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TRUCK BATTLE BREWING

Countering Chevy's Silverado surge

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016

General Motors gained a chunk of share in the full-sized pickup segment last year. But it faces stiffer competition from Ford and Ram in 2016.... Read More »

Suburban is the granddaddy of them all

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016

When Land Rover built the last Defender off-roader on Jan. 29 at its Solihull plant in the U.K., it ended a production run spanning 68 years. But the Defender, originally named Series 1, wasn't the longest-running vehicle on the road. Not even close.... Read More »

GM: Others could use Chevy Volt's powertrain

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016

The gasoline-electric hybrid powertrain General Motors uses in the redesigned 2016 Chevrolet Volt could end up in competitors' vehicles.... Read More »

RICHARD TRUETT

BLOG: Sergio's plan to sell rebadged Dart, 200 replacements could work -- if he chooses wisely

11:00 am U.S. ET | Feb. 2, 2016

FCA just may be able to replace the Dart and 200 with more salable vehicles. The key to success: The replacements must not be available here from any other manufacturer.... Read More »

Cheap gas hits hybrid, EV residuals

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 30, 2016

Beware! Falling gasoline prices are hitting the residual values of used hybrids, electrics and plug-ins - hard. The influx of used small cars set to return to the market is just going to make matters worse.... Read More »

Don't expect smaller Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 25, 2016

The big question was left hanging after GMC showed a shrunken 2017 Acadia this month at the Detroit auto show: What does the redesign mean for the Acadia's crossover cousins, the Buick Enclave and Chevrolet Traverse? Global product chief Mark Reuss offered a hint when asked what to expect on the next-generation Enclave and Traverse.... Read More »

GM joins car-sharing fraternity

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 25, 2016

General Motors' new Maven brand puts the automaker in the middle of a battle being waged by Nissan, Ford and others on college campuses to get a leg up in the emerging car-sharing economy.... Read More »

GM to launch major renovation of Renaissance Center HQ this summer

11:57 am U.S. ET | Jan. 22, 2016

GM plans to launch a large-scale renovation this summer at its Detroit headquarters, the Renaissance Center. The 120,000-square-foot renovation calls for extending the section of the front complex housing the People Mover station to Jefferson Avenue.... Read More »

Obama takes one more Detroit victory lap

3:49 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 20, 2016

President Barack Obama, facing Republican criticism over the state of the economy, did another Detroit victory lap Wednesday to showcase the auto companies his administration helped save, but the industry has not turned out the way he hoped in 2009.... Read More »

Next Chevy Traverse, Buick Enclave won't follow GMC Acadia diet

11:45 am U.S. ET | Jan. 19, 2016

The next-generation Buick Enclave and Chevrolet Traverse are expected to be built on a long-wheelbase version of GMC's redesigned and slimmed down 2017 Acadia, leaving them closer in size to that of the current crossovers.... Read More »

GM weighs new diesel for Cruze hatchback

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 18, 2016

General Motors is considering offering a diesel version of the five-door Chevrolet Cruze hatchback introduced last week at the Detroit auto show. "It's under consideration," said Dan Nicholson, GM's global powertrain chief.... Read More »

WES RAYNAL

BLOG: Seeing double in Detroit

3:15 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 14, 2016

The 2016 edition of the Detroit auto show is packed with the usual introductions, concepts and good gossip. This year, more than in previous years, though, we can't help but notice some of the cars and trucks are all starting to run together.... Read More »

RICHARD TRUETT

BLOG: Confessions of a NACTOY judge: 2016 edition

11:00 am U.S. ET | Jan. 12, 2016

It is fun to test drive all of the candidates for North American Car and Truck of the Year, but when it gets down to the finalists, any vehicle could win because they are all worthy and there aren't many nits to pick.... Read More »

Low oil prices make it harder to sell fuel-efficient cars, GM powertrain boss says

3:00 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 12, 2016

Although slumping oil prices have not changed General Motors' product development plans, the declines in oil and U.S. gasoline prices are affecting consumers' purchase decisions, says Dan Nicholson, GM's powertrain chief.... Read More »

Toyota leads all brands at diversity awards

12:06 am U.S. ET | Jan. 11, 2016

Toyota and its luxury brand sibling, Lexus, took home 10 of the 20 awards handed out during the first annual Automotive Diversity Volume Leadership Awards put on by the National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers and IHS Automotive.... Read More »

Chevrolet Bolt: An EV designed for ride-sharing

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 11, 2016

Chevrolet's Bolt electric vehicle will feature connectivity galore and an airy interior that belies its modest size, which is slightly smaller than a Chevy Trax subcompact.... Read More »

Cruze gets a hatch

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 11, 2016

Chevrolet will unveil a Cruze hatchback this week at the Detroit auto show. Photos released by General Motors show the car keeps the same face as the redesigned sedan.... Read More »

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Volts fuel Chevy store's success

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 11, 2016

Bourgeois Chevrolet in Rawdon, Quebec, stocks every Volt and electric-drive vehicle it can. It draws customers from a wide range because of its dedication and expertise in electric-drive vehicles.... Read More »

Buick rekindles performance roots with turbo Avista concept

7:00 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 10, 2016

Buick hinted at possible future styling cues and plans to expand its lineup with a new coupe, the Avista concept, and rekindle its historic performance roots. The 2+2 concept is powered by a twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter V-6 engine that generates 400 hp.... Read More »

GM sees Bolt as proof of its forward thinking

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 10, 2016

General Motors says the Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicle -- designed for a ride-sharing world -- shows the automaker has been thinking for a long time about how changes in personal mobility will affect its future business model.... Read More »

In new ad, 2016 Chevy Malibu is in elite company

11:44 am U.S. ET | Jan. 8, 2016

In a new ad, the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu is a luxury car -- at least in the minds of some consumers -- thanks to a simple badge removal. Continuing the brand's "Real People, Not Actors" campaign, consumers were shown a Malibu and asked what type of vehicle it was and how much it cost.... Read More »

Chevy drops wrap off Cruze hatchback

6:17 am U.S. ET | Jan. 7, 2016

Chevrolet will add a hatchback Cruze to its lineup this fall, an effort to expand the appeal of the brand's top-selling car. Chevy confirmed today that it will unveil the 2017 Cruze hatch at the Detroit auto show next week.... Read More »

Chevy designs Bolt EV to be shared

4:00 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 6, 2016

Chevrolet is presenting the 2017 Bolt EV to the tech cognoscenti at the Consumer Electronics Show as a technological showcase designed for a ride-sharing future. GM CEO Mary Barra lifted the veil on the production Bolt, which features connectivity galore and an airy interior that belies its modest size.... Read More »

GM rises 5.7% in December on pickups, Cadillac surge

1:30 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 5, 2016

General Motors' December U.S. sales rose 5.7 percent, as strong demand for pickups and a surge in volume at Cadillac helped push the company's average transaction price to a record high of $37,000.... Read More »

Chevrolet ties dealer bonuses to recalls

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 4, 2016

Chevy has revamped its dealer-incentive program to coax higher sales of the Cruze, Malibu and Silverado.... Read More »

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