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Faster Four: GM Patents a Better Two-Stage Turbocharger

General Motors wants better performance from its boosted engines, so it headed to the patent office with a design for a new two-stage turbocharger — one that eliminates the drawbacks of the existing setup. According to a document published by GM Inside News, the General filed the patent on May 19. Show More Summary

GM patent reveals new two-stage turbocharger

General Motors has filed a patent for a new two-stage turbocharger that should increase performance and negate lag. Continue reading GM patent reveals new two-stage turbocharger GM patent reveals new two-stage turbocharger originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:31:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

GM to spend $1 billion on self-driving tech center in Detroit

It’s not all happening in Silicon Valley. General Motors has created a new team dedicated to autonomous cars at its Warren Tech Center, based in Detroit. There are already several hundred employees working on the development of its self-driving system, alongside test drivers already active in San Francisco. Show More Summary

Is This Why GM Is Spending $290 Million To Upgrade The Corvette Factory?

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The mid-engined Chevrolet Corvette . It is as mythical and fleeting as a unicorn, or the new Frank Ocean album. For decades now—literally decades —General Motors has flirted with a mid-engined ‘Vette that could really take the fight to European exotics. Show More Summary

GM Could be Gearing Up For a Mid-Engine ‘Vette in Bowling Green

A $290 million investment in General Motors’ Bowling Green, Kentuky Corvette plant could herald the arrival of a long-rumored beast. The cash infusion, announced today by GM and reported by Automotive News, is meant for assembly upgrades and modifications, though it also supercharges speculation that a mid-engine Corvette is finally on the way. Show More Summary

Hydrogen Fuel Cells Being Developed to Power Underwater US Navy Drones

The next generation of unmanned undersea vehicles (UUV) for the US Navy are being developed with a power source originally created in an attempt to make environment-friendly cars that emit no carbon, the US automaker General Motors (GM) said in a press release.

General Motors Sued Over Previous-Generation Cruze Diesels

A Seattle law firm famous for going after automakers (and lately, diesel-producing automakers) has another target in its sights: General Motors. According to The Detroit News, Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro filed a class-action lawsuitShow More Summary

GM’s Mari Kay Scott: Sustainability Attracts Customers, Generates Revenue, Reduces Risk

General Motors has leveraged its environmental sustainability initiatives to attract new customers, generate $1 billion in new revenue streams from recycling and reuse, and reduce company risk, said GM’s Mari Kay Scott in the opening keynote speech at Environmental Leader’s conference on Wednesday “Sustainability is good for the environment — it’s also really good for […]

Kia breaks premium brands' 27-year run atop J.D. Power Initial Quality Study - Roadshow

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Car Tech

Chrysler and Jeep earn honors for best improvement, and seven General Motors vehicles rest atop their respective segments.

GM Workers, Union Aren’t About to Let Oshawa Become the Next Flint

General Motors’ Oshawa, Ontario assembly plant is bleeding vehicles and in danger of closing, but the city and its workers aren’t going down without a fight. GM employees, their union, and local government representatives want a new mandate to produce vehicles beyond 2017, invoking images of Flint, Michigan in their battle with the automaker. Show More Summary

General Motors Tops Study of Most American Made Vehicles

4 days agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Originally appeared on Automoblog.net For the fourth consecutive year, General Motors tops the Made in America Automotive Index conducted by American University’s Kogod School of Business. The Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse, and GMC Acadia tied for number 1, while 17 other GM vehicles ranked in the top 10. Show More Summary

How Can GM Stop Bleeding Money In Europe?

General Motors (NASDAQ: GM) has lost over $3 billion in Europe over the last three years. The company, which was expecting to grow significantly in the region by capturing a large slice of the growth driven by the Russian car market, has seen its market share decline, as it pulled out its brand from many […]

GE seeks to sell remaining Hyundai Capital stake: Hyundai Motor

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean car maker Hyundai Motor Co said on Tuesday General Electric seeks to sell out of its 20 percent stake in their joint venture, unlisted lender Hyundai Capital, to a third party. It did not offer any details. Show More Summary

Afternoon Coffee: GM Opens Renegotiating Opportunities for Certain Car Part Suppliers

Categories: Afternoon Coffee Tags: General News General Motors Co. will allow certain car component suppliers to renegotiate contracts at least once a year when material costs change or economic conditions shift. The move opens up opportunities...Show More Summary

General Motors Unveils New Feature to Prevent Kids Dying in a Hot Car

It is a tragic scenario that has been in the news far too often. Kids being left in a car and dying from the extreme heat. So far this summer, 12 kids died from heatstroke due…

Class Action Lawsuit Targets Gas Mileage of Older GM Crossovers

It looks like a gas card mailout didn’t take all the heat off of General Motors. After compensating owners of its full-size 2016 crossovers in the wake of the recent fuel economy controversy, a class action lawsuit filed in a California court is pointing the finger at older models and demanding the automaker pay up. Show More Summary

The eBay Motors Exec Listening In To The Vastly Different Buyers

Sree Menon, General Manager of Parts and Accessories at eBay Motors, says how she became a leader who really understands the customer.

General Motors unveils a new feature to prevent hot car deaths!

The most tragic deaths are those that could’ve easily been avoided, especially the when the victims are children. This year due to lack of vigilance and presence of mind, 12 kids died from a heatstroke this summer due to being left behind in hot cars, safety advocates say. Show More Summary

Oshawa GM Plant Worries Increase; City Demands EV Production and Meeting With CEO

Last week’s General Motors announcement in Oshawa, Ontario felt like an olive branch being extended to the worried community, but workers and the city itself are now asking for the full meal. The threatened Oshawa Car Assembly plantShow More Summary

Is Chevrolet Attacking Ford’s Aluminum Because Silverado Sales Are Flat And The F-Series Is Surging?

After watching General Motors drop 825 pounds of rock into the beds of a Chevrolet Silverado and a Ford F-150, I wasn’t caught up in fairness or relevance or with the advertisement’s status as a marketing stunt. Some observers askedShow More Summary

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