2009 Pontiac G8

2008 - 2009 Pontiac G8 Recalled For Airbag Delay
2008 - 2009 Pontiac G8 Recalled For Airbag Delay

General Motors is recalling Pontiac G8 vehicles from model years 2008 and 2009. In certain circumstances, the airbag systems in those cars can suffer from a slight delay, meaning that the airbags deploy more slowly and offer less protection during crashes. According to a bulletin from the National...Read More»

2009 Pontiac G8
2008-2009 Pontiac G8: Recall Alert

General Motors is voluntarily recalling all 2008-2009 Pontiac G8 models for a front passenger airbag issue. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the potential number of affected vehicles at 38,444. Documentation from General Motors indicates the...Read More»

2009 Pontiac G8
2010 Pontiac G8: Punched About Then Booted Out

Be careful which news story on the Pontiac G8 you read first, and don't get your hopes up. General Motors has released what we think is its Final Answer about the sport sedan: It won't be coming back for 2010. In recent days, the future of the Pontiac G8 has taken the form of a novella…with some...Read More»

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General Motors' Holden Division Avoids Bankrputcy Axe: Cool RWD Chevrolets Still A Possibility

  In a move that mimics what might happen within an extended celebrity family, General Motors' Australian division, Holden, released a statement today that's essentially said, "We're doing just fine down here, thank you." The official language was more formal, and we quote, "Holden will continue...Read More»

2009 Pontiac Solstice
5 Pontiacs We're Actually Going to Miss

  While Pontiac fades into history--and takes with it most of the 5 vehicles that killed it--TheCarConnection.com is taking a moment to reflect on why Pontiac made sense at General Motors for a very long time, and why it no longer matters today. The 83-year-old brand began as Oakland in 1909. GM...Read More»

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The 5 Cars That Killed Pontiac

  So, Pontiac is dead. GM pulled the plug this morning and vehicles will stop hitting showrooms by 2010. It's no mystery why it failed. Pontiac's struggled for an image since it transformed itself from a Grandma car in the 1950s to an enthusiast's dream in the Sixties with the introduction of the...Read More»

2009 Pontiac G8
Pontiac G8 Die-Off Rumored

Carscoop, via Edmund's InsideLine, report an unnamed source's claims that the rear-drive, Holden-based Pontiac G8 will not be kept in production after it lives out approximately five more years of production. Along with rumors, they claim, of the demise of Lutz's baby, the Pontiac Solstice...Read More»

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GM Gives the Military a New Deal

General Motors says its new incentives offered to members of the military are the best from any automaker. GM's program is good for active-duty military and the reserves from all branches of the service, including the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and National Guard. It also applies...Read More»

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GM's "Very Difficult" Transformation

In technical terms, they’re called “strategic initiatives.” But for practical purposes, the wide range of changes General Motors has announced this morning amounts to nothing less than a wholesale transformation of the giant automaker – and an admission that the truck-based...Read More»

Is This Ford's Next Rear-Drive Sedan?

While Ford continues to plot its future vehicle plans, it seems increasingly likely that the company will add a new rear-drive sedan to its lineup. Our spies spotted two prototypes for the next Ford Falcon testing in the Detroit area--and we're hearing rumblings from inside Dearborn that an...Read More»

Subaru Testing EVs Stateside

The New York auto show is open to the public today, and aside from the rollicking Dodge Challenger and Pontiac G8 musclecars and the exotic Benz SL on display, they'll also be seeing a fair amount of green machines, including this experimental electric-powered Subaru. The R1e, Subaru says, is the...Read More»

Car, Truck? Will GM Ever decide?

The Pontiac G8 sports truck General Motors put on display for the New York International Auto Show was clearly about more than glitz and showmanship. Mark LaNeve, GM vice president for sales, service, and marketing, says there is clearly a space in the market for a "body integral" (read that...Read More»

Pontiac G8 Gets Corvette Power in GXP

This week’s New York auto show wouldn’t be the same without big announcements from General Motors. GM’s been dominating U.S. shows with fleets of new vehicles and new concepts--and the upcoming New York auto show will be no exception with the display of a trio of Pontiacs. We...Read More»

G8: Definitely Not Lost in Translation

We're still waiting for some seat time in the much-anticipated, rear-wheel-drive Pontiac G8 sport sedan, but the details continue to trickle in regarding exactly how the G8 differs from Australia's home-grown muscle car, the Holden Commodore SS, which the G8 will be assembled alongside...Read More»

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