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GM’s Pulling the Trigger on the Cadillac Escala, Report Claims

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - It’s hard to fathom, given the industry’s (and the public’s) addition to utilities, but a new report claims Cadillac aims to start production on a new flagship car in late 2021. Not just any car, either, but a model with a name taken from a high-profile concept vehicle: Escala.

GM Announces Executive Moves in Canada and Middle East

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - General Motors Co. today announced that John P. Roth, currently vice president, GM Canada Marketing, Sales and Service, has been named president and managing director of GM Africa and Middle East operations, effective June 1.

THE AUTONOMOUS MOBILITY ECOSYSTEM: How automakers can compete in the future of mobility

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Automakers are on the verge of a prolonged period of rapid change to the way they do business, thanks to the combined disruptive forces of growing on-demand mobility services and self-driving cars, which will start to come to market in the next couple of years. By the end of 2019, Google spinoff Waymo, Uber, and GM all plan to have fleets of autonomous cars deployed in various US cities to provide on-demand rides for passengers.

Battery life of 2018 Nissan Leaf vs 2017 Chevy Bolt EV electric cars: what manuals suggest

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - It's one of the major questions for any electric-car buyer: How long will the battery pack last? And what would it cost to replace it if I do need a new one sometime down the road?

2018 Ford Mustang EcoBoost First Test: Chip On Its Shoulder

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - We’ve tested nearly half a dozen first-gen EcoBoost Mustangs around here, so we’re pretty familiar with how the car drives and performs. The 2018 model, a midlife refresh, has picked up a 10-speed automatic, an extra 30 lb-ft of torque, and a whole lot more attitude.

Porsche Takes GT Le Mans Win at 2018 12 Hours of Sebring

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Porsche put an end to Corvette Racing's streak at Saturday's 66th running of the 12 Hours of Sebring. After three consecutive years of GM dominance at the South Florida track, the No.

TourX is Buick's 'way way back' Outback (video included)

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - One of my favorite cars is the green 1970 Buick Estate wagon, woodgrain and all, that co-starred in the movie, The Way Way Back. It's a classic America family car so familiar to Baby Boomers and Gen-Xers.

Truck lineup has Chevy dealers bullish on 2018

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Mike Bowsher, head of the Chevrolet National Dealer Council, says dealers are "pretty optimistic" that Chevy's current lineup will be able to address the shift in consumer preferences from cars to crossovers.