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GM to Produce Hybrid, Electric Chevrolet Corvettes

General Motors has announced plans for a hybrid Chevrolet Corvette sports car, followed by a fully electric model, as GM President Mark Reuss announced in a LinkedIn post. The hybrid Corvette is expected in 2023.  The fully electric Corvette will feature GM’s Ultium-powered batteries. In addition, it will likely feature Ultium Platform’s energy recovery system, a

General Motors Honors Elgin Industries for On-Time Shipping

General Motors has awarded Platinum Level Supplier status to Elgin Industries in recognition of Elgin’s 100% on-time delivery of original equipment and replacement engine components. Platinum Level status is the automaker’s top supplier level. “We are proud to contribute to the impressive success of General Motors and its customers,” said Elgin Industries President Bill Skok.

Moroso GM 4.3 V6 ECOTEC3 LV1 Aluminum Wet Sump Oil Pan

This Moroso oil pan features a race proven diamond shape four trap door assembly, removable windage tray and anti-slosh baffle that keeps oil contained in oil pump pickup area during Road Racing, Drifting and Drag Racing.

Moroso Oil Pan
Lingenfelter Magnuson C8 Intercooled Supercharger Package

This supercharger utilizes advanced Eaton TVS (r) high helix four-lobe rotor technology for maximum efficiency across the entire RPM range.

Lingenfelter Magnuson Supercharger
1-on-1 with Alba Colon of Hendrick Motorsports

Like many of us as youngsters, Alba Colon had dreams of being an astronaut and going into space. Having become a mechanical engineer, she was a lot closer to achieving that dream than most of us. However, space travel didn’t end up becoming Alba’s reality. If you can’t go to space, you might as well

Alba Colon
Alba Colon, Director of Competition Systems, Hendrick Motorsports

An affinity for STEM education led Alba Colon into the automotive industry where she has continuously elevated her career with GM and now Hendrick Motorsports.

GM Breaks Ground on Charlotte Technical Center

General Motors has broke ground on the new Charlotte Technical Center, a 130,000-sq.-ft. facility that will expand GM’s performance and racing capabilities. Additionally, the center will accelerate strategic knowledge transfer between motorsports and production vehicle development. Representatives of Chip Ganassi Racing, Richard Childress Racing, and Hendrick Motorsports joined GM for the groundbreaking at the complex

GM Says it Plans to Eliminate Gas & Diesel Cars/SUVs by 2035

According to a report by The Washington Post, General Motors announced it will end the sale of all gasoline and diesel passenger cars and SUVs by 2035. The announcement marks a major turning point for GM with a future focused on new electric vehicles. GM chief executive Mary Barra said the company will eliminate all

GM Announces Leadership for its Technical Center

General Motors has announced the leadership for its new Concord, North Carolina-based performance and racing technical center.  Dr. Eric Warren of Richard Childress Racing (RCR) was named the director of NASCAR operations. In this position, he will be responsible for competition duties in the sport “as well as expanding the involvement of GM’s product development

Specialty Auto Parts Honored by GM as a Gold Status Supplier

Specialty Auto Parts U.S.A., Inc. has received the 2016 Gold Certificate of Excellence from General Motors Customer Care and Aftersales, headquartered in Flint MI in recognition for outstanding 2016 on-time shipping performance.

General Motors Settles Certain Civil Litigation Related to its Ignition Switches

Last week, General Motors had been ordered to pay a $900 million settlement for criminal charges related to a flawed ignition switch that has been tied to at least 124 deaths. GM has settled certain civil actions against the company related to 2014 product recalls, including the ignition switch recall.

NASCAR Buddy Shuman Award Presented to Toyota, Ford And General Motors

Ford Motor Co., Chevrolet Division of General Motors Co. and Toyota Motor Corp. have received the 2013 NASCAR Buddy Shuman Award from Federal-Mogul’s Champion spark plug brand. The three automakers received the award in recognition of their joint development of the Generation 6 car now used in Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series competition. Presented annually