DETROIT — General Motors sole a European section Opel/Vauxhall progressing this year, though might lapse to a segment not as a seller of mass-market cars, though presumably charity self-driving record or mobility as a service, CEO Mary Barra said.
“Nothing keeps us from going behind to Europe,” she pronounced during an Automotive Press Association event. It’s “absolutely” possible.
GM sold a money-losing European unit to France’s PSA Group progressing this year as partial of a plan to lift out of diseased markets.
The withdrawal from Europe comes as a some-more than century-old automaker tries to reinvent itself as a tech-savvy manufacturer means to contest with a likes of Uber Technologies or Alphabet’s Waymo. Barra has been investing some-more in self-driving cars, electric car tech and ride-sharing services, with a pull into new mobility areas promulgation GM shares on a rip in a second half of a year.
The automaker showed off a self-driving Bolt in San Francisco final month and pronounced it will have them prepared for ride-sharing or ride-hailing services in 2019.
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