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GM's Maven car-sharing service to add other brand's vehicles

General Motors' Maven mobility brand recently launched its foray into the peer-to-peer car sharing business via Peer Cars. But, next year, it won't be just GM vehicles. Vice president of GM Urban Mobility and Maven, Julia Steyn, said Monday the brand's Peer Cars car-sharing service will add non-GM... read more

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GM files trademark for "Sport Control AWD" name

General Motors has something brewing involving an all-wheel-drive system. GM Authority first discovered on Wednesday a trademark filing for the name "Sport Control AWD." The... read more September 27, 2018 by


 
General Motors Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan

GM trademarks DriveScription, potential name for subscription service

General Motors may be preparing to dive further into the car-subscription segment. The automaker filed to trademark the DriveScription name with the United States Patent and... read more September 7, 2018 by


 
GM's Maven Peer Cars car sharing service

Make extra money renting out your GM car through Maven

General Motors' Maven mobility brand will now let owners rent out their personal car. Maven announced on Tuesday that Peer Cars will launch in a handful of U.S. cities for a... read more July 24, 2018 by


 
Buick Velite 6 Plug-in Hybrid battery layout

GM and Honda partner on next-gen batteries

General Motors and Honda on Thursday announced plans to work together on next-generation batteries for electric cars to fast-track their development for both automakers. The... read more June 7, 2018 by


 
GM 3D-printed seat bracket concept part

GM banks on 3D printed parts for lower costs, vehicle weights

Future automotive components could look less like rigid pieces and more like organic shapes. General Motors announced on Thursday that the automaker has worked with Bay-area... read more May 4, 2018 by


 
GM 9-speed automatic transmission

Ford says no thanks to GM's 9-speed automatic

After General Motors and Ford committed to co-developing new 9- and 10-speed automatic transmissions, Ford has passed on the former. Per the agreement, Ford took on work for... read more April 24, 2018 by


 
Amazon In-Car Delivery Option

Amazon will now deliver packages to your car

Select Amazon shoppers now have a new option for delivery of their purchases: the trunk of their car. Amazon announced the new service on Tuesday and it will roll out for... read more April 24, 2018 by


 
GM launches personal mobility brand: Maven

GM to test AirBnB-style program for cars

General Motors is positioning itself for a subscription-based future with its Maven personal mobility and car-sharing service, and its next step may set its sights on the... read more March 14, 2018 by


 
GM patent for twin-charged high-compression hybrid powertrain

GM patented a ridiculously high-compression twin-charged hybrid powertrain

The latest General Motors patent underscores how busy the automaker's powertrain engineers have been. The automaker received a patent approval for a high-compression... read more December 14, 2017 by


 
2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

GM to use carbon fiber in next-generation pickup beds?

General Motors has made efforts to slash weight from its vehicles, and its next-generation full-size pickup trucks might get the most surprising lightweight solution yet... read more December 7, 2017 by


 
GM Marketplace to allow drivers to shop and order food in-car

You can now order coffee, donuts, or GM products right from a GM vehicle

General Motors wants to make it easier to order your Starbucks coffee, find the nearest Shell station, or even reserve a table at the local TGI Fridays. On Tuesday, the... read more December 6, 2017 by


 
2019 GMC Sierra 1500 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2019 GMC Sierra 1500 spy shots

Earlier this week we brought you spy shots of the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. Today we have the first shots of the pickup’s corporate cousin, the 2019 GMC Sierra... read more November 8, 2017 by


 
2018 Chevrolet Sonic

Service, not protectionism, is why American car brands suffer in Japan

It's something that has bothered numerous U.S. leaders for decades: Why do American automakers struggle to gain a foothold in the world's third-largest auto market, Japan?... read more November 7, 2017 by


 
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk at Tesla Store opening in Westfield Mall, London, Oct 2013

Elon Musk is "full of crap" with self-driving car promises, says GM exec

Automakers and technology companies from around the world continue to press forward with their autonomous-driving technologies, but a handful remain standouts. Arguably... read more October 16, 2017 by


 
GM Cruise Automation self-driving Bolt EV

GM buys lidar developer for self-driving car projects

General Motors continues to pursue an ambitious self-driving car agenda. It recently acquired Cruise Automation to help speed up development of its own self-driving cars. Now... read more October 10, 2017 by


 
 

 
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