Hemmings Auto Blogs
Lost Cars of the 1980s - Dodge Mirada
Though this may be hard to fathom in today's compact-crossover driven marketplace, personal luxury coupes were once seen as an essential component in any automaker's catalog.
GM extends summer production shutdown at Russian plant as market cools
General Motors Co. will extend the summer shutdown at its factory in St. Petersburg, Russia, as the country's car market growth slows down.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Ghost of Daddy's Passing
Momma and I stopped by unannounced. He wasn't there, but it smelled like he'd run out for a minute, probably to pick up a box of King Edward cigars or whatever it was he'd sometimes have in that brown paper bag.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
1970 Oldsmobile Cutlass$36,900RK Motors Charlotte
Looking for a unique A-body to show? How about a reference-grade, numbers-matching, limited-production variant for under $40k? This 1970 Cutlass Rallye 350 is one of just 3,547 produced in attempt to offer an exciting car that wasn't all motor.
Should GM Be Part Of Your Stock Portfolio?
After filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in June 2009, General Motors has gradually been regaining its financial viability and plans to regain its lost market share by revamping 90% of its vehicle offerings by 2016.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
General Motors Plans to Save $1 Billion on Material and Logistic Costs
General Motors, once the largest carmaker in the world plans to save $1 billion by optimizing its logistics circuit and material costs, chief financial officer for North America Chuck Stevens said.
GM to Halt Production at Russia Plant for Month
General Motors Co. will halt production at its St. Petersburg plant for a month this summer, two weeks longer than originally planned, partly due to a slowdown in demand in the Russian auto market, a spokesman said Wednesday.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Lansing State Journal
With cars unsold, Olds lover set to show off
If the price had been right, Calvin Badgley would have -- for one of the first times in memory -- attended the annual Oldsmobile Homecoming Car Show this weekend without showing off one of his two beloved 1974 Hurst/Oldsmobile pace cars.
Contract Wins: GE, Fuel Tech, Ametek, Leyden, Concurrent Technologies
Sunshine Oilsands has selected GE's produced water evaporation technology for its steam-assisted gravity drainage West Ells project in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada.
Auto Industry Stock Outlook - June 2013 - Zacks Analyst Interviews
The auto industry is highly concentrated. The top 10 global automakers account for roughly 80% of the worldwide production and nearly 90% of total vehicles sold in the U.S. In the first five months of 2013, General Motors Company led with a 18.0% market share in the U.S., followed by Ford Motor Co.
GM's Lieblein Aims to Save $1 Billion Amid 18 New Models
It's a billion-dollar conundrum for an auto company: how to save money while introducing 18 new or refreshed vehicles in 12 months in the U.S. If resurgent General Motors Co.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Hemmings Auto Blogs
Hemmings Find of the Day - 1959 Oldsmobile 98 convertible
Sometimes we pick cars for the Hemmings Find of the Day because they're outrageous in some respect.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Trumbull ranks high in wages lost to imports
The number of Trumbull County workers seeking help after being displaced by competition from foreign imports is the second highest among all 88 Ohio counties, according to a report released Thursday by U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Tue Jun 04, 2013
You Forgot All About The Chrysler Crossfire, Didn't You?
Admit it. The Chrysler Crossfire has slipped your mind. Days, no weeks - months, a year, two, three - have gone by, and no Chrysler Crossfire, a car to which you once probably devoted a thought here and there.
Futures marginally lower ahead of quiet day
U.S. equity futures traded marginally lower after Monday's gains and heading into a quiet day both on the earnings and economics calendars.
1998 UAW strikes at Flint Metal Center and Flint East didn't expedite GM's departure from...
General Motors had more than 30,000 workers and 18 facilities in Genesee County before a 54-day strike that began June 5, 1998.
General Motors S&P 500 inclusion marks another step in recovery
General Motors, four years after being kicked out of the Standard & Poor's 500 Index, will heal another wound of the financial crisis when it rejoins the benchmark gauge for American equities this week.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
GM Sales Led by Chevrolet Silverado, Cruze, Equinox; Up 3.1 Percent
General Motors has reported its May 2013 sales, and the numbers paint a rosy picture for the Detroit, Michigan-based automaker.
Fri May 31, 2013
Mark Phelan: Beware of bad gasoline choices
Let the driver beware: Not all gasoline is created equal. As the summer vacation driving season begins, paying attention at the pump can add miles per gallon to your fuel economy, and protect your engine.