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Formula E Cars Get ‘Futuristic’ Look For Season Three

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Formula E, the world’s first electric racing series, met with some skepticism at its launch, but the first two seasons delivered some great racing. Now the folks behind the FIA Formula E Championship want their race cars to look different than other racing series machines, so they came up with a new design.

2017 Chevrolet Volt named Northwest Green Vehicle of the Year

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - On July 19, members of the Northwest Automotive Press Association got together in Portland, Oregon, to drive 14 fuel-efficient and high-tech vehicles and compare them head to head. The overall winner was the 2017 Chevy Volt, which uses electricity plus a small gasoline generator engine and carries a price tag around $40,000.

See 600-plus Buicks at national event in Allentown

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - See a bevy of Buicks from all over the world and get a rare look at Italian car collector Nicola Bulgari's property in Allentown during the Buick Club of America's 50th Anniversary Celebration, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the NB Center for American Automotive Heritage.

Dealership Employee Takes Customer's Corvette For Joyride, Gets Caught On Camera

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Taking your car in for service should be boring, filled with coffee and a lot of staring at your phone display, but little did this Chevrolet Corvette owner knew what was happening behind closed doors.

Auto insurers are bracing for upheaval from self-driving cars

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Self-driving cars could upend the current auto insurance market, The Wall Street Journal reported. As much as 80% of the $200 billion auto insurance market could be altered, or even potentially evaporate, because of the emergence of self-driving vehicles.

Refreshing or Revolting: 2017 Chevrolet Trax

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The Chevrolet Trax debuted for the 2015 model year, and two years later, it almost looks like an entirely different vehicle, at least up front. In a rather dramatic refresh for 2017, the Trax receives a number of modern styling cues from its Chevrolet sedan siblings.

Quick Spin: 2016 Buick Cascada

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - For droptop shoppers who find the Mini Cooper convertible a little too expressive, the Ford Mustang too sporty, the Jeep Wrangler too trucky, and the Volkswagen Beetle too cute, there is really only one choice: the refreshingly conventional Buick Cascada.