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General Motors: Autonomous Vehicle Production Begins Next Year

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - General Motors has been pouring investment into autonomous vehicles, helped by the Cruise Automation start-up, which it absorbed in 2016. Cruise Automation operates modified Chevy Bolt EVs, renamed the Cruise AV, which it hopes will be the subject of an exemption to allow its use on public roads as current Department of Transportation regulations forbid the use of vehicles without manual controls on municipally-owned roads.

GM Versus Tesla: Bolt EV And Model 3 Battery Packs Compared

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - It turns out the Chevrolet Bolt EV battery pack is simpler to assemble than that of the Tesla Model 3, while the Tesla pack is more energy dense by weight. We had an excellent video here recently on InsideEVs: “Watch Chevy Bolt Battery Reassembly.

Watch Cadillac Take Shot At Tesla In New Commercial

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Cadillac is not the first automaker to challenge Tesla in an ad, and this one makes its point abundantly clear in a mere 15 seconds. We’ve seen a few billboards in the recent past challenging Tesla.

Chevy Bolt Police Car Makes Video Debut

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The Hyattsville City Police Department in Hyattsville, Maryland is on the verge of electrifying times for police interceptors and it all starts with this Chevy Bolt. Currently, Hyattsville City PD uses two EVs – the Chevrolet Bolt EV and a Zero electric motorcycle, charging them from two Level 2 stations.

We drove a $59,000 Buick Enclave Avenir to see how it stacks up against luxury SUVs — here's the verdict

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The Buick Enclave was the right car at the right time for the brand a decade ago. I tested the highest trim level of the all-new crossover.

BMW M2 vs used M135i: is our modified hot hatch as fun to drive?

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Back in 2012, when the BMW M135i was the new skid on the block, you could barely pick up a car magazine or glance at a YouTube motoring channel without being bossily told how brilliant the rear-driven hot hatch was. Six years ago, the M135i really was a game changer.

Ferrari 488 GT3 Flips in Dramatic Fashion at 12 Hours of Sebring

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Frankie Montecalvo, the American race car driver for the No. 64 Scuderia Corsa Ferrari 488 GTE, suffered a major shunt on Sunset Bend while trying to avoid Sebastian Saavedra's spinning LMP2 racer.

Anyone Want This Opel GT/Suzuki Samurai Mash-up?

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Some backyard builds are more unique than others. Shoving big Chevy V-8s into small spaces is rather popular, for instance, and Suzuki's potent Hayabusa engine is no longer exclusive to motorcycles thanks to tinkerers.