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GM Going Green And Very Lean
GM Going Green And Very Lean

The Scottish poet Robert Burns once said, "The best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry." Why bother planning then? Well, as Congress made abundantly clear during the Big 3 bailout talks last fall, you have to have some kind of plan in place before you can expect any help. (Unless, of course...Read More»

2009 Cadillac Converj Concept
2009 Detroit Show: Cadillac Converj Concept

 Cadillac will join the Chevrolet Volt in the march toward electrified vehicles, if GM's new concept Converj is any indication. The Converj was the surprise announcement at the 2009 Detroit auto show, on display alongside the 2010 Cadillac SRX, the 2010 Chevrolet Equinox and the Orlando MPV and...Read More»

2010 Cadillac SRX
2010 Cadillac SRX Preview

My, how things have changes: Consider that the 2000 Escalade is credited with helping save Cadillac from certain disaster. Now that vehicle is somewhat of a pariah. Small is the new big, and that's the direction GM is going with their 2010 Cadillac SRX, which will land in dealers this spring. The...Read More»

2008 Cadillac Provoq Concept
GM-Volt.com Spreads Cadillac E-REV Rumor

According to GM-Volt.com, the most likely vehicle to next roll forth on electric power alone from GM's studios is a Cadillac of some sort, perhaps based on the next-gen SRX Crossover. GM-Volt.com's sources have told them GM has a new E-Flex E-REV vehicle up its sleeve and intends to unveil it in...Read More»

Audiovox picture frame
TheCarConnection.com's Holiday Giveaway Grand Finale!

We've been rewarding you all week for kicking in comments on our blog--and today we're firing off 10 fabulous prizes in our Holiday Giveaway so we can ship them out tomorrow in time for Christmas. But first, yesterday's winner is JKD, who had an unfortunate experience with another iGo: Yes, it’s...Read More»

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GM Takes Drastic Action, Announces Record Production Cutbacks

"Reeling from a 41 percent drop in its November U.S. sales," says Automotive News, and not quite sure where the money to stay afloat will come from after yesterday's rejection of the domestic auto bailout deal, GM will cut about 30 percent of its North American production capacity during the first...Read More»

Cadillac CTS 2.9-liter turbodiesel V-6
Speaking of Great Cadillac Engines...

If you followed my trip from Atlanta to Los Angeles, just completed in an old Mercedes-Benz diesel running on veggie oil, you know I'm a fan of the diesel engine. And since I have great respect for the design, performance, and engineering behind Cadillac's latest CTS sedan (and stunning CTS Coupe...Read More»

GM 3.6-liter DI VVT V-6
GM 3.6-Liter V-6 Makes Ward's North American Ten Best Engines List

GM might be an ailing patient, but its technological heart beats strongly with engines like the 3.6-liter VVT, direct-injected V-6 found under the hoods of products like the Cadillac CTS, STS, and GM Lambda crossovers (Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse, Saturn Outlook, and GMC Acadia). This engine...Read More»

1973 Ford Pinto Runabout
U.S. News Publishes List: "10 Cars That Sank Detroit"

Speculation runs rampant as to why Detroit's Big Three find themselves in their current predicament. U.S. News and World Report's Rick Newman has his own view, and below we'll give you a quick run through his short list of the vehicles that caught Detroit with its pants down and its eyes focused on...Read More»

2008 Cadillac CTS Coupe Concept
GM Kills Cadillac CTS Coupe Launch

And if you didn't think GM was in real trouble... The beleaguered automaker has just canceled the launch of its stunning Cadillac CTS Coupe at next week's LA Auto Show, according to the U.K.'s AutoCar. They say it's part of GM's radical new thinking on its future lineup, forced by its festering...Read More»

2009 Dodge Ram 1500 ST
TheCarConnection.com's Best In Class: Pickup Trucks

Yes, the economy's in trouble, and no one's quite sure where the plummeting markets and federal bailout plans will end. But to the editors of TheCarConnection.com, there's never been a better time to buy a new pickup truck. Think about it: If you truly have a need for the towing and hauling...Read More»

Impala On Fire
GM Releases Third-Quarter Results

Alongside its decision not to pursue a purchase of Chrysler, GM released its third-quarter 2008 financials, which they claim reflect "rapidly deteriorating market conditions in the U.S., slowdowns in other mature markets around the world, and continued losses at GMAC Financial Services (GMAC)."...Read More»

2009 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid
What Would Charles Barkley Drive (WWCBD)?

What would you ask an NBA standout and future Alabama governor if you ran into him at a local bagelry? Probably WWCBD, right? (Translation: What Would Charles Barkley Drive?) That was me today. The Round Mound of Rebound stood in front of me in line at an Atlanta-area Einstein's Bagels where he was...Read More»

2009 Cadillac Escalade
GM Axes New Suburban, Tahoe, Escalade Platform

In further signs of the times, the New York Times reports that General Motors executives didn't give a second thought to axing the planned $2 billion development of a brand-new platform, the now stillborn CXX. It was to underpin next-gen Suburbans, Tahoes, Escalades, and Yukons, "brawny tanks that...Read More»

2010 Ford Mustang
2008 Los Angeles Auto Show Preview

The 2008 Los Angeles auto show is less than a month away--and some of the launches already confirmed for the L.A. show are split on green trends and on horsepower: 2010 Ford Mustang: You've seen plenty of spy shots of the 2010 Ford Mustang--including some put out there by the company itself, as it...Read More»

2010 Ford Fiesta
Consumer Reports Rates Ford and Japanese Brands Highest

We reported earlier today about Ford Motor Company's solid reliability ratings in Consumer Reports' 2008 Annual Car Reliability Survey. Says Consumer Reports, "on average, Ford continues to build the most reliable American cars." But the comprehensive test also revealed that reliability of European...Read More»

2009 Cadillac SRX
Cadillac Recalls SRX for Shifter Interlock

Yet another reason to engage that parking brake routinely, even if you do drive an automatic; Cadillac announced a recall of 17,301 SRX SUVs due to a defective shift-brake interlock. The defect allows the gear selector lever for the automatic transmission to be moved out of park without the brake...Read More»

Charlie Rangel Benz
Charlie Rangel's Deadbeat Benz Sparks Ire

While you've been renting a storage bin somewhere to keep your prize 240Z "project car," House Rep. Charlie Rangel (D.-New York) has been using a spot in Washington at the House of Representatives parking garage for the same purpose, the New York Post reports. The classic Benz has been sitting in...Read More»

2010 Saab 9-4X
Spy Shots: 2010 Saab 9-4X

These are the best and most revealing spy photos of the new smaller SUV from Saab, the 9-4 X. The 2010 9-4 X will symbolize “the new Saab” and has been developed from the start to fit into the brand's portfolio--unlike recent offerings the 9-7X and 9-2X. The design is the product of Saab...Read More»

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