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    Breaking: GM and UAW reach tentative labor agreement [UPDATED]
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    Contract negotiations between General Motors and the United Auto Workers have led to a tentative agreement on a new labor deal, pending ratification by membership. Specifics of the four-year contract, agreed upon last night at around 11:00 PM, have not been released, but in an official ...

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    Buick Envision crossover concept teased ahead of Shanghai reveal
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    Buick has a huge presence in China, where customers have placed the Tri-shield brand on par with the world's leading luxury automakers. It makes sense, then, that Buick would choose the Shanghai Auto Show as the location of choice to showcase the brand's new compact crossover concept. General ...

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    GM Belgium factory shutting down after failure to find buyer
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    General Motors is shutting the doors on its Antwerp, Belgium manufacturing facility after failing to find a buyer for the plant. According to Automotive News, companies from both the United States and China expressed interest in the factory, but GM says that neither could come up with a ...

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    GM's Ed Welburn finally drives Oldsmobile Aerotech record-breaker he designed
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    Of all the people longing to drive the Oldsmobile Aerotech back in the 1980s, you'd expect that the cars designer would have taken it for a few spins. Despite having his first sketch for the project turn in to the record-setting aerodynamic research vehicle, Ed Welburn's closest contact with the ...

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    Report: U.S. breaks even if GM stock hits $133.78
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    According to Neil Barofsky, the treasury department's inspector general, in order for the U.S. government to break even on its investment in General Motors, the company's stock will have to hit at least $133.78 a share. Thanks to the massive auto industry bailout, the government currently holds a ...

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    Report: GM's Akerson says taxpayer payback will take years
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    New General Motors CEO Dan Akerson's first bit of big news isn't exactly good news: paying back the taxpayer for loans during GM's dark days is going to take years. How many years remains uncertain, with Akerson saying the company's performance will be the test, since repaying the government in a ...

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    Report: Ghosn confirms he got offer to run GM
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    In the book Overhaul: An Insider's Account of the Obama Administration's Emergency Rescue of the Auto Industry, former auto task force chief Steve Rattner details the goings on during one of the most tumultuous times in the history of the auto industry. Yet another factoid to come out of the book ...

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    GM testing OnStar Facebook and texting functionality
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    General Motors is ready to bring the fight to Ford's Sync system with a reworked version of OnStar, but the salient details won't be revealed for another seven days. However, we've gotten word from the General that it's testing two new features: Audio Facebook updates and voice texting. On the ...

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    General Motors unveils Chevrolet Aveo show car ahead of Paris Motor Show
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    2011 Chevrolet Aveo – Click above for high-res image gallery
    General Motors is continuing its small-car onslaught by showing off the next-generation Chevrolet Aveo at this year's Paris Motor Show. According to the company, the show car on display will be the spitting image of the actual ...

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    U.S. to limit foreign investors in GM IPO?
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    According to The Wall Street Journal, members of the U.S. Treasury are worried about General Motors' upcoming IPO. They aren't concerned for the automaker's stock price, or how even how many investors may decide to buy into the company – they're concerned about what country the money is ...

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    Chevrolet signs Tim Allen as brand's new voice
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    General Motors has officially announced that television and movie star Tim Allen will be the new "voice of Chevrolet," starting with a series of ads that will begin airing on September 7. These ads will be for the all-new 2011 Chevrolet Cruze, and while Allen is a big-name with a very recognizable ...

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    Report: Former GM CEO Fritz Henderson to lead Sunoco spinoff
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    If you've been wondering what former General Motors CEO Fritz Henderson has been up to since getting the boot, The Detroit News has the skinny for you. Henderson is now headed to Sunoco to fill in as the company's senior vice president, at least for now. The company is currently planning to spin ...

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    Chevrolet Volt will not be eligible for HOV-lane access until mid-2012
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    Prospective owners of the Chevrolet Volt and Nissan Leaf shouldn't get too excited about driving in California carpool lanes as soon as they take delivery. Late Tuesday night California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed SB 535 into law, extending access to the high-occupancy-vehicle (HOV) lanes ...

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    Rumormill: General Motors mid-size sedans going all four-cylinder
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    Straight from the "No Surprise" department comes word from GMInsideNews that all of General Motors mid-size offerings will come equipped with four-cylinder engines as the only available powerplant. GM has made it clear for the last few years that a large part of its future product strategy is to ...

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    GM releases 2011 Holden Series II family for Australia
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    2011 Holden Series II family – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We'll admit it – we miss the Pontiac G8. A lot. General Motors' Americanized version of the rear-wheel-drive Holden Commodore met its death with the demise of Pontiac last year, and of all the GM products that we've ...

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    Report: New GM CEO shopping for house in Detroit
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    Outgoing CEO Ed Whitacre was never supposed to be the long-term chief executive at General Motors. In fact, he never even purchased a home in the Detroit area, instead opting to commute between San Antonio, Texas and a (we're guessing really nice) Detroit apartment. That won't be the case for Dan ...

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    GM to Investors: Internal financial reporting controls are ineffective
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    Now that General Motors has submitted the necessary paperwork for its IPO to the SEC, Forbes read through the entire 734 page filing and found this curious tidbit: "We have determined that our disclosure controls and procedures and our internal control over financial reporting are currently not ...

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    Report: Bill Ford admits Blue Oval may lose investors to GM IPO, seems unconcerned
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    Bill Ford, executive officer for Ford Motor Co., seems to be taking a fairly realistic stance when it comes to arch-rival General Motors releasing its IPO. While speaking at the kickoff of this weekend's Woodward Dream Cruise, Ford said that he was certain that some of his company's investors ...

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    Report: GM poaches Hyundai marketing VP Chris Perry to head Chevy PR
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    The constant churn at General Motors' U.S. marketing organization continues with the hiring of former Hyundai marketing vice president, Chris Perry (right), to run marketing for the Chevrolet brand. Perry follows former top Hyundai marketing chief Joel Ewanick over to GM just five months after ...

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    General Motors 2011 VIN decoder reveals new 1.0L, 1.2L, 1.6L four cylinder engines
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    2010 Chevrolet Spark – Click above for high-res image gallery
    General Motors' Service and Parts Operations website has published a pair of new documents for decoding 2011 model year Vehicle Identification Numbers (VIN) which reveal several new engines. The passenger car list includes a ...

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