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Watch the Cadillac ATS-V Battle the Mercedes-AMG C63 S on Head2Head

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Cadillac and Mercedes-Benz think their newest sports sedans can topple the mighty BMW M3, but before they have the chance to take on the benchmark, Jonny Lieberman wants to find out which of the two sedans is best. On the latest episode of Head2Head, the 2016 Cadillac ATS-V sedan stacks up against the 2016 Mercedes-AMG C63 S.

Antron Brown wins $100,000 NHRA Traxxas Shootout in Top Fuel at Indianapolis

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Antron Brown raced to victory in the Traxxas Nitro Shootout on Saturday, earning a $100,000 payday during an action packed Saturday at the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals.

2015 Audi SQ5 TDI Plus adds power and equipment

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - New 335bhp SQ5 TDI Plus model boosts performance, and will top the Q5 rangeAudi is to launch an SQ5 TDI Plus version of its SQ5 four-wheel-drive SUV, with more power, extra equipment and a new sports differential.

2016 Chevrolet Volt first drive: More range, more style

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The second generation of Chevy’s hybrid Volt rolls into showrooms with pretty much everything on it new, including the hybrid drive system, transmission, interior and exterior. Battery capacity is up to 18.4 kWh compared to 17.1 on last year’s Volt and 16.5 before that.

Charging Ahead: 2016 Chevrolet Volt Review

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - From San Jose, the drive to coastal Highway 1 in this soul-stirring corner of the Golden State - 1,000-foot cliffs, redwood forests, the sparkling Pacific extending into forever - runs about 120 miles. Piloting the all-new 2016 Chevrolet Volt, I made it almost halfway on electric power alone. The EPA rates the car at 53 EV miles before the gas-powered “range extender” kicks in, but if you’re mindful of the consumption displays and careful with the throttle, it’s possible to stretch that a bit. In any case, 53 miles represents a 35 percent bump in EV range compared with the first-gen Volt.

Chevrolet Malibu Production Passes 10 Million Mark

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - One of Chevrolet’s stalwart nameplates, the Malibu, reached a milestone this week, with production of this model passing the 10 million mark since the vehicle was first introduced in 1964. Chevrolet says that more than 90 percent of these 10 million cars have been sold in the U.S., China, and South Korea, though the car is currently sold in 25 markets globally.

Scott Dixon wins come-from-behind IndyCar championship for Chevrolet

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Scott Dixon won the IndyCar Series championship Sunday, winning the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma with a winning drive at Sonoma Raceway. Dixon came from behind - literally.

Marchionne puts the squeeze on GM; GM's response: 'Why bail out FCA?'

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - General Motors has flatly rejected the advances of its crosstown rival, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, but FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne is not going away - not by a long shot.

Chevrolet wins fourth consecutive IndyCar manufacturer championship

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - For the fourth consecutive season, Chevrolet is the Verizon IndyCar Series Manufacturer Champion. The Chevrolet 2.2-liter turbocharged V6 IndyCar engine program combined with the new-for-2015 Chevrolet Aero Kit to produce 16 poles and nine wins - including the Indianapolis 500 by Juan Pablo Montoya.

Will Power leads Chevrolet to IndyCar pole at Sonoma

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Will Power is not ready to yield his championship title. In Saturday’s IndyCar Series qualifying at Sonoma Raceway, Power did what he has done so many times before, posting the fastest lap.