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Holden Builds Its Final Model In Australia, Marks The End Of 69 Years Of Production

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - After 69 years of automotive production, Holden marked a somber moment as the last Australian-built model rolled off the assembly line earlier today.

Ford Bringing Seven 2018 Mustang Show Cars to SEMA

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Ford always brings out a fleet of wild show cars to the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas. For this year’s show, Ford Performance is displaying seven tricked-out 2018 Mustangs.

GM Agrees to $120m Ignition Switch Scandal Settlement

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - General Motors has agreed to pay out $120 million to settle a lawsuit filed by 49 states and the District of Columbia over its handling of an ignition switch defect linked to at least 124 deaths and 275 injuries.

Here's How Car Brands Stack Up In Consumer Reports' 2017 Reliability Ratings

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Each year, Consumer Reports—a nonprofit organization working on behalf of consumers—sends an online questionnaire to its subscribers, asking them to mention issues they’ve had with their vehicles in the past 12 months. In their responses, participants describe problems in detail, and identify whether those problems are “serious” based on “cost, failure, safety, or downtime.”

Hurricane Sandy Destroyed the Garage but Left This Numbers-Matching 1968 Oldsmobile 4-4-2 Convertible Intact

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Bobby Canz describes himself as a Chevy guy. His first muscle car was a 1969 Nova SS he bought when he was 16.

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Says He Was Never Told GM Bringing Self-Driving Cars to NYC

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - So, remember a few days back, when we were all surprised to hear that General Motors and its Cruise Automation division would soon be bringing their self-driving cars to the streets of New York City with governmental approval? Yeah, turns out someone else was a bit taken aback by the news: NYC's mayor, Bill de Blasio.

GM May Partner With Uber On Self-Driving Cars, Report Says

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Self-driving cars and ride-hailing apps are supposed to make a killer combination that will have a bigger impact than either could individually. That makes alliances between automakers, tech companies, and ride-hailing companies very important.