General Motors http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53596/more en GM Poland Launches Output of U.S.-Bound Buick Cascada http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/gm-poland-launches-output-us-bound-buick-cascada <div class="node-body article-body">The Polish facility will export a car to the U.S. for the first time since its inauguration in 1998.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/gm-poland-launches-output-us-bound-buick-cascada" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/gm-poland-launches-output-us-bound-buick-cascada#comments Public Auto Makers Plants & Production Europe North America Industry U.S. Poland Miscellaneous Buick Vehicle Assembly Tue, 24 Nov 2015 19:49:00 +0000 1409641 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Cascada on line at Gliwice plant.</strong></p> UAW Persuades Detroit Three to Share New Wealth http://wardsauto.com/industry/uaw-persuades-detroit-three-share-new-wealth <div class="node-body article-body">A striking feature of this year’s talks was the union’s ability to win higher wages at a time when raises of any kind have been difficult to come by for most Americans, including those in relatively safe jobs, labor expert Harley Shaiken says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/uaw-persuades-detroit-three-share-new-wealth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/uaw-persuades-detroit-three-share-new-wealth#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy North America Industry U.S. Miscellaneous Chrysler Ford General Motors Labor & Human Resources United Auto Workers (UAW) Tue, 24 Nov 2015 11:06:00 +0000 1408681 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Rejection by Belvidere, IL, UAW local helped scuttle initial FCA contract.</strong></p> Volt Is EV for Everyone http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/volt-ev-everyone <div class="field-deck"> <font color="#800517">Test Drive </font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If EVs are to attract mainstream buyers in the absence of high fuel prices, they will have to be so appealing they do not require buyers to switch political parties or care about climate change. The ’16 Volt comes closest to solving that riddle. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/volt-ev-everyone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/volt-ev-everyone#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Test Drives North America Industry Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) U.S. Technology Test Drives Dealer Miscellaneous Chevrolet Electric Vehicles Exterior Product Development Test Drives Mon, 23 Nov 2015 11:13:00 +0000 1403771 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Volt cures range anxiety and is pleasure to drive in all modes.</strong></p> '16 Chevrolet Volt http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-chevrolet-volt <div class="node-body gallery-body">GM is doubling down on the ’16 Volt with a top-to-bottom revamp. It is extending electric range to an EPA-certified 53 miles, redesigning it inside and out and making it more fun to drive. It also brought the base price down to $33,170 before the $7,500 federal tax incentive for EVs. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-chevrolet-volt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-chevrolet-volt#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Test Drives North America Industry Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) U.S. Technology Test Drives Dealer Miscellaneous Chevrolet Electric Vehicles Exterior Product Development Test Drives Mon, 23 Nov 2015 11:12:00 +0000 1403831 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>EREV design delivers EV that does not require compromises or lifestyle changes, but is difficult to explain to non-engineers.</strong></p> Redesigned ’17 Buick LaCrosse Steps Out in L.A. http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/redesigned-17-buick-lacrosse-steps-out-la <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The heart of the new LaCrosse, available next summer in the U.S., is an all-new powertrain: a 3.6L gasoline direct injection V-6 and 8-speed automatic transmission with shift-by-wire. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/redesigned-17-buick-lacrosse-steps-out-la" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/redesigned-17-buick-lacrosse-steps-out-la#comments Public Vehicles & Technology North America Industry U.S. Technology Miscellaneous Buick 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show Future Products Wed, 18 Nov 2015 19:05:00 +0000 1403421 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>New grille key element of Buick LaCrosse redesign.</strong></p> ’16 Chevy Camaro Runs With New Crowd, Sort Of http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-chevy-camaro-runs-new-crowd-sort <div class="field-deck"> <font color="#800517">Test Drive </font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">GM extinguishes the dinosaur that typified the last-generation model of the bow-tie sports coupe. A sixth go-round of the Camaro produces a lighter, faster, more refined and, dare we say, sophisticated animal.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-chevy-camaro-runs-new-crowd-sort" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-chevy-camaro-runs-new-crowd-sort#comments Public Auto Makers Test Drives North America Industry U.S. Test Drives Miscellaneous Chevrolet Test Drives Wed, 18 Nov 2015 10:51:00 +0000 1398551 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&rsquo;16 Chevy Camaro SS before departing Detroit.</strong></p> '16 Chevy Camaro On the Road http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-chevy-camaro-road <div class="node-body gallery-body">WardsAuto editor James M. Amend takes the '16 Chevy Camaro on one leg of a 48-state road trip conducted by General Motors to launch the sixth-generation of the sports coupe.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-chevy-camaro-road" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-chevy-camaro-road#comments Public Auto Makers Test Drives North America Industry U.S. Test Drives Miscellaneous Chevrolet Test Drives Wed, 18 Nov 2015 10:50:00 +0000 1398701 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&#39;16 Chevy Camaro SS.</strong></p> VW Emissions Scandal Echoes GM India Controversy http://wardsauto.com/industry/vw-emissions-scandal-echoes-gm-india-controversy <div class="node-body article-body">Despite evidence that VW misrepresented emissions data to Indian authorities, the automaker need look no farther than a similar case involving General Motors India to see its actions might not carry a severe penalty.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/vw-emissions-scandal-echoes-gm-india-controversy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/vw-emissions-scandal-echoes-gm-india-controversy#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Analysis Industry Engines India Technology Data & Insights Miscellaneous Audi General Motors Volkswagen Emissions Laws/Law Enforcement Sales Results Mon, 16 Nov 2015 10:51:00 +0000 1400041 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>VW says test-rigging software in up to 11 million EA189 diesel engines.</strong></p> Diesel Colorado Pickups on Way to Dealers http://wardsauto.com/industry/diesel-colorado-pickups-way-dealers <div class="node-body article-body">GM expects the diesel to account for 10% of its midsize-truck sales, and officials aren’t too worried about cannibalizing fullsize pickup sales.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/diesel-colorado-pickups-way-dealers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/diesel-colorado-pickups-way-dealers#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America Industry Diesel U.S. Technology Miscellaneous Chevrolet Sales & Marketing Diesel Fri, 13 Nov 2015 11:09:00 +0000 1398741 at http://wardsauto.com <p class="NormalNoSpace"><b>Diesel Colorado most fuel-efficient pickup on market.<o:p></o:p></b></p> Red October for Light-Vehicle Deliveries in Russia http://wardsauto.com/industry/red-october-light-vehicle-deliveries-russia <div class="node-body article-body">Hyundai’s Solaris took over as Russia’s top-selling model, falling a relatively modest 10.0% to 9,507 units and displacing the longtime market leader Lada Granta, which backslid 44.6% to 9,308.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/red-october-light-vehicle-deliveries-russia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/red-october-light-vehicle-deliveries-russia#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Analysis Industry Russia Data & Insights Miscellaneous General Motors Hyundai Kia Lada Sales Results Tue, 10 Nov 2015 18:12:00 +0000 1397101 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Solaris edges Granta by 199 units to claim October sales crown.</strong></p>