motors and Shanghai Disney Resort Sign Long-term Strategic Alliance Agreement Chevrolet to be the official vehicle of Shanghai Disney Resort Shanghai – Shanghai General Motors and Shanghai Disney Resort recently signed an agreement and announced that Shanghai General Motors is a Shanghai Disney Resort’s long-term strategic alliance participant. As the resort’s official vehicle, […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday September 24, 2014

General Motors South Africa give back to School

Employees give back to adopted school Port Elizabeth– General Motors South Africa (GMSA) employees volunteered their time today (11 September 2014) to ensure that learners at a disadvantaged Port Elizabeth school have a safer, cleaner learning environment.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday September 15, 2014

General Motors Bicycle Sharing

Pedal Power: GM Shares Bikes with 19,000 Tech Center Employees WARREN, Mich. – General Motors’ Warren Technical Center is implementing a bike share program – the first of its kind from any U.S. automaker – that will enable its 19,000 employees to commute more easily both on and off campus.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday August 26, 2014

South African Car Sales Chevrolet and Isuzu May 2013

Chevrolet Utility and Isuzu KB Lead GMSA Sales Charge in May The locally assembled Chevrolet Utility and Isuzu KB continue to show a strong presence in the local Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) market. In May 2014 the 6th Generation Isuzu KB had the best sales month of the year and was the bestselling General Motors […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday June 3, 2014

GMSA Records best market share of the year in April 2014

General Motors South Africa (GMSA) reported overall sales volumes of 4 812 in April 2014, with an overall industry share of 10.4 %.  The latest NAAMSA sales results show that the industry came in at 46 065 for the month of April, representing a decline of 10.5% compared to the same period last year. As anticipated April […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday May 5, 2014

GMSA renews support for Chair in Mechatronics at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

Port Elizabeth – General Motors South Africa (GMSA) has renewed its support for the GMSA Chair in Mechatronics at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) – contributing to developing a vital skills base for the automotive industry.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday February 11, 2014

Corporate Communications Manager at General Motors South Africa

A Familiar Face Appointed to Corporate Communications Manager at General Motors PORT ELIZABETH – Gishma Johnson has been appointed Corporate Communications Manager at General Motors South Africa (GMSA) effective 1 January 2014.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday January 17, 2014

New contact for GM Sub-Saharan Africa

15 JANUARY 2014 – General Motors South Africa today announces the appointment of a new Communications representative for GM Sub-Saharan Africa. Following a graduate programme completed with General Motors South Africa in 2013, Nandi N. Matomela was involved with Internal and Corporate Communications activities within the company during the past year.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday January 15, 2014

GMSA Continues Drive for Greener Manufacturing

PORT ELIZABETH – General Motors South Africa (GMSA) is putting ‘greener’ cars on the road, thanks to significant reductions in the energy used to manufacture each vehicle – an achievement recognised recently with ENERGY STAR certification from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for both its Port Elizabeth plants.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday December 13, 2013

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