GM to Roll Out Semi-Automated Cars

(CNN) — General Motors says it’s going to roll out cars that can basically drive themselves in two years.  The company’s CEO said that some 2017 models would be able to talk to other vehicles and use sensors. She called the system “Super Cruise” and described it as a “semi-automated driving technology.” That technology will … Continue reading »

GM Issues Yet Another Recall

Detroit, Mich. (CNN) — General Motors is recalling more vehicles, the company announced Monday. The automaker says it’s recalling more than 3 million vehicles over an ignition switch issue linked to 8 crashes and 6 injuries. A GM spokesman said the issue in this newest recall relates to a different ignition switch problem from the … Continue reading »

GM Fires 15 Employees in Wake of Recalls

WARREN, Mich. (CNN) — The CEO of General Motors said Thursday that 15 people have been dismissed over the car company’s handling of faulty ignition switches. GM has admitted it discovered the ignition switch problem as early as 2004, but there was no recall until this year. Thirteen deaths have been linked to the problem. … Continue reading »

Local Dealership’s Recall Efforts

EUGENE, Ore. — The head of General Motors continues to get grilled in Washington DC over the massive recall believed to be tied to 13 deaths. Members of a Senate panel are accusing GM of trying to cover up problems with an ignition switch and it’s left a lot of vehicle owners with questions. This … Continue reading »

GM, AT&T Team Up to Make Cars Wi-Fi Hots

(CNN) — Forget the coffee shop, your car could be your next favorite Wi-Fi hot spot. General Motors and AT&T are teaming up to add 4G wireless service to several vehicles in the U.S. and Canada. Starting next year, the system will be available on 2015 model Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac cars and trucks. … Continue reading »