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GM, Buick to launch plug-ins, electric cars in China

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Buick announces it will soon launch the Velite 5 extended-range electric vehicle in China. The Velite 5 has an electric motor drive unit, a 1.5-liter engine and a liquid-cooled lithium battery pack. The electric-only driving range is estimated at more than 100 kilometers or 62 miles. In extended-range mode with the engine, the Velite 5 has a driving range of more than 750 kilometers or 466 miles, GM says. In the United States, GM sells the Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid electric vehicle with range extension.

2018 Chevrolet Equinox first drive: A strong third act

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The Chevrolet Equinox's revitalization has been long overdue. Compact crossovers are all the rage in America's driveways and Chevy's entry had been out of touch for a few years.

Chevrolet Volt Hacked To Allow Steering Wheel To Control Mario Kart (with video)

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Categorize this one as just way too cool. This Chevrolet Volt has been “hacked” to allow the steering wheel to control Mario Kart.

GM plans digital signage push across U.S. dealerships

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - GM plans to make digital signage part of its dealership facility requirements for the first time, starting next year. The signage will tailor marketing messages for Chevrolet, Buick and GMC stores.

2018 Chevrolet Equinox Driven: GM Finally Gets the Small Crossover Right

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - General Motors has been building small crossovers for more than a decade now, and it has sold more than 2 million Chevrolet Equinoxes since the model was first introduced for 2005. But despite all that apparent success, the Equinox has always been a bit too big, a bit too thirsty, and a bit too cheaply made to truly penetrate the heart of the market, where the bestselling Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4, and Ford Escape reside.

Startup Wants To Fly Commercial Electric Planes Up To 300 Miles Within The Next Decade

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The electric car market is just now coming into focus, particularly bolstered by the new Chevrolet Bolt and its 200-mile-plus range.

Another Chevy Bolt EV electric-car owner weighs in on pro and cons

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - We've had a 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car in our fleet for a handful of days, and have been thinking about our impressions of the car in everyday use. While a major snowstorm cut half the days out of our test run—with a 7-foot snowdrift blocking the road to my house—we've been using the Bolt in and around the New York City metro.