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General Motors To Shoot Self In Foot - Begs The U.S. Government To Dictate Its Sales Mix - California Dreaming

General Motors To Shoot Self In Foot - Begs The U.S. Government To Dictate Its Sales Mix - California Dreaming

Anton Wahlman Summary •In a major surprise move, GM comes out in favor of having the U.S. government dictating what cars it must sell. ... Continue reading

GM Q1 Sales Down 7% Despite Pickup and SUV Success

GM Q1 Sales Down 7% Despite Pickup and SUV Success

Industry retail sales, consumer sentiment rebounding GM average transaction prices set new first-quarter company record Chevrolet Trax, Equinox and Colorado set first-quarter company sales records DETROIT — General Motors announced today that it delivered 665,840 vehicles in the first quarter of 2019, with a selling ... Continue reading

IIHS Cars For Teens - Updated Recommendations +VIDEO

IIHS Cars For Teens - Updated Recommendations +VIDEO

IIHS tightens criteria for recommended used vehicles for teens ARLINGTON, Va. — The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is applying more stringent criteria to its list of recommended used vehicles for teens, as recent safety improvements have percolated down to lower-cost used cars, SUVs, minivans and pickups. ... Continue reading

Top Closing For Convertibles?

Top Closing For Convertibles?

March 27, 2019; LMC reported that in 1996, the first-generation Mercedes-Benz SLK played a big part in popularizing the retractable hard-top design that other convertibles would go on to emulate. European sales of the convertible bodystyle subsequently peaked during the mid-noughties, with over 400,000 sold in 2004, as ... Continue reading

Car Reviews 1993-2019, Truck Reviews 1993-2019 - Direct To Consumers On The Auto Channel

Car Reviews 1993-2019, Truck Reviews 1993-2019 - Direct To Consumers On The Auto Channel

Professional Car and Truck Reviews 1993-2019; The Auto Channel The Web's Original Interactive Multimedia Car Site; Genuinely Intelligent Thousand's Of Trustworthy Automotive Car Reviews, New and Used car research starts at The Auto Channel! Get detailed expert reviews of every car on the market and the latest on road t ... Continue reading

J.D. Power 2018 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS)

J.D. Power 2018 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS)

Vehicle Dependability Significantly Improves for Most Automakers On a day when people traditionally demonstrate their love for another person, consumers’ affection for their three-year-old vehicles is equally apparent in the J.D. Power 2018 U.S. Vehicle Dependability StudySM (VDS), released today. ... Continue reading

GM Financial Reports Full Year and Fourth Quarter 2018 Operating Results

GM Financial Reports Full Year and Fourth Quarter 2018 Operating Results

FORT WORTH, Texas--GENERAL MOTORS FINANCIAL COMPANY, INC. (“GM Financial” or the “Company”) announced income from continuing operations before income taxes of $416 million for the quarter ended December 31, 2018, compared to $498 million for the quarter ended September 30, 2018, and $301 million for the quarter ... Continue reading

2019-1993 New Car Reviews - The Auto Channel

2019-1993 New Car Reviews - The Auto Channel

2019-1993 New Car Reviews - The Auto ChannelNew Car Reviews Indexed By Make 1993-2019 • 2019–1994 Acura Reviews • 2018–2016 Alfa Romeo Reviews • 2015–2005 Aston Martin Reviews • 2018–1996 Audi Reviews • 2016–2004 Bentley Reviews • 2019–1994 BMW Reviews • 2018–1993 Buick Reviews • 2019–19 ... Continue reading

NADA End-of-Day Automotive News Recap - January 25, 2019: 16.8 Million New Car Sales Projected; Ford; GM EV; VW Battery Purchase

NADA End-of-Day Automotive News Recap - January 25, 2019: 16.8 Million New Car Sales Projected; Ford; GM EV; VW Battery Purchase

End-of-Day Recap NADA projects U.S. sales of 16.8 million new light vehicles in 2019. And sales should plateau in the mid-16-million vehicle range for the three years after that, NADA senior economist Patrick Manzi said Friday at the NADA Show. ... Continue reading

ONE DAY AT A TIME – 2019 DETROIT AUTO SHOW - OBSERVATION FROM MICHAEL BERNSTEIN

ONE DAY AT A TIME – 2019 DETROIT AUTO SHOW - OBSERVATION FROM MICHAEL BERNSTEIN

Oh what a difference a year makes. Just when I and many others thought this show had hit the low point last year, this year was even more troubling. ... Continue reading

Interest in Autonomous Vehicles Slows

Interest in Autonomous Vehicles Slows

Car manufacturers are putting on the brakes on developing driverless cars after several crashes. Automotive supplier Aptiv employs a fleet of people, computers and video screens to monitor its 75 autonomous cars, showcasing just how complicated driverless cars are, the Wall Street Journal reports. ... Continue reading

NADA End Of Day Automotive News Recap - January 16, 2019

NADA End Of Day Automotive News Recap - January 16, 2019

Final Edition: End-of-Day Recap Ford Motor Co. warned its 2018 profit will fall short of Wall Street expectations and declined to give a specific forecast for this year, illustrating the challenges ahead as it undertakes a major restructuring amid uncertainty in the global auto market. ... Continue reading

2018 Buick Regal TourX Essence AWD Review By John Heilig

2018 Buick Regal TourX Essence AWD Review By John Heilig

I must confess to a built-in prejudice in favor of the Buick Regal TourX (we own a Buick and I like wagons), but the TourX is a superb package. Maybe you need wagon experience, but this is so much better than our old Ford Country Squire. ... Continue reading

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