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7 Fascinating Things You Probably Didn't Know About Nucor Corp

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - It's one thing to dig into a company's numbers, but it's another to take a little time and really get to know how it operates. Often that leads to a deeper understanding of how those numbers came to be, and why great companies are, in fact, great companies.

Panel: millennial enthusiasm key to muscle car growth

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - With autonomous cars on the horizon, some performance-car experts are more concerned about keeping and growing the enthusiasm of younger people than they are about self-driving cars stealing the thunder from the muscle-car era.

2020 Chevy Silverado ZR2 Prototype: Is this GM's new Ford Raptor Fighter?

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Could this be a 2019 or 2020 Chevy Silverado ZR2 prototype? GM’s answer to the Ford Raptor? Take a look at the higher ride height of this truck. Those Goodyear Wrangler Duratrac off-road tires are unmistakeable. This prototype is a large crew cab with dual polished exhaust tips in the back.

2017 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel 9-Speed Automatic Review

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - This particular diesel is paired up with GM’s new nine-speed automatic transmission (designed and built in-house). A six-speed manual transmission is available, but with three more forward ratios, it’s easily the more intriguing choice. The torque-rich power delivery combined with the very tight gear spacing of the nine-speed auto makes for a refined low-rev experience. The engine rarely needs to exceed 3000rpm in order to really get the Cruze moving quickly, and ninth gear is long enough for some very relaxed high-speed cruising.

Chevrolet debuts the ZL1 Camaro for the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Long gone are the days when the kings of the oval actually looked like real cars. With the speeds and performance achievable in NASCAR today, and safety required to keep the drivers where they need to be, the transformation from the past to the present makes sense.

Is this the country's first Chevrolet Bolt EV police car?

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Using electric cars as police vehicles has some distinct advantages. Among them are near-silent operation, maximum acceleration from 0 rpm, and a novelty factor that can lead to friendly, beneficial interactions between officers and citizens.