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2017 GMC Acadia: Video Review and Road Test

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The 2017 GMC Acadia is all-new and rides on a shorter wheelbase than its predecessor. It still offers 3-row versatility in its more compact footprint, but GMC has decided to take a different tack than the larger Chevrolet Traverse and Buick Enclave, which shared the same platform as the previous generation Acadia.

Testing GM’s Teen Driver System: Like a Toddler Leash, But for New Drivers (with video)

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Teen Driver is a trick bit of software programming that does three things: First, it sets boundaries around some of the car’s capabilities, muting, for example, the audio system until both front occupants have clicked their seatbelts. The system also allows parents to set speed warnings, limit audio volume, and set an 85-mph top speed. Second, it automatically sets all safety features to their least forgiving settings and makes them undefeatable—the young rascals can’t turn off stability control, traction control, or automatic lighting. Third, the system issues a report card.

What Makes Chevrolet Corvettes So Affordable Compared To Other Sports Cars?

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Why are Chevrolet Corvettes so cheap? I have a simple answer: there is no difference between the Chevy Silverado and Corvette. They both use the same engine, they are both mass produced, and they both are made using similar materials. A good car to compare the Corvette C7 Grand Sport to is the Ferrari California T. Performance is roughly the same, both use V8 engines, and yet the Corvette costs less than 1/3 the price of the Ferrari. Why?

Review: Road tripping in the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Trucks are considered workhorses for farmers and tradespeople in most parts of the world but, in spite of less than stellar fuel economy and growing congestion, in America Ford's F-Series was the best-selling vehicle last year (and has been for 35 years), closely followed by the Chevrolet Silverado. To try and better understand the attraction of these hulking freedom machines, New Atlas sent this wide-eyed foreigner on a road trip in the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ.

Chevy Bolt EV tested by Tesla Model S owner: his assessment

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Fleeing my home in New York's Hudson Valley for California during February and March has a number of charms. Currently at the top of the list: reading about Winter Storm Stella while watching the surfers at Rincon Beach.

J.D. Power Showers Buick and Lexus With Praise Over Service Satisfaction

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - J.D. Power and Associates continued its courtship of Buick and Lexus in its latest scorecard for consumer satisfaction with dealer service departments. General Motors is on its best behavior with a score of 807 out of 1,000, an improvement over last year by a full 10 points thanks to Buick taking top honors (860 points) and its other brands scoring substantially above the industry average. Buick was followed by Mini, GMC, Chevrolet and Nissan in the mass-market brand rankings.

2017 Chevrolet Cruze Premier Car Review (with video)

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The big fight in the compact car segment has been dominated by import brands for decades. The second-generation Chevy Cruze rises toward the top of the heap with style and refinement and unfortunately, sticker price.

Ask Jack: The Waffen or the Pirate?

Posted By GMbeat 6 days ago on Articles - Today’s Ask Jack, just like the calls in those old teen horror movies, is coming from INSIDE THE HOUSE. Hey Jack, I’m a woman in her 30s with four cars – Chevrolet Tahoe Z71, Ford Fiesta ST, Chevrolet C5 Corvette with 421 rwhp and coilovers, as well as an MX-5 Cup race car.