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General Motors Will Allot More Product to Oshawa Besides Pickups: Sources

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - After a long-fought public relations campaign by General Motors Canada and Unifor, and a collective agreement that sees Unifor-GM temporary workers converted to full-time employment, Oshawa Assembly is on the up as pickup truck final assembly will run alongside Cadillac XTS production in the future. However, that truck production can’t sustain Oshawa Assembly in the long-term,

Lyft Urges NHTSA: Help States Work Together on Automated-Vehicle Policy

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Even as the federal government assumes a larger role in shaping rules of the road for self-driving cars, concerns persist that a new policy doesn’t do enough to help automakers and tech companies deploy cars across the country.In public comments submitted in response to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s new Federal Automated Vehicles Policy, representatives from ride-hailing company Lyft expressed fears that a patchwork of state-by-state laws addressing autonomous operations

Readers’ Choice: Most Popular 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show Cars

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Debuts of SUVs and crossovers dominated this week’s 2016 Los Angeles auto show, and what popped online reflected that. That said, one of the most popular auto-show debuts on MotorTrend.

8 Escala Concept Details to Watch For in Future Cadillacs

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The Cadillac Escala concept that stunned the 0. 1-percent in Pebble Beach just made its official auto-show debut in Los Angeles and, although there are still legions of rich folks who desire large, opulent transportation, they seem to be souring to big sedans.

Auto-Showdown: 2017 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 vs. 2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The 2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro was in a class by itself when it came to off-roading midsize trucks. That’s about to change thanks to the 2017 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2, which made its official debut at the 2016 Los Angeles auto show with its two engine choices and a fancy suspension setup that we can’t wait to test on the dirt.

Auto-Showdown: 2017 Honda CR-V vs. 2017 Mazda CX-5

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The 2016 Los Angeles auto show has typically been filled with new electrified and luxury vehicles, but this year two family-oriented crossovers took top-billing: the new 2017 Honda CR-V made its auto show debut, and the rival 2017 Mazda CX-5 made its global debut. Although we won’t be able to rehash our recent compact CUV Big Test until some time next year (hopefully with the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox as part of the mix), the L.

2017 Cadillac CT6 2.0E Plug-In Hybrid First Look: Green Sleeper

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The heart of Cadillac’s new CT6 2. 0E Plug-In Hybrid (yes, that’s the badging on the car), is a new longitudinal transmission that has evolved from the good old two-mode hybrid transmission (developed with Chrysler and BMW) that made its debut at the 2007 L.

Buick Velite Plug-in Hybrid Concept Unveiled in China

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - A day after the end of the Los Angeles auto show press days, GM and partner SAIC unveiled the Buick Velite plug-in hybrid concept at the Guangzhou auto show. The creation, led by GM’s Pan Asia Technical Automotive Center, supposedly “drew inspiration from water and traditional Chinese culture to create a vehicle that is efficient, intelligent and green.”