Cruze

GM Korea could make next-gen Cruze if union calls off strike

7:22 am U.S. ET | July 24, 2014
GM's South Korean subsidiary told its employee union that the automaker could consider making the next-generation Chevrolet Cruze in South Korea if the union calls off a wage-related strike....
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GM compensation announcement

GM digs deep to fix safety problems

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 30, 2014
If recalls are a kind of a manufacturer do-over, this month's recall of some Chevrolet Cobalts and HHRs for a power-steering defect was a do-over of a do-over. General Motors already had ordered a replacement of power-steering components on those cars in a recall action several years ago. Now, it's telling owners that the fix wasn't good enough....
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Airbag accident, lawsuit prompt GM to recall Cruze

9:12 pm U.S. ET | June 26, 2014
An accident that left a Georgia woman blind in one eye and a subsequent lawsuit led GM Thursday to recall about 33,000 Chevrolet Cruze sedans in North America for potentially defective airbags made by Takata....
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GM lifts stop-sale order on Cruze as probe continues

3:20 pm U.S. ET | June 26, 2014
General Motors, which has recalled a record number of vehicles in the United States this year, lifted its temporary stop-sale order on its top-selling Chevrolet Cruze sedans as it evaluates the vehicles for a new type of airbag problem....
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THE GM RECALL

GM halts sale of some 2013-14 Chevy Cruze models for airbag glitch

4:15 pm U.S. ET | June 25, 2014
GM told dealers in the United States and Canada to temporarily halt delivery of some 2013-14 Chevrolet Cruze sedans on Wednesday because of a potential problem with an airbag supplied by Takata, hampering sales of the company's top-selling car amid an end-of-the-month sales push....
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2014 NEW YORK AUTO SHOW

Refreshed 2015 Chevy Cruze enhances connectivity, revises styling

8:24 am U.S. ET | April 13, 2014
Chevrolet is refreshing the compact Cruze, General Motors' top-selling car in the United States, and adding enhanced connectivity features for 2015. It will be introduced this week at the New York auto show....
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GM issues stop-delivery order on some 2013-14 Chevrolet Cruze compacts

8:17 am U.S. ET | March 28, 2014
General Motors is requiring Chevrolet dealers to stop selling some 2013 and 2014 Cruze compact cars for an undisclosed issue, marking another setback as GM grapples with the crisis created by last month's recall of 1.6 million small cars for a faulty ignition switch....
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Photos hint at sleek look for next Chevy Cruze

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 22, 2014
The next-generation Chevrolet Cruze will get a more swept-back silhouette and sleeker headlights and taillights, based on recent spy photos....
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LINDSAY CHAPPELL

GM's diesel Chevy could make waves

9:29 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 9, 2014
Keep your ears open for auto show chatter about diesel engines in Detroit....
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NICK GIBBS

Ford exec blames Chevy Europe's downfall on 'mixed messages'

4:24 am U.S. ET | Dec. 11, 2013
Wondering what Ford's view was on GM's decision to pull Chevrolet from Europe, I put the question to Ford of Europe Chief Operating Officer Barb Samardzich....
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German automakers renew U.S. diesel push

Sept. 6, 2013 06:01 CET
For years, BMW, Mercedes and Volkswagen sang the praises of diesel in the United States as a lonely trio. But now that other car companies are launching diesel-fueled vehicles, the German brands hope to find new allies....
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Germans renew diesel push

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 2, 2013
For years, BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen Group sang the praises of diesel in the United States as a lonely trio....
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Mercedes: In a crankcase, biodiesel can become 'gunky, goopy' sludge

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 2, 2013
Not all diesel is created equal, and that fact has challenged Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen Group in their quest to popularize the fuel in the United States....
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GM recalls 293,000 Cruze models over brake assist defect

2:26 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 16, 2013
GM is recalling 292,879 Chevrolet Cruze cars in the United States due to a defect that can cause loss of the brake assist function in models with the 1.4-liter turbocharged engine and six-speed automatic transmission....
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GM adds week of production in Ohio to meet Cruze demand

2:02 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 13, 2013
General Motors has added a week of production at its Chevrolet Cruze factory in Lordstown, Ohio, this month to meet growing domestic demand for the compact car, a spokeswoman said today....
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Honda Civic still best among compacts on new IIHS crash test

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 8, 2013
The Honda Civic is still the only small car to get the top rating on a new test that simulates a severe front-end crash, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says. Many popular and entry-level small cars struggled in a new round of "small overlap" crash tests, which replicates an accident in which the front corner of a car clips another car, a pole or a tree at 40 mph....
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