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National Hot Rod Association Fights Broadcast Crew Over Union, Alleged Unsafe Work Conditions

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) has recently let go of five members of their broadcast crew in retaliation for union activities, the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) alleges in a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) complaint.

Collector Classics: 1947 Plymouth Special Deluxe coupe

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - SECHELT, BC — More than a few locals were a little confused when the strange-looking old car began racing across Hackett Park one early July morning with air horns blaring. This was a custom car like no other.

Maven Launches City Car Sharing in Los Angeles; Exceeds 20 Million Miles Driven

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Maven, General Motors’ personal mobility brand, continued its expansion into western markets with the announcement of Maven City car sharing in Los Angeles.

UK Employment Tribunal Rules That Uber Drivers Are Employees

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The question of whether drivers for Uber and other app-based ride-hailing services is an international one, since the service relies on the same independent contractors model around the world. In the United Kingdom, an employment tribunal ruled that drivers for Uber, specifically, should have “employee” status, which includes minimum wage and paid time off. The case concerned two individual Uber drivers, but the general union GMB actually brought the case to the tribunal.

General Motors Brings Its Maven Car Sharing Service To Los Angeles

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Four score years ago, General Motors helped transform Los Angeles into the nation’s car culture capital. Now it’s working to reshape that culture for the 21st century by launching Maven City Car sharing, its new app-based rideshare service, here this week to let people rent cars from GM’s fleet by the hour.

Second-Generation C-10 Truck Values Are On The Rise

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - For the past decade, Chevrolet C-10 truck values have surged steadily and the trend doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon. Whether it be the fairly low cost of entry or the extensive available aftermarket, these trucks have become an attractive entry point into the world of classic vehicles for those who don’t exactly have ’69 Camaro funds.

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is a full-size pickup truck that's better than a half-ton Labrador retriever—just as friendly and loyal, but highly unlikely to leak in your shoes. It carries over virtually unchanged from last year—just a couple features were added—and is offered in a broad line of trims starting with base work.

2016 Lamborghini Huracan LP610-4 Spyder Group Discussion

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Three of The Drive’s editors—Josh Condon, Will Sabel Courtney, and Sean Evans—recently all had some time behind the wheel of a 2016 Lamborghini Huracan LP610-4 Spyder. They discussed the finer merits and detractors of the absurdly fun, snarling Italian supercar via Slack, an instant message program with a fun ability to summon random gifs based on what users type.