Posts Categorized: GM

General Motors and OnStar Collect Valuable Data to Serve Customers

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General Motors and OnStar have been collecting customer data for decades. All of the data collected is analyzed and used to better serve their faithful customers. OnStar is constantly developing new programs and software. In fact, they typically file for a new patent every six days. OnStar uses advanced technology to communicate with customers, increasing… Read more »

GM, Nissan Plug-In Deals Power Battery Car Sales Jump

The recent low cost leases pushed by Nissan and GM have created record sales in August for plug in vehicles. GM delivered 3,351 Chevrolet Volt plug-in sedans last month, up 18 percent from a year earlier, and Nissan’s all-electric Leaf hatchback sales more than tripled to 2,420, the companies said Sept. 4. U.S. plug-in hybrid… Read more »

Women Love Chevrolet Spark

Are you in love with the mini hatchback Chevrolet Spark? Well join the crowd of women who seem to be snapping up this car at a disproportionate rate. According to GM over 29% of the car buyers are women under 35. The Chevrolet Spark is a great deal for commuters. The car gets about 34MPG… Read more »

Vehicle to Vehicle Car Commuication

Will a car that receives input from outside sources be safer. That is what a study put together my GM, Ford, University of Michigan and the Department of Transportation are trying to find out. The theory is that if cars could receive input such as road conditions, traffic, or even which way you are heading,… Read more »

GM Issues Response To NHTSA Volt Investigation

A recent report from the NHTSA has got many consumers fearful that the battery in their new Chevy Volt will catch fire in a crash. GM’s president Mark Reuss issued the following statement: “The Volt is a five-star safety car.  Even though no customer has experienced in the real world what was identified in this… Read more »

GM in Talks to Add Transponders to Cars

 We really enjoyed the article below about the possibility of cars being networked. GM is developing technology for their vehicles which would allow vehicles to “talk” to each other. We know that sentence will spark all kinds of controversy and conspiracy about the Government spying on us etc. However, the possibilities of a car to… Read more »

GM Goodwrench to get Four Renames | Industry News Blog at InternetAutoGuide.com

GM is making some changes to their vehicle maintenance services program by dropping the Mr. Goodwrench name. Mr. Goodwrench has been officially pronounced dead — but don’t look for an obituary. Instead, the company will implement new Certified Service marketing tied to each specific brand. Although this eliminates a consistent brand for GM’s dealer service… Read more »