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Survey Finds Four Out of Five Want Driver Control in Autonomous Vehicles

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Eighty percent of surveyed consumers don’t want to own a car in the future missing steering wheels and pedals. A Future Autonomous Vehicle Driver Study commissioned by Kelley Blue Book found four out of five people think a human driver should be able to take control of self-driving cars.

China Buys Half-Millionth Passenger Plug-in Car; On Track To Surpass US

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - This month China is expected to have purchased in excess of a cumulative total of 500,000 plug-in passenger vehicles, potentially surpassing the US in the process. Exact counts of all “New Energy Vehicles” (NEVs) won’t be known until after the month’s end, but the nation had an estimated 493,290 in the bag through August, and has consistently bought around 30,000 monthly in recent months.

Chevrolet Bolt 2017 First Look Review

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - CHEVROLET BOLT 2017 FIRST LOOK BY AUTO CRITIC STEVE HAMMESWhile the Volt plug-in hybrid provides a combination of electric and gasoline-fueled driving, the all-new 2017 Chevy Bolt is a pure EV, running exclusively on battery power, delivering a total driving range of 238 miles. The 60kWh lithium-ion battery pack spans the entire floor and was developed in conjunction with LG Electronics to provide a unique blend of energy and power. Like the Volt, it uses active thermal cooling to keep the battery operating at its optimum temperature.

If you're shopping for a luxury SUV, here are 3 good choices

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The SUV market has been booming for the past few years, and that means the luxury SUV market has also been on the rise. Business has gotten so good that brands that never did SUVs in the past — Jaguar, Lamborghini, Bentley, Maserati — are getting into the game.

Mercedes will unveil its first electric SUV concept tomorrow — here's what we know about it

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The big reveal of Mercedes' electric concept car will occur Thursday at the Paris Motor Show – and we're getting excited. Mercedes is planning to show off its first all-electric SUV concept, and it's been teasing the reveal on Twitter.