|The powerhouse of the 124 model series: A highly sought-after young classic: the Mercedes-Benz 500 E|
|Anyone in the know will already be slavering at this model designation: launched in 1990, 25 years ago, the Mercedes-Benz 500 E with V8 engine and subtly muscular body is the top-of-the-range model in the 124 model series - and has long been one of the brand's most desirable 'young classic' models.
A modest appearance, at first glance – this is one side of the Mercedes-Benz 500 E. Only the somewhat more voluminous wings, the slightly lower body and a modified front apron with inset fog lamps ...[Read more...]|
|GM RECEIVES EIGHT BEST FLEET VALUE IN AMERICA AWARDS|
|• Recognized in every segment for second consecutive year|
DETROIT – General Motors won eight Vincentric 2014 Best Fleet Value in America™ awards, the second consecutive year GM has topped the list. GM leads all automakers in number of vehicles recognized since the awards program's launch in 2006.
GM 2014 Best Fleet Value winners:
◾Buick Encore – Four-door utility front-wheel- drive, compact premium crossover
◾Buick Enclave – Convenience four-door utility front-wheel-...[Read more...]
|GM'S U.S. DEALERS DELIVER 2.8 MILLION VEHICLES IN 2013|
|DETROIT – General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) dealers delivered 2.8 million vehicles in the United States in 2013. Retail sales increased 11 percent and total sales were up 7 percent compared with 2012.
Dealers delivered 230,157 vehicles in December, down 6 percent versus a year ago. Retail sales were down 6 percent and fleet sales were down 9 percent.
'2013 was the year that GM and the auto industry put the last traces of the recession in the rearview mirror, so now we can devote our ful...[Read more...]|
|GM PICKUP TRUCK OWNERS INVITED TO FORT WAYNE 'HOMECOMING'|
| ||September 14th event to celebrate launch of all-new Chevrolet and GMC pickup trucks
FORT WAYNE, Ind., Aug. 21, 2013 - On Saturday, September 14, General Motors invites owners of its pickup trucks to the GM Truck Homecoming, celebrating the local launch of the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks. At least 1,500 GM pickup trucks – old and new – are expected to attend.
'GM truck owners are passionate about their Silverado and Sierra pickup trucks,' said Stephanie Je...[Read more...]|
|Feathers, Sniffers, Probes…Oh My!|
|DETROIT– Amid high-tech robots, miles of conveyers and multiple assembly lines, a number of inconspicuous hand-held 'tools' and their skilled operators are helping General Motors ensure highest levels of vehicle quality before they leave assembly plants.
Their stature may be small, but their impact to initial and long-term quality is large, as Chevrolet, Cadillac, GMC and Buick prepare to launch 27 new or significantly updated cars, trucks and crossovers this year and in 2014. Chevrol...[Read more...]|