Inside Google's quest to shape the rules of the driverless roadFri, 29, Apr 2016
Google is mounting a lobbying and public-relations campaign across America to win acceptance for autonomous vehicles and to shape the rules of the driverless road. And the tech giant, one of the first companies to launch a development effort, has emerged as the most visible and assertive lobbyist, with the most ambitious view of how self-driving vehicles should be deployed.
GM China sees strong growth for luxury models and EVsThu, 28, Apr 2016
Chinese consumers' continued preference for luxury brands could help make that country Cadillac's largest global market in the next five to 10 years, the head of General Motors China said today.
Ford plans EV to compete with Chevy Bolt, Tesla Model 3, Fields confirmsThu, 28, Apr 2016
Ford is developing an electric vehicle that would be competitive with the Chevrolet Bolt and Tesla Model 3, CEO Mark Fields said.
2016 Chevrolet CruzeMon, 25, Apr 2016
The redesigned 2016 Cruze that hit showrooms this month is long on interior refinement, with more soft-touch materials and an unusually quiet cabin for the segment.
GM to build new engine line in Tennessee, create 800 jobsWed, 27, Apr 2016
General Motors plans to spend $789 million to prepare its Spring Hill, Tenn., plant for production of a new engine program, creating nearly 800 jobs, GM said today.
Automakers face deadline to challenge deposition orders in supplier price-fixing litigationWed, 27, Apr 2016
General Motors, Fiat Chrysler, Toyota and other automakers by next week must decide if they will challenge an order that they give depositions in the massive Detroit civil lawsuit alleging price-fixing in the supply chain.
Sonic Q1 net rises 4.7% on parts and service, F&I; revenue flatTue, 26, Apr 2016
Sonic Automotive reported net income rose 4.7 percent to $14.6 million in the first quarter from a year earlier. Despite the narrow gain, the auto retailer reported a decline in gross profits on new and used vehicles amid weaker new-vehicle sales.
Cadillac targets 11% operating margin in 10 yearsMon, 25, Apr 2016
Cadillac is targeting an 11 percent operating margin in 10 years, brand President Johan de Nysschen said today in an interview with Reuters, laying out a timeline for the long-term turnaround.
Chevrolet remembers Prince with full-page adsFri, 22, Apr 2016
When legendary musician Prince died on Thursday, Chevrolet tweeted out a picture of a red, 1963 Corvette -- a nod to his hit 1982 song “Little Red Corvette.” Chevrolet also ran full page ads in Friday newspapers across the country, including The New York Times, The Detroit News and The Star Tribune. Here's a roundup of reaction from social media.
Beijing show opens up to challenger brandsSun, 24, Apr 2016
The Beijing auto show going on this week has become a showcase for Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz -- the dominant luxury brands in China -- as well as challengers such as Cadillac, Lincoln and Infiniti.
Getting drivers hooked on connectivityMon, 25, Apr 2016
In an unusually rich promotion for the everyman compact market, Chevy is offering two years of free OnStar and Sirius XM satellite radio and a slug of monthly data use on the Cruze's 4G LTE Wi-Fi service.
GM backs up its talk with strong profit reportMon, 25, Apr 2016
GM's first-quarter profits soared despite slower sales, as it sold more pricey models and cut costs in troubled regions such as South America.