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Holden special editions for Trax and Colorado

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Holden has released three special edition versions of its aging Trax small crossover, Colorado 7 SUV and Colorado workhorse to maintain interest in the trio of high-riders, ahead of an update in the next 12 months. The special editions, dubbed the Trax Active, Colorado 7 Trailblazer, and Colorado Storm are loaded with extra equipment and, in the case of the Colorado, revised pricing, which according to Holden, “provide customers with greater style and vehicle features whilst offering outstanding value.”

GM Exec Mildly Chides Tesla Model 3 in Praising the Chevy Bolt

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - On Wednesday a top executive at General Motors made a few factual if pointed statements about the Chevy Bolt and was called by at least one report for taking “shots” at the Tesla Model 3. What did he say?

Momentum Dynamics To Deliver Wireless Bus Chargers 50% More Powerful Than Tesla Superchargers

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Today Momentum Dynamics announced this year it will deliver 200-kilowatt inductive wireless chargers for municipal bus fleets in Maryland and Washington state. Presently the highest power electric passenger vehicle chargers are Tesla’s 135-kW Superchargers.

Trouble emerges in Cruise Automation’s sale to GM

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Cruise Automation, the Silicon Valley startup that General Motors is buying to help it develop autonomous cars, has filed a lawsuit to stop a former business partner it claims is unjustly trying to cash in on the acquisition.

Former Cruise partner fires back in fight over GM deal

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The battle over who gets how much of the reported $1-billion General Motors is paying to acquire a San Francisco self-driving startup escalated late Thursday as Cruise Automation's previously silent partner filed a countersuit to get his share of the proceeds. Jeremy Guillory says he was indeed a 50% owner of Cruise with cofounder and current CEO Kyle Vogt.

Marchionne sees Toyota, VW, Ford as merger candidates for Fiat Chrysler

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne sees Toyota, VW and Ford as the remaining potential merger candidates after his attempt to tie up with General Motors was rebuffed.

GM to recall over 1M pickups to fix seat belt problem

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - General Motors is recalling more than a million Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks worldwide because the seat belts may not hold the driver in a crash. The company, which announced the recall on Friday, says it covers certain 2014 and 2015 model 1500 pickups. A steel cable that connects the belts to the trucks can bend when the driver sits in the seats. Over time it can wear and separate, and if that happens, the belts could come loose.