| Nov 28, 2014
| 12:05 AM
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...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 9:36 AM
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...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 10:40 AM
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...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 2:52 PM
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...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 11:25 AM
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...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 3:10 PM
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...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 3:10 PM
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...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 9:56 AM
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....
| Dec 2, 2014
| 1:52 PM
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...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 10:15 AM
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...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 10:00 AM
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...