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Pontiac Vibe Officially Recalled
Pontiac Vibe Officially Recalled

28 Jan 2010, 07:41 UTC / As was to be expected, the avalanche of recalls coming from Japanese carmaker Toyota is affecting the Pontiac Vibe as well. The Vibe, built by GM in the now defunct New United Motor Manufacturing (N...

 
GM Offers Four Free Service Checks to Pontiac Owners
GM Offers Four Free Service Checks to Pontiac Owners

19 Jan 2010, 08:58 UTC / GM shuts down Pontiac and this measure affects millions of people in the United States, who will most likely stay away from GM's brands in the future. But General Motors tries a different appro...

 
Pontiac and Saturn Prices Slashed by 46%
Pontiac and Saturn Prices Slashed by 46%

29 Dec 2009, 15:55 UTC / If you’re in the market for a great deal one a new car, this might just be your lucky day. Forget about Japanese models or hybrid cars and head over to the Pontiac and Saturn dealerships. A...

 
The Last Pontiac Built in the US
The Last Pontiac Built in the US

27 Nov 2009, 09:43 UTC / Back in April, General Motors was announcing that it will kill the Pontiac brand as part of their survival plan for 2009. Unfortunately, for those who still had hopes for a miracle, the brand had fi...

 
Limgenfelter Presents Camaro-based Pontiac Trans Am
Limgenfelter Presents Camaro-based Pontiac Trans Am

30 Oct 2009, 11:10 UTC / Pontiac might be dead, but it’s spirit lives on in the hearts of all the Americans who saw Smokie and the Bandit. As General Motors decided to kill this legendary American brand, enthusiasts ...

 
2009 - 2010 Pontiac Vibe Recalled
2009 - 2010 Pontiac Vibe Recalled

14 Oct 2009, 14:18 UTC / Even if Pontiac Vibe is officially discontinued, this doesn't necessarily mean that various glitches or malfunctions are not occurring every once in a while. General Motors is now recalling 200...

 
DeLorean to Use Pontiac Solstice GXP Coupe Platform
DeLorean to Use Pontiac Solstice GXP Coupe Platform

7 Oct 2009, 10:12 UTC / Pontiac will be soon discontinued but it seems like the Solstice GXP Coupe will live on. DeLorean Motor Company is looking to use the Kappa-platform on which this particular model is based on to des...

 
GM to Combine Buick - GMC Dealers
GM to Combine Buick - GMC Dealers

31 Aug 2009, 13:05 UTC / General Motors has announced one more measure that will help the company adopt the "new culture". It will combine around 3,000 dealerships that sold Buick, Pontiac or GMC cars to create ap...

 
GM Will Scrap G8 Plans
GM Will Scrap G8 Plans

17 Jul 2009, 12:38 UTC / Not so long ago we told you about GM's plans to sell the Pontiac G8 as a Chevrolet Caprice. The statement belonged to the newly re-appointed GM Vice Chairman, Bob Lutz. Now the same executive w...

 
Hurst Performance Pontiac G8 in the Works
Hurst Performance Pontiac G8 in the Works

13 Jul 2009, 09:04 UTC / With the Pontiac G8 ready to go out the door and never come back, despite Bob Lutz' intentions to rebadge it as a Chevrolet, Hurst Performance Vehicles is getting ready to release the 2010 Hurs...

 
Lutz: Pontiac G8 May Live as Chevrolet
Lutz: Pontiac G8 May Live as Chevrolet

13 Jul 2009, 06:35 UTC / Following the emergence from bankruptcy and the re-appointment of Bob Lutz as on of the GM vice presidents, fans of the killed brand Pontiac finally got some good news. Sort of... When asked by A...

 
Pontiac G8-Based Concept Police Car
Pontiac G8-Based Concept Police Car

8 Jul 2009, 10:17 UTC / Bad news for the American delinquents, as a futuristic police vehicle equipped with number plate-recognising cameras and a laser gun that shoots tracking bugs on to other cars could hit the U.S. mar...

 
GM Confirms It Will Kill Pontiac Vibe in August
GM Confirms It Will Kill Pontiac Vibe in August

19 Jun 2009, 05:55 UTC / Unfortunately for those of you who hoped to see a miracle and General Motors to save the Pontiac brand, or at least the Vibe model, it won't happen. The American manufacturer confirmed in a pre...

 
GM Warns Exec Shake-Ups to Follow
GM Warns Exec Shake-Ups to Follow

17 Jun 2009, 09:31 UTC / Whereas in Chrysler's case the bankruptcy process was mostly designed on the reorganization of production and dealership network, in GM's case it is more of a battle for survival for the c...

 
GM Recalls 35,000 2009 Pontiac G8
GM Recalls 35,000 2009 Pontiac G8

22 May 2009, 14:59 UTC / As if the brand discontinuation General Motors announced some time ago wasn't enough, Pontiac is now experiencing new problems in the United States. No less than 35,038 Pontiac G8 vehicles manu...

 
Renault - Nissan Eyes Saturn
Renault - Nissan Eyes Saturn

7 May 2009, 09:15 UTC / It would have seemed that the French manufacturers are the only ones who did not plan on getting their share of the American crumbled automotive pie. That appears not to be so anymore, as reports by...

 
Pontiac Moments
Pontiac Moments

5 May 2009, 06:29 UTC / We would have preferred not to have to write this piece. It is, in essence, an obituary. This might not tell many of you who or why Pontiac was. A niche brand, built only for those who knew what the...

 
Michigan Dealer Confirms Offer for Pontiac, GM Promptly Says No
Michigan Dealer Confirms Offer for Pontiac, GM Promptly Says No

3 May 2009, 14:41 UTC / Here you have it: an interested Pontiac dealer, namely Waldron Pontiac, is making an offer for GM’s brand – which is actually going to be phased out by the end of 2010 – but the Am...

 
NADA to GM: Bad, Bad GM
NADA to GM: Bad, Bad GM

29 Apr 2009, 10:45 UTC / As a result of the announcement made by American manufacturer GM regarding its plans to scrap Pontiac and perhaps even Saturn, as well as the decision to severely slash its dealer network, the Natio...

 
Troubled by Pontiac's Axing Holden Eyes US Police Force
Troubled by Pontiac's Axing Holden Eyes US Police Force

29 Apr 2009, 08:57 UTC / With General Motors phasing out Pontiac, the Australians from Holden forgot for a moment about the shrimp on the barbie and realized that they were in deep... misfortune. As strange as it might soun...