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1992 GM Ultralite Concept Could Achieve A Staggering 100 MPG: Live Photo Gallery

Clever design and innovative tech for maximum fuel returns.

2021 Trailblazer Weight Detailed By Model & Trim Level

The complete run down on a crucial spec.

2020 Buick Encore GX vs. 2020 Buick Encore: Weight Comparison

Less weight for the GX, across the board.
By |April 14th, 2020|Article Type, Buick, Comparison, Encore, Encore GX, Engineering & Technology, Exclusive, GMA Special, News, Research And Development, Weight|Comments Off on 2020 Buick Encore GX vs. 2020 Buick Encore: Weight Comparison|

2020 Buick Encore GX Is Lighter Than Non-GX Encore: Exclusive

Bigger dimensions, but lower weight.
By |April 9th, 2020|Article Type, Buick, Encore, Encore GX, Engineering & Technology, Exclusive, Feature, Equipment, Option, Trim Level, Future product, GMA Special, News, Research And Development, Weight|Comments Off on 2020 Buick Encore GX Is Lighter Than Non-GX Encore: Exclusive|

Barra: New GM Platforms Shed Average Of 350 Pounds

Weight savings can pay big dividends.

2020 Cadillac XT6 Uses Significantly More High-Strength Steel Than XT5

A notable point for those who think the XT6 is simply a bigger XT5.
By |July 21st, 2019|Architectures, Article Type, C1XX, Cadillac, Engineering & Technology, Exclusive, GMA Special, News, Platform, Research And Development, Weight, XT6|Comments Off on 2020 Cadillac XT6 Uses Significantly More High-Strength Steel Than XT5|

Mid-Engine Corvette C8 Spied At The Nürburgring With U.S.A. Sticker

The mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette is doing us proud over in Germany.
By |September 8th, 2018|Article Type, Balance, C8, Car Culture, Chevrolet, Corvette, Engineering & Technology, Fun Stuff, Future product, GMA Special, Mid-engine Corvette, News, Patriotism, Research And Development, Spy Shots, Weight|Comments Off on Mid-Engine Corvette C8 Spied At The Nürburgring With U.S.A. Sticker|

Remembering The Mid-Engine Corvette That Very Nearly Was: The Aerovette

Chevrolet has flirted with the idea of a mid-engine Corvette since the late 1960s.
By |September 4th, 2018|Article Type, Balance, C8, Chevrolet, Classic, Corvette, Engineering & Technology, From GM, GMA Special, History Alley, Mid-engine Corvette, News, Powertrain, Research And Development, Video, Weight|Comments Off on Remembering The Mid-Engine Corvette That Very Nearly Was: The Aerovette|
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    GM Wants To Use 3D Printers To Make Cheaper And Lighter Components

GM Wants To Use 3D Printers To Make Cheaper And Lighter Components

Lighter and less costly parts will help GM's electric vehicle strategy.
By |May 3rd, 2018|Article Type, Electrification, Engineering & Technology, Future product, Green, News, Planning, Predictions & Expectations, Production, Report, Research And Development, Weight|Comments Off on GM Wants To Use 3D Printers To Make Cheaper And Lighter Components|
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    2019 GMC Sierra Tailgate: Carbon-Fiber Reinforced Plastic Bed Sheds 62 Pounds

2019 GMC Sierra Tailgate: Carbon-Fiber Reinforced Plastic Bed Sheds 62 Pounds

The carbon-fiber bed is only for short-box Sierra Denali models.
By |March 2nd, 2018|Article Type, Engineering & Technology, GMC, Materials, News, Report, Research And Development, Sierra, Sierra 1500, Weight|Comments Off on 2019 GMC Sierra Tailgate: Carbon-Fiber Reinforced Plastic Bed Sheds 62 Pounds|