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Why speedometers go to 140 or 160 mph, even if cars can't drive that fast

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Most speedometers max out around 140 or 160 mph, even though the cars aren't designed to go that fast. The practice serves automakers' needs to mass-produce standard gauges for different cars.

Vauxhall Viva Rocks Is Priced From £11,530 In UK

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The Opel Karl has been available as a rugged Rocks model since last year, and now its British sibling, the Vauxhall Viva, has received an identical treatment. Named the Vauxhall Viva Rocks, it can already be ordered in the United Kingdom from £11,530 ($15,268) on-the-road, featuring plastic cladding all around, an increased ride height, silver roof rails, and unique 15-inch bi-color look alloy wheels.

3 Stocks to Hold for the Next 20 Years

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - "When we own portions of outstanding businesses with outstandingmanagements, our favorite holding period is forever. "–Warren BuffettWarren Buffett knows a thing or two about investing. That's why we Fools take his quotes as gospel when we're looking for stocks to buy.

Heads Up: General Motors Is About to Do Something Big With Self-Driving Cars

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - General Motors said that it will host a webcast for investors on Nov. 30 in which the company will "share our vision for an autonomous future. " Having watched GM for years, I think this is likely to be a significant event.

This Chevy S-10 Xtreme Lives up to Its Name with Supercharged Ls V-8

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The Chevy S-10 Xtreme was one of the most radical pickup trucks of the 1990s and 2000s. It was basically an appearance package for Chevy’s compact pickup that included a different front fascia, body-color bumpers, special wheels, and a lowered suspension.

Lamborghini Urus: high-speed footage shows 48V active anti-roll system

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Lamborghini wants its new Urus to be the market's fastest and sharpest SUV when it launches this December - and it's released a new video to demonstrate the car's dynamic abilities. Footage of the car being driven aggressively on circuit illustrates the car's 48V-powered active anti-roll suspension technology, which is most effective when the car is set to Corsa (track) mode.

GM’s Future Rides On The Chevrolet Bolt

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - General Motors has pledged to bring at least 20 new electric models to market, and the Chevrolet Bolt has paved the way. When GM CEO Mary Barra first introduced the Bolt, she talked about it being a platform for the future in more ways than one.