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GM to cut production at 5 plants in North America, kill several models

Production to be halted at Oshawa, Lordstown, Hamtramck, elsewhere

Oshawa, Lordstown, Hamtramck, Baltimore, Warren affected.

Video
When lowriders are life, of course they'll be involved in a marriage proposal

Watch this lowrider deliver a relationship highlight

She said yes.

Confirmed
No, Cadillac is not killing its flagship CT6 sedan

Caddy's range-topping sedan does not sleep with the fishes.

Cadillac boss Johan de Nysschen puts the kibosh on the killing talk.

Opinion
GM won't really kill off the Chevy Volt and Cadillac CT6, will it?

It really seems that the UAW wants to protect jobs by moving production to low-volume plants.

Massachusetts town abuzz over bees in car trunk

Authorities in Fitchburg, Massachusetts believe that a bee hive was stashed in the trunk of a parked car with malicious intent.

Official
GM idles four plants in wake of Japanese earthquake

In the aftermath of recent earthquakes in Japan, GM is expecting a shortage in the supply of certain parts, so it's shutting down four of its plants in North America for two weeks.

Recalls
GM recalling 1.4 million older vehicles for oil leak fire risk

GM is recalling 1.4 million older vehicles with its 3.8-liter V6 because oil can leak and cause a fire. The company has had campaigns for this issue before, and there are 1,345 reports of blazes in vehicles that had already been repaired.

Official
GM adds 1,200 jobs at Detroit-Hamtramck plant

General Motors is responding to demand across the board for the products at its Detroit-Hamtramck factory, adding a second shift and hiring over 1,200.

Recalls
2014-15 Chevy Impala recalled over airbag fault

GM is recalling 5,700 Chevy Impala sedans due to a manufacturing error that could cause a fault in the Automatic Occupant Sensing system.

Video
Petrolicious profiles one man and his duo of '64 Impalas

For its latest video, Petrolicious looks at two pieces of classic American iron and the man who keeps them on the road.

Report
CNG Chevy Impala launch delay grows to a year

The Chevrolet Impala Bi-Fuel was supposed to go on sale in the summer of 2014 with gasoline and compressed natural gas for power. However, delays surrounding its CNG system mean that they still aren't at dealers.

Official
Chevy Impala shows its dark side with new Midnight Edition

The Chevrolet Impala is getting a dark, new look with the Midnight Edition that covers the sedan in stealthy, black paint and matching trim.

Recalls
GM recalls Cadillac ATS and Chevy Impala for separate issues

GM is announcing two recalls to align its vehicles with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards. One covers the moonroof controls for the Cadillac ATS, and the other controls the electronic parking brake for the Chevy Impala.

Video
Can DARPA hack into a Chevy Impala through OnStar?

60 Minutes has a segment showing how the Software Innovation Division of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency hacks into a Chevrolet Impala through the Onstar telematics system and gains control of the vehicle while reporter Leslie Stahl is driving.

Report
Crash victim found still inside car 6 hours after it was towed away [w/video]

Police in Ohio were confused after a man involved in an early morning car accident couldn't be found. Six hours later, he turned up inside the vehicle at the nearby tow yard where the vehicle was taken. It's not clear whether responders missed the injured man or if he returned to the vehicle at some point.

Report
Chevy working on production Impala Midnight Edition

To put together the Impala Blackout concept for SEMA, Chevrolet didn't need to go much further than its accessories catalog. The in-house connection is what could make it possible for Chevy to get a production version of the Blackout into dealers this model year, with its few bits of chrome trim and dark detailing on the 19-inch aluminum wheels set into an abyss of gloss black paint, black Bowtie, grille surround, rear spoiler and mirror caps. The interior is black leather, with stainless steel

Report
NHTSA closes book on Ford, GM probes of 600,000 vehicles

US safety regulators have closed a pair of investigations into some 500,000 Ford Crown Victoria, Mercury Grand Marquis and Marauder sedans built between 2004 to 2007, and 100,000 Chevrolet Impala models from 2014.

SEMA
A crew of Chevrolet customs focus on style at SEMA [w/video]

Not all of the customs at SEMA are about showing off huge power or wild body kits. Automakers also bring along a smattering of concepts that just display some of the styling options possible for their models. Chevrolet is no different, and it has a bunch of modestly modded bow ties on display at this year's show.

Official
2015 Green Car Of The Year finalists announced, run alt-fuel gamut

Short List Includes Audi A3 TDI, BMW i3, Chevy Impala Bi-Fuel, Honda Fit, VW Golf

The 2015 edition of the Green Car of the Year award is following right in the footsteps of previous years with a variety of alt-fuel powertrains making the just-announced finalists list. You've got your plug-in vehicle (the BMW i3), your compressed natural gas (the Chevy Impala Bi-Fuel), your high-efficiency diesel (the Audi A3 TDI), your 40+ mile-per-gallon gas engine (the Honda Fit) and, finally, a car that can do a little bit of everything (the VW Golf).

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