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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 fuel but it has the potential to improve handling and braking performance as well. The only downside is that lighter materials... read more

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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


 
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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


 
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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


 
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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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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... read more July 26, 2011 by


 
GM OnStar FMV

OnStar In Every Car: FMV Available From July 24th For $300

The OnStar vehicle infotainment, navigation and security system will be familar to owners of newer GM products, but soon you won't even need a GM vehicle to benefit from the... read more July 19, 2011 by


 
Department of Transportation vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) program

The DOT Needs Volunteers For Its V2V Technology Program

In May, we told you that the U.S. Department of Transportation was rolling out a new program to test vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) technology. If you live in one of the six cities... read more July 15, 2011 by


 
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General Motors Picks U.K. For EN-V City Car Euro Manufacture

Small cars are becoming big business. The smart fortwo, Scion iQ, Gordon Murray's upcoming T.25, the Renault Twizy... more and more carmakers are developing tiny vehicles to... read more July 11, 2011 by


 
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


 
 

 
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