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Volkswagen sold more vehicles than Toyota in first half

...market for the company. Its first-half sales were 0.5 percent down from the same period in 2014.Detroit-based General Motors Corp., the top-selling automaker for more than seven decades until being surpassed by Toyota in 2008, finished...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-28/volkswagen-sold-more-vehic
What Is It?

...truly a darn shame that the Oldsmobile division of General Motors was killed off 11 years ago. For the bulk of its existence...bumper. This styling feature was a favorite of (General Motors executives) Bill Mitchell and Harley Earl and was used...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-07-23/what-it
2 visions emerge for getting self-driving cars on road

...companies have plenty of money: Google ended the first quarter with $65 billion in cash and marketable securities; General Motors had $21 billion.But many experts find Google's five-year timeframe overly ambitious. There are legal and ethical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-07-09/2-visions-emerge-getting-s
Preserving jobs, pay raises on table as US auto talks open

...before hundreds of United Auto Workers delegates gathered to set strategy for contract talks with the Detroit Three, General Motors sent them a not-so-subtle message.GM announced a $350 million investment in a Mexican factory to build the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-08/preserving-jobs-pay-raises
Business news

...the imbalance over the first nine months of the previous budget year.GM ignition switch deaths reach 124DETROIT - General Motors' faulty ignition switches were responsible for at least 124 deaths and 266 injuries, according to a fund set up to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-13/business-news
What Is It?

...said: "1956 Ford, could be a Crown Victoria. Ford finally went to a 12-volt electrical system, one year after General Motors. Three V-8 'Y-blocks' could be ordered. A 272, 292 or, new for 1956, a Thunderbird Special 312-cubic-inch...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-07-09/what-it
Senators express frustration with Takata, US safety regulators over ongoing air bag recalls

...Takata investigation as well as last year's recall of General Motors Co. vehicles for defective ignition switches. NHTSA...commit to a compensation fund for victims just as General Motors. GM hired compensation expert Kenneth Feinberg to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-23/senators-express-frustration-takata
NASCAR's s aerodynamic package will change for Kentucky race

...the team currently uses Chevrolet and gets cars and engines from Richard Childress Racing, it's not part of any General Motors program."It's about business," team general manager Joe Garone said. "We are in a sport that is real expensive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-06-17/nascars-s-aerodynamic-pack
May's US sales beat forecasts

...of lower sales to rental car companies and other auto fleets.Subaru led automakers with a 12 percent sales gain. General Motors' sales rose 3 percent, Fiat Chrysler was up 4 percent and Honda rose 1 percent.All four automakers benefited as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-02/mays-us-sales-beat-forecas
What Is It?

...that had been available in cars from Chrysler and General Motors since 1953, and even in cars from Nash since 1954...the 'Y-block' 272-and 292-cubic-inchers. General Motors Corp. had gone to a 12-volt system for all its vehicles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-05-28/did-you-identify-last-weeks-1