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 new Chevrolet Sonic Global RallyCross car

Chevrolet Sonic to Join Global RallyCross This Weekend

The folks from the Global RallyCross association have announced that General Motors has thrown its hat into the ring for the upcoming event in Charlotte this weekend with a new Chevrolet Sonic RallyCross car driven by former Subaru driver Patrick Moro - meaning that all three of the American automakers is now involved in the booming motorsport.
2014 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible

The 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible Debuts in Frankfurt (New Photos)

General Motors has opted to use the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show to officially introduce the 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible – marking the second time that the American automaker has chosen a non-American auto show as the debut venue for one of their drop top performance cars after introducing the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible in Geneva.
2014 Chevrolet Malibu

2014 Chevrolet Malibu Base Offers Same MPG as Malibu Eco Hybrid

General Motors and the EPA have announced the fuel economy ratings for the 2014 Chevrolet Malibu lineup and in a surprising move, the new base model Malibu with a conventional 2.5L 4-cylinder engine offers identical fuel economy numbers to the higher priced Malibu Eco hybrid – leaving many to question why someone would pay the extra money for the hybrid package.
The 2014 Buick Regal GS

2014 Buick Regal Pricing Includes Several Surprises Like AWD, Less Power in the GS

General Motors announced the pricing for the 2014 Buick Regal this morning including the numbers for the new “base” turbo models, the eAssist drivetrain, the “high performance” Regal GS and the new optional all wheel drive setup – with the least expensive 2014 Regal starting at $30,615 with destination.
The Xbox One Holden VF Commodore

Xbox One, Forza Motorsport 5 to Coming to V8 Supercars

The folks from Microsoft have announced a new sponsorship program with a team in the Australian V8 Supercar series for Xbox One and Forza Motorsport 5 that will put the colors of the upcoming gaming console and driving simulator in front of racing fans – while jointly announcing that the famous Australian race course Bathurst will appear in Forza 5.
2012 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Centenial Edition

A Smaller Twin Turbo V8 Could Power the C7 Corvette Stingray Z06 - or Z07?

Rumors have surfaced that General Motors is working on a new higher performance of the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray that will be powered by a smaller displacement twin turbocharged V8 and because it will follow the basic engineering direction of the C6 Z06 but with a new smaller engine – this new super Corvette could be called the Z07.
2005 Chevrolet Corvette

Feds Upgrade Chevrolet Corvette Headlight Investigation - Big Recall Could Follow

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has upgraded its investigation of the 2005-2007 Chevrolet Corvette to an engineering analysis after the number of complaints has increased dramatically since the preliminary investigation was launched back in May – a move that could lead to a recall of over 100,000 Corvettes.
Bevo the Texas Longhorn

2014 Chevrolet Silverado Becomes the Official Truck of University of Texas

General Motors (NYSE: GM) announced this morning a new multi-year marketing partnership with the University of Texas to make the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado the official truck of the Longhorns – a move that will provide the school with vehicles while providing the new Silverado with exposure to one of the most critical truck markets in the US.

First Official 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible Images Hit the Web

Although the vast majority of automotive enthusiasts in the US have already seen pictures of the 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible via spyshots, General Motors issued the first official pictures of the new droptop muscle car which is scheduled to make its public debut at the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show.

2014 Chevy Silverado, GMC Sierra are the Safest Trucks in the Land (Video)

As we reported earlier today, the new 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra half ton pickups have become the first trucks to receive a perfect score in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s New Car Assessment Program – making the new GM 1500 pickups the safest on the market today per government standards.
The C7 Corvette being built

Watch the 2014 Corvette Stingray Be Assembled Piece by Piece in 52 Seconds

The internet is packed full of automotive build videos but none are as cool as this clip showing the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray being assembled piece by piece with computer generated animation – giving us the best look ever at each of the major components that come together to build the mighty Corvette.
2014 Camaro Z/28

2014 Camaro Z/28 and 2014 Corvette to be Featured at the Woodward Dream Cruise

The Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 and 2014 Corvette will be the stars of the General Motors display of tomorrow’s 2013 Woodward Dream Cruise in Detroit with a variety of other models including the new SS performance sedan, the 2014 Impala, the 2014 Silverado and many more helping to fill the display near the intersection of 13 Mile Road and Woodward Avenue.

TorqueNews Exclusive: 2014 Chevrolet Camaro V6 RS Convertible Caught Uncovered in the Wild

Last night, I glanced out my office window and saw a 2014 Chevrolet Camaro RS Convertible sitting at the end of my driveway and fortunately, I was able to snap a handful of shots but unlike the many spy shots of the Camaro SS Convertible running around the Milford Michigan area – this droptop 2014 Camaro I saw last night was a V6 model.

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