http://www.thecarconnection.com - At one time, the Cadillac XTS was going to be GM's luxury flagship. Goalposts move, the C-suite changes, and today, the XTS is a full-size luxury car with an inordinate appeal to airport shuttles and car-hailing services.
http://www.forbes.com - Last week, General Motors reported record profits for the second quarter of 2016. This was despite 70% of GM's suppliers suffering negative impacts to the earthquake in Japan in spring of this year. GM, as well as many other leading company, are showing that financial success requires strong supply chain risk management. The auto firm announced a net income of $2.9 billion, up 157% from the same quarter in 2015.
http://www.thecarconnection.com - Thanks in part to Takata and General Motors, recalls have occupied front-page headlines for the past couple of years. In fact, from January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2015, roughly 109 million cars, trucks and SUVs registered in the US were recalled.
http://www.detroitnews.com - Pure-electric car with more than 200 miles of range will be priced around $30,000 after federal tax rebate.
http://www.freep.com - Alan Batey said he is fully committed to GM's strategy of putting retail sales ahead of sales to daily rental fleets.
https://consumerist.com - Do you remember the scene in Anchorman when all the different news teams have a giant, lethal street fight? We imagine the showdown between Uber, Lyft, and Philadelphia cab drivers over access to the Democratic National Convention to be similar. Okay, it’s not physical, but the accusations are flying between the three ride-providing groups related to where and when they can pick up and drop off passengers headed to the event.
http://www.autocar.co.uk - A new British supercar called the Keating Berus is due to be unveiled at the Top Marques Monaco show in April 2017. Ahead of the car’s debut, Keating has released some bold performance figures, claiming that the fastest version of its Berus is capable of 0-60mph in 2.
http://www.autoexpress.co.uk - Bolton-based supercar company is soon to launch the Berus and claims plans are afoot for a 2,000bhp monster version.
http://www.thedrive.com - Looking for a comparison of the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class and the 2016 Tesla Model S? This is not that.
http://driving.ca - George Terhune was standing in the driveway with his wife Marilynne when the white Corvette turned in from the road. His eyes brightened as he stared intently at the car.