2009 Pontiac G8 GXP

GM to drop Pontiac by 2010, trade majority stake to U.S. Treasury

It’s official. Pontiac will be phased out from General Motors’ portfolio by 2010 as revealed today in the carmaker’s updated Viability Plan, designed to speed the restructuring of its operations in the U.S. into a leaner, more customer-focused, and more cost-competitive unit. The... read more

April 27, 2009 by
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Obama's task force orders GM to convert all of its debt to equity

The U.S. government may soon become a substantial shareholder in General Motors if a new plan to convert all of GM's debt to equity goes forward. On Friday, President Obama's... read more April 20, 2009 by

Corvette Racing GT1

Last hurrah for Corvette GT1 race car

This Saturday at Long Beach, Corvette Racing will mark the end of an era with the final U.S. appearance by the Corvette C6.Rs in the GT1 category for the American Le Mans... read more April 17, 2009 by

2010 GMC Terrain

GM says Pontiac and GMC are safe, updated restructuring plan coming tomorrow

General Motors is currently seeking a buyer for Hummer, is looking to sell a stake in Opel, plans to cut its ties with Saab, and is open to almost anything with Saturn, but... read more April 16, 2009 by

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Bondholders consider increased debt-for-equity-swap as GM bankruptcy looms

GM's decline over the course of this year wasn't enough to convince bondholders and the UAW to grant any concessions, but recent reports that the carmaker was in... read more April 15, 2009 by

2009 Holden Commodore SS-V

Expert predicts next GM subsidiary to fall will be Holden

The continuing downfall of General Motors in recent months has led to some serious scrambling at the carmaker’s subsidiary brands as each struggles to keep its head... read more April 14, 2009 by

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Docherty: Pontiac decision may have to wait until next year

As General Motors prepares for its June 1 bankruptcy-or-viability deadline, the decision on what to do with Pontiac is sitting on the back burner. In fact, dealers may have... read more April 13, 2009 by

2009 Cadillac STS

Cadillac exec confirms sub-CTS model and STS/DTS replacement

In late 2007 Cadillac general manager Jim Taylor revealed that the current STS and DTS models would be dropped at the end of their respective product cycles in favor of a... read more April 10, 2009 by

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Opel's next-gen Zafira previewed in new sketch

Future may be the F-word at General Motors' Opel, Vauxhall and Saturn brands, but that's not stopping development work from continuing on core vehicles like the Zafira... read more April 10, 2009 by

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Report: NHTSA pulls the plug on part of GM's plan to auction Heritage cars at Barrett-Jackson

General Motors’ cash struggles are widely known by now, but the Detroit carmaker's accountants had found a creative way to produce some income - auctioning off more... read more April 10, 2009 by

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GM preparing for bankruptcy

General Motors is reportedly preparing for the worst, with work under way to get the company ready for a possible bankruptcy. Earlier on this month, it was mentioned that a... read more April 10, 2009 by

Chevrolet Volt

Volt won't get DOE funds until GM passes government viability tests

There are many layers to the deal General Motors has had to accept from Washington. In addition to having 60 days - now down to 51 - to turn things around or face bankruptcy... read more April 9, 2009 by

2010 Buick LaCrosse

New Buick LaCrosse priced from $27,835 in U.S.

Buick today announced pricing for its 2010 LaCrosse luxury sedan, which will arrive in showrooms in the middle year with a starting price of $27,835 for the base CX model... read more April 8, 2009 by

GM direct-injection

GM offers more direct-injected models in U.S. than any other automaker

GM is understandably proud of its direct-injection system that helps its vehicles be more frugal while churning out extra power, and according to the company it’s now... read more April 8, 2009 by

2010 Volkswagen Golf GTI

VW poised to overtake GM in vehicle production

General Motors has already been taken over by Toyota as the world's biggest automaker, but the latest reports are predicting that the struggling Detroit giant is set to fall... read more April 7, 2009 by

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GM teams up with Segway for new personal mobility vehicle

Just days out from the New York Auto Show, General Motors, together with Segway, has unveiled a new type of vehicle that could change the way we move around in cities... read more April 7, 2009 by


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