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GM Only Has Itself To Blame

GM released its fourth-quarter and full-year 2019 earnings this morning, which revealed that the company took a massive if predictable hit from the UAW strike, but also that the company still made $6.7 billion last year. Not a bad return, all things considered, but shareholders were unimpressed. CEO Mary Barra then…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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GM Only Has Itself To Blame

GM released its fourth-quarter and full-year 2019 earnings this morning, which revealed that the company took a massive if predictable hit from the UAW strike, but also that the company still made $6.7 billion last year. Not a bad return, all things considered, but shareholders were unimpressed. CEO Mary Barra then…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Detroit-Hamtramck Is Officially GM’s First Dedicated EV Assembly Plant

After months of uncertainty regarding General Motors’ “unallocated” Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly in Detroit, Michigan, there’s finally official word on the plant’s future. Today, the automaker announced Detroit-Hamtramck will serve as its first, fully dedicated electric vehicle assembly plant.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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GM’s Cruise Isn’t Short On Bluster

GM’s autonomous unit Cruise unveiled its vehicle last week, a supposedly autonomous van-like, steering-wheel-less, fully-electric thing, which Cruise said then would be as big of an innovation as the compass, trains, light bulbs, the radio, the internet, or cell phones. This week, Cruise is dialing the bluster back a…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The First GM Cruise ‘Autonomous’ Car With No Pedals Or Steering Wheel Is Just About Here: Report

We’re finally to lay eyes on the GM Cruise self-driving car, Tesla calls BS on the unintended acceleration claims and a look at Subaru’s big emissions-reduction plan. All that and more in The Morning Shift for Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Fiat Chrysler Is Having A Pre-Christmas Fire Sale Because It Built Too Many Damn Cars: Report

EVERYTHING MUST GO at Fiat Chrysler dealers, Ram may have a plan to build a mid-size truck with help from PSA, GM recalls a shitload of cars, and Amazon is buying vans. All that and more in the Morning Shift for December 20, 2019.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Another 1.4 Million Takata Airbags Recalled After BMW Driver’s Death

Folks, we’ve got another huge Takata airbag recall for you. Plus, some news about upcoming General Motors layoffs and a United Auto Workers guilty plea. All of this and more in The Morning Shift for Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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GM: We Are Also Doing An Electric Pickup And It Will Go On Sale In 2021

General Motors wants to be in the electric-pickup mix by fall of 2021, Carlos Ghosn gets to speak with his wife after a full seven months, and a whole lot of Fiat Chrysler news, because this is apparently FCA Friday. All of this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, Nov. 22, 2019.Read more… […]

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Want A Job In The Auto Industry? Forget Internal Combustion

Auto industry jobs centered around “traditional” powertrains are on the decline, electric SUVs are our future and a coup may be underway at the United Auto Workers. All this and more for The Morning Shift of Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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GM Design Boss Predicts A Future Hellscape Filled With ’24- And 26-Inch Wheels’

The big-wheel trend is real. It seems as though with each year that goes by, bigger and bigger wheels aren’t just offered as options anymore, they’ve become the standard. And it doesn’t really seem like that’s going to stop, either. Not if General Motors vice president of global design Michael Simcoe’s prediction…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Ford And GM’s Decision To Abandon Small Cars Is Already Costing Them

Ford and General Motors, as you may have heard, are getting out of the small car business in America. Both say that this is because they need to invest in electrification and autonomy, and also because consumer taste has shifted. A new report says that brand loyalty for a huge chunk of buyers has also […]

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