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2018 Chevrolet Equinox Review: First Drive

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - No longer a plus-sized entrant among compact SUVs, the redesigned 2018 Chevrolet Equinox takes direct aim at popular models like the Ford Escape, Honda CR-V and Nissan Rogue. The new Equinox is less distinctive than its predecessor, which had a certain bigger-is-better appeal among smallish rivals. This one feels more like the rest of them, but it lands there with undeniable refinement.

Toyo Observe G3 Ice: End of Season Review

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - End of winter often means end-of-winter snowstorms, and that's exactly what we got, just as we were wrapping up our long-term test of the Toyo Observe G3 Ice tires on the 2017 Chevrolet Volt. Check out our final review right now!

2018 Chevrolet Equinox Goes Small and High-Tech (with video)

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The new, tidier proportioned 2018 Chevrolet Equinox aims straight at the white-hot small-SUV segment. To stand out, the redesigned Equinox brings high-tech features and sound driving dynamics to this popular class. The previous (and bigger) Equinox was a tweener, fitting between small and midsized SUVs. Consequently, it was seriously outgunned when compared with larger models such as the Hyundai Santa Fe and Toyota Highlander, and it couldn’t compete well with the smaller SUVs like the Honda CR-V, Subaru Forester, and Toyota RAV4.

Kyle Larson continues his roll by taking California pole

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - It came as no great surprise that Kyle Larson won the pole for Sunday’s Auto Club 400 in Friday qualifying at Auto Club Speedway. After all, Larson’s No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet clearly was the fastest car on the 2-mile track all day. He also was at the top of the speed chart for Friday’s lone Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice.

Chevrolet Corvette May Get Active Aerodynamics System, Patents Reveal

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - General Motors has filed a patent application for an innovative active aerodynamics system that may find its way into forthcoming C7 Corvette variant. The application is for a “vehicle ride-height determination,” system that will adjust the vehicle’s active aerodynamic components “based on changes to the body relative to the center of the wheels.

Patent Filing Reveals GM is Working on Corvette Active Aero System

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - If you want to be in the sports car game today, you need to at least be thinking about active aero. The C7 Chevrolet Corvette may be the next vehicle to jump in the active aero pool, as General Motors has filed a patent for a comprehensive aerodynamic system that includes an adjustable spoiler, front splitter, diffuser, and ride height.

2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Convertible First Drive: An American Bad-Ass Goes Topless

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Have you ever wanted to pilot your very own F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter aircraft? The multirole jet boasts insane speed, precision handling, and a price tag that only professional baseball pitchers could afford.

2 Millionth Duramax Diesel Engine Rolls off the Line

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - General Motors, DMAX Ltd., and I.U.E.-CWA Local 755 employees today celebrated the build of the 2 millionth Duramax 6.6L V-8 turbo-diesel engine. Groundbreaking for the new DMAX plant began in 1998, with the first engine rolling off the line July 17, 2000. Since then, Duramax engines have won multiple awards and built a reputation for impressive power and durability. Today, DMAX makes the Duramax diesel engines for heavy-duty Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks. Duramax engines also power some Navistar commercial trucks, Gale Banks vehicles and even marine applications.