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    Breaking: General Motors expands ignition-switch recall again by 971,000 cars
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    Days before Congress holds hearings on why it took General Motors so long to let millions of car owners know about a potentially deadly defect, the car company admitted more cars are affected and is recalling nearly one million more cars globally. General Motors announced late Friday it would ...

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    Report: Barra says recalled GM cars 'safe to drive' with one big 'if'
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    The ongoing investigation into General Motors' 1.6-million-car ignition recall continues to pick up steam, with most questions centering on what the company knew and when it knew it. On Tuesday, newly minted CEO Mary Barra held a press conference to directly address questions about GM's safety ...

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    Report: GM's got 107 problems and NHTSA's No. 1
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    General Motors' problems with its recall of roughly 1.6-million vehicles continue to mount. Now that it has emerged that GM knew about the problem since at least 2004 but waited to recall vehicles until February 2014, regulators at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have begun a ...

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    Followup: GM facing federal investigation into timeliness of deadly ignition recall
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    Thirteen motorists are dead, and federal safety regulators want to know why. On Wednesday, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced it would investigate why General Motors delayed a recall of more than 1.37 million vehicles when it knew a defect existed for as long as a ...

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    Breaking: GM expands ignition switch recall to over 1.3 million cars amid climbing death toll
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    588,000 Saturn Sky, Saturn Ion, Pontiac Solstice and Chevy HHR models join the 778,000 cars already being recalled. General Motors has announced a massive expansion of a 778,000-unit recall we told you about two weeks ago, doubling not only the total number of cars affected but expanding the ...

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    Official: Tauro puts Spanish flavor, Corvette engine into Pontiac Solstice
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    While it may have had its fans, we have to say we don't much miss the roadster family which General Motors based on its Kappa platform. Sold alternately as the Pontiac Solstice, Saturn Sky, Opel GT and Daewoo G2X (depending largely on the market), the roadster as much about style as substance, ...

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    Barrett-Jackson 2011: First and last 2010 Pontiac Solstice on the block *UPDATE: W/Video
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    First and last 2010 Pontiac Solstice at Barrett-Jackson 2011 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    A great cry of weeping and teeth-gnashing could be heard around the globe after General Motors decided to put an end to the Pontiac brand a few years back. Of course, that also means the ...

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    Finally Official: Pontiac is dead
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    2009 Pontiac Solstice Coupe GXP – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Pontiac has been dead for some time now, at least from a manufacturing point of view. The Vibe was the last vehicle to roll of a Pontiac assembly line, marking the end of new car production for the brand in August of ...

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    Self-proclaimed "irritant" Bob Lutz honored by GM
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    Bob Lutz is now officially into the swing of being retired. The former General Motors Vice Chairman has been living the life of leisure since the end of April, but the company he helped steer through Chapter 11 took some time to honor the living automotive legend in a number of receptions held ...

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    Officially Official: Fisker buys GM's Wilmington Delaware plant
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    In Wilmington, Delaware this morning, Governor Jack Markell was joined by Vice President Joe Biden and Henrik Fisker (seen at right) for the official announcement about the purchase of General Motors' closed plant there. Fisker will re-tool the plant to build a new, more affordable plug-in hybrid ...

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    Rumormill: DeLorean Motor Company considering rescuing Pontiac Solstice?
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    DeLorean Motor Company Pontiac Solstice renderings – Click above for high-res image gallery
    General Motors has made a science out of sharing platforms. So when the company's Kappa platform was introduced for a new rear-drive roadster to be distributed across three different motor divisions, ...

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    REPORT: The Sky has a limit after all, as GM Kappa production ends
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    Pontiac Solstice GXP - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Old saying: The flame that burns twice as bright burns only half as long. Having driven our share of Pontiac Solstice and Saturn Sky roadsters, we can't honestly declare them to be brightly burning flames. Oh, they have their good ...

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    2009 Pontiac Solstice GXP Coupe: Great moments in cupholder history
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    2009 Pontiac Solstice GXP Coupe's weird cupholders – Click above for high-res image gallery
    If you've ever driven a Pontiac Solstice, you know that it's a very pretty but extremely flawed car. In the interest of getting the concept car's look exactly right in production form, GM had to make ...

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    Review: Pontiac Solstice GXP Coupe goes quick, just don't look back
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    2009 Pontiac Solstice GXP Coupe - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Climb into the Pontiac Solstice Coupe and there's an unsettling feeling of familiarity. We've been here before. And after driving off, it all begins to gel, although it has nothing to do with our previous stints in the ...

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    Pontiac Solstice and Saturn Sky could live on... with different parents
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    Pontiac Solstice Coupe - Click above for a high-res image gallery
    General Motors' acting CEO Fritz Henderson has said the Wilmington, DE plant that currently produces the Pontiac Solstice and Saturn Sky could be sold if a buyer was interested in producing the two roadsters. "If someone were to ...

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    Rendered speculation: Chevrolet Sky-Volt?
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    One of the many unfortunate casualties of General Motors' financial apocalypse is the loss of the Kappa platform, the small, rear-wheel drive architecture underpinning the Pontiac Solstice and Saturn Sky. With both of those brands being discontinued and no plans to migrate any models over to GM's ...

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    Pontiac G8 GXP, Solstice Coupe - Future collectors items? [w/POLL]
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    2009 Pontiac Solstice Coupe - Click above for a high-res image gallery
    Like so many former GTO or Trans Am owners out there, will there be a day when you look back at the 2008 Pontiac G8 or Solstice as "the one that got away?" Probably not, according to Rob Hunting, General Manager at AutoTrader ...

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    Officially Official: GM kills Pontiac *UPDATED with LIVE webcast embed*
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    Rumors from late last week have come home to roost, and as part of its restructuring efforts, General Motors has just announced that Pontiac will be "phased out by the end of 2010." GM will continue to build its accelerated viability plan around four brands: Chevrolet, Cadillac, Buick, and GMC.As ...

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    SEMA 2008: Pontiac Solstice GXP Coupe Concept in the flesh
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    Click above for a high resolution gallery of the Solstice GXP Coupe Concept GM gave us an early look at its Solstice GXP Coupe Concept a few days ago, but we made sure to stop by the GM display to check out the coupe in person. We're glad to say that it's just as attractive in person, and we hope ...

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    SEMA Preview: Pontiac Solstice GXP Coupe Concept
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    Click above for a high resolution image The Pontiac Solstice is no stranger to the show floor at SEMA. Pontiac has previously shown the Solstice Weekend Club Racer in 2005, the Solstice GXP-R in 2006, and the single-seat Solstice SD-290 Concept. last year. For this year, GM's line of performance ...

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