Mary Barra Gets TIME Cover After Testifying She's Not Influential

When Mary Barra testified before Congress she argued that she had no influence on, or knowledge of what was going on in her company. And now she's on the cover of TIME's 100 most influential people list. » 4/24/14 4:40pm 4/24/14 4:40pm

Why GM Has To Convince The World They're Incompetent

The ignition recall has reached full absurdity — it's gotten so bad for GM they've had to advertise their own incompetence as the better, more reasonable conclusion to draw. » 4/10/14 4:00pm 4/10/14 4:00pm

How Will The Ignition Recall Affect GM Sales?

I have conversations with car-buyers on a daily basis, in fact, I often will talk about the auto industry with people who are not even in the market. Most of the conversations revolve around a cool car that is about to come out or a vehicle that they are considering for purchase. But recently I have been getting… » 3/14/14 10:01am 3/14/14 10:01am

Did 303 People Really Die In Recalled GM Cars?

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:30 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 3/14/14 9:30am 3/14/14 9:30am

This Guy Tattooed 'Because Racecar' On His Chest

Tattoos: they can be classy, they can be tragic, and they can be on your butthole. Check out this guy, though, that put the great Jalopnik-created car meme "because racecar" right on his chest, where the Internet will always see it. » 12/04/12 4:00pm 12/04/12 4:00pm

The Ten Cars Insurance Companies Hate

Your insurance agent likely prefers you drive a Corvette instead of a Mitsubishi Lancer. That's because, according to the IIHS, Lancer owners report the highest relative insurance losses. Corvette owners? The lowest. Here are the ten biggest insurance losers. » 10/21/10 10:30am 10/21/10 10:30am

Chevy Offers Cobalt Baby's Parents A Year's Supply Of Diapers

Amanda McBride made news this week when she gave birth while driving a Chevy Cobalt. Now Chevy is rewarding the mother with a stroller, safety seats, and a year's supply of diapers. » 5/26/10 1:30pm 5/26/10 1:30pm

Woman Gives Birth While Driving Chevy Cobalt

A Minnesota woman gave birth to a baby boy while literally driving herself to the hospital. The father, who can't drive due to seizures, took the wheel so she could pull down her pants after her water broke. » 5/24/10 5:15pm 5/24/10 5:15pm

The Ford Fiesta Will Dominate The Small Car Segment

Everyone talks about how the Ford Fiesta will do against other compact cars. But now that it's been EPA-certified at 29MPG city, 40MPG highway, we're thinking it can take on bigger cars — and kick their asses. » 5/18/10 12:00pm 5/18/10 12:00pm

Help! I'm Being Followed By A Google Street View Car!

"Hello, 911? This weird-ass Chevy Cobalt is following me. I don't know who it is, but the dude keeps pulling alongside and asking if he can 'view' my 'street.' Is that slang for something dirty? Am I being assaulted?" » 3/16/10 4:30pm 3/16/10 4:30pm

GM To Recall 1.3 Million Chevrolets, Pontiacs For Power Steering Failure

General Motors announced yesterday it will recall 1.3 million vehicles in an effort to address power-steering issues linked to 14 crashes. The Pontiac G5 and Chevrolet Cobalt are the only U.S. models affected. [AutomotiveNews] » 3/02/10 7:45am 3/02/10 7:45am

GM Axes Every High-Performance Trim Level Except Important Ones

GM's already axed the Chevy Impala SS, Cobalt SS Sedan, Pontiac G6 GXP, Cadillac STS-V. Confirmed dead now include HHR SS and Cobalt SS coupe. But the Camaro SS, CTS-V and ZR1 still live. [KickingTires] » 5/08/09 3:40pm 5/08/09 3:40pm

GM Kills Chevy Impala SS... Again

According to analysis of GM ordering guides by forum fan-boys at GMInsideNews, GM's killed both the Chevy Impala SS and Chevy Cobalt SS sedan for 2010. » 5/07/09 12:30pm 5/07/09 12:30pm

Star Wars-Themed Chevy Cobalt Should Go To A Galaxy Far, Far Away

All long time ago, in a nerd galaxy far, far away in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, a fanboy spent over 200 hours and untold space-credits transforming his Chevy Cobalt into a rolling tribute to Star Wars. » 2/26/09 2:00pm 2/26/09 2:00pm

2008 Chevy Cobalt SS Sedan, Part Three

We've taken a look at the 2008 Chevy Cobalt SS sedan and had a rollicking good time doing it, but who should buy such a car-shaped rocket ship? » 12/19/08 1:30pm 12/19/08 1:30pm

2008 Chevy Cobalt SS Sedan, Part Two

Yesterday, we told you the 2008 Chevy Cobalt SS was a walloping good time. But how does it stack up when you’re not going fast? Let's find out. » 12/18/08 1:30pm 12/18/08 1:30pm

2008 Chevy Cobalt SS Sedan, Part One

The 2008 Chevy Cobalt SS isn't the best car on the road, nor the best car in the segment, but it is one of the best cars for those interested in a walloping good time. » 12/17/08 1:30pm 12/17/08 1:30pm

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…

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

ATTENTION: Engines Do Not Need To Run In Reverse To Make Your Car Go In…

This question was recently posted on, 20 pages of comments followed. » 7/03/08 1:45pm 7/03/08 1:45pm

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