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Uber gets a chance to pivot its autonomous strategy

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - In the aftermath of the resignation of cofounder and CEO Travis Kalanick, Uber has begun to search for a new chief executive while also looking for a chief operating officer and other high-level executives. As the company looks to secure a place in the nascent autonomous car ecosystem, its new leaders will have a chance to change the direction of Uber’s self-driving car program, an opportunity to pivot they ought to consider.

The Buick Riviera, Part I: Larry Olson’s 1965 GS

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Cadillac’s loss was definitely Buick’s gain, as the first-generation 1963-1965 Buick Riviera (the official badge-wearer) will without a doubt go down in history as one of General Motors’ sexiest models of the 20th century. Out the gate it’s a factory custom with its sharp yet sleek and flowing lines–and its shorter, narrower platform and available 360hp dual-quad V-8 took granny to the grocery store a quarter-mile down the block in 8 seconds or less.

Vauxhall Insignia Sports Tourer Design Nav 1.5 Turbo Ecotec 140 2017 review

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Low-rung estate model offers great value for money, albeit with little shine or excitementThe new Vauxhall Insignia Sports Tourer range aims to undercut its rivals with maximum value for money, and no model does it better than this: the Design Nav. It sits one rung up the trim ladder and therefore comes with a lightened version of its siblings’ standard kit lists, but you still get the same bragworthy storage space, smart exterior looks and, as this is a Nav model, a touchscreen with satellite navigation.

China-backed EV maker buying former Hummer plant (with video)

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - China-backed EV maker buying former Hummer plant; Report: Tesla in talks to launch music-streaming service; GM to continue safety meetings with feds; 'Best quality the world has ever seen.'

3 Dividend Stocks for Daring Investors

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Even the most well-known companies that pay dividends can have problems with their business from time to time. Perhaps it's a new competitor that's upending the business or a new technology taking the world by storm, which can make some dividend plays bold bets for investors.  Our top daring dividends today come from a wide range of industries, with General Motors in the auto sector, Las Vegas Sands in gaming, and AES in energy.

The Camaro’s Nurburgring Record Don’t Mean a Thing If It Ain’t Got That… Actually, It Don’t Mean a Thing, Period

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Another month, another fresh batch of Burgerkingring-related stupidity. This time it’s the General Motors PR machine and its ever-reliable Southern California appendix stirring the hype for the new Camaro ZL1 1LE, which obtained a seven-minutes-and-change time when driven by an engineer around the course.