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Chevrolet's next-gen Equinox gets sportier front end and lower profile

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 31
The redesigned Chevrolet Equinox expected for the 2017 model year will sport a streamlined face and a lower, sleeker profile. ...

Chevrolet's next-gen Equinox will be lower, sleeker

UPDATED: 8/25/15 12:24 pm ET - adds video
The next-generation Chevrolet Equinox will sport a streamlined face and lower, sleeker profile, based on recent spy photos. ...

UAW calls potential China-made Buick 'alarming'

11:45 am U.S. ET | Aug. 18
The UAW is criticizing the prospect of General Motors importing a Buick crossover from China, calling the potential move "alarming." ...

Will U.S. get Buick made in China?

UPDATED: 8/17/15 3:15 pm ET - corrected
In 2013, GM polled some U.S. Buick dealers about their volume and model-mix expectations for a new vehicle: a compact crossover that has since been launched in China as t ...

De Nysschen's Cadillac: On track, but a slow one

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 16
Johan de Nysschen says his first-year report card offers a glimpse of his vision for the future, one in which Cadillacs are coveted luxury goods rather than simply decent ...

Cadillac seeks more 'autonomy' from GM, de Nysschen says

3:13 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 11
Cadillac will operate as a separate business unit from General Motors and report its own financial results within a few years, brand chief Johan de Nysschen said today. ...

CTS-V sticker reflects shift in Cadillac pricing

11:00 am U.S. ET | Aug. 11
If you squint hard at the label on the Cadillac CTS-V high-performance sedan that hits showrooms soon, you will see a subtle but telling shift in Cadillac's pricing strat ...

Marchionne's diagnosis of industry weakness goes far beyond FCA

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 10
FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne's critique of the industry shouldn't be ignored. There is broad agreement among current and former executives that automakers fail to use capita ...

Return on investment: Not a pretty picture

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 10
Last spring, General Motors began breaking out a new metric in its financial disclosures: return on invested capital. ...

Cadillac works to revise dealer incentives

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 10
Two main elements of Johan de Nysschen's plan to rehabilitate Cadillac's image are to tighten dealers' inventories and quash their sell-at-any-cost mentality. ...

Cadillac works to revise dealer incentives

1:54 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 7
Two main elements of Johan de Nysschen’s plan to rehabilitate Cadillac’s image are to tighten dealers’ inventories and quash their sell-at-any-cost ment ...

Chevy Colorado lineup grows with all-terrain, 'Midnight' variants

12:00 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 4
Chevrolet is looking to maintain sales momentum for midsize pickups with two new special Colorado editions, including an all-terrain model. ...

GM plans $877 million modernization for Michigan plant

10:00 am U.S. ET | Aug. 4
GM plans to invest $877 million to modernize its assembly plant in Flint, Mich., one of its two U.S. full-size pickup factories. ...

Chevy Volt's electric range hits 53-mile EPA rating for 2016

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 4
The 2016 Chevrolet Volt will have an EPA-rated electric range of 53 miles when it goes on sale this fall, a 39 percent boost from the outgoing model. ...

A V-series version of Cadillac's coming crossover? Don't count on it

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 3
Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen isn't interested in affixing a V badge to a crossover any time soon. ...

Pickups, retail sales power GM's 6.4% gain

12:45 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 3
General Motors' U.S. July sales rose 6.4 percent on strong retail volume, including a 28 percent surge in deliveries of its profitable full-size pickups. ...

Can inventory hubs aid small Caddy stores?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 3
A long effort to whack away at Cadillac's swollen vehicle inventory culminated last month with the brand's trimmest levels in four-and-a-half years. ...

GM prepares to fight aftermarket repair parts

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 3
General Motors plans to roll out a new pricing system later this year for its original-equipment collision parts, a bid to take back market share from aftermarket parts m ...

GM prices diesel Colorado from $31,700; towing capacity set at 7,700 pounds

9:00 am U.S. ET | July 28

DETROIT -- The diesel-powered Chevrolet Colorado will be priced from about $31,700 to $38,700, including destination charge, when it debuts this fall.

GM prices diesel Chevy Colorado from $31,700

UPDATED: 7/28/15 9:35 am ET - adds GMC Canyon pricing
The diesel-powered Chevrolet Colorado will be priced from about $31,700 to $38,700, including destination charge, when it debuts this fall. It will also have a towing cap ...

GM profit weathers China slowdown

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 27
General Motors' second-quarter results offered a sigh of relief - at least temporarily - to investors and other market watchers worried about slowing growth in China. ...

Chevrolet plans low-cost pedestrian avoidance on Malibu

3:45 pm U.S. ET | July 24
GM is introducing a pedestrian-avoidance system on the redesigned 2016 Chevrolet Malibu, the latest example of active-safety features proliferating on mainstream vehicles ...

FTC probes GM over possible CPO sales without recall fixes

UPDATED: 7/24/15 7:34 am ET
The Federal Trade Commission is investigating GM because some of its dealerships advertised certified used vehicles that hadn't received recall-related repairs. ...

GM shrugs off China worries with $1.1B Q2 profit

UPDATED: 7/23/15 4:29 pm ET - adds closing stock price
GM's strong second-quarter results in China seemed to allay investors' concerns that a slowdown in Chinese demand would dent the company's bottom line. The automaker post ...

Cadillac's product onslaught: Hurry up and wait

12:15 pm U.S. ET | July 21
A glance at Cadillac's product-planning timeline shows that dealers and consumers will be waiting quite a while for much of the fresh sheet metal planned by the brand. ...
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