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Buick Velite 5 EREV To Launch In China Soon, Teaser Image Released

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Buick has now confirmed that its upcoming EREV offering for China will indeed be the Velite. First reported by us some 6 months ago, the Velite is basically a rebadged Chevrolet Volt with some subtle exterior and interior changes.

Chevrolet’s Early Choice for an Equinox Redesign Was a Real Dog: Report

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - To say the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox is an important model for General Motors is to downplay the importance of the crucial compact crossover segment. Lighter, trimmer and more fuel efficient than before, the new right-sized Equinox erases many of the drawbacks of its long-in-the-tooth predecessor.

Buick Launches Chevy Volt-Based Velite 5 in China

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Buick is launching its first electric car in China, the Velite 5 plug-in hybrid, and it shares much with the Chevy Volt. Revealed at the Guangzhou auto show in China in November as the Velite Concept, the Velite 5 seems to be utilizing much of the Chevrolet Volt’s powertrain.

2017 Chevrolet Malibu 2.0T Premier First Test: Win-Win

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Although the midsize Chevrolet Malibu was completely reinvented for the 2016 model year, the automaker didn’t rest on its laurels, instead adding a significant update for the second year of the model’s ninth generation. The new GM/Ford jointly developed 9T50E nine-speed automatic transmission replaces the previous year’s Aisin Warner F8F35 eight-speed automatic behind the available 2.

2017 Chevy Silverado 1500 Review: A Main Event At The Biggest Game In Town

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Perhaps no segment in the U.S. is as competitive as fullsize pickups. With hearty V8 power and rugged good looks, the Chevy Silverado still makes a strong case for itself.

2018 Chevrolet Equinox First Drive Review

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The styling of the new Equinox is not as sharp as that of the new Mazda CX-5 or as funky as the Honda CR-V’s, but it’s pleasant in a neutral way, yanking stylistic cues from the Cruze and Malibu. It’s smaller than the outgoing crossover, its wheelbase shrinking by a not-insignificant 5.2 inches and overall length dropping by 4.7 inches. Height drops down by 0.9 inch, lending a more slippery aerodynamic profile. Thanks to the daintier proportions and the new D2XX platform, Chevy was also able to slice off around 400 pounds of weight.

2017 Chevrolet Malibu First Look Review

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Upon being completely redesigned last year with a longer wheelbase affording more rear seat legroom, the Chevy Malibu enters the 2017 model year with a handful of updates. Those choosing the top-of-the-line Malibu Premier benefit from a new 9-speed automatic transmission, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and Teen Driver technologies have been added to all but the lowest trim level, and Malibu 1LT customers can now opt for a Sport Package, replete with 18” wheels and a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob.