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It's time for car companies to dump this terrible design trend

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Cars have certainly been ornate in the past. One need look no further than the sumptuous hand-built luxury coaches of the early 20th century or the exuberant 1950s fantasias that came from Detroit for confirmation of that.

All-new Cadillac CT6 helps move the brand

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Cadillac’s CT6 is new for this year, and it seems to check off many of the boxes on what a large luxury sedan should be. It’s larger yet very sleek-looking from the outside. It has that luxury sedan look, with a long hood and body, but still a shorter rear end when viewed from the side. The front end has a large grill and wraparound headlights that extend farther back on the hood. This is one of the first big Cadillacs whose styling I dig. It’s a bit flashy without being over the top.

Uber and Google's Larry Page are just a few interested in vertical take-off jets

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Uber wants to take your commute to the skies. Uber is interested in using small planes that can vertically take off for short-haul trips within cities, Uber's head of products Jeff Holden recently told Recode.

I Took A Cadillac ATS-V Camping And It Went Great

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - I just put more than 1,000 miles on a Cadillac ATS-V , driving in a spirited fashion (read: ripping burnouts) around Michigan’s upper peninsula, and maybe off-roading in the forest a little bit.

Long After Next-Gen Gasoline Sibling Launches, Next-Gen Smart ForTwo Electric Drive Previewed Ahead of Paris Motor Show

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Back in July 2014, Mercedes-Benz unveiled the next-generation Smart ForTwo microcar, the diminutive car’s third incarnation since its market debut in 1998 as a two-seat urban runabout for cramped, congested European cities like London, Paris and Milan. Redesigned from the ground up, the new car was based on a brand-new platform jointly developed by Daimler and Renault and at launch, much was made about its all-new three-cylinder engines and choice of either automatic or manual transmission.

General Motors Avoids a Costly Strike in Canada

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Chevrolet Impalas are assembled on one of two production lines at GM's plant in Oshawa, Ontario. Under a new labor deal, the plant will continue to build Impalas alongside several other GM models.