Tag: general motors

Report: Abandoning Small Car Segment Could Be a Big Mistake

A new report from Edmunds tries to make a case against Ford and General Motors placing their small- and medium-sized cars on an iceberg and setting it adrift. We don’t even need to see the metrics to agree. Ditching cars for higher-margin crossovers and SUVs always seemed a little short-sighted. Without entry-level models, you’re likely to […]

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Buick Encore GX a Bargain Proposition?

A new Buick arrives from across the Pacific early next year, and it may be priced in a manner that relegates the hot-selling Encore to the runner-up spot. The Encore GX, which aims to split the size difference between Encore and Envision, may be larger than its subcompact sibling, but it sheds one cylinder beneath […]

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Better Buy the V8: Chevrolet Updates Incentives on Camaro SS

<img data-attachment-id="1696902" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/2019-Chevrolet-CamaroSS-006.jpg" data-orig-size="1280,847" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"Lisa Linke","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"Lisa Linke","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"The 2019 Camaro\u2019s updated designs are not only striking but al","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="The 2019 Camaro’s updated designs are not only striking but al" data-image-description=" GM ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/2019-Chevrolet-CamaroSS-006-450×298.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/2019-Chevrolet-CamaroSS-006-610×404.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1696902″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/2019-Chevrolet-CamaroSS-006-610×404.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”404″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/2019-Chevrolet-CamaroSS-006-610×404.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/2019-Chevrolet-CamaroSS-006-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/2019-Chevrolet-CamaroSS-006-450×298.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/2019-Chevrolet-CamaroSS-006-768×508.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/2019-Chevrolet-CamaroSS-006-120×79.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/2019-Chevrolet-CamaroSS-006.jpg 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: […]

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Rare Rides: The Very Special 1978 Buick Riviera 75th Anniversary Edition

<img data-attachment-id="1696196" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/s-l1600.jpg" data-orig-size="1600,1066" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1978 Buick Riviera Anniversary Edition" data-image-description=" https://www.ebay.com/itm/1978-Buick-Riviera-Anniversary/133220481994?hash=item1f048f3bca%3Ag%3AXbkAAOSwCRhdt1K1&vxp=mtr&fbclid=IwAR2Hrq0fHfSL1qgxwcGVXSAKsuDu4sAMG_DF9LjrLG5l2gAxc276MgVSo54 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/s-l1600-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/s-l1600-610×406.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1696196 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/s-l1600-610×406.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”406″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/s-l1600-610×406.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/s-l1600-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/s-l1600-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/s-l1600-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/s-l1600-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/s-l1600.jpg 1600w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Riviera. The mere mention of the name brings to mind visions of luxury. Perhaps of a […]

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Lordstown Lost: General Motors Offloads Shuttered Chevy Cruze Plant

That didn’t take long. With General Motors now in possession of a ratified four-year labor agreement, a plant the automaker closed down earlier this year, and one it had no intention of restoring to its past glory, is out of its hands. Ohio’s Lordstown Assembly, which fell victim to dwindling passenger car sales (by the […]

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G.M. Is Selling Lordstown Plant

Two weeks after reaching a new labor contract with its union workers, General Motors has sold the Lordstown, Ohio, factory that was a key issue in the contract talks and the 40-day strike the company endured. G. M. sold the factory for an undisclosed sum to Lordstown Motors, a start-up that plans to hire some […]

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True Potential? OnStar Updated With Fleet Management Service

<img data-attachment-id="1695906" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/OVI2.jpg" data-orig-size="1280,949" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"OnStar Vehicle Insights is an all-encompassing telematics solution offering a full set of features to help businesses simplify fleet management.","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"OnStar Vehicle Insights is an all-encompassing telematics soluti","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="OnStar Vehicle Insights is an all-encompassing telematics soluti" data-image-description=" gm ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/OVI2-450×334.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/OVI2-610×452.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1695906″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/OVI2-610×452.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”452″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/OVI2-610×452.jpg 610w, […]

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Long, Cold Winter Ahead for Would-be C8 Corvette Owners

<img data-attachment-id="1684918" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-road-2.jpg" data-orig-size="1920,1080" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2020 Chevrolet Corvette road 2" data-image-description=" GM ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-road-2-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-road-2-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1684918 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-road-2-610×343.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”343″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-road-2-610×343.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-road-2-75×42.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-road-2-450×253.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-road-2-768×432.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-road-2-120×68.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Chevrolet Corvette aficionados who plunked down deposits to secure a new C8 will have to wait a […]

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What to Watch For in the October Jobs Report

The General Motors strike will cast a shadow over the coming jobs report. But the outlook was darkening even without it. The Labor Department will release its monthly estimate of hiring, unemployment and wage growth at 8:30 a.m. Friday. Economists surveyed by Bloomberg expect the report to show that employers added about 85,000 jobs in […]

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Executive Shuffle: GM’s Reuss Straddles the Globe As EV Boss Tackles Product

A number of General Motors executives will have to update their CVs come November 1st. As it moves to position its increasingly streamlined business for hard-fought future growth, the automaker has provided President Mark Reuss with a number of new hats. Doug Parks, head of GM’s autonomous and electric vehicle programs since 2016, will soon […]

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General Motors Sides With Trump in Emissions Battle, Splitting the Industry

Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for Climate Fwd:, our email newsletter. General Motors, Fiat Chrysler, Toyota and other auto giants said they were intervening on the side of the Trump administration on Monday in an escalating battle with California over fuel economy standards for automobiles. Their decision pits them squarely against […]

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40 Days, Thousands of Jobs: The G.M. Strike From the Picket Lines

When it began, people rallied in parking lots, their fists thrust in the air. Nearly 50,000 members of the United Auto Workers had walked off the job across the United States on Sept. 16, the first time a union had declared a nationwide strike against one of the Detroit automakers since 2007, and workers outside […]

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UAW-GM Contract Vote Looking Like a Close One

<img data-attachment-id="987106" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/General-Motors-Renaissance-Center-with-Marriott-e1492698450918.jpg" data-orig-size="3827,2153" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"AP","camera":"","caption":"The General Motors logo is displayed atop the Renaissance Center in Detroit. The automaker, while doing much better following the government bailout, is still lagging some of its competitors.","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"gm_hq","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="General Motors Renaissance Center HQ" data-image-description=" GM ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/General-Motors-Renaissance-Center-with-Marriott-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/General-Motors-Renaissance-Center-with-Marriott-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-987106 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/General-Motors-Renaissance-Center-with-Marriott-610×343.jpg” alt=”General Motors Renaissance Center” width=”610″ height=”343″> […]

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G.M. Workers Appear Set to Approve Contract and End Strike

The United Auto Workers union appears set to approve a new contract with General Motors and put an end to the strike that has idled tens of thousands of workers for almost six weeks. Workers at several large G.M. plants have approved the tentative contract by considerable margins, raising expectations that it will be ratified […]

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GM Strike Update: Contract Votes Reveal a Divided UAW Membership

<img data-attachment-id="1675846" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/GM-FtWayne-Investment-01.jpg" data-orig-size="1280,851" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"2.2","credit":"Ryan Hake","camera":"NIKON D4","caption":"General Motors Chairman and CEO Mary Barra meets with plant employees at the GM Fort Wayne Assembly plant Thursday, May 30, 2019 before announcing the company is investing $24 million in the plant to expand production of full size Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 pickups […]

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Mid-Engined Chevrolet Corvette C8 Likely to Be a Hit, but for the First Time Since 1996 I Don’t Want a New Corvette

<img data-attachment-id="1693858" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-C8-profile.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,799" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"8","credit":"","camera":"Canon EOS 5DS","caption":"2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray","created_timestamp":"1553369463","copyright":"","focal_length":"61","iso":"200","shutter_speed":"0.2","title":"2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray" data-image-description=" Image: 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-C8-profile-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-C8-profile-610×406.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1693858 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-C8-profile-610×406.jpg” alt=”Image: GM” width=”610″ height=”406″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-C8-profile-610×406.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-C8-profile-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-C8-profile-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-C8-profile-768×511.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-C8-profile-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-C8-profile.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> There’s a theory […]

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GM News: Strike Enters Week 6, a Model the UAW Hates Grinds to a Halt, and the Return of Hummer?

<img data-attachment-id="1655520" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/hummer-h3t-08_100216600_l.jpg" data-orig-size="1024,587" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2010 Hummer H3T" data-image-description=" Image Hummer ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/hummer-h3t-08_100216600_l-450×258.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/hummer-h3t-08_100216600_l-610×350.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1655520 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/hummer-h3t-08_100216600_l-610×350.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”350″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/hummer-h3t-08_100216600_l-610×350.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/hummer-h3t-08_100216600_l-75×43.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/hummer-h3t-08_100216600_l-450×258.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/hummer-h3t-08_100216600_l-768×440.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/hummer-h3t-08_100216600_l-120×69.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/hummer-h3t-08_100216600_l.jpg 1024w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> With last week’s tentative agreement between the United Auto Workers and General Motors, the end of […]

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