The Truth About Cars » general motors http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Wed, 04 May 2016 20:39:13 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 China Resurrects a Great Nameplate for a New Chevy: ‘Cavalier’ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/china-resurrects-a-great-nameplate-for-a-new-chevy-cavalier/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/china-resurrects-a-great-nameplate-for-a-new-chevy-cavalier/#comments Wed, 27 Apr 2016 17:00:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1332858 No matter who you are or what status you hold in society, at some point in the past 34 years you did something in a Chevrolet Cavalier, and it was probably a lackluster experience (barring anything in the backseat, though even then…). For reasons unknown, the nameplate that once summed up everything that was wrong […]

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No matter who you are or what status you hold in society, at some point in the past 34 years you did something in a Chevrolet Cavalier, and it was probably a lackluster experience (barring anything in the backseat, though even then…). For reasons unknown, the nameplate that once summed up everything that was wrong […]

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Cadillac is Cruzin’ for a Sub-ATS CLA Rival http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/cadillac-is-cruzin-for-a-sub-ats-cla-rival/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/cadillac-is-cruzin-for-a-sub-ats-cla-rival/#comments Wed, 27 Apr 2016 13:00:33 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1332570 Based on internal platform codes, sources are telling us Cadillac is working on a Delta-based Mercedes CLA rival. General Motors has spent significant time and effort refining the Delta platform – as noted in our Cruze review, this platform is well worthy of premiums above the Cruze’s $17, 495 MSRP. Based on what sources are sending […]

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Based on internal platform codes, sources are telling us Cadillac is working on a Delta-based Mercedes CLA rival. General Motors has spent significant time and effort refining the Delta platform – as noted in our Cruze review, this platform is well worthy of premiums above the Cruze’s $17, 495 MSRP. Based on what sources are sending […]

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2016 Buick Cascada Review – Best-Before Date http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/2016-buick-cascada-review-best-date/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/2016-buick-cascada-review-best-date/#comments Mon, 25 Apr 2016 16:00:52 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1326969 After years of covering the automotive industry, I’m still amused by the enormous gulf between auto enthusiasts and “real people.” (I’m talking to you, B&B!) We get excited when Honda decides to offer a manual transmission in the V6 Accord, despite the tens of buyers who will come running for it, or General Motors’ confidence […]

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After years of covering the automotive industry, I’m still amused by the enormous gulf between auto enthusiasts and “real people.” (I’m talking to you, B&B!) We get excited when Honda decides to offer a manual transmission in the V6 Accord, despite the tens of buyers who will come running for it, or General Motors’ confidence […]

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GM Profits Soar, and Volkswagen is the Anti-GM http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/gm-profits-soar-and-volkswagen-is-the-anti-gm/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/gm-profits-soar-and-volkswagen-is-the-anti-gm/#comments Fri, 22 Apr 2016 20:00:43 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1330377 There’s happy faces inside the Renaissance Center today. General Motors saw its first-quarter pretax profit rise 28 percent, despite continuing trouble in foreign markets, Automotive News has reported. A net income of $1.95 billion means investors will reap $32.66 a share, a 1.5 percent increase. Revenue was up four percent in the first quarter, at $37.27 billion. […]

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There’s happy faces inside the Renaissance Center today. General Motors saw its first-quarter pretax profit rise 28 percent, despite continuing trouble in foreign markets, Automotive News has reported. A net income of $1.95 billion means investors will reap $32.66 a share, a 1.5 percent increase. Revenue was up four percent in the first quarter, at $37.27 billion. […]

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Japanese Earthquake Disruptions Hit North America; GM Idles Four Plants http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/japanese-earthquake-disruptions-hit-north-america-gm-idles-four-plants/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/japanese-earthquake-disruptions-hit-north-america-gm-idles-four-plants/#comments Fri, 22 Apr 2016 19:00:03 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1330313 Four General Motors assembly plants in the U.S. and Canada will be closed temporarily due to supply chain disruptions caused by last week’s earthquakes in Japan. The automaker announced today that four plants — Spring Hill, Tennessee; Lordstown, Ohio; Fairfax, Kansas; and Oshawa, Ontario — will be idled for two weeks starting on April 25. The production […]

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Four General Motors assembly plants in the U.S. and Canada will be closed temporarily due to supply chain disruptions caused by last week’s earthquakes in Japan. The automaker announced today that four plants — Spring Hill, Tennessee; Lordstown, Ohio; Fairfax, Kansas; and Oshawa, Ontario — will be idled for two weeks starting on April 25. The production […]

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Small Cadillac Coming to Kansas, GM Won’t Say What it Is http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/small-cadillac-coming-kansas-gm-wont-say/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/small-cadillac-coming-kansas-gm-wont-say/#comments Tue, 12 Apr 2016 21:00:58 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1322938 A small Cadillac is coming in about three years, but it won’t be built in Michigan. General Motors is scrapping a $245 million investment in its Detroit-area Orion Assembly plant in favor of moving a future Cadillac’s production to its Fairfax plant in Kansas City, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Orion’s plant communications manager […]

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A small Cadillac is coming in about three years, but it won’t be built in Michigan. General Motors is scrapping a $245 million investment in its Detroit-area Orion Assembly plant in favor of moving a future Cadillac’s production to its Fairfax plant in Kansas City, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Orion’s plant communications manager […]

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Ed Welburn To Retire as GM Design Head, Michael Simcoe Tapped to Replace Him http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/ed-welburn-retire-gm-design-michael-simcoe-tapped-replace/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/ed-welburn-retire-gm-design-michael-simcoe-tapped-replace/#comments Thu, 07 Apr 2016 20:00:55 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1320378 After realizing the American Dream as head of General Motors’ design division, Ed Welburn announced today that he’ll retire on July 1 after being with the automaker for 44 years. Welburn, 65, headed GM Design since 2003 and Global Design since 2004, leading the teams who crafted the models that led the automaker out of […]

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After realizing the American Dream as head of General Motors’ design division, Ed Welburn announced today that he’ll retire on July 1 after being with the automaker for 44 years. Welburn, 65, headed GM Design since 2003 and Global Design since 2004, leading the teams who crafted the models that led the automaker out of […]

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Sorry, No Impala Production For You, GM Tells Korea http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/sorry-no-impala-gm-tells-gm-korea/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/sorry-no-impala-gm-tells-gm-korea/#comments Wed, 06 Apr 2016 18:00:55 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1319402 There are a lot of unhappy union executives in South Korea today after General Motors announced it won’t green light Chevrolet Impala production in the surging Asian market. The model will continue to be imported from GM’s Hamtramck assembly plant, despite the popularity it has shown since going on sale in September of last year. […]

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There are a lot of unhappy union executives in South Korea today after General Motors announced it won’t green light Chevrolet Impala production in the surging Asian market. The model will continue to be imported from GM’s Hamtramck assembly plant, despite the popularity it has shown since going on sale in September of last year. […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Volkswagen’s Plans Paltry Payout, Sergio Talks up Players, and a NASCAR Driver’s Busted http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-volkswagens-plans-paltry-payout-sergio-talks-players-nascar-drivers-busted/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-volkswagens-plans-paltry-payout-sergio-talks-players-nascar-drivers-busted/#comments Thu, 31 Mar 2016 15:00:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1315562 Volkswagen shareholders are wondering if they’ll be receiving a lump of coal in their dividend stocking this year. That, Sergio is seeking a partner (but not those French guys), NASCAR’s Derek White is in trouble north of the border, GM seals the deal with a startup, and no Baby Buick for you … after the […]

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Volkswagen shareholders are wondering if they’ll be receiving a lump of coal in their dividend stocking this year. That, Sergio is seeking a partner (but not those French guys), NASCAR’s Derek White is in trouble north of the border, GM seals the deal with a startup, and no Baby Buick for you … after the […]

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BREAKING: Jury Says GM Sold Faulty Ignition Switches, But They Didn’t Cause Crash http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/breaking-court-finds-gm-liable-for-faulty-ignition-switch/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/breaking-court-finds-gm-liable-for-faulty-ignition-switch/#comments Wed, 30 Mar 2016 15:39:19 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1314738 A federal jury has concluded that while General Motors sold cars with defective ignition switches, they weren’t the cause of a Louisiana accident, Reuters is reporting. The two-week trial — the second related to the scandal — concerned the crash of a 2007 Saturn Sky on a New Orleans bridge that complainants Dionne Spain and Lawrence Barthelemy said was […]

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A federal jury has concluded that while General Motors sold cars with defective ignition switches, they weren’t the cause of a Louisiana accident, Reuters is reporting. The two-week trial — the second related to the scandal — concerned the crash of a 2007 Saturn Sky on a New Orleans bridge that complainants Dionne Spain and Lawrence Barthelemy said was […]

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Burt Reynolds Approves of This Teenage Fantasy Turned Real http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/burt-reynolds-approves-teenage-fantasy-turned-real/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/burt-reynolds-approves-teenage-fantasy-turned-real/#comments Tue, 29 Mar 2016 20:00:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1314338 Ungodly horsepower and unbridled car lust? Check. Gaudy awesome lettering and badges? Check. (Optional) Disco era moustaches? Check. If you’re triggered by anything that isn’t subdued, then the Trans Am SE Bandit Edition is definitely not a safe space. Trans Am Depot, the Tallahassee-based creator of custom-built Trans Ams (using 5th-generation Chevrolet Camaros as a canvas), is […]

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Ungodly horsepower and unbridled car lust? Check. Gaudy awesome lettering and badges? Check. (Optional) Disco era moustaches? Check. If you’re triggered by anything that isn’t subdued, then the Trans Am SE Bandit Edition is definitely not a safe space. Trans Am Depot, the Tallahassee-based creator of custom-built Trans Ams (using 5th-generation Chevrolet Camaros as a canvas), is […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Volkswagen e-Stall, Jeep Debut Has a Latin Flavor, and GM Has a Good Day in Court http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-volkswagen-e-stall-jeep-debut-latin-flavor-gm-good-day-court/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-volkswagen-e-stall-jeep-debut-latin-flavor-gm-good-day-court/#comments Tue, 29 Mar 2016 17:00:48 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1313834 If you didn’t think an electric car could stall, Volkswagen has a Golf-sized dose of reality for you. That, Jeep’s Compass/Patriot successor wants to woo south of the Equator, General Motors gets some good legal news, there’s money in them there charging stations, and Volvo gets a PR boost … after the break! e-Golf fades […]

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If you didn’t think an electric car could stall, Volkswagen has a Golf-sized dose of reality for you. That, Jeep’s Compass/Patriot successor wants to woo south of the Equator, General Motors gets some good legal news, there’s money in them there charging stations, and Volvo gets a PR boost … after the break! e-Golf fades […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Mazda Doesn’t Need No Stinkin’ Hybrids, Volkswagen Rebuffs Deadline, and March Looks Like a Winner http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-mazda-dont-need-no-stinkin-hybrids-volkswagen-rebuffs-deadline-march-looks-like-winner/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-mazda-dont-need-no-stinkin-hybrids-volkswagen-rebuffs-deadline-march-looks-like-winner/#comments Thu, 24 Mar 2016 15:45:59 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1310898 “Hybrids? Those things that can’t make up their mind on what they want to be in life? Come on!” – Mazda. That, Volkswagen floors the accelerator past a deadline, March looks like a boffo month for vehicle sales, Audi dials it back a bit, and getting a Tesla Model 3 depends on whether or not […]

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“Hybrids? Those things that can’t make up their mind on what they want to be in life? Come on!” – Mazda. That, Volkswagen floors the accelerator past a deadline, March looks like a boffo month for vehicle sales, Audi dials it back a bit, and getting a Tesla Model 3 depends on whether or not […]

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2017 Buick Encore: The Smallest Child Gets Braces http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/2017-buick-encore-smallest-child-gets-braces/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/2017-buick-encore-smallest-child-gets-braces/#comments Tue, 22 Mar 2016 18:49:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1309026 General Motors has unveiled its refreshed 2017 Buick Encore, but you’ll have to muscle your way through a mob of leering frat boys in order to catch a peek. Wait, that might misrepresent the Encore’s market just a little… The smallest crossover in the GM fold gets a subtle makeover for 2017, trading its previous […]

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General Motors has unveiled its refreshed 2017 Buick Encore, but you’ll have to muscle your way through a mob of leering frat boys in order to catch a peek. Wait, that might misrepresent the Encore’s market just a little… The smallest crossover in the GM fold gets a subtle makeover for 2017, trading its previous […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Toyota One-Ups Rivals, Robots Invade BMW, and TVR Taps Wales http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-toyota-one-ups-rivals-robots-invade-bmw-tvr-taps-wales/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-toyota-one-ups-rivals-robots-invade-bmw-tvr-taps-wales/#comments Tue, 22 Mar 2016 15:00:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1308458 Toyotas will soon be screeching to a halt everywhere and that should make its rivals jealous. That, BMW unleashes the robots on the workers, eccentric automaker picks a place with funny-sounding names, General Motors isn’t falling out of love with China, and Mercedes-Maybach to get a rival … after the break! My dad’s car can […]

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Toyotas will soon be screeching to a halt everywhere and that should make its rivals jealous. That, BMW unleashes the robots on the workers, eccentric automaker picks a place with funny-sounding names, General Motors isn’t falling out of love with China, and Mercedes-Maybach to get a rival … after the break! My dad’s car can […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Wrangler Pipeline Glut, Mark “Ka-Ching!” Fields, and GM’s Need for More Speeds http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-wrangler-pipeline-glut-mark-ka-ching-fields-gms-need-speeds/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-wrangler-pipeline-glut-mark-ka-ching-fields-gms-need-speeds/#comments Mon, 21 Mar 2016 14:30:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1307602 Americans might finally start to see a few of these so-called “Jeeps” roaming around their hometown. That, Mark Fields can pick up everyone’s tab, eight (speeds) isn’t enough at General Motors, the Phaeton ends its long farewell, and GM Korea wants out of its slump … after the break! Get ready for a Wrangler tsunami […]

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Americans might finally start to see a few of these so-called “Jeeps” roaming around their hometown. That, Mark Fields can pick up everyone’s tab, eight (speeds) isn’t enough at General Motors, the Phaeton ends its long farewell, and GM Korea wants out of its slump … after the break! Get ready for a Wrangler tsunami […]

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GMC Keeps Old Acadia New With Limited Nameplate http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/gmc-keeps-old-acadia-new-with-limited-nameplate/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/gmc-keeps-old-acadia-new-with-limited-nameplate/#comments Sun, 20 Mar 2016 15:30:48 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1307449 General Motors will rely on the same trick it has with other models by continuing production of the current GMC Acadia and giving it the Limited moniker, reports Automotive News. However, unlike the Impala Limited that’s only sold to fleets, the current-generation GMC Acadia will be sold alongside its smaller, lighter replacement on dealer lots come this spring, […]

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General Motors will rely on the same trick it has with other models by continuing production of the current GMC Acadia and giving it the Limited moniker, reports Automotive News. However, unlike the Impala Limited that’s only sold to fleets, the current-generation GMC Acadia will be sold alongside its smaller, lighter replacement on dealer lots come this spring, […]

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2017 Chevrolet Sonic: Makeover in the Shadows http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/2017-chevrolet-sonic-makeover-shadows/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/2017-chevrolet-sonic-makeover-shadows/#comments Fri, 18 Mar 2016 21:00:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1307241 Its bigger brother is getting a whole new body, but the Chevrolet Sonic isn’t going into 2017 without some changes of its own. The subcompact hatchback and sedan will get its first facelift since debuting alongside its compact sibling for the 2011 model year, swapping its aggressive grille and headlamps for a toned-down, corporate face […]

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Its bigger brother is getting a whole new body, but the Chevrolet Sonic isn’t going into 2017 without some changes of its own. The subcompact hatchback and sedan will get its first facelift since debuting alongside its compact sibling for the 2011 model year, swapping its aggressive grille and headlamps for a toned-down, corporate face […]

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Your Future No Longer Includes Rear-Ending That Other Car http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/future-no-longer-includes-rear-ending-car/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/future-no-longer-includes-rear-ending-car/#comments Thu, 17 Mar 2016 16:30:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1305897 As we reported yesterday, a group of top automakers has agreed to offer automatic emergency braking (AEB) on almost all of their models by 2022. The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) confirmed the voluntary agreement today, meaning virtually all light-duty cars and trucks sold in North America will adopt the safety feature by Sept. […]

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As we reported yesterday, a group of top automakers has agreed to offer automatic emergency braking (AEB) on almost all of their models by 2022. The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) confirmed the voluntary agreement today, meaning virtually all light-duty cars and trucks sold in North America will adopt the safety feature by Sept. […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Toyota’s a Big Tease, New Lada Savior, and Buick Puts the Avista Away Forever http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-toyotas-big-tease-new-lada-savior-buick-puts-avista-away-forever/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-toyotas-big-tease-new-lada-savior-buick-puts-avista-away-forever/#comments Tue, 15 Mar 2016 15:58:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1304185 Toyota is hoping to break the internet with an alluring butt shot of an upcoming Prius variant. That, a new guy will turn around Lada (again), Buick says you’ll never drive an Avista, the second GM ignition trial begins, and Google’s got its eye out for buses … after the break! Hey, my eyes are […]

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Toyota is hoping to break the internet with an alluring butt shot of an upcoming Prius variant. That, a new guy will turn around Lada (again), Buick says you’ll never drive an Avista, the second GM ignition trial begins, and Google’s got its eye out for buses … after the break! Hey, my eyes are […]

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GM to Lyft Applicants: Baby, You Can Drive My Car http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/gm-lyft-applicants-baby-can-drive-car/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/gm-lyft-applicants-baby-can-drive-car/#comments Tue, 15 Mar 2016 14:00:34 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1304097 Old car? Can’t get a driving job? Not a problem. If you’re looking to drive for the ride-sharing service Lyft in Chicago, General Motors wants to get you into a new Chevrolet Equinox. Under its Express Drive program, Lyft drivers whose own cars don’t meet the company’s standards can finance an Equinox at a declining […]

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Old car? Can’t get a driving job? Not a problem. If you’re looking to drive for the ride-sharing service Lyft in Chicago, General Motors wants to get you into a new Chevrolet Equinox. Under its Express Drive program, Lyft drivers whose own cars don’t meet the company’s standards can finance an Equinox at a declining […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Toyota Brings on Brains, Sergio Leaves the Cake in the Oven, and GM Takes the Stand http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-toyota-brings-brains-sergio-leaves-cake-oven-gm-takes-stand/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-toyota-brings-brains-sergio-leaves-cake-oven-gm-takes-stand/#comments Mon, 14 Mar 2016 15:58:00 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1303545 The brain trust of yet another artificial intelligence technology startup has been snapped up as automakers prepare for our terrifying, dystopian future. That, Sergio Marchionne has a sure-fire recipe, jury selection begins in ignition trial, Tesla doesn’t need no stinkin’ successful low-priced car, and GM goes big on commercial sales … after the break! Toyota […]

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The brain trust of yet another artificial intelligence technology startup has been snapped up as automakers prepare for our terrifying, dystopian future. That, Sergio Marchionne has a sure-fire recipe, jury selection begins in ignition trial, Tesla doesn’t need no stinkin’ successful low-priced car, and GM goes big on commercial sales … after the break! Toyota […]

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Elio Motors Says It Will Sell 100 Pre-Production Prototypes to Fleets, Delays “Consumer” Production Till 2017 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/elio-motors-says-will-will-sell-100-pre-production-prototypes-fleets-delays-consumer-production-till-2017/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/elio-motors-says-will-will-sell-100-pre-production-prototypes-fleets-delays-consumer-production-till-2017/#comments Mon, 14 Mar 2016 14:00:35 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1302609 In a move that has already generated criticism from disappointed deposit holders, Elio Motors announced that production of its enclosed tandem three-wheelers will be delayed, yet again, to an undisclosed date sometime in 2017. In a statement issued on Friday, Elio Motors said, “the bulk of the consumer launch will have to be moved into 2017 […]

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In a move that has already generated criticism from disappointed deposit holders, Elio Motors announced that production of its enclosed tandem three-wheelers will be delayed, yet again, to an undisclosed date sometime in 2017. In a statement issued on Friday, Elio Motors said, “the bulk of the consumer launch will have to be moved into 2017 […]

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GM is Spending a Lot of Cash so You Don’t Have to Drive http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/gm-spending-lot-cash-dont-drive/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/gm-spending-lot-cash-dont-drive/#comments Fri, 11 Mar 2016 19:30:02 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1302113 General Motors wants you to have more texting time in your car, and it’s dropping a lot of cash to see that it happens. The company announced Friday that it will purchase San Francisco-based Cruise Automation in order to access and advance its self-driving vehicle technology, a buy worth upwards of $1 billion, Fortune reports. The […]

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General Motors wants you to have more texting time in your car, and it’s dropping a lot of cash to see that it happens. The company announced Friday that it will purchase San Francisco-based Cruise Automation in order to access and advance its self-driving vehicle technology, a buy worth upwards of $1 billion, Fortune reports. The […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Honda Wants a Cheaper Future, Cash for Airbag Woes, and Tesla Races Itself http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-honda-wants-cheaper-future-cash-airbag-woes-tesla-races/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-honda-wants-cheaper-future-cash-airbag-woes-tesla-races/#comments Thu, 10 Mar 2016 17:00:36 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1301201 The world needs to be saved, but who wants to spend more money doing it? That, cash lands on Takata-plagued dealers, Tesla takes to the track, BMW wants you in and out fast, and Volkswagen dreams of slaying the Prius … after the break! Hydrogen for the teeming masses By teaming up with General Motors […]

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The world needs to be saved, but who wants to spend more money doing it? That, cash lands on Takata-plagued dealers, Tesla takes to the track, BMW wants you in and out fast, and Volkswagen dreams of slaying the Prius … after the break! Hydrogen for the teeming masses By teaming up with General Motors […]

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