A year ago GMC chief Duncan Aldred announced a goal to improve GMC's market share by two-thirds over the next decade to around 5 percent from the current 3 percent. While the announcement was announced in March 2015, since then not much has changed, but GMC may have something in the works that will help it rival Jeep.
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The next Transformers movie, Transformers: The Last Knight is set to be released on June 23, 2017. Even though the movie is a year away, director Michael Bay has tweeted out a photo of the new Bumblebee character, which is based on the new sixth-generation Chevy Camaro.
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For years wagons have been overshadowed by SUVs and minivans, but some automaker's like Volvo have continued to offer them. Buick may soon enter the segment with a wagon version of the Regal. A new report claims that the next Regal will be offered with a wagon version.
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While GM has had success with the Chevy Volt that is now well into its second generation, its cousin, the Cadillac ELR hasn't met the same fate. Sales of the ELR were doomed from the start, largely because of its $75,000 sticker price and now production has officially stopped.
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We've been hearing reports about a mid-engined Corvette for a while, but Chevy has never confirmed any of the rumors. Now Car and Driver claims that the Corvette will switch to a mid-engine layout when the all-new C8 Corvette debuts in early 2018 at the Detroit Auto Show.
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Chevy has unveiled the 2017 Silverado High Desert package, which is based on the concept vehicle with the same name that debuted at the 2014 SEMA show. With its lockable and water resistant cargo system, Chevy says that the Silverado High Desert package blends the capability and utility of Silverado with the refinement and luxury of the Suburban.
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Even though Buick unveiled an all-new Verano compact sedan last year in China, it's being reported that the Verano's days are numbered in the U.S. According to sources, the current Verano will continue in the U.S. through the 2017 model year.
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A new report claims that GM and Lyft are going to start testing self-driving versions of the Chevy Bolt EV next year on public roads. GM recently invested $500 million in Lyft and now its reportedly looking to buy Cruise Automation Inc., a self-driving technology startup for $1 billion.
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Chevy has announced the pricing for the 2017 Corvette Grand Sport, which will be priced at $66,445 for coupe models and $70,445 for the convertible.
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The second-generation Chevy Cruze now holds the title as one of the most fuel efficient models in its class, now that Chevy has revealed that it gets up to 42 mpg on the highway. The 2016 Cruze is "unsurpassed" in the segment, but doesn't grab the top title, since it matches the Honda Civic with the hybrid-like highway rating.
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Just like its cousin, the Chevy Trax, the Buick Encore small SUV is getting some styling updates for the 2017 model year. With more refined styling and updated technology, the Encore will likely continue to hold its title as the best selling model in the Buick lineup.
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Chevy has announced that the 2016 Malibu Hybrid is now the most fuel efficient hybrid sedan in its segment with a 46-mpg combined rating. With a 47 mpg city/ 46 mpg highway rating, the Malibu Hybrid easily tops the hybrid versions of the Ford Fusion, Toyota Camry and Kia Optima.
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Chevy has unveiled the hottest version yet of the all-new Camaro - the 2017 Camaro ZL1. With 640 horsepower on tap, a new 10-speed transmission and various other performance upgrades, the Camaro ZL1 is sure to satisfy muscle car fans.
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California is by far the largest midsize pickup market and to appeal to truck buyers in the state, Chevy has unveiled the unique 2017 Colorado Shoreline edition.
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Cadillac has unveiled a new Black Chrome package for the 2016 ATS and CTS models. As the name suggests, the Black Chrome package blacks out the grille, window moldings and wheels.
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Chevy has unveiled the 2017 Corvette Grand Sport at the Geneva Motor Show. According to Chevy, the Corvette Grand Sport "is a pure expression of the car's motorsports-bred pedigree."
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GM has unveiled new hybrid versions of its Chevy Silverado and GMC full-size pickups, which use a mild hybrid system to improve the the fuel efficiency of the large pickups by up to 13 percent. Rather than use a full hybrid system, like the new Malibu, both pickups use a small electric motor and lithium-ion battery.
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Cadillac has announced the pricing for the 2017 XT5 crossover, which is going to arrive in April. Pricing for the SRX successor will range from $38,995 for the base XT5 and will top out at $62,500 for the XT5 Platinum model before the $995 destination fees.
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The subcompact SUV segment continues to heat up and in order to capture even more of the segment, Chevy is giving the 2017 Trax a facelift. The restyled Trax is being introduced just 13 months after its U.S. introduction.
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The news shouldn't be all that surprising, but Cadillac has confirmed that the ELR plug-in hybrid will disappear after the current model's run is done. Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen recently confirmed to Automotive News that there will not be a second generation of the ELR.
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GMC has unveiled the 2016 Sierra All Terrain X, which is a special edition of the All Terrain model, that adds several new features to increase the pickup's off-road capability.
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Chevy has unveiled another unique version of the Silverado - the 2016 Silverado Realtree Edition - an outdoors-inspired special edition that features camo graphics from Realtree.
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Last year Buick revealed the Avenir concept at the Detroit Auto Show, which sparked rumors that Buick could get a new rear-wheel drive flagship sedan and now this year, Buick showed off the stylish Avista concept, which sparked dreams of a new rear-wheel drive Buick coupe. Will Buick ever put either of them in production? Well it looks like at least one of them is already a no-go.
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GMC has unveiled the all-new 2017 Acadia crossover at the Detroit Auto Show. The biggest news is that the Acadia is now 700 pounds lighter than the current model, thanks to a new lighter body structure and a smaller exterior.
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Although Buick has unveiled the new 2016 Envision crossover at the Detroit Auto Show, the new Avista concept will likely steal the spotlight. The 2+2 concept is a sexy coupe that Buick says "rekindles its historic performance roots."
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Coming off the success of the Encore and Enclave crossovers, Buick is now adding another crossover to its lineup - the 2016 Envision. The Envision is a new compact crossover that will slot right in the middle of the two existing crossovers and will compete with other luxury crossovers, like the Acura RDX and Lincoln MKC.
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GMC has released this teaser photo of the next-generation 2017 GMC Acadia, which is going to debut in just a days at the Detroit Auto Show.
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Chevy has unveiled the all-new 2017 Cruze hatchback, which is going to debut next week at the Detroit Auto Show. Unlike the last Cruze hatchback, this one will be sold in the U.S. starting this fall.
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While the Tesla Model 3 promises to bring a 200-mile electric car to the masses, Chevy might have just got there first. Chevy has unveiled the 2017 Bolt electric car at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas!
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Chevy has unveiled the 2016 Trax Midnight Edition, which like the brand's pickups, gets blacked-out treatment. Based on the LTZ trim, the Midnight Edition features black wheels, bezels, beltline molding and door handles. Inside, the seats are trimmed with gray accents and the floor mats feature gray piping.
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Could General Motors be working on an electrified version of the Corvette? There's no confirmation yet, but a new trademark filing may be a clue that something may be in the works. New trademark filings for the names "Corvette E-Ray" and "E-Ray," could prove that GM is planning a hybrid or fully electric version of the Corvette.
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It's no secret that the Cadillac ELR plug-in hybrid is not the success that Cadillac had hoped it would be. With its coupe layout and high price tag the ELR has failed to find many buyers and now Cadillac's Chief Marketing Officer has admitted that the ELR is a "big disappointment."
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Chevy has announced the pricing for the all-new 2016 Malibu Hybrid LT, which will start at $28,645 when it arrives this spring. Thanks to a new hybrid powertrain, the Malibu Hybrid now gets up to 48 mpg in the city.
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Last week Cadillac unveiled the all-new XT5 crossover, which is the first of four crossovers that Cadillac is planning for its lineup. Unfortunately we will have to wait another two years to see the next one, which will be a compact crossover that will slot in below the midsize XT5.
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In addition to the 2017 GMC Canyon Denali, GMC is also bringing the 2016 Sierra Denali Ultimate to the LA Auto Show this week. As its name suggests, the Sierra Denali Ultimate takes the Sierra Denali another step up in terms of style and capability.
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GMC has unveiled the 2017 Canyon Denali ahead of its debut this week at the LA Auto Show. The ultimate version of GMC's midsize pickup stands out with a unique chrome grille and unique wheels - 20-inch ultra-bright-machined aluminum wheels with painted accents. The exterior also gets chrome fog lamp bezels, five-inch-diameter rectangular chrome assist steps, a polished exhaust tip and a standard spray-in bed liner.
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Chevy has announced that the 2016 Colorado pickup two-wheel drive with the Duramax turbo-diesel engine is rated at 31 mpg on the highway, making it the most fuel efficient truck in America. If you choose all-wheel drive its highway rating drops slightly to 29 mpg.
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Cadillac has unveiled the 2017 XT5 crossover, which is the replacement for the SRX and is also the first of a new series of Cadillac crossovers. The XT5 follows the introduction of the new range-topping CT6 sedan and rides on a completely new chassis that is lighter than the outgoing SRX.
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Chevrolet is now offering the subcompact Trax crossover for American consumption after a two-year run in the land of maple syrup and hockey. With an overall length of 168.5 inches, the Trax slots in between its two main competitors, the longer Mitsubishi Outlander Sport and the shorter Nissan Juke. Although taller than either of those vehicles, the Trax's 6.2 inches of ground clearance is less than the Outlander Sport or the Juke, highlighting the little Chevrolet's mission as more of an urban run-about than a mild off-roader.
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Cadillac has announced the pricing for 2016 CT6 sedan, which is going to arrive in showrooms by March. When it does arrive, pricing will range from $54,490 to $84,460 with destination fees for Cadillac's new range topping sedan.
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