| 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-...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 12:44 PM
DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co's website for owners of its vehicles recalled for faulty ignition switches has been expanded to include all 20 models involved, the automaker said.
The site launched in April initially informed owners of the 2.59...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 7:42 AM
An incident late last month that seemed more like a sixth-grade schoolyard dustup than a disagreement among major automakers shed new light on the way pickup truck tow and payload ratings are determined.
According to Automotive News, it started...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 9:28 AM
This is the runners-up ball.
Each year, sales of trucks from General Motors, Ram and Toyota are left in the dust by Ford’s F-Series, often by a wide margin. In 2013, Ford’s pickups swallowed nearly 40% of the full-size truck market. It was...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 9:43 AM
DETROIT (Reuters) - The U.S. auto industry will have to offer more discounts to maintain demand as prices for used cars decline.
With auto sales recovering from their recession-era slump, the industry's supply of used cars has started to rise again,...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 1:50 PM
Hyundai will pay a $17-million federal fine for failing to promptly report a brake problem in Hyundai Genesis cars, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Thursday.
The action by the auto safety agency marks a step up in enforcement....
| Aug 8, 2014
| 9:24 AM
DETROIT (Reuters) - For more than 25 years, the contest among Japanese car makers in North America has been a two-horse race, led by Toyota with Honda in second place and Nissan in the rear view mirror trailing far behind. Not anymore.
Nissan, thanks to...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 12:33 PM
General Motors has issued recalls for another round of cars with problems related to faulty ignition switches.
The company said 202,115 of its Saturn VUEs from the years 2002 to 2004 may be fitted with keys that can come out when the car is still turned...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 5:53 AM
DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors said on Friday it is recalling 269,000 vehicles to fix a variety of defects.
The largest of the five recalls involves 202,115 Saturn Vue crossovers from model years 2002-2004 to replace faulty ignition cylinders. GM...