Tag: GM

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Chevrolet to Host Week-Long Virtual Car Festival

Chevrolet to Host Week-Long Virtual Car Festival

Cruisin’ the USA in your Chevrolet celebrates the iconic American brand’s history and will stream on Chevy’s social media channels from August 10-16. Some say that August is the Sunday of summer; it’s still enjoyable, but deep down you know summer is coming to an end. While the summer of 2020 has definitely been a...

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SEMA: The Show Must Go On

SEMA: The Show Must Go On

LACar guest editor, Don Taylor, here gives us his thoughts on how the most important automotive industry aftermarket event of the year can safely go on … even in these challenging times! THE SHOW MUST GO ON! For just about everyone in the automotive industry, the SEMA Show is the largest gathering of the tribe,...

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GMC Hummer EV Presents Incredible Stats

GMC Hummer EV Presents Incredible Stats

The cultural icon makes a stunning return, but not in the way many expected. The Hummer has gained a sort of cult classic following, spread across all variations from the H1 to the H3. Hummers are off-road legends, produced for the military and then adapted for the public. The poor fuel mileage is the stuff...

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Reflecting on GM Oshawa

Reflecting on GM Oshawa

What’s left of a century of manufacturing jobs? Where does everyone go from here? Those who lost jobs, those who live in the town, and the car buyer, who might not think that such a change has anything particular to do with her or him. Oshawa, Ontario—To many who labored for decades at the Oshawa...

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The Unsung Le Mans Victory: Ford (V8) v Ferrari (V12) – The Dyno Heard Round the World

The Unsung Le Mans Victory: Ford (V8) v Ferrari (V12) – The Dyno Heard Round the World

It’s easy to get excited about the race of Ford’s epic victory over Ferrari in 1966. But there’s one man on Henry Ford’s GT40 development team who was not surprised by the win. Editor’s Note: “The Movie” (as it has come to be known of late) “Ford v Ferrari” has stirred up a full-strength cyclone of both interest...

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2019 Automotive Sales Numbers

2019 Automotive Sales Numbers

We gathered up sales numbers from multiple manufacturers in 2019, and while some impressed (Genesis!), some disappointed. Audi 2019 YTD Total 224,111 2018 YTD Total 223,323 0.4% increase BMW 2019 YTD Total 324,826 2018 YTD Total 311,014 4.4% increase Fiat Chrysler 2019 YTD Total 2,203,663 2018 YTD Total 2,235,204 -0.1% decrease Genesis 2019 YTD Total...

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GM Oshawa Going Extinct

GM Oshawa Going Extinct

It might not feel like a big deal to many, but the closing of GM Oshawa after a century of manufacturing cars in the town is a significant psychological blow to the community. The economic impact of losing GM in Oshawa has somewhat been dissipated as there has been a gradual ramping down of assembly...

 

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