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2014 GMCs, Chevys, Buicks to Get Complimentary Maintenance Plan

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Volkswagen and Toyota will soon be joined by Chevrolet, GMC, and Buick when it comes to offering complimentary maintenance plans. All eligible 2014-model-year Chevrolets, GMCs, and Buicks will be covered by two years or 24,000 miles of complimentary maintenance. The program covers up to four service visits in a 24-month period, and GM says it is ...

J.D. Power Announces 2013 APEAL Study Results

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J.D. Power is most famous for its annual quality awards, but the marketing firm also conducts a study called APEAL (Automotive Performance, Execution, and Layout), which measures owner satisfaction in terms of vehicle design and performance. The results of this study are out for 2013, and the big winner is the Volkswagen Group, whose Porsche ...

GM Sales Led by Chevrolet Silverado, Cruze, Equinox; Up 3.1 Percent

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General Motors has reported its May 2013 sales, and the numbers paint a rosy picture for the Detroit, Michigan-based automaker. GM sold a total of 252,894 vehicles last month from its Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, and GMC brands, representing a year-over-year increase of just 3.1 percent. Year-to-date sales for 2013 now total 1,155,503. Winners: Chevrolet Silverado/GMC Sierra ...

J.D. Power Releases 2013 Survey Results

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J.D. Power announced the results of its annual Initial Quality Survey (IQS) for 2013. Big winners include General Motors, which racked up eight individual model wins, and Porsche, which led all automakers with 80 problems per 100 vehicles (PP100). Although it may seem that industry quality is down as a whole because of an increase in ...

Chevrolet Volt, Sonic, Cruze, and Spark Post Record Sales in August

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While sales superstars like the Chevrolet Volt stand out in General Motors’ August sales report, the same can’t be said for full-size SUVs like the GMC Yukon and Chevrolet Traverse. For the month of August, the Chevrolet Volt, Sonic, Cruze, and Spark all posted record sales. The Chevrolet Volt may finally be getting traction in the ...

GM June 2012 Sales Rise 15.5 Percent, Highest Month Since September 2008

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General Motors enjoyed its strongest sales month since September 2008, with a 15.5-percent year-over-year gain pushing the automaker to a total of 248,750 vehicles sold last month. The automaker says its sales boom, buoyed by all four brands posting double-digit gains, was due in part to the increased availability of credit; GM offered strong incentive ...

GM To Repurchase 200 Million Shares From U.S. Treasury

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General Motors announced that it will start to buy 200 million shares currently owned by the U.S. Treasury. The move is part of the government’s efforts to shed all its holdings in GM over the next 12 to 15 months. In 2009, the U.S. Treasury purchased 500 million shares of GM as part of its ...

Thread of the Day: 2014 Chevrolet Impala or 2013 Buick LaCrosse?

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In our recent 2014 Chevrolet Impala First Drive, Frank Markus found the large front-drive sedan to be “big, strong, smooth, and stylish,” much like family sedans of the 1960s. The 2014 Impala impressed with its quiet interior and surprisingly good handling, which makes us wonder whether the new Impala will make prove trouble for the ...

CAW Tentatively Strikes Deal With Ford; GM, Chrysler Not Out of the Water Yet

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As of last night, the labor contracts between the Canadian Auto Wokers union and Ford, General Motors, and Chrysler expired. Ford and the CAW have tentatively struck a new deal, but GM and Chrysler have yet to come to an agreement with the union. Ford is currently in the best shape – as of yesterday afternoon, ...

Chevrolet Cruze and Silverado are GM’s Best-Sellers; GM Sales Up To 195,764 Units

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Thanks to all of its brands being up, General Motors saw its sales rise 4.7 percent year-over-year to 195,764 units in October 2012. Interestingly, the two mass-market brands Chevrolet and GMC both stayed relatively flat – the former rising 2.7 percent to 135,305 units and the latter rising 6.2 percent to 33,570 – while both of ...