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2017 State Fair of Texas Promises Premium Pickup News

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Every year, the big pickup truck makers set up some of the largest product displays on the planet at the State Fair of Texas to entice consumers in the biggest pickup truck market on the planet to buy their trucks. We're not arguing with the logic of that marketing strategy, but it does make for an interesting beginning to auto-show season, which starts with the fair in September and continues on through the Special Equipment Market Association Show in Las Vegas in October, the Los Angeles Auto Show in November, the Detroit auto show in January, and finally the Chicago Auto Show in February.

Opel marketing boss Mueller to become CEO of German cosmetics company

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Opel's marketing chief, Tina Mueller, will join German cosmetics retailer Douglas as CEO on Nov. 1. Mueller is the second leading executive to quit Opel since PSA acquired the automaker from GM.

GM, not Tesla, is better bet on autonomous vehicle future right now, Deutsche Bank says

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Deutsche Bank raises rating for General Motors shares to buy, saying the company will attain a large market share of the autonomous driving market.       

Cadillac Embarks on its First-Ever Hands-Free Drive with Super Cruise

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Beginning today, Cadillac embarked on the first official hands-free drive on freeways from one side of the country to the other, using the industry-leading Super Cruise technology. A select group of key stakeholders and media will put the power of Super Cruise technology to the test in twelve Super Cruise-equipped Cadillac CT6 vehicles, which departed this morning from Cadillac House in New York City and will travel to Los Angeles, California.

2018 Nissan Leaf vs Chevrolet Bolt EV: new electric cars compared

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The 2017 Chevy Bolt EV went on sale last December, but only became available nationwide in August. Meanwhile, electric-car shoppers waited eagerly for details of the 2018 Nissan Leaf, the second-generation car that finally premiered in early September.

Ford F-150 vs Chevrolet Silverado: The War Continues

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Like football fans, truck owners are a passionate bunch who are loyal to their brand. Check out the latest ads starring the 2018 Ford F-150 and 2017 Chevrolet Silverado, two direct competitors in the tough pickup truck market.