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GM Selects Flint as Home for new Diesel Six-Cylinder

General Motors has confirmed plans to produce its new light-duty diesel six-cylinder in Flint, Mich. Production will take place at the company's existing engine plant, with engines ultimately finding their way into the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado.  According to an Automotive News report, GM will begin production of the new 3.0-liter Duramax diesel in late 2018 or early 2019. So far the company…

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Centenarian: 2019 Chevrolet Silverado Debuts as Chevy Trucks Marks 100 Years

Chevrolet started producing pickup trucks in January 1918. So perhaps there is some symbolism in the fact the bowtie brand is revealing the all-new, fourth-generation 2019 Chevrolet Silverado exactly 100 years later. Such a milestone nearly demands a blockbuster product, which Chevy seems quite confident it has just that in the 2019 Silverado. As with every new-generation Silverado, this one…

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Cruise AV: GM Removes the Steering Wheel

General Motors has revealed the Cruise AV, the first production-ready vehicle to lack two critical features: a steering wheel and pedals. The reveal is part of a safety petition the company has filed with the Department of Transportation. GM and subsidiary Cruise Automation say their fourth-generation autonomous vehicle is ready for testing without a driver, deeming the antiquated steering wheel…

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All-New Cadillac XT4 Nears Production

General Motors has reportedly commenced building test units of the upcoming 2019 Cadillac XT4 SUV. The testing is occurring at GM's Fairfax Assembly Plant, located in the Kansas City metro area.  The XT4 is an important vehicle for the company. It will be Cadillac's first-ever small SUV entry, targeting popular vehicles such as the Audi Q3 and BMW X3. It…

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2018 Buick LaCrosse Avenir Starting at $45,795

The 2018 Buick LaCrosse Avenir will cost buyers at least $45,795 when it goes on sale next month. The top-shelf sedan will serve as the second Buick model to get its new Avenir sub-brand treatment.  In base format, the LaCrosse Avenir is pulled by the front wheels. Buyers can opt for all-wheel drive, which brings the total price to $47,995,…

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GM Ramping up Truck Production in Oshawa

General Motors will produce pickup trucks yet again at its Oshawa, Ontario assembly plant. However, they won't be building their all-new 2019 half-tons as speculated. Oshawa will instead handle final production of today's trucks, of which there is no finish line for producing at this time.  Recently speculation was swirling as to whether or not GM would utilize its Oshawa…

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2019 Buick Envision Gaining Gears

Buick's first Chinese-build vehicle is getting some additional upgrades for the 2019 model year. According to General Motors' online order guide, the 2019 Buick Envision will gain the company's new nine-speed automatic transmission and a few other upgrades.  The order guide shows that Envisions equipped with a 252 horsepower turbocharged 2.0-liter will gain the nine-speed unit. Meanwhile, the 2.5-liter models…

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CAD Image Allegedly Shows Mid-Engine Corvette Twin-Turbo V-8

It's another day, here's another mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette rumor. This time it is additional CAD drawings that show what appears to be the car's twin-turbocharged V-8 engine.  The authenticity of these images is virtually impossible to verify, but they do look convincing. If true, we see an obvious DOHC V-8 engine with pluming for two turbochargers in an engine cradle…

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Unplugged: Chevrolet Volt Exiting Production in 2022

One of General Motors' most iconic post-bankruptcy products may be getting the axe. The current generation Chevrolet Volt is not expected to see production last beyond 2022, which is when this version of the car is expected to end.  In recent months speculation surrounding the future of several GM sedans has surfaced. The most substantial rumors came from a Reuters…

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