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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 experience for rear seat passengers, particularly children. The result was the “Windows of Opportunity” (WOO)... read more

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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 

2006 BMW Hydrogen 7

BMW And GM To Form Hydrogen Fuel Cell Partnership?

BMW has just announced that it will work more closely with Toyota to advance the development of lithium-ion battery technology for application in future cars. Now... read more December 12, 2011 by 

seibon carbon fiber hood

GM And Teijin Working On Mass Produced Carbon Fiber For Cars

One of the most beneficial ways to improve the gas mileage of a car is to make it lighter, usually though the use of lighter construction materials. Not only will this save... read more December 9, 2011 by 

2006 Saab 9-7X 4.2i

GM Rejects Second Saab Deal, Administrator Seeking End To Reorganization

Earlier this week it was revealed that a mystery Chinese bank had stepped forward and offered to purchase a 50 percent stake in Saab, potentially saving the automaker from... read more December 7, 2011 by 

2011 Cadillac Ciel Concept

GM’s ‘Secret’ Design Center Showcased On Jay Leno’s Garage: Video

General Motors’s Advanced Design Studio is located at a secret location somewhere in southern California, and over the past decade or so the studio has been responsible... read more December 6, 2011 by 

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More Details On GM's Next Generation Small Block V-8

When it comes to engine size, smaller, it seems, is better these days. Desperate to achieve upcoming fuel economy targets, manufacturers are downsizing engines across entire... read more November 30, 2011 by 

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Cadillac Rethinks A Diesel Offering For The U.S. Market: Report

To compete globally with luxury brands such as Mercedes-Benz, Audi and BMW, Cadillac knows it needs to choose its battles carefully. Without a diesel engine offering in the... read more November 28, 2011 by 

2013 Cadillac XTS

Cadillac Hopes To Sell More Cars In China Than In The U.S. By 2020

The United States is still the largest market for GM’s luxury brand, Cadillac. Even optimistic projections don’t show international sales surpassing domestic... read more November 21, 2011 by 

2012 Cadillac CTS

GM Recalling 674 2012 Cadillac CTS Models For Potential Brake Issue

General Motors has announced the recall of certain 2012 Cadillac CTS models, built between October 21, 2011 and October 26, 2011. During assembly, the power vacuum brake... read more November 11, 2011 by 

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Will A Management Change At GM Europe Lead To A New Opel Manta?

A butterfly in Malaysia flaps its wings, and ultimately a storm system develops in the Caribbean. That’s the rough premise behind chaos theory, which ultimately seeks... read more November 7, 2011 by 

Chevy 100: An American Story, directed by Roger Sherman. Image: GM Corp.

Chevy Turns 100 Today, And Here's How It's Celebrating: Video

One hundred years ago today, the Chevrolet brand was created. Founded by an aspiring auto racer who trained himself in mechanical engineering, the Chevrolet brand now sells... read more November 3, 2011 by 

GM's smartphone-based vehicle communication app

Smartphone Communication Could Make Roads Safer, Says GM

Your car might already have an option to synchronize with your smartphone, but General Motors reckons the technology could offer so much more. Apps like Waze and Bump can be... read more October 17, 2011 by 

Bob Lutz

GM Retains Bob Lutz As Advisor

He may have his detractors, but you can’t deny that the original car czar Bob Lutz has had a major impact on the auto industry. It appears now that Lutz’s... read more September 2, 2011 by 

SiriusXM 'Bring Your Radio Back to Life' campaign

SiriusXM Offers 2 Free Weeks To Lapsed Subscribers

The Great Recession forced many people to rein in household spending. Among the easiest cutbacks to make? Subscriptions to cable channels, magazines, and other infotainment... read more August 30, 2011 by 


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