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Review: 2010 Chevrolet Equinox sets the tone for New GM

It's fitting that General Motors has a vehicle named after an astronomical phenomenon that marks the seasons. The first Equinox came from the "old" GM during the autumn of its long slide. Since then, the General has emerged from a government-funded chrysalis, and the Equinox has followed suit with a redesign. Hopefully, the freshening signifies a springtime in GM's fortunes; a future desperately in need of a green infusion of the cash variety. Its products need to not only compete – but exceed – what's available from the competition. That figures to be a tall order, because the... Read More

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    GM puts 3 million miles on hydrogen fuel cell test fleet
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    Have General Motors' hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles emitted enough water vapor over the past six-plus years to equal the steam coming out of Old Faithful? Not exactly, but GM has released a few figures related to the Project Driveway initiative it began in 2007. The numbers are impressive, if not quite of the geyser-spouting variety. In all, the General ...

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    Official: GM midsize SUVs lead IIHS safety tests, Honda Pilot disappoints [w/videos]
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    General Motors finally has something to celebrate about. The 2014 Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain aced the latest round of small overlap front crash tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety among nine midsize SUVs, and they both scored a Top Safety Pick+ accolade. However, Honda, Mazda and Kia fared badly with their entries earning Poor ...

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    Video: Chevy Equinox ad is a doggone tear jerker [UPDATE]
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    In the need for a good cry? Chevrolet has you covered with its new ad for the Equinox. The video showcases the trifecta of cinematic sadness - an aging dog, languid piano music and gauzy cinematography. We won't spoil where things go, but it's incredibly clear within five seconds how it's going to end. Of course, the broader question is whether something ...

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    GM's fuel cell Chevy Equinox test fleet goes 3M miles
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    General Motors says one of its hydrogen fuel cell Chevrolet Equinox crossovers has driven enough miles to offset more than $18,000 worth of gasoline. Of course, fuel-cell vehicles cost quite a bit more than that to build and hydrogen fuel ain't free, but we'll go along with this. Specifically, GM is commemorating the fact that one of the fuel cell ...

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    Report: GM warning 800,000 owners that their cars may need oil changes more frequently than they say
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    The days of changing your engine oil every 3,000 miles are long gone thanks to most cars having automatic oil monitoring systems, but about 800,000 General Motors vehicles apparently have incorrect monitoring software that is leading to premature engine component wear. According to Autoweek, certain 2010-2012 Buick LaCrosse, Regal, Chevrolet Equinox and ...

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    Official: GM claims it's first to sell million 30+ mpg vehicles
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    As we continue to put together all the data for the year-end edition of By The Numbers, General Motors has announced that it sold more than a million vehicles in the US last year that achieved at least 30 miles per gallon on the highway. More impressively, GM managed this feat using multiple strategies including small vehicle size, turbocharged engines ...

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    Official: Chevy Equinox and GMC Terrain twins hit 1M units
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    The GMC Terrain and Chevrolet Equinox twins have been hot sellers since they went on sale in 2009, but even with strong sales, it's still somewhat surprising to hear that the millionth crossover underpinned by the latest Theta platform has already rolled off the assembly line. According to General Motors, a silver 2013 GMC Terrain has just become the ...

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    Official: GM recalling over 40,000 Chevy, Pontiac and Saturn models over fuel pump woes
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    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued a recall for a number of General Motors cars and crossovers bought or currently registered in the hot-climate states of Arkansas, Arizona, California, Nevada, Oklahoma and Texas. As many as 40,859 units consisting of the 2007 Chevrolet Equinox, Pontiac Torrent and Saturn Ion and the 2007-2009 ...

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    Report: OnStar bug forces GM to halt deliveries on 60,000 vehicles
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    General Motors stopped the sale of certain 2013 Chevrolet Cruze, Equinox and Volt models as well as 2013 Buick Verano units, GMC Terrain crossovers and 2012 Cadillac SRX, XTS and ATS vehicles due to a problem with the onboard OnStar crash notification system. According to Automtotive News, the affected units would not notify emergency responders of an ...

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    Report: GM to shut Oshawa line, shed 2,000 jobs
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    According to the Toronto Sun, General Motors will be shutting down one of the lines at its Oshawa, Ontario plant, putting 2,000 workers out of a job. As of yet, no official notice has been given to the employees or the Canadian Auto Workers union that represents them, though an official announcement is reportedly coming within the next couple of days. GM ...

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    Report: GM offers $1,000 off V6 Equinox and Terrain CUVs because it can't keep up with 4-cyl demand
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    Anyone recently shopping for a four-cylinder Chevrolet Equinox or GMC Terrain has probably discovered they're not easy to come across. Automotive News reports that General Motors has a shortage of the 2.4-liter powerplants and the company can't say when that might improve. Still want an Equinox or Terrain? If you're willing to give up a few miles per ...

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    Report: These are Detroit automakers' top-selling vehicles of 2011
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    The numbers are officially in for 2011, and once again, Ford, General Motors and Chrysler sold more pickup trucks than any other model. The Ford F-Series was the top-selling vehicle through November of last year with 516,639 units rolling off of dealer lots. That number handily trounces the Chevrolet Silverado in second place with 367,343 units sold. The ...

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    Report: Senator Corker heckled at GM Spring Hill plant ceremony
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    Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) met a tough crowd last week at a ceremony announcing General Motors would once again produce vehicles in Spring Hill, Tennessee beginning next year. Autoworkers attending an event at the manufacturing facility booed and jeered Corker during his speech. According to The Detroit Free Press, the senator listened to the unruly ...

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    Report: GM to build Chevy Equinox in old Saturn Spring Hill plant
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    With three shifts running at two Canadian assembly plants, General Motors is cranking out as many Chevrolet Equinox crossovers as it can. Rather than miss out on sales because demand is outstripping supply, the company's Spring Hill, Tennessee plant, idled since 2009, is being put into service to pick up the overflow. Spring Hill will be nowhere near its ...

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    GM teams with Magna E-Car Systems to electrify a Chevrolet Equinox fleet
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    While the 2014 Chevrolet Equinox may offer the eAssist hybrid system, there's now word that the Detroit giant has already built a nine-strong all-electric demonstration fleet of its super-popular crossover. Calling on the E-Car Systems unit of Magna to do the technological heavy lifting – the same folks who helped Ford develop its Focus Electric ...

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    Official: 2012 Chevy Equinox, GMC Terrain recalled over tire pressure monitors
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    General Motors is recalling nearly 34,000 2012 Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain crossovers over improperly calibrated tire pressure monitoring sensors. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the monitors are required to be calibrated to illuminate a warning light any time a tire is inflated to 25 percent below the recommended ...

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    Report: GM to add eAssist to Chevy Equinox and GMC Terrain
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    General Motors is aiming to improve fuel economy performance on both the Chevrolet Equinox and the GMC Terrain by integrating the company's eAssist hybrid system, according to GM Inside News. The report cites multiple unnamed sources indicating that the hybrid crossovers will debut for the 2014 model year, and that they will utilize the same eAssist ...

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    Report: Will GM shift Chevy Equinox and GMC Terrain assembly to Spring Hill?
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    Automotive News is reporting that the Canadian Auto Workers union is concerned that General Motors may shift production of the Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain from its current location near Toronto to the automaker's Spring Hill, Tennessee facility. GM recently agreed to open the southern plant as part of its agreement with the United Auto Workers, and ...

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    Report: Carpet shortage forcing automakers to cut output
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    The Japan earthquake and tsunami tragedy proved that disruptions at a few key suppliers could wreak havoc on the delicate auto supply chain. That point has again been proven, as weather-related flooding at a automotive carpet supplier has lead to decreased production at six North American plants. Automotive News reports that Swiss supplier Autoneum ...

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    Consumer Reports releases 2011 list of American Top Picks, Ford again on top
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    For the second year running, the Ford Fusion has not only come out as the top family sedan pick in Consumer Reports' list of the 2011 American Top Picks, once again eclipsing the Honda Accord and Toyota Camry in reliability. Topping the list in the budget car segment is the Ford Fiesta, though CR admits they aren't sure how reliable the car will be, ...

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