| Oct 17, 2014
| 11:08 AM
General Motors said its general counsel, Michael Millikin, will retire early next year.
Millikin, the top legal officer at the automaker, has come under intense scrutiny for the way his department handled death and injury claims for a defective ignition...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 10:20 AM
Top U.S. automaker General Motors Co has emerged as a heavyweight ally of the wireless carriers battling against stricter Internet traffic rules, with a new letter that linked the issue to wirelessly connected cars.
In a letter to a Federal...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Like many former autoworkers, when Jim Mattson retired, he left the state where he'd spent his life and headed west.
But there was something he missed about Michigan from his RV park in Arizona.
Not the Detroit winters, certainly, nor the abysmal...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 1:00 PM
General Motors has issued a fresh set of vehicle recalls on Cadillacs, Saab SUVs and Chevy Sparks, and told its dealer network to immediately stop selling its brand-new 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon midsize pickup trucks.
The new trucks have...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 5:29 PM
Americans continued to buy more cars in September. All the major automakers except Ford, which is seeing stiff competition from rival pickup trucks, posted healthy gains in U.S. auto sales last month.
The industry sold 1.25 million vehicles in...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 5:35 AM
Chevy’s forthcoming Corvette Z06 will blast to 60 mph in less than three seconds, the automaker announced Wednesday.
That puts America's sports car, at a base price of $78,995, in the company of exotic cars such as the Porsche 911 Turbo S ($182,...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 6:13 AM
A Detroit man has been reunited with his 1979 Chevrolet Corvette after it was stolen from a parking lot 33 years ago, according to 7 Action News.
George Talley, 71, got a call from AAA on June 13 to tell him that his car had been located in...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 6:49 AM
DETROIT (Reuters) - Americans like to sit tall when they drive, as shown by a report issued Wednesday by IHS Automotive showing U.S. registrations for sport utility and crossover vehicles outnumber sedans for the first time.
Through May of this year,...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 3:54 PM
Federal regulators have fined General Motors Co. $28,000 for missing a deadline to turn over key information about a faulty ignition switch linked to 13 deaths and the recall of 2.6 million vehicles globally.
Regulators will continue to fine the...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 5:53 PM
Automakers are on a torrid recall pace this year.
Car companies have recalled about 11 million vehicles in the U.S. so far this year. General Motors Co. has called back the most: 6 million, including more than 2 million for an ignition switch issue...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 10:55 AM
As automakers race to meet a federal mandate for an industry-wide fuel economy average of 54.5 mpg by 2025, engineers are squeezing more efficiency out of every part of their vehicles, including transmissions.
In addition to manual or automatic...