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2011 GMC Canyon, Chevy Colorado, Big SUVs: Recall Watch
2011 GMC Canyon, Chevy Colorado, Big SUVs: Recall Watch

General Motors announced July 1st that it is recalling more than 10,000 2011 model year pickup trucks and SUVs worldwide in two separate campaigns. These include a total of 9,954 vehicles sold in the United States. The automaker says neither issue has resulted in any crashes. The larger of the two...Read More»

Ryan Dunn
Jackass Star Ryan Dunn, Hybrid Popemobile, John McGee: Today's Car News

Jackass star Ryan Dunn died last night when his Porsche crashed. Our thoughts go out to his family and friends. [MotorAuthority] John McGee, state senator for Idaho, has been booked on charge of DUI and grand theft. [TheCarConnection] Will General Motors' 2011 Chevrolet Volt become a costly dead...Read More»

Chevy, Buick, and GMC 'Main Street in Motion' drive event, CitiField, NYC, June 2011
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»

2011 GMC Acadia Denali
GM's Full-Size Crossovers Get Minor Changes For 2013

If you’re looking for a major redesign on the 2013 Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse or GMC Acadia, it appears that you have a bit longer to wait. The Lambda-platform crossovers are getting a few improvements and updates for the 2013 model year, but big changes to the product line...Read More»

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Proof Positive: Nearly 1 In 5 Drivers Unfit For the Road

If you’re like me, you take great delight in complaining about other drivers. There’s a guilty pleasure waiting for those of us who snipe, snarl, and generally criticize and complain about the driving habits of others. Now, we may have empirical proof that our superior driving skills...Read More»

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 Arlington, Texas, home to its current crop of GMT900-family SUVs, including the GMC Yukon, Yukon Hybrid and Yukon XL; the...Read More»

2012 GMC Sierra 2500 HD
GMC Loans Trucks To Nonprofits For Its 2012 Catalog Photoshoot

If you're a regular reader of auto sites like this one, you've probably noticed something peculiar about the promotional pics of new vehicles -- namely, that many of them look the same. There's your standard car-on-road shot, the car-next-to-edgy-office-building, and of course, the...Read More»

2011 GMC Canyon 2WD Ext Cab 125.9" SLE1 Angular Front Exterior View
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»

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»

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 Lexus CT 200h
J.D. Power: Lexus, MINI Dealerships Lead In Customer Satisfaction

Lexus and MINI are among the brands with the best dealership service. That's according to the J.D. Power and Associates' 2011 U.S. Customer Service Index (CSI) Study—the big annual study that gauges multiple aspects of dealership service after the sale. Overall, Lexus ranked at the top among...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»

Kenny G from Audi's new campaign for Super Bowl XLV
Audi Ties Twitter Into Its Super Bowl Advertisement #ProgressiveIs

As we mentioned earlier in the week, many automakers Super Bowl Ad will incorporate some social media element. Audi is the latest to do so with its #ProgressiveIs campaign. Audi's new progressive luxury marketing campaign, previewed in its Super Bowl ad taunting Mercedes-Benz, today gets a social...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»

2011 Chevrolet Suburban 2WD 4-door 1500 LS Angular Front Exterior View
Best-Selling SUVs in 2010, Part Two

Continuing our two-part series on the best-selling SUVs in 2010, Family Car Guide takes a look at the next five traditional SUVs that proved most popular with consumers. All save one are large SUVs. Chevrolet Suburban – With 2010 sales of 45,142 (compared with 41,055 in 2009), the half-ton...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»

2010 Chevrolet Colorado
Over 192,000 Chevrolet, GMC, Isuzu Pickups Recalled For Child Seat Anchor Issue

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) today announced a recall of over 192,000 General Motors and Isuzu midsize pickups because the top child seat anchors aren't accessible and there are no instructions in the owner's manual on how to do so. Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon...Read More»

Mr. Goodwrench coloring book
Goodbye, Goodwrench

When General Motors introduced Mr. Goodwrench to the world in 1974, it was a bold marketing move. The friendly, nerdy guy sporting chunky, horn-rimmed glasses was GM's way of assuring millions of Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Oldsmobile, and Pontiac owners that they had a place to turn for...Read More»

myChevrolet App
GM Finally Releases The myChevrolet And OnStar MyLink Applications

We have been awaiting the arrival of smartphone applications from General Motors OnStar division for quite some time now. Today OnStar and General Motors released the much-hyped applications into the Apple iTunes App Store and the Android Market. The applications have three main areas...Read More»

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