| Mar 9, 2015
| 4:10 PM
General Motors announced a $5-billion stock buyback as part of a plan to return more cash to investors. In return, an activist shareholder decided to drop a potentially divisive bid for a seat on the company's board.
The moves are part of a deal with...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 10:45 AM
General Motors is recalling about 67,000 Cadillac ATS sports sedans to fix a problem with the car's overly sensitive power sunroof controls.
The sunroof in cars from the 2013 to 2015 model years will automatically close when the nonrecessed portion of...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 6:46 AM
In 2014, Mary Barra became CEO of General Motors, making her the first female CEO of a major automobile company. Barra is among a growing number of women — like Jennifer Vuong, news anchor and multimedia editor at Automotive News, and Nancy Gioia,...
| Feb 16, 2015
Vehicles Affected: Approximately 69,600 model-year 2006-07 Chevrolet Malibu and Malibu Maxx sedans and hatchbacks vehicles manufactured April 1 to June 30, 2006, and 2006-07 Pontiac G6 vehicles manufactured April 18 to June 30, 2006. This is an...
| Feb 15, 2015
| 5:00 AM
FREMONT, Calif. — Xavier, Wolverine, Iceman, Thunderbird and Cyclops were all working hard.
In balletic movements, the massive robots, among the world's largest industrial machines, were silently building Tesla electric cars.
Named by Chief...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 6:00 PM
Apple is the latest technology company aiming to get into the car business.
The Cupertino, Calif., technology giant has created a team of employees to explore an Apple-branded electric car, the Wall Street Journal reported late Friday.
| Feb 9, 2015
| 2:36 PM
DETROIT General Motors will use next week's Chicago Auto Show to announce that the Chevrolet Bolt all-electric car will be built at the Orion Assembly plant in Lake Orion, Mich.
The Bolt concept was first unveiled in January at the 2015 North American...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 3:31 PM
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — The man behind those Allstate Insurance "mayhem" television ads has been picked to lead marketing at Ford Motor Co.
Mark LaNeve, a former marketing chief at General Motors, will start the new job on Feb. 1. He'll try to...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 1:33 AM
Confident in the economy and cheered by cheap gas, Americans are likely to push new car sales to their highest level in a decade this year.
Analysts expect sales to reach 17 million for the first time since 2005. That's close to the record of 17.3...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 9:01 AM
Low gas prices, low interest rates and strong consumer confidence helped automakers post a big jump in sales in January, with General Motors, Ford, Chrysler, Honda and Nissan all reporting double-digit gains. Truck sales were especially strong.
| Feb 3, 2015
| 6:07 PM
Automakers saw a big jump in sales in January as lower gas prices and low interest rates pumped up consumers' confidence and their spending on new vehicles.
General Motors, Ford, Chrysler, Toyota, Honda and Nissan all reported double-digit gains....