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2011 Chevrolet Cruze

2012 Chevrolet Cruze: High Tech Electrics Deliver Fuel Gains

GM has recently confirmed that from 2013 the Chevrolet Cruze compact sedan will be sold with a turbodiesel engine option, allowing an auto-equipped diesel Cruze to hit low to mid 40s miles per gallon on average. Even the regular gasoline version is fairly efficient by the standards of many cars... read more

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GMC Showroom Mobile App for iPhone

GMC Brings Its Showroom To The Smartphone

According to Nielsen, Americans are finally shifting to smartphones: 38% of mobile users already have one, and the majority of those shopping for new handsets are planning to... read more July 1, 2011 by 

Chevrolet Volt battery cover planter

Reduce, Re-use, Recycle: Chevy Volt's Power Pack Planter

Reducing fuel consumption and emissions is only one aspect of automotive sustainability - at the end of a car's life comes the time for its components to be re-used and... read more June 21, 2011 by 

2011 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport

Want To Win A Corvette Grand Sport And A Trip To Le Mans?

If you’ve got 5w 30 coursing through your veins like we do, that question posed in the title may be along the lines of “would you like to keep breathing?”... read more June 19, 2011 by 

Opel Astra Cabrio teaser

Opel Astra Cabrio Teased, U.S. Launch Rumored

We’ve been reporting about a convertible version of the latest-generation Opel Astra sold in Europe since 2009 but news concerning the car never really heated up until... read more June 9, 2011 by 

2009 Cadillac Escalade Platinum Edition

GM Commits To New Cadillac Escalade, Prices Expected To Rise Significantly

With GM’s announcement that it will be investing more than $331 million in its Arlington assembly plant in Texas, home of its ‘GMT900’ full-size SUVS such... read more May 31, 2011 by 

Thermoelectric Chevy Suburban

Thermoelectrics Could Harness Exhaust Heat, Improve MPG

In an internal combustion engine, fuel is burned to power the engine, but as a result a lot of heat is also produced. Most of that heat in ordinary vehicles is wasted; but... read more May 28, 2011 by 

Chevrolet Lumina based on the Holden Commodore

2014 Chevrolet Impala’s Move To Detroit Could Spell End For Commodore Hopes

GM’s announcement this week to move production of the next-generation 2014 Chevrolet Impala to its Detroit-Hamtramck manufacturing plant, where it will join the Volt... read more May 26, 2011 by 

Astronaut Alan Shepard (center) with GM reps and his 1962 Corvette

This Saturday, Chevrolet Celebrates Corvettes & Astronauts

Most of the past week's headlines have been dominated by news about disastrous storms in the Deep South, flooding in the Midwest, and of course, the death of Osama bin Laden... read more May 6, 2011 by 

Li Chao, Executive Deputy General Manager of Shanghai OnStar Telematics

OnStar Is China's First Automotive App

General Motors has made huge inroads in China, and now, those inroads have grown a bit wider: yesterday at the 2011 Shanghai Auto Show, GM launched its smartphone app for... read more April 20, 2011 by 

2011 Cadillac CTS-V Wagon Black Diamond Edition

GM: Buick To Compete With Asian Luxury Autos, Cadillac To Rival The Germans

General Motors is being clear about positioning of its upmarket Buick and Cadillac brands, explaining that Buick is designed more for drivers who want understated luxury... read more April 5, 2011 by 

VW's use of Terminal Mode

GM, Honda, And Others Launch Car Connectivity Consortium To Set Standards For In-Car Apps

New technology is exciting, but like most exciting things it's also fraught with peril -- and that's doubly true for developers. Think of all the tsoris caused by the great... read more March 18, 2011 by 

Chevrolet Cruze 2.0 VCDi turbodiesel (Europe)

Chevrolet Cruzes To SXSW To Hype MyLink And New Models

Whip out your backpack and groom your mustache: it's time for America's favorite festival for interactive, film, and music, South by Southwest. And just like last year... read more March 4, 2011 by 

Print ad for GM's Inside the Vault TV show

Video: General Motors Launches A Manly New TV Show

To the casual observer, it might seem that there are plenty of TV shows for Manly Men to watch. Need explosions? Try any of CSI's 31 flavors. Detective sleuthing? There's an... read more February 1, 2011 by 

2011 Nissan Leaf

2011 Nissan LEAF And Others 'Connected To The Cloud'

Cloud computing is very much a feature of 'Web 2.0'. Rather than using a location-dependent center of resources such as a server, cloud computing uses shared servers, all of... read more January 28, 2011 by 


GM, Purdue University Working On Thermoelectric Energy Regeneration

Thermoelectric energy regeneration sounds like a complicated topic, but it's really pretty straightforward: recapturing energy that would otherwise be wasted as heat and... read more December 16, 2010 by 


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