A document containing official horsepower and torque numbers for General Motors’ new 6.6-liter V8 Duramax turbo-diesel was found buried on the GM Powertrain website — before the company quickly deleted it. GM’s new 2017 heavy-duty pickup...Show More Summary
The main reason Buick didn't get the axe while General Motors was reorganizing under bankruptcy is the brand's popularity in China. In 2015, Buick sold almost a million vehicles in China but just 223,000 in the United States. With all that success it's no wonder that Buick would appropriate a Chevrolet for sale in China. According to a report from...
August marked the second consecutive month in which sales of General Motors car brand Cadillac rose by more than 20 percent globally. In August, sales rose by 23.7% driven by a 93.4% sales increase in China, the world’s second biggest car market and the biggest overall car market. Year-to-date sales in China are up 31%. […]
Chevy global chief Alan Batey says a diesel version of the Equinox crossover and the 238-mile range EV Chevy Bolt should wake some people up about Chevy innovation. Photo: GM Like it or not, General Motors is a hot tech company, taking chances and risks, but also showing its innovation and [...]
Unionized General Motors workers in Canada ratified a new collective agreement yesterday, with the automaker agreeing to invest $421 million ($554 million CAD) into its northern operations. The deal, which sees full-size pickup final assembly come to Oshawa, was sealed after 64.7 percent of the Unifor members voted to approve it. Show More Summary
If you're watching from the outside, you might think that the US auto industry is having a moment: sales have been booming and both General Motors and Ford have been making big moves into Silicon Valley through investments in ride-sharing...Show More Summary
In June 2014, General Motors CEO Mary Barra stood stern-faced in front of her employees and a battalion of cameras and said: “I never want to put this behind us.” The Detroit auto giant had admitted to selling cars with faulty ignition switches that caused the vehicles to turn off without warning in the middle of driving. Show More Summary
General Motors of Canada workers are heading to the ballot boxes Sunday to vote on a plan that will bring final production of 70,000 trucks a year to Oshawa and new engine production to St. Catharines. Vote tallies are expected Sunday evening. Show More Summary
Globally, women are triumphing in historically male-dominated areas. 2017 may begin with women at the helm of Germany, Liberia, Norway, South Korea, the UK, the US, General Motors, the IMF, YouTube and possibly the United Nations. Slowly and incrementally, support is growing for women's employment and public leadership.
The Chevy Equinox—wait, keep reading! It happens to be the second-best selling General Motors product so far this year, right behind the unstoppable Silverado. And if it really can hit GM’s claim of 40 MPG now with your family and all the shit they need to carry, it suddenly seems a lot more interesting. Read more...
General Motors has revealed what will become the 2018 Holden Equinox, due here next year. Exact timing is still to be confirmed, although it is expected that a late-2017 debut is on the cards. Unveiled in the US today as the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox, the new SUV will replace the ageing Captiva and retire the name. Spied multiple times […]
After securing hundreds of millions of dollars in investments from General Motors and a new lease on life for the Oshawa assembly plant, Canadian Detroit Three autoworkers union Unifor is sharpening its bargaining pens to tackle Fiat Chrysler. Show More Summary
The company claims General Motors pressured the state to adopt legislation to ban direct sales.
In 2014, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed a law hat blocks the direct sales model that Tesla uses, which stopped the carmaker from selling its cars in the state. General Motors was in support of it . And now Tesla is suing the state in federal court because of it. Read more...
General Motors is searching for savings under every RenCen couch cushion as it ramps up a profit-boosting cost-cutting effort. The automaker has already chopped plenty of what it sees as fat, and is so confident in its streamlining abilities that it now claims it could weather a major plunge in sales. Show More Summary
Tesla Motors Inc. filed suit Thursday after Michigan denied it a license to open a store to sell directly to customers, saying a state law violates its constitutional rights and protects hometown rivals such as General Motors Co.
General Motors Company’s [NYSE:GM] Australian unit Holden is set to end local production in late 2017, and along with the end of production will be the demise of the rear-wheel-drive Commodore, the current version of which is sold here in high-performance trim as the Chevrolet SS. A new Commodore is coming, though it will be based on...
Trucks are coming back to Oshawa — kinda. According to The Globe and Mail, a $400-million investment will fund upgrades necessary for Oshawa to perform final assembly of General Motors pickups using bodies manufactured in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and shipped to Canada. Show More Summary
Far from a reversal of globalization, a General Motors deal bringing auto jobs back to Canada from Mexico underscores the primacy of markets.
General Motors plans to go all-renewable by 2050. Read on for the details, and join us for a Twitter chat with GM on Wednesday for the details.