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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • NHTSA issues airbag warning on 4.7 million vehicles

    NHTSA issues airbag warning on 4.7 million vehicles
    If you drive a car made in the early 2000s, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration wants you to see your dealer -- right now. The federal agency issued a rare alert Monday, warning that owners of vehicles fitted with airbags made by Takata...
  • General Motors' third-quarter profit nearly doubles to $1.38 billion

    General Motors' third-quarter profit nearly doubles to $1.38 billion
    Big profits from rising SUV and truck sales in North America helped General Motors nearly double its third-quarter profit and more than offset its struggles in Europe and South America. On Thursday the automaker posted net income of $1.38 billion, or...
  • NHTSA Urges Quick Fix of Defective Airbags

     
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is counseling owners of vehicles affected by the massive Takata airbag recall to act fast to replace their defective airbags. The recall, expanded several times during the year, involves airbags that...
  • Embattled General Motors general counsel Millikin to retire

    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...
  • GM sides with U.S. wireless carriers in net neutrality fight

    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...
  • A potato-chip-shaped hole in ex-Detroiters' hearts

    A potato-chip-shaped hole in ex-Detroiters' hearts
    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...
  • GM orders dealers to stop selling Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon trucks

    GM orders dealers to stop selling Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon trucks
    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...