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We drove a $63,000 Ford Raptor and a $58,000 Chevy Silverado Z71 to see which pickup truck we liked better — and the winner was clear

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - High-performance pickups have become increasingly popular as truck sales have boomed. We tested examples from Ford and Chevy, the kings of the truck world.

Fidelity favors: The best loyalty discounts on cars, trucks, and SUVs

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - If there’s one brand you’re loyal to above all others when it comes to buying cars, you may be able to get a reward for your fidelity in the form of a serious discount. Some marques offer up to $3,500 in savings on select models these days, and Cars Direct on Tuesday laid out the details for General Motors, Ford, and more for repeat.

These Were the 10 Most Stolen Cars in America Last Year

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - On average, a car is stolen every 40 seconds in the United States. So says the National Insurance Crime Bureau, which states that vehicle theft is at its highest in 50 years, even with advancements to security and theft prevention technologies.

GM CEO Courts Harvard Students With EVs, AVs And Electric Trucks

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Barra works to frame GM as an exciting tech leader for young minds Earlier this month, General Motors‘ CEO Mary Barra spoke at the “Gear Up: The Future of Transportation” in Boston, MA. In attendance were about 200 students from Harvard, MIT and Boston University.

Ohio Jeep Plant to Make Next Ram Mid-Size Pickup

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Ram will be making a mid-size pickup truck out of the same plant that will be making the new Jeep pickup, which means it will share parts and powertrain options with the Jeep Scrambler. According to Automotive News, some suppliers of the new Jeep pickup are saying they'll also be supplying parts for a Ram mid-size pickup truck aimed at the growing segment that is led by the Toyota Tacoma and Chevrolet Colorado.

Augmented reality startup attracts major automakers

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - WayRay, a Zurich-based automotive augmented reality (AR) startup, has raised $80 million in Series C funding, TechCrunch reports. The funding round, which values WayRay at $500 million, was led by Porsche, with Korean automaker Hyundai, Chinese e-commerce behemoth Alibaba, and China Merchants Capital also participating.