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General Motors Makes Investment for 2015 Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon

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General Motors is investing $133 million into its Wentzville, Missouri assembly and stamping plant this week. The additional investment will create or retain 55 jobs and will help the facility prepare to build the upcoming 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and 2015 GMC Canyon midsize pickups. The new investment will go toward the addition of a third stamping ...

Toyota, GM, Ford, Ram Argue Over Tow Ratings

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Toyota isn’t too happy with GM, Ford, or Ram. The automakers have been going back and forth for years determining an SAE-standardized test for their trucks’ tow ratings, and while Toyota is using the numbers with the refreshed Tundra, the Detroit Three aren’t playing ball, reports Automotive News. The standardized SAE testing procedure, named J2807, is ...

2014 Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra Pricing, Power Announced

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General Motors officially unwrapped the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and 2014 GMC Sierra full-size pickups back in December, but shied away from talking numbers when it came to power, fuel consumption, or pricing. That’s no longer the case, as the General began to feed us some firm specifications earlier this morning. Let’s start with powertrain. As we ...

Recall Central: Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra, Honda Accord, Honda Fit

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2014 Chevrolet Silverado, 2014 GMC Sierra The Problem: The passenger airbag in crew cab models of the trucks may not inflate in a crash, potentially causing more injuries to the passenger. General Motors says it doesn’t have any reports of crashes or injuries resulting from this problem, however. The Fix: GM will inspect affected 2014 Chevrolet Silverado ...

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 ...

General Motors Full-Size Trucks To Be On Ongoing Lightening Program

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After years of small, incremental changes to full-size trucks, the segment is suddenly white-hot with competitive fervor, with each of the Detroit Three trying to one-up their cross-town rivals. Despite just now rolling into showrooms from coast-to-coast, the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra trucks are already feeling the pressure to improve fuel economy from ...

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 ...

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 ...
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