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Auto sales maintain momentum, led by pickups

DETROIT (AP) – U.S. buyers snapped up new cars and trucks in June at a pace not seen since before the recession. Continuing demand for big pickups helped boost sales for Detroit’s automakers. Ford said […]

07/02/2013

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American auto industry about to go on hiring spree

DETROIT (AP) — The auto industry is about to go on a hiring spree as car makers and parts suppliers race to find engineers, technicians and factory workers to build the next generation of vehicles. […]

06/09/2013

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Cadillac: Not just for geezers anymore

When you think Cadillac, do you think grandparents car or hot, young, hip vehicle? In 2011, the average age of a Cadillac buyer was 57,  compared to an industry average car buyer of 51. So […]

06/08/2013

GM recall

US safety agency may expand GM air bag recall

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. safety regulators are checking to see if more General Motors cars should be recalled because the air bags won’t inflate. The probe covers about 400,000 Chevrolet Cruze and Sonic small cars, […]

06/04/2013

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US auto sales roar back in May, led by pickups

DETROIT (AP) — Full-size pickups once again dominated U.S. auto sales in May, as small businesses — increasingly confident in the economy — raced to replace the aging pickups they held on to during the […]

06/03/2013

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Chrysler, VW, GM report sales growth in February

DETROIT (AP) — Tax increases. Rising gas prices. Political dysfunction in Washington. None of that kept Americans away from auto dealer showrooms in February as General Motors, Ford and other automakers posted strong sales gains.

03/01/2013

Report: Gov’t allowed high pay at bailed-out firms

WASHINGTON (AP) — A government report Monday criticized the U.S. Treasury Department for approving “excessive” salaries and raises at firms that received taxpayer-funded bailouts during the financial crisis.

01/28/2013

2013 CES

Carmakers let app developers drive innovation

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Googling the nearest gas station, sending email from your smartphone, booking a table at a restaurant: all things you shouldn’t do while driving. But automakers are trying help you pull it off with both hands on the wheel and both eyes on the road.

01/10/2013

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

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No more ‘Government Motors’ as US sells GM shares

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government’s foray into the car business is slowly coming to an end. The Treasury Department said that it will sell its remaining stake in General Motors in the next year or so, winding down a $50 billion bailout

12/19/2012

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

GM 3Q profit falls 12 percent

DETROIT (AP) – General Motors says its third-quarter profit fell 12 percent as losses grew in Europe and North American warranty costs cut into earnings. The company says it earned $1.5 billion from July through […]

10/31/2012

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