Last year, the three-month promotion resulted in 58,000 vehicle sold, a 34% increase from the year prior. According to Costco officials, more than half of the people who purchased vehicles during the 2015 event said they switched to a General Motors brand because of the promotion.
October 5, 2016
In a verdict that took less than an hour to decide, a Houston Jury found that a General Motors ignition switch in a 2007 Saturn Sky did not cause a 2011 crash that killed one person and injured another, according to USA Today.
August 26, 2016
Fueled by domestic brands and the sale of trucks and SUVs, the average price for a new vehicle in June increased 2% from a year to $33,652, according to Kelley Blue Book.
July 5, 2016
Kia ended the 27-year reign of premium brands by ranking highest among all nameplates in J.D. Power’s annual study. Overall, new-vehicle quality improved 6%, which was double last year’s 3% improvement.
June 22, 2016
General Motors Co. has named Tony Francavilla as vice president of global quality, according to a company announcement. In this role, he will be responsible or leading the company’s global quality efforts, aimed at providing customers with the highest quality vehicles.
June 14, 2016
General Motors named Mark Rainey director of dealer development. He will be responsible for the growth of minority and female dealers within the automaker's U.S.-based Chevrolet, Buick-GMC and Cadillac dealer networks, according to the company.
June 7, 2016
General Motors should gain market share by replacing 88% of its light-duty lineup by 2020, while Volkswagen and Korean automakers are relying too heavily on cars with consumer demand shifting toward SUVs and trucks, a Bank of America Merrill Lynch analyst has said.
May 12, 2016
Introduced last month, Senate Bill 3 would permit electric vehicle makers to sell vehicles directly to consumers at up to three locations. The state dealers association, General Motors and the Alliance of Auto Manufacturers have taken a stand against the measure.
March 2, 2016
General Motors responded on Friday to legal concerns raised in a Feb. 8 letter from the California New Car Dealers Association. The automaker said it is not infringing on its dealers' used-vehicle operations, adding that projected sales from its Factory Pre-Owned Collection program will represent 'roughly 1% or less of current used retail volume our dealer network sells.'
February 23, 2016
The automaker Factory Pre-Owned Collection portal is now live. The site, which will open up the automaker's remarketing channel to consumers, contains more than 30,000 used cars with less than 37,000 miles on the odometer.
February 10, 2016
The regulator said the three companies agreed to settle its charges that they failed to disclose that some certified pre-owned vehicles were subject to open and unrepaired safety recalls despite claims of rigorous inspections in advertisements.
January 28, 2016
General Motors' decision to open up its remarketing channel to consumers through an online car-buying portal may give dealers pause, but officials said the move is designed to help GM dealers compete with third-party sites that are disrupting the used-car market.
January 14, 2016
New-vehicle sales for 2015 totaled 17.5 million units, with the industry closing out the year with December sales of 1.6 million units, according to Autodata Corp.
January 12, 2016
The General Motors Board of Directors has unanimously elected Mary Barra as its next chairman, effective immediately. She succeeds Theodore Solso, who will serve as the board’s lead independent director.
January 5, 2016
On Monday, ridesharing firm Lyft announced it closed a $1 billion round of funding, half a million of which came from General Motors. The plan, according to the two companies, is to eventually deploy a fleet of GM self-driving vehicle within Lyft’s ride-hailing service.
January 4, 2016