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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 last month when reports emerged suggesting that the car, along with the recently revealed Opel Astra GTC sports hatch, could... read more

June 9, 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


 
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


 
Alexandra Paul

Drop Everything: Baywatch's Alexandra Paul Wants To Hear Your Questions About The Volt NOW

This is actress Alexandra Paul. Perhaps you remember her from such films as Rough Air: Danger on Flight 534, Murder Dot Com, or her star turn on Baywatch. We don't. We... read more October 26, 2010 by


 
2012 Buick Verano teaser

GM Promises 2012 Buick Verano Won’t Be Chevy Cruze Clone

Despite vowing to end the practice of badge engineering following its bankruptcy process and streamlining of brands, GM is on the verge of launching a new compact sedan under... read more October 11, 2010 by


 
GM Zeta rear-wheel drive platform

Report: Next-Gen Zeta Platform To Underpin New Chevrolet, Buick and Cadillac Sedans

General Motors’ rear-wheel drive Zeta platform was pioneered in Australia for the locally built Holden Commodore sedan but right from the start Detroit had global... read more September 28, 2010 by


 
2012 Holden Cruze hatchback

Not Coming Soon: Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback

Sometimes it just isn't fair. Europe always seems to get the cooler stuff. All their Ford's use the crisp Kinetic design style. They have a massive amount of super-efficient... read more September 11, 2010 by


 
 

 
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