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  • U.S. auto sales surge 13% in January

    U.S. auto sales surge 13% in January
    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....
  • Top national, international business stories of 2014

    Top national, international business stories of 2014
    So many stories, so hard to choose a top 12. The world of business didn't disappoint in 2014, with megadeals, a fictional assassination plot, hacking and new agreements to clear the air dominating the news. Long-suffering Detroit took a big step...
  • ABCs of new car names just give me the ZZZZZs

    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-...
  • Seven US corporations paid more to their CEOs than to Uncle Sam in 2013

    Seven US corporations paid more to their CEOs than to Uncle Sam in 2013
    WASHINGTON — Seven of the 30 largest U.S. corporations paid more money to their chief executive officers last year than they paid in U.S. federal income taxes, according to a study released Tuesday that was disputed by at least one of the companies....
  • L.A. Auto Show: Cadillac challenges the Germans with ATS-V sedan

     L.A. Auto Show: Cadillac challenges the Germans with ATS-V sedan
    Taking aim directly at German sport sedans, Cadillac launched the ATS-V at the Los Angeles Auto Show on Wednesday. The 455-horsepower coupe and sedan are chasing BMW's M3 and M4 sedan/coupe duo, as well as Mercedes-AMG’s forthcoming C63 sedan,...
  • 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?

    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...