General Motors News and Reviews

General Motors Company (NYSE: GM) is a linchpin of the U.S. automotive industry, selling millions of vehicles every year - 8.3 million in 2018, to be precise – and employing more than 170,000 workers. More familiarly known as GM, the auto company counts iconic brands Buick and Cadillac under its corporate umbrella, as well the more utilitarian GMC brand and the budget-conscious Chevrolet badge.

Formed in 1908 in Flint, Michigan, General Motors has a long history with the Great Lakes State. Alongside the Ford Motor Company, GM’s presence in the region and its creation of popular cars under various brands are some of the main reasons that Detroit is so widely known as Motor City. GM is a Fortune 500 company and frequently appears in the top 25 of that list as one of the largest U.S. corporations by revenue.

Here at Torque News, we cover a wide variety of stories involving General Motors, from new models and announcements to the company’s latest technology developments and electric vehicle initiatives. GM plans to release more than 20 new electric models across its major brands by 2023 and you’ll hear about all of them on this site, as well as the latest and greatest from GM’s existing models.

Nissan Leaf

Nissan Leaf beats Chevy Volt in May - grabs 2013 sales lead

The Nissan Leaf beat the Chevrolet Volt to lead the electric vehicle market for the third month in a row but more importantly, this string of strong months for the Leaf has allowed the all-electric Japanese hatchback to claim the top spot in EV sales for the 2013 calendar year – a position that it has not held in over a year.
The LT1 engine of the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

Can the 2014 Corvette-powered Gen 6 Camaro SS compete with the 2015 Mustang? (Updated with official GM figures)

Should the rumors surrounding the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray and 2015 Ford Mustang GT power ratings all be true, the 6th generation Chevrolet Camaro SS could have a substantial disadvantage in power – leading us to wonder if the next Camaro will be able to compete with the upcoming next generation Mustang.
Cadillac XTS AWD Premium Review

2013 Cadillac XTS AWD Premium Review: a true luxury flagship sedan with a bargain price

While German and Japanese luxury brands grab the lion’s share of attention in the modern auto industry, the 2013 Cadillac XTS AWD Premium serves as a stark reminder that there is a true luxury flagship sedan that offers all of the comforts and amenities offered by the foreign counterparts made in the USA with a surprisingly low price.
The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Pace Car

Chevy leads the Indy 500 field for the 12th straight year with the 2014 Corvette Stingray

General Motors announced today that the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Coupe will serve as the official pace car for this year’s 97th running of the famous Indianapolis 500 race – marking the 12th time that the Chevy sports car will lead the field to the green flag on the Brickyard.

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