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Rumors Video Roundup: Audi A3 Tease, Cherokee Hits the Rocks, Viper Sets Record

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John Varvatos Unboxes Chrysler 300 Detroit-born fashion designer John Varvatos takes delivery of 0001 of 2000 of his namesake limited-edition Chrysler 300 in this video. 2013 Buick Encore More Nimble Than Dinosaurs Dinosaurs staring in the Buick Encore’s first TV commercial show how nimble the compact crossover is compared to traditionally large luxury cars – like those ...

Treasury Selling More GM Stock, Cadillac Plans China Plant

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The U.S. Treasury announced plans to sell more of its remaining stock in General Motors, as the government seeks to divest itself of shares purchased during the auto industry bailout of 2009. In today’s announcement, the Treasury says it will publicly sell the 241.7 million shares it still holds in GM. That comes after earlier reports ...

GM April 2013 Sales Rise 11 Percent

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General Motors posted an 11.4-percent sales gain in April, selling 237,646 vehicles. All four of the GM brands saw car sales increase last month compared to April 2012. Winner: Chevrolet Silverado — 39,395 sales, up 28.1 percent Even though buyers know that the all-new 2014 Chevrolet Silverado goes on sale later this year, they still snapped up ...

Recall Central: Toyota FJ Cruiser Headlights, Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Seatbelts

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2007-2013 Toyota FJ Cruiser The Problem: Models equipped with the optional Toyota Auxiliary Driving Lamp kit are brighter than allowed by federal law. Because of the way the 55-watt, add-on driving lights are angled, they are too bright when combined with the output from the FJ Cruiser’s factory headlights. That could dazzle oncoming drivers, potentially causing ...

GM Suggests Shorter Oil Change Schedules for 779,000 Cars

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General Motors is revising in-car oil change warnings for 778,956 vehicles. The change affects vehicles sold with the company’s 2.4-liter I-4, including the 2010-2012 Chevrolet Equinox, GMC Terrain, Buick Regal, and Buick LaCrosse models. Late last year, GM decided to update the software to shorten oil change interval warnings after noticing warranty claims for worn-out chains ...

GM March Sales Up 6.4 Percent Despite Model Changeovers

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Model changeovers were the name of the game for General Motors’ March 2013 sales results. While the company was up 6.4 percent over last March, a number of the company’s flagship models saw big percentage drops due to changeovers to all-new models. GM’s March sales totaled 245,950 and all four of the automaker’s brands were ...

Cocktail Chatter: March 29, 2013

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What cocktails go best with all this car chatter? Automobilemag.com is here to help with weekly recipes. Remember, this is for talking about cars, not driving — always designate a driver. With just having gotten through the hustle and bustle of the New York auto show, we’re drinking The Rumble, which is from the West ...

GM Adds 5 Years of Free Onstar Remotelink Service to 2014 Vehicles

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Want to lock, unlock, or start your new General Motors car from your smartphone? There’s an app for that. Actually, there has been for some time now, but GM announced today it will include that functionality – dubbed OnStar Remotelink Key Fob – free for five years with most new 2014 Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, and ...

2006-2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer, GMC Envoy, Other GMT 360 SUVs Recalled for Electrical Short

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193,652 2006 and 2007 model year General Motors SUVs are being recalled for a short in the driver’s side electrical panel module caused by a potential water leak in the driver’s side door. The recall affects the Chevrolet Trailblazer, GMC Envoy, and related GMT 360 SUV models Buick Rainier, Saab 9-7x and Isuzu Ascender. Owners of ...

GM June Sales Up 6.5 Percent Thanks to Cruze, Silverado

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General Motors sold 264,843 vehicles in the U.S. in June 2013, representing its highest monthly sales numbers since September 2008. This result is a 6.5 percent increase over June of last year. Year-to-date sales now total 1,420,346, up eight percent from last year. Winner: Chevrolet Cruze – 32,871 sales, up 73.2 percent The Cruze had a huge ...
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