Volkswagen Group leads automotive spending on advertisingFri, 09, Dec 2016
Volkswagen Group led automotive spending on Advertising Age’s 2016 list of the top 100 advertisement spenders worldwide. Fifteen automakers and tire maker Bridgestone constituted the automotive category on the World’s Largest Advertisers list.
Detroit wants to maintain control of technological advancesFri, 09, Dec 2016
Detroit is willing to let Silicon Valley into the car, but it’s not ready to hand over the keys. Automakers and suppliers said today that while the technology coming from the West Coast has been key to industry advancement, traditional companies still will control the fate of future vehicles.
Ford leads automakers in patents for first timeFri, 09, Dec 2016
GM 's Maven vehicle-sharing service coming to Kitchener, OntarioTue, 06, Dec 2016
Chevrolet midsize crossover spottedTue, 06, Dec 2016
GM has been spotted testing a vehicle that could be Chevrolet’s upcoming midsize crossover planned to slot between the Equinox and Traverse. The vehicle, expected to be called the Blazer, would be the same size as the 2017 GMC Acadia, which is noticeably smaller than the first-generation Acadia.
GM builds final Australian engineMon, 05, Dec 2016
Australian auto industry wind-down continues with General Motors ending engine production after nearly 70 years. Car production stops next year when GM and Toyota close plants, putting an end to Australia's auto industry.
GM expands rear-seat reminder technology to 20 modelsTue, 06, Dec 2016
In an effort to prevent child heatstroke deaths, General Motors' new Rear Seat Reminder technology -- which made its debut in the GMC Acadia this year -- will become standard on more than 20 models that account for about two-thirds of its U.S. sales.
Heart-stopping and dirty play: Chevy Colorado ZR2 and what people are sayingTue, 29, Nov 2016
Chevrolet plans a high-performance, off-road version of the Colorado, dubbed the ZR2. It debuted this month at the Los Angeles Auto Show and will target two key rivals: the Ford F-150 Raptor and Toyota Tacoma TRD Off-Road. Here's what people are saying about the off-road-ready truck.
Canada sales rise 10% in Nov. behind big GM, Ford gainsThu, 01, Dec 2016
GM: All four brands deliver as sales rise 10%Thu, 01, Dec 2016
All-American pickups aimed at China's wealthyWed, 30, Nov 2016
GM details self-driving vehicle system in U.S. letterMon, 28, Nov 2016
GM's semi-autonomous "Super Cruise" system will allow drivers to take their hands off the steering wheel for extended periods, but will stop the vehicle automatically if drivers are not attentive, according to a government letter made public on Monday.