Chevrolet Silverado

Chevrolet Corvette Stingray chief engineer Tadge Juechter holds up the North American Car of the Year award at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Monday, Jan. 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Chevy sweep: Corvette, Silverado take show awards

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors’ Chevrolet brand swept the North American Car of the Year and North American Truck/Utility of the Year on Monday, giving the resurgent Detroit automaker another boost at the beginning of […]

01/13/2014

Mary Barra (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

GM names Mary Barra CEO, 1st woman to head car company

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors picked Mary Barra, its product development chief and a 33-year company veteran, as its next CEO. Barra will become the first female head of a major U.S. car company. GM […]

12/10/2013

The 2014 Jeep Cherokee Limited  (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Holiday weekend gives a boost to auto sales

DETROIT (AP) — The holiday weekend was good to U.S. automakers, as sales reports indicate the auto industry is on track to beat strong numbers from a year ago. Chrysler’s U.S. sales rose a surprising […]

12/03/2013

The 2014 Chevrolet Silverado Z71 (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

GM boosts prices as pickup truck battle rages

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is adding a twist to the fight for supremacy in the red-hot U.S. pickup truck market: It’s raising prices. GM is adding almost $2,100 to the sticker price of the […]

10/16/2013

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A look at top-selling US vehicles January

(AP) — Automakers said Friday that U.S. new car and trucks sales rose 14 percent to just over 1 million vehicles in January. Here were the top-selling cars and trucks for the month and the percent change in sales from January of 2012.

02/01/2013

GM recall

GM recalls 55,000 vehicles to fix shifter problem

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is recalling nearly 55,000 pickup trucks, SUVs and vans because they can roll away unexpectedly.

01/04/2013

2014 Chevrolet Silverado Z71

Good time for pickup buyers as GM sweetens deals

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is offering generous deals on Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks after they piled up on dealer lots.

GM is matching or beating discounts from rivals Ford and Chrysler this month. It miscalculated in November when it reduced incentives and truck buyers went looking elsewhere for sweeter deals.

12/17/2012

Pickup trucks drive US auto sales to 3-year high

DETROIT (AP) – After years of sputtering, sales of big pickups kicked into overdrive last month. Demand for full-size pickups jumped 16 percent, helping make August the strongest month for U.S. auto sales in three […]

09/04/2012

Cyclist hit in Central City area of LA

(CNS) – A cyclist was hospitalized with severe head injuries today after being struck by a pickup truck in a hit-and-run collision in the Central City area of Los Angeles. The cyclist was eastbound on […]

08/06/2012

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