#PONTIAC

John Oates Talks Cars and Music

He’s not one of those guys who hits it big and decides he needs a fast car. As he says on this “Autoline After Hours,” when he was a kid he talked his parents into buying a Pontiac GTO
#Dodge #Chevrolet #Audi

Sales

Cheap Chinese EVs Coming to Texas

Geely affiliate to launch U.S. sales this year
#GeneralMotors #Ford #Bollinger

Cars Without Coffee: Mike Kidd Likes Firebirds

The Pontiac Firebird had its run from MY ’67 to ’02. While its platform-mate the Camaro endures, there are those who find the Firebird more compelling
#HP #Pontiac #people

Materials & Lightweighting

ZF Partners with Detroit Sewn on Face Masks

Essential protection for essential workers
#facilities #Pontiac #ZF

Propulsion

On the Design of the Tesla Cybertruck

Franz von Holzhausen knows what he’s doing. Seriously.
#Pontiac #Saturn #Porsche

Autonomous Vehicles

Lyft, Uber & the Importance of Experience

While both Uber and Lyft are involved in autonomous technology development, isn’t it possible that there will be another company that will come to the fore and disrupt those two companies?
#Pontiac #Amazon #GeneralMotors

Design

Ed Welburn on Automotive Design

To say that Ed Welburn  had (and continues to have) a remarkable career in design is like saying that the Polar Vortex that many of us in the Midwest experienced last week was chilly.
#oem #Cadillac #Chevrolet

Regulations

Toyota Recalls Another 169,500 Takata Airbag Inflators

Next week Toyota Motor Corp. will begin calling back 169,500 cars, trucks and SUVs in the U.S. to replace airbag inflators whose propellant may explode in a crash.
#Toyota #GeneralMotors #Takata

Business

Fluid Handling, Hot Cars & 2018 in the Rear View

When you think about electric vehicles, you probably picture things like high-voltage orange wires.
#GeneralMotors #Pontiac #Ferrari

Hybrid

Henry Payne Buys a Tesla Model 3

Did you ever think about buying a Tesla Model 3, the car that has garnered hundreds of thousands of reservations and hundreds of thousands of more words from people anticipating and then, eventually, driving the vehicle?
#oem #Pontiac #Waymo

Propulsion

GM Propulsion Engineers Moving to Warren Tech Center

General Motors Co. plans to transfer about 3,000 workers at its Global Propulsion Systems center in Pontiac, Mich., to the company’s massive tech center in nearby Warren.
#people #GeneralMotors #Pontiac

Propulsion

GM Halts Renovations of Michigan Facilities

General Motors Co. has stopped work on renovations to its Warren, Mich., technical center and propulsion headquarters in Pontiac, Mich.
#GeneralMotors #Pontiac

Electronics

Chevy Develops eCOPO Camaro: The Fast and the Electric

The notion that electric vehicles were the sort of thing that well-meaning professors who wear tweed jackets with elbow patches drove in order to help save the environment was pretty much annihilated when Tesla added the Ludicrous+ mode to the Model S which propelled the vehicle from 0 to 60 mph in less than 3 seconds.
#BorgWarner #Chevrolet #Pontiac

Production

Bob Lutz Live

Bob Lutz launched himself into the auto industry in 1963, and the ramifications of that have changed the auto industry as we know it today, even though Lutz’s last “official” position in the auto industry, vice chairman of General Motors, came to an end in 2010.
#Ford #Saturn #GMC

Interiors

2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross SEL S-AWC

Mitsubishi Motors was, for the past several years, at least in the U.S., rapidly rolling toward irrelevance in the market, producing cars and crossovers that had a tough time of even evoking a “meh” from those who were actually able to find them.
#Nissan #Renault #Pontiac

Propulsion

Caddy Crossover to Get “Tripower” Engine Tech

General Motors Co. will introduce its new Tripower engine system later this month in a 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder mill for the Cadillac XT4 crossover vehicle in China.
#HP #Chevrolet #GeneralMotors

Propulsion

2018 Buick Regal GS AWD

For those who grew up driving sedans, or for those who would like an experience that is unlike what’s provided by things with a high H-point, the Buick Regal GS is an intriguing proposition.
#Brembo #Dodge #Pontiac

Propulsion

GM Revives Tri Power Name on New Engine

General Motors Co. plans to apply its legendary Tri Power name on an engine for the first time in more than 50 years.
#GeneralMotors #Pontiac #HP

Design

T-Roc Cabrio: Will Past Be Prologue?

There are certain vehicles that, when brought up in conversation among those who are interested in the auto industry, generally evoke a cringe.
#Nissan #Volkswagen #oem

Electronics

2018 Hyundai Sonata SEL

When I was growing up, my dad always bought sedans.
#Hyundai #Ford #oem