General Motors (NYSE:GM)

2016 Passat

Volkswagen Expected to Have 13% Drop in May Sales

Among the expectations about U.S. cars sales in May is that overall the industry will suffer a drop off of 6.2% to 1,530,000, compared to the same month last year. Also, ...
Read Full Story »
car dealership

Car Sales Move Toward Record, but GM Lags

Sales of new light vehicles (cars and pickups) are on track to set another record in 2016, even though the month of May is not expected to show a year-over-year ...
Read Full Story »
Dodge Challenger

Dodge Challenger Flunks Major Safety Test

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has set the gold standard for the evaluation of the effect of car accidents. It recently tested three so-called muscle cars. One, Fiat ...
Read Full Story »
elderly driver

5 Car Brands Old People Drive

Almost exactly two years ago, research firm IHS Automotive released a study on the average age of people who buy car brands sold in the United States. America's top two ...
Read Full Story »
2016 Mazda 3

10 Coolest Cars Costing Less Than $18,000

Most of us would agree that a Ferrari F12berlinetta is a lot cooler than, say, a Ford Fiesta, but figuring out what defines "cool" among cars in the same price ...
Read Full Story »
GM Hedquarter in Detroit

The Biggest Company the Year You Were Born

To succeed in the U.S. economy, companies must constantly adapt to changing conditions. Some of the nation’s largest corporations -- conglomerates such as General Electric (NYSE: GE), Exxon Mobil (NYSE: ...
Read Full Story »
2016 Chevrolet Traverse

GM to Compensate Buyers of SUVs with Incorrect Mileage Labels

Late last week General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) told its dealers to stop selling nearly 60,000 large crossover sport utility vehicles (SUVs) until the company could replace incorrect mileage labels ...
Read Full Story »
Car salesman copy

Social Responsibility Campaigns More Attractive to Car Buyers

The good news for automakers is that 62% of car buyers say that they are more likely to purchase a vehicle brand if that brand is promoting a social good ...
Read Full Story »
Warren Buffett

Major Changes Seen in Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Stock Holdings — Including Apple

Being the wealthiest man in the world on paper tends to draw some attention. This is why investors and outsiders watch new equity investment positions taken by, or sold by, ...
Read Full Story »
2016 Chevrolet Traverse

GM Halts Sales of 60,000 SUVs for Incorrect EPA Labels

An "inadvertent error" listing an incorrect EPA fuel economy rating on about 60,000 crossovers from General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) led the company to tell dealers to stop selling the ...
Read Full Story »

Ford and GM Post Poor Sales in Europe

The European car market continues to post sales that recently have risen more quickly than those in the healthy United States and, in many cases, China. Last month offered more proof, according to ...
Read Full Story »
Jeep Wrangler

Ford Market Share in Europe Dips in April, Jeep Leads Chrysler to Gain

The European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) reported Friday that new vehicle registrations in the European Union rose 9.1% in April, compared with new registrations in April of 2015. New registrations ...
Read Full Story »
GMC Sierra pickup

10 Cars Women Never Buy

There is a very wide range of preferences between men and women when it comes to the cars each buys. Women tend to be interested in practical cars like sport ...
Read Full Story »
2016 Ford F-150

Ford F-150 Sales Hit 250,000

Sales of America's most popular vehicle, Ford Motor Co.'s (NYSE: F) F-150, rose above 250,000 through the first four months of the year, posting numbers that mean that it cannot possibly ...
Read Full Story »
2016 Chevrolet Cruze

GM April Sales Slip 3.5%

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) posted total April U.S. sales of 259,557 vehicles, a decrease of 3.5% compared with April 2015. Retail deliveries rose 3.3%, fleet deliveries slipped 5.1 points and ...
Read Full Story »