Chevrolet’s Impala, a sturdy boat well past its glory-days, has been in need of a reboot for some time. However, the General Motors division is attempting to change all that with its 2014 model. The new Impala, among other changes, may mark the death of the front bench-style car seat. A stodgy reputation The Impala Read on! →


General Motors Co. is investing in NanoSteel, a new type of high-strength, light-weight steel alloy that could improve the miles per gallon of its future car and truck models. NanoSteel, an investment in the future General Motors, one of the world’s leading automakers and one of the U.S. “Big Three,” is looking to the future Read on! →


Critics of green and hybrid vehicles have noted that the technology is still too expensive to consumers for it to take off. General Motors would like to change that, reports Automotive News. The automaker has announced very competitive pricing on the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco. The sticker price for the GM electric vehicle when it Read on! →


As if overproduction of overpriced vehicles weren’t enough to give an automaker a bad name, General Motors is not looking to dig itself out of an environmental pollution case. According to Automotive News, the GM bankruptcy estate has proposed a $773 million trust to deal with environmental claims that extend across 14 states. The trust Read on! →


After the end of the brand was announced last year, Pontiac has officially ceased to exist. The brand was jettisoned along with other under-performing brands under the GM banner. Other casualties included Hummer and Saturn, among others. Pontiac had more than 70 years of history.  The brand was especially well known for delivering classic muscle Read on! →


Cadillac plans to replace both the DTS and STS models with the new XTS model, due out next year.  As of this time, however, no date has been given for production to begin. GM first wants to sell off the DTS and STS models still in stock on its dealers’ showroom floors. Based on concept Read on! →


Among U.S. automakers, no company has as large a market share in China as General Motors. Automotive News reports that GM’s market position in China is very solid, buoyed by a 9.4 percent share of all passenger vehicles sold there over the first 11 months of 2010. That figure reflects a 9 percent increase over Read on! →


General Motors Co. has announced that it will be recalling 4,873 of its 2012 Chevrolet Sonic cars in the U.S. and Canada. The cars may be missing front brake pads, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s announcement on Friday. A preventative measure The company is being proactive in the recall. No injuries or Read on! →


Despite the objections of Congress, General Motors gone through with its plan to close 500 dealerships, reports Automotive News. These dealerships had been marked for possible termination once the GM bankruptcy hearings began. Republican and Democratic House members such as John Boehner and Sherrod Brown of Ohio had asked for a stay of termination until Read on! →


Michigan and Ohio are both battleground states in the current presidential campaign. And the success of the post-bailout auto industry remains a hot topic on the campaign trail. However, both GM and Chrysler have forbidden any candidates from entering their facilities until after November 6. City election and presidential campaign The ban includes all campaigning Read on! →