GMC

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....
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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....
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GMC takes first step onto Jeep terrain

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

The All Terrain model of GMC's redesigned Acadia signals GM's desire to position the brand as a challenger to Jeep....
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Acadia's stance: Less is more

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

General Motors chopped more than 7 inches of wheelbase and 700 pounds in an effort to right-size the GMC Acadia for the midsize-crossover segment, one of the industry's largest and hottest....
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GMC shrinks Acadia, aims refined crossover 'at heart of midsize' market

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

The 2017 GMC Acadia will be dramatically smaller than the big crossover that has been in service for nearly a decade. When it goes on sale this spring, the redesigned Acadia will be more than 7 inches shorter, narrower and 700 pounds lighter than the outgoing model, aligning its dimensions closer to those of a Jeep Grand Cherokee or Honda Pilot....
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Good sales numbers, but look a bit closer

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

The U.S. auto industry's record 2015 sales total was capped off by a December that seems strong at first glance, but a closer look reveals growing concerns....
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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....
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GMC

Trucking along amid redesigns, cheap fuel

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

GMC must find a way to squeeze out more Canyon midsize pickups....
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GMC boss pushes for subcompact crossover

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 14, 2015

GMC chief Duncan Aldred wants a small crossover to compete with the Jeep Renegade and other rivals in the industry's fastest-growing segment....
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GMC plans more money for marketing

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 12, 2015

GMC next year will add to its record marketing spend from 2015, part of its broader plan to raise the profile of its under-the-radar truck brand....
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U.S. approves 2016 BMW diesel X5 for sale after EPA review

5:51 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 10, 2015

The EPA and California Air Resources Board approved the sale of the new 2016 BMW diesel X5 after government testing found no evidence of software to evade emissions standards....
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OBITUARY

Bob Pion, retired GM dealer, passes at 88

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 7, 2015

Bob Pion began by selling Chevrolets at a Springfield, Mass., dealership. In 1970, he and a partner opened Allen Imports of Springfield, selling MG, Renault and Subaru vehicles....
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GM reports strong truck sales, record average transaction price

12:00 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 1, 2015

General Motors’ U.S. sales rose 1.5 percent in November, as strong demand for pickups, SUVs and crossovers offset weak car sales and helped the automaker to a record transaction price of $35,800....
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GM may contract out van production to boost capacity for pickups

11:27 am U.S. ET | Nov. 24, 2015

GM is in talks to offload some of its commercial van production to contract manufacturer AM General, a move that would free up capacity at GM's plant near St. Louis to make more of its hot-selling midsize pickups....
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Honda Ridgeline ditches flying buttress profile

10:00 am U.S. ET | Nov. 24, 2015

Honda's second-generation Ridgeline truck shed a few more layers of camouflage recently, as spy photographers snapped the upcoming pickup ahead of its Detroit auto show debut in January....
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GMC boosts Denali subbrand with Canyon, Sierra

10:05 am U.S. ET | Nov. 17, 2015

GMC is extending its pricey Denali subbrand to its newest nameplate, the Canyon midsize pickup, and will introduce an even higher-end version of its Sierra Denali full-size pickup....
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German luxury brands Porsche, M-B and Mini rule the car-buying process

1:00 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 12, 2015

German luxury brands still rule when it comes to satisfaction with the new-car buying process, according to U.S. consumers. Porsche shoved Mercedes-Benz from first to second place in sales satisfaction among luxury brands in J.D. Power's 2015 U.S. Sales Satisfaction Index. For the sixth straight year, Mini ranks highest among mass-market brands....
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BEST PRACTICES

New recruiting approach helps stores hire women

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 9, 2015

Titus-Will Automotive Group revamped its recruiting process almost two years ago. Since the change, the retailer has hired 28 women for sales and service jobs, nearly tripling the number of women in those departments....
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Chevy Colorado, GMC Canyon diesels first pickups to top 30 mpg on highway

2:45 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 9, 2015

The EPA has certified the diesel-powered versions of the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon at 31 mpg highway -- the highest rating of any truck, big or small, gasoline or diesel -- sold in the U.S....
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Spreading the NFL sponsorship field

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 9, 2015

Automotive brands and their dealer networks find numerous ways to connect with pro football fans, even if they can't be the NFL's official vehicle sponsor....
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GM gives Shop-Click-Drive a big push

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 9, 2015

General Motors is rolling out the first marketing effort for its 2-year-old online shopping tool, Shop-Click-Drive, citing its success in attracting customers who want to handle as much of the car-buying process as possible outside the dealership....
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GM advances 16% on trucks, crossovers, Malibu sell-down

12:45 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 3, 2015

General Motors' October sales surged 16 percent amid continued hot truck demand and a big sell-down of the Chevrolet Malibu and other soon-to-be-replaced models....
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GMC’s next-gen Acadia retains brawn, expected to get new engine, gearbox

12:15 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 27, 2015

The next-generation GMC Acadia will sport an evolutionary design for the popular crossover that has been on the market for nearly a decade, based on recent spy photos. The images show that the large crossover retains its brawny look and flared fenders, though it gets a slightly narrower and sloping window opening and a more-tapered rear end....
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GMC preps Denali version of Canyon

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 26, 2015

GMC has been testing a Denali version of its Canyon midsize pickup. Spy photos show a Canyon with a revised, partially covered front fascia that features a wide, honeycomb grille outlined by chrome - signature cues of the brand's upscale Denali line....
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GMC preps upscale Canyon Denali, spy photos show

11:30 am U.S. ET | Oct. 20, 2015

GMC has been testing a Denali version of its Canyon midsize pickup. As with other Denali models, the honeycomb appearance of the camouflaged Canyon replaces the standard GMC face, a three-bar, horizontal layout, spy photos show....
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