Tag: GM

What’s Next for GM’s Other EV/AV Plant?

General Motors has tapped its no-longer-slated-for-mothballs Detroit-Hamtramck facility to spawn the automaker’s looming EV tsunami, but it isn’t the only Southeast Michigan plant with a forward-thinking mandate. Orion Assembly, home to a sparse Chevrolet product lineup, is already building electric and autonomous vehicles. While it’s a much less glamorous operation than what GM has in […]

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GM’s Electric Pickup Teased, Could Revive The Hummer Name

General Motors has released the first teaser image of their electric pickup truck. The image isn’t very revealing, but it shows the model will have a long sloping hood and a rakish windscreen. There isn’t much else that can be discerned from the picture, but the vehicle appears to be a crew cab pickup with […]

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$2.2 Billion in Funding, Rolling Toaster Bound for GM’s Detroit-Hamtramck Plant

<img data-attachment-id="1581258" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2017/07/general-motors-reportedly-considering-killing-off-six-cars-2020-three-chevrolets-two-cadillacs-one-buick/detroit-hamtramck-assembly-plant-cadillad-ct6/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Detroit-Hamtramck-Assembly-Plant-Cadillad-CT6.jpeg" data-orig-size="1280,853" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Detroit Hamtramck Assembly Plant Cadillac CT6" data-image-description=" Image: GM ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Detroit-Hamtramck-Assembly-Plant-Cadillad-CT6-450×300.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Detroit-Hamtramck-Assembly-Plant-Cadillad-CT6-610×407.jpeg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1581258 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Detroit-Hamtramck-Assembly-Plant-Cadillad-CT6-610×407.jpeg” alt=”Detroit Hamtramck Assembly Plant Cadillac CT6 – Image: GM” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Detroit-Hamtramck-Assembly-Plant-Cadillad-CT6-610×407.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Detroit-Hamtramck-Assembly-Plant-Cadillad-CT6-75×50.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Detroit-Hamtramck-Assembly-Plant-Cadillad-CT6-450×300.jpeg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Detroit-Hamtramck-Assembly-Plant-Cadillad-CT6-768×512.jpeg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Detroit-Hamtramck-Assembly-Plant-Cadillad-CT6-120×80.jpeg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Detroit-Hamtramck-Assembly-Plant-Cadillad-CT6.jpeg 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> With just days left before […]

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The Cruise Origin’s Platform Will Underpin A Slew Of New GM EVs Including A Cadillac SUV

The Cruise Origin is an interesting robo-taxi, but one of it’s most important features has been largely overlooked. We’re talking about the GM-sourced electric vehicle platform which is “brand-new” and set to underpin an assortment of upcoming models. Cruise didn’t say much about the architecture but, back in 2017, GM revealed a new modular platform […]

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Rare Rides: The Stunning 1992 Oldsmobile Silhouette, in Teal

<img data-attachment-id="1706274" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/01/rare-rides-the-stunning-1992-oldsmobile-silhouette-in-teal/2002_oldsmobile_silhouette_1577171601ef66e7dff9f98764dafullsizeoutput_3090/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/2002_oldsmobile_silhouette_1577171601ef66e7dff9f98764dafullsizeoutput_3090.jpeg" data-orig-size="1726,1156" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"5","credit":"","camera":"Canon EOS REBEL T3","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1576514199","copyright":"","focal_length":"45","iso":"1250","shutter_speed":"0.0125","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="1992 Oldsmobile Silhouette" data-image-description=" https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1992-oldsmobile-silhouette/ ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/2002_oldsmobile_silhouette_1577171601ef66e7dff9f98764dafullsizeoutput_3090-450×301.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/2002_oldsmobile_silhouette_1577171601ef66e7dff9f98764dafullsizeoutput_3090-610×409.jpeg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1706274 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/2002_oldsmobile_silhouette_1577171601ef66e7dff9f98764dafullsizeoutput_3090-610×409.jpeg” alt width=”610″ height=”409″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/2002_oldsmobile_silhouette_1577171601ef66e7dff9f98764dafullsizeoutput_3090-610×409.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/2002_oldsmobile_silhouette_1577171601ef66e7dff9f98764dafullsizeoutput_3090-75×50.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/2002_oldsmobile_silhouette_1577171601ef66e7dff9f98764dafullsizeoutput_3090-450×301.jpeg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/2002_oldsmobile_silhouette_1577171601ef66e7dff9f98764dafullsizeoutput_3090-768×514.jpeg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/2002_oldsmobile_silhouette_1577171601ef66e7dff9f98764dafullsizeoutput_3090-120×80.jpeg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>A special day has arrived here at Rare Rides. Our subject is modern, sleek, and the Cadillac […]

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2020 Corvette Dealer Allocations Reportedly Cut

<img data-attachment-id="1684916" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2019/08/2020-corvette-stingray-pricing-revealed/2020-chevrolet-corvette-stingray-road/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-stingray-road.jpg" data-orig-size="1920,1080" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2020 Chevrolet Corvette stingray road" data-image-description=" GM ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-stingray-road-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-stingray-road-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1684916″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-stingray-road-610×343.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”343″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-stingray-road-610×343.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-stingray-road-75×42.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-stingray-road-450×253.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-stingray-road-768×432.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-stingray-road-120×68.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> The extended UAW GM strike of 2019 was the longest the automotive industry endured in a couple […]

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Rumor Mill: A Truly Hotter Cadillac CT5-V Looms?

<img data-attachment-id="1675878" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2019/05/cadillac-ct5-v-and-ct4-v-alpha-males-with-a-weakness/the-first-ever-ct5-v-builds-on-the-precision-focused-details-of/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Cadillac-CT5-V-002.jpg" data-orig-size="1280,853" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"4","credit":"","camera":"Canon EOS 5DS","caption":"The first-ever CT5-V builds on the precision-focused details of the all-new luxury sedan introduced earlier this year to offer elevated road performance and an engaging driving experience.","created_timestamp":"1557874310","copyright":"GM CONFIDENTIAL","focal_length":"85","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.008","title":"The first-ever CT5-V builds on the precision-focused details of","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="CT5-V" data-image-description=" GM ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Cadillac-CT5-V-002-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Cadillac-CT5-V-002-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1675878 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Cadillac-CT5-V-002-610×407.jpg” alt […]

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Corvette Engineers Arrested for Street Racing, Apparently Fired from GM

<img data-attachment-id="1706024" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/01/corvette-engineers-arrested-for-street-racing-apparently-fired-from-gm/2020-chevrolet-corvette-stingray-convertible-006/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-Stingray-Convertible-006.jpg" data-orig-size="1280,829" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"8","credit":"Chevrolet","camera":"Canon EOS 5DS","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1566262468","copyright":"","focal_length":"50","iso":"400","shutter_speed":"0.2","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-Stingray-Convertible-006" data-image-description=" GM ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-Stingray-Convertible-006-450×291.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-Stingray-Convertible-006-610×395.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1706024″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-Stingray-Convertible-006-610×395.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”395″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-Stingray-Convertible-006-610×395.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-Stingray-Convertible-006-75×49.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-Stingray-Convertible-006-450×291.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-Stingray-Convertible-006-768×497.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-Stingray-Convertible-006-120×78.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-Stingray-Convertible-006.jpg 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Earlier this month, two GM engineers were arrested in Bowling Green, Kentucky for illegally street racing the new 2020 […]

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One-box Bliss? Cruise Origin Is GM’s First Ground-up Driverless Vehicle

Did General Motors’ self-driving arm reveal the future on Tuesday night? The automaker and its Cruise LLC subsidiary sure hope so, as both see big, big dollars coming from future autonomous ridesharing fleets. The Cruise Origin unveiled in San Francisco last night is supposedly the vehicle (don’t call it a car) that will make that […]

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GM’s eBoost Trailer Concept Drastically Reduces Stopping Distances While Towing

The Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra are popular with customers who tow heavy loads, so General Motors has created an advanced trailer braking concept that can dramatically reduce stopping distances. While trailer brake controllers are commonly used to reduce stopping distances, GM wanted to see if it was possible to enable a truck and trailer […]

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‘Not a Car’: GM’s Cruise to Show Off…Something

<img data-attachment-id="1608066" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2018/01/no-pedals-no-wheel-gm-unveils-bolt-based-autonomous-fleet/the-cruise-av-is-designed-to-operate-safely-on-its-own-with-no/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/GM-Cruise-AV.jpg" data-orig-size="1280,852" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"16","credit":"","camera":"Canon EOS 5DS","caption":"The Cruise AV is designed to operate safely on its own, with no driver, steering wheel, pedals or other manual controls when it goes on the road in 2019.","created_timestamp":"1511240400","copyright":"","focal_length":"19","iso":"320","shutter_speed":"0.16666666666667","title":"The Cruise AV is designed to operate safely on its own, with no","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="Cruise AV interior" data-image-description=" Image: General […]

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Incredibly Shrinking Production Footprint Is Unifor’s Cross to Bear

<img data-attachment-id="1577665" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2017/06/june-2017-u-s-auto-sales-likely-slid-sixth-consecutive-month-incentives-transaction-prices-rise/fca-brampton-assembly-plant/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/FCA-Brampton-Assembly-Plant.jpg" data-orig-size="1400,933" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1460627723","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="FCA Brampton Assembly Plant" data-image-description=" Image: FCA ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/FCA-Brampton-Assembly-Plant-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/FCA-Brampton-Assembly-Plant-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1577665 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/FCA-Brampton-Assembly-Plant-610×407.jpg” alt=”FCA Brampton Assembly Line Challenger & 300 – Image: FCA” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/FCA-Brampton-Assembly-Plant-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/FCA-Brampton-Assembly-Plant-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/FCA-Brampton-Assembly-Plant-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/FCA-Brampton-Assembly-Plant-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/FCA-Brampton-Assembly-Plant-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/FCA-Brampton-Assembly-Plant.jpg 1400w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Detroit Three automobile production will rise […]

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Report: C8 Corvette Z06 to Receive Gigantic Rear Spoiler

<img data-attachment-id="1684918" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2019/08/2020-corvette-stingray-pricing-revealed/2020-chevrolet-corvette-road-2/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-road-2.jpg" data-orig-size="1920,1080" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2020 Chevrolet Corvette road 2" data-image-description=" GM ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-road-2-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-road-2-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1684918″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-road-2-610×343.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”343″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-road-2-610×343.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-road-2-75×42.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-road-2-450×253.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-road-2-768×432.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-road-2-120×68.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> With the mid-engined C8 Corvette just weeks away from production, hype surrounding the model has died down. […]

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The Price of Peace: Fiat Chrysler Sees Biggest Jump in Labor Costs

Concessions made to the United Auto Workers by the Detroit Three during last fall’s bargaining talks will weigh on the automakers’ bottom lines, but none more so than Fiat Chrysler’s. Labor costs stand to jump significantly at FCA, partially erasing the cost advantage it enjoyed over Ford and General Motors. As reported by Automotive News, […]

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Butch-premium Goes Mainstream: AT4 Filters Down to the Last Member of the GMC Family

When GMC brass saw the sky-high take rate for its Denali-badged models, the hunt was on for a new sub-brand to further boost sales and margins. After they finished counting their cash, that is. Which brings us to today. AT4, a recently introduced runner-up trim that blends much of the content and coddling of a […]

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Margin Makers: 2021 GMC Canyon Denali, AT4 Revealed

The upper tier of GMC’s midsize Canyon line revealed their enlarged faces Monday, heralding a similar treatment on lesser trims. Like the recent Acadia crossover, the mid-cycle refresh arriving for the 2021 model year sees the Canyon grille gain significant height, joining a revamped bumper and headlamps that mimic the larger Sierra. Canyon also ditches […]

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QOTD: Back From the Dead?

<img data-attachment-id="1655520" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2019/01/qotd-which-entrant-is-losing-at-the-game-of-trucks/hummer-h3t-08_100216600_l/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/hummer-h3t-08_100216600_l.jpg" data-orig-size="1024,587" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2010 Hummer H3T" data-image-description=" Image Hummer ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/hummer-h3t-08_100216600_l-450×258.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/hummer-h3t-08_100216600_l-610×350.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1655520 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/hummer-h3t-08_100216600_l-610×350.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”350″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/hummer-h3t-08_100216600_l-610×350.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/hummer-h3t-08_100216600_l-75×43.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/hummer-h3t-08_100216600_l-450×258.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/hummer-h3t-08_100216600_l-768×440.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/hummer-h3t-08_100216600_l-120×69.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/hummer-h3t-08_100216600_l.jpg 1024w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Steph brought us news on Friday about Hummer’s imminent return. In an about-face from the gas-guzzling […]

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