GM

GM Factory Pre-Owned Collection Website Takes Used Car Salespeople (Mostly) Out Of The Equation
GM Factory Pre-Owned Collection Website Takes Used Car Salespeople (Mostly) Out Of The Equation

In 2013, General Motors announced plans to sell new cars online -- well, almost. The company's Shop-Click-Drive service lets customize rides, get trade-in estimates for their current cars, secure pricing and financing for new GM vehicles, and even arrange for delivery. Of course, state franchise...Read More»

General Motors' Dan Ammann (center) with Lyft's John Zimmer (right) and Logan Green (left)
GM & Lyft Announce $500 Million Partnership To Build Autonomous Car Network & More

Follow the money: it's good advice for anyone who's curious about the future of politics, science, technology, or any other field. Today, General Motors and Lyft announced a new $500 million partnership that could hint at the future of the auto industry. If you remember GM's joint venture with the...Read More»

Cadillac CUE With Apple CarPlay
Apple CarPlay Is Apparently A Big Selling Point For GM Shoppers

Apple fans have waited more than two years for the CarPlay infotainment system to arrive. Now that the roll-out has finally begun, we can ask: has it been worth the wait? According to some dealers, the answer is a resounding "yes". In fact, reports from the field suggest that CarPlay may be a big...Read More»

Uber driver (photo by Uber)
WTF: Uber Is Now Worth More Than GM

The ridesharing start-up known as Uber is in the midst of another round of fundraising, and if all goes as planned, early reports suggest that the company everyone loves to hate will be valued around $62.5 billion. That's significantly higher than General Motors, which clocks in around $55.6...Read More»

Sergio Marchionne
Sergio Marchionne Has Given Up His Dream Of Merging Fiat Chrysler With GM (For Now, Anyway)

For months, Sergio Marchionne has spoken very publicly about wanting to merge Fiat Chrysler Automobiles with General Motors. Some have worried that FCA's CEO might resort to drastic measures to achieve his dream, but it appears he's finally given up -- at least for the next five years. GM wasn't...Read More»

2004 Pontiac Grand Prix
1.41 Million Older GM Cars Recalled For Fire Risk: Buick Regal, Chevrolet Impala, More

General Motors is recalling roughly 1.41 million older Buick, Chevrolet, Oldsmobile, and Pontiac vehicles to fix a potential fire hazard. According to Detroit News, some of those vehicles may suffer from leakages that could allow oil to come in contact with hot elements, like the exhaust manifold...Read More»

2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer SS
2006-2007 Buick Rainier, Chevrolet Trailblazer, GMC Envoy Recalled For Fire Risk (Again)

General Motors is recalling nearly 10,000 SUVs from model years 2006 and 2007 to fix an electrical problem that could result in a fire. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the problem with those vehicles involves a power switch module manufactured by Solectron...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»

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»

The Car Connection Daily Headlines
I agree to receive emails from the site. I can withdraw my consent at any time by unsubscribing.
Thank you! Please check your email for confirmation.