General Motors Recalls Almost 2000 Full-Size Vans

General Motors Recalls Almost 2000 Full-Size Vans
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  If you own a new GMC or Chevrolet van, there’s a chance the airbags might not be safe. The notice comes after General Motors and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration found that airbags in 1,798 Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana vans manufactured between June 2, 2011 and October 17, 2011 have faulty airbag systems that fail… Continue Reading...

Pontiac G8 Recalled For Delayed Airbag Deployment

Pontiac G8 Recalled For Delayed Airbag Deployment
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The Pontiac G8, the brand’s last hurrah before GM completely discontinued its operations, is now subject to recall due too concerns regarding the front passenger air bag module. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the air bags may suffer from a possible delay in airbag deployment at the moment of a collision,… Continue Reading...

Report: Pontiac G8 Has No Future at New GM Says Lutz

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Report: Pontiac G8 Has No Future at New GM Says Lutz
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Yesterday we urged GM CEO Fritz Henderson to sit down with his new Vice Chairman Bob Lutz to get their stories about the future of the Pontiac G8 straight. Now they have, and the news isn’t good. Bob Lutz posted on GM’s corporate Fastlane Blog that the G8 will not live on as the Chevrolet… Continue Reading...

Hurst Performance Announces High Output Version of Pontiac G8

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Hurst Performance Announces High Output Version of Pontiac G8
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Hurst Performance Vehicles is looking to send the Pontiac brand out with a bang as it prepares to launch a high output version of the G8 sedan. In collaboration with automotive legend “Doc” Watson, Hurst will build 52 G8 models  complete with superchargers, suspension modifications, custom interior, wheels, a Hurst shifter and, of course, the… Continue Reading...

Pontiac To Offer the Vibe (and Nothing Else) in 2010

Pontiac To Offer the Vibe (and Nothing Else) in 2010
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The 2010 model lineup for the soon-to-be-terminated Pontiac brand will consist of just one model – the Vibe. Recently GM interim CEO Fritz Henderson reiterated the company’s position that the G8 would not carry on as either a Buick, Chevy or Cadillac. The G3 and G5 will also cease production this year, while the G6… Continue Reading...

Buick LaCrosse Will Get Turbo 4-Cylinder

Buick LaCrosse Will Get Turbo 4-Cylinder
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GM’s interim CEO Fritz Henderson is starting to open up on some of the company’s fuel-efficiency plans and the future involves a pair of turbocharged four-cylinders. The first turbo-four will be offered in the new Buick LaCrosse but won’t be available immediately. Currently the LaCrosse is slated to get a standard 3.0-liter V6 that makes… Continue Reading...

There’s Still Hope for the Pontiac G8

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There’s Still Hope for the Pontiac G8
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There is hope, be it ever so slight, that the Pontiac G8 may live on even though the brand it’s attached to is most certainly slated for elimination. “I know there’s still discussions on it,” GM’s product boss Tom Stephens told Automotive News, giving some hope to the legions of G8 fans that haven’t had… Continue Reading...
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