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.

The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Z51

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray priced at $71,860* - and you can win one from GM

Since the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray debuted in January, the biggest questions have focused around the price of the awesome new American sports car and according to the fine print in a new GM contest – the 2014 Corvette Stingray being given away has an approximate retail value of $71,860.
The Callaway AeroWagon Concept

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray sport wagon coming from Callaway

While we have talked about a great many possible variants of the new 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, the folks at Callaway are taking modification a step further with their upcoming 2014 Corvette AeroWagon Concept – a vehicle which could become a production reality if there is enough interest from the consumer market.
The new twin turbo V6 for the 2014 Cadillac CTS

2014 Cadillac CTS to pack twin turbocharged V6 with big power (video)

General Motors has confirmed that when the 2014 Cadillac CTS debuts next week at the 2013 New York Auto Show, the next generation CTS will be powered by a new twin turbocharged 3.6L V6 that produces an incredible 420 horsepower and 430lb-ft of torque – making the 2014 CTS one of the most powerful options in the luxury midsize sedan segment.
The Chevrolet Camaro Hot Wheels Edition

Refreshed 2014 Chevrolet Camaro to debut at the New York Auto Show

We are still working our way through all of the debuts at the Geneva Motor Show but we have just learned that the refreshed 2014 Chevrolet Camaro will make its grand debut at the 2013 New York International Auto Show later this month – along with a handful of other American auto show debuts from Chevy.
The 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco

2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco review: luxury hybrid fuel economy without the hybrid quirks

General Motors doesn’t call the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco a hybrid because – while it offers similar fuel saving technology through the eAssist drivetrain packed in a good looking, upscale midsized sedan – it doesn’t come with many of the quirks of the other popular hybrids on the market today.
The 2013 Dodge Challenger SRT8

Camaro beats Mustang for Feb 2013 sales title, Challenger posts best month ever

The Chevrolet Camaro did what it has done so frequently over the past three years in February 2013 - posting a high sales figure than the Ford Mustang and the Dodge Challenger – allowing GM’s muscle car to extend its lead over the cross town rivals as the Camaro works on its fourth straight annual sales title.
2013 Chevrolet Corvette 427 60th Anniversary Convertible Edition

The final 2013 Chevrolet Corvette C6 rolls off of the line in Bowling Green

On the morning of March 28th, the end of an era was celebrated in Kentucky as the last 2013 Chevrolet Corvette rolled off of the Bowling Green Assembly line – marking the official end of the C6 generation of the fabled Chevrolet Corvette as the plant prepares to launch production of the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray in less than a month.
The Chevrolet Volt

The Chevrolet Volt continues to beat the Nissan Leaf in February 2013 sales

The talks of cold weather hurting electric vehicle driving range doesn’t seem to be having much impact on the sales of the Chevrolet Volt as the Volt once again comfortably outsold the Nissan Leaf in February 2013 – marking the second month in a row and the 12th time in the last 14 months where the electric Chevy was the top dog in American EV sales.
2014 Corvette Stingray Z51 front brakes

A closer look at the unique brake rotors of the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Z51

The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Coupe will arrive as the most power “base” Corvette or all time but GM didn’t stop at the 450 horsepower LT1 when they were focusing on the performance capabilities of the C7 – including a revamped braking system that features unique two piece brake rotors for the high performance Z51 package.
The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Coupe

Non-Stingray 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe coming with lower cost, lower performance

We have looked at the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Coupe from just about every angle now including the likelihood of a future C7 Z06 and ZR1 but according to the folks at Motor Trend – there is a non-Stingray Corvette coming for 2015 that will offer a unique look, lower performance and a lower price.
2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

Hennessey promises a 1,000 horsepower 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray package

The folks from Hennessey Performance have recently announced their intents for the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray including a collection of performance parts capped off by a variety of forced induction packages – with the top of the line Hennessey C7 Corvette expected to hit the 1,000 horsepower mark.
The USPS Muscle Car stamps with black Xs over the value

5 legendary muscle cars including Charger and Mustang featured on new US stamps

The United States Postal Service has just released their new Muscle Car stamps, with five legendary American muscle cars featured in the newest release of the “America on the Move” series - giving both automotive collectors and stamp collectors a reason to rush out to their local post office this morning.
The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Z51

Next Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 could pack 700hp, 600 for the C7 Z06

While General Motors hasn’t offered any official information on the C7 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 or ZR1, rumors and inside information suggests that these two high performance package for the new Stingray are coming with some serious power packed under the hood – helping to further make the Z06 and ZR1 compete with (and beat) the best supercars in the world.
The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray in Lime Rock Green

Design your 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray online with the new colorizer

GM hasn’t launched the full configurator for the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray coupe just yet but the Chevrolet website does have a new page featuring the C7 Stingray called the “colorizer” – giving hopeful Corvette buyers and the automotive dreamers a chance to check out the new American sports car in all of the available color options.
A screenshot from the 2014 Corvette Stingray interior video

New GM video details the high end interior of the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

One of the many vital features of the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Coupe is the passenger compartment that finally features a world class, luxury-sport level interior that will compete with supercars from around the globe – with the ins and outs of the new interior detailed in GM’s latest in-depth look at the C7 Stingray.
The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray in the new Chevy TV ad

The 2014 Corvette Stingray makes it television debut during the Grammys

During last night’s presentation of the 2013 Grammy Awards on CBS, the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray made its official television debut as a part of a 90 second Chevrolet commercial that highlights a few of the new Chevy vehicles in fantastic fashion – including a skateboarding Sonic and the new C7 Stingray that seems to be doing battle with a futuristic fighter plane.
The teaser artwork of the 2014 Corvette Stingray Convertible

The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible will debut on March 5th, 1st unit to be auctioned for cancer charity

General Motors has confirmed that the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible will debut on March 5th at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show while also announcing that the very first C7 Corvette Convertible built will be auctioned off with the proceeds benefitting cancer research charities.

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