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U.S. Government Ponders GM Exit Strategy
U.S. Government Ponders GM Exit Strategy

If you were a 26.5 percent shareholder in a major corporation with a declining stock value, what would you do? Would you look to dump your shares, which you bought at $53 each, at a market price currently below $30? Would you hold onto them, in hopes that the shares would recover some additional...Read More»

2011 Buick Regal
General Motors Announces Price Increase

General Motors has announced an upcoming price increase on vehicles from Buick, Chevrolet, GMC and Cadillac, due largely to the increase in oil and metal costs. The automaker hasn’t provided a model-by-model breakdown yet, but states that the average per-vehicle increase will be $123. GM did...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»

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»

2011 GMC Acadia Denali
Report: GMC Acadia May Be Axed

The GMC Acadia holds a vicarious position within GM, being targeted at SUV buyers but sharing a more car-like crossover platform with two other models in the automaker’s North American lineup. First launched in 2006, the Acadia proved to be a popular model for buyers interested in a full-size...Read More»

Super Bowl XLV MVP, Aaron Rodgers, received a 2011 Chevy Camaro convertible
GM Counterattacks The Volkswagen And Chrysler Super Bowl Ads

It's no real secret that Chrysler and Volkswagen won the buzz award when it comes to automotive Super Bowl ads. But GM quickly realized this and set a counterattack online. According to the Wall Street Journal, Joel Ewanick, GM's marketing chief, immediately realized that GM was getting its butt...Read More»

2011 GMC Sierra
GM Expands Recall Of 2011 Chevy, GMC, Cadillac Trucks For Axle Flaw

General Motors [NYSE: GM] has broadened an existing recall effort affecting its 2011 Chevrolet, GMC, and Cadillac trucks—now more than 28,000 in all—due to an axle issue that could cause accidents. In affected vehicles, the axles might include cross pins that weren't adequately...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»

2007 Cadillac CTS
2005-2007 Cadillac CTS Recalled For Airbag Seat-Sensor Issue

Due to concerns that front-passenger airbags might not deploy when needed, General Motors is recalling about 109,000 Cadillac CTS models from the 2005-2007 model years. A kink or fold in the 'front passenger presence system mat'—a sensor pad in the seat that detects when someone is seated...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»

2011 Chevrolet Volt outside Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant
Trending In Social Media This Week: Chevrolet Volt Hits The Street, Chrysler And Volkswagen

Social Car News has partnered with real-time online buzz tracker OneRiot to bring you a weekly report on what's trending in the automotive social media world. Each week we monitor discussions across all platforms, including but not limited to Twitter, Facebook, Digg, MySpace, and blogs, to bring...Read More»

2010 Cadillac SRX
J.D. Power: Fewer Shoppers Avoiding Domestics For Reliability

For Chevrolet, Ford, Kia, and Hyundai, among several other domestic and Korean brands, it looks like perceptions are finally catching up with reality. According to J.D. Power and Associates' 2010 Avoider Study, which focuses on the reasons why shoppers fail to consider—or avoid—a...Read More»

Charitable giving
'Tis The Season: General Motors, Mercedes-Benz Announce Major Grants

While many of us cruise the interweb (and, less enjoyably, the malls) for perfect holiday presents, two automakers have announced great giving plans of their own: General Motors and Mercedes-Benz USA have launched new philanthropic initiatives, and both earn big points in our book. The General...Read More»

Sue Morales From The Buick Enclave Engineering Team
Video: GM Offers Owner's Manual Tutorials On YouTube

The owner's manual is quickly becoming old school, what with the reading and the paper, it's just so dated. Now we have things like smartphone applications, OnStar, YouTube and so much more. GM is still including owner's manuals with each and every car, but they want to enhance the ownership...Read More»

General Motors' Robonaut 2
Video: General Motors Does The Robot, Dreams Of Moonwalking

The words "General Motors" conjure up different images for different people. GM's fans think of Cadillac, Chevy (not Chevrolet), the Camaro, baseball, Detroit. Detractors think of HUMMER, Saab, bankruptcy, bailouts. But few people think of robots -- and yet, that's just what GM is working on these...Read More»

YouGov analysis of GM brand
Survey: America Loves GM Again

Say what you will about General Motors -- and you've probably said plenty the past two years -- but things may finally be looking up for America's largest automaker. A new survey from research firm YouGov indicates that there's light at the end of GM's tunnel, at least as far as the company's...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Volt Z-Spec
Trending In Social Media This Week: GM Goes On Electric Hiring Spree, Hyundai And Toyota

Social Car News has partnered with real-time online buzz tracker OneRiot to bring you a weekly report on what's trending in the automotive social media world. Each week we monitor discussions across all platforms, including but not limited to Twitter, Facebook, Digg, MySpace, and blogs, to bring...Read More»

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