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Low Oil Price Boost SUVs, Supercars In Geneva, But CO2 Crackdown Awaits

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Think of it as a last hurrah from Europe’s car manufacturers before the bureaucrats from Brussels make it difficult to buy high-performance gas guzzling cars. Enjoy the fantastic sight of new Bugattis, Aston Martins, McLarens, Lamborghinis and Maseratis at the Geneva Car Show next week before it's too late.

How To Wire A New Garage For Electric-Car Charging: What You Need To Know

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - One of the more daunting perceived obstacles to driving a plug-in electric car seems to be the need for a home charging station. While plug-in hybrids can be recharged overnight using their 120-Volt charging cords, battery-electric drivers should really have access to a 240-Volt Level 2 charging station.

Opel should partner with MG to build a GT roadster

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Opel/Vauxhall's GT Concept ticks all the boxes for European sports car enthusiasts and offers the GM unit a perfect halo car. But the automaker says the GT Concept is purely a design study and it will not be built.

Hands-On with Android Auto in a 2016 Honda Civic

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Since it was first launched two years ago, Apple CarPlay has received a lot of attention for the way it seamlessly brings your iPhone’s apps and interface to your car dashboard. But with Google’s Android accounting for more than half of the US smartphone market share, Android Auto is an equally important technology for car buyers.

Chevy, GMC V-8 Pickups Get 20 MPG With $500 eAssist Mild Hybrid Option

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The eAssist mild hybrid system is dead, long live the eAssist mild hybrid system? With continually rising corporate average fuel economy levels required through 2025, General Motors will test a third generation of its eAssist mild-hybrid system during the current model year.

2016 Chevy Silverado And GMC Sierra Get eAssist Mild-Hybrid System

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] continues to make refinements to its Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500, with the latest update being the availability of a new mild-hybrid system.

EVs: The Next Generation from Audi, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - As it stands today, battery electric vehicles (BEVs) are little more than loss-making goodwill devices. But as major markets continue to tighten emissions regulations and begin to mandate alternative propulsion vehicles, experts are predicting that by 2050 only about 10 percent of all-new cars will be powered by an internal combustion engine alone.