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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 VHS vs. Beta battles of the 1980s, or the far more recent Blu-ray vs. HD DVD war, both of which cost manufacturers billions of... read more

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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


 
2011 Chevrolet Aveo (RS Concept, 2010 Detroit Auto Show)

GM Reviving Performance Focusing On Small Cars

 General Motors has a large stable of performance cars, from the Top-of-the-heap Chevrolet Corvette to the affordable Cobalt SS.  However, the economy isn’t what it used... read more August 23, 2010 by


 
2010 Lotus Evora

Lotus To Offer Evora Chassis To Other Companies

 It is one thing to offer amazing sports cars for sale, but it’s another to do that and offer engineering services to other companies. Lotus is one of the few that does... read more August 19, 2010 by


 
2013 Chevrolet C7 Corvette preview rendering

Rendered: 2013 Chevrolet Corvette (C7)

There are all manner of rumors concerning the next-generation C7 Chevrolet Corvette, with stories ranging from the possibility of a mid-engined platform to AWD powertrains... read more July 26, 2010 by


 
GM's OnStar smartphone app technology

GM Boosts OnStar With Apps Tech For Smartphones

Ford's SYNC system is perhaps the best in-vehicle information and entertainment platform in the industry, but GM's OnStar is striving to keep pace with a new smartphone app... read more July 22, 2010 by


 
Airbags & Baby Seats

Kids Dying In Parked Cars At Record Pace: How To Stop It

As summer sets in, an epidemic has already begun to sweep the nation: a record number of children have died of hyperthermia (over-heating) since the beginning of 2010 while... read more June 30, 2010 by


 
2006 GM Jay Leno EcoJet Concept

Jay Leno’s 2006 EcoJet Concept Makes Appearance At All GM Show

For those who don’t remember, the EcoJet was a concept car built by General Motors back in 2006 together with auto aficionado and television personality Jay Leno. The... read more June 9, 2010 by


 
 

 
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