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GM CNG Powered Trucks and Vans in the Anvil

October 8, 2013 / No Comments

General Motors will offer two new compressed natural gas models of the 2014 Chevrolet Express and the GMC Savana passenger van. The car maker made this known at the Green Fleet Conference & Expo that aims for clean vehicle technologies. The automaker is already offering CNG option for its cargo vans and now the 2014 Express and Savana will join this ...

Powermat Wireless Charging Tech to Come in 2014 GM Models

August 28, 2013 / No Comments

Future drivers of some of the 2014 GM models will get the opportunity to charge their mobilephones using Powermat technology. The automaker has decided to start offering wireless charging for smartphones in some of their upcoming vehicles. Although several carmakers are trying to implement wireless charging tech in their vehicles, GM would be the first to offer this technology, says ...

Chevy New Volt to Sell for Less Than $30,000

May 10, 2013 / 1 Comment

Have you ever imagined a Chevrolet that would come at sub-$30,000 levels? Such a vehicle could be a reality in the near future. Going by what Dan Akerson, CEO of General Motors, has hinted at, the company has decided to slice $10,000 off the sticker price of the next generation Chevy Volt. Profitability of the company would still not be affected ...

Buick Riviera Concept Showcased at Shanghai Show

April 22, 2013 / No Comments

GM’s efforts to reincarnate the Buick of the 1960s have borne fruit with the arrival of the Buick Riviera concept. The plug-in hybrid coupe owes its gratitude to Shanghai GM and Pan Asia Technical Automotive Center. Buick announced its arrival at the Shanghai Motor Show with Riviera’s reveal. Riviera is visually too futuristic to be made a production model, but ...

GM to Produce New Electric Car in Korea

April 2, 2013 / 1 Comment

GM has recently announced its plans to produce its next electric car in South Korea. At the Seoul Auto Show, Sergio Rocha, CEO of GM Korea told journalists that the company is planning on producing a new electric car and it will be larger than the existing model, Spark. According to Sergio Rocha, the new electric vehicle will have an entirely ...

GM Sail Springo EV Comes to China

November 29, 2012 / No Comments

At the Auto Guangzhou 2012, Shanghai General Motors launched its first localized new energy vehicle christened Sail SPRINGO EV. Shanghai General Motors is a joint venture of US carmaker General Motors and Shanghai Automotive Industry Motor. The vehicle was developed by Shanghai GM and the Pan Asia Technical Automotive Center (PATAC) under the ‘Green to Drive’ product strategy to produce ...

GM to Cancel Hybrid Truck Program

September 4, 2012 / No Comments

General Motors plans to discontinue its hybrid program for its next generation full-size pickup trucks and sport-utility vehicles. At present, vehicles like the Chevrolet Silverado, Tahoe, GMC Sierra, Yukon and Cadillac Escalade use the company’s effective but expensive two-mode hybrid technology. However, when contacted, a GM official said that the company could not comment on future products or related technologies.Historically, the ...

India to Start Labelling of GMO Food Stuff Next Year

June 19, 2012 / No Comments

India is all set to start labelling of genetically modified food from the beginning of next year. The whole process of labelling has a history of many protests and concessions in that country. However, the recent development raises the big question – if India can go for labelling, why can't the US? In as many as 50 countries in the world, ...

General Motors EN-V 2.0 Unveiled at Beijing Show

April 25, 2012 / No Comments

General Motors' next-generation all-electric EN-V pod car has been unveiled at the Beijing Motor Show. Called EN-V 2.0, it is being hailed as the most futuristic Chevrolet ever. EN-V stands for Electric Networked-Vehicle . This second edition car boasts a longer wheel base as compared to its predecessor. The rear wheels of EN-V 2.0 extend outwards. The automobile’s exceptional facilities include ...

8000 Chevrolet Volts to be Recalled for Battery Pack Spruce Up

January 6, 2012 / No Comments

Chevrolet Volt has been on offer for quite a few months, but sales were not good as expected by GM. In addition, there were problems found in the battery unit as per the tests conducted by the government last year. Thus, to mitigate the problem, GM has decided to call back 8000 Volts for the strengthening of battery packs. Though the ...

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