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Cadillac electric crossover SUV based on GM BEV3 modular platform

Electric or bust: Cadillac's electric car push is brand's last shot

For nearly two decades, General Motors' luxury division, Cadillac, has been under repair. The latest strategy shift to make Cadillac GM's electric car leader is its last chance at success, according to a senior GM executive. Mark Reuss, GM's newly minited president who also has oversight over the... read more

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2019 Buick Lacrosse

GM to kill Chevy Volt, Cruze, and Impala, axe three plants; Buick LaCrosse to follow

General Motors on Monday said that it will discontinue the Chevrolet Volt, Cruze, and Impala early next year and shutter three assembly plants in the U.S. and Canada as it... read more November 26, 2018 by


 
Maven

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... read more November 14, 2018 by


 
GM optional extended warranty

GM now offers extended bumper-to-bumper limited warranty

General Motors on Monday said that it will now offer extended, full-coverage warranties for its Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, and Cadillac brands. Unlike other extended warranties... read more October 15, 2018 by


 
2006 HUMMER H1 Alpha

Hummer maker AM General reportedly up for sale, GM and FCA interested

AM General, best known for bringing the Hummer brand into the world, has reportedly hung up a "for sale" sign. The company is allegedly seeking potential bidders, which may... read more October 3, 2018 by


 
Concept rendering for Cruise purpose-built self-driving car

Honda will invest $2.75B in GM's Cruise self-driving car business

In the race to develop the world's first safe, reliable and robust driverless ride-hailing service, General Motors and its Cruise self-driving car unit just received major... read more October 3, 2018 by


 
General Motors Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan

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


 
 

 
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