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Holden's next Commodore SS Spied?

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Opel is working hard on a high-output variant of its next-generation Insignia, which moves up in size from the current model Insignia Holden is struggling to sell here in meaningful numbers. The Insignia Holden is currently selling in Australia – 117 sales for the first four months of this year – is available in just one variant, the VXR. That’s a rebadged version of the car known overseas as the Opel Insignia OPC. In Australia, the Insignia VXR is overlooked in the showroom as prospective buyers rush past it in the stampede for the remaining V8-engined Commodores.

Cadillac To Do Ride Sharing With New Service

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - General Motors has filed an application to register Book By Cadillac as a trademark with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), GM Authority has discovered. The automaker’s May 12th, 2016 application is assigned serial number 87034935.

5 Fast Facts: 2016 Chevrolet Malibu

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The Chevy Malibu midsize sedan has been completely redesigned for 2016. The new model features a longer wheelbase and is almost 300 lbs. lighter than the 2015 model. The new Malibu is available in L, LS, LT, and Premier trims, as well as a Malibu Hybrid model that borrows its technology from the Chevrolet Volt. The hybrid system provides a manufacturer-estimated 48 mpg city/45 mpg highway/47 mpg combined.

A lot can be learned from the safe and luxurious 2016 Chevy Cruze

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - This week’s test car was an all-new 2016 Chevrolet Cruze, and spending a week with it was a revelation in a good way. In a mix of mostly city and some highway driving, the Cruze delivered a solid 30.4 miles per gallon from its 1.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine. Although it produces a relatively modest 153 horsepower, the engine propels the Cruze from 0-to-60 miles per hour in a relatively quick 7.7 seconds, plenty of punch for most situations.

9 Things We Learned About How Few Americans Are Regularly Taking Part In The “Sharing Economy”

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Though it might feel like you can turn a corner without seeing an ad for this ride-hailing app or that on-demand delivery service, Pew Research Center’s first-ever survey of how American adults interact with the new digital economy shows there’s a big difference between how many people have ever tried one of these services and the people who use them on a regular basis. Pew’s in-depth survey on the digital economy covers commercial services that offer on-demand access, like ride-hailing apps; sharing service that enable people to sell products or expertise like StubHub and TaskRabbit, respect

GM expands ride-share service, Cadillac kills ELR (with video)

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - UAW chief: Mexico investments 'about cheap labor'; Self-driving Bolts; GM expands ride-share service; Jeep output snag; Cadillac kills ELR; Mopar expansion; Google patents a sticky safety feature.

General Motors to Offer Buyers of 2016 Fullsize Crossovers Compensation Package

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Following a stop-sale of General Motors’ fullsize crossovers over incorrect fuel economy labels, the company may offer buyers compensation for the error.

10 Cars for Your Next Summer Road Trip

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - There’s nothing like driving a large, comfortable sedan across the country. The Chevrolet Impala takes things up a notch and gives you up to 305 hp to go with your spacious cabin so you can easily devour long stretches of highways quickly and in quiet solitude.