General Motors Bringing Over 25 Vehicles to Auto Shanghai 2011

General Motors and its joint ventures have announced that they will display more than 25 production and concept vehicles under their growing portfolio of brands at Auto Shanghai 2011, which opens to the public on April 21.

“General Motors is proud to be participating in this year’s leading auto show in China. We are introducing a range of compelling designs and new products as well as our latest technology for the future. This will give the people of China a good indication of where GM is headed in our company’s largest global market,
” said Kevin Wale, President and Managing Director of the GM China Group.

Shanghai GM will be showing a number of Buick, Chevrolet and Cadillac models under the theme of “Creative Leadership and a Green Future.” The new Chevrolet Malibu will make its global debut in a simultaneous reveal with the Chevrolet Facebook page. Auto Shanghai 2011 will also see the global premiere of the Buick Envision SUV concept vehicle. Among the other new products that will be making their China debut on the Shanghai GM stand are the stunning Cadillac CTS Coupe and the Chevrolet Captiva SUV.

Another Chinese joint venture of the American carmaker, SAIC-GM-Wuling, will be showing the first model from its new Baojun passenger vehicle brand for the first time at a motor show. The Baojun 630 will give the audience a preview of things to come from the company that has been famous for its Wuling mini-commercial vehicles. FAW-GM, GM’s light duty truck joint venture, will also unveil a locally developed and built model for a new pickup.

“Shanghai OnStar will be participating in Auto Shanghai 2011 as well. It will announce new on-board telematics services that will become available for its rapidly growing roster of subscribers across the country,”
the GM press release states.
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