General Motors’ Defense Division Up and Running, Hires Army Veteran as President

Last year, news broke that General Motors was getting back into the defense business. The automaker had a slick new military fuel-cell concept and was in the process of setting up GM Defense LLC in Washington, D.C. It’s now one year later and the automaker has appointed retired Maj. Gen. John Charlton as the subsidiary’s new president. […]

US general made preparations to nuke Vietnam behind president’s back, declassified memo shows

The commander of US forces in Vietnam had devised a secret plan to use nuclear warheads against the communist North during the Vietnam War, before President Johnson halted the ongoing preparations, declassified documents reveal. General William Westmoreland, who commanded American military operations in the Vietnam War from 1964 to 1968 had authorized a nuclear weapons […]

AM General for Sale: GM Could Be Interested in Getting Military-grade Hummer

AM General, the brand responsible for the freedom-spreading Humvee (HMMWV) and obnoxious civilian Hummer, is reportedly up for sale. The company is even alleged to have a couple of suitors. Both General Motors and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles are said to be potential bidders. That’s rather fitting, considering GM’s interesting history with the company. However, we doubt the […]

General Motors activates OnStar Crisis Assist for Hurricane Florence

Enlarge (credit: Getty / NOAA) Earlier this week, Tesla made headlines when it announced it was temporarily unlocking extra battery capacity in a number of cars of customers affected by Hurricane Florence. The 60kWh configurations of the Model S and Model X electric vehicles—which were short-lived due to minimal demand—actually shipped with 75kWh battery packs, […]

Let It Bleed: General Motors Recall Targets ZF Brakes

General Motors has recalled over 210,000 late-model sedans and crossovers in the U.S. and over 19,000 north of the border after discovering the potential for a braking issue. The automaker blames the issue on rear brake calipers supplied by ZF, which can also be found on vehicles built by Volkswagen, BMW, and Audi. It all […]

General Hospital Vet Susan Brown Dead at 86, Remembered by Co-Stars

General Hospital alum Susan Brown, who played Scotty Baldwin’s stepmother, Dr. Gail Adamson Baldwin, died on Friday at the age of 86. GH vet Kin Shriner, who plays Scotty, shared the news on Twitter, hailing Brown as “one of my best friends and costars…. R.I.P., Susan. I will miss all our laughs.” Brown first joined […]

Trump’s attorney filed a motion to dismiss the New York lawsuit against his charity, but the attorney general says they’re not backing down

Mark Wilson/Getty Images The attorney representing President Donald Trump, his children, and the Trump Foundation filed a motion to dismiss the New York attorney general’s lawsuit against his clients. The attorney, Alan Futerfas, said the lawsuit is politically motivated. Acting New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood’s office said in a statement it wouldn’t back down. […]

General Magic—how tech superfriends assembled, dreamt up smartphones, and failed

The trailer for General Magic The story of General Magic, which is chronicled in a new documentary named after this early ’90s Silicon Valley company, has become both a legendary and cautionary tale. Back at a 1989 Aspen Institute event, future founder and CEO Marc Porat essentially unveiled an idea for a smartphone prototype. He […]

TVLine Items: Bosch Adds Chris Vance, General Hospital Recast and More

Bosch is putting the Transporter in charge of its drug dealings: The Amazon drama has cast Chris Vance — who starred in the small-screen Transporter series — to recur during Season 5 as Dalton Walsh, the big boss of the opioid ring, our sister site Deadline reports. PHOTOSGrey’s Anatomy Doc to General Hospital * Apple has given a […]