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 2013 Ford Mustang Boss 302 in Gotta Have It Green

Ford Mustang continues to roll, outsells Camaro and Challenger again in July 2012

Sales numbers for the muscle car segment in America were down a bit in July 2012 but that didn’t stop Ford Motor Company from being the top dog in the rear wheel drive performance car class for the third month in a row – beating the Chevrolet Camaro by a margin of just 445 units.
The Chevrolet Volt

Chevy Volt posts 2nd best month of 2012 in July, continues to pound Nissan's Leaf

The Chevrolet Volt continued its vast dominance of the electric vehicle segment in the US in July 2012 with their second best month of the year in terms of sales volume – with 1,849 units sold equaling nearly five times the number of Nissan Leaf electric vehicles sold in July.
2012 Ford Focus Electric innards

Ford, GM, Toyota, Nissan following different paths to electric car nirvana

If electric cars are our future, the automakers are following different paths to that goal, where most are focusing attention on one or two flagship electric vehicles, Ford is working on an across-the-board electrification strategy which will take several years to play out.
The 2013 Chevrolet Camaro 1LE in yellow

GM offers up new first images of the 2013 Chevrolet Camaro 1LE

It has been months since General Motors offered up the first official production information on the 2013 Chevrolet Camaro 1LE but as we near the launch of the 2013 model year vehicles – GM has offered up a handful of official images of the new Mustang Boss 302-fighting, Bowtie-clad muscle car.
The next generation 2014 Chevrolet Silverado testing

A look at the next generation 2014 Chevrolet Silverado testing (video)

This morning, General Motors issued a brief statement proclaiming that their engineers are currently putting the next generation Chevrolet Silverado through the final testing processes at their company proving grounds in Yuma Arizona – including a short video of the new Chevy pickup all masked up, driving on the open road.

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