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Report: General Motors has no regrets dumping Saab, Saturn, Hummer, and Pontiac

AutomotiveNews recently sat down at a press conference with GM’s current CEO, Mary Barra, where she said GM doesn’t miss any of the brands it recently discontinued during the bankruptcy period of 2008. Many GM fans have been mourning over the death of particular stablemates like Pontiac because that brand gave us one of the […]

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Report: Chevy denies Corvette Z06 did the ‘Ring in less than seven minutes

So someone out there made a little goof and claimed the all-new 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 did the famous Nurburgring Nordschleife in less than seven minutes, which is a pretty serious claim. Click here for more news on the Chevrolet Corvette Z06. HorsepowerKings reportedly said the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 with the eight-speed automatic did […]

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Report: GMC might come up with a competitor to the Jeep Wrangler

It seems GMC has a desire to expand its horizons as The Wall Street Journal recently sat in a meeting with dealers, where they learned GM’s luxury SUV branch has plans to build a competitor to the Jeep Wrangler. Yup, so this means the Professional Grade could be popping up on the trails a lot more frequently. In […]

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Report: Cadillac’s de Nysschen says to expect electrification of Caddies in the future

Cadillac’s president, Johan de Nysschen, reportedly spoke at a press conference at the Washington Auto Show last week to share that we could expect to see more electrified cars in the near future in Cadillac’s lineup. This is interesting to hear mainly since de Nysschen was initially against Audi’s initiative for plug-in vehicles when he […]

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Report: Cadillac working on a new entry-level sedan, to be rear-wheel drive

Cadillac is apparently working on a new entry-level sedan that will also be rear-wheel drive. Now, initially, you might think: Cadillac already has one, it’s called the ATS. However, the ATS competes with the BMW 3-Series, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, and the Audi A4, all of which have subcompact models below them. That said, this new […]

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2015 Detroit: Buick reveals first convertible since the Reatta of the 1990s, the 2016 Cascada

Do you remember when Buick last produced a convertible? It was quite a long time ago, in the form of the Reatta from the early 1990s, which was a far cry from Buick’s lovely big-bodied drop tops from the 1960s and 1970s (and let’s not even begin talking about older models like the Roadmaster). Meet […]

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2015 Detroit: Chevrolet debuts new Bolt EV Concept at the Cobo

In addition to the all-new second generation 2016 Volt, Chevrolet revealed a new concept called the Bolt EV, which pitches the idea of a subcompact and affordable EV. How affordable are we talking? Chevrolet says conceptually, the Bolt should start around $30,000 with a range of more than 200 miles. For full details, check out […]

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2015 Detroit: The 2016 Chevrolet Volt gets revealed at Detroit

Chevrolet had a big spotlight recent to reveal the all-new 2016 Volt for the second generation. The new Volt boasts greater EV range, more efficiency and better all around performance. Quite specifically, Chevrolet says the new Volt is capable of at least 50 miles on all-electric power while total driving range, even with the range-extending […]

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Video: Watch and hear the new 2016 Cadillac CTS-V come to life

The new 2016 Cadillac CTS-V is making waves and to make sure we’re drooling over it, Cadillac recently allowed CARandDRIVER magazine to record the CTS-V starting up. As a refresher, the Cadillac CTS-V plans to put the BMW M5 and the Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG in their places with a 6.2L supercharged V8 with 640bhp and 630 […]

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GM introduces new Dynamic Skip Fire System, is basically next-gen cylinder deactivation w/ video

Computer-controlled engine ignition and timing has led to the introduction of unique internal combustion engine features such as cylinder deactivation. General Motors is the first to attempt what’s known as variable displacement, and it started life in the infamous Cadillac V8-6-4, which anyone who remembers, was a truly problematic motor simply because computers weren’t powerful enough […]

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