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Cadillac unveils new twin-turbo V-6 engine

Cadillac unveils new twin-turbo V-6 engine

Cadillac has unveiled a new engine that will be used for the 2014 CTS sedan. The engine is a twin-turbo V-6 producing 420 hp and 430 pound-foot of torque. General Motors says that this is the most power dense six-cylinder engine in the segment producing 118 hp per liter.

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Chevrolet officially unveils 2014 Corvette Convertible

Chevrolet officially unveils 2014 Corvette Convertible

Chevrolet officially unveiled the 2014 Corvette Convertible at the Geneva Motor Show this week. We obviously already saw the regular fastback version of the car when it was initially unveiled back in January, but now we finally get to see the car with its top down, ready for some summer driving on California's Highway 1.

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Wheels on 4G fire: Inside the LTE dash in GM’s connected car

Wheels on 4G fire: Inside the LTE dash in GM’s connected car

GM's plans to make 4G LTE standard across its range by 2014 is an ambitious one, even more so when you realize it's not just a case of slotting a mobile hotspot into the glove compartment and calling it a day. There's a reason GM chose to announce at a smart mobile-centric show like MWC, infotainment chief Phil Abram told us, rather than at, say, the North American Auto Show or even a more generic tech show like CES. SlashGear sat down in a specially-created concept car to see what GM has in mind for its motorized bubble of connectivity.

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GM confirms in-vehicle 4G LTE as soon as 2014

GM confirms in-vehicle 4G LTE as soon as 2014

This week General Motors Vice Chairman Steve Girsky has let it be known that they're bringing 4G LTE connectivity to their vehicles as early as next year. This connectivity will be fully built-in to the vehicle itself - it's been made clear that it wont be brought in, and it wont be based on your smartphone. This solution will be coming to every brand from GMC to Chevy to Opel, and will bring such fabulous connectivity options as the vehicle itself acting as mobile hotspot for your tablet.

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2014 Corvette design dates back to 1997

2014 Corvette design dates back to 1997

When General Motors and Chevrolet unveiled the 2014 Corvette C7 Stingray last month, it received mixed reactions. Yes, it's an amazing-looking car, and the redesign makes it more sleek than ever. However, many critics were upset that Chevrolet ditched the iconic rounded taillights in favor of a new look. Then again, this isn't the first this has happened.

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2014 Chevrolet Impala secures your info and your stuff with a PIN-activated faceplate

2014 Chevrolet Impala secures your info and your stuff with a PIN-activated faceplate

The 2014 Chevrolet Impala has an interesting new valet mode that allows users to shield their personal items and personal information from unknown users. This could be a big deal for a lot of people considering many automobiles save your phone book to internal storage allowing you to dial using your voice while driving. The special valet mode in the new Impala uses the cars available eight-inch center stack display as an interactive touchscreen.

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2014 Chevrolet SS unveiled, manual transmission is MIA

2014 Chevrolet SS unveiled, manual transmission is MIA

General Motors unveiled late last night the 2014 Chevrolet SS, which just so happens to be Chevrolet's first rear-wheel-drive performance sedan in 17 years. Of course, it's essentially the same car as Holden's Commodore SS V in Australia, but us Americans will be able to get in on the action thanks to Chevrolet (Holden and Chevrolet are both owned by General Motors).

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2014 Corvette is the first GM vehicle to use “Smart Materials”

2014 Corvette is the first GM vehicle to use “Smart Materials”

When its comes to technology for performance, the Chevrolet Corvette has long been one of the vehicles where Chevrolet pulls out all the stops. Chevrolet has announced that it has debuted a new "smart material" on the new 2014 Corvette Stingray. The 2014 Corvette is the first General Motors vehicle to use a lightweight shape memory alloy wire in place of a heavier motorized actuator to open and close the hatch vent release.

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Chevrolet says Spark is attracting young buyers thanks to price and colors

Chevrolet says Spark is attracting young buyers thanks to price and colors

Chevrolet has taken a bit of time out of his busy schedule pimping the new Corvette to talk a bit about its cheap car called the Spark. Chevy says that early buyer data for the car shows that 29% of people who buy are under 35. Chevy also says that half of those people are coming from non-GM brands.

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Toyota becomes the world’s largest automaker

Toyota becomes the world’s largest automaker

This week Toyota reclaimed its former spot as the world's largest automaker with a 23% gain in global sales for 2012. Toyota sold 9.75 million vehicles during 2012 allowing it to take the top spot from GM. GM sold 9.29 million vehicles in 2012.

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2014 Corvette shows up in the wild

2014 Corvette shows up in the wild

Chevrolet officially unveiled the 2014 Corvette C7 at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan a couple weeks ago, and while we got to see it on the show floor under the pretty lights, it's just not the same as seeing it out in the public dominating the roads. However, someone ended up spotting one in Arizona and took a few photos for us to enjoy.

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Chevrolet shows off 2014 Corvette all-digital instrument panel

Chevrolet shows off 2014 Corvette all-digital instrument panel

Before the 2014 Corvette C7 was officially announced earlier this week, we got a very short glimpse of the all-digital instrument panel back in November, thanks to a teaser trailer about the new car. From just the split-second look that we had, we could tell that the gauge cluster was going to be fantastic, and it looks like that's actually very true.

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