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GM Recalls 2.2 Million of the Same Small Cars for Another Ignition Related Issue

General Motors has announced a new ignition recall that is technically separate of the previous ignition recall – although the 2.2 million cars included in this “new” recall are included in the previous recall so the total number of recalled vehicles won’t increase.
Mary Barra

GM's Boy's Club has Thrown Mary Barra to the Government Wolves

There was much jubilation when it was announced that Mary Barra was named the first female CEO of a major global automaker – making her the most powerful woman in the world – but as Barra has become the face of the GM ignition cylinder recalls, it looks more and more each day like the “boy’s club” at GM has offered her up to be sacrificed for the mistakes of past company leaders.
2013 gmc acadia

GM Recalls 1.3 Million SUVs Because Consumers Don't Pay Attention to Warning Lights

General Motors issued another massive recall this morning, this time calling back roughly 1.3 million units of their popular large sport utility vehicles because of a wiring issue that could cause the seat mounted airbags not to open – but there is an interesting catch with this recall.
GM's CEO Barra and former CEO Akerson

GM’s Ignition Recall Lapse - Fines, Investigation and Congressional Probes Oh My!

For the last few years, GM has been on the comeback train by building better quality products and shaking up their product mix. This positive momentum has just been derailed by a huge failure to report a decades old problem and to conduct a timely recall. The recall lapse has all the markings of a train wreck. Here is what you need to know.
Chevrolet Volt

Chevrolet Volt to receive much-needed upgrade for 2016

The Chevrolet Volt has been the gold standard among plug-in hybrid electric vehicles since its much-hyped debut in 2010, but the vehicle has remained largely unchanged since and appears to be due for a refresh as sales have stalled in recent months. GM hopes the second generation of the Volt will rejuvenate its flagship plug-in.
The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

GM is the Odds-On Favorite to Take North American "of the Year" Honors

The jurors from the North American Car and Truck/SUV of the Year awards have announced their finalists for each category and with three of the six vehicles in the running for the top honors – General Motors finds themselves the odds-on favorite to win at least one of the awards.
Mary Barra and Dan Akerson

Mary Barra Becomes the Most Powerful Woman in the Auto Industry - Ever

General Motors announced this morning that Chief Executive Officer Dan Akerson will step down from his position atop the company on January 15th 2014 and when he does Mary Barra will take his place as the CEO of GM – making her the most powerful woman in the history of the automobile industry.
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Good News: The US Government Might Only Lose $10 Billion on GM Bailout Loans

Reports have surfaced that indicate that the US Department of Treasury expects to sell off the remaining portion of General Motors stock by the end of this year and with the current price of GM stock sitting roughly $4 per share above the issue price, the government will technically make money on the sale of these finals shares.

2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 Sets a Blistering Nürburgring Time - in the Rain (Video)

General Motors has just announced the results of their team’s testing session with the 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 at the Nürburgring and with a time of 7:37.47 – making the new Z/28 the fastest American muscle car around the famous German track and what makes this time even more impressive is the fact that this record lap was achieved in the rain.
2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 High Country

2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra Recalled Due to Potentially Dangerous Seats

Just months after the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and 2014 GMC Sierra half ton pickups began hitting dealerships around the country; General Motors has announced a voluntary recall of some 21,721 new trucks because the front seats could move in the event of a hard rear end collision.
The 2014 Nissan Leaf

Nissan Leaf Beats Chevy Volt in September 2013 Sales but Still Trails on the Year

The Nissan Leaf outsold the Chevrolet Volt in September 2013, giving the all electric Nissan the monthly EV sales title for the 5th time in the first nine months of the year but due to some record numbers by the Volt last month – the extended range electric Chevy still leads the annual EV sales race.

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