September 3, 2014

August 21, 2014

  • It is appearing more likely that the Opel Cascada will be heading to the U.S., branded as a Buick model. The American automaker recently showed its dealers the 2016 Opel Cascada as a future product, hinting that it will likely be available next year in North America. Earlier this year, Adam Opel AG trademarked the... more

August 18, 2014

May 30, 2014

  • Chevrolet dealers will begin taking delivery of the 2015 Corvette Stingray in September with enhancements over the previous model year. The 2014 model year Stingray came with a six-speed automatic transmission (or a rev-matching seven-speed manual), but the company will implement its new eight-speed automatic for 2015. Presumably, the added gears will bring improved performance... more

May 23, 2014

May 14, 2014

  • Chevrolet will recall 140,067 Malibu sedans from the 2014 model year because of a problem with their brakes. Affected models have the 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine and are equipped with engine an start-stop feature. General Motors is expected to announced the recall campaign officially on Thursday, May 15, but Automotive News reports that Chevrolet dealers are... more
  • Sales of Cadillac’s ELR plug-in hybrid are off to a rocky start, and now GM is trying sweeten the pot by offering discounts to customers and dealers.  Dealers are being offered a $5,000 incentive to offer test drives in the ELR, a program it calls the Demonstrator Allowance Program. It has been devised as a way... more

April 28, 2014

  • Chevrolet’s new city delivery van will hit dealers in the fourth quarter of this year, and it will do so with a $22,950 base price. The City Express is essentially a rebadged Nissan NV200, fit with a few different body panels to give it unique style. Under the hood is a 2.0-liter inline-four-cylinder engine that makes... more

April 8, 2014

  • The highly controverisal recall campaign that put General Motors in an unpleasant spotlight begins this week. GM dealers started receiving their first shipments of replacement ignition switches yesterday, but the job those parts are meant for won’t be finished any time soon. The recall affects roughly 2.2 million vehicles and General Motors said it expects... more

April 4, 2014

  • It's one of the biggest product-placement deals for GM since its pre-bailout 2007 tie-in with the first installment of the "Transformers" franchise. Though only a few of the GM models featured in the first "Transformers" were available for purchase at dealers -- the Chevy Camaro and Pontiac Solstice weren't on sale at the time -- the carmaker benefited from its heavy exposure in the Michael Bay flick.In that movie, the cars were literally the stars, giant robots that saved the planet. The...

March 31, 2014

  • Dealers were told to stop selling the Chevy Cruze last week with no explanation, but now there is an answer.  General Motors has announced that it is recalling about 172,000 Cruze models from the 2013 and 2014 model year equipped with 1.4-liter turbo engine, to replace a right front axle half shaft that can fracture or separate.... more

March 28, 2014

  • General Motors has ordered that Chevrolet dealers stop selling some 2013 and 2014 Cruze models, though the automaker hasn’t said why.  An e-mail, obtained by Automotive News, was sent to all U.S. Chevy dealers that included an urgent stop-delivery order for some Cruze models fit with a 1.4-liter turbo engine. A reason for the order was... more

December 31, 2013

  • Over half of Cadillac’s dealer network will sell the new ELR range-extended electric car after it begins arriving in showrooms next month. The show of faith is especially telling given the fact that dealers are required to shell out for special high-voltage tools that won’t apply to any other Cadillac vehicles being sold in those... more

December 20, 2013

  • General Motors has reneged its initial decision to restrict the number of Chevrolet stores allowed to sell Corvettes. Initially, the company authorized 900 dealers to sell the new sports car based on their Corvette sales history in 2012. The decision irked some smaller stores that didn’t qualify but wanted to keep one in their showroom... more

November 2, 2013

  • The 2013-2014 Chevrolet Camaro is being recalled because the airbag warning label on the sun visor can peel off. 18,941 vehicles in total are affected by the recall and General Motors has issued a “stop delivery” of vehicles delivered to dealers on September 19. The affected vehicles were built from June 9, 2013 through September... more
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