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Chevy, Buick, GMC Get 'Butts In Seats' Via Stadium Drive Days

Chevy, Buick, GMC Get 'Butts In Seats' Via Stadium Drive Days

Let's say you're the largest U.S. automaker, and you have a little problem. You're building cars that get good reviews for features, fit, finish, and fuel economy, but half the world still thinks you build lousy cars like you used to, and the other half shuns you as "Government Motors" due to a... read more

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Dan Akerson

Gas Tax: Should We Pay $1 More? #YouTellUs

Gas taxes are a sore subject this week, whether you're the president of the United States or the CEO of GM. The economy is staggering, and gas prices are fluctuating near $4... read more June 8, 2011 by  1


 
Dan Akerson, GM CEO as of September 1, 2010

Blunt-Talking GM CEO Akerson Calls For Higher Gas Taxes

When GM CEO Dan Akerson told the Detroit News last week that the federal gas tax on vehicles should be raised as much as $1 per gallon to encourage consumers to buy more... read more June 7, 2011 by  0


 
Dan Akerson, GM CEO as of September 1, 2010

GM CEO Akerson: Raise Taxes On Gasoline

General Motors CEO Dan Akerson would like to see a federal gas tax of as much as $1.00 per gallon, as it would drive consumers to purchase more fuel efficient vehicles... read more June 7, 2011 by  44


 
2011 Cadillac SRX

2013 Cadillac SRX Plug-In Hybrid Killed, But Reasons Are Complex

Last week we told you that General Motors had pulled the plug on development of the Cadillac SRX plug-in hybrid. At the time, it looked like production costs were behind the... read more June 2, 2011 by  0


 
U.S. Capitol

GM, Chrysler Bailout Loans Could Cost Taxpayers Up To $16B

A report from the White House National Economic Council shows that the Obama administration expects to lose less than $16 billion on the bailout of General Motors, Chrysler... read more June 1, 2011 by  7


 
2012 Ford Focus

May Car Sales A Mixed Bag: Toyota, GM Down; Ford Even; Chrysler Up

New-vehicle sales for May are rolling in today, and the overall numbers are mixed as automakers absorb the double whammy of fewer cars to sell, and lower incentives cutting... read more June 1, 2011 by  1


 
2011 Buick Enclave

The Stories New (Buick Enclave) Tires Could Tell

Ever wonder how the original equipment tires wind up on your family vehicle? It’s not that they were a bargain and the automaker thought they’d save a few coins... read more May 28, 2011 by  0


 
2010 Cadillac Escalade

GM Planning New Full-Size SUVs for 2014

GM is planning a major overhaul of its full-size SUV fleet for the 2014 model year. The automaker said today that it will spend $331 million to renovate its assembly plant in... read more May 26, 2011 by  6


 
2011 Hyundai Elantra

May Auto Sales: Hyundai And Kia Take Third Place, Ahead Of Toyota

Hyundai and Kia are this month expected to pull ahead of Toyota and Honda, to be the third top-selling brands in the U.S. market after only GM and Ford. Even more to the... read more May 25, 2011 by  1


 
Newt Gingrich

GOP To Detroit: We're Still Not That Into You

The 2012 Presidential campaign has already started, and yes, it looks like the bailout of the auto industry could end up being one of many points of debate. Chrysler's... read more May 24, 2011 by  4


 
2009 Saturn VUE Hybrid

Automakers Learn That Closing Brands Costs Customers

What happens when automakers like GM shutter brands such as Pontiac and Saturn, or when Ford closes Mercury? In a perfect world, customers loyal to these brands would stay... read more May 13, 2011 by  6


 
Top Gear Stage Another Electric Car Stunt

Top Gear's Electric Car Stunt, Ferrari Crash: Car News May 13, 2011

BBC's Top Gear is at it again with electric car stunts. After already having its fun with the Tesla Roadster, Top Gear was caught filming a dead Nissan Leaf. We can't wait to... read more May 13, 2011 by  1


 
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... read more May 5, 2011 by  4


 
2011 Chevrolet Impala LTZ

Chevrolet Impala: No Redesign Until 2014 Model Year

In what has to be a blow to Chevrolet’s contention that their recent new product offerings symbolize the revitalized Chevrolet, Automotive News’ Rick Kranz, in a... read more May 4, 2011 by  0


 
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... read more May 3, 2011 by  0


 

 
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