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How Detroit Automakers Are Trying to Win the Talent War

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The automotive industry is on the cusp of a transformation – it's going to evolve more over the next two decades than it did over the past ten. The race to develop fleets of driverless cars, in combination with mobility projects that aim to disrupt various segments of the transportation sector more radically than Uber did to the taxi business, will change transportation as we know it. But developing and perfecting the technology necessary to make all of that happen requires top-tier talent, and the greatest minds often head to Silicon Valley, not Detroit.

Running European convertibles off U.S. roads? (with video)

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Running European convertibles off U.S. roads?; GM's Batey on helping dealers navigate tech headaches; Faraday gets $2B investment; Uber on trial; Saudi women take the wheel.

Martin Truex Jr. Twist and Turns His Way to Victory at Sonoma Raceway

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The first road course race of the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season is in the books. While Stewart-Haas Racing showed initial dominance at Sonoma Raceway in the Toyota/Save Mart 350, it was Martin Truex Jr.

UAW Blasts GM’s Plan to Build Chevy Blazer in Mexico

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The United Auto Workers wasted no time attacking General Motors' plans to build the 2019 Chevrolet Blazer in Mexico, chastising the company for the action while it lays off another shift in Lordstown, Ohio.

Some 2013 Chevy Volts Recalled For Low-Voltage Battery Cell Issue

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - A recent software update to the Volt is actually the root cause of this problem. Last week, General Motors revealed that the company is set to issue a Chevrolet Volt recall.

2018 Nissan Kicks SR First Test: Trusting the Right Numbers

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - If you think 125 hp isn’t enough grunt for a subcompact crossover like the 2018 Nissan Kicks, take a step back to see the bigger (or smaller) picture. With an as-tested curb weight of just 2,643 pounds, the affordable Kicks is far lighter and more efficient than its competitors.