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Camaro 1LE vs. Mustang GT, LS Engine Swaps Debated on Wide Open Throttle

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Jessi Lang and other Motor Trend hosts answer questions about the Chevrolet Camaro SS 1LE/Ford Mustang GT Track Pack comparison on the latest Wide Open Throttle episode. Additionally, Angus MacKenzie, Jonny Lieberman, Ed Loh, and Scott Mortara discuss the future of autonomous cars and talk about our recent top 10 list, asking which cars should ...

NHTSA Expands Chevy Trailblazer and Toyota Window Switch Fire Investigations

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has expanded its investigations into its Chevrolet Trailblazer, and Toyota vehicle master power window switch fires, the safety agency says. 2006-2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer The NHTSA Office of Defects Investigation (ODI) upgraded its investigation into fires originating in the master power window switch of 2006-2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer SUVs to determine whether the ...

GM CEO Earns $7.7 Million in 2011, Too Low Says Automaker

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General Motors claims in its annual proxy statement that CEO Dan Akerson’s compensation in 2011 was too low when matched against comparable CEOs. The Associated Press reports that Akerson earned $7.7 million during 2011, which is about $0.85 for each vehicle GM sold last year. Akerson’s $7.7 million includes a $1.7 million salary and $5.95 million ...

Report: GM Targeting Chevrolet Volt Sales of 36,000 in 2013

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General Motors is hoping to move more Chevrolet Volts this year. A new report states that the automaker is aiming to move 36,000 Volts in 2013, roughly 20 percent more than in 2012. To put that into perspective, Chevrolet sold 23,461 Volts in the U.S. last year. According to the report by The Washington Post, GM built ...

An Electric Debut: Chevrolet Spark EV to be Unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show

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The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette muscle car may be debuting in Detroit this January, but the Los Angeles auto show will host a new Chevrolet that’s far more efficient: the Spark EV. In Los Angeles at the end of this month, the Chevrolet Spark EV will debut along with the latest version of MyLink, shown first ...

Spied! Cadillac ELR Range-Extended Electric Coupe Caught in the Wild

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If you find the Chevrolet Volt too common or practical, Cadillac may soon have a solution in the form of the ELR range-extended electric coupe. The company has been busy developing the upcoming two-door, as these spy shots show a Cadillac ELR tester out on the open road. The model will be based on the Cadillac ...

WOT Four Years Ago: 157-MPG Hungarian Hyper-Miler Uses Solar and Pedal Power, GM Postpones Big SUV Redesign

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June 19, 2008 – Four years ago today, General Motors was worried about gas-guzzling SUVs, Suzuki celebrated one million sales of the Swift hatchback after just four years since a redesign, , Hungary-based Antro showed a 157-mpg hyper-miler, and Ferrari bought the ultimate driving simulator. Check out the stories WOT covered four years ago in ...