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First Buick Cascada Rolls Off the Assembly Line in Poland

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The Cascada is the first Buick model built by GM's Gliwice, Poland plant. It also produces the Opel Cascada for European markets, and in February 2015, the plant began exporting the Holden Cascada to the Australian and New Zealand markets.

2016 Chevy Colorado Diesel Review

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Diesel just can’t catch a break. It took decades for Americans to forget about those ’70s and ’80s soot-spewing clatter machines and start believing diesel could be quiet, smooth and most importantly, clean. But just as diesel was enjoying a renaissance -- Dieselgate blankets the technology’s image in a dark, noxious cloud of deceit.

Cadillac Earns a "Best of What's New for 2015" Award from Popular Science for the CT6 Rearview Camera Mirror

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Among auto designers, rearview mirrors are rarely proving grounds for innovation. The new mirror in the CT6 stands apart. With the flick of a switch, drivers can convert it into an HD display. A camera captures a live stream from the car's rear, which improves field of vision by 300 percent.

Peter Schreyer Talks Genesis and Hyundai Design, G90 to Debut by Year’s End

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Hyundai global chief of design and company vice president Peter Schreyer has stewarded the Kia and Hyundai brands quite skillfully over the last few years. Now, he is tasked with taking Hyundai into new territory with the ambitious Genesis luxury sub-brand.

2015 BMW X6 M Tested: Glory Daze

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - No argument can be brokered that we do not live in an automotive enthusiast’s gilded age, where even big SUVs can be ordered track-ready from the factory, boasting performance numbers on par with exceptional sports cars like Porsche 911s and Chevrolet Corvettes. We’ve already forgotten what the world was like before 5200-pound utilities delivered sub-four-second 0-to-60-mph times.

10 Cool Facts About the 2017 Buick LaCrosse

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - At the 2015 Los Angeles auto show, Buick showed the world that it knows how to do sexy and upscale when it unveiled the 2017 LaCrosse. The mild hybrid e-Assist variant has been ditched and a new V-6 engine paired to an eight-speed automatic gearbox is now the sole powertrain available.

Volkswagen Details Fix for EA189 Diesel in Europe, But It’ll Be More Complex for U.S.

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Volkswagen has detailed its first hardware fix for European-spec diesel engines. And the good news is that it’d one “without any adverse effects on the engine output, fuel consumption and performance,” or so the company claims.

GM, law firm can keep ignition-switch documents secret, U.S. judge rules

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - General Motors and its law firm need not turn over privileged documents to drivers hoping to show that the automaker intended to commit a crime or fraud by concealing defective ignition switches in their vehicles, a federal judge ruled today.

Ford Tests 2017 Ford Super Duty Bed

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - By Brian WongDetails have been slowly trickling out about the new 2017 Ford Super Duty pickup trucks, and they are impressive. The new trucks will offer a slew of segment-first technology features, increased towing and payload ratings, and of course, an aluminum body.