• 1990 Geo Prizm GSi

    I've been really fixated on Cadillacs as Guilty Pleasure cars these days, and I considered going with the Cimarron d'Oro--or even an $85 1:43 scale diecast bustle-back Seville toy--for today's GP honoree. However, thoughts of the way that GM managed to pass its bad-management virus to Toyota got me to thinking that perhaps NUMMI was the vector by which this virus hopped the ocean… and then my thoughts turned to the very small number of interesting vehicles to come out of the GM-Toyota partnership in Northern California. The Corolla GT-S FX16, of course, but there's no guilt whatsoever...

  • 2009 Pontiac Vibe
    GM ends 25-year NUMMI partnership with Toyota

    General Motors has confirmed that it will dump its ownership stake in the New United Motor Manufacturing Inc. (NUMMI) joint venture that it established with Toyota more than 25 years ago. Located in Fremont, California, the NUMMI plant was last responsible for versions of the Toyota Corolla and...

  • 2010 Toyota Prius
    Toyota-GM hybrid partnership rumors stir again

    Just ten days ago, General Motors denied a story that it was planning to license Toyota's hybrid Synergy Drive system, but today a new report has broken claiming Toyota could offer GM the Prius hybrid, to be re-branded as a GM product. Aside from being completely off the wall, the report doesn't...

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    GM denies any plans to license Toyota's hybrid Synergy Drive system

    Earlier this week news broke that General Motors would in fact be discontinuing the Pontiac Vibe, built alongside the Toyota Matrix at the California New United Motor Manufacturing Inc. (NUMMI) the two carmakers share. Since then, speculation as to what sort of joint GM-Toyota project might emerge...

  • 2009 Pontiac Vibe
    GM in talks with Toyota to source replacement for Pontiac Vibe

    General Motors revealed in its latest viability plan that it will cut more than 21,000 jobs and reduce its total number of assembly, powertrain, and stamping plants in the U.S. from 47 last year to just 31 by 2012, but the company is still in talks with Toyota about sourcing a new model to replace...

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