General Motors has responded strongly to the Chevy Volt catching fire after crash testing and the subsequent investigation. GM is contacting Volt owners and giving them the option of a loaner vehicle if they are concerned about safety. New crash tests create sparks It was recently revealed that a Chevrolet Volt had caught fire weeks 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! →


Euro 2012 is hot, and soccer fans worldwide are eating it up. General Motors cashed in on the soccer wave by partnering with the Manchester United squad for an advertising campaign. Now Hyundai is following suit. According to Bloomberg, the South Korean automaker has aimed at European sports fans by partnering with Germany’s Lukas Podolski Read on! →


In the new memoir “Decision Points,” former U.S. President George W. Bush stands behind his decision toward the tail end of his presidency to extend a $17.4 billion auto bailout. Automotive News reports that President Bush knew just four days after GM announced it was near bankruptcy – on Nov. 11, 2008 – that he Read on! →


Automotive News reports that after voting down a proposed 50 percent worker pay cut, United Auto Workers (UAW) employees have declined to sign a contract with General Motors. This could close down a major sheet metal stamping plant in Indianapolis, as GM had previously stated their intention of closing the plant unless the facility was Read on! →


The most profitable vehicles don’t sell by accident. According to Max Warburton of London-based Bernstein Research, the most profitable vehicles of modern times stand out for a variety of reasons. The greatest successes can help an automaker ride the wave in boom times and stay alive during bust times. Profit allows for more growth Warburton’s 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! →


Various auto manufacturers become known for a particular motor and no one does the small-block V-8 quite like General Motors. The company has been making them for more than 50 years and number 100 million just rolled off the assembly line. The engine that could Various auto manufacturers come to be identified with a motor 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! →


When a corporation is looking to improve its public image, one way to go about it is to ally with a great partner. According to the Detroit Free Press, General Motors has struck up a five-year global marketing deal with British Premier League soccer powerhouse Manchester United. The Man U Red Devils are the most Read on! →