GM Knew Of Its Other Ignition Switch Problem For 10 Years

At the end of June, General Motors recalled 6.73 million cars for ignition switch problems. No, not the Cobalts and Ions; different cars, primarily midsize sedans like the Oldsmobile Alero and Pontiac Grand Prix. And last night, the automaker disclosed it has known about those ignition problems since 2003. » 7/19/14 4:00pm 7/19/14 4:00pm

Does This Mean We're Getting A New Diesel Tahoe And (Or) Suburban?

Since we heard a diesel Cadillac Escalade might be in the pipeline, folks have been sniffing around for clues as to wether we might get an oil-burning Tahoe or Suburban. Motor Authority's Joel Feder noticed this sticker under the hood of a Tahoe, which opens a little more opportunity for speculation. » 7/17/14 12:09pm 7/17/14 12:09pm

GM Will Pay All Ignition Switch Claims Out Of Its Own Pocket

We've been fairly hard on GM about everything concerning their recall that killed at least 13 people, but hey, the company made cars that were directly responsible for the deaths of at least 13 people. But they have made some good moves, and now they're adding their settlement structure to that list. » 7/09/14 4:06pm 7/09/14 4:06pm

GM Finally Found Some Vehicles It Refuses To Recall

GM has recalled basically every single car it has ever made over the past six months, going all the way back to its founding as the General Officers Corps of the Papal States Cymbal Works in 1542. That's 54 recalls totaling 25.7 million vehicles, for those keeping score. Except for these, which can encounter… » 7/08/14 5:38pm 7/08/14 5:38pm

'Most Patriotic Brand' In America Is An Automaker, Guess Which One

Marketing company Brand Keys surveys thousands of people every year, to rate companies on 35 different "values." One of those is "patriotism," not in terms of where the a company actually makes things or employs people, but purely how "American" they appear in public perception. Only two automakers made the top 25. » 7/04/14 4:00pm 7/04/14 4:00pm

Is My Car Recalled? Our Massive Chart Shows Every GM Recall This Year

As we've been reporting on all these GM recalls, we realized that how difficult it is to really picture the sheer volume of what's going on. So far, there hasn't really been one good comprehensive place to see all the recalls at once, to get a feel of just how massive this whole thing is and explain what is recalled… » 7/02/14 3:18pm 7/02/14 3:18pm

GM Somehow Posts Best Sales Since 2007

Remember that time that GM recalled every single car in the world because faulty ignition switches killed a bunch of people and past experience said that they would suffer, at least somewhat, in the sales figures? It turns out that nobody remembered that time, because GM just posted its best June sales since 2007. » 7/01/14 10:11am 7/01/14 10:11am