April 13, 2014
- With upgraded technologies and updated looks, General Motors Co. is hoping the Chevrolet Cruze will remain the cornerstone of its U.S. small car market. The Detroit-based automaker, which showed off its 2015 Cruze earlier today, designed the vehicle to help continue GM's growth in the market, which has significantly increased domestically.
- General Motors CEO Mary Barra has had to deal with the controversy over the defective ignition switches linked to 13 deaths. The switches were in installed when GM was in severe cost-cutting mode.
- Chevrolet is working on a new generation of its Cruze compact for the 2016 model year, a car that has already been revealed in its Chinese market specification and is due locally sometime next year. But going on sale this fall as a 2015 model will be an updated version of the current Cruze, which has been revealed ahead of its world debut at the...
- If you could take out the incessant left turns and spectacular crashes, a typical NASCAR race is essentially a four-hour commercial for at least 43 different companies, but these sponsorships keep cars on the track and the shop lights on. So if you’re going to pander to your corporate sponsors, why not have fun with it. This is exactly what...
- General Motors Co. today showed off the 2015 Chevrolet Cruze ahead of its New York International Auto Show debut. The Detroit-based automaker says the updated compact sedan features revised exterior styling, enhanced interior convenience and new in-vehicle connectivity technologies.
April 12, 2014
- The Detroit automakers are driving into the Big Apple next week with refreshes of some of its most important vehicles. General Motors Co., Ford Motor Co. and Chrysler Group LLC are expected to debut at least nine vehicles during the New York International Auto Show.
- Dodge is set to show updated versions of its Challenger and Charger muscle cars at the 2014 New York Auto Show on April 16. The Challenger is only due to receive subtle tweaks to its styling but the Charger will get a whole new look. We got a preview of the latter in a teaser image. German automaker Opel has started work on its next-generation...
April 11, 2014
- More than 60 congressional documents used in the questioning of General Motors Co. CEO Mary Barra last week about delayed recall of millions of vehicles due to faulty ignition switches were released Friday afternoon.
- Chevrolet today unleashed a beast that Corvette mavens haven’t seen in more than 40 years: a Z06 Corvette convertible. The first Z06 drop top available straight from the factory since 1963, its LT4 6.2-liter V8 puts out 625 horsepower and 635 pound-feet of torque. To get all the details, click on TheDetroitBureau.com.
- General Motors Co. today unveiled the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 convertible ahead of its debut next week at the 2014 New York International Auto Show. The vehicle is the most powerful convertible ever produced by the brand, with the all-new LT4 6.2-liter supercharged V8 engine expected to deliver at least 625 horsepower and 635 pound-feet of torque (the same as the Z06 coupe).
- Shares of General Motors Co. sank to a 10-month low Friday after Standard & Poor's raised doubts that the company's credit rating would be restored to investment grade status this year.
- General Motors has pulled the wraps off its 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Convertible, a few days ahead of its world debut next week at the New York Auto Show, but just in time for some spring-weekend dreaming about top-down driving. Top-down driving with 625 horsepower, that is. DON'T MISS: Man Makes Car With... Expanding Foam? The all-new Z06 drop...
- The last of eight Corvettes has been rescued from a sinkhole under the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Well, sort of. There isn't much left of the Mallet Hammer Z06 except for a few pieces of mangled wreckage. It must have been a heart-wrenching scene for everyone involved in the recovery, including the car's former owner...
- GM will introduce three new Chevrolet vehicles, including a new addition to its small-vehicle portfolio, an updated Chevrolet Cruze and a new variant of the seventh-generation Corvette during a special event Tuesday night in connection to the New York International Auto Show next week.
- Contrary to widely published reports, General Motors will not have the official assistance of NASA as it moves ahead with its internal investigation of the botched recall of 2.6 million vehicles equipped with faulty ignition switches, TheDetroitBureau.com has learned.