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More GM Recalls: Buick Encore; Cadillac ATS; Chevrolet Aveo, Impala, Spark; Pontiac G3; Saturn VUE
More GM Recalls: Buick Encore; Cadillac ATS; Chevrolet Aveo, Impala, Spark; Pontiac G3; Saturn VUE

General Motors has issued yet another round of safety recalls affecting cars both new and old. The five recalls summarized in a statement from the automaker include 310,189 Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Pontiac, and Saturn vehicles from model years 2002 to 2015: READ: The 17 Most Important New Cars...Read More»

2009 Pontiac G3
Frugal Shopper: GM Unloading Pontiac, Saturn Vehicles

If you've been on the lookout for a new car but you're a little short on cash, General Motors may have a deal for you. In a clever shell game that should pay off nicely for consumers, the company is offering dealers $7,000 for every Pontiac and Saturn vehicle that they move to their rental-vehicle...Read More»

2009 Saturn Sky
Power: People Won't Buy Cars From Companies Headed Into Oblivion

Things haven't looked so hot for Chrysler and General Motors this year. And now it's clear that assurances from the government and CEOs weren't enough to overcome the images of…well, sinking ships. And for the image-conscious, buying a car from a failing company or a retired brand? Not so...Read More»

2009 Pontiac G8
General Motors Launches Six-Day, 72-Hour Sale

In an effort to keep the wheels of (re)invention rolling, General Motors has released plans for a "72-Hour Sale", which starts today and runs through July 6. By our calculations, that's considerably longer than 72 hours, but we're going to give GM the benefit of the doubt and assume they mean...Read More»

2009 Pontiac G3
Not Hot: 2009 Pontiac G3 Is Slowest Selling Car in America

Some times I like to get lost in numbers. For example, just a few weeks ago I posted a story on the 20 Best Selling Vehicles in May. Now it's time for a different take. Call it schadenfreude, that funny German word used to describe the enjoyment one gets from an other's misfortune. While browsing...Read More»

2002 Pontiac Aztek
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»

2010 Mazda3
16 Cars for $16,000---Or Less

If you’re looking for a new set of wheels despite the recession, you’re in for a surprise. New cars can be far more expensive than you recall from your last trip to the showroom. According to figures from Comerica Bank, which compiles an annual study on affordability, the average new car sold...Read More»

2009 Chevrolet Avalanche
No Fear: GM's Trucks Will Survive

The big news from General Motors this year hasn't been its great new trucks and cars. It's been a constant drumbeat of dire news, down to the "substantial doubts" about its ability to stay out of bankruptcy. There's no need to fear, though. As long as there is a General Motors, there will be Chevy...Read More»

Bankrupt
Chapter 11 Could Decimate Big Three Dealers

Dealership lawyers predict that Chapter 11 filings by any of the Big Three would "kill many of its dealerships quickly" even if the companies successfully reorganize, says Automotive News. The situation would place dealerships into an immediate cash shortage from which many would simply not...Read More»

2009 Pontiac G3
Pontiac G3 Emphasizes Economy, "Sporty Styling"

Still trying to decide if it is GM's excitement division, economy department, or swoopy styling central, Pontiac brings us the Daewoo-designed Chevy Aveo G3, which it claims "emphasizes value without compromising a fun driving experience." Uh-huh. This is brand engineering at its worst. Didn't they...Read More»

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