Deals in Canada slow the jobs bleedingSat, 22, Oct 2016
The roughly $900 million Canadian in investment commitments that Unifor has secured from the Detroit 3 thus far might not be enough to fully reverse the long-term trend of auto manufacturing jobs leaving Canada, labor experts say.
Baby boomers swap Corvettes for comfort as U.S. sports-car sales fallFri, 21, Oct 2016
Baby boomers are starting to outgrow their midlife crisis years, and that's bad news for automakers who want to sell sports cars. It was a sign of things to come this month when Ford idled its Mustang plant for a week as sales for the year fell 9 percent.
Google, automakers object to California rules for self-driving carsWed, 19, Oct 2016
Google and automakers objected to California proposals to set new, mandatory rules for testing self-driving cars in the state, which industry officials said could hobble their efforts in the home to much of self-driving vehicle testing and development.
Barra made Clinton's long working list for VP pickTue, 18, Oct 2016
General Motors CEO Mary Barra was listed among 39 potential candidates to be Hillary Clinton's running mate in a hacked email released today by WikiLeaks.
LG Chem expects GM to sell over 30,000 Bolts next yearTue, 18, Oct 2016
LG Chem, a battery supplier for General Motors' upcoming Bolt electric vehicle, said today it expected the automaker to sell more than 30,000 of the cars next year.
Trump, Clinton stick to convention with campaign vehiclesSun, 16, Oct 2016
In the most unconventional of presidential campaigns, the two major party candidates' choices of vehicles have been decidedly conventional.
GM invests millions in Mexico as Ford absorbs Trump's blowsFri, 14, Oct 2016
After watching Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump bash Ford for moving jobs to Mexico, GM has pushed ahead with its own expansion. It just hasn't said as much as Ford. GM is advancing on an $800 million investment for its global small-car lineup that includes a factory retooling in San Luis Potosi state. That plant and another Mexico factory will also build the redesigned Chevy Equinox crossover.
Diesel, manual to be options on Cruze hatchbackMon, 17, Oct 2016
Chevrolet is adding a diesel engine and an optional manual transmission to the just launched Cruze hatchback in a further effort to woo Volkswagen diesel owners affected by VW's emissions scandal.
Maven, GM's car-sharing play, expands to San FranciscoFri, 14, Oct 2016
GM's car-sharing program Maven, the auto giant's latest foray into alternative transportation services, expanded into San Francisco, marking its ninth market since launching in January. Maven's entry into one of the nation's leading technology hubs puts it squarely in competition with a number of car-sharing programs such as Zipcar and Getaround that are already popular in the city.
Ontario ready to aid GM, FCA with plant spendingWed, 12, Oct 2016
Ontario is ready to provide financial support to General Motors and Fiat Chrysler after the automakers pledged to upgrade Canadian plants as part of new labor contracts, the province's economic minister said.
Chevy Cruze diesel hatchback may claim highway mpg crownTue, 11, Oct 2016
Chevrolet plans to equip the Cruze diesel with a six-speed manual or nine-speed automatic transmission that could deliver 50 mpg on the highway. The diesel sedan will arrive in early 2017 and the diesel hatchback will be available for the 2018 model year.
GM to add 650 jobs in Tenn. to meet demand for XT5, GMC AcadiaTue, 11, Oct 2016
General Motors said it would add a third shift and 650 jobs at its factory in Spring Hill, Tenn., to meet higher demand for its recently launched Cadillac XT5 and GMC Acadia crossover SUVs.