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Introducing the New LEGO Batmobile From Chevrolet +VIDEO

Introducing the New LEGO Batmobile From Chevrolet +VIDEO

The brand partners with Warner Bros. for “The LEGO Batman Movie.” Chevrolet, along with students from Detroit’s Cody Rouge community, A World in Motion and FIRST LEGO League, unveiled its life-size LEGO Batmobile today at the North American International Auto Show. ... Continue reading

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

2017 NAIAS (Detroit Auto Show) Highlights Up Close and Personal

2017 NAIAS (Detroit Auto Show) Highlights Up Close and Personal

By Steve Purdy and Thom Cannell The Auto Channel Michigan Bureau Here we go again – another gathering of the international motoring press in Detroit, still arguably the center of the universe for the U.S. auto business. While manufacturing, design, some engineering and marketing is spread out around the country and t ... 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

2017 Detroit Auto Show: Chevrolet Bolt, Chrysler Pacifica, Honda Ridgeline Named 2017 North American Car, Truck and Utility Vehicle of the Year

2017 Detroit Auto Show: Chevrolet Bolt, Chrysler Pacifica, Honda Ridgeline Named 2017 North American Car, Truck and Utility Vehicle of the Year

DETROIT, Jan. 9, 2017 -- The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt electric car, Honda Ridgeline pickup and Chrysler Pacifica minivan were named 2017 North American Car, Truck and Utility Vehicle of the Year, respectively, Monday. ... Continue reading

The Drive Home II - Another Journey To NAIAS in Vintage Detroit Iron

The Drive Home II - Another Journey To NAIAS in Vintage Detroit Iron

THE DRIVE HOME II Another Intrepid Journey in Vintage Detroit Iron By Steve Purdy Potos by William Hall and Steve Purdy The Auto Channel Michigan Bureau Why do you suppose this courageous group of vintage car enthusiasts would liberate 3 old cars from a west coast museum and drive them thousands of miles in often-treac ... Continue reading

2017 Chevy Volt Review by Del Coates +VIDEO

2017 Chevy Volt Review by Del Coates +VIDEO

SAN JOSE, CA - May 2, 2016: Chevrolet's Gen 2 (second generation) Volt appeared briefly as a 2016 model in just 11 states. It's now available, for a few dollars more, in all 50 states as a 2017 model. It represents an impressive improvement among hybrid cars that reminds me more of a Tesla than a Prius. Like the Gen 1 ... 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

Cars.com Announces Nominees for "Best of 2017" Awards

Cars.com Announces Nominees for "Best of 2017" Awards

CHICAGO, Jan. 3, 2017 -- Cars.com has announced nominees for its 2017 Best Of awards, the annual awards show the company hosts in Detroit during the North American International Auto Show. ... Continue reading

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - December 26 - Jan 1, 2017; CES, Recalls, Awards, Ford, VW, and Honda

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - December 26 - Jan 1, 2017; CES, Recalls, Awards, Ford, VW, and Honda

* Happy New Year and here's wishing you a great 2017! The week between Christmas and New Years Day is usually a slow news week in the auto industry since all the auto makers are closed. However, there's' still some news. ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALL RECAP: December 26, 2016: Hyundai, Jeep, Dodge, Kia, Cherolet, Ford, Suzuki, RAM, Toyota, RV's

NHTSA RECALL RECAP: December 26, 2016: Hyundai, Jeep, Dodge, Kia, Cherolet, Ford, Suzuki, RAM, Toyota, RV's

Your vehicle MAY be involved in a safety recall and MAY create a safety risk for you or your passengers. If left unrepaired, a potential safety defect could lead to injury or even death. ... Continue reading

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