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GM CEO Dan Akerson (left) and PSA Peugeot Citroen CEO Philippe Varin

GM Mulls Deeper Ties With PSA Peugeot Citroen, Could Form Joint Venture: Report

In March of this year General Motors made the surprise move of forming an alliance with PSA Peugeot Citroen by purchasing seven percent of the French automaker’s stock. The original deal was structured around two main pillars: the sharing of vehicle platforms, components and modules; and... read more

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GM working on car-to-car and car-to-object communications technology

GM Participating In U.S. Car-To-Car Communications Trial

Coinciding with a similar program being run in Germany, the U.S. Department of Transportation is about to start a trial of technology relying on car-to-car and car-to-object... read more August 21, 2012 by


 
2006 Saab 9-7x

Buick Rainier And Saab 9-7X Recalled

General Motors has announced a wide-ranging recall on certain SUV models from the 2006 and 2007 model years. The vehicles affected by the recall include the Chevrolet... read more August 20, 2012 by


 
GM CEO Dan Akerson and his 1958 Chevrolet Corvette that will be sold for charity

GM CEO’s Personal 1958 Chevy Corvette To Be Auctioned For Charity

A 1958 Chevrolet Corvette finished in Regal Turquoise will be auctioned off for charity, with all proceeds going to aid Habitat for Humanity Detroit, a nonprofit organization... read more August 17, 2012 by


 
Spyker's propeller logo.

Spyker Suing General Motors For $3 Billion Over Saab Bankruptcy

Spyker N.V has announced the filing of a $3 billion lawsuit against General Motors, alleging that it deliberately forced Spyker-owned Saab into bankruptcy by blocking a... read more August 6, 2012 by


 
2013 Opel Adam

Opel Loses New Design Boss

Just two weeks after Opel CEO Karl-Friedrich Stracke announced his resignation from the top job, David Lyon, Opel’s recently appointed head designer has reportedly... read more July 31, 2012 by


 
GM working on vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-X communications systems

GM Working On Cars That Use Smartphone Signals To Detect Pedestrians

Several automakers have introduced advanced technology in their cars that can read the road ahead and anticipate whether a vehicle in front is slowing down or a pedestrian or... read more July 26, 2012 by


 
2013 Opel Adam

Opel Appoints New Interim Chief

Opel has announced that Thomas Sedran, one of the struggling automaker’s strategy heads and chief of operations, will serve as interim chairman until a permanent... read more July 18, 2012 by


 
OnStar partners with RelayRides on peer-to-peer car rentals

OnStar Partners With RelayRides On Peer-To-Peer Car Sharing: Video

It’s no secret that, aside from high-dollar collector models, cars are a depreciating asset. Worse, you’re paying for your car even when you’re not using... read more July 17, 2012 by


 
2013 Opel Adam

Opel Boss Steps Down Amid Rising Concerns In Europe

This year Opel turns 150, but the company has very little to celebrate, with news emerging overnight that Karl-Friedrich Stracke, president of General Motors Europe and the... read more July 13, 2012 by


 
BMW headquarters

BMW, GM End Cooperative Talks On Fuel Cell Development

Earlier this week we brought you a report that BMW and Toyota were entering into a cooperative agreement on hybrid system and fuel cell technology. It comes as no surprise... read more June 27, 2012 by


 
BMW ActiveHybrid

BMW Committed To Hybrid Deal Despite PSA And GM Alliance

In 2010 BMW and France’s PSA Peugeot Citroen signed a deal to expand their already successful powertrain cooperation to include hybrid component development for... read more June 22, 2012 by


 
GM design chief Ed Welburn presents the 2009 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Concept

Opel Designer Appointed Design Chief Of Buick And Cadillac

As General Motors celebrates the 85th anniversary of its GM Design organization, which today employs more than 1,900 talented designers in 10 advanced studios located around... read more June 19, 2012 by


 
Darren McKeage's Tosa Street Car supercar design

GM-Engined GrabCAD Supercar Set For Production In 2013

Very few people get to design cars for a living, and even fewer of those will pen the next supercar. However, one lucky and particularly talented individual that we know of... read more June 6, 2012 by


 
Design team at Holden

Inside Look At Holden’s Design Center: Video

We recently ran a post detailing some design processes utilized by the Buick team when penning new models. Today, another General Motors subsidiary, Holden, is in the... read more May 15, 2012 by


 
2014 Chevrolet Impala

Cadillac's CUE Likely To Migrate To Other GM Products

CUE, short for Cadillac User Experience, is GM’s high end infotainment system, scheduled to debut in the upcoming Cadillac XTS sedan. After learning from mistakes made... read more May 4, 2012 by


 
 

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