General Motors dealers who sell non-GM service contracts, parts and accessories must now disclose to their customers that the products are not backed by the automaker. Dealer trade groups believe the OEM’s stated goal of enhanced ‘safety and transparency’ is not the real reason for the new policy.
September 18, 2017
In a surprise addition to the P&A Leadership Summit agenda, Matthew Bartle and David Marcus of Bartle & Marcus LLC will address General Motors’ recent directives regarding the sale of non-OEM parts and service contracts.
August 29, 2017
General Motors dealers who sell non-GM service contracts, parts and accessories must now disclose to their customers that the products are not backed by the automaker. Dealers who don’t comply face possible termination of their franchise agreement.
August 24, 2017
The editor opens up about his time in the car audio industry and how that experience shaped his thoughts about the internet, telematics, and the connected car.
August 19, 2017
Chevrolet-Buick-GMC and Cadillac Protection is now onboarding and training GM’s U.S. dealers on MaximTrak’s Digital F&I Retailing Suite, which consists of interactive F&I menus, electronic contracting tools, dashboard reporting solutions, and a service drive menu.
August 9, 2017
J.D. Power’s annual dependability rankings include a strong showing from a number of mass-market manufacturers, including Toyota, General Motors and Hyundai.
February 22, 2017
General Motors is investing $1 billion in its U.S. manufacturing operations and will move production of axles for its pickup trucks from Mexico, the company announced on the eve of President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration.
January 17, 2017
Cadillac has launched a subscription-based, on-demand vehicle utilization program that provides access to Cadillac vehicles without a commitment to buy or lease.
January 9, 2017
Ford's decision to idle production of its F-150 pickup last week has followed several months of slowing demand in retail and fleet channels and may point to a larger trend in pickup sales.
October 25, 2016
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