http://insideevs.com - Opel has already opened its Ampera-e reservation book in Germany, accepting €1,000 pre-orders for its first all-electric model, based on the Chevrolet Bolt EV with 238 miles/383 km of real world range. The bad news is that reservation page states a 2018 delivery date.
http://www.autonews.com - Saturn Sky owner Troy Lyman's 67-page report on airbag sensor failures caused a recall of two General Motors cars. Before Lyman, the automaker and the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration had not acted.
http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com - Not content with just offering Chinese buyers the Lincoln Continental, Ford Motor Company plans to take a page from General Motors’ playbook and offer the expansive market its own home-built SUV. The automaker intends to partner with China’s Changan Automobile Group to build Lincolns in the city of Chongqing, starting in late 2019, Ford claims.
http://www.businessinsider.com - About a decade ago, Google cofounder Larry Page handed Luc Vincent a task. The Frenchman was to oversee a collaboration with Stanford University on a seemingly preposterous new project.
http://www.adweek.com - The General Motors nameplate told Adweek on Wednesday that it has bought a 30-second spot on Super Bowl LI. The decision comes a year after the brand made its big-game debut with a spot starring New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. That ad led to a 50 percent increase of traffic to Buick.com on game day last year, and a 100 percent increase the day after the game, she said. Visits to the product page of the Cascada luxury convertible, which was the subject of the ad, rose 960 percent. The spot was also the fourth most TiVo'ed of the game, Peck added.
http://www.businessinsider.com - Honda seems to be aligned with Tesla when it comes to its vision for the future of transportation. Honda unveiled a concept car, dubbed the NeuV, at the Consumer Electronics Show on Thursday.
http://gmauthority.com - GMC is readying itself to debut an ever important product amid a market shift here in the United States, and we have our first official look at it. The 2018 GMC Terrain has been teased on the brand’s official Facebook page. The photo is accompanied by one sentence reading, “In four days, the bar will be elevated, shattered and left behind.” That’s some big talk, GMC.
http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com - It appears the Chevrolet Corvette is in line to receive a new dual-overhead cam V8. An internal GM document detailing 2018 model year VIN codes was posted to the GM Inside News forum, and down on page five is buried treasure: “Passenger Car Engines for GMNA.
http://www.detroitnews.com - Detroit-based agency Commonwealth//McCann grabs awards for ad honoring Prince. The full-page print ad, which was in six newspapers across the United States, including The Detroit News, featured the back end of a red 1963 Chevrolet Corvette at the bottom, with a back background and epitaph: “Baby that was much too fast, 1958-2016.”