Raytheon Professional Services provided this first-of-its-kind training at Fort Hood, teaching the same curriculum that every dealership’s GM-certified automotive technician receives.
For the owners of 189,000 General Motors SUVs, the days of parking them outside the garage for fear that they could catch fire will soon come to an end.
Falling gas prices and consumer confidence in an improving economy are fueling robust growth in the US auto sector.
“I want it understood that they day of GM being a polite competitor is over,” Barra tells the Detroit Economic Club.
The automaker posted a net profit of $1.38 billion, or 81 cents per share, from July through September.
Despite the heavy publicity surrounding the scandal, many drivers evidently haven’t heard of the recall or haven’t grasped how serious the defect is…
Posting a 9.4 percent September increase, the US continues to lead the global auto marketplace.
The biggest of the new recalls covers just over 430,000 Cadillac SRX and Saab 9-4X SUVs, mainly in North America. The company says some rear suspension nuts may not have been tightened properly. That could cause the toe link adjuster to separate from the suspension, possibly causing a crash.
The recalls involve the Cadillac SRX and Saab 9-4X, as well as the Chevrolet Spark.
GM and Chrysler sales increase 19 percent. Ford sales drop 3 percent.
The recall involves the Chevrolet Tahoe, Suburban, Traverse, Express and Silverado; the Cadillac CTS, Escalade and Escalade ESV; the GMC Yukon, Yukon XL, Acadia, Savana and Sierra; and the Buick Enclave.
September sales won’t be as hot as August, the best month in eight years, but industry analysts still expect them to be strong.
The death toll from crashes involving GM small cars with faulty ignition switches is at least 21.
GM says the electronic parking brake arm that applies pressure to the back of the brake pads may not fully retract after use.
Vehicles could leak, posing a fire risk. No fires or injuries have been reported.