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 under a cover

GM teases the C7 in the newest 2014 Chevrolet Corvette video

Early this morning, the folks at General Motors issued the newest official video of the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette and while this new video should be enough to get your blood pumping as we all eagerly await the debut of the C7 Corvette – GM’s new video still doesn’t offer a look at the actual car.
The LT1 V8 of the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette

8-speed automatic transmission may not be ready for 2014 Corvette debut

General Motors plans to use a new in-house developed 8-speed automatic transmission to help make the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette one of the most efficient in the model’s history but a Motor Trend report indicates that GM may have to call upon an outside supplier for the early versions of the C7 Corvette, as the GM unit will not be ready for the January debut.
The Chevrolet Volt

The Chevrolet Volt posts best month ever in October 2012, continues to rout Nissan Leaf

The Nissan Leaf posted its best month of the year and one of the best of its existence in the US through October 2012 but the electric Chevy Volt answered with its best month ever – helping the Volt to widen its already massive lead in annual sales over the Nissan EV.
Guy Fieri Chevrolet Corvette 427 Convertible Collector Edition

Guy Fieri's Chevrolet Corvette 427 Convertible Collector Edition debuts at SEMA

Food Network star of the show Diners’ Drive-Ins and Dives is a hardcore Chevy fan with a history of owning Bowtie clad performance models but at the 2012 SEMA Show, Fieri and Chevrolet Performance introduced the Guy Fieri Chevrolet Corvette 427 Convertible Collector Edition – an open aired sports car with the power of the Corvette Z06.
The Chevrolet Malibu Performance Concept

The Chevrolet Malibu Performance Concept shows "what could be" at SEMA

While the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu is in a segment of sedans that is often forgotten at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, the 2012 show brought about the Malibu Performance Concept – showing how incredibly sporty this midsized sedan could be with a few aesthetic changes and some Chevrolet Performance accessories.
Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Touring Convertible Concept

The Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Touring Convertible Concept debuts at SEMA

The 2013 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Convertible is very easily one of the baddest topless American muscle cars to ever roll off of a factory assembly line but at the 2012 SEMA Show, Chevrolet Performance featured the new Camaro ZL1 Touring Convertible Concept designed with items that are already available in the Chevrolet Accessories catalog – allowing new ZL1 droptop owners to build this car themselves with some help from a paint shop.
Tony Stewart Chevrolet Camaro ZL1

Chevrolet Performance debuts the custom Tony Stewart Camaro ZL1 at SEMA 2012

Among the sprawling Chevrolet Performance display at this week’s SEMA Show in Las Vegas were a pair of Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 models with a coupe designed for NASCAR driver Tony Stewart and a convertible designed in the tradition of the European grand touring sports cars that appropriately wears the “Touring” trimline designation.
2012 COPO Camaro Convertible #69

The 2012 COPO Camaro Convertible debuts at SEMA, 69 more coming for 2013

General Motors used the 2012 SEMA Show to unveil the final 2012 model year COPO Camaro drag car which happens to be the first convertible model while also announcing that the company will be building 69 more examples of this factory drag racing package for the 2013 model year.
SEMA Hot Wheel Chevy Camaro

2013 Chevrolet Camaro Hot Wheels production package debuts ahead of SEMA

Last year, General Motors brought out an outrageous Hot Wheels Concept Camaro and while the metallic green paint and unique tail lights didn’t come for the ride – GM has introduced a 2013 Chevrolet Camaro Hot Wheels Edition as a limited production model at the 2012 SEMA Show in Las Vegas.
The Gen 5 GM small block named LT1

2014 Chevrolet Corvette C7 to pack at least 450hp, 27mpg with new LT1 V8

Yesterday we brought you the news that General Motors had unveiled the new LT1 small block V8 that will serve as the powerplant of the upcoming “C7” 2014 Chevrolet Corvette and today, we take a look at the specifics of that new engine – beginning with the fact that the C7 Corvette will offer at least 450 horsepower and 27 miles per gallon.
The Chevrolet Volt

GM issues service bulletin for 2013 Chevy Volt electric stalling issues

General Motors has announced that they will reprogram the engine control software on the 2013 Chevrolet Volt over a concern that the delayed charging feature could cause the electric drive engine to “stall” while being driven – although it should be pointed out that this is not a recall of the electric Chevy.
The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette logo

The first official look at the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette C7 with video, pictures

Last week, General Motors announced that the 7th generation of the fabled Chevrolet Corvette will arrive on January 13th, 2013 as a 2014 model year vehicle along with giving everyone a first look at the slightly redesigned crossed flags logo that will adorn the nose of the new American sports car and today – we have our first look at the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette via an official company video.
The Chevrolet Sonic B-Spec race car

General Motors announces new Chevrolet Sonic B-Spec race car

General Motors announced today that among the vehicles unveiled at the 2012 SEMA Show in Las Vegas will be the new Chevrolet Sonic B-Spec race car that will go head to head in a near-stock race class in the SCCA featuring subcompacts like the Ford Fiesta, the Fiat 500, and the Kia Rio – giving Chevrolet their first entry into this budding budget racing class.

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