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  • Cars that drive themselves starting to chat with each other

    Cars that drive themselves starting to chat with each other
    DETROIT (Reuters) - An Acura RLX sedan demonstrated an unusual way to tow another car this week: the vehicles were not physically attached. The second car drove itself, following instructions beamed over by the first in a feat of technology that indicates...
  • Federal safety board ignored ignition switch warning

    WASHINGTON A House committee Tuesday morning released a report highly critical of federal regulators for their role in not catching an ignition switch defect in General Motors' cars that killed at least 19 people, saying they had all the information and...
  • GM to boost output of mid-sized pickups in U.S., add jobs

    DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co will add a third shift and 750 jobs at its Missouri assembly plant to build more of its new mid-sized pickup trucks, the No. 1 U.S. automaker said on Tuesday. With early orders for the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC...
  • GM ignition-switch death toll hits 19, may grow, Feinberg says

    GM ignition-switch death toll hits 19, may grow, Feinberg says
    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...
  • GM's Opel to cut Russia production as slowdown bites

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Opel Group, the European arm of General Motors , is cutting production and shedding around 500 jobs in Russia, hit by the weak Russian rouble and a plunge in local demand due to a slowing economy and Western sanctions. Opel said on...
  • NHTSA to overhaul recall system in wake of GM's 'flawed' culture

    NHTSA to overhaul recall system in wake of GM's 'flawed' culture
    The top U.S. auto safety regulator harshly criticized General Motors Co for not promptly reporting and recalling cars now linked to at least 19 deaths and said he has been meeting with top global automakers to develop a "new normal" for safety recalls....
  • GM will launch a new Cadillac flagship sedan next year

    GM will launch a new Cadillac flagship sedan next year
    General Motors plans to bring out a new flagship sedan for its struggling Cadillac brand at the end of next year. The automaker said the “top-end, high-technology car” will be made at its Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant starting at the...
  • GM's Cadillac to introduce high-end sedan in late 2015

    DETROIT (Reuters) - As it strives to energize its Cadillac brand that once led the U.S. luxury auto market, General Motors Co said on Friday it will begin production of a new "top-end, high-technology car" by the end of 2015. The as-yet unnamed...
  • GM stops some Corvette sales to fix quality issues

    General Motors is temporarily stopping sales of some 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Stingrays to fix potential airbag and parking brake issues. Neither of the possible defects had prompted an official recall as of late Thursday night. GM has instructed...
  • Tesla Motors spawns an automotive ecosystem

    FREMONT, Calif. Tesla's decision to build its massive "gigafactory" for battery production in Reno is viewed as a big win for Nevada. But as Tesla races to make an affordable electric car for the masses, the company's California footprint will continue to...
  • GM will introduce hands-free, foot-free driving in 2017 Cadillac

    GM will introduce hands-free, foot-free driving in 2017 Cadillac
    General Motors plans to start selling cars that can drive partially in an auto-pilot mode and that can exchange speed and safety data with similarly equipped vehicles. The first features are expected to show up in high-end Cadillac vehicles for the 2017...