General Motors’ futuristic semi-autonomous driving technology now seems tinged with nostalgia. The automaker’s “Super Cruise” self-driving function was first announced back in September 2014, but the new model many expected to be launched with the feature — the 2016 Cadillac CT6 — showed up without it. Show More Summary
IBM CEO Ginni Rometty and General Motors CEO Mary Barra will advise the president-elect on job creation in an economy driven by tech. The post Trump Taps IBM and GM Chiefs in First-Ever Sign He Gets Tech Matters appeared first on WI...
General Motors moved to increase the average incentive spend per Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, and GMC vehicle by 36 percent in November in order to clear out an inventory glut that seemingly refuses to be cleared out. According to Autodata, General Motors now has more than 873,000 vehicles in stock, nearly three months of supply. Show More Summary
It’s been over four years since General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] first announced plans for a self-driving system for its Cadillac brand known as Super Cruise. At the time, GM said the system would be made available in the “near term.” Super Cruise is now expected to debut on a Cadillac model in 2017 and on Monday Reuters reported...
Two life-sized inflatable bulls will lead a spirited PETA protest outside General Motors’ (GM) headquarters on Thursday. With signs proclaiming, “Branded, Beaten, and Slaughtered,” the protesters will demand that... The post Giant Inflatable Bulls to Demand Vegan Leather Car Interiors at GM appeared first on PETA.
Pickup trucks are about as stereotypically American as firearms, baseball, Coca-Cola, and landing on the moon. However, General Motors and Ford don’t want us hoarding all that goodness and plan on exporting their piece of the American pie to the East. Show More Summary
To play the game, you’ve got to be prepared to kiss off a few bucks. That’s what General Motors will do with every Chevrolet Bolt that rolls off its Michigan assembly line, but it’s not because the automaker suddenly felt like becoming a masochist. Show More Summary
Bloomberg: GM’s Ready to Lose $9,000 a Pop and Chase the Electric Car Boom General Motors Co. stands to lose as much as $9,000 on every Chevrolet Bolt that leaves a showroom once the all-electric subcompact starts rolling out. Sounds...Show More Summary
Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda is taking the helm of a new battery-powered vehicle project, accelerating the Japanese auto giant’s effort to catch up to General Motors, Tesla Motors and Nissan Motor in electric-car development.
General Motors plans to introduce a semi-autonomous driving system, similar to Tesla’s Autopilot, sometime next year. The system is called Super Cruise, and one aspect of how it uses hazard lights has been singled out by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration with a note of caution. Read more...
[...] the styling of the Bolt is so ordinary the people next door may not even notice the hatchback in your driveway. What Gesse and General Motors want consumers to see is a car that will cater to their everyday needs — commuting, shopping,...Show More Summary
In a letter addressed to General Motors CEO Mary Barra, renowned complainer singer Morrissey requested that the company offer vegan leather interiors for the Chevrolet Volt and upcoming Bolt EV. The request is part of a PETA campaign...Show More Summary
Buick’s Envision raised a lot of eyebrows when it hit the market earlier in 2016 as the compact crossover SUV was the first vehicle from General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] to be imported from China. (Soon we’ll also be getting the Cadillac CT6 Plug-In Hybrid by way of China.) The Envision’s first year on the market was to test the...
Classic rock icon Morrissey is revving up a new campaign to get General Motors to ditch leather in their cars.
Earlier this week we noted Morrissey continuing his tradition of written pleas in favor of animal rights; specifically, ahead of his Detroit concert he called on General Motors to manufacture some vehicles with vegan leather. Now he’s applied an even more storied Morrissey tradition to that Detroit gig: He’s postponed it. Moz’s Cleveland, Chicago, and […]
As General Motors undergoes a large-scale, multi-site campus decommissioning project, the automaker has partnered with Herman Miller and Green Standards to repurpose and recycle tens of thousands of pieces of office furniture and equipment. Show More Summary
Speaking on behalf of floppy-haired environmentalists everywhere, casually racist angst man Morrissey urged General Motors to offer vegan-friendly versions of its hybrid and electric vehicles on Monday. Read more...
In the early 2000s, Lotus (the world’s pluckiest car company) built a turbocharged mid-engine convertible for General Motors (the world’s least plucky car company) called the Speedster. The problem is now nobody can exactly agree why. So we talked to Lotus and got to the bottom of it. Read more...
On the eve of his Detroit concert, rock icon Morrissey has challenged General Motors (GM) to make the Chevrolet Volt and Bolt truly eco-friendly by offering vegan leather interiors.... The post Morrissey Calls On GM to Offer Vegan Leather in Eco-Friendly Cars appeared first on PETA.
A crop of General Motors pickups and SUVs left the factory with potentially deadly Takata airbags, but the automaker has won approval to delay their recall. According to The Detroit News, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration...Show More Summary