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3 High-Yield Stocks Smart Investors Can't Get Enough Of

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Interest rates are on the rise, but in historical terms, they are still near record lows. That's forcing investors to look to the stock market as a place to generate yield. However, plenty of high-yield stocks are simply too risky to touch.

2018 Chevrolet Traverse First Review

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Chevrolet had flown my family and me to Michigan to drive the 2018 Traverse the way families will actually use it. We loaded our bags in Detroit, hit the road for the four-hour drive to Traverse City, and wound up putting nearly 700 miles on this SUV, allowing a much deeper dive into its capabilities, strengths and weaknesses than is the norm for these kinds of vehicle introductions. And after all that, there's one simple conclusion: The 2018 Chevrolet Traverse is a winner.

2017 Chevrolet Silverado Redline Edition Review

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - More so than any other type of vehicle, trucks offer endless amounts of customization options. From the number of doors, bed lengths, engines and page after page of options lists, if you want a ride that speaks to your individualism, a pickup truck is the way to go. Earlier this year at the Chicago Auto Show, Chevy expanded their Redline Edition across 9 vehicles.

GM Reportedly Rushes to Block Ignition-Switch Settlement, Still Faces Billions in Liabilities

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Lawyers behind a $10 billion class-action suit against General Motors for defective ignition switches are claiming the automaker blocked a settlement at the last minute that would have forced the company to pay potentially billions more in damages resulting from the 2014 scandal.GM’s trust representing its pre-2009 bankruptcy assets, officially known as the General Unsecured Creditor (GUC) Trust, backed away from a $15 million settlement this week that would have forced the automaker to pay the

Woodward Dream Cruise: Riding With Ford Mustang Expert John Clor

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - John Clor lives for Mustangs and is their champion, especially the oft-misunderstood second generation some dismissed for sharing aspects of the Pinto platform and for being underpowered. He has had a full career in journalism, public relations, and working with car clubs, and he has written two books on the Mustang.

GM cybersecurity chief to head global vehicle safety

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Jeffrey Boyer, GM's global safety chief who helped shape the company's safety operations following its ignition-switch crisis, is retiring and will be replaced by Jeffrey Massimilla, the company's chief cybersecurity officer.

Cadillac And Cosworth Make Awesome Software For V Series Cars And You've Never Heard Of It

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Recently I got to take Cadillac’s CTS-V all over some of my favorite Texas Hill Country roads. It was great, but that was only part of the story. The real reason I was driving the CTS-V was to test out the $1,600 optional Performance Data Recording system that Cosworth developed for Cadillac. They not only use this in the CTS-V and ATS-V cars you can buy at your local dealer, but they also use this exact software for the IMSA Cadillac Dpi-V.R cars, mind you with slightly fewer telemetry points. This may come as a surprise to many of you.