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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 ...

2014 Mazda 6, 2013 Toyota Avalon Named Ward’s 10 Best Interiors

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WardsAuto has released its 2013 rankings of the 10 best interiors. Seven of the top interiors came from Asian automakers, while the remaining three all came from General Motors and Chrysler. Notably missing from this year’s list are any European automakers – last year, Audi, Land Rover, and Volkswagen all took home honors. However, this year, ...

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 ...

Spied: 2015 GM SUVs

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Our spy photographer managed to catch all three versions of General Motors’ large SUVs out testing together. The 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe/Suburban, GMC Yukon, and Cadillac Escalade SUVs seen here appear to be complete vehicles with production-ready bodywork. GM announced in February 2012 that a stamping plant in Arlington, Texas, would work in tandem with an assembly ...

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 ...

Recall Roundup: 87,000 Toyota Prius and Lexus HS 250h Hybrids

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2010 Toyota Prius and 2010 Lexus HS 250h The Problem: Due to vibration, the brake pressure accumulator could develop a fatigue crack on an internal part. Toyota has yet to disclose what could happen if the accumulator cracks, but has stated that there have been no reported injuries or accidents related to the problem. The Fix: Owners ...

Increased Resale Values Key to Improving Operating Margins, General Motors Says

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Leasing is a potentially profitable business for carmakers, but success is largely determined by high resale residual values, and a lower residual value can cut into company profit margins. General Motors wants to increase leasing as part of its sales mix, and is pinning its strategy squarely on improving the desirability of its models, thus ...

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 ...

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 ...
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