GM joins White House initiative to address gender pay gapFri, 26, Aug 2016
General Motors, the first U.S. automaker to have a female CEO, is among more than two dozen companies that added their names to a White House pledge to study gender pay gaps among their employees.
GM cleared in second lawsuit involving faulty ignition switchesThu, 25, Aug 2016
A Texas jury on Thursday said a GM ignition switch was not to blame for a fatal 2011 crash, according to a statement from the company. The verdict in Harris County, Texas, is the second in favor of GM this year in a lawsuit over a recalled ignition switch that has been linked to nearly 400 injuries and deaths.
UAW organizes Magna seating plant in TennesseeThu, 25, Aug 2016
Workers at Magna's new Spring Hill, Tenn., plant voted nearly unanimously to join the UAW, giving the union a key victory in a right-to-work state. The UAW said workers voted 192-1 to join the union. About 230 workers are employed at the 122,500-square-foot plant, which opened in 2015 and produces seats for the Cadillac XT5 and the GMC Acadia.
GM's mid-trial bid to toss ignition-switch case denied by judgeTue, 23, Aug 2016
General Motors said a Texas judge denied its bid to throw out a lawsuit over a fatal 2011 crash blamed on a faulty ignition switch, after the company accused a car driver and his lawyers of fabricating evidence about the vehicle's key.
Chevy Cruze hatchback spied in DetroitTue, 23, Aug 2016
Chevrolet is close to adding a hatchback model to the Cruze lineup. This captured fleet test vehicle was spotted last week in the Detroit area
GM asks judge to throw out ignition switch case over 'fabricated' keyMon, 22, Aug 2016
General Motors asked a Texas judge to throw out a lawsuit over a fatal 2011 crash blamed on a faulty ignition switch, accusing plaintiffs and their lawyers of fabricating evidence about the vehicle's key during the ongoing trial.
Chevy expands Teen Driver tech to 9 nameplatesTue, 23, Aug 2016
Chevrolet today said it is expanding its Teen Driver technology this fall to nine nameplates, covering 64 percent of the brand's sales. The technology, which debuted on the 2016 Malibu sedan, mutes the audio system until front-seat occupants buckle their safety belts, warns the driver when exceeding a preset speed and allows parents to set a maximum audio volume.
What people are saying about the Cadillac Escala conceptTue, 23, Aug 2016
Cadillac took to Monterey Car Week to unveil its latest concept, the Escala. The concept is a radical departure from Cadillac's current design language but consumers could see Cadillacs with this look in 2019.
Smart cars collaboration could raise risk of patent litigation, experts sayMon, 22, Aug 2016
As the West Coast's largest technology companies jump deeper into the automotive landscape, fears of increased litigation are bubbling in Michigan. Greg DeGrazia, partner and intellectual property attorney at law firm Warner Norcross and Judd, said that as the tech and auto industries continue to merge, a clash is on the horizon.
Cadillac Escala concept shows hints of the futureMon, 22, Aug 2016
After teasing the public with dramatic and unlikely concept cars in two previous years, Cadillac used this year's Monterey Car Week to glimpse into a future that will actually happen.
Cadillac debuts Escala concept, a preview of new design direction coming 'soon'Thu, 18, Aug 2016
Cadillac did something unusual Thursday night: It used the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance to debut a concept that might actually reach production.
Routes diverge in the race to remove the fallible driverSun, 21, Aug 2016
Ford has staked its future on a grandiose moonshot, taking more time to test exhaustively before making one giant leap to full automation. Meanwhile, Uber, GM and Tesla are more gradually shifting responsibility from the driver to the vehicle, essentially putting customers in the midst of their development processes.