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Waymo Granted Permission by Michigan Government to Build Self-Driving Car Factory

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Waymo wants to build self-driving cars right in the backyard of Detroit's Big Three. In a blog post by the Google spinoff, it announced that it had received permission from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) to build a factory in the state.

NASCAR's Spire Motorsports Adds Quin Houff to Driver Lineup for 2019 Season

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - New Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series team, Spire Motorsports, continues to reveal its driver lineup for the 2019 season. On Tuesday, the team announced that Quin Houff would drive the No. 77 Chevrolet for about half the races that make up the season.

2019 Ram 1500 Limited review update: The luxury pickup truck you want

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Pickup trucks used to be a tool that tradesmen and farmers put to work. It's a different era now, as many pickup trucks live their lives running between to Starbucks on Monday morning and hauling the family boat or snowmobiles on the weekends.

Uber’s CEO says ‘the most needy’ furloughed government workers are starting to drive for the company, but that this isn't how it wants to recruit

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Furloughed federal workers are turning to Uber in order to make ends meet amid the government shutdown.  In Davos, the company's CEO acknowledged the inflow, and told CNBC it's "definitely not" how it wants to recruit.

Racism charges at GM, from insults to nooses, spurs warnings and firings

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - After three lawsuits alleging rampant racism at a General Motors plant in Toledo, Ohio, and firings in response, African-American workers say the offensive behavior continues.

Would you buy an electric car from Cadillac? Twitter poll results

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Last week, ahead of the Detroit auto show, General Motors announced that it would shift its electric-car focus from building relatively affordable Chevrolets to expensive luxury Cadillacs. The company also showed images of a concept of its first electric Cadillac SUV.

The 2020 GMC Sierra HD Unveiled: A Freak of (Human) Nature

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - General Motors’ truck division GMC introduced the HD version of its Sierra truck in a world premiere in San Diego yesterday evening. The new edition boasts improved capabilities, technological innovations galore and, of course, a towing capacity that challenges the laws of gravity.