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Daimler Chief Reflects On How Tesla Has Put a Shine On Electric Cars’ Image

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Tesla has broken the “granola image” of electric cars and its limited audience, opening doors for competitors like the EQ subbrand, Daimler’s chief said. During an interview last week at the South by Southwest (SXSW 2017) conference in Austin with German magazine T3N, CEO Dieter Zetsche reflected on the German automaker’s 2009 investment in Tesla, the evolution of the startup, and where the all-electric EQ brand stands.

Chevrolet Corvette May Get Active Aerodynamics System, Patents Reveal

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - General Motors has filed a patent application for an innovative active aerodynamics system that may find its way into forthcoming C7 Corvette variant. The application is for a “vehicle ride-height determination,” system that will adjust the vehicle’s active aerodynamic components “based on changes to the body relative to the center of the wheels.

Patent Filing Reveals GM is Working on Corvette Active Aero System

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - If you want to be in the sports car game today, you need to at least be thinking about active aero. The C7 Chevrolet Corvette may be the next vehicle to jump in the active aero pool, as General Motors has filed a patent for a comprehensive aerodynamic system that includes an adjustable spoiler, front splitter, diffuser, and ride height.

Thise 1967 GMC Fleetside Has the Right Look Thanks to Subtle Updates and a Cool Stance

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - When you think of the age-old phrase “like a kid in a candy store” it’s easy to place it in a million different perspectives, depending on what the subject matter might be. For Howard Smith of Dover, Pennsylvania, it certainly applies to his youth growing up since in the ’50s-’60s his family lived only 1 1/2 miles from the legendary York US30 Dragway.

2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Convertible First Drive: An American Bad-Ass Goes Topless

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Have you ever wanted to pilot your very own F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter aircraft? The multirole jet boasts insane speed, precision handling, and a price tag that only professional baseball pitchers could afford.