General Motors is planning a massive Cadillac revival -- to help pay for more fuel-efficient pickup trucks.
General Motors is working on a new technology that looks a lot like temporary autopilot. Omar Villafranca takes a super-cruising car out for a spin.
DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. safety regulators have closed investigations into about 500,000 Ford Motor Co and about 100,000 General Motors Co vehicles without calling for recalls, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on Tuesday. Show More Summary
Millions of General Motors vehicles have been found to contain a deadly ignition switch defect. Among those cars is the 2004 Saturn Ion. And while that may seem insignificant to the vast majority of consumers, it resulted in a judge clearing a Texas woman for a car accident that killed her fiancé. The Associated Press reports that the judge’s … [More]
A Texas woman was exonerated when a seven-year-old negligent homicide conviction was overturned due to evidence linking the conviction to the February 2014 General Motors ignition switch recall. Automotive News reports Candice Anderson was cleared in the death of her boyfriend in 2004, which happened in her Saturn Ion. Show More Summary
A woman in Texas is celebrating a cleared criminal record after being exonerated in a fatal crash now linked to General Motors' faulty ignition switches. Candice Anderson was driving a Saturn Ion in 2004 when she struck a tree. The incident injured her and killed her boyfriend in the front passenger seat. Show More Summary
Honda admitted to not reporting 1,700 injury and death claims to U.S. authorities. Also, a Texas woman was cleared of wrongdoing in her husband's death after General Motors admitted that the car she was driving had a faulty ignition switch. Jill Wagner reports on the day's top MoneyWatch headlines.
By Ben Klayman NEW YORK (Reuters) - General Motors Co President Dan Ammann on Monday said he expects "more of the same" next year from a U.S. auto market that has been growing slowly, while he is bracing for continued soft demand in other parts of the globe. Show More Summary
Less than a year ago, General Motors claimed that only 13 fatalities had resulted from a faulty ignition switch issue. Now three months after a plan to compensate victims was set up, 35 death claims have been accepted. Reuters reports that two additional deaths have been attributed to the defective switch, while no additional injury claims were approved. So far, … [More]
In a tale of death, bad fortune, shoddy police work, and the real-life ramifications of the faulty General Motors ignition switch, a Texas woman convicted of negligent homicide in 2007 was cleared of that crime today after the switch in her Saturn Ion was deemed to be at fault in her boyfriend's death. Read more...
By Jessica Dye NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two additional deaths have been attributed to a faulty ignition switch in General Motors Co vehicles, bringing the total to 35, according a report on Monday from the lawyer overseeing a program to compensate for deaths and accidents linked to the part. Show More Summary
Shanghai General Motors took 32 cars to this year's Guangzhou Motor Show, with its Chevrolet Sail 3 leading the way. After putting almost 1.4 million of them into Chinese hands, the third generation of the Bowtie's entry-level sedanShow More Summary
SUMMARY Detroit is the largest city in the state of Michigan and was one of the most powerful industrial centres in the country. Hosting Ford, Chrysler and General Motors headquarters, the city had a huge metropolitan area which attracted workers who stablished there on the rise of industrialization. Show More Summary
Following the significant outcry surrounding the General Motors and Takata airbag safety crises this year, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration seems to be taking a much more aggressive role in pushing owners to repair their recalled vehicles. Show More Summary
General Motors may be an American automaker first and foremost, but it can see straight into Windsor, Canada from its Renaissance Center headquarters on the Detroit River, and has considerable operations in the True North. And now, GM's...Show More Summary
Going its own way, Arizona has filed a $3 billion lawsuit against General Motors over the February 2014 ignition switch recall. The New York Times reports Arizona attorney general Thomas C. Horne threw down the lawsuit Wednesday, alleging the automaker defrauded the state’s consumers through advertising, public statements and its website. Show More Summary
Earlier this year, General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] CEO Mary Barra confirmed plans to build an additional model at one of the main plants for the automaker's European division Opel, the Rüsselsheim plant in Germany. The plant already produces Opel’s Insignia range of sedans and wagons, and from next year will also build the Zafira MPV...
Holden could get a new German-built flagship SUV before the end of the decade after the boss of parent company General Motors confirmed Opel would begin production of the model by 2018. GM CEO Mary Barra (below) announced the new SUV would be built at Holden sister brand Opel’s headquarters in Russelsheim, Germany, and would [...]