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Well-Connected

Well-Connected

Bringing in the outside world while driving

The 2014 Dodge Dart with its class-exclusive state-of-the-art Uconnect system is the winner of Connected World magazine’s 2014 Connected Car of the Year Award.... more

MOPAR

Andy Bolig - February 17, 2014 02:21 PM - Comments

Technology Transfer

Technology Transfer

GM Applying More Patented Technologies to Cars and Trucks

A patent for an industry-first aluminum welding process used on the 2014 Corvette Stingray is one example of how General Motors is driving more of its inventions into making and equipping cars and trucks on the road.... more

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Andy Bolig - February 16, 2014 11:46 AM - Comments

Fire it up

Fire it up

How to light that new engine

QUESTION: I’ve invested a lot of time and effort into rebuilding the engine in my car, and I’m unsure about the PROPER way to break-in all the moving parts.... more

CORVETTE

Jim D. Moore - February 10, 2014 01:00 PM - Comments

General Tech Training

General Tech Training

UTI Commences First GM Tech Training Program

Universal Technical Institute is launching the first General Motors Technician Career Training program at its Avondale campus.... more

GM

Andy Bolig - February 05, 2014 08:53 AM - Comments

Projected Outcome

Projected Outcome

Choosing the right project vehicle

Every project has to start somewhere and picking the right car to start with will greatly benefit the finished product... more

CORVETTE

Story Andy Bolig / Images Mike Hacker and Dave Semel - February 04, 2014 01:45 PM - Comments

Cylinder Head Selection

Cylinder Head Selection

Important Considerations

If you survey the cylinder head market, you’ll quickly discover it’s jam-packed with capable cylinder heads. Choices are almost infinite. If you have a pretty good combination already and want to update it with new heads, there are some real... more

GM

Story Wayne Scraba - February 02, 2014 03:20 PM - Comments

Power Paddles Receives Praises

Power Paddles Receives Praises

Regen on Demand Gets Technology Award

Green Car Journal today awarded the Cadillac ELR electrified luxury coupe its 2014 Green Car Technology Award for the Regen on Demand system, which allows the driver to use paddle shifters on the steering wheel to temporarily regenerate energy and store it as electricity in the battery pack for later use.... more

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Andy Bolig - February 02, 2014 10:47 AM - Comments

Perfect Driving Weather

Perfect Driving Weather

Onboard weather station checks for peak performance

The techniques meteorologists use to create weather reports also help ensure optimal performance from Cadillac’s new Twin-Turbo V-6 engine.... more

GM

Andy Bolig - February 02, 2014 09:34 AM - Comments

Computer Speed

Computer Speed

Performance isn't only found under the hood

Ryan Vaughan is the design manager for performance car interiors.... more

CORVETTE

Andy Bolig - January 30, 2014 03:53 PM - Comments

Super-Shaft

Super-Shaft

Following a crank from forging to fantastic

There are few components that affect your engine’s strength, longevity, and power potential more than the crankshaft.... more

GENERAL

Jon Barrett - January 30, 2014 10:00 AM - Comments