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  • Heavyweights Brawl Over Pickup Truck Towing Title

       An incident late last month that seemed more like a sixth-grade schoolyard dustup than a disagreement among major automakers shed new light on the way pickup truck tow and payload ratings are determined.    According to Automotive News, it started...
  • Rapid Review: Trucks from GMC, Toyota, Ram look to challenge Ford

    Rapid Review: Trucks from GMC, Toyota, Ram look to challenge Ford
    This is the runners-up ball. Each year, sales of trucks from General Motors, Ram and Toyota are left in the dust by Ford’s F-Series, often by a wide margin. In 2013, Ford’s pickups swallowed nearly 40% of the full-size truck market. It was...
  • Paraplegic woman suing GM over 3rd degree seat-heater burns [w/video]

     
    Filed under: SUV, Government/Legal, Safety, Videos, Chevrolet, GM A quick Google search for "danger of heated seats" reveals any number of news stories about burn risks and the potential for damage to the, um, potency, of men. For most of us, though, we...
  • Lear nears deal to buy Eagle Ottawa for more than $800 million: WSJ

    (Reuters) - Lear Corp, a maker of auto seats and electrical power systems, is nearing a deal to buy Eagle Ottawa LLC, a supplier of premium automotive leather, for more than $800 million, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing sources familiar with...
  • GM expands website for owners of recalled vehicles

    GM expands website for owners of recalled vehicles
    DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co's website for owners of its vehicles recalled for faulty ignition switches has been expanded to include all 20 models involved, the automaker said. The site launched in April initially informed owners of the 2.59...
  • The driving force behind Ford's aluminum trend

    Novelis, a global aluminum supplier, is seeing a 45-year-old dream come true as the auto industry is on the cusp of making the lightweight material mainstream. Novelis is supplying aluminum for the 2015 Ford F-150 that goes on sale later this year. The...
  • Notebook: Forgettable day at Michigan for Larson

    The Sports Xchange Notebook: Forgettable day at Michigan for Larson By Scott Held NASCAR Wire Service Distributed by The Sports Xchange BROOKLYN, Mich. -- Sunday was a rough day on the track for rookie Kyle Larson. It got worse when he looked at the...
  • GM files trademark application for 'Chevy Bolt'

     
    Filed under: Hybrid, Chevrolet, GM, Electric Move over Chevy Volt, a little brother could possibly be on the way. General Motors filed a trademark application for both 'Chevrolet Bolt' and 'Bolt' earlier this month, specifically for use as automobile...
  • Next Corvette ZR1 to go mid-engined? Motor Trend thinks so

     
    Filed under: Convertible, Coupe, Performance, Supercars, Chevrolet, GM Will the Chevy Corvette go mid-engine? It's a strong possibility, according to a report from Motor Trend. The magazine says Chevrolet could use the mid-engine layout as soon as the...
  • GM admits Cadillac ELR no real competition for Tesla Model S

     
    Filed under: EV/Plug-in, Hybrid, Cadillac, Tesla Motors Last year, then-CEO of General Motors, Dan Akerson, made it clear that the company lookouts at the Ren Cen had California automaker Tesla in their sights. "If you want to compete head-to-head with...
  • GM says to invest $2.8 billion in Brazil over five years

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - General Motors Co will invest 6.5 billion reais ($2.8 billion) in Brazil over the next five years, Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra said on Thursday, reaffirming the automaker's long-term plans despite a sharp downturn in the...
  • GM invertirá 2.800 mln dlr en Brasil en cinco años: presidenta ejecutiva

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - General Motors Co invertirá 6.500 millones de reales (2.800 millones de dólares) en Brasil en los próximos cinco años, dijo el jueves la presidenta ejecutiva de la automotriz, Mary Barra, reafirmando los planes de la empresa a largo...