NEW YORK, USA: General Motors (GM) plans to ask a bankruptcy court to rule that it is protected from lawsuits arising from faulty ignitions tied to 13 deaths and numerous crashes.
17 Apr 2014 07:42
WASHINGTON, USA: - Documents revealed this week show that General Motors' Chief Executive Mary Barra was told of steering problems on cars in 2011. The steering problem and an ignition switch problem has led to the company's recall of 2.6m cars worldwide.
16 Apr 2014 08:49
WASHINGTON, USA: Conceding company officials knew of their cars' potentially deadly ignition switches for years, GM chief Mary Barra apologised on Tuesday (2 April) and said the car manufacturer had a "civic responsibility" to make things right.
3 Apr 2014 09:08
CHICAGO, USA: General Motors announced its second massive recall in two months as it works to contain a growing scandal over the safety of its vehicles.
18 Mar 2014 09:07
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Apple announced that cars will roll out this year with CarPlay technology making iPhones helpful road-trip companions, complete with Siri sending messages on the driver's behalf.
4 Mar 2014 09:15
CHICAGO, USA: Brutal winter weather chilled US car sales in February, with General Motors and Ford reporting losses even as rival Chrysler extended a winning streak.
4 Mar 2014 08:29
NEW YORK, USA: General Motors said it was recalling nearly 780,000 sedans sold in North America for an ignition switch problem that could shut off a moving car's electrical devices, including airbags.
14 Feb 2014 10:02
DETROIT, USA: General Motors said that it sold 9.71m cars last year, beating rival car manufacturer Volkswagen but probably only holding onto second place behind world leader Toyota.
15 Jan 2014 07:29
DETROIT, USA: Volkswagen plans to fill a big hole in its US portfolio by launching a midsized sport utility vehicle in 2016 and will expand its manufacturing presence in the region, the German car manufacturer has announced.
14 Jan 2014 08:52
Chrysler convinces NBC to convert over 175 local ad breaks into a single two-minute national break during the Super Bowl XLVI. (Video)
14 Jan 2014 10:42
LAS VEGAS, USA: The new Chevrolets coming out this year will be faster - at least when it comes to gleaning information from the superhighway.
7 Jan 2014 07:13
NEW YORK, USA: Ford announced plans for a prototype hybrid car that uses solar energy from a rooftop charger, to reduce petrol consumption without drawing electricity from the national electricity grid.
6 Jan 2014 06:07
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