General Motors is ready to invest $245 million and expand with 300 working places at the Orion Assembly plant in order to support the launch of an completely new vehicle program, that will be different in any aspect than everything the brand has done until today. In fact, the investment in Orion is about $962 million since the UAW and General Motors cooperated to reopen the plant, idled in 2010.
This latest investment comes in just seven months after the announcement of additional $160 millio
The first 2016 Cadillac CT6 Sedan will be auctioned for charity along with five other vehicles. The proceeds will go to the Karmanos Cancer Institute. At the Barrett-Jackson event will happen at the Annual Palm Beach auction in Palm Beach, Florida, this weekend.
General Motors has donated the #3001 CT6 Sedan to the Karmanos center of research, patient care and education. The institute focuses on early detection and prevention, treatment and eradication of cancer. The person buying this Cadill
Car crashes are the number-one killer of teenagers in the United States. Contributing factors include behaviors such as speeding, lack of seat belt use, drinking, and texting. Various manufacturers have addressed this issue with safety technology and the many of the systems they have developed are quite unique. In this article we looked at systems from Ford, GM, Hyundai, and Mercedes-Benz.
GM's Family Link is part of OnStar and costs $3.99 a month on top of the OnStar subscription fees. I
Cadillac has announced that in two years it will begin offering advanced “intelligent and connected” vehicle technologies. The announcement was made by General Motors CEO Mary Barra this Sunday during her keynote address at the Intelligent Transport System (ITS) World Congress in Detroit. Some of Cadillac’s 2017 model year vehicles will offer the advanced driver assist technology called Super Cruise.
In addition, the 2017 Cadillac CTS will be equipped with vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communicati
The US automobile giant GM has issued six recalls that affect vehicles sold in the United States and that cover 717,949 cars sold recently. Here’s a list of the recalled vehicles:
414,333 2011-2012 model year Chevrolet Camaro; 2010-2012 model year Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain; 2011-2012 Buick Regal and LaCrosse; and 2010-2012 Cadillac SRX models in the U.S. equipped with power height adjustable driver or front passenger seat structures. In these cars there is a problem with a bolt th
The US car brands of Chevrolet and GMC, fully owned by General Motors, have confirmed that certain Chevy and GMC models will receive a new eight-speed automatic transmission starting in 2015. The new models that will boast this gearbox will be the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado and the GMC Sierra and GMC Yukon Denali/Yukon XL Denali models that come with 6.2-liter EcoTec3 V8 engines.
The new transmission is called Hydra-Matic 8L90 and has been developed by GM. It comes with about the same size
It's official: Chevrolet are going to have a V8 RWD performance sedan back in it's fleet. It will be called the Chevrolet SS and, as a class, will slot right above the Impala. It will also provide the base for Chevrolet's NASCAR Sprint Cup racecar which is set for a debut at the 2013 Daytona 500.
“As a passionate race fan and performance enthusiast, I am thrilled that Chevrolet will deliver a true rear-wheel-drive NASCAR racecar in the SS that is closely linked to the performance sedan that
Recent gas prices causing you headache? The trip between the petrol stations seems too short? Well, if you insist to sticking to a mid-sized saloon, the Chevrolet Malibu Eco might be the car for you. They say it can do 965 km of highway on a single tank of fuel. This is just another example of how a combination of simple yet clever technologies can help bring noticeable relief to your wallet.
Let's not beat around the bush – The Malibu Eco achieves an EPA-estimated 25 miles per gallon city and
A very special Chevrolet “Military Tribute Camaro” has been auctioned at Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction. The Achilles Freedom team will benefit from the final bid which reached $175,000. It is an association that helps wounded war veterans to overcome their physical and psychological trauma by engaging them in various sports activities, athletics and marathons.
The 2010 Camaro itself boasts an impressive paint job. It has been done by the renown artist Mickey Harris who has been airbru
The Chevrolet Sail and the Chevrolet MPV Concept are the products of GM India and SAIC working together. The debut stand was at the eleventh Auto Expo in New Delhi.
The Sail is built by engineers at the GM Technical Center in Bangalore and is targeted at people from the emerging economies.
“The Chevrolet Sail hatchback will be a strong addition to GM’s mini-car portfolio in India,” said GM India President and Managing Director Lowell Paddock. “It will bring a new sense of vitality to the b
Here is an interesting vehicle created by Tim Cameron. The monster is called SHOWTIME and you’ll see why in the video, below! The special buggy is practically a rollcage, seat, steering wheel and enormous LSX454R V8 engine on Jimmy Smith Motorsports Chassis.
The huge engine has a 7.4 liter of displacement 620PS (456 kW) and 800Nm (590 lb-ft) of torque. The redline is at 6500RPM and the compression 11:1. With such brutal power and tough 4x4 system with enormous tires, there isn't many hills th
At the Auto Shanghai 2011, FAW-GM, a joint venture between GM China and FAW has displayed for first time in front of public its all-new, 2012 Kuncheng pickup.
Boasting an extremely powerful unit with unique combustion, air-changing, lubrication and cooling technologies for delivering amazing fuel efficiency and minimize emissions while generating low levels of noise, the vigor ride’s plant is promised to have a long service life and high reliability. It includes an electro-thermal plug cylind