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Report: The 2016 Cadillac CTS-V should make around 640hp with a 6.2L supercharged V8

Car spotter Chris Doane apparently heard that the new 2016 Cadillac CTS-V should make something in the neighborhood of 640hp, from a supercharged 6.2L V8. That pretty much sounds like the new CTS-V is getting the new Corvette Z06’s mill, whereas the outgoing model got its V8 from the Corvette ZR-1. The CTS-V apparently gets a detuned […]

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Report: Chevrolet says future models to be styled after Corvette C7

AutomotiveNews recently spoke with some reps at General Motors who said that we should expect more of Chevy’s future models to influenced by the latest C7 Corvette. Additionally, the news outlet sat down with GM’s head of global design, Ed Welburn, who said the Stingray’s styling should be seen in the next-gen Malibu, Cruze, and […]

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Report: GM and Ford apparently mulling electric pickups

Electric vehicles are definitely more popular than say, when GM killed the electric car in the 1990s. But if you notice one big pattern, none of the current EVs today are available in big, bulky, SUV and pickup truck forms. And that’s just simply because the two concepts clash quite terribly: EVs are built to […]

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Report: A facelifted Chevrolet Equinox to show up very soon

Edmunds heard through various sources in GM that a facelifted Chevrolet Equinox is expected to show up with some Botox work and a facelift for the 2016 model. Not many specifics were shared, though we don’t bet any big money on any significant changes, other than the usual selection of upgrades to in-car tech, aesthetics, […]

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Report: GM engineers might have room to badgineer the Chevrolet Trax as a GMC model

AutomotiveNews reports General Motors might give GMC a chance to badgineer their own version of the Chevrolet Trax, which is also basically a reengineered Buick Encore, and the GMC model play the same role, but for a different brand. According to Al Manzor, the platform’s lead engineer, who spoke with AN, Manzor said the possibility of […]

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Cadillac plans to launch nine new models in five years

Cadillac’s President, Johan de Nysschen, released a statement, calling for the release of up to nine new models over the next five years in China, given the fact that China’s the most powerful market right now. That might not seem to matter too much on the surface, but because of China’s premiere market, Cadillac could […]

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The 2015 North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year finalists announced

It’s that time of year and the 2015 North American International Car Show in Detroit takes place next year and with the NAIAS is the announcement of the annual North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year. As a result, the the finalists for this year’s award were announced by the North American Car/Truck of […]

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Video: Hennessey gives the GMC Yukon Denali 665bhp–because why not

The motor world is in a bit of a celebratory mood after gas prices have fallen to all-time lows with future predictions seeing even lower prices than today. Whether or not that coincides with Hennessey’s latest reveal is beyond our interpretation, but either way, the tuning firm decided to give a GMC Yukon Denali 665bhp […]

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The 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 begins shipping to dealers

Did you place an order on a brand spankin’ new 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06? Well, your anticipation and waiting might come to an end soon as Chevrolet confirmed to begin shipping for the new Z06 model, from the Corvette’s Bowling Green plant in Kentucky. Prices start at $78,995 for the new Corvette, which once again serves up […]

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Report: GM reportedly trademarks new Velite nameplate

General Motors was spotted for some patent and trademark action for a new “Velite” model name. Of course, trademark filings happen all of the time at the US Patent & Trademark Office and sometimes, journalists would see them as potential hints for future models. But most of the time, none of them ever get used. […]

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