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August could be the first positive month of 2017 for U.S. auto sales, breaking a streak of seven consecutive year-over-year declines.
As President Trump seemingly stumbles from one crisis to another, GM and CEO Mary Barra find themselves mired in a major public-relations dilemma.
Officials at the Jack Demmer dealerships realized they needed to address the frustration of buyers struggling with the technology Ford has been packing into its dashboards. Seminars have been the answer.
A U.S. grand jury in Detroit charged former FCA labor chief Alphons Iacobelli and the widow of a deceased UAW vice president in a broad conspiracy to pocket illegal money and gifts.
The Chevy Impala -- one of GM's longest-running and most-recognized names, a car that logged more than 1 million U.S. sales in 1965 -- appears unlikely to survive much longer.
More than three quarters of Buick's U.S. sales now come from the Encore and two larger crossovers. The changes have helped Buick double its global sales volume since 2010.
The nearly complete transformation of Buick's lineup has created a brand that gets more than three quarters of its U.S. sales from a trio of crossovers.
For now, the brand must get by with one crossover, one SUV and a bunch of sedans that are all nearly the same size.
Redesigned versions of four GM crossovers are hitting dealerships this year, giving dealers plenty of fresh product in several of the industry's hottest and most profitable segments.
Nearly a decade after the last industry downturn forced General Motors to delay development work on its next-generation crossovers, they're finally reaching dealerships.
The Regal Sportback, a hatchback that is replacing the Regal sedan for 2018, will start at $25,915, including shipping, with a base 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine.
Canada will get two of three versions of the 2018 Buick Regal, GM said in disclosing a $47,145 price for the Sportback GS edition.
Ed Welburn was the first person to oversee all of GM's design centers around the world.
Growing revenue 20 percent at Michigan's largest Chevrolet retailer
For many automakers, the fact that consumers are snapping up high-margin SUVs and crossovers instead of less-expensive sedans has been a boon.
General Motors' inventory rose to its highest level in a decade after its U.S. sales fell 4.7 percent in June.
Mary Barra's crusade to fix GM's internal failings has made considerable progress, says retiring HR chief John Quattrone. But no one in the executive suite is ready to declare the mission accomplished.
Analysts expect June to mark the industry's sixth consecutive year-over-year sales decline, mostly on weaker car and fleet demand, and closing out the worst first half of a year since 2014.
John Quattrone, whom GM tapped in 2014 to help lead a cultural transformation amid the ignition-switch crisis, will be succeeded by Jose Tomas, a former executive at insurer Anthem and Burger King.
F&I revenue at the nation's 150 largest dealership groups rose more than sales volume did in 2016, but the pace of growth for F&I slowed from prior years.
GM's safety practices are no longer under the oversight of federal regulators, but the automaker said it plans to keep meeting with them at least monthly about potential defects.
GM, for the fifth time this year, is cutting a production shift at one of its U.S. assembly plants in response to slowing industry sales.
Cadillac is updating the chassis, infotainment system and styling of its XTS sedan for the 2018 model year to help it continue to co-exist with the larger and newer CT6.
Chevrolet's Sonic and Trax embody the speed at which consumer tastes have shifted from cars to crossovers.
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