General Motors

New gearbox, grille for Yukon Denali

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 29, 2017

The GMC Yukon Denali is getting a 10-speed Hydra-Matic transmission developed in conjunction with Ford and a new, multidimensional grille for the 2018 model year.... Read More »

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

GM's finance focus shortsighted

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 29, 2017

A General Motors retiree is gobsmacked at recent management decisions. With finance replacing visionaries, the focus is now on share value and profit.... Read More »

PLANTS BECOME WALL-E WORLD

Turning auto plants into WALL-E worlds

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 28, 2017

While Elon Musk has laid out a futuristic vision of car factories staffed by robots, the legacy auto industry is quietly putting a version of that vision into motion.... Read More »

GM gets more support against Greenlight share plan

8:57 pm U.S. ET | May 27, 2017

GM said proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services has recommended that shareholders reject Greenlight's plan to divide GM shares into two classes.... Read More »

GM gets support in opposition to Greenlight stock proposal

12:06 pm U.S. ET | May 26, 2017

GM said proxy adviser Glass Lewis recommended shareholders to vote for GM's board nominees and against Greenlight Capital's proposal at the company's shareholder meeting in June.... Read More »

GM still fine-tuning Trump's next presidential limo

10:17 am U.S. ET | May 26, 2017

Another batch of spy photographs taken near GM's proving grounds in Milford, Mich., show Cadillac One, the latest presidential limousine, undergoing development tests.... Read More »

Bosch tied to diesel-cheating claims against fourth carmaker

9:17 am U.S. ET | May 26, 2017

Bosch was linked to emissions-cheating allegations against a fourth automaker, raising questions about the supplier's role in the scandal gripping the car industry.... Read More »

New litigation digs deeper grave for U.S. diesels as dirty accusations mount

11:44 am U.S. ET | May 26, 2017

It's easy to imagine diesel will die in America. The troubles that started almost two years ago with the emissions scandal at Volkswagen just keep rolling on and on.... Read More »

Off-lease vehicles could send U.S. sales tumbling, analyst warns

2:00 pm U.S. ET | May 25, 2017

An incoming "tsunami" of off-lease vehicles could send annual U.S. new-vehicle sales tumbling as low as 13 million by 2021, according to one Wall Street analyst.... Read More »

GM accused in lawsuit of using VW-like defeat devices

11:32 am U.S. ET | May 25, 2017

GM was accused of putting defeat devices in its trucks to beat emissions tests, the sixth carmaker linked to diesel cheating since 2015, when VW admitted to installing software to bypass pollution rules.... Read More »

Cox, Holman team up on subscription sales model

12:15 am U.S. ET | May 25, 2017

Cox Automotive and Holman Enterprises are teaming up toexpand a retail vehicle-subscription service dubbed Flexdrive.... Read More »

Chevy extends marketing deal with Detroit Red Wings at new arena

10:06 am U.S. ET | May 25, 2017

Chevrolet extended its sponsorship contract with the NHL's Detroit Red Wings, becoming the official vehicle of Detroit's new Little Caesars Arena.... Read More »

GM to cut jobs at international headquarters, report says

5:20 pm U.S. ET | May 24, 2017

GM will slash headcount at its international headquarters in Singapore as part of efforts to reduce exposure to unprofitable and unpromising markets, Reuters reported.... Read More »

GMC Yukon Denali adds 10-speed transmission, new grille for 2018

11:35 am U.S. ET | May 24, 2017

The GMC Yukon Denali is getting a 10-speed transmission and a new, multidimensional grille for the 2018 model year.... Read More »

Industry wants NAFTA rules of origin untouched

8:39 am U.S. ET | May 23, 2017

The auto industries of the U.S., Canada and Mexico agree there should be no changes to rules of origin in NAFTA, the president of the Mexican automakers association said.... Read More »

GM to cut 600 South Africa jobs as it pulls out of country

7:47 am U.S. ET | May 23, 2017

600 workers out of 1,500 at GM in South Africa will lose their jobs by July after the automaker decided to sell its local operations.... Read More »

Out in front: Notable pace cars at Indy

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 22, 2017

Much like the standard sedan on the road and race car on the big oval, pace cars, too, have evolved over the years. Here's a look at some of the more notable Indy 500 pace cars over the years.... Read More »

Amid good times, Ford braces for bad ones

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 22, 2017

Ford and GM are making recession-style staff cuts even as sales and profits remain relatively strong.... Read More »

Making fast cars look timeless

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 22, 2017

As exterior design manager for the Corvette Stingray and the sixth-generation Camaro, Kirk Bennion has styled some of General Motors' most iconic cars.... Read More »

DESIGNATED DRIVER

From Milford to Nurburgring, Ken Morris pushes cars to their limits

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 22, 2017

Since 1998, Ken Morris has circled the famed Nordschleife course more than 1,800 times.... Read More »

Mark Reuss, in the 'knothole'

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 22, 2017

As much as Mark Reuss, a licensed road racer who created General Motors' Performance Division, relishes the fast lane, his appreciation for the carpool lane also runs deep.... Read More »

India exit puts GM in 'right markets'

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 22, 2017

GM CEO Mary Barra signaled that GM isn't planning any more major reductions to its geographic profile. Still, she said the company would aggressively pare costs everywhere it can.... Read More »

American cars: Fast and furious these days

10:15 am U.S. ET | May 18, 2017

The horses in the auto industry are running free. If a 1976 driver were to somehow get behind the wheel of a 2017 car, whiplash would likely result. Horsepower in the U.S. has almost doubled in recent decades, with the median model climbing from 145 hp to 283 stallions.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: U.S. ready to sue Fiat Chrysler

8:30 am U.S. ET | May 18, 2017

U.S. said to be ready to sue FCA; GM to halt India sales, sell S. Africa unit; Mueller, Trump and Takata; Wrangler-based pickup spied; Do more techy cars equal more totaled cars?... Read More »

GM will cut operations in India, South Africa

May 18, 2017 10:21 CET

GM's plans to quit selling vehicles in India and sell operations in South Africa are the latest steps in a strategy of focusing cash and engineering effort on fewer, more profitable markets.... Read More »

 
Lotus can thrive under Geely

Nick Gibbs
5:47 am U.S. ET | May 24 2017

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Geely's decision to take a majority stake in Lotus is great news for the unprofitable UK sports-car maker because the Chinese company has had great success in reviving... ...
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How Renault plans to keep the Captur ahead of rivals

Peter Sigal
12:01 am U.S. ET | May 19 2017

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Renault hopes to keep the Captur as Europe's top-selling subcompact SUV by giving it an upgraded int ...
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After attracting top suppliers, Macedonia eyes bigger prize

Douglas A. Bolduc
12:01 am U.S. ET | May 10 2017

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Macedonia has spent the last decade establishing itself as open for business to global automotive suppliers such as Delphi, Adient and Lear, but is it ready to become home to. ...
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Why VW brand's plunging revenue is good news

Christiaan Hetzner
7:14 am U.S. ET | May 3 2017

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One aspect of VW Group's first-quarter report is the plunge in revenue at its core brand. ...
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VW has no compelling reason to sell Ducati


4:33 am U.S. ET | May 2 2017

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Volkswagen's 747-million-euro acquisition of Ducati might not have been based on any industrial logi ...
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China's bigger families are good news for minivan sales

Luca Ciferri
12:01 am U.S. ET | April 28 2017

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China's scrapping of its one-child per family policy has created an unexpected increase in minivan s ...
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Volvo exec says risk factor for XC60 exceeds XC90

Douglas A. Bolduc
5:09 am U.S. ET | April 27 2017

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Volvo's r&d boss says the new XC60 is even more of a high-risk model than the second-generation XC90 ...
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Germany's auto industry welcomes prospect of Macron presidency in France

Christiaan Hetzner
8:34 am U.S. ET | April 24 2017

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Sunday's election outcome in France, in which a moderate Europhile investment banker won the first r ...
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China lands Chevy Volt in a Buick wrapper

Jay Ramey
8:14 am U.S. ET | April 20 2017 UPDATED: 4/20/17 2:27 pm ET - adds details

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Buick offers far more models in China than it does in the U.S. ...
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European sales fall 7% on VW, British slump
Passenger car registrations fell 7 percent in Europe in April on fewer selling days and a big slump ...
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VW, Kia, Renault benefit as Russia sales rise 7%
New-car sales in Russia rose 7 percent last month as the market's rebound gathered momentum after fo ...
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Spanish sales rise on Easter tourism boost
New-car registrations in Spain rose 1.1 percent in April, boosted by holiday rental sales. VW's Seat ...
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Premium brands gain ground as UK sales plunge 20%
UK new-car registrations slumped 20 percent in April, the biggest year-on-year drop for over six yea ...
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German sales fall 8% as diesel share declines
German new-car registrations fell 8 percent in April as buyers turned away from diesel cars and fewe ...
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Renault, Skoda and Citroen among winners as Italy sales fall 5%
New-car registrations in Italy fell 4.6 percent last month with most major automakers losing volume ...
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Renault, PSA suffer as French sales decline 6%
French registrations fell 6 percent in April on two fewer selling days. ...
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FCA, Ford and Renault gain share as European sales rise 11%
European sales rose 11 percent in March as automakers took advantage of a solid economy and more sel ...
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VW brand sales rose 2.5% in March but are down for first quarter
Volkswagen brand's global sales rose 2.5 percent in March but slid 1. ...
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Lada, Kia and Renault see big gains as Russia sales rise nearly 10%
New-car sales in Russia rose 9.4 percent last month as the market's rebound begins to gain momentum. ...
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Europe's compact minivan sales forecast to see steady decline
Europe's compact minivan segment is forecast to continually decline until 2020 because of rising dem ...
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Europe's small SUV sales forecast to top 2 million next year
Europe's small SUV/crossover segment is forecast to continue its rapid growth as models from latecom ...
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New mild hybrid tech will shake up green car sales
Mild hybrid cars with cheaper and less complex technology than plug-in and full hybrids will reduce ...
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SUV sales rise to 25% of European market
SUVs and crossovers accounted for a quarter of all European passenger vehicle sales last year as mod ...
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VW Golf, other volume compacts lose share to premium rivals, SUVs
The VW Golf and Ford Focus compacts are being squeezed as premium competitors such as the Mercedes A ...
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Europe's large premium SUV segment heads for record year
Europe's large premium SUV segment is on track for a record year, helped by rising sales of models s ...
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Audi, Mercedes push key segment toward milestone
Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz are largely responsible for the growing success of the compact premium s ...
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Renault names new boss for India, Africa and Middle East
Renault named Fabrice Cambolive as head of the automaker's operations in Africa, the Middle East and ...
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Ford appoints Armstrong head of Europe operations
Ford named company veteran Steven Armstrong as head of its European operations. ...
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Toyota hires key U.S. marketing exec from VW
Toyota has named Volkswagen of America marketing executive Vinay Shahani its vice president of integ ...
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VW brand recruits Hyundai's Sengpiehl as global marketing chief
Volkswagen Group has recruited Hyundai's Jochen Sengpiehl to be global marketing director for its co ...
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BMW adds 2 execs to North American leadership
BMW's new North America chief has appointed two lieutenants to help him as he works to revive the au ...
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VW names U.S. compliance officer after diesel scandal
Volkswagen's U.S. unit named a KPMG director, Stephanie Davis, as its chief compliance officer after the automaker was sentenced in April in its diesel-emissions scandal. ...
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Continental names new head of China operations
Continental appointed Enno Tang, who runs the German supplier's chassis and safety business in China ...
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BMW i subbrand exec to join energy group Innogy
German energy group Innogy has recruited Stefan von Dobschuetz, a key executive from BMW Group's i s ...
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Mini USA appoints new heads of sales and marketing
Mini USA has appointed new heads of both sales and marketing. ...
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VW names new communications, logistics chiefs for North America
Volkswagen Group of America has promoted two executives to top positions running the company's commu ...
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Softer Land Rover Discovery keeps its go-anywhere skills
Land Rover is determined to demonstrate that even though the fifth generation of the Discovery has b ...
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Honda counts on new Civic for boost in Europe
Honda's latest Civic benefited from the largest development program for a single model in the compan ...
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Mercedes makes E-class coupe more practical
Mercedes is repositioning its E-class coupe to offer more room and more functionality, promoting the ...
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Kia gives Rio better tech to challenge European rivals
Kia has added driver assistance systems not typical in small cars as well as upgraded connectivity i ...
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Mini maxes out with Countryman
The Mini Countryman has grown to become the BMW subsidiary's biggest model to date and now competes ...
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Nissan plots Micra's return to Europe's top 10
Nissan wants to re-establish the Micra subcompact as one of the 10 top-sellers in Europe's biggest a ...
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Hyundai gives i30 a tech boost
The Hyundai i30's success has been important in boosting the brand's European growth in the past 10 ...
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Toyota gets quirky with C-HR to 'turn heads'
Toyota is a latecomer to Europe's crossover segment with the new C-HR. ...
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Better-connected 5 series gets tech from BMW flagship
BMW has made its 5 series lighter, more economical and fully connected with advanced technology firs ...
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Smart improves ForTwo, ForFour EV variants with Renault tech
Smart has improved its EV technology for the battery-powered versions of its ForTwo and ForFour with ...
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Suppliers to the new Renault Megane
Assembly of the fourth-generation Renault Megane began in November 2015 at the French automaker's fa ...
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Suppliers to the new Infiniti Q30
Assembly of the all-new Infiniti Q30 began on Daimler's MFA platform in December 2015 at the Nissan' ...
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Suppliers to the new Mercedes C-class Coupe
Assembly of the second-generation Mercedes-Benz C-class Coupe began in Bremen, Germany, in October 2 ...
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Suppliers to the new Opel/Vauxhall Astra
Assembly of the latest Opel/Vauxhall Astra began in Gliwice, Poland, in August 2015 and then in Elle ...
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