Category Archives: Safety

GM Takes Top Honor in IHS Automotive Loyalty Awards

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DETROIT – General Motors was recognized by IHS Automotive today, with its Overall Loyalty to Manufacturer award. The IHS Automotive Loyalty Awards are presented annually to companies and brands that demonstrate the ability to retain owners over repeat buying cycles.

GM Paving Way to Smarter and Safer Driving at All-New Active Safety Test Area

GM Paving Way to Smarter and Safer Driving at All-New Active Safety Test Area

MILFORD, Mich. – Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac will offer 22 different active safety technologies across their 2016 model year U.S. lineups, ranging from driver alerts to those that automatically intervene and assist the driver in critical situations. Safety engineers

Chevrolet Sonic Named 2015 Top Safety Pick by Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

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DETROIT – The midyear 2015 Chevrolet Sonic has been named a 2015 Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. “Customer safety is of utmost importance to Chevrolet, across all segments” said Jeff Boyer, vice president, General Motors

Digital Data Plays Huge Role in Chevy Trax Safety

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DETROIT – Every day, vast amounts of digital information is used to process and predict everything from flight patterns to calorie consumption and sleep habits. At General Motors, similar computing capabilities enable virtual crash testing to make vehicles – including

April Can be the Cruelest Month – For Cars

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GRAND BLANC, Mich. – Looking over your car in the spring is a lot like facing the mirror after a night of insomnia. Thank the winter of 2014-15, when few parts of the country were spared the snow, ice, frigid

Mom-Inspired Mirror Helps Drivers Keep Tabs on Kids

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DETROIT – Your parents weren’t kidding – mothers and fathers really do know best, especially when it comes to incorporating family-friendly features into automobiles. Members of the 2015 GMC Yukon and Yukon XL team leveraged their own parental experiences, and

Chevrolet Helps Customers Put the Brakes on Rear Crashes

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DETROIT – Tailgating is great before football games, but in traffic, not so much. Rear-end crashes make up more than one in four of collisions reported to police each year, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration – and

Chevrolet’s Safety Alert Seat Goes to Work

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DETROIT – Investment adviser Angela Cusmano is a road warrior who logs 25,000 miles a year to and from guiding clients through 401K allocations and other money matters. One of her best returns on investment is General Motors’-patented Safety Alert

Chevrolet Safety Technologies Give Owners a Backup Plan

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DETROIT – Every year, millions of trash cans, lawn mowers, lamp posts and even other vehicles pay the price for the collective lack of eyes in the backs of our heads. Two crash-avoidance technologies available on selected Chevrolet vehicles –

Chevrolet: If Crashes Turn You Off, Keep Your Alerts Turned On

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DETROIT – Safety belts, air bags and strong passenger compartment structures are responsible for saving more lives in crashes than ever. But what if those collisions never happened in the first place? Research shows 90 percent of crashes are caused

Baby, It’s Cold Inside – Your Tires

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DETROIT – The polar plunge that has chilled much of the nation does more than bring out ice scrapers and antifreeze. It can trigger vehicles’ tire pressure monitoring systems overnight, sending nervous drivers to dealers and service centers. For example,

Five Ways Chevrolet Builds Strength into Silverado

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Chevrolet Silverado is from the family of the most dependable, longest-lasting full-size pickups on the road. That durability is derived from strength   in everything from the foundation on which the truck is built to the engine that pulls it down

GM PROVIDING EASE FOR AGING DRIVERS

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Active safety technologies, simple access to OnStar services and more spacious cabins are among the approaches General Motors is taking to serving aging drivers. As a sponsor of the North American Conference on Elderly Mobility, GM this week is sharing

CHEVROLET MAKES STOP/START STANDARD IN 2015 IMPALA

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Stop/start technology will be standard on the 2015 Impala base 2.5-liter ECOTEC® engine, an addition that improves the vehicle?s city fuel economy by nearly 5 percent, or one mile per gallon. The Impala comes standard with a four-cylinder engine, which