General Motors Recalls 50,001 SUVs Over Faulty Wipers

General Motors Recalls 50,001 SUVs Over Faulty Wipers
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General Motors is recalling 50,001 SUVs, specifically from states where dealing with snow is regular, because the wiper arm may slowly loosen and become inoperative.  The vehicles affected are certain model year 2011-2012 GMC Acadia, Chevrolet Traverse and Buick Enlcave. All owners will be notified, and your local GM dealer will fix the issue, free… Continue Reading...

Top 10 Cars With Highest Percentage of Male Buyers

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Top 10 Cars With Highest Percentage of Male Buyers
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Last month we reported the top 10 cars with the highest percentage of female owners, and now we have a less-than-surprising list of top 10 cars with the highest percentage of male buyers. The list is courtesy InsideLine with the data provided by Polk and reflects total purchases made last year in 2011. Coming in at number… Continue Reading...

Heritage Edition Package Celebrates a Century of GMC

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Heritage Edition Package Celebrates a Century of GMC
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Time topples regimes, ends companies and kills men. A lot can happen in a century, yet that much has passed since the first GMC truck debuted in New York.  In light of that, the automaker decided to debut a commemorative package that includes the Yukon, Yukon XL and Sierra trucks and SUVs. Bearing commemorative exterior… Continue Reading...

Chevy Suburban, GMC Yukon XL Recalled Over Steering Issue

Chevy Suburban, GMC Yukon XL Recalled Over Steering Issue
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General Motors is issuing a recall of 6, 159 vehicles citing problems with the steering gear pitman shaft. Certain 2012 Chevy Express vans, Suburban SUVs and GMC Savana’s and Yukons are affected by this recall. GM is saying that the steering gear pitman shaft may not have been hardened adequately, causing a risk of the shaft… Continue Reading...

2013 GMC Terrain Denali Debuts with New 3.6L V6: New York Auto Show Preview

2013 GMC Terrain Denali Debuts with New 3.6L V6: New York Auto Show Preview
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GM has revealed the 2013 GMC Terrain Denali ahead of its official unveiling at the 2012 New York Auto Show. The introduction of the Terrain Denali comes with the announcement of an all-new 3.6L V6 engine that will replace the outgoing 3.0L V6 for the 2013 Terrain  model year. The new V6 powerplant will be rated… Continue Reading...

Volkswagen Passat, GM Trucks NHTSA Probes Closed

Volkswagen Passat, GM Trucks NHTSA Probes Closed
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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced that it closed the investigations surrounding possible fires on the Volkswagen Passat and cracked cooling fans on various GM trucks without issuing a recall or fines to either automaker. Originally the 2002-03 model year Passats were under investigation for possible ignition coil fires in July 2010 but… Continue Reading...

Lexus and MINI Claim Top Honors in J.D. Power Customer Service Index Study

Lexus and MINI Claim Top Honors in J.D. Power Customer Service Index Study
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J.D. Power and Associates’ annual Customer Service Index Study offers crucial automotive information for consumers and the latest results are out. Lexus tops the list  this year in the luxury segment while MINI made the top spot for mass market brands. J.D. Power statistics are based on responses from over 84,000 new vehicle owners that… Continue Reading...

GM Offers $1,000 Off V6 Chevy Equinox, GMC Terrain as 4-Cylinder Supply Dwindles

GM Offers $1,000 Off V6 Chevy Equinox, GMC Terrain as 4-Cylinder Supply Dwindles
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A direct reflection of the current market, GM has been struggling to keep up with demand for the 4-cylinder Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain crossovers for the past two months. Facing a shortage in supply, GM has restricted dealer orders to better ration its bestsellers. Unfortunately, this has caused many dealers to fill their inventory… Continue Reading...

Chevy Silverado, GMC Sierra HD Bi-Fuel Pickups Announced With Natural Gas Capability

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Chevy Silverado, GMC Sierra HD Bi-Fuel Pickups Announced With Natural Gas Capability
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Chevrolet and GMC have announced the debut of new bi-fuel Silverado and Sierra 2500 HD pickup trucks for 2013, both of which are powered by a Vortec 6.0-liter V8 that can seamlessly transition between standard gasoline and compressed natural gas (CNG). The bi-fuel technology allows the trucks to have a range of more than 650… Continue Reading...

Top 10 Most Fuel Efficient Pickup Trucks

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Top 10 Most Fuel Efficient Pickup Trucks
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Trucks aren’t known for fuel economy, but finding a pickup that isn’t a gas hungry beast is a top concern for many truck shoppers. So if you’re looking for a good way to save money, both in terms of overall vehicle cost and especially at the pumps, check out this list of our Top 10… Continue Reading...

Top 10 Cheapest Cars to Insure in 2012

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Top 10 Cheapest Cars to Insure in 2012
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Those looking to save a few bucks when buying a new car, might want to take a look at this list from Insure.com of the least expensive cars to insure. They may not be the flashiest vehicles around, but we’re sure your bank account will appreciate the frugal cost of insuring these new cars –… Continue Reading...

GM Terrain Denali Trim Level to Join Crossover Lineup

GM Terrain Denali Trim Level to Join Crossover Lineup
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The Terrain crossover is one of GM’s hottest vehicles and now the American automaker will be expanding its small GMC crossover lineup to include a high-grade Denali trim level. The Terrain Denali will be introduced this year as a 2013 model after sales rose 37-percent last year to 83,179. It was the biggest rise out… Continue Reading...

2012 Chicago Auto Show Video Wrap Up

2012 Chicago Auto Show Video Wrap Up
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You don’t have to actually step inside the Chicago Auto Show to see the sites. AutoGuide’s video crew was on hand to cover all the major debuts, from the new Acura ILX to the wild Kia Track’ster Concept (above). See all the videos below and be sure to check out our complete coverage here. Watch… Continue Reading...

2013 GMC Acadia Recycling Old Saturn Parts

2013 GMC Acadia Recycling Old Saturn Parts
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GMC unveiled their 2013 Acadia crossover at the Chicago Auto Show last Tuesday, but they didn’t mention during the presentation that they sourced parts for their refreshed model from unusable Saturn Outlooks. GMC spokesperson Joe LaMuraglia confirmed the suspicion after Car and Driver wrote a blog post speculating the company may have cut costs by doing… Continue Reading...

Top 10 Cars to See at the Chicago Auto Show

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Top 10 Cars to See at the Chicago Auto Show
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Whether you’re heading to the Chicago Auto Show and want to know what to check out, or your trip is a bit more virtual, AutoGuide editors have compiled a list of the must-sees at this year’s event. Head into McCormick Place and hang a left. You can’t miss the all-new 2012 Porsche 911. It might… Continue Reading...

Video – 2013 GMC Acadia, Acadia Denali First Look: 2012 Chicago Auto Show

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As planned GMC unveiled its refreshed Acadia SUV at the Chicago Auto Show this week, but the GM truck division also prepared a surprise. In addition to the standard-trim truck, GMC showcased the top-trim Denali version, complete with 20-inch wheels, an upgraded interior and paint-matched body cladding to deliver a more luxurious look. For more… Continue Reading...

2013 GMC Acadia Denali Gets Surprise Unveil: 2012 Chicago Auto Show

2013 GMC Acadia Denali Gets Surprise Unveil: 2012 Chicago Auto Show
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Nobody expected there to be a second car under cloth at the GMC display this morning, but two CUVs were ready to bare it all shortly after 9 a.m. today at the Chicago Auto Show. The fancier version designed for more luxury-oriented customers gets a host of upgrades meant to set it apart from the… Continue Reading...

GMC and Buick Dealerships Get Image Enhancement

GMC and Buick Dealerships Get Image Enhancement
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More than 1,900 GMC and Buick dealerships are getting a face-lift by 2013, but it’s about more than just a look. It’s also about a new atmosphere that enhances the customer experience. “Luxury shoppers today expect a certain level of treatment when purchasing a vehicle,” said Brian Sweeney, U.S. vice president of Buick & GMC… Continue Reading...

Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra Getting Redesigned For 2014

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Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra Getting Redesigned For 2014
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Scheduled to hit dealer lots next year as a 2014 model year is GM’s newly redesigned Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups, but it appears that those two trucks will just be the tip of the iceberg. Now it’s a possibility that GM may be considering extensively redesigning all of their upcoming pickups. It’s believed… Continue Reading...

2013 GMC Acadia To Debut At 2012 Chicago Auto Show

2013 GMC Acadia To Debut At 2012 Chicago Auto Show
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The 2012 Detroit Auto Show has just began, but it’s never too early to start talking about the next major American auto show, the 2012 Chicago Auto Show. GMC confirmed that the new 2013 Acadia will debut at the Chicago Auto Show next month, giving their truck division something new to get excited about. For… Continue Reading...

Buick Verano Named As 2012 IIHS Top Safety Pick

Buick Verano Named As 2012 IIHS Top Safety Pick
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Making its way on the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Top Safety Pick for 2012 is the all-new Buick Verano. This raises General Motors IIHS Top Safety Pick award count to 14 in 2012 – not too shabby. Equipped with 10 standard air bags, the Verano came out with a good score in the… Continue Reading...