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2018 Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid carries over with few changes

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - It appears that Chevy isn't following its own precedent as the Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid enters its third model year. In the past, the Volt received a battery upgrade every other year that provided it with increasingly more electric range—but that's not the case for the largely unchanged 2018 Volt.

Hennessey Exorcist Camaro ZL1 Makes 959 HP at the Wheels

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - With 840 hp and 770 lb-ft of torque available on race gas, the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon will have few peers when it arrives this fall. But the Hennessey Exorcist Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 has it beat when it comes to sheer power, as this dyno run shows.

2017 Chevrolet SS Manual Final Test: Fanboys’ Last Chance!

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - It’s a common phenomenon: Brand enthusiasts zero in on an overseas model and imagine that if it were appropriated for stateside consumption, it would not only upend the performance-per-dollar hierarchy, but also require dealerships to hire extra security to handle the teeming masses waving their checkbooks. “I’d be first in line!

We miss you, Pontiac: Remembering the automaker’s 8 greatest ideas

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - On April 27th, 2009, GM announced that it was going to axe the Pontiac brand. The brand, named after an Ottawa chief, can trace its roots back to 1926 when it was an upscale alternative to the basic Chevrolet offerings.

Chevrolet Colorado ZH2 Concept: We Ride in the Army’s Experimental Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Truck

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - If you are anything like us, the first question you have when learning about a hydrogen-powered military vehicle is basically this: “So, what happens when, you know, people shoot at the hydrogen tanks?” Charlie Freese, General Motors’ executive director of global fuel-cell activities and our driver today, assures us that the tanks—which store hydrogen at 10,000 psi—are basically bulletproof.

Finding More Power for Your Chevrolet Equinox Means Waiting a Little Longer

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - General Motors will happily let you configure a newly downsized 2018 Chevrolet Equinox, but moving up a step in power means cooling your heels for a few more months. The third-generation crossover bowed this spring with a turbocharged 1.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. on retirement: I wanted 'to go out on my own terms'

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Dale Earnhardt Jr. chose this season to be his last as a NASCAR Cup driver because he wants “to go out on my own terms,” he said Tuesday. Earnhardt opened his retirement news conference at Hendrick Motorsports with a 10-minute prepared statement, thanking team owner Rick Hendrick, his deceased father, his team members, his legion of fans and other family members who have supported him through the health struggles of recent seasons.