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GM is bringing Amazon Alexa to 2018 and newer Cadillac, Chevy, Buick and GMC vehicles

General Motors is adding Amazon Alexa to the infotainment systems of its Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles in the first half of next year — one of the broadest rollouts of an embedded Alexa Auto experience, the automaker said Wednesday. The new in-vehicle Amazon Alexa experience will be added through a software update to ...

The 2020 Chevy Bolt EV now has a 259-mile range thanks to some cell chemistry tinkering

The 2020 Chevy Bolt EV now has 259 miles of range, a 9% increase from previous year models of the electric hatchback, according to the EPA. To get there, the company focused on cell chemistry, not the battery pack. The GM brand did not add more battery cells or change the battery pack or the way ...

The mid-engine 2020 Chevrolet Corvette has been given a name

The first mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette will have a familiar name. The 2020 Chevrolet Corvette will debut as a “Stingray” when it’s revealed July 18. If that sounds familiar, it is. Numerous Corvette model years have been dubbed Stingray, beginning in 1963 with the second generation of the sports car. The Stingray nameplate ran until 1976. ...

GM in talks to sell shuttered Lordstown factory to Workhorse for EV pickups

General Motors is in talks to sell its Lordstown vehicle factory in Ohio to Workhorse Group, a battery-electric transportation technology company, to produce EV pickup trucks. It’s a development that could produce a positive outcome for Workhorse, GM and the laid-off workers at the Lordstown factory that stopped producing the automaker’s Chevrolet Cruze in March. ...

Tesla Model 3, Chevrolet Bolt, BMW i3 Teardowns Compared

04.18.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

A DEEP DIVE INTO THE BMW I3, CHEVY BOLT, AND TESLA MODEL 3 Munro & Associates in Auburn Hills, Michigan is in the business of taking cars apart. The company’s teardown reports reveal the juicy details of every single component – how they work, where they came from and how much they cost. Automakers pay ...

Smart Plug-In Buys: The Best EV And PHEV Deals For April

04.16.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

CarsDirect ranks some of the best deals on electric vehicles this month. Electric vehicle owners know that their EVs and PHEVs are money savers. While most plug-ins have a higher MSRP than an equivalent ICE vehicle, an electric car can actually save owners thousands over the lifetime of the vehicle. One factor is of course ...

Watch Chevy Camaro eCopo Electric Pop Wheelie At The *****: Video

04.15.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

This Camaro is an absolute beast. A wheel stand in an electric car. The hugely powerful electric Chevrolet eCopo Camaro pops a massive wheelie. Then, as it attempts to set down and blaze down the *****, it gets a bit sideways and out of control. Best of all, you can watch it all right here. This isn’t the first run ...

Chevy Bolt EUV Trademarked For Future Electric Crossover?

04.15.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

This could be the name of GM’s new Bolt-based EV. An interesting patent filing by General Motors hints the upcoming second electric vehicle from the automaker could be a high-riding machine. First unearthed by GM Authority, the Bolt EUV moniker has been trademarked by GM earlier this month and will be used for “motor land vehicles, namely, automobiles.” ...

Check Out This Chevy Camaro Electric Drift Car: Video

04.14.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

All you’ll hear is the sound of tries squealing through a corner. The only thing as cool as drifting is radio control drifting. High-powered, 1/10th scale electric R/C cars sliding around a parking lot or gymnasium floor is about as much fun as you can have without having to zip-tie the bumpers on to your ...