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…

Pontiac Rear-Wheel-Drive Excitement On Hold

There was some speculation floating around which opined the future of Pontiac would be an all rear-wheel-drive one. Exciting as that may be, those rumors have been quashed. Despite the introduction of the RWD Pontiac Solstice » 8/26/08 11:40am 8/26/08 11:40am, and pending , the market shift toward fuel economy is forcing GM to keep wrong-wheel-drive…

Why Aren't All Small Cars Selling?

With media outlets (including this one) constantly screaming "OMG STFU GAS PRICES!" you'd think there would be a small car revolution, balancing out the drop in truck sales. But Automotive News reported today that, though cars like the Civic and Yaris are improving sales numbers, products like the Chevrolet Aveo, Pontiac … » 6/23/08 11:40am 6/23/08 11:40am