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! →


Sagging automotive sales in the European market have led General Motors’ Opel unit and PSA Peugeot Citroën into an alliance, reports Automotive News. The automakers expect the partnership to save them $2 billion annually within five years, while increasing sales numbers. Officials representing General Motors told analysts Wednesday that the deal with Peugeot is expected Read on! →


The Big Three domestic automakers have been desperate to recapture the market share from foreign auto firms. Since the recession began, all three firms have been trying to boost the bottom line and get more people buying American again. The auto rebate offered by the government for buying more fuel efficient vehicles helped. General Motors Read on! →


Business rental vehicles are a vital part of everyday commerce in the U.S., and General Motors believes that this is more than enough reason to simplify the rental process. The Detroit News reports that 6 million GM OnStar subscribers will soon be able to rent GM vehicles through the San Francisco-based car sharing business RelayRides. Read on! →


September auto sales are up from a year ago. September of 2009 had dismal sales figures. Just like home sales slumping after the expiration of the tax credit, the end of Cash for Clunkers saw car sales drop off slightly. However, modest gains have been realized since that time. However, September sales were only a Read on! →