General Motors said on Tuesday it will stop reporting monthly U.S. vehicle sales, saying the 30-day snapshot does not accurately reflect the market, and will instead issue quarterly sales.
Now here's a genuine novelty: In San Francisco, a motorcycle cop pulled over an autonomous vehicle and issued it a ticket. The future has arrived.
When it was first introduced in 2007, there was nothing like the original Ford Sync system, since it allowed car owners to connect and use a portable device better than anything that came before it. It took competitors awhile to catch up. But now Ford is the one playing catchup.
General Motors has announced that the fully autonomous Cruise AV will go into production in 2019. GM will invest more then $100 million to build the Bolt-based, self-driving EV at the Orion Township assembly plant in Michigan, alongside the standard Bolt and the Sonic. The roof modules containing lidar arrays, cameras, radar, and other sensors for the Cruise AV will be manufactured at the Brownstown Battery Assembly Plant. GM says this is "the first production-ready vehicle built from the start
General Motors chairman and chief executive Mary Barra met on Tuesday with U.S. regulatory chiefs, as the Trump administration approaches a deadline for deciding whether to lower landmark fuel efficiency standards through 2025.
Owners of GM vehicles will be able to rent them to other drivers.
The Silverado isn't getting either of these.
GM refiles Camaro and Corvette paperwork with the California Air Resources Board. The 2019 Camaro won't get a seven-speed manual, could get a 10-speed automatic.
It's the latest example of the president wading awkwardly into the global automotive industry.
The Trump administration might lower fuel economy targets as soon as 2021. Automakers desperately want concessions, spending $49 million on lobbying in 2017.
Well that was fast.
General Motors' stock rises on strong outlook for 2018, in sharp contrast to Ford
These big boys don't mind the cold.
"There's a very strong likelihood that we will outperform Ford in terms of operating earnings in 2018."
Just 13 percent of survey respondents said they would feel safer sharing the road with autonomous vehicles.
The new Silverado debuted last week.