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GM Recalls 2011 Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon Pickups
GM Recalls 2011 Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon Pickups

General Motors has announced the recall of 4,674 model year 2011 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon pickup trucks, manufactured from September 22, 2010 through November 5, 2010. At issue is the windshield wiper motor crank arm nut, which may not have been tightened to the specified value at...Read More»

2013 Chevrolet Malibu
GM Posts Best Quarter In Years, Buoyed On U.S. Product

General Motors [NYSE: GM] is proving that it's truly back in the black. For the fifth straight quarter since emerging from bankruptcy, it posted a net income. In fact, it's not just GM's best financial performance since the 2009 bailout; it beats the company's results for many years prior. For the...Read More»

GM honor badge for military personnel
In May, GM Extends Military Discounts To Spouses & Retirees

If you're one of America's men or women in the armed forces, you probably know that General Motors offers discounts to military personnel, but for the next few weeks, the automaker is extending those price breaks to military spouses and retirees, too. If your purchase is a Chevrolet, GM will go one...Read More»

2013 Chevrolet Malibu leaked
2013 Chevrolet Malibu: New Photos

General Motors’ Chevrolet division has just released two new photos of the next-generation Chevrolet Malibu family sedan, which goes on sale next year as a 2013 model. The all-new Chevy Malibu will have its world premiere at the Shanghai Auto Show simultaneous with a webcast on Facebook...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Impala 4-door Sedan LT Retail Angular Rear Exterior View
2012 Chevrolet Impala Goes 21st Century: New Power, Folding Back Seat

For 2012, the Chevrolet Impala will finally throw the pushrod V-6s and ancient four-speed automatics to the wayside. Chevy's large sedan—and the Malibu's more anonymous big brother—gets an upgrade to GM's 3.6-liter DOHC engine and a six-speed automatic, plus a number of appearance and...Read More»

Alan Mulally
Ford Wins Big In 2011 Edison Awards

Ford Motor Company won the lion’s share of automotive-related categories in the 2011 Edison Awards presented April 6 in New York City. The Dearborn, Michigan automaker took home three gold and one silver awards in the 2011 Best New Product Awards and 2011 Achievement Award for company...Read More»

2012 Saab 9-3 Convertible Independence Edition
Saab Shuts Down Production Again--With No Restart Date Set

Production lines at Swedish automaker Saab have shut down again, for the fourth time in two weeks. The automaker has stopped production, according to a report from Agence France-Press (AFP), until it can stabilize its financial situation. Last week Saab stopped building vehicles three separate...Read More»

Bob Lutz and the Chevrolet Volt
Facebook Hires Auto Legend Bob Lutz To Be 'Automotive Liaison'

Bob Lutz -- car nut, airplane collector, marketing bigwig -- thought he might ease into the cruising lane after retiring from General Motors last summer. But the brash, silver-haired former executive has been dragged back into the fray, and he'll soon be sitting front and center at one of the...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Volt
For A New GM, Old Questions On Incentives, Product Development

Last year when automaker General Motors [NYSE: GM] emerged from bankruptcy, the outlook for the automaker was looking bullish by most accounts. Yet recently, some analysts and observers have expressed concern for the company's tack under CEO Dan Akerson. While other companies have been reeling in...Read More»

Christopher Barger
Christopher Barger Leaves GM Social Media Team, Heads To Voce

Earlier today it was announced that Christopher Barger will be leaving General Motors social media team. He will be headed to the agency side of things by joining the digital shop known as Voce. We have been big fans of Barger's work at GM over the past four years. He came aboard right when things...Read More»

OnStar for Retail
Didn't Buy Onstar After Six Free Months? GM Wants You Back

If you're like almost half of GM new-car buyers, you didn't choose to pay the monthly fee to continue Onstar services once the first six months, which are free, elapsed. Don't worry, though: General Motors still loves you. In fact, GM is planning an aggressive campaign to woo people like you back...Read More»

2010 Cadillac CTS
GM Recalls 11,147 Cadillac CTS Models For Potential Suspension & Steering Problem

General Motors has issued a recall for 2009 and 2010 models of the Cadillac CTS. At issue is a potential flaw in the cars' rear suspension, which could result in a loss of steering control. The issue centers around a wax coating placed on the jam nuts of the rear suspension toe links, which help...Read More»

Edelman's 2011 Trust Barometer
Automotive Is Second-Most Trusted Industry On The Planet

If any of the world's automakers have a dose of the Monday blues, here's a little something to cheer them up: a new survey from research firm Edelman shows that the auto industry is the second-most trusted in the world, just behind the technology sector. And while that may sound surprising, given...Read More»

2011 MLK Reading Project sponsored by Chevrolet
Chevrolet Sponsors The 2011 MLK Reading Project

Companies are always trying to spiff up their images. Whether they sell cars, clothing, or fast food, businesses work hard to make consumers believe they stand for something bigger than merely "selling things". Chevrolet's newest online initiative aims to do that by aligning the brand with Dr...Read More»

Detroit
The Road Ahead: Auto Insiders Predict Big Gains For Detroit's Big Three

Yesterday, we spent a little time looking back at 2010, so it's only fair that we now turn 180 degrees and look at what the future holds for America's automakers. Thankfully, the folks at KPMG LLP are one step ahead of us: they've already distributed their annual questionnaire about tomorrow's auto...Read More»

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2010 Sales Stats Are In: A Look At The Winners & The Losers

If you're old enough to read this, you're old enough to remember 2009's slumping auto market. Economists and auto analysts predicted that the U.S. would see a rebound in 2010, but now that the year has drawn to a close, inquiring minds want to know: were the pundits right? Let's take a look. The...Read More»

GM Renaissance Center American flag
GM Preparing Big Social Media Campaigns For The New Year

This past year has been huge for social media marketing. With Twitter's popularity through the roof and Facebook effectively adding a "like" button to the Internet, there is no question what direction marketing is headed. GM recognizes this, and is set to launch some big social media campaigns in...Read More»

2011 GMC Sierra
GM Recalls Cadillac Escalade, GMC Sierra, And Chevy Avalanche, Silverado For Axle Flaw

General Motors has issued a recall for 2011 models of the Cadillac Escalade, Chevrolet Avalanche 1500, Chevrolet Silverado 1500, and GMC Sierra 1500. At issue is a manufacturing flaw that affects the rear axles of those vehicles, which could result in sudden loss of control while driving. According...Read More»

Chevy Volt components made from recycled BP oil spill booms
Chevy Volt Gets Even Greener, Uses Parts From Recycled BP Oil Spill Booms

We've spilled a lot of ink on the Chevrolet Volt, its intriguing powertrain, and its potential sales stats. But today, a different spill is fueling buzz about the newest hybrid on the block -- namely, the BP oil spill. In a story that's part head-scratcher, part publicity stunt, General Motors has...Read More»

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