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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 recycled. We'd hope for Chevrolet's sake that its 2011 Volt models aren't already reaching the end of their life-cycles but it's... read more

June 21, 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 


 
Chuck Jordan and Tom Walkinshaw

Two Automotive Legends, Chuck Jordan And Tom Walkinshaw, Pass Away

It’s been a sad week in automotive world, with two of its legends, from very different fields, have passed away. Charles M. “Chuck” Jordan, one of... read more December 12, 2010 by 


 
Chevrolet Cruze Touring Car

GM Eyeing World Rally Championship Return

General Motors is looking at making a return to the World Rally Championship after a hiatus of more than 20 years. The move is being considered as just one strategy to boost... read more November 30, 2010 by 


 
2011 Lexus IS 350 F Sport

Lexus Chats Up Car Shoppers In Virtual Lunch

Lexus has been on the top of the luxury sales totem pole for quite some time now, and despite recent recalls, remains the benchmark in many consumers' minds. Recently they... read more November 10, 2010 by 


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt Z-Spec

GM May Revive High Performance Vehicle Operations

In what we’re sure came as a major surprise to many, General Motors decided to disband its High Performance Vehicle Operations (HPVO) back in February 2009 in order to... read more November 8, 2010 by 


 
GM logo, with cash

GM Officially Announces IPO: Plans To Raise Up To $13 Billion

General Motors will begin public sale of 365 million shares of common stock at $26 to $29 per share as it commences its post-bankruptcy and reformation initial public... read more November 3, 2010 by 


 
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