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GM reportedly adding wireless charging to select 2014 vehicles

GM reportedly adding wireless charging to select 2014 vehicles

Wireless charging for phones is taking off, and we're seeing the feature popping up more and more as the months go by, but it's something that certainly isn't the norm just yet. However, GM wants to incorporate the technology into cars, and it's reported that the company will be including wireless charging in some of its 2014 lineup.

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Ford F-250 leads truck-dominated list of theft-risk vehicles

Ford F-250 leads truck-dominated list of theft-risk vehicles

When people think about what cars might be considered the most-stolen by thieves, we usually picture sporty cars or luxury vehicles. However, according to the latest rankings that list off vehicles with the highest rates of insurance claims for theft since 2003, the top 10 are dominated by trucks.

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Chevy Volt sales stall leaves inventory double “healthy” levels

Chevy Volt sales stall leaves inventory double “healthy” levels

Chevrolet's first attempt at a true hybrid vehicle isn't going so well, and the company is boosting incentives just to get the cars rolling off of dealership lots. It turns out that Chevrolet has way too many Volts lying around, mostly due to the fact that Chevrolet is churning them off of the assembly line, but no one is buying them.

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GM recalls over 38,000 hybrids over fire hazard

GM recalls over 38,000 hybrids over fire hazard

General Motors has recalled more than 38,000 of their new hybrid vehicles over the possibility that a faulty circuit board in the trunk could potentially overheat and start a fire. The recall affects new Buick LaCrosse and Regal models, and Chevrolet Malibu Eco vehicles, all from the 2012 and 2013 model years.

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2014 Corvette C7 Stingray officially set for Indy 500 pace

2014 Corvette C7 Stingray officially set for Indy 500 pace

A few days ago, we reported that the new 2014 Chevy Corvette was set to be the pace car for the Indianapolis 500 coming up this month, and today it's official. General Motors has announced that the 2014 Corvette Stingray (a.k.a. the Corvette C7) will pace the 97th Indianapolis 500, making it the 12th time that a Corvette has paced.

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2014 Corvette C7 set to be Indy 500 pace car

2014 Corvette C7 set to be Indy 500 pace car

The Indianapolis 500 will be taking place later next month, and it's known as "the greatest spectacle in racing" and one of the biggest racing events in the world, right up there with the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The pace car that will lead the pack to the green flag will be Chevrolet's all-new 2014 Corvette C7 (a.k.a. the Corvette Stingray).

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2014 Corvette Stingray edges toward market as model release detailed

2014 Corvette Stingray edges toward market as model release detailed

This week the 2014 Corvette Stingray has been announced with release details in both its upcoming Convertible and coup modles for the road within the year. With the 2014 Corvette Stingray lineup, it would appear that both the coup and the Convertible will be available at under a sixty thousand dollar starting point while Chevrolet marketing's vice president Chris Perry assured the public that at such a point, thre will be no competition from the vehicle line's opponents. This set of vehicles has been shown at auto shows earlier this year including the 2013 New York Auto Show where we got our own introduction to the design.

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GM’s Opel division returns to Shanghai Auto Show after 5 years

GM’s Opel division returns to Shanghai Auto Show after 5 years

After a 5 year absence, General Motor's Opel division will be returning to the Shanghai Auto Show this year to debut 3 new cars. It hopes to bring its cars to more markets aside from Europe, in hopes of revitalizing its finances. Opel has been on the decline since 1999, losing about $18 billion in total with 10% of that figure being lost last year alone. By bringing its inventory to the world's largest market, China, it hopes to turn its financial luck around.

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GM adds Facebook ads back to promo portfolio

GM adds Facebook ads back to promo portfolio

Facebook and General Motors are bosom advertising buddies once more, with the car company returning to the social network to promote the Chevrolet Sonic, just short of a year after claiming it saw little return from ads on the site. The lure has been "newly available targeting and measurement capabilities on Facebook," Chevrolet marketing VP Chris Perry told AdAge, and will see the GM model pushed through the latest "Find New Roads" campaign.

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GM reports 9.3% sales increase in Q1 2013

GM reports 9.3% sales increase in Q1 2013

General Motors, maker of that awesome new Corvette, has reported its Q1 2013 sales figures, and it looks to be all good news. During the first quarter of this year, General Motors sold just under 665,000 vehicles, resulting in a 9.3% increase over the company's total vehicles sales from Q1 2012. The company also recorded its best March sales in five years, selling almost 246,000 vehicles in just 31 days.

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GM announces 2014 Silverado will start at $24,585

GM announces 2014 Silverado will start at $24,585

General Motors has announced the pricing, MPG, and other relevant details of its 2014 Silverado pickup truck, with the base price coming in at $24,585 and going upwards from there. This is the same base price as the 2013 model, so there's nothing too surprising to see. The 2014 Silverado was first unveiled back in the middle of December alongside the GMC Sierra, which looks similar.

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2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 unveiled with lightweight body and hard power

2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 unveiled with lightweight body and hard power

This week the folks at Chevrolet have revealed the 2014 Camaro Z28 (or Z/28 if you prefer), a beast of a vehicle with a 7.0L LS7 V8 engine with no less than 500 horsepower ready for road-thrashing action. This machine works with 470 pounds-feet of torque under the hood paired with a six-speed Tremec TR6060 manual transmission. The look of the vehicle is all classic Camaro with a smooth-yet-sharp set of aesthetics for this years battle with the best.

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