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U.S. Fuel Economy Targets Too Difficult, Costly to Meet: Automakers

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - A group of automakers wants Big MPG to know they’re out of touch when it comes to fuel efficiency targets, and would really like it if they stopped paying so much attention to California.

GM Extends Expanded Military Discount Program

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Chevrolet, Buick and GMC will celebrate the Independence Day holiday by extending their expanded military discount programs for all 21 million U. S. military veterans and their spouses through July 8, 2016.

Navigant Study Expects PEV Sales to Grow 62 Percent in North American this Year

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Significant growth is expected in the North American plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) market this year and beyond, according to a new study by Navigant Research. In 2016, growth will be driven by sales of the Tesla Model X, the second-generation Volt, and by the introductions of the Chevrolet Bolt, the Prius Prime plug-in hybrid electric vehicle, and the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV later in the year, the study says.

Sixth-generation Camaro to race in NASCAR Xfinity Series next year

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Chevrolet today announced that the sixth-generation of the Camaro, which was introduced last year as a 2016 model, will be the brand's car of choice next year in the NASCAR Xfinity Series.

BMW Reportedly Partnering with Mobileye and Intel on Self-Driving Technology

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - BMW Group is reportedly ready to announce a development partnership for autonomous vehicle technology with Mobileye and Intel. According to people familiar with the matter today, BMW CEO Harald Krueger is expected to join senior executives from Israeli collision detection software maker Mobileye and US chipmaker Intel for an event Friday announcing details on the alliance.

The First Shelby Cobra Ever Heads to Monterey Auction

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - In the absolute truest sense of the word, Carroll Shelby was a legend. Sure, toward the end, some of the cars carrying his name were little more than appearance packages with a shouty exhaust, but in the 1960s, he was a performance powerhouse.

Hertz Partnering Up With Uber, Lyft To Supply Drivers With Rental Cars

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Don’t have a car, but want to work for Lyft or Uber as a driver? Hertz is hoping it can squeeze some extra miles out of its older cars with new deals it’s just announced to supply rentals to the ride-hailing companies. Under the agreements, drivers have set rates on two- to three-year-old models Hertz has rotated out of its fleet, which can be rented from Hertz off-airport locations.

Test Drive Review: 2016 Chevrolet Cruze Premier

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The fully new Chevrolet Cruze compact sedan—two adjectives are necessary because the previous-generation Cruze remains on sale as a 2016 model—is a little larger, a little lighter, and a little more powerful than its predecessor. Taken as a whole, it’s more than a little better than the first-series Cruze.