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BMW and Daimler to confirm urban mobility joint venture

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - BMW and Daimler are set to finalise arrangements for the establishment of a new joint-owned urban mobility company this week.   Reportedly called Jurbey, the venture will be formed by the two car makers merging their short-term rental schemes, Car2Go and DriveNow, in an effort to compete with ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft.

2019 Chevrolet Silverado High Country essentials: Expectation fallacy

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The Silverado is new for 2019 along with its GMC Sierra stablemate. This is the High Country trim, which means the big engine, 10-speed transmission, a ton of safety features, a power sunroof and 22-inch polished wheels. This is also the crew cab model, which has the most passenger space.

Thank you, Sting, for Oshawa efforts

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - TO THE EDITOR:Way to go, Sting. This musical could not have come to Toronto at a better time ("Unifor gets musician Sting to join fight for GM's Oshawa plant,", Feb. 11). I just came back from seeing The Last Ship, and it hit home for me. I worked at General Motors' transmission plant in Windsor for 30 years. We felt gutted when our plant closed in 2010. The sad part is, the plant could have stayed open and created many more jobs for many years to come.I hope Sting can help the Oshawa plant stay open. His going there certainly creates some publicity. The only reason this plant is

Whistleblower law doesn't apply to fired GM worker

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - A fired GM assembly plant repairman who told management about concerns with the facility's inspection process isn't protected by a federal whistleblower law because his report didn't relate to defects in the vehicles, a judge in Missouri has ruled.