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Consumer Reports Rates Ford and Japanese Brands Highest
Consumer Reports Rates Ford and Japanese Brands Highest

We reported earlier today about Ford Motor Company's solid reliability ratings in Consumer Reports' 2008 Annual Car Reliability Survey. Says Consumer Reports, "on average, Ford continues to build the most reliable American cars." But the comprehensive test also revealed that reliability of European...Read More»

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New Chevrolet Crossover Coming?

Chevrolet could be ready to step into the midi-van market along with the likes of the Mazda5, if a report from WorldCarFans pans out. The Web site reports that GM's new people mover for the 2010 model year is set to come from GM's Hamtramck plant, alongside the 2010 Chevrolet Volt and the...Read More»

June Sales Slide to 15-Year Low

Whether you blame the generally sour economy, soaring oil prices, or a weak housing market, there's little good to read into the numbers for June. U.S. auto sales plunged by 18.3 percent in June. Worked out on an annualized basis, the industry would sell an anemic 13.6 million vehicles, a far cry...Read More»

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Automakers Making Big Strides in Quality, Says J.D. Power

The quality of the typical car, truck, and crossover has reached record levels, according to a new study by J.D. Power and Associates. The annual Initial Quality Study finds “substantial gains” by nearly three-fourths of the 36 ranked nameplates sold in the U.S. The improvements can be found...Read More»

GM's "Very Difficult" Transformation

In technical terms, they’re called “strategic initiatives.” But for practical purposes, the wide range of changes General Motors has announced this morning amounts to nothing less than a wholesale transformation of the giant automaker – and an admission that the truck-based...Read More»

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Malibu Plant Up and Running Again

Things are starting to look a lot better for General Motors – at least on the labor front. With the nearly three-month strike at American Axle, a major parts supplier, settled, GM is also getting workers back on the job at some of its own plants, several of which had been hit by strikes, in...Read More»

2008 Chevrolet Malibu
American Axle Settles, GM Malibu Plant, Too

The nearly 12-week-long walkout at American Axle has ended and, with it, one of the most bitter labor confrontations to hit the U.S. auto industry in years. There's no word yet when all employees will be back on the job, nor how soon General Motors will be able to get enough parts to reopen dozens...Read More»

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GM Takes Aim at UAW

General Motors has fired a shot over the bow of the United Auto Workers Union – canceling medical benefits and life insurance policies for the workers who recently walked off the job at a plant near Lansing, Michigan. The automaker has been taking it hard, in recent months, as the union settled...Read More»

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GM Facing Still More Setbacks

It just keeps getting worse, it seems, for General Motors. Even as there’s a glimmer of hope that the nearly three-month strike at mega-supplier American Axle might soon be over, the giant automaker is facing still more walkouts at factories of its own. About 1,500 employees at a metal stamping...Read More»

Chevrolet Malibu Adds a Four-Cylinder LTZ

Like the Nissan Altima and Honda Accord and Toyota Camry and Ford Fusion...and...well, like a bunch of other family sedans, the big new Chevrolet Malibu is getting a four-cylinder option on its ritziest model. The newly dubbed Chevrolet Malibu LTZ will get the 169-horsepower, 2.4-liter version of...Read More»

Chevrolet Malibu a Go, Despite Axle Strike

Nothing worse than losing your momentum, and that’s been a big worry for the folks at General Motors, as they watch the strike at American Axle approach the end of its second month. The strike has already had a sill-over impact, notably for GM, Axle’s biggest customer. It has so far had...Read More»

Would You Give This Guy $2.2 Million?

At a time when many folks across America are tightening their belts, squeezed between rising costs and declining income and benefits, General Motors CEO Rick Wagoner has some celebrating to do. The executive had to get by on a miserable $1.3 million last year, a pay cut enacted in the face of the...Read More»

GM Launches Next-Gen Hybrid System

In the fast-moving world of green technology, General Motors has been a bit of an also-ran. Until recently, the automaker was, to put it mildly, skeptical about not only the threat of global warming, but of potential demand for high-mileage, low-emissions technologies like hybrid-electric...Read More»

GM’S Henderson: Image Better than Reality

It’s easy to confuse image and reality. That’s why they pay those big salaries to the folks in public relations. And perhaps nowhere is that more obvious than at General Motors. Just ask the automaker’s Chief Financial Officer Fritz Henderson. “I feel much better about our image than our...Read More»

Chevrolet Malibu, Mazda CX-9 Grab Car/Truck-of-the-Year Kudos

There’s always a bit of anticipation as the turnstiles get ready to open for the annual North American International Auto Show, but this year’s event had an even greater air of suspense than usual. All eyes focused on the finalists for the North American Car and Truck of the Year awards, the...Read More»

2008 Chevrolet Malibu
Chevy’s Malibu Swims Above Mainstream

There was a time, not all that many years ago, when General Motors overwhelmingly dominated theU.S. mid-size car market. But since the early '90s, the automaker has seemingly ceded the segment to its Japanese competitors. Not any more, if the new Chevrolet Malibu is any indication. Wrapping up its...Read More»

2007 Chevrolet Malibu 4-door Sedan LS w/1LS Angular Rear Exterior View
RELEASE: 2007 Chevrolet Silverado Roadside Assistance

2006 SEMA Show by TCC Team (10/30/2006)All our coverage from the Las Vegas aftermarket extravaganza. The all-new 2007 Chevy Silverado 1500 4WD crew cab is a hard working truck that, when equipped as a Roadside Assistance vehicle, can handle any emergency situation. The Roadside Assistance Silverado...Read More»

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