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Cadillac's President Reminds Us A New Cadillac V8 Is Coming

Apr 16 2015 08:47 PM | Cadillac News
Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen is known for slipping out little bits of information. Case in point was earlier today when an analyst in a Facebook group said Cadillac would axing the V8 from most of their models aside from Cadillac CTS-V and Escalade. Johan joined the discussion and went on to correct this by stating that there will be a new V8 engine that will be purpose built for Cadillac. In Johan's words, "There absolutely will be another state -of - the -art mega powerful highly efficient new 8- cylinder from Cadillac, besides the CTS- V engine. Purpose designed for Cadillac....the V8 Cadillac is alive and well today, and will be in even better shape tomorrow."

Now, news of a forthcoming Cadillac V8 isn't breaking n...

Production Version of Chevrolet Bolt Will Keep the Name

Apr 16 2015 01:10 PM | Chevrolet News
We know that Chevrolet will be sending the Bolt concept car into production late next year, but there a number of items still up in the air such as what will the production model will be called. Surely Chevrolet won't keep the Bolt name as it introduces confusion with the Volt, right?

Tim Mahoney, Chevrolet's marketing chief tells USA Today that Bolt is sticking around.

"The decision is made. The name won't be changed,"said Mahoney

Mahoney explained that while the two names do sound similar, it provides Chevrolet "an advantage." That advantage is the Bolt name "association with Chevrolet is nearly immediate,"since the Volt is a well known Chevrolet.

Mahoney went onto say that Chevrolet did two...

Judge Rules General Motors Can Keep Its Bankruptcy Shield

Apr 16 2015 08:50 AM | GM News
General Motors will not have to face a number of lawsuits and as much as $10 billion in damages over a ignition-switch defect that led to the recall of 2.6 million vehicles.

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Robert Gerber announced yesterday that the bankruptcy shield, which protects new GM from claims originating before its 2009 bankruptcy and restructuring will be upheld. Now this ruling applies to a small number of suits dealing with crashes before July 2009. Most of the suits filed against GM deal with economic losses, such as diminished resale value.

Judge Gerber said people claiming economic losses may “assert otherwise viable claims against New GM for any causes of action that might exist arising solely out of New GM’s o...

Technology Review: Volvo On Call

Apr 16 2015 07:00 AM | William Maley in Reviews

With a large chunk of the population carrying some form of a smartphone, automakers are keen to take advantage of it. The past year has seen an number of smartphone applications from OEMs that provide such features as trip computer information, remote...

Ask Me Anything: 2015 Chevrolet Colorado

Apr 15 2015 02:25 PM | William Maley in Reviews

Another week is upon us and a new review vehicle has arrived. In this case it happens to be the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado Z71. This is one of the vehicles that I have been waiting for quite awhile to get my hands on for review and its finally here. My pa...

2016 Cadillac ELR, Now With Updates

Apr 15 2015 09:05 AM | William Maley in Cadillac News

The fate of the Cadillac ELR has been up in the air with no real updates to the model since it was introduced in the 2014 model year, and Cadillac's boss saying there will likely not be a second-generation model. But at least for the time being, Cadill...

Chevrolet Spark EV Sees A Price Drop, New Lease Special

Apr 14 2015 01:15 PM | William Maley in Chevrolet News

General Motors smallest electric vehicle, the Chevrolet Spark EV will be getting a price cut. Announced today, the Chevrolet Spark EV will now ring at $25,995 (including freight), a decrease of $1,675. General Motors notes that with federal and state i...



Technology Review: Volvo On Call

Experiencing the beginning of the connected car age

Ask Me Anything: 2015 Chevrolet Colorado

The #technologyandstuff mobile is here for a review. Have any questions about it?

First Ride - 2016 Nissan Maxima

The 2016 Nissan Maxima was revealed on April 2nd at the New York Auto Show and we got to take a ride in one that same evening.