Tag Archive: General Motors

General Motors De-Friends Facebook

GM has decided to stop advertising on Facebook.  According to the a source close to the automaker, the social media site was not generating enough buzz and sales.   Speaking to Reuters, Brian Wieser,… Continue reading

Kevin Williams may be a power player at GM Canada, but he’ll never forget his humble beginnings

The motivational story of Kevin Williams’ rise for a poor child from a rough neighborhood to one of the most powerful players at General Motors.

Women Automotive Designers

Here is an interesting article by Stuart Schwartzapfel about women automotive designers. While I do not agree one hundred percent with some of the over simplified reasons given to explain why women have… Continue reading

Move over General Motors, Toyota is number 1

By Kay Layne For the first time in decades Toyota Motor Corp. has outsold General Motors Corp. to become the world’s biggest automaker. Toyota outsold GM in 2008. There was another first for… Continue reading

GM’s Volt – Electricity hits the streets.

Hopefully this car will come to be. First of all, we have a very cash strapped General Motors. Will a government bailout come in the nick of time? Secondly, the Volt a plug-in… Continue reading

Part two: Buick Enclave Road Test

by Kay Layne A few years ago, if you told anyone that General Motors would have a SUV or CUV that would compete against Lexus, you would have been laughed at or place… Continue reading

Interview with Buick’s Michael Burton

By Kay Layne Part One: Learning about the “Man” who is trying to bring back the brand. I had the good fortune of chatting with Michael Burton, a Director at General Motors and… Continue reading

Environmentally friendly big honking SUVs- The Hydrogen Hummer and Hybrid Escalade

Go big, go “greenish” by Kay Layne This one is for all of you who sent emails about my “Greenish” Lambo article. I think the whole “Greenish” concept would make a really cool… Continue reading

Going Greenish

By Kay Layne  Today actually started out white and snowy for me and many other parts of North America. However, things are beginning to look a little green.  First of all in Shanghai, General… Continue reading