http://www.autoexpress.co.uk - Global NCAP has written a letter to General Motors, asking for safety improvements following a record of zero-star ratings.
http://www.theglobeandmail.com - Earlier this year, GM CEO Mary Barra defended selling cars without air bags in markets that don’t require them, saying they’re more affordable for low-income buyers.
http://www.media.gm.com - GM is voluntarily recalling 895,232 model year 2014-15 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 1500 pickups in the United States because the flexible steel cable that connects the seat belt to the vehicle can fatigue and separate over time as a result of the driver repeatedly bending the cable when entering the seat.
http://www.carscoops.com - The lack of airbags and other safety requirements such as seatbelt pretensioners on Chevrolet cars sold in South America has led to record zero-star safety ratings.
http://www.cnbc.com - GM said the recall of the 2014-15 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 1500 pickups is not linked to any crashes or injuries.
http://www.businessinsider.com - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) CEO Sergio Marchionne isn't giving up on merging the automaker with another company. Toyota , Volkswagen and Ford are the only remaining potential merger candidates for FCA, he said on Friday.
http://www.thedetroitbureau.com - With 47 million vehicles on the road that haven't been repaired despite potentially deadly defects, automakers are looking for ways to increase recall repair rates, and turning to an unexpected ally -- the insurance industry.
http://www.wheels.ca - So I’m out talking to my neighbour about this and that the other day and she said she was thinking of taking her van over to the local car wash for a little detailing.
http://www.hybridcars.com - California will see 61 more DC fast chargers through a $9 million California Energy Commission grant. The 61 DC fast chargers will be installed at 41 sites along major routes on Interstate 5, Highway 99, and Highway 101.
http://www.motortrend.com - It’s no secret that Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, has sought to form partnerships with other automakers. Now, FCA Chairman John Elkann has renewed the push toward a merger, claiming the move will save the company close to $10 billion annually.