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Booster Shot: How Future Turbochargers Will Deliver More Power and Efficiency

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - By now, you know turbochargers are not the failure-prone spinners they were in the 1980s, no longer the bolt-on pieces that pulverized weak engines and their weak parts with surges of intoxicating power. Today, nearly one in every four new vehicles sold in North America comes with at least one turbo, if not two.

2017 Buick LaCrosse Video, First Look

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Buick is showing off its new face at the 2015 L.A. Auto Show. Making its debut in Los Angeles this week is the 2017 Buick LaCrosse, inspired by the Avenir concept is giving the American automaker an attractive sedan powered by a 3.5-liter V6 engine with 305 horsepower and 268 pound-feet of torque paired to an eight-speed automatic transmission.

2017 Cadillac XT5 Makes U.S. Debut in L.A.

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The 2017 Cadillac XT5 had a fancy debut in Dubai last week, but it makes its first US appearance at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show. Presenting Caddy’s new crossover was Cadillac president Johan de Nysschen and General Motors Executive Vice President of Product Development Mark Reuss.

Cadillac Planning CUV Blitz

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - With the official L.A. Auto Show debut of the Cadillac XT5, the Detroit luxury brand plans an unprecedented assault on the booming utility vehicle market, with three other crossover-based models under development. That’s one more CUV than Caddy officials had previously confirmed.

2016 Chevrolet Cruze Priced Starting at $17,495

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The Chevrolet Cruze is all new for the 2016 model year, with a larger yet lighter body and improved fuel efficiency over the 2015 model, according to GM. Chevrolet has announced that pricing will start at $17,495 including the $875 destination charge for the base model, a $450 increase over the outgoing model.

2017 Cadillac XT5 Arrives in US, but We Have China to Thank

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Whenever a new luxury car comes out, you can thank China for it, and the same is the case for the 2017 Cadillac XT5, which had its North American debut at the 2015 L.A. Auto Show. There is a huge demand for luxury cars in China, especially luxury crossovers.