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Supercar Convoy Ticketed in Connecticut for Blocking Traffic

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - On Sunday, the Connecticut State Police intercepted a convoy of 10 supercars accused of blocking traffic and driving slowly. Authorities received several calls complaining of a group of "racing type cars" driving slowly on southbound Route 15 between New Haven and Hamden, Connecticut.

Here's What to See on Pebble Beach's 2018 Concept Lawn

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - While the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance is primarily a show dedicated to high-dollar classics—Duesenbergs, 250 GTOs, Bugattis and what have you—the event organizers have also carved out a piece of the Monterey venue to display the cars of the future. During the famed event, the Concept Lawn serves as a home for pre-production cars, as well as some radical concept vehicles.

What plug-in car would you send your kids back to school in? Twitter poll results

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - It's back-to-school time and some families want electric cars. Last week, we asked our Twitter followers which plug-in car they might choose to send their kids back to school.

Lyft and Aptiv Surpass 5,000 Self-Driving Car Rides

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Lyft claims to have completed more than 5,000 rides in prototype self-driving cars with partner Aptiv, reports Reuters. The ride-hailing company is steadily making progress on autonomous driving tech while rival Uber stands still.

2019 Hyundai Kona Electric rated at class-leading 258 miles of range by EPA

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric boasts the greatest range of any electric car built by a full-range automaker: 258 miles, according to the EPA. That bests the Nissan Leaf's 151 miles and Chevrolet Bolt EV's 238 miles, and it nearly ties the Tesla Model S 75D's 259-mile range.

Another Wall Street bank has dropped coverage of Tesla — and it could be a sign Elon Musk is making progress in taking the company private

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Morgan Stanley has joined Goldman Sachs in restricting its research coverage of Tesla. Elon Musk is attempting to take the electric-car maker private and has begun tapping banks for services.

QOTD: Who Wins the Name Game?

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Writing up a post about GM’s activities in Uzbekistan got us thinking about badge-engineered cars. Not just those produced by The General, although there are plenty of examples of those, but all of the just-different-enough models around the world.