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  • Cars that drive themselves starting to chat with each other

    Cars that drive themselves starting to chat with each other
    DETROIT (Reuters) - An Acura RLX sedan demonstrated an unusual way to tow another car this week: the vehicles were not physically attached. The second car drove itself, following instructions beamed over by the first in a feat of technology that indicates...
  • GM's board of directors was 'shocked' and 'stunned' by recall woes

     
    Filed under: Government/Legal, Recalls, Safety, GM With nearly 30 million cars worldwide covered under recalls, General Motors hasn't exactly had the best year. While sales haven't suffered too badly in the US, the cost of all of the safety campaigns...
  • Cadillac to launch Super Cruise semi-autonomous technology in two years [w/video]

     
    Filed under: Government/Legal, Safety, Technology, Videos, Cadillac, GM, Luxury We all know that self-driving cars are coming. It's not so much a question of If so much as When. And when it comes to General Motors products, we now have something of a date...
  • GM's China JV recalls 38,328 Cadillacs on brake software glitch

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - General Motor Co's main Chinese joint venture is recalling 38,328 Cadillac sedans in China due to a glitch in brake control software, the country's quality watchdog said on Tuesday. Shanghai General Motors Co, GM's venture with SAIC...
  • 2017 Cadillac CTS to be first with talking car capability

    2017 Cadillac CTS to be first with talking car capability
    DETROIT — General Motors, the largest U.S. automaker, will introduce a Cadillac model in two years that can be driven on the highway without the driver holding the steering wheel or putting a foot on a pedal. The 2017 Cadillac model will feature...
  • GM to offer connected car, automated driving technology in 2016

    GM to offer connected car, automated driving technology in 2016
    General Motors Co will introduce in two years its first car that can communicate with other vehicles to help avoid accidents and ease traffic congestion, Chief Executive Mary Barra said on Sunday. In the same time frame, GM also will introduce more...
  • Larry Printz: Investing in automakers not for faint of heart

    Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan is famous for having coined the phrase "irrational exuberance" to describe an overheated stock market. Certainly, market bubbles have burned many people as have the recent bankruptcies of General Motors or...
  • Kia to open $1-billion auto factory in Mexico

    Kia to open $1-billion auto factory in Mexico
    South Korean automaker Kia Motors Corp. will open a $1-billion auto plant in northern Mexico, President Enrique Peña Nieto announced Wednesday. Kia will join other automakers rushing to build cars in Mexico, where low labor costs and extensive free...
  • Buick Encore takes a hit of Mokka to tackle Dakar

     
    Filed under: Motorsports, Crossover, Buick, Misc. Auto Shows, Opel, Russia, Racing There are many vehicles we'd consider taking racing. Even on a cross-country rally as punishing as the Dakar. But a Buick Encore? That's not one that would enter our...
  • August auto sales reach an 11-year high

    August auto sales reach an 11-year high
    Consumers streamed into auto dealers last month, pushing industry sales to their highest level for an August in 11 years. Chrysler, Ford, Toyota, Honda, Nissan and Hyundai all posted gains while General Motors and Volkswagen saw sales slip, according to...
  • Carmakers report best U.S. August since 2003

    Carmakers report best U.S. August since 2003
    DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. August auto sales were the highest for that month in more than a decade, thanks in part to heavy discounting by the manufacturers and a strong Labor Day weekend close, with the industry selling at an annualized pace not seen since...
  • Magna constructing new seat assembly plant in Tennessee

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Magna International Inc, one of the world's largest auto parts suppliers, said on Wednesday it has begun building a manufacturing plant in Spring Hill, Tennessee that will supply a General Motors Co assembly plant. Aurora, Ontario-...