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  • GM gave us Ralph Nader -- and hence George W. Bush

    To the editor: I'm old enough to vividly remember relishing General Motors President James M. Roche's sanctimonious mea culpa in 1966 after the revelation of his company's harassment of the then-unknown Ralph Nader. But no one then could have imagined the...
  • NFL players to get tracking chips in shoulder pads

    NFL players to get tracking chips in shoulder pads
    Beginning with the NFL's regular season, players will be equipped with tracking technology in their shoulder pads measuring how fast, far and what routes they run – in real time. How far did that player actually run to gain 4 yards? How fast? When,...
  • GM, Ford, Chrysler, Toyota, Nissan see auto sales zoom in July

    GM, Ford, Chrysler, Toyota, Nissan see auto sales zoom in July
    Automakers posted one of the best months in years for auto sales in July, with General Motors, Ford, Chrysler, Toyota and Nissan all reporting big gains. By the time all the numbers are tallied Friday, automakers are expected to have sold around 1.5...
  • Kevin Hunt: GM Recalls Monte Carlo, But Not Hers Despite Ignition Failure

    Kevin Hunt: GM Recalls Monte Carlo, But Not Hers Despite Ignition Failure
    General Motors has recalled more than 15 million vehicles worldwide this year for ignition-related defects, but Shelley Hansen still doesn't understand why it hasn't recalled her (VIN) number yet. GM's massive recalls began in February with 2.6...
  • Automakers post big July sales amid growing consumer confidence

    Automakers posted one of their best months in years in July. The car companies sold more than 1.4 million vehicles last month, a 9.1% gain from the same month a year earlier, according to AutoData Corp. Most of the big automakers posted increases near...
  • GM car owner felt steered into danger

    General Motors has talked a lot lately about how sorry it is for being slow to recall vehicles for potentially deadly defects and how concerned it is about customer safety. Yet until the Watchdog drove onto the scene, Jeniffer Montero couldn't get a...
  • First Times Drive: Cadillac's 2015 Escalade can't hide humble roots

    First Times Drive: Cadillac's 2015 Escalade can't hide humble roots
    Consider the new Cadillac Escalade lipstick on a cow. The full-size SUV, redesigned for 2015 and on sale now, is an attempt by General Motors’ luxury division to run with the heavyweights of the SUV world. Think Land Rover Range Rover, Mercedes-...
  • Michael Moore Returns to Toronto With 'Roger & Me's' 25th Anniversary

    Michael Moore will hit the 2014 Toronto Intl. Film Festival for a special 25th anniversary screening of his 1989 documentary "Roger & Me," and will participate in a keynote conversation to kick off the industry conference's two-day doc event. "Roger &...
  • Ford announces refreshed full-size 2015 Expedition SUV, drops V-8

    Ford announces refreshed full-size 2015 Expedition SUV, drops V-8
    Ford’s lumbering Expedition will live on for another day. The automaker announced Wednesday that the full-size SUV would return for the 2015 model year, gaining a new engine, refreshed styling and a luxury edition. The Expedition targets "more...
  • Exclusive: GM recalled some cars with problematic switches; others deemed safe

    DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co last month recalled millions of vehicles with three different designs of ignition switches that could accidentally turn off the engine and disable air bags in a crash. But the automaker has concluded that more than...
  • Ed Sokalski: At GM, where were the engineers — the guardians of safety?

    When we purchase a product such as a car or major appliance, we expect it to work as intended, to be reliable, to look attractive and above all to be safe. We expect the product to be rugged and of robust design and to withstand a certain amount of...