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Buick Velite 5 EREV To Launch In China Soon, Teaser Image Released

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Buick has now confirmed that its upcoming EREV offering for China will indeed be the Velite. First reported by us some 6 months ago, the Velite is basically a rebadged Chevrolet Volt with some subtle exterior and interior changes.

GM confirms Chevy Volt to be sold as Buick Velite 5 in China

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - In the 20 years since General Motors and its Chinese partner SAIC reintroduced the Buick brand to China, more than 8 million Buicks have been sold in what is now the world's largest car market. That's because the last Chinese emperor drove a Buick in the 1930s, and the brand retained a huge cachet through the upheavals that followed.

Chevrolet’s Early Choice for an Equinox Redesign Was a Real Dog: Report

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - To say the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox is an important model for General Motors is to downplay the importance of the crucial compact crossover segment. Lighter, trimmer and more fuel efficient than before, the new right-sized Equinox erases many of the drawbacks of its long-in-the-tooth predecessor.

Gabe Lopez’s Spare Time Build: 1964 Pontiac Bonneville

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Many Pontiac aficionados are well versed on the now-defunct company’s ever-popular GTO line, as well as the Firebird for that matter, as they both–for the most part–stuck with their factory performance routes throughout their storied production lives. Maybe not so much when it comes to the Bonneville, as it went from the manufacturer’s largest/heaviest to just another B-O-P four-door sedan before its demise shortly prior to the parent brand being phased out of the General Motors family altogether.

Meet the Man Behind YouTube's Sudden Ad Crisis. He Has a Patented Fix

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Major marketers' ads have likely been showing up on or near YouTube videos promoting terrorism, neo-Nazi groups and other web content for a long time. So why has the brand-safety problem suddenly burst into the open, prompting big advertisers such as General Motors, Walmart, Verizon, AT&T and Johnson & Johnson to stop spending on YouTube or other Google properties?

California has thrown a wrench in Trump's big deal with the auto industry

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The US auto industry has thus far notched the biggest win with the new administration of Donald Trump. The CEOs of Ford, General Motors, and Fiat Chrysler moved fast to cut a quick deal with Trump to re-open an EPA and Department of Transportation review of emissions and fuel economy standards that had been closed under Obama.