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Method of communicating vehicle messages using short message system messages

Patent Number 9659499 - May 23, 2017

A system and method for communicating reportable vehicle events via SMS messages. The method carried out by the system includes storing a…

Method of detecting a vehicle tire theft

Patent Number 9649895 - May 16, 2017

A system and method for detecting a missing vehicle tire and notifying a user of the vehicle about a potential vehicle tire theft. The method…

Parking garage environment detection and EHPE determination for vehicular navigation

Patent Number 9644970 - May 9, 2017

Implementations of the present invention contemplate obtaining a more accurate estimated horizontal position error (EHPE) under conditions in…

Fast estimation of UTC time in a mobile device using GNSS

Patent Number 9645247 - May 9, 2017

A method is described for estimating the coordinated universal time (UTC). The method involves receiving, by a satellite navigation receiver,…

Automated, targeted diagnostic probe using a vehicle telematics unit

Patent Number 9645971 - May 9, 2017

A system and method for providing diagnostic assistance to a driver of a vehicle when calling a call center following a diagnostic warning…

General Motors Patent Applications

PROVIDING VEHICLE OWNER'S MANUAL INFORMATION USING OBJECT RECOGNITION IN A MOBILE DEVICE

Application Number 20150347848 - December 3, 2015

There is provided a communication system that includes a vehicle and a mobile device, and a method uses that system to provide vehicle owner's…

AUTOMATICALLY CONTROLLING THE LOUDNESS OF VOICE PROMPTS

Application Number 20150341005 - November 26, 2015

A system and method of regulating automatic speech recognition (ASR) playback of audible prompts includes: generating an audible prompt via a…

DETECTING THE PRESENCE OF A HANDHELD COMMUNICATION DEVICE IN A VEHICLE

Application Number 20150341757 - November 26, 2015

A system and method for determining whether a handheld communication device (HCD) is located inside a vehicle includes: receiving at a central…

VEHICLE TELEMATICS UNIT POWER MANAGEMENT

Application Number 20150341862 - November 26, 2015

A system and method of power management of a telematics unit in a vehicle is provided. The method includes the steps of: determining that the…

STATUS-ASSISTED COMMUNICATIONS WITH A VEHICLE

Application Number 20150319511 - November 5, 2015

A method of sending data from a central facility to a vehicle includes transmitting a vehicle identifier to a status server from a central…

General Motors Federal Litigation Filings

Jenkins et al v. General Motors LLC et al

New York Southern District Court - May 22, 2017

Butler v. General Motors, LLC

Texas Western District Court - May 22, 2017

Gomez v. General Motors

Utah District Court - May 22, 2017

RIEGLE, JR. et al v. GENERAL MOTORS LLC

Indiana Southern District Court - May 19, 2017

Johnson et al v. General Motors, LLC

Texas Northern District Court - May 19, 2017

General Motors Federal District Court Decisions

King v. General Motors, LLC

Florida Middle District Court - May 18, 2017

ORDERED: Defendant General Motors, LLC shall have until June 2, 2017, to provide the Court with sufficient information so that it can…

Mazzocchi v. General Motors LLC et al

New York Southern District Court - May 4, 2017

MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER: New GM's Motion in Limine 32, which seeks an across-the-board ruling categorically excluding certain…

Craine v. General Motors LLC

Arkansas Eastern District Court - April 28, 2017

JUDGMENT: The complaint is dismissed with prejudice. Signed by Judge D. P. Marshall Jr. on 4/28/2017. (jak)

Bryde et al v. General Motors, LLC

California Northern District Court - April 27, 2017

ORDERTO CONTINUE ADR COMPLETION DATE AND MODIFY SCHEDULE granting 43 STIPULATION. Case Management Statement due by 11/7/2017. Further Case…

Counts et al v. General Motors, LLC

Michigan Eastern District Court - April 20, 2017

ORDER Denying 22 Motion for Clarification. Signed by District Judge Thomas L. Ludington. (Sian, M)

General Motors State Court Decisions

Donze v. General Motors

South Carolina Supreme Court - May 17, 2017

The United States District Court for the District of South Carolina certified two questions to this Court regarding the availability of…

Mazzocchi v. General Motors LLC et al

New York New York Southern District Court - May 4, 2017

MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER: New GM's Motion in Limine 32, which seeks an across-the-board ruling categorically excluding certain…

Counts et al v. General Motors, LLC

Michigan Michigan Eastern District Court - April 20, 2017

ORDER Denying 22 Motion for Clarification. Signed by District Judge Thomas L. Ludington. (Sian, M)

Mays et al v. General Motors LLC et al

Alabama Alabama Northern District Court - April 19, 2017

MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by Judge Virginia Emerson Hopkins on 4/19/2017. (JLC)

Whitaker v. General Motors Corporation

Louisiana Louisiana Eastern District Court - April 12, 2017

ORDER AND REASONS re 29 Motion for Leave to File Second Amended Complaint. ORDERED that Whitaker's Motion for Leave to Amend is GRANTED…

General Motors Federal Appellate Court Decisions

Lonny Acker v. General Motors, L.L.C.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit - April 10, 2017

Joseph Verrett, Sr. v. General Motors Automotive

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit - April 3, 2017

Beck Chevrolet v. General Motors

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit - December 29, 2016

Geri Siano Carriuolo, et al. v. General Motors Company

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit - May 17, 2016

Sandra Underwood, et al v. General Motors, L.L.C.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit - April 5, 2016