Did GM Plan To Reduce Number Of Part Changes Lead To Cobalt Mess?

Back in the days of Old GM, head of Cobalt/Delta platform cars Lori Queen started a program called "Big 4," designed to cut down on parts changes from suppliers. Was a desire to meet the goals of this program the reason why a replacement for a defective part was given the same part number, leading to GM's current… » 4/08/14 10:20am 4/08/14 10:20am

GM Cancels Extra Cobalt Production Due To Parts Shortage

With small car sales exploding thanks to record gas prices, GM finds itself unable to build enough Chevy Cobalt » 9/26/08 12:20pm 9/26/08 12:20pms to satisfy demand. Now a parts shortage is further complicating the situation. GM had planned to run a double shift this Saturday at the Lordstown, OH plant that assembles the Cobalt and , but at least one…

Car Stereo Installer Must Be On Crack, Reports Customer For Being Same

Now let's say you're a car stereo installer in scenic Frederick, MD. We're going to go out on a limb and assume that your customer base is more than likely composed of 20-year-olds with chin strap beards and Pontiac G5s. Probably the kind of low-level drug dealers with just enough cash to afford a 20" subwoofer, but… » 8/01/08 1:40pm 8/01/08 1:40pm

2010 Chevy Cruze Shows Off Its Interior

The next-gen Cobalt — whether you call it the 2010 Chevy Cobalt or the 2010 Chevy Cruze — is going to be an important vehicle for GM, meaning the interior is going to have to stand up to some stiff competition from other automakers. The spy shooters at AutoScoop have snagged the first really good interior images we've… » 7/09/08 6:45pm 7/09/08 6:45pm

SEMA 2007: More Shots Of The Chevy Cobalt SS, Now With Engine Shots

Oh look, it's the turbocharged 2.0-liter Ecotec referenced earlier today. Yay. Enjoy the open hood, boys. And remember, the Chevy Cobalt SS grille will be billet, not bar. GM PR wants us to clear up that misconception built from, you know, showing a car at SEMA that's the opposite of what the production version will… » 10/30/07 5:06pm 10/30/07 5:06pm