#CHEVROLET

Regulations

GM Robo-Cars Cleared to Carry Civilians

Another step closer to autonomous shuttle service

Hybrid

New Chevy EV Bows in China

The first in a wave of new EVs GM plans to launch worldwide in coming years

Propulsion

Chevy Enhances EV Charging Station App

Access expands to 40,000 stations and 30% more DC fast chargers

Economics

GM Exits Australia, N. Zealand; Sells Thai Plant

Further focusing on a handful of fruitful markets for manufacturing

Diesel

U.S. Will Finally Get Diesel-Powered Mazda6

Nearly a decade in the making, the new oil burner may have passed its sell-by date  

Business

World’s Top Auto Brands Defend Their Rankings

Brands are forever jockeying for superiority over their rivals.

Assembly

C8 #1: First 2020 Stingray for Consumers Built

Yes, the wait is over: the team at Bowling Green is building 2020 Corvettes for consumers

Propulsion

GM Aims to Make Towing (and Braking) a Trailer Easier

Concept promises 20% reduction in stopping distance

Propulsion

GM Makes Hamtramck an All-EV Plant

It’s alive! EVs give GM’s Detroit-Hamtramck plant a new life

Batteries

A Quick Word About Electric Trucks @ GM Detroit-Hamtramck

GM sees an all-electric future. It must have quite the telescope

Autonomous Vehicles

Cruise Robo-Shuttle Takes Shape

No steering wheel, no foot pedals, no driver, no problem

Design

600-hp Volvo Sells at Record Price for Charitable Cause

SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund gets $150K from an amazing Volvo Amazon

Propulsion

Will There Be an Electric Hummer & How Would It Affect GM?

The rumor is that General Motors is going to bring back the Hummer.

Who Won the 2020 NACTOY Awards?

The final ballots are actually tabulated and kept secret by Deloitte before being revealed on stage in Detroit. . . .

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.

Five Red Cars for Christmas

Things you probably wished you got for Christmas, not under your tree, but in the driveway. . .

Machining

Canadian Union Won’t Give Up on Closed GM Plant

Canada’s Unifor union is hoping to somehow resurrect the Canadian assembly plant General Motors closed this week in Oshawa, Ont., after 112 years of operation.

Business

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

U.S. Steps Up Probe on GM Wiper Failures

U.S. regulators may order General Motors to more than quadruple a 2-year-old recall of SUVs with windshield wiper systems that could stop working.

Sales

GM Goes All In for Trucks

General Motors will spend more than $7 billion in four years to defend its booming lead in U.S. truck sales.

Interiors & Electronics

Everything You Need to Know about the C8 Corvette

When you have the chief engineer talking about the Stingray, you truly learn everything

Regulations

Ford Recalls Pickups for Carpet Fire Hazard

Ford is following General Motors in recalling late model large pickup trucks that could set fire to their floor carpet in a crash.

Production

GM Loans Lordstown Plant Buyer $40 Million

General Motors has extended an open-ended, mortgage-like $40 million loan to the buyer of its sprawling auto plant in Lordstown, Ohio. The deal includes an option for GM to buy back the entire facility.

Sales

Looks Like Another 17-Million-Car Market for U.S.

The naysayers are changing their tune about U.S. car sales for 2019. Now it looks like sales once again will reach at least 17 million units.