The US Department of Transportation has decided to extend its regulatory supervision over General Motors for an additional year. The government agency believes that the oversight is a proactive way to address possible safety defects.
General Motors is recalling 521,817 vehicles worldwide in two separate campaigns. One covers a problem with the seat belts in the Chevy Malibu, and the other is a possible manufacturing error for the seats on the Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon.
The GM Design Dome just received a thorough update with new lighting, video and sound systems to present new vehicles in an even better light. The old trees from the outdoor patio were turned into art by the company's designers.
GM is investing $5.4 billion in factory upgrades in the US over the next three years. So far, the company is only going into specific detail about the improvements at three plants, totaling $783.5 million.
The students at Clemson University's International Center for Automotive Research have unveiled their latest concept car, called Deep Orange 5. This one has help from General Motors and imagines an egg-shaped, connected car for future cities.
Despite the similarity to the Volt, Chevrolet's upcoming EV will definitely be called the Bolt, according to the brand's marketing boss. The company conducted two studies into the name to make sure this is a good idea.