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. Sat, 13 Feb 2016 15:37:53 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » general motors http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Full-size SUVs Aren’t Taking Part in the SUV Boom http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/full-size-suvs-arent-taking-part-suv-boom/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/full-size-suvs-arent-taking-part-suv-boom/#comments Wed, 10 Feb 2016 15:00:03 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1283370 U.S. sales of utility vehicles increased 16 percent last year. Amidst the modest decrease in volume reported by the industry in January 2016, U.S. sales of SUVs and crossovers jumped by more than 6 percent. Yet even with drivers enjoying truly low fuel prices, we have not seen a return to the days of full-size, […]

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U.S. sales of utility vehicles increased 16 percent last year. Amidst the modest decrease in volume reported by the industry in January 2016, U.S. sales of SUVs and crossovers jumped by more than 6 percent. Yet even with drivers enjoying truly low fuel prices, we have not seen a return to the days of full-size, […]

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Every Rear-wheel-drive Coupe Concept from GM is Vaporware http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/every-gm-rear-wheel-drive-coupe-concept-vaporware/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/every-gm-rear-wheel-drive-coupe-concept-vaporware/#comments Wed, 27 Jan 2016 20:00:14 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1274497 Guess what, enthusiasts? The automakers are lying to you. See that red tire? It may as well be a giant red X written across your hopes and dreams of a small, nimble, rear-wheel drive coupe. The Opel GT Concept is just that — a concept. And it isn’t the first time GM has pulled this […]

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Guess what, enthusiasts? The automakers are lying to you. See that red tire? It may as well be a giant red X written across your hopes and dreams of a small, nimble, rear-wheel drive coupe. The Opel GT Concept is just that — a concept. And it isn’t the first time GM has pulled this […]

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Pickup Buyers Will Pay for Anything: GMC Sierra All Terrain X http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/pickup-buyers-will-pay-anything-gmc-sierra-terrain-x/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/pickup-buyers-will-pay-anything-gmc-sierra-terrain-x/#comments Wed, 27 Jan 2016 18:00:34 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1274305 In the war for ever-lucrative pickup truck money, conspicuous consumption is key. General Motors’ latest salvo in the pickup arms race has mudders, LED lamps, a spray-in bedliner and the letter “X” in its name, jack. GMC announced Wednesday that it would sell this spring a Sierra 1500 All Terrain X package, which is derived […]

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In the war for ever-lucrative pickup truck money, conspicuous consumption is key. General Motors’ latest salvo in the pickup arms race has mudders, LED lamps, a spray-in bedliner and the letter “X” in its name, jack. GMC announced Wednesday that it would sell this spring a Sierra 1500 All Terrain X package, which is derived […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Volkswagen Finished Second in China, Big Trouble for Takata, and Apple’s Longtime Car Guy Gone http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-up-volkswagen-finished-second-in-china-big-trouble-for-takata-and-apples-longtime-car-guy-gone/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-up-volkswagen-finished-second-in-china-big-trouble-for-takata-and-apples-longtime-car-guy-gone/#comments Sat, 23 Jan 2016 15:58:44 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1271897 Volkswagen’s chief in China says they’re probably not retaking the crown from General Motors there anytime soon. That, Apple’s lead car guy is gone, Takata’s in trouble and more … after the break! Volkswagen’s China chief: ‘Volume isn’t everything’ Volkswagen’s chief in China said the automaker would have a good year in China and deflected […]

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Volkswagen’s chief in China says they’re probably not retaking the crown from General Motors there anytime soon. That, Apple’s lead car guy is gone, Takata’s in trouble and more … after the break! Volkswagen’s China chief: ‘Volume isn’t everything’ Volkswagen’s chief in China said the automaker would have a good year in China and deflected […]

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RIP: General Motors’ Fastlane Blog 2006-2015 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/rip-general-motors-fastlane-blog-2006-2015/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/rip-general-motors-fastlane-blog-2006-2015/#comments Fri, 22 Jan 2016 19:31:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1271713 General Motors quietly redirected its Fastlane Blog back to the mothership in December, signaling an end to the direct-to-C-suite “conversations” you could have with automotive executives. The blog, which once hosted Maximum Bob’s musings on life, design and resign, was held up as a paragon for corporate communication in its day (it won a Webby) […]

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General Motors quietly redirected its Fastlane Blog back to the mothership in December, signaling an end to the direct-to-C-suite “conversations” you could have with automotive executives. The blog, which once hosted Maximum Bob’s musings on life, design and resign, was held up as a paragon for corporate communication in its day (it won a Webby) […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Don’t Leave Europe Out of the Party, Bizarre End To GM Lawsuit, and 2015’s Recall-mania http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-dont-leave-europe-party-bizarre-end-gm-lawsuit-2015s-recall-mania/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-dont-leave-europe-party-bizarre-end-gm-lawsuit-2015s-recall-mania/#comments Fri, 22 Jan 2016 16:00:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1271513 Volkswagen to European diesel owners: “Why you mad?” That, the mailman can’t deliver on the first lawsuit against GM, Caddies built in China and 51.3 million cars were recalled in 2015 … after the break! German officials criticizing Volkswagen for unfair treatment Justice officials in Germany are telling Volkswagen that treating American and European owners differently “cannot […]

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Volkswagen to European diesel owners: “Why you mad?” That, the mailman can’t deliver on the first lawsuit against GM, Caddies built in China and 51.3 million cars were recalled in 2015 … after the break! German officials criticizing Volkswagen for unfair treatment Justice officials in Germany are telling Volkswagen that treating American and European owners differently “cannot […]

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General Motors’ Latest on Oshawa Plant: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/general-motors-latest-oshawa/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/general-motors-latest-oshawa/#comments Thu, 21 Jan 2016 18:00:01 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1271137 General Motors CEO and Chairwoman Mary Barra met with Canadian government officials in Davos, Switzerland on Thursday, but didn’t reveal any specifics for the automaker’s languishing Oshawa, Ontario plant, according to CTV News. Barra spoke with Navdeep Bains, Canada’s economic development minister, before she met with new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Bains promoted Oshawa as a place for GM […]

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General Motors CEO and Chairwoman Mary Barra met with Canadian government officials in Davos, Switzerland on Thursday, but didn’t reveal any specifics for the automaker’s languishing Oshawa, Ontario plant, according to CTV News. Barra spoke with Navdeep Bains, Canada’s economic development minister, before she met with new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Bains promoted Oshawa as a place for GM […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Let’s Get Political, Political; Maven is Here; Ignition Lawsuit Changes Direction http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-lets-get-political-political-maven-ignition-lawsuit-changes-direction/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-lets-get-political-political-maven-ignition-lawsuit-changes-direction/#comments Thu, 21 Jan 2016 17:01:43 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1270505 President Barack Obama ran a victory lap in Detroit because the bailout worked. That, GM’s Maven goes beyond “The Tipping Point,” the ignition switch trial takes a turn for the weird, and more Obama … after the break! (Note: The above photo is an archived photo. You can tell because Obama doesn’t look like he’s aged a millennia […]

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President Barack Obama ran a victory lap in Detroit because the bailout worked. That, GM’s Maven goes beyond “The Tipping Point,” the ignition switch trial takes a turn for the weird, and more Obama … after the break! (Note: The above photo is an archived photo. You can tell because Obama doesn’t look like he’s aged a millennia […]

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GM’s Barra Defends Not Equipping Some Global Cars with Airbags http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/gms-barra-defends-not-equipping-global-cars-airbags/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/gms-barra-defends-not-equipping-global-cars-airbags/#comments Wed, 20 Jan 2016 19:30:32 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1270033 General Motors CEO and Chairwoman Mary Barra defended Wednesday her company’s decision not to put airbags in some of its cars in international markets. “In many of those places the technology is available and it’s a customer choice if they want it,” Barra said, according to the International Business Times. “There’s many cases where we […]

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General Motors CEO and Chairwoman Mary Barra defended Wednesday her company’s decision not to put airbags in some of its cars in international markets. “In many of those places the technology is available and it’s a customer choice if they want it,” Barra said, according to the International Business Times. “There’s many cases where we […]

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General Motors, Tesla Spar Over Electric Car Sales http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/general-motors-tesla-spar-electric-car-sales/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/general-motors-tesla-spar-electric-car-sales/#comments Wed, 20 Jan 2016 18:20:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1270009 At a one-day workshop Tuesday sponsored by the Federal Trade Commission to discuss the future of automobile dealers in the U.S., executives from General Motors and Tesla jabbed at each other over electric car sales. GM CEO and Chairwoman Mary Barra touted the new Chevrolet Bolt as being one of the few all-electric cars that […]

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At a one-day workshop Tuesday sponsored by the Federal Trade Commission to discuss the future of automobile dealers in the U.S., executives from General Motors and Tesla jabbed at each other over electric car sales. GM CEO and Chairwoman Mary Barra touted the new Chevrolet Bolt as being one of the few all-electric cars that […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Let’s Talk Carbon Emissions, Volkswagen’s Bigger Headache, and Plug-in Porsches http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-lets-talk-carbon-emissions-volkswagens-bigger-headache-plug-porsches/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-lets-talk-carbon-emissions-volkswagens-bigger-headache-plug-porsches/#comments Wed, 20 Jan 2016 17:15:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1269977 FCA has to clean up its act in a hurry, or pay a lot more to sell cars in the future. That, Europe wants Volkswagen to treat its owners the same as American owners, General Motors’ lawyers get down and dirty and Porsche’s plug-in 911 … after the break! Fiat Chrysler finishes last in fuel […]

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FCA has to clean up its act in a hurry, or pay a lot more to sell cars in the future. That, Europe wants Volkswagen to treat its owners the same as American owners, General Motors’ lawyers get down and dirty and Porsche’s plug-in 911 … after the break! Fiat Chrysler finishes last in fuel […]

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Buick Avista, Cadillac Sub-ATS and Opel GT – Let’s All-pha Speculate http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/buick-avista-cadillac-sub-ats-opel-gt-lets-pha-speculate/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/buick-avista-cadillac-sub-ats-opel-gt-lets-pha-speculate/#comments Tue, 19 Jan 2016 20:30:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1269561 Last week, Opel teased its upcoming GT Concept by saying: “You will see Opel with a fresh pair of eyes.” That’s just lovely. But let’s take a step back, look at General Motors’ Alpha platform with a fresh pair of eyes and wonder aloud together: Is it all Alpha from here on out? First, here’s […]

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Last week, Opel teased its upcoming GT Concept by saying: “You will see Opel with a fresh pair of eyes.” That’s just lovely. But let’s take a step back, look at General Motors’ Alpha platform with a fresh pair of eyes and wonder aloud together: Is it all Alpha from here on out? First, here’s […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Volkswagen Turns To Former FBI Chief, Renault Just ‘Improving’ Emissions, GM Buys Ridesharing Service http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-volkswagen-turns-former-fbi-chief-renault-just-improving-emissions-gm-buys-ridesharing-service/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-volkswagen-turns-former-fbi-chief-renault-just-improving-emissions-gm-buys-ridesharing-service/#comments Tue, 19 Jan 2016 17:00:49 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1269449 Volkswagen just tabbed a former FBI director to be the highest paid traffic cop in the universe. That, Renault is only “improving” its emissions, GM’s big bet on ride sharing and the world’s biggest auto supplier says diesel isn’t dead … after the break! Report: Volkswagen will tab former FBI director to help in US investigations […]

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Volkswagen just tabbed a former FBI director to be the highest paid traffic cop in the universe. That, Renault is only “improving” its emissions, GM’s big bet on ride sharing and the world’s biggest auto supplier says diesel isn’t dead … after the break! Report: Volkswagen will tab former FBI director to help in US investigations […]

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Report: Opel Secretly ‘Fixed’ Cheating Zafira Diesels http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/report-opel-secretly-fixed-cheating-zafira-diesels/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/report-opel-secretly-fixed-cheating-zafira-diesels/#comments Tue, 19 Jan 2016 13:00:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1269305 A Dutch journalist said Opel dealers are secretly updating emissions control software to bring into compliance cars equipped with the 1.6-liter diesel engine, disguising the fix as an unrelated software update. Opel issued a statement strongly denying that it was changing emissions of its cars. Dutch news site VRT News said it tested two cars with and without […]

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A Dutch journalist said Opel dealers are secretly updating emissions control software to bring into compliance cars equipped with the 1.6-liter diesel engine, disguising the fix as an unrelated software update. Opel issued a statement strongly denying that it was changing emissions of its cars. Dutch news site VRT News said it tested two cars with and without […]

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Mid-Engine Corvette Closer Than Ever http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/mid-engine-corvette-closer-ever/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/mid-engine-corvette-closer-ever/#comments Mon, 18 Jan 2016 15:00:46 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1267985 It is no secret that GM has flirted with mid-engine Corvettes for decades. Until now, the company has lacked the motivation, consensus, and/or resources to move to a mid-engine layout. However, this is the new GM. The feds are no longer calling the shots and the General has been upstaged by Ford for too long. […]

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It is no secret that GM has flirted with mid-engine Corvettes for decades. Until now, the company has lacked the motivation, consensus, and/or resources to move to a mid-engine layout. However, this is the new GM. The feds are no longer calling the shots and the General has been upstaged by Ford for too long. […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Infamous GM Engineer Speaks, You Only Get One With Dinner, and Hydrogen’s Hedged Bet http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-up-infamous-gm-engineer-speaks-you-only-get-one-with-dinner-and-hydrogens-hedged-bet/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-up-infamous-gm-engineer-speaks-you-only-get-one-with-dinner-and-hydrogens-hedged-bet/#comments Sat, 16 Jan 2016 16:04:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1268041 The man in the middle of GM’s faulty ignition switch has finally spoken, and the word “mistake” came up at least twice. That, does anyone have the number for Google, GM and Honda may join forces, and take a cab … after the break! Former GM engineer says ‘mistakes were made’ in faulty switch The engineer at […]

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The man in the middle of GM’s faulty ignition switch has finally spoken, and the word “mistake” came up at least twice. That, does anyone have the number for Google, GM and Honda may join forces, and take a cab … after the break! Former GM engineer says ‘mistakes were made’ in faulty switch The engineer at […]

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GM’s Online Sales Program Isn’t Direct-sale, But It Is Pretty Clever http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/gms-online-sales-program-isnt-direct-sale-pretty-clever/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/gms-online-sales-program-isnt-direct-sale-pretty-clever/#comments Thu, 14 Jan 2016 21:00:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1267009 General Motors will sell highly coveted lease returns and company cars online starting next month through a program called the Factory Pre-owned Collection. The program, which we’ve covered briefly, will sell lease returns and company cars through an online portal that makes those cars available nationwide. GM said its inventory would be roughly 30,000 cars, which all […]

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General Motors will sell highly coveted lease returns and company cars online starting next month through a program called the Factory Pre-owned Collection. The program, which we’ve covered briefly, will sell lease returns and company cars through an online portal that makes those cars available nationwide. GM said its inventory would be roughly 30,000 cars, which all […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Investors Pump the Brakes, Daimler’s Dig, and Chapo’s Crapwagon http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-investors-pump-brakes-daimlers-dig-chapos-crapwagon/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-investors-pump-brakes-daimlers-dig-chapos-crapwagon/#comments Thu, 14 Jan 2016 18:09:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1266585 Investors aren’t necessarily drinking automakers’ Kool-Aid that 2016 will be full of beer and Skittles. That, the China-made Cadillac CT6 that’ll eventually get here, El Chapo’s cheapo getaway car and General Motors’ questions get down and dirty … after the break! Investors aren’t embracing automakers’ continued enthusiasm Even though automakers are boasting fatter bottom lines […]

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Investors aren’t necessarily drinking automakers’ Kool-Aid that 2016 will be full of beer and Skittles. That, the China-made Cadillac CT6 that’ll eventually get here, El Chapo’s cheapo getaway car and General Motors’ questions get down and dirty … after the break! Investors aren’t embracing automakers’ continued enthusiasm Even though automakers are boasting fatter bottom lines […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Kia’s Big Show, Porsche’s Diesel Fix and Müller Says VW Just Misunderstood The Law, You Guys http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-kias-big-show-porsches-diesel-fix-muller-says-vw-just-misunderstood-law-guys/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-kias-big-show-porsches-diesel-fix-muller-says-vw-just-misunderstood-law-guys/#comments Wed, 13 Jan 2016 17:00:33 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1265769 Porsche’s CEO is confident that the fix for their 3-liter diesel Cayennes will be approved by regulators, which is more than Volkswagen can say at the moment. That, Kia’s big Detroit show, GM’s plan to sell cars online and Volkswagen CEO has a momentarily lapse of logic … after the break! Porsche’s 3-liter fix is in, probably […]

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Porsche’s CEO is confident that the fix for their 3-liter diesel Cayennes will be approved by regulators, which is more than Volkswagen can say at the moment. That, Kia’s big Detroit show, GM’s plan to sell cars online and Volkswagen CEO has a momentarily lapse of logic … after the break! Porsche’s 3-liter fix is in, probably […]

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So Wait, We’re All Working for General Motors Now? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/wait-working-general-motors-now/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/wait-working-general-motors-now/#comments Tue, 05 Jan 2016 22:00:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1257841 Existing cameras on General Motors cars could help the automaker draw detailed maps for future self-driving cars, the automaker announced Tuesday. GM said the technology, which it’s developing with Mobileye and will be called “Road Experience Management,” would use existing cameras and OnStar systems to upload “crowd-sourced” maps to the automaker to support future autonomous driving. […]

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Existing cameras on General Motors cars could help the automaker draw detailed maps for future self-driving cars, the automaker announced Tuesday. GM said the technology, which it’s developing with Mobileye and will be called “Road Experience Management,” would use existing cameras and OnStar systems to upload “crowd-sourced” maps to the automaker to support future autonomous driving. […]

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Barra Named General Motors’ First Chairwoman http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/barra-named-general-motors-first-chairwoman/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/barra-named-general-motors-first-chairwoman/#comments Mon, 04 Jan 2016 22:30:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1256985 General Motors CEO Mary Barra will be the automaker’s first female chairwoman of their board of directors, the automaker said Monday. Barra takes over for Tim Solso, who will remain on the board. Barra took over as CEO two years ago and is GM’s first female CEO. When Barra took over as CEO in January […]

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General Motors CEO Mary Barra will be the automaker’s first female chairwoman of their board of directors, the automaker said Monday. Barra takes over for Tim Solso, who will remain on the board. Barra took over as CEO two years ago and is GM’s first female CEO. When Barra took over as CEO in January […]

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Fiat Merger Won’t Happen Under Marchionne’s Watch http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/fiat-merger-wont-happen-marchionnes-watch/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/fiat-merger-wont-happen-marchionnes-watch/#comments Mon, 04 Jan 2016 20:30:21 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1256849 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles chief Sergio Marchionne told Bloomberg on Monday that his company likely wouldn’t merge with another automaker before his tenure is up in 2018. The chief executive publicly courted General Motors in 2015 to merge two of the Big Three. GM CEO Mary Barra publicly refuted that partnership, and Marchionne seems to have […]

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles chief Sergio Marchionne told Bloomberg on Monday that his company likely wouldn’t merge with another automaker before his tenure is up in 2018. The chief executive publicly courted General Motors in 2015 to merge two of the Big Three. GM CEO Mary Barra publicly refuted that partnership, and Marchionne seems to have […]

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General Motors Makes $500M Bet on Lyft http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/general-motors-makes-500m-bet-lyft/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/general-motors-makes-500m-bet-lyft/#comments Mon, 04 Jan 2016 18:00:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1256769 General Motors announced Monday that it would invest $500 million in ride-sharing service Lyft to help boost the automaker’s business in car-sharing companies and perhaps rental cars. The automaker announced that the investment — roughly half of Lyft’s latest round of fundraising — would buy the automaker seat on the ride-sharing company’s board of directors. Lyft, […]

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General Motors announced Monday that it would invest $500 million in ride-sharing service Lyft to help boost the automaker’s business in car-sharing companies and perhaps rental cars. The automaker announced that the investment — roughly half of Lyft’s latest round of fundraising — would buy the automaker seat on the ride-sharing company’s board of directors. Lyft, […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Pumped About Porsche; GM’s Going To Trial; And Diesel’s Dead, Baby http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ttac-news-round-pumped-porsche-gms-going-trial-diesels-dead-baby/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ttac-news-round-pumped-porsche-gms-going-trial-diesels-dead-baby/#comments Thu, 31 Dec 2015 16:30:13 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1254377 Man, people are really pumped about the cool, expensive cars they just bought. That nugget of wisdom, Russia’s perpetual Cash for Clunkers program, VW’s appeal to Colorado and Washington buyers and GM’s knows what way the wind is blowing now … after the break! Consumer Reports insight: People love fun cars! Consumer Reports compiled its […]

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Man, people are really pumped about the cool, expensive cars they just bought. That nugget of wisdom, Russia’s perpetual Cash for Clunkers program, VW’s appeal to Colorado and Washington buyers and GM’s knows what way the wind is blowing now … after the break! Consumer Reports insight: People love fun cars! Consumer Reports compiled its […]

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General Motors Sued For Inflating Truck Tow Ratings http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/general-motors-sued-inflating-truck-tow-ratings/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/general-motors-sued-inflating-truck-tow-ratings/#comments Tue, 29 Dec 2015 19:00:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1251689 A California man sued General Motors this month for revising its tow ratings for his 2014 GMC Sierra 1500 5.3-liter V-8, which meant he couldn’t tow his toy-hauler and golf cart, according to court records. The complaint, which was filed Dec. 11 in Central California’s district court, said General Motors intentionally misrepresented its claims for […]

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A California man sued General Motors this month for revising its tow ratings for his 2014 GMC Sierra 1500 5.3-liter V-8, which meant he couldn’t tow his toy-hauler and golf cart, according to court records. The complaint, which was filed Dec. 11 in Central California’s district court, said General Motors intentionally misrepresented its claims for […]

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