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2016 Cadillac CT6 3.0TT AWD First Test Review

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - By the time the Cadillac CT6 formally goes on sale in March 2016, it’ll have been almost three full years since the final 20 DTS (16) and STS (4) holdovers were offloaded (presumably at hefty discounts) on customers. Of course, the writing had been on the wall for a long time already.

GM Highlights Tech Details For Its Quick, Efficient Cadillac CT6 PHEV

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The Cadillac CT6 plug-in hybrid will rip from 0-62 mph in 5.6 seconds but can also deliver 37 miles all-electric range and combined fuel consumption of 117.7 MPGe. Relying on a Chevy Volt-sized battery assembly of 18.4 kilowatt-hours, dual motors, and a 2.0-liter GDI turbo gas engine, the Chinese-built PHEV was highlighted recently at the SAE 2016 Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Technologies Symposium in Anaheim.

2017 GMC Acadia starting at $34,995 in Canada

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - GMC announced pricing for the all-new 2017 Acadia will start at $34,995 when it goes on sale this spring. The base price is $2,525 less than the 2016 base model and the new Acadia offers more standard equipment, including a new IntelliLink system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility. It also offers an expanded range of active safety features, including Front Pedestrian Braking, Forward Automatic Braking (High/Low Speed), IntelliBeam automatic headlamps, Safety Alert Seat, Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert and the Surround Vision camera system.

The NHTSA Just Approved GM's Fancy New Rear-View Camera Mirror

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - We recently tested the all new Cadillac CT6, and we genuinely liked it. Among many of its interesting features was a fancy new rear-view mirror set up that could switch between a mirror reflection and a rear camera feed, which just finally managed to get approval from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

GM Considers Four-Door Buick Avista Coupe

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - If Buick’s glamorous Avista concept is approved for production, it will be as a four-door coupe. That’s the hot tip from insiders who confirm a model of a four-door Avista exists inside GM’s design studios in Warren, Mich.

Takata May Quadruple Airbag Recall, Financial Outlook In Danger

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - It’s fast becoming DEFCON 1 at Takata, which may have to quadruple its recalls of shrapnel-shooting airbag inflators.Anonymous former Takata employees told Reuters that as many as 285 million Takata inflators with ammonium nitrate—the cheaper propellant Takata switched to in 1999 and kept using, despite repeated safety concerns by its own engineers—could be affected.

Volvo Adds Native Spotify Support to Its Product Line Globally

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Attention Spotifans! Volvo has announced that it will be the first manufacturer to globally integrate the Spotify music-streaming app in its products, starting this spring with the XC90, S90, and V90.

Connected cars are a preview to something much bigger than the car

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The automotive establishment has taken a deep dive into the digital world. We're now hearing about carmaker giants like GM, Ford, and BMW laying large amounts of money on connected car technology.

I Wanna Be Your Sledgehammer: Callaway Announces 610-hp Camaro

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - When Callaway was working on its C7 program, ultimately resulting in a 627-hp Corvette Stingray and a 757-horse Z06, the venerable tuning company had an eye on Chevy’s next car powered by the LT-series small block: the Camaro. And now they’ve loosed the bindings on their version of the sixth-generation of GM’s long-running coupe.