Bob Lutz Talks Future GM Vehicles, Powertrains

Following GM's morning expectations-management conference, product czar "Maximum" Bob Lutz answered questions about how the future of GM vehicles would be impacted by the announcements. In particular, we were wondering how the General planned to respond to Ford's Eco-Boost turbo four (and in what form that response… » 7/15/08 11:20am 7/15/08 11:20am

Honda Ridgeline The GM Truck Of The Future?

After disclosing yesterday that the GMT900 full-size truck/SUV platform will likely last beyond its original 2012 expiration date, a new report says that future trucks may appear on the Lambda platform. Using Lambda, the foundation for current GM SUVs such as the GMC Acadia and Buick Enclave, would mark a shift away… » 6/20/08 9:20am 6/20/08 9:20am

Hummer Up For Sale, Four Truck Plants Gone?

The times, they are a changin', and this week GM Chairman and Chieftain Rick Wagoner seems to have noticed. Wagoner announced a "strategic review of our Hummer brand," yesterday. Translation: "Anyone want to buy Hummer? Anyone? C'mon...cheap! Cerberus, I'm lookin' at you." Also included in the statement was news that… » 6/03/08 8:53am 6/03/08 8:53am