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General Motors is getting rid of three Cadillac sedans and replacing them with two new ones over the next 3½ years. The company says it's sinking $175 million into a Lansing, Michigan, factory to make replacements for the ATS compact, CTS midsize and XTS full-size cars.

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Shares of General Motors posted their largest one-day gain since the company's rebirth from bankruptcy eight years ago, after Japanese technology conglomerate SoftBank decided to pump $2.25 billion into GM's autonomous car unit.

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General Motors is adding a shift at a Tennessee factory that makes GMC and Cadillac SUVs, putting about 700 people to work.

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US carmakers are preparing for an emerging worldwide movement to outlaw the internal combustion engine.

As we hear from Capital Bureau Chief Rick Pluta, carmakers say this reality fits into their plans for developing autonomous electric vehicles.


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Auto sales were expected to tail off in February as automakers eased up on discounts.

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A $7.3 billion accounting charge pushed General Motors into a $3.9 billion net loss for 2017, but without the expense the company posted record per-share earnings.

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General Motors says it is making the first mass-production autonomous car without a steering wheel or pedals.

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A lawsuit alleges that General Motors has contaminated water near a Michigan testing facility since the 1980s and has attempted to cover it up.

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Black Friday deals and strong consumer confidence pushed auto sales higher in November despite waning demand for post-hurricane replacement vehicles. U.S. sales of new cars and trucks rose 1 percent to nearly 1.4 million, according to Autodata Corp., a market analysis firm.

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General Motors expects to have autonomous vehicles working commercially in big cities sometime in 2019.

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Auto Workers at a General Motors plant in Canada have overwhelmingly voted for a new contract, ending a strike that lasted almost a month.

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General Motors is buying a small company that is developing Laser light sensors for autonomous cars, a move the automaker says will speed deployment of self-driving technology.

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About 2,500 workers at a Canadian General Motors plant that makes the Chevrolet Equinox SUV are on strike in a dispute over job security.

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Southeast Michigan is becoming a leader in developing “connected” roads and traffic signals that will “talk” directly to the next generation of cars.

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General Motors is extending the normal two-week summer shutdown for at least two U.S. car factories because of slumping sedan sales.

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