This is the new logo for GM beginning Monday, January 11, 2021
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GM Changes Its Logo for the First Time in Over 50 Years

For the first time in over 50 years, General Motors is changing its corporate logo. GM has launched a new initiative aimed at electrifying the majority of its automotive platforms. It is not a short term goal. It’s a shift that will permeate projects of the automaker for the rest of its future. To commemorate this bold new direction, …

2021 Cadillac Escalade driving on street
Trucks & SUVs

The 2021 Cadillac Escalade is Missing 1 Crucial Feature

The 2021 Cadillac Escalade just got a nice redesign to continue being a luxury king. However, the Caddy is still missing one crucial feature. General Motors tried to update the new Cadillac Escalade to be more modern, but they may have forgotten one important update.  What is the 2021 Cadillac Escalade missing?  Power. According to …

2020 Chevrolet Silverado Diesel driving on a farm
Trucks & SUVs

General Motors Expands to Meet Growing Chevy Silverado Demands

Amidst the pickup truck shortage, General Motors has decided to expand in order to meet demands for the Chevy Silverado. Massive investments will be used to increase the manufacturing of Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra HD, and more.  GM expands to ramp up Chevy Silverado production  According to The Street, General Motors plans to invest $76 …

GM's blue and white OnStar Logo
Tips, Tricks & Trends

OnStar Insurance Is Creepy but Could Save You Money

Driving can be relaxing and enjoyable for some motorists, but it can also be stressful. Inclement weather, flat tires, and missed exits can put drivers and their passengers in less-than-ideal situations. Everyone wants to feel they can depend on their insurance company in times of need. But now, more than ever, people also are being …

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Tips, Tricks & Trends

Want To Own a Factory-Tuned Oldsmobile Silhouette Concept?

While wagons can make great high-performance vehicles, the same usually can’t be said of minivans. However, that hasn’t stopped some manufacturers from trying to give these practical haulers a touch of sportiness. The Toyota Previa, for example, had a mid-engine layout with an optional supercharger and manual. And the Mercedes-Benz R-Class was a luxury minivan …

Nikola Electric Badger pickup truck on display
Hybrids & Electrics

GM’s and Nikola’s New Agreement Kills the Badger

‘Ambitious’ is perhaps the best way to describe Nikola’s initial plans. Yet up until recently, the EV startup seemed ready to take them on. It had already delivered several hydrogen-powered electric semi-trucks for deliveries. It was also gearing up to release the Nikola Badger, a pickup truck that offered both hydrogen fuel cells and conventional …

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General Motors Quits Trump For Biden

There’s an old saying that goes, “what’s good for the country is good for General Motors.” And as more states certify their presidential vote totals, GM is among those preparing for a new era of leadership. The American car giant initially backed Trump’s lawsuit against California’s fuel economy rules. But as the Biden transition begins, GM is switching …

A Tesla on fire in the middle of the street
Hybrids & Electrics

Worldwide There Have Been An Increasing String Of EV Fires

Now that more electric vehicles are finding their way onto the highways and byways of the world, there is a disturbing pattern emerging. Worldwide there has been an increasing string of EV fires from overheated batteries according to Reuters. Let’s look at each car manufacturer’s track records and also its recalls when it comes to …

The Chevrolet Traverse is bold and accommodating.
Sedans & Coupes

Recall Alert: Chevy, GMCs, and More Are Bursting Into Flames

Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, and Cadillac models, oh my! They are catching on fire! Every General Motors brand is part of a massive recall due to transmission issues that could lead to fires. Your Chevy Blazer, Buick Encore, Chevy Traverse, Cadillac XT4, and more could be at risk for bursting into flames.  General Motors transmission recall  …

The Chevy Tahoe is a full-size SUV.
Trucks & SUVs

Your 2021 Chevy Tahoe Can Have Even More Power

Do you feel like your 2021 Chevy Tahoe needs a little more umph? Because now you can easily add more power because GM released performance parts. The parts are available for the 2021 Chevy Suburban, too, so you can upgrade either beast.  Upgrade the 2021 Chevy Tahoe or Suburban  The totally redesigned 2021 Chevy Tahoe …

2021 Ford F-150 driving through a forest
Trucks & SUVs

The 2021 Ford F-150 V8 Engine Works Smarter Now

The 2021 Ford F-150 5.0-liter V8 engine has a few tricks up its sleeve. Instead of going for more horsepower, Ford implemented changes for the engine to work better. See how the 2021 Ford F-150 V8 engine works in your favor.  The 2021 Ford F-150 V8 engine works smarter  Ford brought many new changes to …

The GMC Hummer EV is an all-electric pickup truck.
Hybrids & Electrics

2022 GMC Hummer EV Pricing:What You See Is What You Get

General Motors recently debuted its 2022 GMC Hummer EV, and it truly is a sign of the times. Once a gas-guzzling beast, the Hummer has reemerged as an electrified super truck that promises luxury and efficiency. And when it comes to pricing for the Hummer EV, GM wants you to know what you see is what you get.  GM’s …

2022 Nikola Badger parked in field
Automotive News

Nikola Gives General Motors Cold Feet

Recently, it seems like General Motors was ready to go all-in by partnering with Nikola to provide parts for their electric vehicles. Now it looks as if GM could be considering backing out of the deal.  Will General Motors partner with Nikola?  According to AutoBlog, General Motors and Nikola have not finalized their deal to …

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Crossover & Midsize

Your Next GMC Sierra Could Look Extremely Different

Do you like the way your GMC Sierra 1500 or Yukon looks? Well, that could change. General Motors allowed their design team to run with their wildest ideas after penning slight new looks for these important models.  GMC Sierra trucks consider wild ideas  The team of GMC stylists has been busy creating new looks for …

Chevrolet reveals the new Colorado to the media at the 2015 North American International Auto Show
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Why Is GM Making a Big Deal About Chevy Sales in South Korea?

At the beginning of August, Chevy launched a new e-quotation consulting service for its South Korean customers. This timely, contactless shopping method is in large part GM’s response to high South Korean demand for three Chevy vehicles: the Chevrolet Colorado, the Trailblazer, and the Traverse. GM Authority reports on exactly what we can expect from …

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Hybrids & Electrics

General Motors and EVgo to Triple Nationwide Charging Stations

Consumers have long been concerned about range capabilities of electric vehicles. To allay some of those fears, General Motors and EVgo want to add more than 2,700 fast chargers to the nation’s largest public fast-charging network. The move will be phased in over the next five years. New EV fast-charging stations to begin rolling out …

Electric light blue Buick Velite 6 PHEv parked by the ocean.
Hybrids & Electrics

What Buick’s Electrified Crossovers Could Mean For Us

Back in March, General Motors announced its all-new electric-vehicle platform that will be introduced across its four major brands. These include Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, and GMC. Right now, there’s lots of buzz around Buick because this particular carmaker just unveiled its new plug-in-hybrid and its first electric crossover SUV.  GM’s recent unveiling of the Buick …

2021 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71 driving down dirty road
Trucks & SUVs

The Chevy Tahoe has Transmission Problems Before 100k Miles

Hold the gas! Multiple Chevy Tahoe models are experiencing transmission problems very early on. Some are requiring expensive repairs before they even hit 70k miles. Life long Chevy fans are starting to reconsider their choices after dealing with jerky shifts, burning oil, and more with the new Chevy Tahoe.  Is the Chevy Tahoe a Good …

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Forgotten GM Cars You Should Buy

When it comes to buying cars on the used car market we typically think of small sedans like the Nissan Sentra or even maybe classic cars like an older Cadillac. Either way, we are typically looking for a specific car, or a handful of cars as options and aren’t thinking about straying from those ideas. …

Electric GMC Hummer
Hybrids & Electrics

Hummer Reveal Date Delayed

Some of you may recall a commercial during the Superbowl in February announcing the return of Hummer in an all-electric form. What has trickled out since then is that Hummer will be a vehicle or two under the GMC umbrella. Now we have word that the reveal of the first vehicle, originally scheduled for May, 20th has been delayed. COVID-19 Delays and cancellations …

Autos

GM is Done With Its Car Subscription Service Maven

General Motors’ car subscription service, Maven, is officially donezo. Maven was essentially an app-based car-sharing service that was created to compete with the likes of Share Now and Zipcar. When it was first introduced in 2016, it was marketed as the “AirBnB of cars”. Maven members could borrow cars in their area for personal use …

Ford Motor Co. Assembly Line And Barge Delivery Operations
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Both Ford And GM Could Be Bankrupt In 15 Weeks

No one ever thought an American car company could go bankrupt. That is until 2010 when both GM and Chrysler BK’d big. Now, the unheard-of is being levied a second time in ten years. Both GM and Ford only have about 15 weeks of liquidity if the coronavirus shutdown continues as it is. There are …

Hybrids & Electrics

How Can This Scrap GM EV-1 Shell Be Worth $23,662?

What were the chances this pile of scrap could have easily wound up at the recycler? Instead, someone was smart enough to figure that there are fans of the first modern EV. And just like collectors of vintage Apple computers, any ancient electronics have a big following. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that …

Chevy Blazer on display at auto show

Reasons Not To Like The 2020 Blazer

Mention the names Blazer, or K5, and people often have images of a rugged, off-roading, infinitely customizable, full-size SUV in their mind’s eye. That mental picture was accurate from 1969 through the 1994 model year. Then, in the following years, General Motors, Chevrolet’s parent company, decided to dilute the Blazer reputation by placing that nameplate …

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All The Bad Stuff Happening At GM Right Now

GM is in the news as a result of the coronavirus and just like the virus none of it is good. Even the President of the United States is saying not-so-good things about GM in some of his infamous tweets. Here’s all of the bad stuff happening at GM right now: White-collar salaries are cut …

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Holden Dealers Threaten Lawsuit Over GM Killing Brand

For almost 200 Holden dealerships in Australia, the news that GM was killing the brand was a shock. The seminal Australian company had existed in one form or another since 1856. Now, Holden dealers are threatening a lawsuit over GM killing the brand. They say GM was “deceptive” and acted with “unconscionable” conduct in the …

Used Car Dealership
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Many Car Dealerships Won’t Survive The Coronavirus Crisis

Unless you’re selling toilet paper or hand sanitizer you are looking at a scary future for retail. And that includes big-ticket items like cars and trucks. The larger dealerships will be able to weather the coronavirus storm. But the smaller, independent ones? It really doesn’t look good for them the longer this virus purgatory lasts. …

Mark Reuss, President of General Motors, announces that GMs Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant will build the all-electric Cruise Origin self-driving shuttle
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Why Are Safety Experts Mad at GM and Its Recall Fix?

Buyers hope to trust the auto manufacturer that sells them a vehicle. Recalls and fraud undermine this faith. With two recalls right in a row for General Motors’ light-duty trucks, owners should check to make sure their 2019 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra trucks are safe. Since both issues involve the braking systems, these are …