General Motors

Tesla is 'headed for the graveyard,' predicts former GM exec Bob Lutz

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is a nice guy who doesn't know how to run a car company, Bob Lutz, former vice chairman of General Motors, told CNBC on …

Tesla

These Were the 10 Most Stolen Cars in America Last Year

Do you own one of these cars? Simply locking your doors might not be enough to stop them from being stolen.<p>Nissan—John Murphy<p>James GilboyView James …

Ford Fusion

Automakers are hiring more people, despite automation robots

Most publicly traded automakers grew workforce since 2013<p>Even as many automotive assembly lines look like a scene from a dystopian science fiction movie, with robots performing everything from welding to painting with nary a living, breathing human being in sight, automakers are hiring more …

Automotive Industry

This Is the Weirdest Driverless Vehicle You've Ever Seen

It looks scary and weird, and is designed to come knocking at your door.<p>French carmaker Renault SA unveiled on Wednesday the EZ-Pro, an autonomous …

Automotive Industry

New tariff list creates risk of 'downward cycle' for US auto industry

New tariffs imposed by President Donald Trump on auto parts from China will hit carmaker profits, cut sales and threaten to "start a downward cycle" …

Tariffs

What Cadillac dealers can expect from Steve Carlisle

An open letter to Cadillac dealers:<p>I've had two opportunities in the last month to meet with Cadillac President Steve Carlisle, the former head of GM …

Cadillac

Fahrenheit 11/9 Is Powerful at Times, Scattered at Others

Michael Moore’s new film takes aim at President Trump and establishment Democrats alike, but it only succeeds when the director turns the camera on his hometown.<p>Michael Moore’s new film, <i>Fahrenheit 11/9,</i> kicks things off with the kind of montage that should be banned from all documentaries, at least …

Donald Trump

Brett Brown hints at future GM, will be hired before season starts

The Philadelphia 76ers relieved Bryan Colangelo of his general manager duties back in June. Now, with a new season fast approaching, the team is …

Brett Brown

Locked on Sixers: Elton Brand should have been named GM months ago

The 76ers always wanted someone with Elton Brand's profile, yet they waited months to make the logical choice for general manager of the …

General Motors

Ordering Coffee Through Your Car? New Apps Turn Cars Into Smartphones, Raising Safety Questions

Auto industry looks to tap revenue by providing e-commerce services in cars, but safety advocates warn of driver distraction<p>Car makers seeking new revenue streams are offering drivers the ability to preorder coffee or make restaurant reservations on the move, raising safety concerns at a time when …

Automotive Industry

Hot Wheels immortalized by USPS stamp set

This year’s 50th anniversary of Hot Wheels is making yet another victory lap in its yearlong celebration. Toymaker Mattel’s tribute to its …

Hot Wheels

Warren Mayor Fouts asks Gov. Snyder to declare emergency over traffic

Warren Mayor Jim Fouts has asked Gov. Rick Snyder to declare a state of emergency in Michigan's third-largest city because of traffic congestion …

Traffic

End of a Car-Selling Era as AutoNation Chief Steps Down

For decades, car dealerships were mostly family-owned local businesses with little hope of pushing back against manufacturers.<p>In his nearly two decades as the chief executive and chairman of AutoNation, Mike Jackson is credited with changing that — and showing that a large, publicly traded company …

Business

Lithuania : German business investments demonstrate confidence in Lithuania

Sep 15, 2018 (Euclid Infotech Ltd via COMTEX) -- President Dalia Grybauskait opened HELLA's manufacturing plant in the Kaunas Free Economic Zone. The …

Angela Merkel

Danske Bank, Apple Bill, Chinese Retaliation: CEO Daily for September 19, 2018

By<p>Good morning. David Meyer here in Berlin, filling in for Alan.<p>The CEO of Denmark’s largest bank has fallen on his sword over one of Europe’s …

Money Laundering

Cathedral ceilings? Big trucks and big SUVs need bigger garages

DETROIT — Lorraine Dillon couldn’t fit her enormous GMC Yukon SUV into her itty-bitty garage on St. Paul Street in Grosse Pointe, Michigan. So builder Al Shaheen made the entrance bigger.<p>“The garage had to be usable,” said Dillon, 72, whose husband drives a Chevrolet Suburban. “We didn’t have …

GMC Sierra

GM CEO Courts Harvard Students With EVs, AVs And Electric Trucks

Barra works to frame GM as an exciting tech leader for young mindsEarlier this month, General Motors‘ CEO Mary Barra spoke at the “Gear Up: The …

Ridesharing

East Bay murder defendant, out on bail, disappears hours before verdict is read

MARTINEZ — A murder defendant who was out on bail is presumed to be a fugitive from justice after he failed to show up in court the day the verdict …

Contra Costa County

Federal investigators to look into Elon Musk's comments

Electric carmaker Tesla says the US Department of Justice has opened an inquiry into the CEO's public statements about taking the company private. …

U.S. Department of Justice

Sixers promote VP of basketball ops Elton Brand to GM role

The Philadelphia 76ers hired Elton Brand as general manager on Tuesday, completing a meteoric rise in the franchise's front office, league sources …

Ben Simmons

Senators GM Has Awkward Moment

Turner Broadcasting

Empire Hill Climb winner Daniel Milewski plans to defend title in 2019

Daniel Milewski is not only a two-time winner of the Empire Hill Climb, he’s a big fan of the vibe he gets from the racers and the event sanctioned …

Pikes Peak

GMC 'failing to learn' as tribunal appeals continue after Bawa-Garba case

The government plans to strip the the GMC of its power to appeal decisions made by the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service (MPTS) after the …

NHS

The 2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV Makes the Electric Car Feel Normal, and That’s the Point

Jalopnik ReviewsAll of our test drives in one convenient place.<p>The very first thing I noticed when I stepped into the 2018 Chevrolet Bolt was the …

Electric Vehicles

Next Stop Unicorn? Daimler Leads $155 Million Round For Silicon Valley Electric Bus Maker Proterra

Proterra COO Josh Ensign, left, battery expert Dustin Grace, center, and CEO Ryan Popple at Proterra headquarters in Burlingame, California. All three are former Tesla employees.TIMOTHY ARCHIBALD FOR FORBES<p>Think Silicon Valley and what comes to mind is advanced transportation and sleek Teslas or …

Electric Vehicles

5 Stories From High-Impact Women Leaders | Inc.com

<i>By Kirsten Blakemore Edwards (@KirstenBeMe), MA CPCC, Sr. Consulting Partner</i><i><br>at Partners In Leadership</i><p>As of 2017, nearly 47% of the American labor force is composed of women. And while the discrepancy between men and women in positions of power persists, this trend towards more balanced gender …

Women's News

A New Cadillac Electric Halo Car Could Potentially Be In The Works

New Cadillac President Steve Carlisle notes that electric vehicles have “really good performance”. New “halo car” would be more interesting with a …

Cadillac

World's Top Employers for New Grads - CNNMoney

26<p>Accenture<p>Dublin, Ireland<p>27<p>Unilever<p>Rotterdam, Netherlands; London, UK<p>28<p>Johnson & Johnson<p>New Brunswick, NJ<p>29<p>Citi<p>New York, NY<p>30<p>LVMH<p>Paris, France<p>31<p>Nestlé<p>Vevey, Switzerland<p>32<p>Facebook<p>Menlo Park, CA<p>33<p>Grant Thornton<p>Chicago, IL<p>34<p>Barclays<p>London, UK<p>35<p>Daimler/Mercedes-Benz<p>Stuttgart, Germany<p>36<p>HSBC<p>London, …

General Electric

The Crossword Garage: 8 Car Makes and Models You Should Know

Crossword puzzles expect solvers to have a good grasp of general knowledge, but sometimes certain facts just aren’t in our personal wheelhouses.<p>That’s O.K. We’re here to help you solve … and to help you expand those wheelhouses.<p>For our latest list of terms you should know to become a better solver, …

Crossword Puzzles

Test Drive: The All-New 2019 Cadillac XT4

“We had a 23-year innovation gap that unfortunately persisted for many decades,” Cadillac spokesman Andrew Lipman admits. Now the Detroit luxury brand is ready to speed past competition with the launch of the all-new 2019 Cadillac XT4, a compact crossover billed as the stately Escalade’s younger …

Cadillac