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Holy Shift! A Look inside GM’s new 10-Speed Automatic


Engineers for the new 10-speed automatic transmission available in the 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 built on the experience of previous, critically acclaimed Hydra-Matic multispeed transmissions to push its performance, refinement and efficiency advantages to a new threshold.

SAE International Honors GM’s Larry Nitz with Edward N. Cole Award for Automotive Engineering Innovation


SAE International announces that Larry T. Nitz, Executive Director, Global Propulsion Systems, with General Motors Company is the winner of the Edward N. Cole Award for Automotive Engineering Innovation. He will receive the award during the SAE 2016 World Congress, which will be held April 12-14 in Detroit.

GM Powertrain Becomes GM Global Propulsion Systems


After 24 years General Motors will rename GM Powertrain to GM Global Propulsion Systems. GM’s Global Propulsion Systems is collectively the group of more than 8,600 people that design, develop and engineer all propulsion related products and controls for GM worldwide.

Chevrolet Racing Extends Winning Ways in 2016


Corvette Racing’s 1-2 finish at the 54th Rolex 24 At Daytona last weekend extended a winning streak for Chevrolet that saw 11 championships in NASCAR, IndyCar, NHRA and more in 2015.

10 Great Chevrolet Racing Engines


As development of Chevrolet’s racing engine programs consolidate under the roof of the all-new Powertrain Performance and Racing Center, in Pontiac, Mich., it’s worth looking back at 10 engines that helped establish and sustain its winning legacy.

GM Inaugurates New Performance and Racing Center


General Motors today opened the doors to the all-new GM Powertrain Performance and Racing Center – a state-of-the-art facility designed to enhance the development processes for the company’s diverse racing engine programs.

2016 Chevrolet Cruze Features New Ecotec Engines


The 2016 Chevrolet Cruze in North America is offered with a new Ecotec 1.4L turbocharged engine that features direct injection to help offer an EPA-estimated 42 mpg on the highway with an available six-speed automatic transmission. Standard stop/start technology contributes to efficiency in stop-and-go driving. The new 1.4L turbo is SAE-certified at 113 kW (153 hp) and 240 Nm of torque (177 lb-ft), using regular unleaded fuel (RON 91).

2016 Camaro’s Driving Fun Rooted in New Powertrains


An all-new lineup of six powertrain combinations in the 2016 Camaro complements the car’s lighter, stronger structure to enable a faster, more nimble driving experience.

Cadillac Next-Gen V-6 Engines Led by 3.0L Twin Turbo


Cadillac today announced a new generation of V-6 engines, led by an exclusive Twin Turbo V-6 that will be one of the industry’s most advanced six-cylinder gasoline engines. It leverages the latest technology to balance efficiency, performance and refinement in the upcoming, top-of-the-range CT6 luxury performance sedan.

Top-Down Luxury Returns with 2016 Buick Cascada


Buick today introduced the 2016 Cascada – a dynamic, stylish convertible that uses innovative powertrain and chassis technologies to complement the driving experience.

Corvette Engine Repeats Win as WardsAuto 10 Best


The high performance, technology-packed LT1 Small Block 6.2L V8 that powers the 2015 Corvette Stingray is a Ward’s 10 Best Engine for 2015. The engine also was recognized with this award in 2014.

2016 Cadillac ATS-V Performs Under Pressure


The 2016 ATS-V features the first application of the Cadillac Twin Turbo engine in the V-Series, with unique features that expand its performance range and support track capability.

Silverado Engines Integrate Advanced Technology, Dependable Design


When it comes to trucks, customers place dependability near the top of the list. And when it comes to truck engines, more than 100 million engines’ worth of continuous improvement and trillions of miles support the Chevrolet Silverado V-6 and V-8s claim to delivering on that requirement.

Next-Generation Chevrolet Volt Features All-New Voltec Propulsion System for More Efficiency


When the next-generation Chevrolet Volt debuts at the North American International Auto Show in January, it will feature an all-new Voltec extended range electric vehicle (EREV) propulsion system substantially developed from Volt owners including data collected on their driving behaviors.

8-Speed Automatic Makes Corvette Faster, More Efficient


The all-new, paddle-shift eight-speed automatic transmission makes the 2015 Corvette Stingray faster and more fuel efficient, with 0-60 acceleration of only 3.7 seconds and an EPA-estimated 29 mpg on the highway.

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GM Reports First-Quarter Net Income of $2.0 Billion

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) today announced first-quarter net income to common stockholders of $2.0 billion or $1.24 per diluted share, compared to $0.9 billion or $0.56 per diluted share a year ago. Earnings per share diluted-adjusted for special items was a first-quarter record at $1.26, up 47 percent compared to the first quarter of 2015.

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