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Big Money: Toyota Tops Research of Highest Earning and Most Vehicles Sold in 2020

Uswitch research is available on the highest-earning car brands in the world, and Toyota, Volkswagen and Daimler top the list. Toyota made $275 billion in 2020, which breaks down to $31.34 million per hour and more than $523,889 per minute. … Continue reading

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GM Reveals Ultra Cruise ‘Hands-Free’ System That Covers ‘95 Percent’ of Driving

After years of teases, General Motors is finally pulling the curtain back on its next-generation “hands-free” driver-assist technology. Dubbed Ultra Cruise, the new system uses sensors like cameras, radars, and lidar to control a vehicle’s steering, acceleration and braking. GM … Continue reading

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General Motors Aims to Transform the Auto Insurance Industry with OnStar Insurance

General Motors (GM) announced it will take its customer experience one step further with OnStar Insurance. GM’s insurance agency, OnStar Insurance Services, will be the exclusive agent for OnStar Insurance, according to the company. “OnStar Insurance will promote safety, security … Continue reading

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GM Highlighted Autonomous Delivery, Which Includes More Glass

General Motors sees an electric vehicle (EV) overhaul in the future and the company’s chairperson and CEO, Mary Barra, highlighted how EVs will shape how products are transferred. GM introduced BrightDrop, a new business, during Barra’s 2021 CES keynote address … Continue reading

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GM and Mitchell Launch GM Collision Repair Network in Canada

Mitchell International (Mitchell) and General Motors (GM) recently introduced the GM Canada Collision Repair Network. Through the Network, participants can access business and technology resources designed to streamline the repair process, which includes auto glass, increase consumer confidence and support … Continue reading

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New Technology Keeps Safety First With Larger Displays

“If you’re going 30 miles an hour it takes you a little less than a second to look down at your speedometer and come back up and at that speed you go 46 feet in that time frame, which is … Continue reading

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General Motors Posts ADAS Resources

General Motors (GM) recently published a guide for auto glass businesses, auto insurers and consumers on Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). The recently published document provides a list of available systems, components involved, and when these require a calibration procedure … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Related Companies Make Fortune 500 Listing

Fortune 500 magazine ranked the biggest American companies in its June/July 2020 issue, a few of which are related to the auto glass and insurance industries. Several were in the top 100: Ford Motor landed the 12th spot earning $155,900 … Continue reading

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GM to Share Face Mask Production Plans with Two Associations

General Motors (GM) recently announced it is increasing production capacity for face masks at its Michigan facility. The automotive company has also shared its manufacturing plans with its suppliers, the Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA) and the Michigan Manufacturers Association … Continue reading

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General Motors Works Around the Clock to Meet Ventilator Demand

President Trump signed a memorandum directing the health and human services secretary to use “any and all authority available under the Defense Production Act to require General Motors (GM) to accept, perform, and prioritize federal contracts for ventilators” at the … Continue reading

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GM Class Action Lawsuit Gets Pulled From the Courtroom

Jason Truesdell turned the lights off on his class action lawsuit against General Motors LLC (GM) by volunteering to dismiss it. Truesdell filed a complaint against the auto manufacturer alleging a defect in certain 2010-2015 Cadillac SRX vehicle headlights. The … Continue reading

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GM Set to Open a New Technical Center in Charlotte

General Motors (GM) will open a new technical center focused on performance and racing in the Charlotte region, a major racing hub in the U.S. The facility will expand GM’s performance and racing capabilities, officials said, with a focus on … Continue reading

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Select Vehicle Models Have the Wrong Window Glass

General Motors (GM) issued a recall for select 2016-2019 Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana vans today. GM says that the recall is due to “incorrect window glass” that was installed. According to the company, both vehicle models affected may feature … Continue reading

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GM Hit with Another Lawsuit over Faulty Headlights

General Motors (GM) is still in hot water when it comes to the company’s headlights. Chester Steele, a resident of California, has filed a class action lawsuit against the company alleging certain 2010-2015 Cadillac SRX models are equipped with defective … Continue reading

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GM Extends Headlamp Module Warranty

Following a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) investigation, General Motors (GM) has extended its headlight warranty to cover problems related to its headlamp driver modules recall.  The initial recall was for defective low-beam headlights and daytime running lights on … Continue reading

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NHTSA Investigates GM for 2015 Headlamp Module Recall

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has been investigating General Motors (GM) due to a 2015 headlamp driver module recall that was meant to fix faulty low-beam headlights. NHTSA is looking into whether or not the 2015 recall fixed … Continue reading

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General Motors Recalls Select Models for Visibility Issue

Windshield wipers could break on 367,808 General Motors’ Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain 2013 models, according to a recall from the automaker. Continue reading

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General Motors Wants Lawsuit Against Faulty Headlights Dismissed

General Motors (GM) is requesting a judge dismiss a recent lawsuit against the manufacturers that alleges the headlights on its 2014-2015 GMC Sierra 1500 and the 2015 GMC Sierra 2500 and 3500 are defective. The lawsuit comes from plaintiffs Armando … Continue reading

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General Motors Issues Service Bulletin Over Possible Sunroof Breakage

General Motors management says the sunroofs on their Chevrolet Cruze 2015-14 and Buick Regal 2015 may break, according Cars.com. Several owners complained that their sunroofs shattered to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The report says, “the glass sunroof panel can break. Dealers will inspect the sunroof glass panel and replace it if necessary.” Continue reading

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6 Recalls That Could Impact You

From windshield wiper issues to potentially loose backlites and more, here are six National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recalls to have on your radar. Continue reading

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GM Recalls Several Models over Power Window Issue

General Motors is recalling certain models because fluid may enter into the driver’s master power window switch module, causing corrosion which could cause the switches to cease working. The models involved include 2006-2007 Buick Rainer, Chevrolet Trailblazer and GMC Envoy … Continue reading

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10 OEMs to Offer Automatic Emergency Braking on New Models

Ten automakers have committed to making automatic emergency braking (AEB) a standard feature on all new vehicles built, according to a joint statement from the U.S. Department of Transportation, its National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Many of the cameras integral to AEB require calibration once a windshield has been replaced. Continue reading

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GM Expands Recall of ATS Sedans Over Potential Sunroof Issue

General Motors is recalling certain 2013 to 2016 Cadillac ATS models for a potential sunroof issue saying the prior fix provided “Insufficient structural support.” As such, vehicles previously repaired under the recall will need to be brought back in. Continue reading

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Which AGRR-Related Companies Make the Fortune 500 Cut?

Several AGRR-related companies, including insurers and automakers, are named to this year’s Fortune 500 list. Looking more closely at the insurance sector, editors point out, “As miles driven continues to plateau, there will be less demand for car insurance.” Continue reading

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GM Recalls Cadillac ATS Sedans Over Potential Sunroof Issue

General Motors is recalling 2013-2015 Cadillac ATS sedans in the United States over sensitive power sunroof switches that do not meet the requirements of the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS). Additionally, Novus Bus, which is owned by Volvo, is recalling 2008 LFS buses for failure to meet the FMVSS “Bus Emergency Exits and Window Retention and Release” standard. Continue reading

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GM Tells Dealers to Stop Delivering Certain Chevy Models Due to Potential Visibility Issue

General Motors has ordered its dealers to stop delivering certain 2013-2014 model-year Chevrolet Caprice PPV and 2014 Chevrolet SS vehicles in new or used vehicle inventory, saying the wipers may become inoperative causing a visibility issue. The automaker has also issued a recall on this models. Continue reading

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GM’s Director of Advanced Technology Discusses Innovations in the Pipeline

Sensors and connected vehicles are leading the way toward autonomous driving, says Frankie James, General Motors managing director of advanced technology during a podcast series hosted by FutureThink. “My background is in human machine interaction but I’ve talked with the team that does window glass and know more things about window glass than I ever thought I would before I got this job,” she adds. Continue reading

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