Here Are All The Damning Revelations From GM's Recall Documents

Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives Committee tasked with investigating the timeline of the General Motors ignition switch recall released more than 600 pages of documents related to the issue. Jalopnik's review of these documents reveal deeply entrenched problems at the automaker. » 4/14/14 4:30pm Monday 4:30pm

Now Is Your Chance To Get A Look At The First Batch Of GM Documents

The federal government ordered General Motors to turn over thousands of documents last month, in the hopes that they'd shed light over what happened in the lead up to its massive ignition switch recall. Here's the first batch, consisting of over 600 pages. » 4/13/14 11:02am 4/13/14 11:02am

The Ivey Memo: The Original Cold Document That Made GM Squirm

GM CEO Mary Barra faced hostile questions from members of Congress this week, wanting to find a smoking gun into their current recall fiasco. But while no smoking gun exists for the company's current troubles, one definitely did exist for another problem, more than 40 years ago. And it was cold, cruel, and heartless. » 4/05/14 1:15pm 4/05/14 1:15pm

General Motors Delays Sales Announcement Due To Totally-Real Glitch

General Motors CEO Mary Barra is testifying on Capitol Hill today about the known safety issue that resulted in driver deaths in the cars her company made. And, in an amazing coincidence, GM's March sales numbers are delayed this morning due to a computer glitch. » 4/01/14 10:40am 4/01/14 10:40am

A Family of Singing Time-Travelers Drive the Highways of Tomorrow

Tired of sitting in traffic? Just take the completely automated, high-speed safety lane! At least that's what the singing, time-traveling family of the 1950s did in this amazing film from General Motors. » 2/19/14 2:59pm 2/19/14 2:59pm

OnStar 'eNav' GPS Is Worse Than Asking Some Rando For Directions

I recently got to experience the OnStar-based eNav "GPS lite" that GM offers to customers too cheap to order the proper map-based navigation. Those people may have saved a few bucks at the dealership, but they're going to pay for the duration of their vehicle ownership with pain and suffering. » 2/13/14 3:31pm 2/13/14 3:31pm

2015 Ford F-150 Could Mean Major Tow Rating Revision For Pickups

The Big Three have been in something of a Mexican standoff regarding pickup tow ratings since the SAE started developing a "standard" in 2009— nobody wants to conform first. Now Ford has taken the initiative with a promise to adhere with the 2015 F-150, which could be the catalyst to standardize towing capacity claims. » 2/11/14 1:37pm 2/11/14 1:37pm

Actually, Mary Barra Will Make A Lot More Than Her Predecessor

Apparently responding to last week's criticism that General Motors CEO Mary Barra will make less than half what her predecessor Dan Akerson made, GM today released the details of Barra's compensation about two months early. Turns out she'll do a lot better than Akerson did. » 2/10/14 4:00pm 2/10/14 4:00pm

Mary Barra: Most Powerful Woman In Business, Gets Paid Less Than A Man

GM CEO Mary Barra has only been on the job about a month, but she's had a good run so far. She sat next to Michelle Obama at the State of the Union address and was even named the most powerful woman in business by Fortune magazine today. Does that make her feel better about getting paid less than her male predecessor? » 2/06/14 12:00pm 2/06/14 12:00pm

GM CEO Mary Barra To Sit With Michelle Obama At The State Of The Union

You know you've arrived not only when you get invited to the State of the Union address, but when you're asked to sit next to the first lady herself. That's where General Motors' new CEO, Mary Barra, will be sitting tonight. » 1/28/14 12:00pm 1/28/14 12:00pm

The New Corvette Stingray Will Come With Built-In Instant Replay

You can brag to your friends about the amazing weekend you had at the track all you want, but without a witness, you might as well be boasting about that monstrous fish that got away. So for the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, GM is including what it calls its Performance Data Recorder which overlays telemetry,… » 1/05/14 11:03pm 1/05/14 11:03pm

Domestic Truck Sales Roundup: It's Good To Be Ford

With the introduction of GM's redesigned full-sized pickups and the last year before the 2015 Ford F-150 drops, 2013 was significant for truck sales. Here's a look at how the Big Three did in December and 2013. » 1/03/14 4:21pm 1/03/14 4:21pm

GM Seeks To Murder Tesla With The Next Chevy Volt

It's fair to say that in spite of its impressive technology, the Chevrolet Volt hasn't exactly set the world on fire. But General Motors says they'll get it right with the next Volt and another electric car in the pipeline, which have one goal: to break Tesla Motors once and for all. » 12/18/13 3:13pm 12/18/13 3:13pm