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When Will Fully Autonomous Cars Be With Us — And Be Usable On The Roads?

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Autonomous vehicles have been promised us for years — and while electric vehicles are accelerating the move toward full autonomy, it’s becoming clear that just like electric vehicle rollout predictions, autonomous vehicle predictions have been a little… well. .

On The Road: A DIY crowd-pleasing GMC

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Ron Tkachuk’s 1971 GMC radical custom pickup is a crowd pleaser. “Every time I show it, so many photos of that truck get taken,” he says, and adds, “That’s because of all the drastic alterations that have been made to it.

GM could re-enter Europe with self-driving tech or mobility services

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - GM could return to Europe by offering self-driving technology or mobility services, CEO Mary Barra said. GM sold its European unit Opel to PSA earlier this year.

2018 Dodge Durango R/T V-8 Long-Term Arrival

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Let’s try this again. Last year, William Walker welcomed a Granite Gray 2017 Durango GT to our long-term fleet, only to have it stolen two months after its arrival–lock, stock, key fob, and 25 large worth of photo gear in the back–from a Los Angeles–area restaurant’s valet lot.

Holden Announces Pricing For Australia's 2018 Commodore

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Pricing details for the new ZB Holden Commodore have just been announced in Australia. The new vehicle, nothing more than a rebadged Opel Insignia, will start at $33,690 for the entry-level LT Liftback model with front-wheel drive and a 2.

GM to Congress: Eliminating tax credit will harm EV sales

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - f Congress eliminates an electric vehicle tax credit it "will have an impact" on sales of U.S. electric vehicles such as General Motors' Chevrolet Bolt, GM Chief Executive Mary Barra said on Monday. The House version of a bill that would cut corporate tax rates calls for eliminating the current tax credit of up to $7,500 for purchasers of electric vehicles. Auto industry and environmental groups are lobbying to save the credit as the House and Senate move to merge their versions of the tax overhaul legislation.

CEO Mary Barra commits General Motors to 'harassment-free' workplace

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Barra said she opposes the Trump administration's proposal to repeal the $7,500 federal tax credit for consumers who buy or lease an electric vehicle.       

Why You Might Want to Stay Away From Tech's Three Biggest Unicorns

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Spotify, Uber, and Lyft are three of the biggest unicorns out there, and there's been buzz about them possibly going public for years. But all three companies have some pretty serious red flags that investors should know about. In this week's episode of Industry Focus: Tech, analyst Dylan Lewis and contributor Evan Niu, CFA, examine all three companies and explain the biggest issues they're facing.