Even though all the Hillaman, Sunbeam, Reliant, and Wolseley factories are long gone, there’s still a lot of cars being built in the UK. It seem likely, though, that there will be a drop in those numbers of UK-built cars, because, thanks to Brexit, GM may be taking their toys and going home.
The Chevy Camaro celebrates is 50th anniversary with the 2017 model year. In honor of that, GM just cracked open their time capsule and cut this reel of old Camaro footage over the ages. So, is that volcano real or...?
Heavy-duty 2017 Chevrolet Silverado diesel trucks are getting a new air intake system, fed largely by this big badass hole in the hood. Too bad nobody will tell us if it actually adds any power.
General Motors is currently testing an autonomous version of their Chevy Bolt on public roads. Now, they could do that anywhere, really, but they chose a very particular location instead.
Two questions stood out immediately as Volkswagen got torn apart in their Dieselgate scandal: why was this European carmaker under fire in America, and why weren’t other carmakers implicated as well? One small loophole might be the answer.
At the dawn of the new millennium Chevrolet had an epiphany: “People love pickups but don’t really use them.” So it lopped off the back of an SUV and created the Avalanche; a vehicle with trucky pretenses but Suburban practicality. Slow sales killed it in 2013 and now the concept is back. Backwards.
In their quest to stay relevant as our consumption of cars changes, General Motors dumped $500 million into the ride-sharing app Lyft this year. They plan to be part of the first generation of self-driving taxis, which we’re now hearing will be Chevy Bolt EVs and active within the next twelve months.
In February, we wrote about an anti-direct sales bill in Indiana that General Motors allegedly penned. Before that, we posted about Michigan’s “anti-Tesla” bill, which GM supported as well. Now Elektrek reports that Connecticut just rejected a bill that would have allowed direct sales, and GM was right there in the…
Imagine that you’ve been designing cars for a hundred years, and out of nowhere, some fancy guy in California with no automotive experience thinks he can do your job. And worse yet, he actually can. That’ll get under your skin. Well, a recent finance call with former Chevy Volt chief engineer demonstrated once again…
Ed Welburn, General Motors’ top designer who oversaw the automaker’s modern rebirth with cars like the Chevrolet Camaro and Cadillac CTS, is retiring after 44 years with the company. The good news? His replacement led the design of the drool-inducing sex-machine called the Buick Avenir Concept.
Dionne Spain crashed a Saturn on the New Orleans bridge a few years ago, so she sued General Motors, claiming the wreck was the fault of The General’s faulty ignition switches. This week, in the second of six important “bellwether” cases, a New York City jury disagreed.
General Motors revealed plans to have human chaperones in the first generation of its self-driving vehicles through its partnership with ride-sharing service Lyft, which should only make your trip even more uncomfortable than a current Lyft fare as you and your ambivalent chaperone struggle with the moral complexities…
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GM just picked Cruise Automation, a San Francisco-based company that specializes in retrofitting cars with autonomous driving tech. The move represents yet another step for GM to get their autonomous vehicle program running at full tilt.
Cadillac’s future is riding on the success of the XT5, and we’ll be driving it over the next two days to tell you whether or not that’s a good thing. Get your questions in now so we can poke, prod and ask while we’re in the car!
If you were to get up right now, run into a parking lot, and sit on the hood of the first car you find and start bouncing up and down, chances are good that the suspension setup bouncing your ass there is MacPherson strut setup. That setup was born as part of a postwar General Motors program to build a small…
A worker at GM’s Defiance Casting Operations plant in Ohio fell to his death on Tuesday, Automotive News reports. It’s a reminder that, despite all the strides they’ve made, auto factories are still dangerous places to work.
Welcome to Paper Jam, the feature where we highlight the best automotive advertisements from the past! Print might be nearly dead, but our scanners are just getting warmed up.
Thirty years ago, an employee working at GM’s Milford Proving Grounds concocted a scheme to secretly sell prototype vehicles that were supposed to be crushed. He nearly got away it, too. Here’s the story according to Deadline Detroit.