Posts Tagged ‘General Motors’

2014 Chevrolet Volt Sedan Review by Stu Wright

This past week I had the pleasure of testing out a new 2014 Chevy Volt four-door sedan.  The Volt came in White Diamond Tricoat – a pearlescent  white paint job, which is a very popular color for this model vehicle.  The Volt is a version of the Chevrolet Cruze, but dressier with fancier mirrors, extra […]

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2015 GMC Yukon XL 4WD SLT Review by Stu Wright

General Motors has been building a big body-on-frame SUV for 80 years with the Chevrolet and GMC nameplates affixed to each.  Essentially a station wagon mounted on a light truck frame, the “Suburban” designation was used on all of them until the year 2000, at which time GMC began naming their version, the Yukon XL.  The […]

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2014 GMC Yukon XL AWD Denali by Stu Wright

In 1976, I started selling GMC trucks right after college, and at that point the Suburban, which is what GMC at that time called their big SUV, had been in production for 39 years.  Right after I started my new job, I ordered two  Suburbans for a Western Slope construction company.  The excitement of my […]

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2013 Buick Regal Premium 1 Turbo FWD Sedan by Stu Wright

The Buick Regal has been manufactured by General Motors for over 40 years and is currently in its fifth generation configuration.  The test Regal I recently borrowed from Weld County Garage came in white diamond tricoat metallic paint and featured a cashmere and cocoa leather interior. I lived in Orlando in 1973 and considered purchasing […]

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2013 Buick Encore Premium AWD Compact SUV

The Buick Encore was unveiled at the 2012 North American International Auto Show 18 months ago and rolled into dealerships early this year.  It is a derivative of the German Opel Mokka and is manufactured in Bupyeong, South Korea.  That German auto name sounds like something that is sold at one of the many Starbucks […]

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The Rant – Detroit: Inevitable Fall

Detroit’s announced bankruptcy proceedings have put the economic-recovery-that-isn’t mantra from Washington in jeopardy. Oh, the periodic pronouncements have always been full of optimistic blather but have been lacking in concrete facts. Detroit is the biggest obstacle yet.   Detroit for a century was the very embodiment of the American Dream. The city fed the mass […]

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2012 GMC Yukon XL Denali AWD

The GMC Yukon XL is a version of the General Motors (GMC/Chevy) Suburban that has been around since 1935.  In fact, several manufacturers offered a “suburban” for years, but GM landed an exclusive trademark on the name in 1988.  For the 2007 model year, GMC rolled out the latest, eleventh-generation Yukon XL with modernized styling […]

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2013 Chevrolet Equinox LTZ AWD Review

This past week I was presented a new Chevy Equinox crossover to test.  It was painted Tungsten metallic (dark bronze) with a light titanium and black leather interior.  The combination resulted in a lot of compliments during the week, although personally I’m a fan of red, white or black vehicles. Chevrolet was founded 100 years […]

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“Government Motors” to “recall” all Volts

by Matt Lacy – Months after being made aware of issues with the Chevrolet Volt catching fire, the company is advising owners to bring their cars to dealers for modifications. In an announcement Thursday, General Motors has said it is advising every Volt owner to return their vehicles to the dealer in order to make […]

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Walmart donates $790,000 and they’re just getting started

                By Craig Masters Last weekend some 50 people demonstrated in front of the Walmart distribution center in eastern Larimer county. Not satisfied with the lack of attention they were receiving, several of the members of the group stepped up their attempt to make the evening news by […]

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Trump net worth estimated at $7 billion

by Peter Grady– A new book by Donald Trump reveals the real estate tycoons net worth to be over $ 7 billion. “Time to Get Tough” by Trump, is scheduled to be released on Dec. 5. Michael Cohen, an executive with the Trump Organization and Trump’s chief political advisor, released an advance copy of page […]

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PERA employees and public deserve answers

Is there something to hide? Who is juggling the books?   The transparency of a rock mentality of the Obama regime has spread like the proverbial rotten apple that spoils the whole bunch. In Colorado, the Public Employees Retirement Association is reported to be underfunded by $21billion. Taxpayers have to pay to make up the […]

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General Motors Likely to Regain Number 1 Spot

By Mike Bauman A scant three years after filing bankruptcy and receiving a huge government bailout, General Motors is likely to overtake Japan’s Toyota for the world’s biggest automaker in 2011.  GM’s status was boosted by the earthquake and tsunami that ravaged Japan and disrupted Toyota’s production.  In addition, GM has gained a stronger market […]

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