It is a tragic scenario that has been in the news far too often. Kids being left in a car and dying from the extreme heat. So far this summer, 12 kids died from heatstroke due to being left behind in hot cars.
One of the biggest concerns when it comes to military vehicles is their ability to operate quietly, while still offering up plentiful power. This poses a big challenge with traditional automotive drivetrains. Now, GM has teamed up with the U.S.
We have known for a while now that GM would be launching a 4G LTE hotspot service inside some of its vehicles. The first car to get the service will be the 2015 Malibu. After the service rollout in that Malibu, it will come to a number of other cars under the GM umbrella with four Buick models, 15 Chevrolets, seven Cadillac models, and six GMC vehicles.
There is a huge difference between most automatic transmissions that have a torque converter and paddle shifters and the dual-clutch automatics with paddle shifters featured on many European sports cars. A paddle shift automatic in a Ford product, like the Taurus SHO, needs about 1000 RPM to shift a gear making for a very annoying driving experience.
If you have never been to a track day where you take your car and drive on a real racetrack, you may not know that GoPro cameras are as common as drivers at the events. People like to record the track antics for a lot of reasons.
I’ve always wondered exactly how modern concept cars are actually designed. In years past, artists went to work with clay and molded the shape of a car by hand. I assumed that most of this process was now done with computers.
It’s good to know that we live in a day and age where technology is increasingly making our lives safer. When you’re out on the road, OnStar keeps you ready for anything – from turn-by-turn directions to hands-free calling.
General Motors has announced that it has teamed up with a company called ABB to come up with away to use the batteries inside of the Chevrolet Volt extended range electric vehicle after they’re no longer usable in the car.
Around these parts, we like gadgets, games, LEGOs, and lots of other geeky crap stuff. But we also like our cars. General Motors put out a press release this week about the engine that will be used in the 2014 Corvette, and the gear-heads around here got all tingly.
Would you loan your car to complete stranger? I wouldn’t loan my car to my own cousin, much less a random person off the street. However, if you’re the trusting sort driving a General Motors OnStar equipped vehicle, OnStar and RealyRides have teamed up to make it easy for you to rent your vehicle.
I’m not quite sure how I missed this thing at CES. It must have been shown behind closed doors, or maybe some doors I just didn’t bother to peek through. At least the guys at Mashable shot some footage of this goofy looking two-seater, the GM EN-V.
Hummers are pretty cool and look fun to drive, but their egregiously low gas mileage and rampant carbon emissions make them a bit taboo. Now you can get your guilt-free Hummer fix with this rechargeable remote control Hummer.
Licensed by GM, this is a perfect 1:20 scale model of the Hummer H3 and comes in yellow.