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Cadillac plans to move its headquarters to NYDETROIT - Cadillac wants a jolt from the city that never sleeps.General Motors' 112-year-old luxury car division, founded in Detroit and named for the city's founder, is moving its headquarters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-23/business-news
Congress blasts National Highway Transportation Agency for handling of GM ignition switch issue

...of Congress scolded the nation's highway safety agency Tuesday over its tardy handling of a deadly problem with General Motors cars, questioning whether it is competent to guarantee the safety of increasingly complex vehicles.David Friedman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-16/congress-blasts-national-h
GM expert says 19 deaths eligible for compensation

...The death toll tied to faulty ignition switches in General Motors small cars has risen to 19, according to a compensation...wrongful death claims are eligible for payments from GM. General Motors' estimate of deaths has stood at 13 for months...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-15/gm-expert-says-19-deaths-e
GM to offer car that will almost drive itself

...each other and almost drive themselves at freeway speeds are just two years away from the showroom, according to General Motors executives.The company announced Sunday that the semi-autonomous system for freeways will be an option on an unidentified...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-08/gm-offer-car-will-almost-d
Suzukis, Harley-Davidsons recalled

...Suzuki customer service at (800) 934-0934.Harley-DavidsonDETROIT - Ignition switch problems that have plagued General Motors and Chrysler have now turned up in the motorcycle business.Harley-Davidson is recalling more than 4,500 FXDL...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-09-04/suzukis-harley-davidsons-reca
US auto sales surge in August to month's highest level in years

...Ford, Toyota and Nissan all posted gains while General Motors saw sales slip.Automakers sold about 1.6 million...Brian Johnson, an analyst with Barclays Research.General Motors, the nation's largest auto seller, bucked the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-03/us-auto-sales-surge-august
Three-wheeled Elio, a $6,800 commuter car, is closer to going on sale

...plans to start making the cars next fall at a former General Motors plant in Shreveport, La. Already, more than 27,000...Associated Press. But he did earn an engineering degree at General Motors Institute ? now Kettering University ? and started...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-15/three-wheeled-elio-6800-co
Georgia judge refuses to dismiss GM death case

NEW YORK - A Georgia judge has denied a motion by General Motors to dismiss a wrongful death case against the automaker and set a trial date for April 2016.The family of Brooke Melton, a 29-year-old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-09/georgia-judge-refuses-dismiss
What Is It?

...such as Mercedes, MG, Renault, Triumph and Volkswagen. In addition to the Big Three (Chrysler, Ford, and General Motors) automakers, the U.S. still had American Motors Corp., Studebaker and Packard making cars."Ronnie Tullis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-08-28/what-it
Six GM recalls issued

General MotorsDETROIT - General Motors has issued six more recalls totaling 312,000 vehicles as the company cleans up past safety issues.The recalls in North America...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-08-14/six-gm-recalls-issued