|TIMELESSLY ALLURING: 25 YEARS OF THE BMW 8 SERIES|
|Munich. It was streets ahead of its time at launch and maintains an ageless glow to this day, yet a glance at the calendar reveals the disarming truth: 25 years have passed since the BMW 8 Series was presented to the world at large for the first time. The car's international fan community duly came together last weekend at its Bavarian birthplace to celebrate the anniversary, with events including a spectacular parade of 120 cars at the BMW Group headquarters highlighting their collective...[Read more...]|
|HONDA SMART HOME US OFFERS VISION FOR ZERO CARBON LIVING AND MOBILITY|
| ||◾Super-efficient 'living laboratory' seeks to address two major sources of U.S. CO2 emissions: cars and homes
◾Project achieves more than 11 tons of CO2 reduction per year compared to a conventional home and vehicle
◾Honda home energy management system (HEMS) maximizes the home's energy efficiency while communicating with the electric utility to improve grid stability
◾Home surpasses California's 2020 target for zero net energy residential construction
◾Member of University of California, Da...[Read more...]|
|GM'S U.S. RETAIL SALES UP 19 PERCENT IN NOVEMBER|
| ||DETROIT – General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) dealers delivered 212,060 vehicles in the United States in November, up 14 percent versus a year ago and the highest November sales in six years. Retail sales were up 19 percent and fleet sales were down 3 percent.
'November sales were strong at all four of our brands, and demand was robust for everything from cars to crossovers to the industry's newest and best full-size pickups,' said Kurt McNeil, vice president, U.S. sales operations. 'The she...[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...]|