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GM Investing Additional $1 Billion in U.S. Manufacturing

GM Investing Additional $1 Billion in U.S. Manufacturing

Moves Axle Jobs to U.S. from Mexico More than 5,000 New Jobs in Key Growth Areas DETROIT January 17, 2017; General Motors today announced that it will invest an additional $1 billion in U.S. manufacturing operations. These investments follow $2.9 billion announced in 2016 and more than $21 billion GM has invested in it ... Continue reading

The Rise & Fall of General Motors and the Subjugation of the Industrialized World

The Rise & Fall of General Motors and the Subjugation of the Industrialized World

How the perfect storm of commercial forces created the world's largest corporation, enslaved us to gasoline, and ultimately brought the car maker to its knees By Marc J. Rauch Exec. Vice President/Co-Publisher THE AUTO CHANNEL It was once said "If it's good for General Motors, it's good for the U.S.A." Have you wondere ... Continue reading

Three of Four Car Buyers Avoid Considering SUVs Despite Record Retail Sales

Three of Four Car Buyers Avoid Considering SUVs Despite Record Retail Sales

COSTA MESA, Calif., Jan. 12, 2017 -- A bright spotlight is shining on SUVs thanks to record retail sales in 2016, yet three of every four car buyers didn't even consider buying an SUV, according to the J.D. Power 2017 Auto Avoider Study,SM released today. ... Continue reading

Loyalty Reigns -- General Motors Named Top Manufacturer in Automotive Loyalty Awards Presented by IHS Markit

Loyalty Reigns -- General Motors Named Top Manufacturer in Automotive Loyalty Awards Presented by IHS Markit

Business information provider IHS Markit presented the 21st annual Automotive Loyalty Awards tonight during Automotive News World Congress. Winners in more than 30 categories were recognized, including General Motors for the evening’s top award, “Overall Loyalty to Manufacturer” and Ford brand for “Overall Loya ... Continue reading

General Motor's “Discover Your Drive” Diversity Journalism Program Students at 2017 Detroit Auto Show

General Motor's “Discover Your Drive” Diversity Journalism Program Students at 2017 Detroit Auto Show

General Motor's “Discover Your Drive” Diversity Journalism Program Students at 2017 Detroit Auto Show ... Continue reading

New-Car Transaction Prices Reach Record High, Increasing Nearly 2 Percent Year-Over-Year in December 2016, Incentives Grow Also

New-Car Transaction Prices Reach Record High, Increasing Nearly 2 Percent Year-Over-Year in December 2016, Incentives Grow Also

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 4, 2017 -- The analysts at Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com, the vehicle valuation and information source trusted and relied upon by both consumers and the automotive industry, today reported the estimated average transaction price (ATP) for light vehicles in the United States was $35,309 in December 2 ... Continue reading

GM 2016 US Auto Sales

GM 2016 US Auto Sales

DETROIT, Jan. 4, 2017 -- General Motors sold 249,983 vehicles in December to individual or "retail" customers in the U.S., up more than 3 percent from last year. ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALL RECAP: January 2, 2017; Porsche, Honda, Land Rover, Mercedes, Nissan, Buick, Ford, Lincoln, Sterling Truck, RV's

NHTSA RECALL RECAP: January 2, 2017; Porsche, Honda, Land Rover, Mercedes, Nissan, Buick, Ford, Lincoln, Sterling Truck, RV's

NHTSA RECALL RECAP: January 2, 2017; Porsche, Honda, Land Rover, Mercedes, Nissan, Buick, Ford, Lincoln, Sterling Truck, RV's ... Continue reading

Michigan In Slugfest With California - SAVE Act Spurs GM To Build and Test Autonomous Vehicles In Michigan

Michigan In Slugfest With California - SAVE Act Spurs GM To Build and Test Autonomous Vehicles In Michigan

DETROIT December 15, 2016; On the heels of the signing of the SAVE Act legislation to support autonomous vehicle testing and deployment in Michigan, General Motors will immediately begin testing autonomous vehicles on public roads. GM also announced it will produce the next generation of its autonomous test vehicles at ... Continue reading

2017 IIHS Safety Picks+ Light Up The Night +VIDEO

2017 IIHS Safety Picks+ Light Up The Night +VIDEO

Consumers who choose a 2017 Top Safety Pick+ award winner shouldn't have trouble seeing the road on nighttime drives. Good or acceptable ratings in the Institute's new headlight evaluations set the latest crop of qualifiers apart. ... Continue reading

6 to 15 Passenger 2017 New Vehicles - Perfect For Large Families Or Those With Lots Of Friends

6 to 15 Passenger 2017 New Vehicles - Perfect For Large Families Or Those With Lots Of Friends

Over the years one of The Auto Channel's most popular pages has been a short cut to 6-9 passenger vehicles. All of the main stream media talk of a ... Continue reading

Eight "Best New" Winners Announced for 2017 AJAC's 2017 Canadian Car of the Year Awards

Eight "Best New" Winners Announced for 2017 AJAC's 2017 Canadian Car of the Year Awards

Eight "Best New" category winners were announced today by the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada, better known as AJAC. The results were tabulated by KPMG, the accounting firm that works with the association and its Canadian Car of the Year awards. The eight "Best New" categories cover the full new-model spec ... Continue reading

Sport Utility Vehicles Still the Darlings of Auto Thieves

Sport Utility Vehicles Still the Darlings of Auto Thieves

IBC publishes its list of the top 10 stolen vehicles for 2016.* MONTREAL, Dec. 6, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) today unveiled its annual list of the ten vehicles most frequently stolen in Quebec. ... Continue reading

TACH EXCLUSIVE: Instantly Find 2017 Cars and Trucks That Are Still Available With A Manual Transmission

TACH EXCLUSIVE: Instantly Find 2017 Cars and Trucks That Are Still Available With A Manual Transmission

In another web first, The Auto Channel makes it easier for new vehicle researchers to pare through the thousands of vehicles by body style, trim levels, prices, hundreds of specs, dimensions, capacities and now your choice of transmission type, manual, CVT and automatic. ... Continue reading

November 2016 US Auto Sales Scorecard and Index By Make

November 2016 US Auto Sales Scorecard and Index By Make

November 2016 US Auto Sales Index By Make ... Continue reading

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