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GM strike, day 35: Meetings start as members mull ratification vote

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The deal promises an $11,000 bonus if members ratify the contract, which would more than cover the financial losses members took on due to the strike.

This Military-Spec Buggy is a Chevy Colorado ZR2 Underneath & It’s Competing Against Polaris and Others

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - GM submits this new Chevy Colorado ZR2-based military-spec off-road truck for US military to consider as their next tactical vehicle/troop carrier.

Andretti Autosport claims GT4 SprintX Race 1 victory at LVMS

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Vesko Kozarov (SprintX West Am) in the #91 Rearden Racing Audi R8 LMS GT4 jumped into the lead in the first of two 60-minute GT4 America SprintX races at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, with Colin Mullan (SprintX Pro-Am #36 Andretti Autosport McLaren 570S GT4) and James Sofronas (SprintX Am #2 GMG Racing Porsche 718 Cayman CS MR) giving chase in second and third. At one-quarter distance, Jon Miller (SprintX West Pro-Am #28 ST Racing BMW M4 GT4) worked past Matt Travis (SprintX Pro-Am #46 NOLASPORT Porsche 718 Cayman CS MR) for fourth, with Matt Keegan (SprintX Am #51 Panoz Avezzano GT4) attacking T

The Gaydon Triangle: Inside Jaguar Land Rover's tech HQ

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Volkswagen has its vast, brooding Wolfsburg and Fiat its magnificent Mirafiori. BMW’s Four Cylinder building beside Munich’s Olympic Park is considered so iconic that even though it opened in only 1973, it has already been preserved for posterity.

Week of reckoning for GM, UAW

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - A proposed contract with GM that more than 46,000 UAW members are voting on this week contains lucrative bonuses and wage gains, but it doesn't bring any production from Mexico to the U.S. or save three plants that shut down this year.

Talent abounds as two-day Road to Indy test kicks off at IMS

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Rinus VeeKay, Braden Eves and Christian Rasmussen were the pacesetters today as the ninth annual Chris Griffis Memorial Road to Indy Test kicked off at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Grand Prix road course. The trio were fastest in their respective series as drivers on all three levels of the Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires open-wheel development ladder – Indy Lights, Indy Pro 2000 and USF2000 – took advantage of ideal weather conditions on the 2.439-mile track situated just a few miles from downtown Indianapolis, Ind.