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GM opens advanced battery lab in Michigan

Despite a bankruptcy filing that's barely a week old, General Motors is fighting to preserve its image as a relevant and potent member of the automotive industry. To that end, GM today announced the opening of its Global Battery Systems Lab in Warren, Michigan. The new lab is where GM will do the... read more

June 8, 2009 by
2008 Saturn Astra

Report: Penske most likely to acquire Saturn, announcement expected soon

GM has picked Penske Automotive Group as the buyer for Saturn. Click here for all the details. GM's preparations for bankruptcy means the company is looking to sell as many... read more June 3, 2009 by

2011 Chevrolet Cruze

Holden designing Cruze-based hatch for global markets

From the onset Chevrolet’s new Cruze compact sedan was designed as a global model. Today it’s already on sale in Asia, Europe and Australia and eventually it will... read more June 3, 2009 by

2009 Saturn Redline

GM has 16 suitors for Saturn, no final decision in sight

General Motors is proceeding to the next step with respect to the sale of Saturn, confirming this week that it’s in talks with up to 16 potential buyers and that it... read more June 3, 2009 by

2010 Opel Astra

Opel’s new owner won’t be able to sell cars in U.S. or China

Earlier this week Opel managed to secure a $2.1 billion bridge financing package from the German government to keep itself operating until ownership is transferred from GM to... read more June 2, 2009 by

Meet the new GM...not quite the same as the old GM

GM appoints Detroit turnaround expert Al Koch to oversee bad assets

In times of trouble, companies need a solid leader to help turn their fortunes around. You only need to look at what Fiat has achieved in the past few years with Sergio... read more June 2, 2009 by

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Official: GM files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

General Motors today announced that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy following an agreement reached with the U.S. Treasury and the governments of Canada and Ontario to... read more June 1, 2009 by

2008 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid

Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid gets the axe

While most automakers are scrambling to add hybrids and other alternatively-fueled models to their lineups, General Motors is getting rid of a couple of struggling hybrids... read more June 1, 2009 by

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U.S. government pledges $30 billion in GM bankruptcy financing

It's been expected for a long time but it finally appears as though General Motors’ bankruptcy is upon us, and with it the federal government is set to bring the... read more June 1, 2009 by

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Report: GM may announce Hummer sale tomorrow

General Motors confirmed the sale of its Hummer brand last August and followed up the announcement with the release of an official document for potential buyers just one... read more May 31, 2009 by

Chevy Spark concept

GM reveals plan to build new small car at idled assembly plant in U.S.

In an atypically cryptic press release, General Motors today announced that it will be building a new small car at an unnamed idled UAW-staffed assembly plant here in the... read more May 29, 2009 by

1963 Harley Earl Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

Harley Earl's personal 1963 Corvette for sale by Mecum Auctions

Harley Earl, the father of the Corvette and so many other seminal General Motors classics, was a pioneer in the field of automotive design. His personal 1963 Corvette... read more May 29, 2009 by

2009 Opel Insignia

Fiat skips Opel talks, Chrysler deal to be finalized today

The future of General Motors’ European division Opel will soon be a lot clearer as a buyer for the brand is expected to be announced within the next week. Up until now... read more May 29, 2009 by

Mark Stielow  LS9-powered 1969 Chevrolet Camaro

GM engineer drops Corvette ZR1 supercharged LS9 into '69 Chevrolet Camaro

For many auto enthusiasts, the golden age of automotive styling was during 1960s, when designers had virtual free reign on their designs and didn't have to worry about... read more May 29, 2009 by

Bob Lutz

Bob Lutz: GM won't abandon sports cars, pickups and SUVs

General Motors' vice-chairman Bob Lutz has revealed what the future holds for the struggling carmaker, reassuring the press that despite an impending bankruptcy the firm will... read more May 29, 2009 by

Meet the new GM...not quite the same as the old GM

GM bondholders agree to take 25% of new company, U.S. Treasury gets 72.5% ownership

As General Motors prepares for a bankruptcy announcement on June 1, the U.S. Treasury is helping to pave the way by releasing a new deal that leaves GM's bondholders with 25%... read more May 28, 2009 by


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