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Toyo Observe G3 Ice: End of Season Review

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - End of winter often means end-of-winter snowstorms, and that's exactly what we got, just as we were wrapping up our long-term test of the Toyo Observe G3 Ice tires on the 2017 Chevrolet Volt. Check out our final review right now!

2018 Chevrolet Equinox Goes Small and High-Tech (with video)

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The new, tidier proportioned 2018 Chevrolet Equinox aims straight at the white-hot small-SUV segment. To stand out, the redesigned Equinox brings high-tech features and sound driving dynamics to this popular class. The previous (and bigger) Equinox was a tweener, fitting between small and midsized SUVs. Consequently, it was seriously outgunned when compared with larger models such as the Hyundai Santa Fe and Toyota Highlander, and it couldn’t compete well with the smaller SUVs like the Honda CR-V, Subaru Forester, and Toyota RAV4.

Uber is considering leaving Seattle if drivers join unions

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Uber could say goodbye to Seattle if drivers in the city unionize as a result of a new law that recently took effect, according to a new report from GeekWire.  One option on the table is leaving Seattle entirely if it finds it can't operate, said Brooke Steger, Uber's Pacific Northwest General Manager, during a Public Relations Society of America event, according to GeekWire.

Kyle Larson continues his roll by taking California pole

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - It came as no great surprise that Kyle Larson won the pole for Sunday’s Auto Club 400 in Friday qualifying at Auto Club Speedway. After all, Larson’s No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet clearly was the fastest car on the 2-mile track all day. He also was at the top of the speed chart for Friday’s lone Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice.

More Big Advertisers Suspend Google Ads Over Offensive Videos

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Another wave of marketers has suspended advertising on YouTube or in some cases other Google properties in what's shaping up as an unprecedented revolt against the world's largest digital media player over ads placed with objectionable content. General Motors, Walmart, Pepsico and FX Networks on Friday joined brand marketers that include Johnson & Johnson, Verizon and AT&T, which earlier in the week said they've halted YouTube advertising over brand-safety issues.

Daimler Chief Reflects On How Tesla Has Put a Shine On Electric Cars’ Image

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Tesla has broken the “granola image” of electric cars and its limited audience, opening doors for competitors like the EQ subbrand, Daimler’s chief said. During an interview last week at the South by Southwest (SXSW 2017) conference in Austin with German magazine T3N, CEO Dieter Zetsche reflected on the German automaker’s 2009 investment in Tesla, the evolution of the startup, and where the all-electric EQ brand stands.

Chevrolet Corvette May Get Active Aerodynamics System, Patents Reveal

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - General Motors has filed a patent application for an innovative active aerodynamics system that may find its way into forthcoming C7 Corvette variant. The application is for a “vehicle ride-height determination,” system that will adjust the vehicle’s active aerodynamic components “based on changes to the body relative to the center of the wheels.