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

GM Now Thinks Recall Will Cost At Least $1.3 Billion

The cost of the vast GM ignition switch recall got much bigger today as the company said it now expects to take a $1.3 billion charge in the first quarter of 2014, up from the $750 million it previously reported. » 4/10/14 2:21pm 4/10/14 2:21pm

Chevy Silverado HD High Country Brings More Bling To Work Trucks

To the surprise of nobody GM's introducing a High Country luxury trim variant for the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HDand 3500HD pickups. The gas, CNG, and Duramax diesel will all be available with the saddle brown leather and banjo bangin' Bose stereo I came to like in Chevy's top-tier pickup. » 4/09/14 1:38pm 4/09/14 1:38pm

NHTSA To GM: All Your Excuses Are Bullshit

In the ongoing recall investigation, GM has been ordered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to pay a $28,000 fine over the timeliness of addressing the ignition switch defect in more than 1 million cars. » 4/08/14 5:32pm 4/08/14 5:32pm

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

Watch Saturday Night Live Perfectly Tear Into GM CEO's Testimony

If there's one thing we learned from GM CEO Mary Barra's Congressional testimony this week over her company's recall malfeasance over the past decade, it's that GM Is Still Investigating. And that's about it. Saturday Night Live was spot-on about that last night in its cold opening. » 4/06/14 12:03pm 4/06/14 12:03pm

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

It's Slightly Easier To Find Stolen Cars In Detroit If You Have OnStar

A little bit of good news from GM, which is harder to come by lately. The automaker's OnStar division is partnering with the Detroit Police Department to make it easier to track down stolen cars with the service. Great news for that narrow population of people that actually have it! » 4/03/14 2:23pm 4/03/14 2:23pm

GM's Sales Were Actually Up Last Month, Proving Discounts > Recalls

March was a terrible month for GM in all ways but the most important one: Selling new cars. Even though there was a computer glitch this morning, the company was able to report this afternoon sales of new cars and trucks were up 4 percent in March. » 4/01/14 7:00pm 4/01/14 7:00pm

How Is GM CEO Mary Barra's Congressional Hearing Going?

GM recently recalled millions of vehicles for an issue that killed at least a dozen people, and probably more. Company CEO GM Mary Barra is still responding to questions and giving testimony to Congress in response to their investigation into her company's failure to fix the problem, and we want to know what you think. » 4/01/14 3:33pm 4/01/14 3:33pm

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

GM Recalls 1.3 Million More Cars, Expects To Take $750 Million Hit

In another blow for General Motors, the company announced this afternoon it's issuing a recall for 1.3 million cars sold in the U.S. over an electric power steering problem. And yes, some Chevy Cobalts and Saturn Ions are subject to this recall as well as the huge ignition recall. » 3/31/14 4:37pm 3/31/14 4:37pm