BEIJING (Reuters) - General Motors Co's joint venture with SAIC Motor Corp Ltd will recall about 2.16 million vehicles starting Aug. 15 because the engine crankcase valves may corrode, China's principal consumer protection watchdog said on Thursday. Show More Summary
Traditional carmakers putting money into buzzy Silicon Valley ride-hailing startups has suddenly become a big thing in business. General Motors invested $500 million in Lyft, Toyota just invested an undisclosed — though reportedly modest...Show More Summary
Slotting in between the SLT and range-topping Denali trim levels in the GMC lineup is a new Premium Edition package, which the General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] brand has applied to the hot-selling Yukon and Yukon XL SUVs. The Premium Edition trim doesn't quite deliver the gravitas (or the power) of the Denali, but it does bring with it special...
“We are the team minding the best interests of the customer,” says Whitney Drake, manager of social strategy and care.
General Motors will offer a stop-start option on nearly all models by the end of the decade. Continue reading Almost all GM models will have stop-start option by 2020 Almost all GM models will have stop-start option by 2020 originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 25 May 2016 11:40:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
Two more industry giants have announced major investments in ride-sharing. Following the likes of Apple, BMW, Daimler, General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] and Google, which have all made major investments in ride-sharing in recent years, Toyota and Volkswagen on Tuesday came out with their own announcements regarding a segment that could potentially...
General Motors has arrived in San Francisco to test its own self-driving system, using a modified 2017 Chevrolet Bolt. It comes just weeks after GM’s $1 billion acquisition of Cruise Automation, a self-driving startup based in the testing city. Show More Summary
Cadillac may not have a New York City building named after it like Chrysler does, but the General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] luxury division now has its own house in the Big Apple. Just what does that mean? Taking up the ground floor of the division's New York City headquarters is a 12,000-square-foot permanent exhibition called Cadillac House. It's...
Motor Coach Industries (MCI) has announced that Brian Dewsnup has been named vice president and general manager of MCI Aftermarket.
Categories: Afternoon Coffee Tags: General News Toyota Motor Corp. is expanding its recall of vehicles in the U.S. made with possibly faulty Takata airbags. The carmaker added about 1.6 million vehicles to the recall, including Toyota, Scion and Lexus cars from 2006-2011 model years. Show More Summary
Under Armour is in talks to open a flagship retail store at the base of the General Motors Building, space that was once occupied by FAO Schwarz. The deal, if it gets done, would give the growing... To view the full story, click the title link.
The first name that comes to mind when anyone says “Buick two-door” could make a comeback. General Motors wants to use the storied Riviera nameplate on a future vehicle, and it now has the trademark application to prove it, GM Authority reports. Show More Summary
It’s been seven years since Chevrolet used the “ZR1” name to denote the top-of-the-line Chevrolet Corvette. But with the seventh-generation Vette due for replacing, it looks like General Motors is planning to bring back the badge before the Corvette C7 gives way to the next-generation model. Show More Summary
VideoThe 2002 GM AUTOnomy skateboard chassis concept (image credit: General Motors) Elon Musk absolutely deserves a great deal of credit for popularizing the idea that a battery powered car could be a viable mainstream transportation product. The cult of personality around Musk is in large part the catalyst for Tesla securing [...]
General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] on May 16 trademarked the ZR1 name with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, supporting rumors the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 is set for a return. GM applies the ZR1 name to its most extreme Corvettes (ZR-1 for earlier generations) and so far has used it on the C3, C4 and C6 generations. The last ZR1 was...
General Motors is planning to develop its own carbon-fiber wheels as optional equipment for its performance-oriented cars. That’s the word from Autoblog, which found out about the company’s plans from William Rodgers, the man in charge of GM’s research and development of light polymer systems. Show More Summary
Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] buyers are generally pretty set in their ways, but research suggests some surprising buying habits that should have established German car brands on high alert as the electric car manufacturer readies its relatively inexpensive Model 3. Bloomberg, using data from Edmunds, discovered that more than a quarter of Tesla buyers...
Owners of full-size 2016 General Motors crossovers will get a welcome present in the mail to make up for the automaker’s window sticker snafu. About 135,000 retail customers will receive debit cards worth between $450 and $1,500, Automotive News reports, making GM square with owners of affected Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse and GMC Acadia models. Show More Summary
General Motors filed a trademark application for the “ZR1” name, reports AutoGuide, once again fueling rumors of the second coming of Jesus a mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette. The last time a Corvette wore the ZR1 designation, it came packing 638 horsepower thanks to a blown 6.2-liter LS9 V8. Show More Summary