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  • Bailed-out GM needs to rev up emissions effort

    Bailed-out GM needs to rev up emissions effort
    Half a century ago Ralph Nader published “Unsafe at Any Speed,” which warned of the hazards built into the Chevrolet Corvair. Today, General Motors' safety record is still being justly vilified, most recently for an ignition defect blamed...
  • Test-driving a truck with the newest smart features included

    Test-driving a truck with the newest smart features included
    For a 5,360-pound pickup, the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 makes a surprisingly nimble mobile office. While luxury automakers Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Audi tiptoe into on-board Internet access, General Motors is loading most of its 2015 pickups, SUVs and...
  • NHTSA issues airbag warning on 4.7 million vehicles

    NHTSA issues airbag warning on 4.7 million vehicles
    If you drive a car made in the early 2000s, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration wants you to see your dealer -- right now. The federal agency issued a rare alert Monday, warning that owners of vehicles fitted with airbags made by Takata...
  • General Motors' third-quarter profit nearly doubles to $1.38 billion

    General Motors' third-quarter profit nearly doubles to $1.38 billion
    Big profits from rising SUV and truck sales in North America helped General Motors nearly double its third-quarter profit and more than offset its struggles in Europe and South America. On Thursday the automaker posted net income of $1.38 billion, or...
  • GM promises next-generation, all-American Volt

    Embattled General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra, eager to shift from months of safety-recall stories about the company's ongoing ignition-switch defect problem, had good news to share Tuesday morning. Addressing the Detroit Economic Club, she...
  • U.S. October auto sales best in several years, GM misses

    U.S. October auto sales best in several years, GM misses
    DETROIT (Reuters) - Automakers reported their strongest U.S. October sales in years on Monday, but top-seller General Motors Co missed expectations. Monthly U.S. sales of the six largest automakers as measured in U.S. market share rose 6 percent from a...
  • GM recalls new model Cadillac XTS and Chevy Impala over parking brake fire risk

    GM recalls new model Cadillac XTS and Chevy Impala over parking brake fire risk
    General Motors Co is recalling hundreds of thousands of cars over a defect in the parking brake that could cause a fire, a letter by the top U.S. auto safety regulator showed. The problem occurred with GM's 2013-2015 Cadillac XTS and the 2014-2015...
  • GM appeared to place hurried ignition switch order before recall

    GM appeared to place hurried ignition switch order before recall
    Confidential emails between General Motors and the company that manufactured its ignition switches appear to show that GM decided to replace the defective parts before alerting customers or the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration....
  • GM Banking on Winning Back Midsize Pickup Buyers

    General Motors has great expectations for its new 2015 midsize pickup trucks, the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon. Nearly identical mechanically, the two models differ in trim and content. Domestic makers abandoned the midsize pickup market several...
  • Buick, GMC spread American roots

    Buick, GMC spread American roots
    As the drama settled after General Motors' 2009 bankruptcy, people asked why Buick and GMC were saved while Pontiac and Saturn were not. In short, both are strategically, financially, and historically important to GM. Besides the emotional tug as...
  • Betty L. Waghelstein, car dealership owner

    Betty L. Waghelstein, car dealership owner
    Betty L. Waghelstein, the former owner and president of Luby Chevrolet and Luby Honda, whose East Baltimore Art Deco showroom was a landmark for decades, died Nov. 26 at Roland Park Place of complications from a broken hip. She was 89. "Betty was a very...