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GM Recalls Cadillac Escalade, GMC Sierra, And Chevy Avalanche, Silverado For Axle Flaw
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»

2011 Buick Regal
Buick-GMC Dealerships To Offer Loaner Cars?

Owning a luxury car has its perks. And while the soft hides, real wood veneers, and more exclusive badges certainly don't go unappreciated, some of the most valued perks—especially for repeat luxury-brand shoppers—are related to the kind of service you get when you return to the...Read More»

2010 Ford Taurus SHO
Smart Car Shopping: Six Great Deals This Week

As summer turns to fall, the strategy for getting a great deal on a new car changes. All summer, dealers have been trying to get rid of 2010 models as the 2011s arrive. Now, they've done that...for some cars. But some haven't cleared out like they should. Bargain hunters should target these. Look...Read More»

Screencap from GMC's 'Never Say Never' contest
Contest: GMC Wants To Send You To Super Bowl XLV -- In A 2011 GMC Sierra Denali

Football fans: GMC has your number. The roughest and ruggedest member of the General Motors family recently launched a new contest that will give 17 folks a trip to Super Bowl XLV and one lucky son-of-a-gun a brand new, 2011 Sierra Denali. The premise of the "Never Say Never Moment of the Week"...Read More»

2010 GMC Terrain First Drive
Benefits Of Driving A 2010 GMC Terrain

Ever since General Motors released the 2010 GMC Terrain, drivers have been singings its praises. This compact little car, similar in build to the equally popular Chevrolet Equinox, is one of the most affordable and enjoyable new cars out there. It offers either a 2.4-liter four cylinder engine or a...Read More»

2008 GMC Yukon 2WD 4-door 1500 SLT w/4SA Angular Front Exterior View
Trade Your Car Or Sell Privately: Pros And Cons: Part VI

We’re looking at issues around selling your car privately or trading it in with a car dealer. It’s generally assumed you will get less if you trade. Yesterday we looked at the example of a more expensive SUV: a 2008 GMC Yukon 4-wheel drive with 40,000 miles. According to Kelly Blue Book...Read More»

2010 Buick Enclave
GM Issues Recall On Crossover Vehicles

Defective seat belts are the reason that General Motors is recalling 207,210 crossover vehicles in the United States. Affected vehicles include the 2009 Saturn Outlook, and the following 2009 and 2010 models: - Buick Enclave - Chevrolet Traverse    - GMC Acadia The issue could result in...Read More»

2011 Ford Fiesta
The TCC List: Five Near-Luxury Interiors Under $25k

No matter how cool your car looks on the outside, the truth is, you won't spend much time looking at it from a distance.  No matter how fast it is, you'll spend most of your time  in it idling in traffic and traveling at neighborhood speeds.   For most of us, it's the comfort of the seats, the...Read More»

2010 Chevrolet Traverse
Recall Alert: GM Recalls Nearly 250K Crossover SUVs

There's more recall news afoot, and this time it's General Motors in the news. The company has recalled 243,043 of its Lambda crossovers--Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia, and Saturn Outlook--due to possible damage that could occur to the second-row seat belts when the seats are...Read More»

2010 Chevrolet Traverse
Seatbelt Issue Prompts Recall Of GM Crossovers

General Motors is recalling several of its popular crossover utility vehicle models for a seatbelt issue. In short, it might result in a seatbelt that looks buckled sliding out of place just when you need it. The recall affects 243,403 vehicles, including 2009 and 2010 Chevrolet Traverse, Buick...Read More»

Screencap from Dodge' YouTube channel
Battle Of The Brands: Which American Automakers Bare All On YouTube?

This week at SocialCarNews, we're hosting a little competition. You see, we spend a lot of time debating which automakers do well on the social media front and which, well, don't. But most of those discussions center on specific marketing campaigns, like Suzuki's AllPoints contest, or the...Read More»

2010 GMC Savana Passenger RWD 3500 135" LS Side Exterior View
Passenger Van Review: 2010 GMC Savana

The 2010 GMC Savana is most definitely a passenger van that will take on all others in its class. Whether it is used for carrying passengers or as a cargo hauler, this van does both very well. It is a functional vehicle without all the thrills and spills.  It is by no means a stunning looking...Read More»

2010 Audi Q7
Are SUVs Making a Comeback?

Automakers are busy with plans to introduce a fleet of smaller, more fuel-efficient cars in the coming months---cars like the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze, 2012 Ford Focus, and the 2011 Hyundai Elantra. Sales numbers from this year could give them pause, as the results for this year show a surprising...Read More»

2010 GMC Acadia
Report: GM Going Green With A/C

Remember R-12 refrigerant, better known as "Freon?" Remember how, about 20 years ago, the auto industry begin switching to R-134A refrigerant, because it was less harmful to the environment, unlike R-12, which contained chloroflourocarbons (CFCs), which contribute to the greenhouse effect and...Read More»

2010 Honda Fit Sport
Smart Car Shopping: Great Car Deals This Week

Before you go out car shopping this weekend, there are two things you need to know. One is that you might want to wait a few days.  Our partners at TrueCar.com, the car pricing experts, tell us that the cheapest day to buy this month will be Wednesday, July 28.   You'll often get the best deals...Read More»

2010 GMC Terrain
Frugal Shopper: Plenty Of Deals, But Not On Crossovers

Looking for a great deal on a truck? The 2010 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is selling for an average 21 percent off MSRP—meaning that, in some cases, you might be getting a well-equipped full-size truck for a discount of $8,000 or more. But if you had a more economical, carlike utility vehicle in...Read More»

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