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Chevrolet Back on Top of Most-Seen Auto Ads Chart

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - In first place for the week of March 5-11 was a Chevy ad highlighting first-time buyers and declaring “trying something new can be exciting, empowering – downright exhilarating.” The spot is tied to the brand’s current deals on ’18 Cruze models.

GM wants to ditch the manual controls from its test cars in 2019

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - General Motors is getting ready to ditch the driver for good—at least in its newest R&D vehicles. In 2019, Cruise—the self-driving startup acquired a couple of years ago by GM—wants to begin testing the fourth generation of its autonomous vehicle, the Cruise AV. (This is a modified Chevrolet Bolt EV, no relation to the Chevrolet Cruze.)

Chevrolet Cruze’s CVT Coming Sooner Than Expected

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Christmas get-togethers across North America were ruined when we reported, last December, that the manual transmission would soon leave the Chevrolet Cruze stable. That sad bit of information came by way of VIN decoder documents submitted to the NHTSA by General Motors for the 2019 model year.

GM brings car-sharing service Maven to Toronto

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - General Motors is bringing its Maven car-sharing service to Canada with a launch this month in Toronto, the automaker said mid-February. The Maven City service works via an app that lets users book round-trip short-term rentals of GM vehicles like Chevrolet’s Cruze, Malibu, Tahoe, Trax and Volt; GMC’s Acadia and Yukon; or Cadillac’s ATS and XT5.

GM’s Closing Its Gunsan Plant In South Korea

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - General Motors is in the process of slimming down its overseas operations. And the latest step involves closing one of its plants in South Korea. The Gunsan plant has in recent years been used to manufacture the Chevy Cruze and Orlando. But it’s been running at about 20 percent of its total capacity for the last three years, “making continued operations unsustainable,” according to the automaker. Shutting it down won’t be a simple matter, though. The facility includes a press shop, body shop, workshops for components like seats and air-conditioning, and an on-site proving ground.

Old vs. New: Soot No More? 2018 Chevy Cruze Diesel And 2002 Volkswagen Golf TDI (with video)

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Diesel has gotten a bad rap in recent years. Manufacturers – especially Volkswagen with the “Dieselgate” scandal – have been caught cheating on emissions testing, in a move that’s all but chilled the car-buying public’s interest in diesel engines here in the United States. Despite the turbulent atmosphere currently surrounding diesel engines, some car companies...The post Old vs. New: Soot No More? 2018 Chevy Cruze Diesel And 2002 Volkswagen Golf TDI [Video] appeared first on The Fast Lane Car.