2014 GMC Sierra 1500 and Chevrolet Sliverado 1500 are unveiled in Michigan. New 2014 versions of GMC Sierra and Chevrolet Silverado sport tall detailed grilles, twin power-dome hoods, and a more sophisticated interior.
Wisconsin revoked collective bargaining for most public-sector unions, a slap to the labor movement. Michigan's bid to become a 'right to work' state is an even bigger blow to unions.
All new vehicles have event data recorders, or 'black boxes', per a new mandate from the White House. The rule is raising questions over who owns the data, but black boxes in cars are really nothing new.
Plug-in sales dropped slightly in November with Nissan Leaf's steady sales unable to make up for the drop in Chevy Volt sales, Voelcker writes. The Chevy Volt range-extended electric car, logged 1,519 sales.
Chevy Volt drivers have driven a combined total of more than 100,000,000 miles on electricity, as of last Friday, Voelcker writes. The number of miles is tracked by a counter on the Chevy Volt website.
Electric cars meant thousands of new jobs in Michigan, says the former governor of that state. While many have criticized alternative energy grants, Jennifer Granhom says they are essential if the US doesn't want to lose advanced manufacturing jobs 'forever.'
The results are in, and once again, Lexus and MINI have proven masters of the sales process and making customers happy, according to J.D. Power and Associates. Why are Lexus and MINI so successful on this front?