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Chevy drops sponsorship of Detroit's Woodward Dream Cruise

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Chevrolet, citing a review of its marketing efforts, has backed out of its longstanding sponsorship of the Woodward Dream Cruise, a rolling celebration that honors the Motor City's heritage.

2017 Nissan 370Z Coupe First Test Review

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - During the 370Z’s nine-year tenure on sale in the US, we’ve tested several iterations of Nissan’s two-seat sports car. But this is the first time we’ve gotten ahold of a base model without any performance-enhancing options, which also made it the slowest Nissan 370Z we’ve tested.

2017 Cadillac CT6 Plug-In Hybrid: The Tech Review

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The new Cadillac CT6 Plug-In Hybrid is supposed to be futuristic-feeling luxury without the scary unfamiliarly of a pure-EV powertrain or a “startup” brand backing it. The execution—even in a brief jaunt—is impressive enough to convert some electric skeptics in the big executive car crowd.

2017 Buick Encore Sport Touring First Test Review: The premium non-premium

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Looking at the Encore, some probably see a small funny-looking crossover, while others might question why it has a Buick badge considering the automaker’s history of premium sedans. What many don’t know about this little crossover is that it’s Buick’s best-seller and a very global product built in South Korea.

2017 Buick LaCrosse review: Righting the ship

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Powering the Buick along, the eight-speed automatic transmission is smooth. With 310 hp on tap, the 3.6-liter V6 is far from sluggish, but it isn’t exactly tuned to be a sports car. Throttle response is linear, with a light pedal, and gets you away from traffic lights with ease.

2018 Porsche 911 GTS Review: Every Street Has a Fast Lane

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Roughly halfway up the Virginia City Hillclimb route, I realized my hands were still in my lap. Riding shotgun in a 2018 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS on a road this twisty with almost no guardrails, you’d think I’d be holding on tight.

Yokohama Geolandar M/T G003 Off-Road Tire Review

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Trucks and SUVs are back! Sales of trucks and SUVs are going up and so is the production of specialty off-road models such as the Ford F-150 Raptor, Chevrolet Colorado ZR2, and the Ram 2500 Power Wagon.

2018 Chevrolet Malibu Review

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Chevy’s midsize 2018 Malibu sedan has every advantage it needs to challenge rivals like the Toyota Camry, Honda Accord and Ford Fusion. A class-leading option roster that includes such must-haves as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, automatic parking assist and adaptive cruise control, matches its first-class styling. An optional hybrid powertrain only serves to sweeten the deal.