Tuesday, January 18th, 2022

Category: Automotive

GMC, Porsche top J.D. Power’s sales satisfaction survey — but the real winner is online selling

Porsche was the highest-scoring luxury brand in the 2021 study. The German sports car maker rose five spots from a year earlier. Among mass-market brands, GMC ranked highest in satisfaction, displacing Mini from the...

Authenticom working to restore systems after likely ransomware attack

“Our automated security systems and people that responded to the initial alerts did exactly what they were supposed to do to protect your data,” Cottrell wrote. “Based on our investigation to date, it appears...

Solterra EV: Pure Subaru inside, part Toyota outside

When the Solterra goes on sale in mid-2022 in the U.S., Canada, Japan, Europe and China, Subaru says it will win buyers with the brand’s trademark X-Mode awd control system. Subaru also added a...

GM reorganizes IT business to raise software revenue

DETROIT — General Motors plans to restructure its information technology business into two divisions — digital business software and global IT — to help achieve a goal of generating $20 to $25 billion in...

Speeding Tesla driver raced through yellow light before Florida crash

The driver of a Tesla Inc. car that burst into flames after striking a tree last September in Florida had applied maximum acceleration and was racing at several times the speed limit, investigators said...

EPA chief Regan says Biden’s proposed auto emissions regulations will be ramped up

That proposal gave the EPA “a little bit more time to continue to do our own analysis” and draft a final regulation that reflected technical information from environmentalists and the auto industry, Regan said....

Chevrolet Silverado production resumes at GM Oshawa in Canada

The start of truck assembly Nov. 10 is also roughly two months ahead of the original January 2022 target GM shared last November when announcing the up to $1.3 billion investment. Unifor President Jerry...

How CEO Mary Barra wants to use EV push to boost GM’s market value

Mighty valuations of Tesla Inc. and electric vehicle startups signal an opportunity for General Motors, says CEO Mary Barra. Today, GM’s market cap is about $87 billion, far below Tesla’s, which stands at $1.04...

Feds charge 16th person in UAW corruption probe following internal union audit

The vehicles include a $74,000 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT, a $96,000 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk and a $76,000 2021 Dodge Durango, among others. Prosecutors allege Edmunds purchased roughly 10 firearms ranging between...