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Buick And GMC Sites Develop New Facebook Connectivity

Buick And GMC Sites Develop New Facebook Connectivity

Buick and GMC understand the importance of social networking and have set up online vehicle-shopping experiences that are socially engaging, letting site visitors build, save and share their configured vehicles. This new type of connectivity enables customers to share with their Facebook friends who can post comments or “like” their customized selections. Both Buick and GMC are…

Buy A Car From GM, Get Free Insurance

Buy A Car From GM, Get Free Insurance

One of the unavoidable expenses associated with car ownership is the monthly cost of insurance. Depending on your age, experience, driving history and location, your insurance can vary a lot. However, if you happen to live in the state of Oregon or Washington, General Motors has some good news for you. If you buy any…

GM Recalls 6,800 Compact Pickups

GM Recalls 6,800 Compact Pickups

General Motors has recalled 6,800 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon pickup trucks. Apparently the transmission shift lever was not properly finished and as a result, might not display the correct gear on the PRNDL bar. NHTSA said the pickups do not comply with the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 114, “Theft Protection”. This may appear…

GM Issues Recall on 10,000 Trucks and SUVs

GM Issues Recall on 10,000 Trucks and SUVs

GM is recalling 10,000 trucks and SUVs that have been impacted by two safety issues worldwide. The majority of the recalls are for the 2011 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon (9,215 combined) that could roll away when shifted into park due to a faulty part manufactured in China. The recall will be officially issued out…

GM Provides Hints On The Next Generation Full-Size Pickups

GM Provides Hints On The Next Generation Full-Size Pickups

In terms of engineering and styling, it’s rumored the new trucks will be powered by updated pushrod V-8s, including a new 5.3 that will sport both active fuel management and direct injection, along with a development of the 6.2.

What Automaker Offers the Most Made-in-America Models?

What Automaker Offers the Most Made-in-America Models?

A recent list highlighting the most American Made-in-America cars list both the first and spots as belonging to Japanese automakers. (See here for why). But when it comes to what automakers offer the most vehicles manufactured or assembled right here in the U.S. of A., it’s the domestics that come out on top. Topping the…

GM Now Offering Free 3-Month Sirius XM On All Used Vehicles

GM Now Offering Free 3-Month Sirius XM On All Used Vehicles

Satellite radio operator Sirius XM Radio Inc. has decided to offer purchasers of pre-owned vehicles a free three month subscription at more than 1,000 participating GM dealerships across the U.S regardless of the vehicle manufacturer. “For the first time ever, participating GM dealers are able to give their pre-owned vehicle customers a three-month subscription to Sirius XM regardless of vehicle…

GM Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles to Get Two Years of Free Maintenance

GM Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles to Get Two Years of Free Maintenance

Buyers of certified pre-owned GM vehicles will be happy to know that a free maintenance program has been set up to service their cars. Next Sunday, certified pre-owned Chevrolet, Buick or GMC vehicles will be part of a two year standard maintenance Owner Care program. The arrangement will include a two-year/30,000-mile standard vehicle maintenance program…

2013 Chevy Traverse, Buick Enclave, GMC Acadia to Get Mild Makeover

2013 Chevy Traverse, Buick Enclave, GMC Acadia to Get Mild Makeover

Hitting the market back in 2007, the GMC, Buick and Chevy large crossover trio have continued with strong sales despite almost zero updates. That will change for the 2013 model year, with changes planned for all three of the Lambda machines, although you might not notice the changes at first glance. Rather than update the…

GM Investing $331 Million in Arlington, Texas Plant to Build Next-Gen SUVs

GM Investing $331 Million in Arlington, Texas Plant to Build Next-Gen SUVs

The latest in a growing list of investments, General Motors has announced a $331 million cash infusion into its Arlington Assembly Plant in Texas. The plant currently builds GM’s SUV lineup, with models including the Chevrolet Tahoe, Suburban, GMC Yukon and Cadillac Escalade. The funding will go towards new tooling and equipment for the facility…

President Obama’s Limo Bottoms Out At American Embassy in Dublin [Video]

Today, President Barack Obama opened a four-country, 6-day European tour. The President briefly visited the American Embassy in Dublin, where Michelle and Barack encountered an amusing hiccup in their trip. While Cadillac One (aka The Beast) was exiting the embassy driveway, the limo bottomed out and got stuck on a bump crippling the vehicle. It is unclear…

2011 Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon Pickups Recalled For Faulty Windshield Wipers

2011 Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon Pickups Recalled For Faulty Windshield Wipers

General Motors has announced the recall of 4,674 model year 2011 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon pickups for faulty windshield wipers that may fail in cold weather conditions. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHSTA) has stated that the windshield wipers may become inoperative. The issue centers around potentially loose nuts on the wiper’s motor…

Survey: Car Owners More Satisfied With Independent Garages For Maintenance

Survey: Car Owners More Satisfied With Independent Garages For Maintenance

Car owners are more satisfied with independent shops for maintenance, according to a latest Consumer Reports Annual Survey. The survey was based on more than 92,000 reports on service visits to independent mechanics and 230,000 service visits to new car dealerships. Buick and Lincoln were among the leaders with a score of 93, on a…

Truck Sales Hit All-Time Low in April

Truck Sales Hit All-Time Low in April

The Ford F-Series pickup isn’t just the best selling truck in America, but the best selling vehicle and it has been that way for almost as long as anyone can remember. That, however, may change, especially if gas prices continue to stay high and jobless rates don’t decline. According to data released by Ward’s Automotive,…

GMC To Move Further Upscale

GMC To Move Further Upscale

General Motors has done a commendable job differentiating GMC and Chevrolet even though they share many of the same designs. As proof, one could compare the Terrain to the Equinox or the Acadia to the Traverse and see they share the same underpinnings yet each has a distinctive look. Mark Reuss, GM President in North…

MG Anticipating Benefits From Partnership With General Motors, SAIC

MG Anticipating Benefits From Partnership With General Motors, SAIC

MG Rover may have been able to retain much of its British character after being acquired by Chinese automaker SAIC, the company’s tie-in with General Motors may see the next generation MG Rover products use GM technologies, including platforms. The Roewe 750 sedan, formerly based on the Rover 75, may be based on the Epsilon…

856,000 GM SUVs Under Investigation For Faulty Fuel Gauges

856,000 GM SUVs Under Investigation For Faulty Fuel Gauges

Federal regulators are investigating 865,000 General Motors SUVs, including the 2005-’07 Chevrolet Trailblazer and Buick Rainier,for faulty fuel gauges that are inaccurate. The 2005-’06 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT, the 2005-’07 GMC Envoy, the 2005-’06 GMC Envoy XL and the 2005-’07 Saab 9-7X are also affected vehicles being investigated. 668 complaints regarding the vehicles having defective fuel gauge readings…

GM May Reduce Production Of Pickup Trucks

GM May Reduce Production Of Pickup Trucks

General Motors Co. may reduce production of pickup trucks after inventories rose last month. GM’s truck inventory rose to more than 275,000 at the end of April working out to about 111 days of supply, according to Don Johnson, GM’s vice president of U.S sales. GM dealers had about 264,000 trucks on their lots last…

Feds Probe GM SUVs for Faulty Fuel Gauges

Feds Probe GM SUVs for Faulty Fuel Gauges

Those findings registered over the weekend brings the total number of complaints so far to some 668 and NHTSA is investigating a whopping 865,000 vehicles regarding this problem.

GM Wont Speed Up Launch of Next Gen Full-size Pickups

GM Wont Speed Up Launch of Next Gen Full-size Pickups

The new trucks are said to not only employ new, more efficient six and eight-cylinder engines along with hybrid drivetrains, but are also rumored to boast significant weight savings over their current counterparts.

General Motors To Idle SUV Plant Due To Parts Shortage

General Motors To Idle SUV Plant Due To Parts Shortage

General Motors will idle their Arlington, Texas plant due to a parts shortage, although details were not given as to what the specific issue was. The factory builds vehicles like the Chevrolet Tahoe and Cadillac Escalade. A UAW representative told Automotive News that two 10-hour overtime shifts would be cancelled. So far, the standard 10-hour…

2012 GMC Terrain to Get High-Tech Upgrades

2012 GMC Terrain to Get High-Tech Upgrades

A solid performer for GM, the GMC Terrain is poised to step up its game in the compact crossover segment with a host of new high-tech gadgets. First among the list of additions is a new infotainment system that will include a touch-screen and integrate systems like smartphone connectivity and Bluetooth and will also allow…