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GM working on vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-X communications systems

GM Working On Cars That Use Smartphone Signals To Detect Pedestrians

Several automakers have introduced advanced technology in their cars that can read the road ahead and anticipate whether a vehicle in front is slowing down or a pedestrian or cyclist is nearby. Most of these systems rely on cameras or radar systems monitoring the road ahead, though these can be... read more

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BMW headquarters

BMW, GM End Cooperative Talks On Fuel Cell Development

Earlier this week we brought you a report that BMW and Toyota were entering into a cooperative agreement on hybrid system and fuel cell technology. It comes as no surprise... read more June 27, 2012 by 


 
BMW ActiveHybrid

BMW Committed To Hybrid Deal Despite PSA And GM Alliance

In 2010 BMW and France’s PSA Peugeot Citroen signed a deal to expand their already successful powertrain cooperation to include hybrid component development for... read more June 22, 2012 by 


 
GM design chief Ed Welburn presents the 2009 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Concept

Opel Designer Appointed Design Chief Of Buick And Cadillac

As General Motors celebrates the 85th anniversary of its GM Design organization, which today employs more than 1,900 talented designers in 10 advanced studios located around... read more June 19, 2012 by 


 
Cadillac's Super Cruise system undergoing testing.

Cadillac To Offer Hands-Off 'SuperCruise' Driving...Very Soon

It appears that Cadillac will offer its hands-off adaptive cruise control on one or more vehicles for the 2014 model year--at least if one high-ranking executive is to be... read more June 13, 2012 by 


 
Darren McKeage's Tosa Street Car supercar design

GM-Engined GrabCAD Supercar Set For Production In 2013

Very few people get to design cars for a living, and even fewer of those will pen the next supercar. However, one lucky and particularly talented individual that we know of... read more June 6, 2012 by 


 
Design team at Holden

Inside Look At Holden’s Design Center: Video

We recently ran a post detailing some design processes utilized by the Buick team when penning new models. Today, another General Motors subsidiary, Holden, is in the... read more May 15, 2012 by 


 
2014 Chevrolet Impala

Cadillac's CUE Likely To Migrate To Other GM Products

CUE, short for Cadillac User Experience, is GM’s high end infotainment system, scheduled to debut in the upcoming Cadillac XTS sedan. After learning from mistakes made... read more May 4, 2012 by 


 
GM CEO Dan Akerson (left) and PSA Peugeot Citroen CEO Philippe Varin

GM And PSA Peugeot Citroen Form Alliance, Plan Joint Models

General Motors and France’s PSA Peugeot Citroen announced this week the creation of a long-term and broad-scale global strategic alliance, which they hope will leverage... read more March 1, 2012 by 


 
LFX V-6 engine for 2012 Buick LaCrosse

GM Developing Pair Of Twin-Turbo V-6 Engines: Report

About two years ago we first brought you news that General Motors was developing a twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter V-6 engine that, coupled with direct-injection technology... read more February 24, 2012 by 


 
GM's Windows of Opportunity project.

Are Interactive Windows For Rear Seat Passengers In Your Future?

General Motors Research and Development challenged students and researchers at Israel’s Bezalel Academy of Art and Design to create new ways to enhance the driving... read more January 18, 2012 by 


 
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Lotus-Parent Proton Sold To Malaysian Conglomerate DRB-Hicom

Malaysia’s state-owned Khazanah Nasional Bhd has sold its 43 percent stake in Proton, a maker of economy sedans and hatchbacks, to fellow Malaysian firm DRB-Hicom in a... read more January 16, 2012 by 


 
2013 Cadillac ATS

2013 Cadillac ATS: Why It's Lighter Than The BMW 3-Series

Cadillac's all-new compact sport sedan, the 2013 ATS, is already shaping up to be exactly the BMW 3-Series fighter for which we were hoping. That's if you consider its... read more January 12, 2012 by 


 
2013 Chevrolet Malibu

GM Updating Its 2.4-Liter Four Cylinder Engines

Here’s some good news if you’ll be shopping for a Chevy Malibu, Chevy Equinox, GMC Terrain, Buick Verano or Buick Regal next year: GM is pulling the 2.4-liter... read more January 11, 2012 by 


 
2009 Saab 9-3

GM May Cover The Warranty On Your Saab

A potential consequence of Saab’s bankruptcy filing is that owners of relatively new (or brand new) Saabs may be left without warranty coverage. Saab North America has... read more December 21, 2011 by 


 
OnStar 4G LTE System

In-Car Video Chat And 4G Streaming From OnStar

Detroit's North American International Auto Show is typically thought of as the kick-off of the year's major auto shows. As automakers continue to integrate technology more... read more December 20, 2011 by 


 
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