Tag: general motors

More Non-four-cylinder Choice: 2020 Chevrolet Silverado Expands V8 Availability, Adds Tech

<img data-attachment-id="1674984" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Chevrolet-Silverado-TrailBoss-056.jpg" data-orig-size="1280,853" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"10","credit":"Chevrolet\/Fets","camera":"Canon EOS 5D Mark III","caption":"2020 Chevrolet Silverado Custom Trail Boss","created_timestamp":"1554561310","copyright":"","focal_length":"115","iso":"400","shutter_speed":"0.004","title":"2020 Chevrolet Silverado Custom Trail Boss","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2020 Chevrolet Silverado Custom Trail Boss" data-image-description=" GM ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Chevrolet-Silverado-TrailBoss-056-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Chevrolet-Silverado-TrailBoss-056-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1674984″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Chevrolet-Silverado-TrailBoss-056-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Chevrolet-Silverado-TrailBoss-056-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Chevrolet-Silverado-TrailBoss-056-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Chevrolet-Silverado-TrailBoss-056-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Chevrolet-Silverado-TrailBoss-056-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Chevrolet-Silverado-TrailBoss-056-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Chevrolet-Silverado-TrailBoss-056.jpg 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> […]

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Duramax Deferral: Emissions Delay Punts Straight-six GM Diesel to 2020 Model Year

General Motors’ new Flint-built, light-duty 3.0-liter inline-six turbo-diesel won’t be a late-year addition to the company’s full-size pickup lineup, after all. Apparently, the engine’s emissions certification process was not the speedy affair GM had hoped for. Customers will now have to wait for the 2020 model year before getting their hands on the 460 lb-ft […]

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GM’s Maven Packs Up, Leaves Town(s)

<img data-attachment-id="1270673" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/GMMaven06.jpg" data-orig-size="3000,2000" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"John F. Martin for General Motor","camera":"","caption":"General Motors\u2019 new car-sharing service, Maven, will provide customers access to highly personalized, on-demand mobility services. Maven will offer its car-sharing program in Ann Arbor, Michigan, initially focusing on serving faculty and students at the University of Michigan. GM vehicles will be available at […]

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More Power? Buick Encore Buyers Don’t Want It

<img data-attachment-id="1309114" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-2.jpeg" data-orig-size="1280,1056" 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="2017 Buick Encore front" data-image-description=" 2017 Buick Encore front ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-2-424×350.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-2-610×503.jpeg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1309114 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-2-610×503.jpeg” alt=”2017 Buick Encore front” width=”610″ height=”503″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-2-610×503.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-2-75×62.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-2-424×350.jpeg 424w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-2-120×99.jpeg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-2.jpeg 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Buick’s smallest model might not be what most TTAC readers want to […]

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Report: Amid Cost-cutting Spree, GM Looked at Unloading Its Global HQ

<img data-attachment-id="920082" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/GM-Renaissance-Center.jpg" data-orig-size="627,417" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"4","credit":"GM","camera":"NIKON D3","caption":"The General Motors headquarters at the Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan following the close of trading on the new GM's first day as a public company Thursday, November 18, 2010. (Photo by Steve Fecht for General Motors)","created_timestamp":"1290100109","copyright":"\u00a9 2010 Steve Fecht\/General Motors. This image is protected by copyright but […]

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Buy/Drive/Burn: 2019 American Sports Cars, Ace of Base Edition

<img data-attachment-id="1674552" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/chl.png" data-orig-size="925,453" 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="2019 Dodge Challenger" data-image-description=" FCA ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/chl-450×220.png” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/chl-610×299.png” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1674552 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/chl-610×299.png” alt width=”610″ height=”299″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/chl-610×299.png 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/chl-75×37.png 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/chl-450×220.png 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/chl-768×376.png 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/chl-120×59.png 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/chl.png 925w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Buy/Drive/Burn returns this week with three American sports cars in their most basic, purest form. The Big Three […]

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Report: Engine Options Shrink to Two for 2020 Cadillac CT6

<img data-attachment-id="1546249" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2017-Cadillac-CT6.jpeg" data-orig-size="1280,853" 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="2017 Cadillac CT6" data-image-description=" Image: Cadillac ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2017-Cadillac-CT6-450×300.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2017-Cadillac-CT6-610×407.jpeg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1546249 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2017-Cadillac-CT6-610×407.jpeg” alt=”2017 Cadillac CT6 – Image: Cadillac” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2017-Cadillac-CT6-610×407.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2017-Cadillac-CT6-75×50.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2017-Cadillac-CT6-450×300.jpeg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2017-Cadillac-CT6-768×512.jpeg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2017-Cadillac-CT6-120×80.jpeg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2017-Cadillac-CT6.jpeg 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Cadillac’s CT6, which remains without a home after January 2020, will […]

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There’s No Boom in Youngstown, but Blue-Collar Workers Are Sticking With Trump

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — In May 2016, David Betras, a Democratic Party leader in the heart of industrial northeast Ohio, sent a memo warning Hillary Clinton’s campaign that it was on the verge of losing Ohio, Pennsylvania and Michigan because she was not connecting with blue-collar voters. These states “should be easy wins for us,’’ he […]

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2020 GMC Sierra 1500: More Diesel, More Speeds

GMC’s new-for-2019 Sierra 1500 took a less controversial styling route than its Chevy Silverado sibling while retaining the numerous upgrades foisted upon the next-generation pickup twins. For 2020, GMC tweaked the light-duty Sierra’s offerings just a bit, hoping to lure more finicky buyers into the model. For starters, GM’s 10-speed automatic transmission has a new […]

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Cadillac’s CT4 Debuts at End of Month, Joined by a Brace of Vs

It’s a period of flux for Cadillac’s sedan lineup, one that mirrors the changes occurring across the segment as a whole. Old models are out, and in their place, a range of updated and restyled offerings aim to rekindle America’s love for traditional four-doors. Fewer restyled offerings, one should note. As nameplates bleed out of the […]

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Cadillac’s XTS Has an End Date to Etch on Its Tombstone; Union Anticipates Additional Jobs at Oshawa Assembly

<img data-attachment-id="1576077" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-12.jpeg" data-orig-size="1280,960" 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="2018 Cadillac XTS" data-image-description=" 2018 Cadillac XTS ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-12-450×338.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-12-610×458.jpeg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1576077 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-12-610×458.jpeg” alt=”2018 Cadillac XTS, Image: General Motors” width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-12-610×458.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-12-75×56.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-12-450×338.jpeg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-12-768×576.jpeg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-12-120×90.jpeg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-12.jpeg 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Following last week’s announcement of a new, less-populous future for […]

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Lordstown Long Shot? Skepticism Greets GM-Workhorse Talks

<img data-attachment-id="1589750" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/20170909_111749-e1505073706450.jpg" data-orig-size="2576,1932" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"2.2","credit":"","camera":"SAMSUNG-SM-J320A","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1504955869","copyright":"","focal_length":"3.3","iso":"50","shutter_speed":"0.00065231572080887","title":"","orientation":"3"}" data-image-title="Workhorse W-15" data-image-description=" Image © Corey Lewis ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/20170909_111749-e1505073706450-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/20170909_111749-e1505073706450-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1589750 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/20170909_111749-e1505073706450-610×458.jpg” alt=”Image: Workhorse W-15, by Corey Lewis” width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/20170909_111749-e1505073706450-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/20170909_111749-e1505073706450-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/20170909_111749-e1505073706450-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/20170909_111749-e1505073706450-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/20170909_111749-e1505073706450-120×90.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Yesterday’s news that General Motors is in talks to sell its mothballed […]

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GM’s Oshawa Assembly to Stay in Company Hands, Switch Roles

All this GM assembly plant news dropping today… Announced Wednesday, GM’s Oshawa Assembly, Canada’s oldest auto plant, will not close permanently come the end of the year. After product disappears from its expansive confines later in 2019, the plant will swap hats, leaving its auto manufacturing role in the past. Unfortunately for employees, while some […]

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Trump: Electric Truck Maker to Buy GM’s Lordstown Assembly

<img data-attachment-id="1589744" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/20170909_111636-e1505073665818.jpg" data-orig-size="2576,1932" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"2.2","credit":"","camera":"SAMSUNG-SM-J320A","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1504955796","copyright":"","focal_length":"3.3","iso":"50","shutter_speed":"0.00056721497447533","title":"","orientation":"3"}" data-image-title="Workhorse W-15" data-image-description=" Image © Corey Lewis ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/20170909_111636-e1505073665818-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/20170909_111636-e1505073665818-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1589744 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/20170909_111636-e1505073665818-610×458.jpg” alt=”Image: Workhorse W-15, by Corey Lewis” width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/20170909_111636-e1505073665818-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/20170909_111636-e1505073665818-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/20170909_111636-e1505073665818-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/20170909_111636-e1505073665818-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/20170909_111636-e1505073665818-120×90.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> In a surprising turn of events, President Donald Trump broke a hot […]

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G.M. Says It Will Sell Lordstown Factory to Workhorse, a Maker of Electric Vehicles

General Motors is aiming to sell a recently shuttered car factory in Ohio to a maker of electric trucks, news that President Trump trumpeted on Twitter on Wednesday. The company confirmed that it was in discussions to sell the plant in Lordstown to Workhorse Group, a small company based near Cincinnati that makes battery-powered pickup […]

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GM’s Cruise Sees Another Billion-dollar Investment

<img data-attachment-id="1646506" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Cruise-AV-General-Motors-e1543532480563.png" data-orig-size="808,468" 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="Cruise AV General Motors" data-image-description=" GM ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Cruise-AV-General-Motors-e1543532480563-450×261.png” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Cruise-AV-General-Motors-e1543532480563-610×353.png” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1646506″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Cruise-AV-General-Motors-e1543532480563-610×353.png” alt width=”610″ height=”353″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Cruise-AV-General-Motors-e1543532480563-610×353.png 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Cruise-AV-General-Motors-e1543532480563-75×43.png 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Cruise-AV-General-Motors-e1543532480563-450×261.png 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Cruise-AV-General-Motors-e1543532480563-768×445.png 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Cruise-AV-General-Motors-e1543532480563-120×70.png 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Cruise-AV-General-Motors-e1543532480563.png 808w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> General Motors’ self-driving vehicle unit, Cruise, has attracted new investors and an equity infusion of $1.15 […]

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GM’s Cruise raises $1.15 billion at $19 billion valuation

(Reuters) — General Motors’ majority-owned Cruise self-driving division on Tuesday said T. Rowe Price and a group of existing investors put down $1.15 billion in new equity, valuing the unit at $19 billion. Shares of the U.S. automaker rose as much as 2.1 percent to $38.89 in morning trading following the announcement. The latest funding […]

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