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One of these 15 finalists will become Business Insider's 2018 Car of the Year

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Each year Business Insider selects 15 finalists for its Car of the Year competition. The cars are chosen from the more than five dozen we road tested during the year.

GM's Maven ponders lawnmowers, UFOs as it seeks to diversify beyond cars and trucks

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Maven's current "car sharing marketplace" is the first product in a potential line of shared products for the emerging consumer platform.

Opel to Lead EV Charge for PSA Groupe, Become All-Electrified Brand by 2024

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Opel clarified Thursday the role it will play in the electrification scheme of its new owner, PSA Groupe, the conglomerate also in charge of Peugeot, Citroën, and DS. The automaker states that as part of its "Pace!" plan, it will electrify the entirety of its lineup in the next few years as replacements for legacy General Motors products arrive. Eight new models are on the way within the next two years, along with significant electric boosts for two models in particular. Its compact Grandland X crossover—a Peugeot 3008 relative—will be offered as a plug-in hybrid.

Opel LCV chief Stoever expects big boost from move to PSA's platforms

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Light commercial vehicles are playing a bigger role at Opel/Vauxhall under PSA ownership and Tobias Stoever, Opel's senior manager for LCVs, expects a move to the French automaker's platforms will give Opel a "big boost," as he explained to...

3 Top Dividend Stocks to Buy Right Now

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Sifting through the numerous dividend-paying stocks to find the best of the best isn't easy. A few of our Motley Fool contributors have done the hard work for you and found three top dividend stocks to add to your portfolio right now. Here's what you need to know about Enterprise Products Partners.

GM Under Investigation by NHTSA for Chevy Equinox and GMC Terrain Wiper Defects

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - General Motors may soon have to recall an additional 1.7 million Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain crossovers from the 2010-2016 model years.

General Motors' Defense Division Teases War-Ready, Hydrogen-Powered Silverado ZH2

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - General Motors' military defense unit, which appropriately called GM Defense, is tasked with developing several projects for the U.S. military. Its latest creation is the Chevrolet Silverado ZH2—a wild-looking Silverado that runs on hydrogen and boasts several military-only goodies.

The 2018 Buick Regal TourX is the American station wagon's last stand... sort of

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The Buick Regal TourX is the only station wagon you can buy from an American brand today, which is an improvement. For the past four years there haven’t been any. The last was the Cadillac CTS Sport Wagon, a European-style…well, sport wagon that was a good performer, but sold like cold cakes.

GM's Use of 3-D Printing Predicts Cheaper, Better Cars

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The first thing that hits you, the signal that this drab Michigan office building is a bit cooler than an average office building, is the smell. The acrid, metallic, plasticky, burning smell, the sort of odor that prompts the question: Is something that is really not supposed to be on fire on fire in here? No, no, says Dave Bolognino, who heads up General Motors’ design fabrication division. That’s just the byproduct of 3-D printing.

2019 Chevrolet Malibu RS first drive: Flashy looks for cheap

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Chevrolet still cares about its cars. At least, it cares enough that it updated the Spark, Cruze and Malibu for 2019. There’s no mistaking the Blue Oval it's aiming at when Steve Majoros, Chevy marketing director, brags about having the newest passenger car lineup in the industry. The most significant change Chevy brought to the Malibu for 2019 is the transmission. We lose the six-speed torque converter trans and gain a GM-designed CVT. Chevy says the decision was simple. It expects to get a 2-mpg boost in fuel economy. Was it worth it?