Bob Lutz blasts Tesla, Musk, compares followers to a 'religious cult'Wed, 26, Oct 2016
Former General Motors Vice Chairman Bob Lutz, appearing on CNBC earlier today, blasted Tesla CEO Elon Musk -- and his followers. "Tesla supporters are like members of a religious cult," he told the business news network.
GM to use IBM's Watson AI software for new OnStar Go serviceWed, 26, Oct 2016
General Motors and International Business Machines Corp. plan to combine IBM's artificial intelligence software Watson with the automaker's OnStar system in order to market services to drivers in their vehicles.
GM's Q3 net more than doubles to $2.77 billionTue, 25, Oct 2016
General Motors today said its net income more than doubled to a third-quarter, post-bankruptcy high of $2.77 billion, as its focus on retail sales in the U.S. bolstered transaction prices. Despite weakness in Europe, GM said its earnings for the year would be at the "high end" of forecasts.
Refreshed 2017 Chevy Trax crossover gets a familiar faceTue, 25, Oct 2016
The Chevy Trax has spent just a few years on sale in the U.S., but it's been largely unchanged since its global launch in 2013. That, well, changes for 2017.
Bill Ford says future of cars is in Detroit, not Silicon ValleyTue, 25, Oct 2016
Bill Ford is tired of hearing the future of cars belongs to Silicon Valley. Yet for years, the Apple and Google crowd have been telling him that only Big Tech can make driverless vehicles.
Buick becomes first U.S. brand to crack top 3 reliability rankings by Consumer ReportsMon, 24, Oct 2016
Buick cracked into Consumer Reports' ranking of the top three most reliable brands -- a feat no American brand has accomplished since the organization began tracking brand performance in the early 1980s. Buick ranked No. 3 in the magazine's 2016 Annual Auto Reliability Survey. Lexus was the overall No. 1 brand with Toyota right behind it.
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.
Ford, Nissan lead effort to further develop industry in AfricaMon, 24, Oct 2016
A group of carmakers led by executives from Ford Motor Co. and Nissan Motor Co. will seek to work with Kenyan authorities to develop an auto-manufacturing industry in the east African country, building on talks with Nigerian lawmakers about their own market.
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.
Madam vice president?Mon, 24, Oct 2016
While Ford Motor Co. was getting battered on the campaign trail by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump earlier this year, his rival was apparently considering General Motors' trailblazing CEO as a potential running mate.
DealersMon, 24, Oct 2016
A look at the anniversaries dealerships around the country are celebrating, including dealers for Volvo, Toyota, Mazda, GMC and Dodge.
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.