General Motors has had enough of taking a beating in the high performance pickup truck segment from both sides of the opposition. With Ford Churning out off road monsters like the F-150 SVT Raptor and with Dodge selling the Ram Power Wagon hot on their tails… GM had to find something that fits in the […]
Perhaps this isn’t the best way to put it as it’s a bit rude and perhaps slightly uneducated but I have to admit to these being my first feelings towards a report on the situation at General Motors. After a few tight dodges of death, economy and so on GM managed to convince the U.S. […]
After quite a bit of a shock to come from the automotive industry not that long ago here’s another. A subsidiary company of GM could achieve something different, they might sell more cars than the parent company in the states.
The ever important word in recent months at General Motors, their Initial Public Offering has recently become an even more interesting to watch affair than it was not that long ago. A few days ago, GM’s CEO, Ed Whitacre had a bit of a chat with a reporter from Reuters who got it out of […]
According to a spokesman inside the company, Andreas Kroemer, Opel will debut on the new markets with a fresh breath in the automotive market coming as a European premium brand, mostly what the Chinese customers want. Whatever, Andreas Kroemer didn’t made any statements about what and how many Opel models will be sold in China […]
All producs that we buy and which are destined for longer use have a warranty of some kind, and cars are no different. Though they differ by each car manufacturer (for example, KIA offers a seven year warranty), the most common is a one year warranty, combined with a certain mileage and the warranty expires […]
Not many people have not heard of the eBay website, the place where you can find all kinds of bargains for all tastes from all over the world. Ranging from video games, to clothing, DVDs, knives, books and even cars. This seemed like a good oportunity for General Motors to promote their own used car […]
General Motors is full of surprises. After yesterday’s unveiling of the the price tag on the Chevrolet Volt, the American manufacturer had a press release today in which it announced it’s intention of increasing the number of Chevrolet Volt units produced in the United States by fifty percent in the year 2012, totalling 45,000 units.
We’ve all been curious about the new Chevrolet Volt and it’s price and finally, General Motors decided to let us have it. Get ready. It will be $41,000 (or $33,500 with the federal electric vehicle tax). That sure is steep, you might say. We did too. But according to General Motors, you get a lot […]
There is a rumor concerning the European version of the Chevrolet Volt running around, and I say this with a bit of a clench because i know that the newspaper behind hasn’t always proved to be the best of reliable sources. The newspaper quoted for this rumor is the British print from “The Telegraph” and […]
It took a while but it finally happened, the Chevrolet Corvette has been legally christened as Official State Sports Car of the state of Kentucky. It may seem like something a bit over the top for the majority of readers but then again some sort of heritage is great no matter how you look at […]
With Ford’s premium brand, Lincoln have announced just a few days ago that they will be offering free maintenance on their vehicles, GM couldn’t sit around and wait. So their reply came in today, GM will be offering a free maintenance program for their Cadillac vehicles.
Despite GM’s issues with obtaining a loan from the German government, and in fact their decision to quit asking and go in alone after they were clearly rejected, Opel has an interesting announcement to make. Opel has announced that the Junior, their city car is still well under development and will be unaffected by the […]
The official stamp has gone on this much discussed, rumored and speculated issue of the fate of GM’s Northstar V8 engine. That stamp reads “terminated!”, well, not quite, but it’s almost there as when this summer is gone so will the engine.
According to some reports from a couple of top Republicans GM executives have been destroying documents and other records which may shed light on corporate decisions that have spurred investigations into the company by a House oversight committee. These accusations are signed by U.S. Republican Darrell Issa, California, and U.S. Republican Jim Jordan, Ohio and […]
The plans General Motors had installed for their dealer network have been slightly altered but are still headed for downsizing and, with this in mind, 900 GM dealerships have received a stay of execution from the company. According to Mark Reuss, GM North America President the schedule at the moment calls for approximately 5000 dealers […]
Numerous General Motors cars and trucks sold globally will be recalled by GM due to a problem with the wind shield wiper fluid heating system. While the recall concerns a total of 1.53 million Buick, Hummer, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC and Saturn models, most of them have been sold in the U.S. with an estimated 1.36 […]
The German rescue fund’s four-person steering committee is expected to meet on June 7th to discuss whether to approve General Motors’s request for 1.1 billion euros ($1.3 billion) in federal and regional assistance for its European unit, Opel. Instead of meeting last Friday, the meeting was postponed for tomorrow despite a long line of delays […]
Jonathan Browning has been named global head of Volkswagen AG’s 10-brand national sales companies after formerly being GM global sales boss. The announcement was made Friday by VW Group sales and marketing chief Christian Klingler.
As announced yesterday, GM will soon have a bank’s support in their attempt at getting the public listing they have been seeking for quite some time. The announcement of a choice being made came even sooner then expected as today the U.S. Treasury made public the name of the bank chosen for the task at […]