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General Motors headquarters is accustomed to pumping out automotive designs. But according to car blog Jalopnik, one design came home on Sunday - a sixth generation Monte Carlo burst through a set of revolving doors "like a rock" at GM's Renaissance Center in downtown Detroit.
The facade suffered a broken door and some smashed glass panels, but the incident began with a slight tap...Read more »
It’s been a long time coming, but GM is finally prepared to sell its smallest Chevy, the Spark, in America. First shown to the public at the 2009 Detroit auto show with a late-2009 release date, the Spark will come to U.S. and Canadian shores as a 2013 model.
The Spark will be powered by an 83-horsepower, 1.2-liter four-cylinder engine mated either to a five-speed manual transmission...Read more »
The web's buzzing about Autocar's report that efforts by Chinese car maker Youngman to loan Saab $90 million may be blocked by the Chinese government. They're not happy because the deal doesn't include "the acquisition of any new intellectual property rights." Whatever that means. Read the report
This would force the administrator handling Saab's restructuring to declare the...Read more »
Talks kicked off this week to renegotiate the expiring contract between the United Auto Workers Union (UAW) and Detroit’s big three automakers, General Motors, Chrysler, Ford. The two sides' want's bascially boil down to this: Workers want to keep their current health and retirement benefits while also getting a bigger share of the companies' new-found profits; automakers want...Read more »