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This Corvette will be the pace car at the Indy 500 — and we drove it

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - I'm not going to get into the long and illustrious history of the Chevrolet Corvette, in continuous production since the 1950s and now into its seventh generation. You can look it up.

2018 GMC Yukon Denali Gets 10-Speed Transmission

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Although the Acadia has experienced the biggest sales growth of any GMC model so far this year, the brand’s full-size SUV was also on the upswing during the first trimester of the year. For 2018, the Yukon Denali, which accounts for well more than half of all Yukon sales, receives a new transmission and a few cosmetic upgrades.

Muddy Raptor? It'll Never Be Clean Again

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Few things are more fun than bombing around off-road in Ford's new super truck, the 2017 F-150 Raptor. It has multiple drive modes for just about any terrain, and combined with its massive 35-inch BFGoodrich K02 all-terrain tires, Fox shocks, crazy suspension travel, skid plates and other equipment, there are few places you can't take the truck (but those few places have been identified here).

The Fed warns the auto glut could get worse

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - In the minutes from its May policy meeting, the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors warned the auto glut could get worse. According to the Fed, "Automakers' assembly schedules suggested that motor vehicle production would increase in the second quarter despite somewhat elevated levels of vehicle inventories.

New Study Touts Clean Vehicles For Creating US Jobs

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - A new report by environmental and labor groups applauds US jobs coming from building clean, fuel-efficient vehicles – and recommends staying the course on tough emission and mpg standards. Clean vehicle technology is supporting 288,000 manufacturing and engineering jobs in the US economy, says the study by Natural Resources Defense Council and the BlueGreen Alliance.

Electric Vehicle Costs May Be On Par With Standard Vehicles By 2018

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The costs of purchasing and running an electric vehicle may shrink to become even with the cost of running a standard internal combustion vehicle by as early as next year. According to research conducted by Swiss investment bank UBS, an increase in consumer demand for electric vehicles could have a significant effect on the costs associated with them.

Flame-spewing Chevrolet Nova would put even Bowser to shame

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Hot-rodder Dave Comstock has built a Chevrolet Nova that can cook your dinner. The 2,269-horsepower, methanol-burning V8 engine shoots 3-foot-long flames from an exhaust mounted right behind the front wheels.