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QOTD: A Truck by Any Other Name?

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - We’re playing a name game today, and as luck would have it, there’s no wrong answer to this question. As we’ve told you before, Ram has a midsize model on the way, ready to (eventually) do battle with Chevrolet’s Colorado and Toyota’s Tacoma and Ford’s long-awaited-but-not-really-new Ranger.

2019 Nissan Leaf: New Safety Tech, Still Short on Range

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Year, Make, Model: 2019 Nissan Leaf Topline: Nissan has announced pricing and updates for the 2019 Leaf electric hatchback, revealing that it gets clever safety improvements and will eventually have more driving range, addressing a major criticism of the model. What's New: Propilot automated cruise control handles acceleration and deceleration in heavy traffic, provided the driver's hands remain on the wheel and they remain in the same lane.

Cadillac To Ditch Diesel In Favor Of Electric

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Cadillac put diesel engine development on hold. Diesel passenger cars have been in retreat for several years and its seems that Cadillac finally realized that the trend is irreversible, as at the same time electrification is rising.

2018 Wards 10 Best UX Winner: Cadillac CT6

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - WardsAuto editors evaluated the user experience of 25 all-new or significantly improved vehicles as part of the 2018 Wards 10 Best UX competition. That means assessing the ease of interacting with the vehicle by way of voice control, driver-assistance systems, phone pairing, infotainment and navigating touchscreens. The '18 Cadillac CT6 Premium Luxury is a fullsize luxury all-wheel-drive sedan with a sticker price of $76,515. (Photos by Tom Murphy)

Honda Civic Type R: 2018 Motor Trend Best Driver’s Car Contender

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - In the decade we’ve been running BDC, we’ve invited only 10 front-drive cars to compete. They tend not to do well against rear-drive or all-wheel-drive cars that handle better and put down power more authoritatively.

Audi TT RS: 2018 Motor Trend Best Driver’s Car Contender

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Talk about a contrast in style–America’s Corvette blusters with noise, tire smoke, fear, and slightly disappointing track numbers, while Germany’s technical Audi TT RS delivers assured competence, sensible understeer, and surprisingly quick lap times. Multiple editors on Route 198 wondered aloud whether all 400 horses were hitched up and pulling (answer: yep).

Goodbye diesel, hello electric for Cadillac

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Cadillac is applying the brakes to the development process for a diesel engine, and will focus on electric mobility in the coming years. The brand-new XT4 crossover was supposed to get a diesel engine, but that fell by the wayside.