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  • Ford China sales hit 1 million mark

    DETROIT Ford's come-from-behind efforts in China are paying off as the automaker has exceeded the 1 million sales mark with a 20 percent increase in sales through the first 11 months of the year. But its November sales numbers as a percentage increase...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Consumers buying cars again like it's 2006

    DETROIT Consumers are buying new cars at a pace not seen since before the recession. You have to rewind the clock to 2006 to see the kind of November results that many automakers reported Tuesday, amid forecasts the month's sales pace could exceed 17...
  • 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...
  • GM ignition compensation deaths rises by 1 to 36

    DETROIT The man overseeing General Motors' fund for victims of its defective ignition switch approved one more claim in the past week for a family whose loved one died in a accident caused by the defect, bringing the total of fatalities to 36. The number...
  • 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...
  • Part 4: Working for voters – and for clients, too?

    Part 4: Working for voters – and for clients, too?
    When Mike Pallone Chevrolet, a four-decade-old car dealership in the prosperous Northern Virginia suburbs, needed a lawyer to argue its case for help from the Department of Motor Vehicles back in 2007, it went looking to the small country town of Front...
  • Chevrolet Chaparral concept race car ignores all the rules

    Chevrolet Chaparral concept race car ignores all the rules
    When General Motors designers created the Chevrolet Chaparral concept car for the Los Angeles Auto Show — and a digital version for the Gran Turismo PlayStation game — they tossed out all the rules they believe stifle innovation in auto...
  • L.A. Auto Show: Cadillac challenges the Germans with ATS-V sedan

     L.A. Auto Show: Cadillac challenges the Germans with ATS-V sedan
    Taking aim directly at German sport sedans, Cadillac launched the ATS-V at the Los Angeles Auto Show on Wednesday. The 455-horsepower coupe and sedan are chasing BMW's M3 and M4 sedan/coupe duo, as well as Mercedes-AMG’s forthcoming C63 sedan,...