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The Age of Ultium?

GM’s plans for an electric future don’t include a name change…yet

Labor

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.

Former Chevy Boss Bob Burger Dies

Longtime General Motors Co. executive Bob Burger died late last month at the age of 93.

Production

GM Debuts Its Refurbished Birthplace

General Motors Co. has opened the plant where the company was created 109 years ago: the Durant-Dort Factory One in Flint, Mich.

Hybrid

Cruze-Based Caddy in the Works?

General Motors Co.’s premium Cadillac marque is developing a new entry-level model that will share GM’s front-wheel-drive “Delta” D2XX platform with the all-new Chevrolet Cruze small car and Volt hybrid, according to a report by GMInsideNews.com.

Batmobile Designer George Barris Dies

Legendary custom car designer George Barris died in his sleep Thursday. He was 89.

Regulations

GM Plans Another Recall to Fix Engine Fire Threat

General Motors Co. plans to recall another 1.4 million older models to address an underhood problem that could cause a fire.

Holy Batman!

The oldest known Batmobile will be auctioned on Dec. 6 by Dallas-based Heritage Auctions.

Regulations

NHTSA Urges “Immediate Action” on Takata Airbag Recalls

Owners of 4.7 million vehicles in the U.S. are being urged by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to respond immediately to recalls to fix defective airbags in their cars and trucks.

Regulations

GM Vehicle Recall Total Hits 29 Million Units

General Motors Co. is launching six new global recalls covering 8.4 million vehicles produced between 1997 and 2014 most of them to remedy ignition switches that can be jolted out of the "run" position.

Ex-GM Executive Bill Hoglund Dies

Bill Hoglund, who headed five General Motors brands during his 36-year career with the company, died last weekend at age 79.

Sales

Paranoia

The industry has recovered quite well. Not even the Polar Vortex could put an on-going chill on auto sales, which showed strength as March closed.

Design

What Makes a "Best Designed" Car? | AutoLine After Hours

Do you like the designs of the current CTS-V sedan, CTS-V Coupe and/or CTS-V Wagon?* Or maybe the U.S. Presidential Limo

Edsel Designer Roy Brown Dies at 96

Roy Brown, a longtime auto designer at Ford Motor Co. best known for penning the infamous Edsel 57 years ago, died on Feb. 24.

Roy Brown, Designer of Ford’s Edsel, Dies

Longtime Ford Motor Co. designer Roy Brown died on Feb. 24 at age 96.

Mazda Keeps Zooming Through the Years

While car brands are disappearing with some alarming regularity of late—Oldsmobile, Plymouth, Pontiac, Saturn, soon-to-be Mercury*—it comes with some surprise to us that Mazda is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year.

2010 Cadillac CTS Sport Wagon

This is by far the best-looking Cadillac in the showroom today.