General Motors http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53596/more en A Place to Store, Track Your Classic http://wardsauto.com/blog/place-store-track-your-classic <div class="node-body blog-body">Construction of the M1 Concourse, a collection of private garages and a handling track, is under way in suburban Detroit, and the first 80 units are expected to be ready for owners by next spring.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/road-ahead">Road Ahead</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/place-store-track-your-classic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/place-store-track-your-classic#comments Blog Auto Makers Dealers Sales & Marketing North America North America - Regional U.S. General Motors Restructuring Vehicles in Operation Vehicles & Technology Brad Oleshansky handling track M1 Concourse Michigan Pontiac RACER trust Rapid Motor Vehicle Road Ahead Fri, 26 Jun 2015 11:02:00 +0000 1304711 at http://wardsauto.com M1 Concourse Groundbreaking in Pontiac, MI http://wardsauto.com/north-america/m1-concourse-groundbreaking-pontiac-mi <div class="node-body gallery-body">Is there a more appropriate way to revitalize an abandoned, weed-infested slab of concrete than by cleaning it all up and building a 1.5-mile (2.4-km) performance track to host a high-speed parade of Corvettes, Ferraris, Hellcats, Porsches and exotics of various vintage?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-america/m1-concourse-groundbreaking-pontiac-mi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-america/m1-concourse-groundbreaking-pontiac-mi#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Sales & Marketing North America North America - Regional U.S. General Motors Restructuring Vehicles in Operation Vehicles & Technology Fri, 26 Jun 2015 11:01:00 +0000 1304801 at http://wardsauto.com Duramax Seeks Tow-Hold Among Compact Trucks http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/duramax-seeks-tow-hold-among-compact-trucks <div class="node-body article-body">Block, head, pistons, connecting rods and crankshaft are among carry-over parts on 2.8L diesel slated for Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon, but unique features include an exhaust brake and torque converter with vibration-absorbing qualities.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/duramax-seeks-tow-hold-among-compact-trucks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/duramax-seeks-tow-hold-among-compact-trucks#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Asia Pacific - Regional North America - Regional U.S. Thailand Chevrolet Denso GMC Emissions Engine Fuel Economy Product Development centrifugal pendulum absorber Chevy Colorado CPA Diesel Duramax turbodiesel GM Thailand GMC Canyon Honeywell Nemak Rayong Scott Yackley SCR Tupy Wentzville Thu, 25 Jun 2015 09:56:00 +0000 1303111 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Duramax 2.8L 4-cyl. churns out 369 lb.-ft. (500 Nm) of twist at 2,000 rpm, trouncing 3.6L gasoline V-6.</strong></p> Redesigned ’16 Chevy Cruze Geared for Global Stage http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/redesigned-16-chevy-cruze-geared-global-stage <div class="node-body article-body">“We’ve optimized Chevrolet on a global scale,” GM North America President Alan Batey tells WardsAuto. “This is a demonstration of that.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/redesigned-16-chevy-cruze-geared-global-stage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/redesigned-16-chevy-cruze-geared-global-stage#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Chevrolet Exterior Future Products Gasoline Interior Turbocharger Wed, 24 Jun 2015 23:30:00 +0000 1303031 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&rsquo;16 Chevy Cruze bows in Detroit.</strong></p> GM’s Batey Says ‘Quality’ Share Barometer of Chevy’s Success http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/gm-s-batey-says-quality-share-barometer-chevy-s-success <div class="node-body article-body">GM’s volume brand at the end of May controlled 12.5% of the U.S. market, up a tick from 12.4% in the same period last year and good for No.2 behind Ford, according to WardsAuto data.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/gm-s-batey-says-quality-share-barometer-chevy-s-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/gm-s-batey-says-quality-share-barometer-chevy-s-success#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Chevrolet Restructuring Sales Results Wed, 24 Jun 2015 18:15:00 +0000 1303961 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Batey introduces Chevy Camaro Convertible.</strong></p> GM Drops Top on ’16 Chevy Camaro http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/gm-drops-top-16-chevy-camaro <div class="node-body article-body">The convertible will feature a number of items the automaker considers segment-exclusive, including a fully automated roof with latches that automatically release and secure the top.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/gm-drops-top-16-chevy-camaro" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/gm-drops-top-16-chevy-camaro#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Chevrolet Future Products Wed, 24 Jun 2015 12:30:00 +0000 1301681 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&rsquo;16 Chevrolet Camaro convertible.</strong></p> GM’s Clegg Says Wage Gap Just One Item of UAW Talks http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/gm-s-clegg-says-wage-gap-just-one-item-uaw-talks <div class="node-body article-body">The executive speaks after announcing a $245 million investment to prepare its Orion Twp., MI, assembly plant for a yet-to-be-named product. WardsAuto forecasts a small Cadillac CUV.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/gm-s-clegg-says-wage-gap-just-one-item-uaw-talks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/gm-s-clegg-says-wage-gap-just-one-item-uaw-talks#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Buick Cadillac Chevrolet Capacity Utilization Component Future Products Labor & Human Resources Restructuring United Auto Workers (UAW) Vehicle Assembly Mon, 22 Jun 2015 17:02:00 +0000 1302331 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Clegg confident of successful UAW talks.</strong></p> UAW’s Williams Critical of Mexico’s Rise; Says Contract Strike Possible http://wardsauto.com/north-america/uaw-s-williams-critical-mexico-s-rise-says-contract-strike-possible <div class="node-body article-body">Successful talks likely will hinge on the 2-tier wage structure put in place at Detroit Three manufacturing plants in 2007.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-america/uaw-s-williams-critical-mexico-s-rise-says-contract-strike-possible" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-america/uaw-s-williams-critical-mexico-s-rise-says-contract-strike-possible#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy North America U.S. Chrysler Fiat Ford General Motors Labor & Human Resources United Auto Workers (UAW) Thu, 18 Jun 2015 17:41:00 +0000 1300881 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>UAW President Williams with reporters in Detroit.</strong></p> Kia, Hyundai Surpass Japanese Brands in Initial Quality http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/kia-hyundai-surpass-japanese-brands-initial-quality <div class="node-body article-body">Porsche again leads the closely watched study, which finds voice-recognition systems still the area most perplexing to vehicle owners.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/kia-hyundai-surpass-japanese-brands-initial-quality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/kia-hyundai-surpass-japanese-brands-initial-quality#comments Public Auto Makers Plants & Production Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. AB Volvo BMW Chrysler Ford General Motors Honda Hyundai Mazda Nissan Toyota Volkswagen Plants & Production Voice Activation Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:00:00 +0000 1300021 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Kia&rsquo;s Kwangju plant building Soul best in Asia-Pacific.</strong></p> Russia’s AvtoVAZ Plans $3 Billion Investment http://wardsauto.com/europe/russia-s-avtovaz-plans-3-billion-investment <div class="node-body article-body">Money will be spent to improve manufacturing, increase local content and bring Lada’s Vesta concept to production. Also on tap is a new-gen Chevy Niva with partner GM.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/russia-s-avtovaz-plans-3-billion-investment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/russia-s-avtovaz-plans-3-billion-investment#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Europe Russia Chevrolet Lada Finance Product Development Vehicle Assembly Wed, 17 Jun 2015 09:45:00 +0000 1298851 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>GM-AvtoVAZ said to be going ahead with next-gen Chevy Niva, shown in concept form here.</strong></p>