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Between the lines, GM rebuts Marchionne

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - GM's annual pitch to about 180 analysts and investors last week could be viewed as one long commercial for why GM doesn't need Fiat Chrysler Automobiles: The automaker is too busy 'redefining the future of mobility.'

Why Marchionne and his rivals disagree on the need for mass consolidation

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne’s call for more large-scale consolidation in the global auto industry is being ignored so far, especially by executives at his No. 1 merger candidate: General Motors. Marchionne says the auto industry is broken because automakers waste billions on pointless r&d investment and destroy heaps of shareholder value in the process. He says companies must consolidate now or face “disastrous consequences” later.

GM Mass Reductions Drive Savings, Opportunities

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Lighter vehicles are more fuel efficient, and the mass savings pave the way for adding technologies such as battery propulsion and autonomous-driving hardware in the future, GM’s Mark Reuss says.

Costco Auto predicts GM promotion sales will top 52,000

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Costco's auto sales arm is predicting that its members will purchase at least 52,000 new Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet and GMC cars and trucks under a special 90-day promotion that will run Oct. 2 through Jan. 4.

VW could lose big around the world

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Volkswagen AG has been rattled to the core by a scandal that threatens to batter the VW brand around the world, hand a golden opportunity to its main rivals in Europe -- Ford and Opel -- and all but destroy a long, hard and so far fruitless effort...

Test Drive: Inside GM's All-New 2016 Chevy Volt Electric Hybrid

Posted By Charlie on Articles - General Motors' most advanced car ever will hit dealer showrooms at the end of October. If early reviews are any indication, the 2016 Chevy Volt will likely be a big hit not just among electric hybrid enthusiasts, but also car buyers who are looking for a reasonably-priced automobile that's electric and looks sporty enough to turn heads on the street.