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Volkswagen Microbus Concept Heading to CES

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - According to Autocar, Volkswagen will debut a new Microbus concept for the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The concept previews a production model that is planned to arrive in the next few years, the report says.

GM Performance Build Center gets $44-million investment

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - General Motors is investing $44 million to increase capacity at its Performance Build Center in Bowling Green, KY, where it makes (and will even let you make) the engines for the Chevy Corvette Z06 and Camaro Z/28.

GM's $594.5M payout averages $1.5M per ignition switch injury

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The General Motors Ignition Compensation Claims Resolution Facility announced the final tally for its grisly duty of providing money to those killed or injured by the automaker's faulty ignition switches. In the end, the group offered over $594.5 million to the 399 cases that were eligible for compensation, including 124 deaths. That's an average of about $1.5 million per claim, but the actual payments varied between fatalities and the severity of a person's harm, so claimants could have received more or less than that.

Dyno Test Shows 2016 Camaro SS Makes More Power Than A Corvette

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The in-house competition at Chevrolet between the Camaro SS and the Corvette C7 just heated up with a recent dyno test of the SS putting more horsepower down at the rear wheels over its not-so-superior sibling.

How We’d Spec It: The Mustang-Hungriest 2016 Chevrolet Camaro

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - -Whenever an eagerly anticipated new car’s online configurator goes live with full pricing, option, and color choices, we’re immediately sucked in, trying out different combinations. After being teased a few months ago by an incomplete 2016 Chevrolet Camaro configurator, the full monty has finally gone online.

2016 Chervolet Silverado Crew Cab 2500 Diesel

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - While fortunately not yet the norm, $60,000 pickup trucks are surely no longer a rarity on American roads. But just because they are leather clad, feature packed, comfort enhanced, luxury-minded, long haul machines, don’t think for a minute that they are no longer about getting some serious work done.

Nearly All Domestic-Brand Vehicles Miss 2016 IIHS Top Safety Cut

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Domestic brands—like Chevy, Ford, GMC, Dodge, and others—aren’t making the cut for safety. So says the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), in the latest version of its Top Safety Pick+ list, which helps separate the best from the rest, by considering occupant safety and accident avoidance.