General Motors http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53596/more en Harry Wilson’s Money Grab http://wardsauto.com/blog/harry-wilson-s-money-grab <div class="node-body blog-body">Singling out shareholders for a big payday is not being fair or responsible. The “old GM” spent billions buying back shares and kept doing so almost until it went bankrupt. Look how well that worked. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/final-inspection">Final Inspection</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/harry-wilson-s-money-grab" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/harry-wilson-s-money-grab#comments Blog Auto Makers Management & Strategy Dealers North America U.S. General Motors Finance Restructuring Final Inspection Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:33:00 +0000 1233561 at http://wardsauto.com 2015 Models: Cadillac http://wardsauto.com/2015/2015-models-cadillac <div class="node-body gallery-body">Highlights of 2015 Cadillac Models</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/2015/2015-models-cadillac" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/2015/2015-models-cadillac#comments Public News & Analysis 2015 U.S. Cadillac Vehicles & Technology 2015 Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:39:00 +0000 1122511 at http://wardsauto.com GM’s Fuel-Sipping Beast http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/gm-s-fuel-sipping-beast <div class="field-deck"> Story Behind 2015 10 Best Engines </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The classic image of a V-8 is big and thirsty. Engineers set out to dispel that notion by making the small-block Gen V engines extremely efficient. Along the way, some dynamometers also got toasted.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/gm-s-fuel-sipping-beast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/gm-s-fuel-sipping-beast#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Chevrolet Gasoline Story Behind 2015 10 Best Engines Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:56:00 +0000 1231741 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>The OHV LT1 is much smaller and lighter than DOHC V-8s with comparable output.</strong></p> Corvette Z06 Tutorial: Know Your Limits http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/corvette-z06-tutorial-know-your-limits <div class="field-deck"> <font color="#800517">Test Drive </font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The 650-hp super car is capable of sprinting to 60 mph (97 km/h) in 2.9 seconds and traversing a quarter-mile (0.4 km) in less than 11 seconds. If you don’t know your limitations as a driver, or passenger, the Z06 will.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/corvette-z06-tutorial-know-your-limits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/corvette-z06-tutorial-know-your-limits#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Test Drives North America North America - Regional U.S. Chevrolet Porsche Aluminum Automatic Brakes Carbon Fiber Gasoline Manual Product Development Sales Results Supercharger Test Drives aerodynamics Alex MacDonald Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Corvette Z07 Corvette ZR1 downforce Michelin Pilot Sport Cup motion sickness Performance Data Recorder Spring Mountain Tadge Juechter Wed, 25 Feb 2015 12:02:00 +0000 1227491 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>GM sold 1,500 all-new Corvette Z06s in December.</strong></p> Chevrolet Corvette Z06 and Z07 http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/chevrolet-corvette-z06-and-z07 <div class="node-body gallery-body">The Corvette always has been unique as a 2-seat muscle car with few competitors, and the high-tech, lightweight Z06 and more aerodynamic Z07 place the nameplate amid even more rarefied, even exotic, company.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/chevrolet-corvette-z06-and-z07" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/chevrolet-corvette-z06-and-z07#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Test Drives North America North America - Regional U.S. Chevrolet Aerodynamics Brakes Exterior Fuel Economy Gasoline Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Interior Product Development Supercharger Test Drives Wed, 25 Feb 2015 12:01:00 +0000 1231921 at http://wardsauto.com Canyon vs. Colorado: Judging for 2015 Ward's 10 Best Interiors http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/canyon-vs-colorado-judging-2015-wards-10-best-interiors <div class="node-body video-body">WardsAuto's Tom Murphy shares his thoughts on the new Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon, both nominees in the 2015 Ward's 10 Best Interiors competition.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/canyon-vs-colorado-judging-2015-wards-10-best-interiors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/canyon-vs-colorado-judging-2015-wards-10-best-interiors#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology Test Drives Ward's 10 Best Interiors North America U.S. Chevrolet GMC Interior Test Drives Tue, 24 Feb 2015 13:33:00 +0000 1229001 at http://wardsauto.com Global Hybrid Leader Toyota’s 2014 Sales Slip 1.0% http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/global-hybrid-leader-toyota-s-2014-sales-slip-10 <div class="node-body article-body">Honda, Mitsubishi, Subaru were among the automakers reporting improved hybrid sales in 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/global-hybrid-leader-toyota-s-2014-sales-slip-10" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/global-hybrid-leader-toyota-s-2014-sales-slip-10#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Europe North America China U.S. Japan France South Korea Ford General Motors Honda Hyundai Kia Lexus Mazda Mitsubishi Nissan Renault Subaru Toyota Wed, 18 Feb 2015 10:49:00 +0000 1226951 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Prius c retains sales title despite 11.3% slip in home market.</strong></p> GM Holden Launches Transition From Oz Production http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/gm-holden-launches-transition-oz-production <div class="node-body article-body">GM Holden, which will halt Australian production at the end of 2017, says one-third of the brand’s future models will be sourced from Europe.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/gm-holden-launches-transition-oz-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/gm-holden-launches-transition-oz-production#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Asia Pacific Europe Australia Germany Holden Opel/Vauxhall Product Development Production Restructuring Vehicle Assembly Fri, 13 Feb 2015 11:11:00 +0000 1223021 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>R&uuml;sselsheim plant director Axel Scheiben, Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann and production team with first Germany-built Holden Insignia.</strong></p> Chevrolet Expects to Sell All Colorado Pickups It Can Build http://wardsauto.com/dealers/chevrolet-expects-sell-all-colorado-pickups-it-can-build <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Chicago Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The new midsize trucks are leaving dealer lots in less than 17 days, says a top official, with 41% of buyers new to the brand.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/dealers/chevrolet-expects-sell-all-colorado-pickups-it-can-build" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/dealers/chevrolet-expects-sell-all-colorado-pickups-it-can-build#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Chevrolet Sales & Marketing 2015 Chicago Auto Show Thu, 12 Feb 2015 19:40:00 +0000 1224301 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Colorado production now on three shifts to meet demand.</strong></p> GM Exec Confirms Bolt to Be Built at Michigan Plant http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/gm-exec-confirms-bolt-be-built-michigan-plant <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Chicago Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">GM North America President Alan Batey says the automaker will invest $200 million to bring out the Bolt, $160 million in tooling and equipment and $40 million for new dies at its Pontiac Metal Center facilities.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/gm-exec-confirms-bolt-be-built-michigan-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/gm-exec-confirms-bolt-be-built-michigan-plant#comments Public Auto Makers Plants & Production Dealers Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Chevrolet Sales & Marketing 2015 Chicago Auto Show Electric Vehicles Production Vehicle Assembly Thu, 12 Feb 2015 14:50:00 +0000 1223851 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Bolt concept unveiled at North American International Auto Show.</strong></p>