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Marketing

Hummer Goes Green

General Motors plans to revive its gas-hog Hummer brand, this time to adorn an array of environmentally correct, all-electric SUVs and pickup trucks.

Business

GM: Another Painful Sales Year in China

General Motors reports its sales in China skidded 15% to 3.09 million cars and trucks. The company expects further erosion in 2020.

Interiors

Gentex, Aston Martin Concept Takes Integrated Approach to Rear Vision

When you’re driving a super-expensive supercar, maybe you want something more than just traditional sideview mirrors. Gentex and Aston Martin are testing a new approach that provides camera-based views too.

Mobility

Bosch Announces Production-Ready Lidar

It has long been rumored and now it is officially announced.

Regulations

GM Recalls Target Fire, Braking Problems

General Motors is calling back roughly 900,000 fullsize pickup trucks and luxury sedans worldwide to fix a fire risk and/or eliminate a software glitch that could knock out a vehicle’s antilock braking and stability control systems.

Business

BMW, Daimler Scale Back Mobility Offerings

Less than a year after BMW and Daimler merged their “Share Now” global mobility operations, the partners are discontinuing the car-sharing app in North America.

Interiors & Electronics

2019 Lexus ES 350 Ultra Luxury

For being the “entry-lux” sedan, this really is one fine automobile

Production

2021 Escalade Gets Giant OLED Display

If big screen picture quality is your thing, then the 2021 Cadillac Escalade may be the ultimate living room on wheels.

Propulsion

Caddy ICE Age Coming to an End?

The bulk of Cadillac’s lineup—and perhaps all of it—will consist of electric vehicles by 2030, the company says.

Propulsion

Observation on the GM/LG Chem Battery JV

When an OEM and a supplier collaborate for battery production

Sales

Reinventing the Car-Buying Process

Cadillac Live lets car buyers interact remotely with product specialists, without having to visit a dealership. 

Sales

The Market in China

Are vehicle sales in China down? Sure. But that may be a temporary glitch in what otherwise seemed to be a relentless increase over the past several years.

Business

Mercedes to Skip New York Auto Show

Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz unit has decided not to participate in next April’s New York auto show.

Mobility

Mazda Mulls European Subscription Service

Mazda Motor Corp. reportedly may add a vehicle subscription service in the U.K.

Business

Cadillac Ready to Relaunch Subscription Service

General Motors Co.’s Cadillac brand plans to launch a new version of its Book by Cadillac subscription service next spring.

Assembly

GM Hamtramck Plant to Make Caddy, GMC EVs?

General Motors Co. reportedly will use its revived Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant to build all-electric versions of its fullsize Cadillac Escalade and GMC Sierra SUVs.

Business

Japanese Brands Lead CR Reliability Ratings

Lexus, Mazda and Toyota captured the top three spots in this year’s Consumer Reports Auto Reliability Survey rankings.

Business

GM Adds Capabilities to OnStar Fleet Tool

General Motors Co. has renamed and added capabilities to its OnStar-based fleet management tool.

Design

VinFast and Digital Speed

When you’re talking about a 21-month development from design to production, you’re talking about blistering speed. And that’s what a startup has accomplished.

Electronics

Starting in 2020 new Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles will include Alexa integration as a feature in the infotainment system.

Starting in 2020 new Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles will include Alexa integration as a feature in the infotainment system.

GM Expands Senior Management Roles

General Motors Co. is expanding the role of its president and promoting executives in product development and purchasing, effective Nov. 1.

Propulsion

The 2020 Corvette, Elon’s Brilliance & Other Things Bob Lutz Talks About

Observations from an industry icon who not only knows the industry, but is responsible for a good part of it

Assembly

Report: GM May Revive Hummer Brand for SUVs

General Motors Co. reportedly is developing a family of high-end electric SUVs and pickup trucks to produce at its assembly plant in Detroit-Hamtramck.

Sales

GM Sales in China Drop 18% in Third Quarter

General Motors Co. reports it sold 689,500 cars and light trucks in China in July-September, down 18% from the same period in 2018.