|GM ENGINEERS GET FIRSTHAND DEALERSHIP EXPERIENCE|
|• Goal is better products and happier customers|
DETROIT – Engineers behind the Chevrolet Corvette, Cadillac CTS, GMC Sierra and Buick Enclave are learning on dealership sales floors and in service bays what customers like and dislike about the cars and trucks they helped create.
So far, the General Motors' Professional Development Assignment has dispatched 90 engineers nationwide to meet with field service engineers, dealership sales managers and aftersales service technician...[Read more...]
|GM DELIVERS 187,195 VEHICLES IN SEPTEMBER|
| ||DETROIT – General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) dealers delivered 187,195 vehicles in the United States in September, down 11 percent compared year over year. Retail sales were down 6 percent versus a year ago and fleet sales were down 27 percent. Retail sales were up 2 percent on a selling day-adjusted basis.
'We held our own when it comes to retail market share this month thanks to strong new products, including the Chevrolet Impala, Buick Encore, GMC Sierra and the Cadillac ATS and XTS,' sa...[Read more...]|
|2013 U.S. INITIAL QUALITY STUDY|
| ||• General Motors Receives Eight Model-Level Awards, including Five for Chevrolet; Porsche Ranks Highest Among Nameplates
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif.: 19 June 2013 - The majority of problems owners experience with their new vehicle in the first 90 days of ownership are design-related rather than manufacturing defects. These design problems are far less likely to be successfully resolved at the dealership than are defects, according to the J.D. Power 2013 U.S. Initial Quality StudySM...[Read more...]
|Mercedes-Benz Honors Top Down Driving In Sunny Amelia Island|
|Florida's sunny weather is creating the perfect back-drop to honor the 50th anniversary of the famed Mercedes-Benz 'Pagoda,' SL which takes center stage during this week's Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, March 8-10, 2013.
The launch of the Mercedes-Benz 230 SL at the Geneva Motor Show in March 1963 caused quite a sensation. Mercedes-Benz had presented the motoring world with this single successor to the extremely successful 300 SL (W198) and 190 SL (W121).
The Daimler-Benz design team a...[Read more...]|
|GMC TERRAIN SALES BEST EVER FOR MONTH OF NOVEMBER|
| ||Small SUV also on track for record sales year
DETROIT - The GMC Terrain's November sales were the best ever, with retail sales up 28 percent and total sales up 44 percent. The small SUV is also on track for its best year ever in retail and total sales.
GMC ended November with year-over-year retail sales down 3 percent for the month. Total sales in November were up 1 percent.
'Terrain has had a big impact on GMC showrooms since it launched two years ago,' said Brian Swee...[Read more...]|