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    How GM's OnStar is building a better Check Engine Light
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    Soon, OnStar will be used to mine your car's systems and compare its findings against vast pools of data in the cloud. We've all become accustomed to our cars' dashboards warning us of an impending calamity, be it low fuel, low tire pressure or even the dreaded nonspecific "check engine" ...

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    Exclusive: Corvette's Performance Data Recorder headed to other cars, will Cadillac ATS-V be first?
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    For 2015, the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray gained a novel piece of high-performance technology: The Performance Data Recorder. This trick system combines video from a front-mounted camera with in-car data and GPS information to help drivers record and study their lap times, complete with data ...

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    Followup: GM's Reuss explains why Cadillac is heading to New York
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    "We're going to take it to a place [New York] to change the way that we do business around the brand of Cadillac." – Mark Reuss General Motors product chief Mark Reuss elaborated Tuesday on Cadillac's move to New York in 2015, saying it will "elevate" the brand and allow it to reach new ...

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    Featured: GM reunites Corvette owner with car stolen 33 years ago [w/video]
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    Last week, we told you the story of George Talley, a 71-year-old Detroit man who had just received a whole heap of good news. Talley was informed by AAA and the Michigan State Police that his stolen Chevrolet Corvette had been found... after 33 years. While that's well and dandy, getting the car ...

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    Followup: Corvette Museum sinkhole repair timeline outline, Chevy to restore damaged cars
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    The eight cars swallowed up when a sinkhole erupted in the middle of the National Corvette Museum earlier this week will be sent to General Motors Design's Mechanical Assembly, which handles restorations for the GM Heritage Collection, in Warren, MI for full restorations. Vice President of ...

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    Report: GMC to get own model not shared with Chevy?
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    For years, GMC has existed as a brand without a single unique product, reconstituting Chevrolet trucks, SUVs and crossovers with more frosting in exchange for a few extra dollars. The Sierra is a Silverado, the Acadia a Traverse, and the Terrain an Equinox, although admittedly the latter pair are ...

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    Submit your questions for Autoblog Podcast #365 LIVE!
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    We're set to record Autoblog Podcast #365 tonight, and you can check out the topics below, drop us your questions and comments via our Q&A module, and don't forget to subscribe to the Autoblog Podcast in iTunes if you haven't already done so. To take it all in live, tune in to our UStream ...

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    Report: GM's Mark Reuss says America deserves a new wagon
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    There may be hope yet for the American wagon. Fox News spoke to the new head of product for General Motors, Mark Reuss, and asked him what kind of car he thinks GM should be making. "I still think no one's offered a really good, affordable wagon in the United States. You know, mainstream, fun, ...

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    Report: Cadillac chief says ATS convertible, wagon on the table
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    What we do know is that the ATS will wear at least one more bodystyle. That comes from Cadillac head Bob Ferguson, who answered "Absolutely" when Automotive News asked him about the possibility of another variant. What we don't know is what that bodystyle or styles will be. We now have a sedan ...

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    Breaking: GM's Mary Barra becomes first female CEO at global automaker
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    Akerson himself previously noted that a female CEO at one of the Detroit Three was "inevitable." Mary Barra is set to become the first woman to lead a global automaker. The executive will succeed General Motors' Dan Akerson, a former private equity bigwig who was appointed in 2009 to help ...

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    Report: Akerson may leave GM next year, search for replacement not started yet
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    Already there are many signs that suggest General Motors CEO Dan Akerson will retire next year, but he hasn't formally announced his plans to GM's board, The Economic Times reports, and the search for a new CEO apparently hasn't started. If Akerson retires next year, as is speculated, the move ...

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    Report: GM mulling Chevy Cruze hatchback for US, Buick 'Panamera' among other new models
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    We've spoken at length previously about the fallacy of poor hatchback sales in the US, and with the runaway success of its Chevrolet Cruze sedan, it's somewhat unsurprising to hear that General Motors is rethinking its decision not to sell an overseas five-door variant in North America as it ...

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    Report: Potential GM CEO successor named one of 50 most powerful women in business
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    Mary Barra, the current Executive Vice President, Global Product Development for General Motors and widely believed to be a leading candidate to succeed current GM CEO Dan Akerson, has been named to the Fortune's Top 50 Women in Business list for the second year in a row. Barra dropped a few ...

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    Report: GM's Akerson says female CEO at Detroit automaker 'inevitable'
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    Running a Detroit auto company won't be a good ol' boys club forever, at least according to the Chairman of General Motors, Dan Akerson. Speaking at the 2013 Michigan Automotive Summit this week, Akerson said that a female CEO was "inevitable," with some sources suggesting the comment may have ...

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    Report: GM girding for bumper crop of lease turn-ins
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    Four years ago, when General Motors was going through a government-baked bankruptcy, it really wasn't able to lease its vehicles to new-car shoppers – lending firms weren't exactly beating down the door with attractive lease deals back then, remember – but once out of Chapter 11, ...

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    Report: GM says hybrid Corvette no laughing matter [w/poll]
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    When Mark Reuss was in LA recently, he sat down to have a few words with the scribes at the Los Angeles Times. When the issue of a hybrid Corvette came up, Reuss answered with "Don't laugh." The General Motors president is a complete fan of the possibility, calling it "attractive" and "really ...

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    Report: GM's Reuss would like a 'nice, light, rear-drive car that's inexpensive'
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    We'll admit we had to read the quote from General Motors President of North America Mark Reuss a few times just to make sure we weren't missing something obvious. But it is correct – Reuss told Automotive News he'd like "A really nice, light, rear-drive car that's inexpensive..." to join ...

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    Report: 'Birthplace of GM' now back in company hands [w/video]
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    General Motors has signed a purchase agreement for the Durant-Dort Carriage Company factory in Flint, Michigan for an undisclosed sum. Calling the location "Factory One," GM President of North America Mark Reuss said he isn't sure what will be done with the site yet, but when it's "reborn" it ...

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    Report: Chevy might've pulled out of NASCAR if it weren't for new Gen 6 car
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    We've been on the fence with NASCAR for some time now. On one hand, it's some of the closest racing anywhere in motorsports, with actual passing and door-handle-to-door-handle action as a matter of course. But on the other, it's become template racing – a personality-driven sport more about ...

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    Report: Read an excerpt from Whitacre's book about how he fired Henderson and why Akerson got the job
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    It is probably best just to play this down the middle and let you read the excerpt from American Turnaround: Reinventing AT&T and GM and the Way We Do Business in the USA by Ed Whitacre. The author, you'll remember, was the former AT&T CEO who came out of retirement to take the position of ...

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