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Lyft Expects to Spend $100 Million on Expanded Driver 'Hubs'

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - As independent contractors, drivers for ride-hailing services shoulder all of the cost of doing their jobs. Vehicle maintenance, in particular, can take a major chunk out of their earnings.

2018 Cadillac XTS V-Sport First Test: Nicer Than You Think, But…

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The XTS is for anyone who’s ever tried to sit in the CTS’ back seat behind a tall driver. Sure, the CTS is an accomplished, comparison-winning sport sedan and our 2014 Car of the Year, but the XTS provides far more space at the same price.

2018 Cadillac CTS V-Sport - Performance personified

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Cadillac offers a compelling reason to buy American if you are looking for a mid-sized luxury sedan - meet the crisply styled CTS that offers an excellent combination of performance, handling, passenger comfort and technology to take on the German and Japanese brands. But - and this is a big but - you have to purchase the correct model to get the full complement of these competitive attributes.

2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Gets 2.7-liter Inline-Four Option

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Chevy gave us the basic facts of the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500’s engine lineup when the truck debuted in Detroit earlier this year, but the automaker kept specs and other technical details close to the vest. Now, GM has given us a lot more info on the new pickup’s drivetrain options, including a complete download on an all-new turbocharged 2.

Update: Ford to Restart Truck Production

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Ford Motor Co. will resume production of its F-150 in Michigan on Friday and Super Duty trucks in Kentucky on Monday, following a week of downtime that resulted from a fire at the factory of parts supplier Meridian Magnesium Products of America in Eaton Rapids, Mich.

GM imagines real Transformers with shape-shifting car design patents

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - In director Michael Bay's version of the "Transformers" franchise, the world of Decepticons and Autobots is heavily populated by General Motors products.

GM Set to Return to Military Service

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The long-dormant arm of GM focused on serving and supporting the military with products and technology is back and could offer some interesting vehicles. According to Automotive News (subscription required), GM Defense – sold in 2003 to military contractor General Dynamics – is now back and ready to return to the world of military contracts with vehicles such as the high-tech hydrogen-fuel-cell Chevrolet Colorado ZH2 – a small tactical field 4x4 pickup offering little noise or heat signature – as well as its Silent Utility Rover Universal Superstructure, aka SURUS, which is a hydrogen-fuel-ce

Ford Production Ills Infect Fiat-Chrysler, General Motors

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Last week, in Eaton Rapids, Michigan, a fire and explosion forced an evacuation of a Meridian Magnesium Products of America plant. The end of the resulting production shutdown has no ETA, and with Ford's reliance on Meridian for lightweight structural components, F-series pickup truck production stalled when parts stores were depleted.

2018 Ford Mustang vs. 2018 Chevrolet Camaro Comparison

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Mustang versus Camaro is one of the longest-running and most celebrated performance rivalries in the car business, dating to 1966, when General Motors responded to Ford’s sporty 2+2 coupe and the pony car races began. Revived in 2009 after a seven-year hiatus, the Camaro reflects the most interpretive rendition of the surviving pony cars -- more contemporary, less retro. The Mustang, for its part, sustains the styling of the second-generation car, with detail concessions to contemporary trends. As a footnote, both the Camaro and Mustang will receive a number of updates for the 2019 model year.

GM Korea expects to turn profit in 2019, plans 2 new vehicles

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - General Motors' South Korean unit reiterated on Friday that it should return to profitability by 2019 and that it will invest $2.8 billion in a new, small SUV as well as a crossover for the local market and for export.