General Motors of Canada Limited

General Motors of Canada Limited

February 17, 2009 13:41 ET

Media Advisory: GM CEO Wagoner to Discuss Submission of Viability Plan to the United States Treasury

DETROIT, MICHIGAN--(Marketwire - Feb. 17, 2009) - General Motors (NYSE:GM) Chairman and CEO Rick Wagoner will hold a news conference today, Tuesday, February 17, to discuss the viability plan being submitted to the U.S. Treasury and to provide an update on the company's restructuring.

The press conference will begin at approximately 6:30 p.m. EST, pending receipt of the plan by the U.S. Treasury. It will take place in the Jefferson Room of the Renaissance Conference Center on the second level of GM's global headquarters in Detroit.

The satellite feed for the press conference is:


Transponder K2

Downlink: 11740.00 Horizontal

Audio: 6.2/6.8

Ku Band, Analog

A listen and Q&A line will be available for media:

U.S. (800) 230-1092

International: (612) 234-9960

No pass code is required; just ask for the General Motors press conference

To view the press conference via webcast use the following link:

A replay of the press conference video will be available at the above URL approximately three hours after the broadcast concludes.

A conference call for financial analysts and the media will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 18 at 11:00 a.m. EST. The call will be hosted by GM President and Chief Operating Officer Fritz Henderson and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Ray Young. They will provide brief remarks, followed by a question-and-answer session (only analyst questions will be addressed). The call is expected to last approximately 60 minutes.

To join the analyst call dial (800) 830-2812 or (416) 641-6283 for international access, and ask to be connected to the General Motors conference call. The call will also be webcast live on GM's Investor website at under the Calendar/Events in the Recent Events section. The webcast and charts will available via a hot link at GM Media OnLine (

Archive: A taped replay of the analyst call will be made available from 2:00 p.m. EST, February 18, 2009, until 2:00 p.m. February 20, 2009. Please dial 1-800-633-8284 (or 402-977-9140 for international access) and enter reservation number 21415476 to access the taped replay.

Contact Information

  • GM Financial Communications
    Renee Rashid-Merem
    (313) 665-3128 (office) or (313) 701-8560 (mobile)
    Technical/broadcast questions:
    GM Global Communications Operations
    Len Marsico
    (313) 665-3177 (office) or (313) 610-2091 (cell)