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GM Tells Dealers To Stop Selling Chevrolet Cruzes Because Of Airbag Problem

Reuters | Posted 06.25.2014 | Business

DETROIT, June 25 (Reuters) - General Motors Co on Wednesday said that it has told its North American dealers to stop selling new and used Chevrolet Cr...

Crash Test Proves Too Tough For Newest Small Cars

Reuters | Ben Klayman | Posted 10.07.2013 | Business

DETROIT, Aug 8 (Reuters) - The auto industry continued its poor performance in an influential U.S. safety group's new crash test as half of the smal...

GM Recalls More Than 475,000 Cars Over Engine Fire

AP | TOM KRISHER | Posted 08.22.2012 | Money

DETROIT — Engine fires are forcing General Motors to recall the Chevy Cruze, a popular model that has helped GM win back small-car buyers. The ...

Chrysler And China Drive Auto Market

Steve Parker | Posted 02.26.2012 | Business
Steve Parker

What were the biggest automotive stories of 2011? There were certainly plenty to choose from. But the top story of the year is the resurgence of Chrysler.

Fewer Deals Means GM Sales Drop

TOM KRISHER and DEE-ANN DURBIN | Posted 08.01.2011 | Business

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors' U.S. sales fell 1.2 percent in May as it offered fewer deals to customers and it cut sales to rental car companies. ...

Two New GM Plants To Create Jobs In Michigan

AP | Posted 07.13.2011 | Business

DETROIT -- General Motors says it will invest $109 million in its Flint and Bay City, Michigan, operations, keeping or creating 96 jobs. The investme...

GM Sales Soar 11.4 Percent In March On Market 'Shift'

Posted 06.01.2011 | Business

DETROIT (By Deepa Seetharaman and Ben Klayman) - General Motors Co. said on Friday that its U.S. sales rose 11.4 percent in March as higher gasoli...

First Profitable Year Since 2004

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DETROIT (AP, By Tom Kirshner) -- General Motors posted a $510 million profit in the fourth quarter and $4.7 billion for the year as it continued an im...

LA Auto Show: Green and Smaller Could Mean Big Profits for Automakers

Michael Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Michael Rose

Companies that have earned enormous profits selling giant trucks and SUVs are in the process of re-branding themselves as responsible corporate citizens with an obligation to society.

Los Angeles Auto Show -- Insider's Guide

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Steve Parker

This year the big news is, much to the chagrin of car-makers and their PR people worldwide, about GM and their ongoing leadership problems.

Five Things Mr. Obama Must Say About Detroit -- and Fast

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

While GM and Chrysler both remain on life support (and Ford has also been talking with the government about a credit line or loan), the car and truck business around the world is not doing much better than Detroit.

Some Good -- and Fun -- Automotive News for the Holidaze

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Really wish there were better news to post about, but the auto industry is reeling worldwide, and there's no better example than Toyota.

White House Still "Gathering Information" While Detroit Suppliers go Bankrupt

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Even Bush doesn't want to go down in history as the man who oversaw the destruction of GM, Ford and Chrysler (I hope), and I'd guess Obama wishes he could install his own new team now and fire Paulson.

Los Angeles Auto Show -- Clean Diesels Clean Up

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

At this year's Los Angeles Auto Show, the 205-mile per hour, $100,000, 2009 Corvette ZR1 is relegated to the very rear of the Chevrolet exhibit, like the "adults only" section in video stores.

Five Mistakes by DC and Detroit Hurt Detroit Three's Survival Shances

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Sen. Reid's new bailout bill for the Detroit Three does not set additional fuel-economy requirements, nor does it establish a government oversight board. That's two strikes against getting our money's worth.

October car/truck sales reports - Fuel for Obama campaign

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Parker

This Monday, the new car and truck sales reports for the month of October will be announced, and are expected to be the worst in 25-or-more years. T...

GM/Chrysler Merger - 70,000 Idled

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

It wasn't hard to predict the demise of the "Hemi hybrid," but the end came a lot faster than expected. They should have given them a full year of production before, literally, pulling the plug.

Lamborghini hybrids, Citroen diesel/electrics, Honda's Prius-fighter, budget Ferraris and more from the Paris Car Show

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steve Parker

Opening in the shadow of the worst auto sales in the US in over 15 years, the biennial Paris Car Show begins welcoming the public this Saturday and ru...