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General Motors : Analysis
The latest iteration of Chevrolet's iconic sports car can accelerate from 0-60 in less than four seconds.

The new Corvette Stingray: Worth the wait?

GM shows off the first update to its classic Chevy sports car since 2005

General Motors : Analysis
The first 2013 Cadillac ATS rolls off the assembly line at the General Motors Lansing Grand River plant on July 26.

The government's plan to get out of General Motors: Too soon?

A new plan to sell GM shares will likely cost taxpayers billions of dollars

General Motors : Burning Question
The license plate on the first 2013 Cadillac ATS available for retail is shown after the vehicle rolls off the assembly line at a General Motors plant on July 26.

Time for the government to sell its stake in GM?

The automaker is reportedly pushing the Obama administration to give up its hefty stake in the company — a move that could cost taxpayers billions of dollars

General Motors : Opinion Brief
Assembly line workers build a Chevy Volt at the General Motors Detroit Hamtramck Assembly Plant in Hamtramck, Michigan.

The Chevy Volt's $89,000 production cost: A waste of money?

Reuters reports that GM is losing $49,000 for every Volt it builds, renewing criticism that the eco-friendly hybrid will never be profitable

General Motors : Instant Guide
President Obama speaks to auto workers at a GM plant in Lordstown, Ohio, in 2009: Not wanting to appear partisan, GM has barred the presidential candidates from its plants.

Why is GM barring Obama and Romney from its plants?

The auto giant is doing all it can to remain above the political fray, but analysts say the company's mega-bailout isn't going to be forgotten anytime soon

General Motors : Analysis
GM workers assemble the 2012 Cadillac CTS and 2013 Cadillac ATS July 26: The auto maker has hit another rough patch, with significant drops in its net income and U.S. market share.

Will GM go bankrupt again?

The iconic automaker has hit a post-bankruptcy, post-bailout slump. Can it recover on its own this time?

General Motors : Opinion Brief
Not so hot on your brand new 2013 Chevrolet Camero 1LE? GM will take it back for a full refund within 60 days of your (regrettable) purchase.

GM's 'love it or return it' offer: Desperate move?

In an attempt to catch up with a resurgent Toyota, the U.S. auto giant is resorting to an unusual measure — a 60-day, money-back guarantee

General Motors : Opinion Brief
Mitt Romney at the North American Auto Show in 2008: In an op-ed that same year, Romney urged the government to let Detroit go bankrupt.

Team Romney claims Mitt saved GM: 'The height of hypocrisy'?

The Romney camp boasts that GM survived bankruptcy only because President Obama followed the GOP candidate's advice. Really?

General Motors : Opinion Brief
General Motors CEO Dan Akerson's $7.7 million salary last year is only about one-quarter of what Ford CEO Allan Mulally took home.

Dan Akerson's $7.7 million salary: Is the GM boss underpaid?

The auto giant says its chief steered the company to a record profit last year, and complains that government pay caps prevent him from receiving his due

General Motors : Petty Controversy
GOP presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich implied that the Chevy Volt is too liberal because it can't handle a gun rack... but one hybrid enthusiast proved him wrong.

Petty controversy: Newt Gingrich vs. the Chevy Volt

The former House speaker suggests that the hybrid vehicle is too wimpy to handle a gun rack, provoking a smackdown from GM

General Motors : The List
Just two years after its federal bailout, General Motors regained its ranking as the world's number-one automaker with $7.6 billion profit in 2011.

G.M.'s record-smashing profits: 6 talking points

The 103-year-old automaker just had its best year ever. So why is it acting like a "company on the rocks"?

General Motors : Opinion Brief
Chevy Volts in a General Motors factory: In three instances, the much-hyped electric car has caught fire days or weeks after crash tests.

Chevy Volts' potentially flammable batteries: Are the cars still safe?

GM's green-energy star hits a speed bump — with some Volts catching fire weeks after being damaged in government crash tests

General Motors : The List
Chrysler's sales jumped 27 percent in September 2011 (compared to the previous September), and some analysts believe it's a sign that consumers are getting used to big buys even in a bad economy.

The auto industry's 'surprisingly' good September: 6 theories

GM, Chrysler, and Ford all enjoy a spike in vehicle sales. What caused it?

General Motors : Best Video
Cadillac's proposed Ciel convertible may be big, but it's also more efficient than the brand's "luxury barges" of the past, thanks to a hybrid system and lithium-ion battery.

Could the big, 'bold' Ciel make Cadillac great again?

The promise of a hulking new convertible has car aficionados buzzing about the luxury brand's potential comeback

General Motors : Opinion Brief
GM's Segway-like electric car, which is expected to be released around 2020, uses GPS signals to steer itself where a passenger tells it to go.

GM's new self-driving pod car

The hands-free two-wheeler will be able to park itself, and come when you call it by smartphone

General Motors : Opinion Brief
The recovering American automaker posted an "impressive" $4.7 billion profit for 2010, but GM's stock price still took a hit.

GM turns a profit: Why isn't that good news?

The Detroit automaker turned its first profit since 2004, but saw shares slump almost immediately. Why isn't the market encouraged that GM's back in the black?

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