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General Motors' Fuel Economy Discrepancies Could Extend to 2 Million Vehicles

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - GM issued a stop-sale order last week to its dealers of 2016 Buick Enclave, Chevy Traverse, and GMC Acadia SUVs, calling for those models not to be sold until a correction could be made to the vehicle's window stickers. The concern is that they overstate fuel economy by 1 to 2 mpg. However, when Consumer Reports looked at our own historical test data next to fuel economy numbers from the EPA and GM's own claims, it seemed like there might be more to this story. The stated figures for the Enclave, Traverse, Acadia, and also the discontinued Saturn Outlook may have been incorrect for years.

Hyundai Snags Bentley Designer Sangyup Lee for Genesis Brand

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The band is getting back together, but this time on a whole new stage. As reported by Reuters, Sangyup Lee is jumping ship from Bentley to follow his former colleague Luc Donckerwolke at Hyundai.

Google’s Waze brings carpooling to the San Francisco Bay Area

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - If you haven’t tried Waze yet, then stop reading this article immediately and go download it. The Google-owned app sports itself as a kind of social network for the road, with drivers collaborating to spot potholes, speed traps, and hazards as they travel. While most navigation apps focus on getting you to someplace you’ve never been before, Waze is well-suited for frequently made drives like your commute to work.

Electric Cars Just Got $12,500 Cheaper In Colorado

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The State of Colorado just passed legislation granting a $5,000 point-of-sale incentive for the purchase of an electric vehicle in the State, in addition to the existing $7,500 federal tax incentive.

2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1: 25 Cars Worth Waiting For

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - With more power and better handling, this Camaro has major beef with the Mustang GT350. The next ZL1 will have a big power increase and will get a version of the recently introduced 1LE’s chassis. Here’s a Camaro with more horsepower and improved handling to body-slam a product from Ford. It’s 19-freakin’-69 all over again.

2019 Cadillac CT8: 25 Cars Worth Waiting For

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Cadillac has to prove its status as a global competitor to the Germans, Jaguar, and Lexus, and the brand needs to demonstrate that it can command six-figure prices. Having a stylish and technologically advanced car in the S-class league might just do the trick. Even larger than the CT6, the CT8 will take on the establishment in the luxury-limo class and be the technology and styling leader for the brand. Look for the flagship CT8 in late 2018 or 2019, priced at more than $90,000.