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GM US Auto Sales - August 2016

GM US Auto Sales - August 2016

DETROIT September 1, 2016; Despite very tight dealer inventories, General Motors sold 212,915 vehicles to individual or “retail” customers in August, down about 5 percent from last year, but in line with the industry’s retail performance for the month. Based on initial estimates, Chevrolet’s retail market share ... Continue reading

Cars.com Names 2016 GMC Canyon Best Midsize Pickup Truck

Cars.com Names 2016 GMC Canyon Best Midsize Pickup Truck

CHICAGO, Aug. 24, 2016 -- Cars.com put the current lineup of midsize pickup trucks to the test in its Midsize Pickup Truck Challenge to determine the overall best option for buyers. Contenders included the 2016 Chevrolet Colorado, 2016 GMC Canyon, 2017 Honda Ridgeline, 2016 Nissan Frontier and the 2016 Toyota Tacoma. A ... Continue reading

Cars That Have the Most and Least Maintainence Costs

Cars That Have the Most and Least Maintainence Costs

Washington DC August 12, 2016; The AIADA online newsletter reported that according to the website Priceonomics the Toyota brand and its gas-electric hybrid Prius are the winners in keeping maintenance costs low in the long run and luxury brands like BMW and Mercedes-Benz are on the high end of maintenance costs. Over t ... Continue reading

2016 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali 4WD Crew Cab Review By Steve Purdy

2016 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali 4WD Crew Cab Review By Steve Purdy

2016 GMC SIERRA 1500 DENALI 4WD CREW CAB Review I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again – I love these big trucks! When I think about the first pickup I drove at age 13 - my dad’s 50s Ford farm truck - the contrast is stark. In those days even a new pickup (and this one was not) would rat ... Continue reading

GM US Auto Sales July 2016

GM US Auto Sales July 2016

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GM Offers 22 Crash Avoidance Equipment On 2016 Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac models

GM Offers 22 Crash Avoidance Equipment On 2016 Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac models

MILFORD, Mich. July 24, 2016; – Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac will offer 22 different active safety technologies across their 2016 model year U.S. lineups, ranging from driver alerts to those that automatically intervene and assist the driver in critical situations. Safety engineers will develop and test these a ... Continue reading

2016 AutoPacific Ideal Vehicle Awards-Includes All Winner's-Trim Levels, Specs, Prices and Reviews

2016 AutoPacific Ideal Vehicle Awards-Includes All Winner's-Trim Levels, Specs, Prices and Reviews

TUSTIN, Calif., July 21, 2016 -- Automotive research and consulting firm AutoPacific, Inc. today announced the 2016 Ideal Vehicle Awards (IVA), recognizing vehicles that best meet their owner's expectations and desires. The 2016 awards are based on responses from over 65,000 owners of new model year 2015 and 2016 vehic ... Continue reading

Americans Want Big Cars and Pickups... Detroit Wants to Build Big... So Let's Have Big...BUT! (Originally Published April 2009)

Americans Want Big Cars and Pickups... Detroit Wants to Build Big... So Let's Have Big...BUT! (Originally Published April 2009)

By Bob Gordon and Marc Rauch, Co-Publishers and owners of The Auto Channel. Spacious, roomy, profitable big vehicles; it’s what the people want and it’s what the American car makers want to build. According to all reports in recent years (before the depression really hit), GM, Ford and Chrysler made all t ... Continue reading

Cars.com Ranks Compact SUVs in Partial Segment Challenge

Cars.com Ranks Compact SUVs in Partial Segment Challenge

CHICAGO, July 13, 2016 -- Cars.com experts put five of the most popular compact SUVs through a series of tests to determine the best option for shoppers in its annual Compact SUV Challenge. Contenders included the 2017 Ford Escape, 2016 Honda CR-V, 2016 Hyundai Tucson, 2016 Kia Sportage and the 2016 Toyota RAV4. After ... 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

2017 North American Car Of The Year Final Nominees

2017 North American Car Of The Year Final Nominees

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GM Extends Expanded Military Discount Program Through July 8

GM Extends Expanded Military Discount Program Through July 8

DETROIT July 1, 2016; Chevrolet, Buick and GMC will celebrate the Independence Day holiday by extending their expanded military discount programs for all 21 million U.S. military veterans and their spouses through July 8, 2016. “Making sure all veterans can take advantage of our military discount throughout the In ... Continue reading

Buh Bye Ed Welburn GM VP Global Design +VIDEO

Buh Bye Ed Welburn GM VP Global Design +VIDEO

WARREN, Mich. July 1, 2016; Ed Welburn, vice president of General Motors Global Design, retired today July 1, 2016 following a 44-year career with the company. Welburn, 65, has been celebrated inside and outside the industry for his extraordinary achievements. He has led GM Design since 2003, and globally since 2005, t ... Continue reading

June 2016 GM US Auto Sales

June 2016 GM US Auto Sales

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GM Dominates the Top 10 in Study of Most American-Made Vehicles

GM Dominates the Top 10 in Study of Most American-Made Vehicles

DETROIT 2016-06-20; For the fourth consecutive year, Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles are the leaders of the Made in America Automotive Index produced by American University’s Kogod School of Business. The Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse and GMC Acadia together tied for No. 1, while 17 other General M ... Continue reading

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