| 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,...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 5:44 AM
General Motors Co on Tuesday named an engineer to serve as its first cybersecurity chief as the No. 1 U.S. automaker and its rivals come under increasing pressure to better secure their vehicles against hackers.
The No. 1 U.S. automaker promoted manager...
| 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...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 11:25 AM
The number of people killed in crashes caused by a faulty ignition switch in older General Motors cars now stands at 19, almost 50% higher than the automaker’s previous estimate, and could rise to well over 100.
That is according to the first...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 12:30 PM
There's all kinds of big Cadillac-related news here in my Motown hometown. General Motors Co.'s luxury division is going bohemian with a planned move to trendy, lofty space in New York's Soho neighborhood, and also announced the name for its new top-of-...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 1:48 PM
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,...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 8:38 AM
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...
| Aug 1, 2014
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...