Robots and humans, for decades kept separate from each other on factory floors, are inching toward integration. After years of walling off robots to ensure safety, some companies are finding ways to put them alongside people, with lightweight materials and new sensors enabling engineers to build machines that can be employees’ partners or even worn […]Read more "General Motors among manufacturers using robots for efficiency"
Precision not patriotism is the focus of red, white and blue light scanning used by General Motors’ Competitive Benchmarking team to surgically dissect competitor vehicles. The high-tech search for what is good and bad is conducted about three dozen times a year globally with models strategically selected that are all-new or feature industry-first systems and […]Read more "GM Uses Advanced Technologies To Apply Precision To Competitive Benchmarking!"
The 2014 Chevrolet Spark is a Top Safety Pick in its first year of eligibility, and is the only vehicle in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety minicar segment to earn the rating in 2014 model year testing. Spark achieved highest possible “good” scores in the IIHS’s moderate overlap front, side, roof strength and head […]Read more "2014 Chevrolet Spark Named a IIHS 2014 Top Safety Pick"
The 2014 Buick LaCrosse has received the highest possible 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score for safety as part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s New Car Assessment Program. “Safety is one of the pillars of the Buick brand and our flagship continues to echo this essential element to our customers,” said Jeff Yanssens, chief engineer […]Read more "2014 Buick LaCrosse Earns Five-Star NHTSA Safety Score!"
During Saturday’s 114th Army-Navy Game, GM Chairman and CEO Dan Akerson will present a 2014 Chevrolet Silverado High Country 1500 crew cab pickup truck to the Achilles Freedom Team of Wounded Veterans. The truck will be used to haul hand cycles and equipment to Walter Reed-Bethesda Naval Center for athlete training, and to regional competitions. […]Read more "GM Chairman and CEO Dan Akerson to give truck to Achilles Freedom Team!"
It’s hilariously fun, though you’re budgeting every yard you drive. And you’re always wary of where the nearest charging station is. Because until we have Chargepoint stations alongside all of our gas pumps, range anxiety will be a hurdle for electric vehicles. As advertised, the 2014 Spark EV achieves 89 electric miles. Though unlike […]Read more "2014 Chevrolet Spark EV: Hilariously Fun!"
There is something sensational when an American classic wins the prestigious title of the Car of the Year; the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is no exception. Many expected the sexy, streamlined beast to grab the 2014 title as announced by Automobile Magazine. With intense features, a wow driving factor and sweet lines – the Stingray […]Read more "2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray wins Car of the Year with Incredible Features"