Tag: GM

GM’s eBoost Trailer Concept Drastically Reduces Stopping Distances While Towing

The Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra are popular with customers who tow heavy loads, so General Motors has created an advanced trailer braking concept that can dramatically reduce stopping distances. While trailer brake controllers are commonly used to reduce stopping distances, GM wanted to see if it was possible to enable a truck and trailer […]

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GM Was Going To Unveil A New Vehicle At CES, But The UAW Strike Got In The Way

General Motors used the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show to unveil the Chevrolet Bolt and it appears the company was hoping to use the upcoming show to introduce another electric vehicle. Speaking with Motor Trend, GM’s senior vice president of global communications said the company was planning to unveil something at CES but “we could not get […]

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GM In Global Retreat As It Focuses On Profits Under Mary Barra’s Leadership

General Motors, like so many other large automakers, has long chased ever-greater global sales. However, as CNBC notes in a new report, under the leadership of chief executive Mary Barra has had a change of philosophy. Before the 2008 financial crisis, The General was the world’s best-selling automaker, but infamously filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy […]

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GM Boosting In-Vehicle Listening Experience With SiriusXM 360L

General Motors is rolling out SiriusXM with 360L on nearly 1 million select 2020 model year Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles, offering customers a next-gen in-vehicle listening experience. According to GM, SiriusXM with 360L represents the future of in-vehicle audio entertainment thanks to its new interface, which delivers content via both satellite and streaming. […]

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U.S. EV Tax Credit Unlikely To Be Expanded Despite Push From Automakers

The electric vehicle tax credit in the United States is unlikely to get an extension due to resistance from President Donald Trump, Bloomberg reports. For car manufacturers such as Tesla and General Motors, the credit is a legislative priority and has been credited as helping to accelerate the introduction and sales of EVs across the […]

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Spied: Cadillac CT4-V Blackwing And CT5-V Blackwing Reveal Subtle Styling Upgrades

If you’re new to Cadillac’s nomenclature of performance models, here’s a short recap. Unlike in the past, V-badged models like the CT4-V and CT5-V sedans are no longer the top-dog versions but rather entry tickets into the world of fast Cadillacs. Think of them as Cadillac’s version of Mercedes AMG Sport and BMW M Performance […]

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GM Investing $1.5 Billion Into Next-Gen Chevrolet Colorado And GMC Canyon

General Motors is gearing up for the next-generation Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon as the company has announced plans to invest $1.5 (£1.1 / €1.3) billion into the upcoming pickups. $1 billion (£749 / €899 million) will go into upgrading the Wentzville truck plant in Missouri. The funds will be used to update the paint […]

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Asian Automakers Benefit From Ford And Chevrolet Leaving Compact Car Segment

Decisions from Ford and Chevrolet to leave the compact car segment in the United States has proven to be a blessing for a number of Asian automakers, particularly Hyundai, The Detroit News reports. According to an industry study by Edmunds, 42 per cent of Ford Focus and Chevrolet Cruze owners have stayed in the compact […]

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