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General Motors purges factories, staff, vehicle lineup to fund future tech

General Motors is reducing staff and closing factories in a major cost-cutting plan meant to fund tech such as electric powertrains. GM will kill off the Chevrolet Impala, Volt, and Cruze, as well as the Buick LaCrosse, as part of the plan.
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We found the best trucks for everyone (including truck haters)

Pickup trucks have evolved to meet the demands of a shifting marketplace. They now have to compete with cars and crossovers, as well as other trucks. Here are the best trucks currently on the market.
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GM is getting into ebikes, and it wants you to help name them

General Motors has just unveiled its first-ever electric bikes and has launched a $10,000 public contest to help name them. Tip: It's probably not worth suggesting "Bikey McBikeface."
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2019 Chevrolet Silverado gets serious about MPG with new four-cylinder engine

In an aggressive bid to improve fuel economy, the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado will be offered with a 2.7-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine. Chevy claims comparable performance to other Detroit automakers' V6 trucks.
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How General Motors is preparing for an electric, autonomous, connected future

How does an established automaker like General Motors adapt to new tech trends? By looking for people and solutions outside the mainstream, says Ken Kelzer, GM VP of global vehicle components and subsystems.
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2019 Chevrolet Blazer strays far from its rugged roots

The 2019 Chevrolet Blazer revives a classic SUV name in a very different form. The new Blazer eschews off-road capability for car-like road manners and styling. Will SUV shoppers approve of the Blazer's transformation?
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Delta Electronics and GM want to speed up electric-car charging

Delta Electronics will develop a prototype charging station that the company claims can charge at a much faster rate than current stations. The project is backed by GM, Virginia Tech, and several other entities.
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Chevy’s 2019 Silverado aims to make towing easier with cameras and apps

The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 aims to catch up to its rival, the Ford F-150, by adding more towing tech. The Silverado will be available with towing-related apps and an array of four cameras to make pulling a trailer easier.
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GM to boost Chevrolet Bolt EV production by 20 percent to meet growing demand

As Tesla takes a victory lap for meeting its Model 3 production goal, GM says demand for the Chevrolet Bolt EV is so high that it will increase production by 20 percent later this year.
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GM’s Maven car-sharing service is convenient, but we’re not giving up our keys

We tried out General Motors’ Maven car-sharing service for a long weekend to see if it’s really a better alternative to owning a car, or just renting one when needed from Enterprise or Avis.
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GM adding Super Cruise to all brands eventually, all Caddys by 2020

All Cadillac models will add Super Cruise autonomous driving as an option by 2020, with other GM brands to follow. Super Cruise includes precision-mapped roads, driver monitoring, adaptive cruise control, and lane-keeping assistance.
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Unlike rival Ford, General Motors will keep its sedans (for now, at least)

As rival Ford prepares to hack apart its U.S. car lineup, General Motors will stick with sedans for now. But the future of GM's car lineup remains uncertain as SUV sales remain high.
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Maven shows how a company that makes cars can also share them

General Motors’ Maven division operates the kinds of services that are supposed to be a threat to old-guard car companies. But GM wants to beat upstarts like Zipcar at their own game.
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Cadillac CEO Johan de Nysschen unexpectedly departs amid tumult at luxury brand

General Motors unexpectedly announced that Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen is leaving, effective immediately. He is being succeeded by Steve Carlisle, who had been GM Canada's president and managing director.
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The Enspire SUV concept is a Buick that thinks it’s a Tesla

With a claimed 370-mile range and lots of new technology, the Buick Enspire concept seems to have Tesla in its sights. But will this sleek-looking SUV concept actually go into production?
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Chevy cars get minor updates in the face of an SUV onslaught

The 2019 Chevrolet Malibu, Cruze, and Spark debut the "new face" of Chevy passenger cars. Each model also gets a handful of updates. But will that be enough to pry buyers away from SUVs?
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Cop tickets a GM-owned self-driving car, though company disputes violation

A self-driving car operated by GM-owned Cruise was ticketed by a traffic cop in San Francisco this week, though the company insists it did nothing wrong. The vehicle had a test driver behind the wheel at the time.
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Cadillac’s glitzy Escala concept may be headed for production in 2021

The Cadillac Escala concept will enter production in 2021, according to a new report, giving Cadillac a true luxury flagship to rival sedans like the Audi A8, BMW 7 Series, and Mercedes-Benz S-Class.