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Employee Spotlight: Meet Sam Luinstra


In February 2020, Sam Luinstra, a vehicle regulatory analyst at our Canadian Headquarters, travelled to Northern Ghana for a two-week volunteer mission trip.

Employee Spotlight – Alaa Khamis


Meet Alaa Khamis, a Senior Advanced Technology Specialist, based out of our Canadian Technical Centre Oshawa Campus.

Employee Spotlight – Slav Berezin


Meet Slav Berezin, a Senior Advanced Technology Specialist based out of our Canadian Technical Centre Oshawa Campus.

Employee Spotlight – Jennifer Naczynski


Meet Jennifer Naczynski, a Managing Engineer based out of our Canadian Technical Centre Oshawa Campus.

Employee Spotlight – Ahmed El Ganzouri


Meet Ahmed El Ganzouri, Sustainability Programs Manager based out of our Canadian Headquarters.

Employee Spotlight – Stanley Fok


Meet Stanley Fok, Engineering Group Leader in the Infotainment Software group, based out of our Canadian Technical Centre Markham campus.

Employee Spotlight – Negin Lashkari


Meet Negin Lashkari, a Controls Development Engineer in Advanced Vehicle Prognostics, as a part of the Autonomous Driving and Active Safety team, based out of our Canadian Technical Centre Markham campus.

Michelin, GM Take the Air Out of Tires for Passenger Vehicles


Michelin and General Motors presented a new generation of airless wheel technology, the MICHELIN Uptis Prototype (or “Unique Puncture-proof Tire System”), at the Movin’On Summit for sustainable mobility today. GM intends to develop this airless wheel assembly with Michelin and aims to introduce it on passenger vehicles as early as 2024.

Chevrolet’s Industry-First Buckle to Drive Feature Reminds Teen Drivers to Buckle Up


Chevrolet Canada has introduced an industry-first Buckle to Drive feature that can help remind young drivers to buckle up before driving. Buckle to Drive is standard in the 2020 Chevrolet Traverse, and when active can prevent the driver from shifting the vehicle out of park if the driver’s seat belt is not buckled. Buckle to Drive is only available through the vehicle’s Teen Driver mode and builds upon Chevrolet’s Teen Driver system, introduced in 2015, as another step to help teen drivers stay safe on the road.

2020 Chevrolet Silverado’s New, Advanced 3.0L Duramax Turbo-Diesel Redefines Expectations


The all-new 2020 Chevrolet Silverado’s available 3.0L Duramax inline-six turbo-diesel engine adds choice and versatility for full-size truck customers, offering class-leading torque and horsepower in addition to focusing on fuel economy and capability. It is the first-ever inline-six turbo-diesel offered in Chevrolet’s full-size light-duty trucks.

We Do So Much More – Meet Jessica Neilands


Meet Jessica Neilands, a Global Supply Chain Group Leader at the CAMI Assembly Plant.

Recap Video: Oshawa Transformation Agreement


On May 8, 2019 GM Canada and Unifor reached a Transformation Agreement that benefits Oshawa employees, the Oshawa community & Canadian automotive sector.

Employee Spotlight - Ramzi Abdelmoula


Meet Ramzi Abdelmoula, a Senior Technology Specialist leading the artificial intelligence (AI) efforts at CTC Oshawa Campus.

Employee Spotlight - Tara Craigen


Meet Tara Craigen, an Engineering Group Manager for the Lateral Controls, Adaptive Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and Autonomous team at CTC Markham Campus.

Employee Spotlight - George Floarea


Meet George Floarea, a Lead Mechanical Project Engineer on the Urban Mobility team at GM Canada. George joined the GM Canada engineering team 20 years ago upon immigrating to Canada. A career highlight for George is the newly developed eBike, ARĪV, that he helped build from the ground up. He says, “The project is as much challenging as it is exciting.” He is also very proud of his several patents that have saved GM over $30 million dollars.