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GM Recalls 4,800 Full-Size SUVs & Trucks Due To Suspension Issue


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As revealed by filings with the NHTSA, 4,789 large SUVs and pickup trucks are being recalled by GM due to "inadequate welds" within the front upper control arms.

Cadillac Denies Rumors Of Chevy Cruze-Based CLA Rival


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GM acted quickly to deny a rumor about Cadillac planning to offer a compact luxury sedan to compete against the Mercedes CLA based on the front-wheel drive underpinnings of the Chevy Cruze.

Global NCAP Asks GM To Improve South American Cars After Record Zero-Star Ratings


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The lack of airbags and other safety requirements such as seatbelt pretensioners on Chevrolet cars sold in South America has led to record zero-star safety ratings.

Cadillac CT8 Flagship Sedan Reportedly Scrapped


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The resurgence of Cadillac as a direct rival to the world's top luxury brands may happen without a great big sedan, according to a new report.

GM's 10-Speed Gearbox To Be Offered In 8 Vehicles By 2018


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The more speeds the merrier? Well, that's what GM and Ford believe, as the two biggest automakers in North America joined forces for the development of a 10-speed automatic. 

Auto-Braking Systems To Become Standard On Most New Cars By 2022


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A collection of five carmakers have come together and pledged to implement what the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) considers to be potentially life-saving technology.

Cadillac Sheds Light On Upcoming Crossovers, Including New 7-Seater


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Cadillac’s ambitious plan for expansion in the crossover sector includes an additional three nameplates over the next few years.

According to Automotive News, one of those will be a larger-than-XT5 crossover, with three rows of seats and has been confirmed by head honcho, Johan de Nysschen.

Holden Details All-New Spark Development Phase


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After announcing that its new city car will go on sale in April, Holden is now ready to share everything that went into its development.

GM Launches Rental Program For Lyft Drivers


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General Motors and ride-sharing company Lyft announced the launch of an exclusive short-term rental program called Express Drive.

GM To Acquire 'Cruise Automation' To Accelerate Autonomous Vehicle Development


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While subject to customary closing conditions, General Motors' freshly announced acquisition of Cruise Automation is expected to finalize in the second quarter of 2016.

Buick Avista To Morph Into A Four-Door Coupe?


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Being one of the stars at the 2016 NAIS, the Buick Avista Concept was praised by many and GM received requests to offer a production version.

Takeover Plan for Holden’s Elizabeth Plant Falls Through


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Plans for the continuation of Holden’s South Australian production line post-2018 faltered today, after talks between a Belgian entrepreneur and General Motors concluded.

Holden To End Cruze Production, Replace It With Astra


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Despite the fact that the Holden Cruze received a minor facelift just last month, it won't live beyond October 2016.

GM Launches 2016 GMC Sierra & Chevy Silverado With eAssist Tech


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GM has announced that a select number of 2016 GMC Sierra as well as 2016 Chevy Silverado models will be offered with eAssist technology.

GM Investing $148 Million Into V8 Engine Plant


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General MotorSs is set to invest some $148 million into its Spring Hill Manufacturing plant to increase production of its brands' V8 engines.

GM Shall Increase Midsize Pickup Production


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Sales of the Chevrolet Colorado and the GMC Canyon have exceeded GM's initial estimates, so General Motors wants to make hay of the strong demand for its midsize pickup range.

Do These Patents Show A Chevrolet Captiva F/L?


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Patents submitted to official authorities are made public when they are approved; this case, however, is a bit puzzling.

GM Recalls Tahoe PPVs, Silverado and Sierra For Brake Pedal Issue


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Amid the Takata airbag inflators recall and VW's emission scandal, General Motors has announced its own separate campaign for several SUVs and pickup trucks.

General Motors Reports Record $9.7 Billion Net Income


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General Motors has reported a record net income of $9.7 billion after selling 9.8 million vehicles in 2015.

GM Could Let Others Use Chevrolet Volt’s Hybrid Powertrain


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Sharing is caring - according to GM, revealing their interest to supply the petrol-electric powertrain used by the new Chevrolet Volt to other car companies.