How GM Confirmed We Scooped The New Corvette 13 Months Early

We revealed the first accurate renderings of the 2014 Corvette on Jalopnik well over a year before the official unveiling at last month’s Detroit Auto Show. Some pundits called it the "auto enthusiast scoop of the decade." I just call it a really great story. Although I can't tell you how we got that “scoop” — here's the… » 2/21/13 12:02pm 2/21/13 12:02pm

How The Viper Survived Death, More On Audi Buying Ducati, And Ford's…

This is the Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:00 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parcel it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 4/19/12 9:00am 4/19/12 9:00am

I'm Joel Ewanick, General Motors' Chief Marketer, Ask Me Anything

Last night General Motors aired a Super Bowl commercial for the Chevy Silverado that not only successfully trolled their cross-town rivals at Ford — but also was the first Super Bowl ad where GM's created buzz without tripping over its own feet. » 2/06/12 9:20am 2/06/12 9:20am

GM Dealers Say No To More Chevy Volts

With NHTSA's closure of the investigation into the Chevy Volt, General Motors is now trying to rebuild the plug-in hybrid's image. But a new stumbling block has appeared on the road to higher sales — dealers turning down Volts from GM. » 1/23/12 8:15am 1/23/12 8:15am

GM Fixing Chevy Volt To Stop Possible Fiery Death After Three-Week-Old …

After a Chevy Volt caught fire after being left outside in a parking lot in Minnesota three weeks after it was crash tested by NHTSA, GM has announced some changes to make sure this won't happen again. » 1/05/12 11:15am 1/05/12 11:15am

Yes, GM will loan you a Corvette if you're scared your Chevy Volt will…

With news of more Chevy Volt battery packs catching fire after NHTSA crash testing, General Motors yesterday made an unprecedented damage-controlling offer: Any Volt owner concerned about safety can request a free GM vehicle loan until the issue's resolved. Yes, any car. Even a Corvette. » 11/29/11 2:30pm 11/29/11 2:30pm

Possible threats of termination are a sure-fire confirmation your…

I've always believed reports of threats of termination disseminated through Facebook are obviously the best form of confirmation that you've got the real deal when an image of a new car leaks way early. Like what a user over at VWVortex claims happened when he posted a link to our exclusive 2014 Corvette / 2015… » 11/14/11 4:30pm 11/14/11 4:30pm