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Volkswagen's Dieselgate vs. General Motors' Switchgate: Which Is Worse?
Volkswagen's Dieselgate vs. General Motors' Switchgate: Which Is Worse?

When something as massive as Volkswagen's emissions scandal breaks, it's tempting to compare the event to previous shockers -- for example, last year's ignition switch fiasco at General Motors. And as we all know, the only way to overcome temptation is to yield to it. ALSO SEE: 'Cheat Mode' In VW...Read More»

2016 Buick Enclave Tuscan Edition
2016 Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia, Buick Enclave Recalled For Serious Fire Risk

General Motors is recalling more than 29,000 SUVs from the 2016 model year due to a problem with their windshield wiper motors. In some cases, the motor cover can cause the device to overheat, increasing the risk of fire. Owners of the affected vehicles have been asked not to use their front...Read More»

General Motors ignition assembly parts, packaged and shipped Thursday, April 17, 2014
Today: General Motors Agrees To $900 Million Criminal Fine For Faulty Ignition Switches

In February 2014, General Motors recalled 780,000 older Chevrolet and Pontiac cars to replace flawed ignition switches. It seemed like a very large recall, but we had no way of knowing just how large it would become. A year-and-a-half down the road, GM's ignition switches have been linked to at...Read More»

Fiat's Sergio Marchionne
Sergio Marchionne's Magnificent Obsession With GM: How Does It End?

Many jokes have been made about Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne and his curious -- some would say quixotic -- quest to merge FCA with General Motors. At first, it seemed like an idea that came out of a happy-hour brainstorming session, a piece of spaghetti that didn't quite stick to...Read More»

2016 Cadillac ATS Sedan
2013-16 Cadillac ATS Recalled For Wiring Flaw That Could Spark Fires

General Motors has issued a recall for 121,000 Cadillac ATS vehicles from the 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016 model years. According to Detroit News, some of those cars could have a wiring flaw that has caused at least four fires. CHECK OUT: Sergio Marchionne's Magnificent Obsession With GM: How Does It...Read More»

General Motors ignition assembly parts, packaged and shipped Thursday, April 17, 2014
GM's Ignition Switch Findings: 124 Deaths, 275 Injuries

For more than a year, Ken Feinberg and his team have had the grim task of sorting through thousands of claims against General Motors, all of which allege that the company's faulty ignition switches led to injury or death. The last claims were filed on January 31, and now, nearly seven months later...Read More»

2015 Chevrolet Impala
2014-2015 Chevrolet Impala Recalled For Possible Airbag Flaw

General Motors has issued a recall for select Chevrolet Impala vehicles from the 2014 and 2015 model years. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administrations, some of those vehicles may have a problem with their occupant detection systems that could increase the risk of injury to...Read More»

2015 Buick Envision (Chinese spec)
Would You Buy A Chinese-Made Car? Buick May Want To Know

Over the past couple of weeks, we've been hearing rumors about a new, sporty electric car that's intended to turn the heads of Tesla fans. Sounds feasible, right? After all, Tesla is beloved and adored by many motorists, so why shouldn't it draw a few competitors? Then we hear that this new car is...Read More»

2010 Chevrolet Cobalt
2010 Chevrolet Cobalt Recalled To Fix Wiring Flaw Linked To Airbag Failure

General Motors has issued a recall for the 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt. According to Detroit News, some of those vehicles may suffer from a wiring flaw that could keep airbags from deploying when they're most needed. READ: Cadillac ATS Vs. BMW 3-Series: Compare Cars The Cobalt's problem is rooted in a...Read More»

2015 Cadillac ATS
2013-2016 Cadillac ATS Sedan Recalled Again For Sunroof Problem: Over 82,000 Vehicles Affected

Cadillac ATS owners, we have some bad news. Remember in February, when we told you that the ATS sedan was being recalled because of problems with the sunroof switch? According to Auto News, the ATS is being recalled again for the same problem. It appears that the fix initially offered by Cadillac...Read More»

Volkswagen Beetle Concepts  (R-Line)
Despite Big Stumbles In The U.S. & China, Volkswagen Is Outselling Toyota (For Now, Anyway)

At first glance, it might seem that 2015 has been unkind to Volkswagen. U.S. sales of VW's mass-market brand have continued their long, long losing streak, down 2.6 percent for the year. (Though smaller-volume sales of Audi and Porsche are up.) In China, the situation is even grimmer: the company...Read More»

2009 Pontiac G8
2011-2013 Chevrolet Caprice, 2008-2009 Pontiac G8 Recalled For Seatbelt Flaw

General Motors has announced a recall of select 2011-2013 Chevrolet Caprice and 2008-2009 Pontiac G8 vehicles. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those cars may suffer from a problem with their front seat belts that could prevent the devices from working...Read More»

2015 Chevrolet Sonic
GM Recalls 2014-15 Chevrolet Spark, 2015 Chevrolet Sonic, 2006-10 Hummer H3, 2009-10 Hummer H3T

General Motors has issued two recalls affecting roughly 250,000 Chevrolet and Hummer vehicles, 210,000 of which are registered in the U.S. The Hummer recall is the larger of the two and has been linked to 42 fires caused by part of the SUVs' climate control system. ALSO SEE: China's Auto Market May...Read More»

Chevrolet Bolt EV concept, 2015 Detroit Auto Show
Want A Chevrolet Bolt? You May Be Able To Get One Sooner Than You Thought

When the Chevrolet Bolt was unveiled earlier this year at the Detroit Auto Show, General Motors said that the long-range, all-electric hatchback would roll into showrooms during the 2017 calendar year. According to Auto News, though, Christmas may come earlier than expected for electric car fans...Read More»

OnStar Theft Alarm Notification
Chevrolet Adds Theft Alarm Feature: Now Your Car Can Text You If It's Being Stolen

General Motors' OnStar service debuted in 1996, just as cell phones were evolving from expensive, ugly, shoe-sized appliances into sleeker, trimmer accessories that could easily be stowed in a pocket or purse. OnStar's premise of embedding that kind of anytime, anywhere communications technology in...Read More»

Sergio Marchionne
Will Sergio Marchionne Force His Way Into A Merger With GM? Should He?

In late May, rumors began circulating that the CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Sergio Marchionne, had proposed a merger with General Motors in an email to CEO Mary Barra. By all accounts, Barra shot him down, refusing to discuss the matter further. But as Bloomberg reports, Barra's would-be...Read More»

Sergio Marchionne
Fiat Chrysler's Sergio Marchionne Wanted To Merge With GM, But Got Shot Down By Mary Barra

Sergio Marchionne hasn't exactly been quiet about his desire to merge Fiat Chrysler Automobiles with another car company. Last summer, he floated the idea of joining forces with Volkswagen, but that deal was subsequently sunk. More recently, the New York Times reports that FCA's CEO has been...Read More»

2015 Chevrolet Colorado
2011-12 Chevrolet Malibu, 2015 Chevrolet Colorado & GMC Canyon Recalled: 522,000 Vehicles Affected

General Motors has issued two large recalls -- one for the 2011-2012 Chevrolet Malibu, the other for 2015 models of the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon pickup. According to Auto News, the recalls affect more than 522,000 vehicles, 485,000 of which are registered in the U.S. ALSO SEE: Hyundai...Read More»

2013 Chevrolet Malibu
2013 Chevrolet Malibu Recalled To Fix Gear Indicator

General Motors has issued a recall for select models of the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu. A bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that some of those vehicles may suffer from a software glitch that could lead to an accident. The problem is rooted in the Malibu's transmission...Read More»

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