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Toyota Recalls 650,000 Vehicles for Faulty Airbags

Toyota Recalls 650,000 Vehicles for Faulty Airbags

By Brian Powell June 11, 2014

Today, Toyota announced an expansion to a recall which originally occurred in April 2013. The newly expanded recall affects an additional 650,000 vehicles in Japan, bringing the overall total to 2.27 million vehicles over the past year. The recall deals …

AP: Monsanto’s Chemicals are Sickening Argentina AP: Monsanto’s Chemicals are Sickening Argentina
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A recent AP investigation might change your mind if you think the Haitian farmers acted brashly when they destroyed the seeds Monsanto donated to them as relief from an earthquake. Argentina is, today, the world’s third-largest soy producer, and the …

Cadillac Escalade Unveiled in NYC Cadillac Escalade Unveiled in NYC

Since the Cadillac Escalade hit the automarket in 1999, it has been the iconic large SUV. The Escalade quickly found a niche in several different communities, mainly of the professional athlete and urban, rap variety. As the market and consumers …

2014 Corvette Stingray to Garner 455 Horsepower 2014 Corvette Stingray to Garner 455 Horsepower
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With the release of the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, General Motors promises way more than eye-candy with an attractive, exotic body style, and a gleaming set of racing rims. Whether you’re simply admiring it from afar, or watching it zip …

GM Recalls 200K SUVs Over Fire Concerns GM Recalls 200K SUVs Over Fire Concerns

GM this week is recalling 193,652 SUVs over concerns that they could catch fire. Dealers were notified of the recall on Monday, and GM will be mailing letters to vehicle owners on July 24. The vehicles involved include the 2006 …

Facebook & GM Revive Advertising Relationship Facebook & GM Revive Advertising Relationship

After a highly publicized split nearly a year ago, it looks like Facebook and General Motors are getting back together. GM has confirmed to Ad Age that they have decided to once again throw some advertising dollars into Facebook. “Chevrolet …

Facebook, GM Discussing Paid Ads. Again. Still. Facebook, GM Discussing Paid Ads. Again. Still.
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The most noted Facebook ads ship jumper from 2012 is possibly considering a change of heart. Facebook and General Motors are still “actively talking” about a return to paid advertising on the site, according to a report from Reuters. Here’s …

GM Marketing Head Joel Ewanick Resigns GM Marketing Head Joel Ewanick Resigns

Barely two months after we learned that General Motors was yanking nearly $10 million worth of Facebook ads, the man behind that decision is no longer working for the company. Joel Ewanick, GM’s marketing chief, has resigned his position effective …

General Motors Wants to Do Business with Facebook General Motors Wants to Do Business with Facebook
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Facebook ads don’t work, General Motors boldly proclaimed days before the social networking site’s much-heralded IPO. The car manufacturer’s declaration, coupled with their decision to end their advertising campaign, is thought by many to have played a role in Facebook’s …

GM Could Return To The Facebook Ad Fray [Report] GM Could Return To The Facebook Ad Fray [Report]

Just days before the big Facebook IPO, the company was hit with a rather embarrassing blow from another well-known American company. General Motors announced that they were yanking all of their paid ads from Facebook, saying that they weren’t sure …

Chevy Sonic, Spark Are First To Get Siri Eyes-Free Chevy Sonic, Spark Are First To Get Siri Eyes-Free
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One of the highlights of Apple’s WWDC 2012 keynote was the introduction of iOS 6. During the presentation, Apple unveiled a bunch of great new features that would be coming to their mobile operating system when it launches alongside the …

Facebook Ads: Company Claims Their System Works Facebook Ads: Company Claims Their System Works
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Facebook ads do work, the company claims, and it has a brand new report to illustrate their point. According to Bloomberg, the company issued a report with ComScore which indicates advertisements on the social media site have helped a number …

Facebook, Advertisers Still at Loggerheads Facebook, Advertisers Still at Loggerheads

Facebook’s still clutching onto the belief that it can have its marketing cake and eat it, too. The company, or more directly, the company’s CEO and founder, Mark Zuckerberg, is steadfast in maintaining that ads don’t interrupt the user experience …

Toyota Edges Past GM as World’s Largest Carmaker Toyota Edges Past GM as World’s Largest Carmaker
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Toyota has again beat out General Motors to become the world’s largest car manufacturer. In the first quarter of 2012, Toyota sold 2.49 million cars, again pushing ahead of GM, who sold 2.28 million. Coming in at number three is …

GM to Relaunch Marketing of Volt GM to Relaunch Marketing of Volt

According to GM CEO Dan Akerson, General Motors plans to relaunch an advertising campaign for its electric Volt in the next one to two months. Akerson made these comments at a press conference on Wednesday. GM recently halted production of …

GM, Ford Create Alternative Super Bowl Rivalry GM, Ford Create Alternative Super Bowl Rivalry

Now that the Giants have won the Super Bowl, we should be able to forge about Super Bowl rivalries, right? Not if Ford has anything to say about it. You may have seen GM’s ad during the Super Bowl. It …

Google Announces Partnerships with Ford and General Motors
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Google announced that it has extended its Google Maps Send-to-Car service to Ford and GM vehicles. This applies to Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles in the US that are enabled with Ford SYNC, as well as OnStar equipped GM vehicles, which include models from Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Hummer, Pontiac, Saab and Saturn.