Virtual Reality Perfects Chevrolet Colorado Accessories 4K resolution display allows fine tuning of vehicle features

DETROIT – With a giant screen that has more pixels than an IMAX theater, the temptation is ever present to watch a movie or hook up a video game console. At Chevrolet, however, this high-tech display is instrumental to refining vehicle design. The 4K ultra-fine resolution PowerWall system, capable of displaying both 2D and 3D […]

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2016 Cadillac CTS-V Hits 200 mph with 640 hp Track-capable from the factory, with sophisticated road manners

DETROIT – Cadillac  introduced the 2016 CTS-V, the most powerful product in the brand’s 112-year history and the newest entry in the elite class of the world’s highest-performing luxury cars. Launching in late summer with 640 horsepower (477 kW), 630 lb-ft of torque (855 Nm) and a top speed of 200 mph, the new CTS-V […]

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Cadillac Adds Streaming Video to Enhance Driver Vision and Safety

DETROIT – Cadillac late next year will add high-resolution streaming video to the function of a traditional rearview mirror, removing obstructions of passengers, headrests and the vehicle’s roof and rear pillars. The streaming video mirror improves field of vision by an estimated 300 percent, or roughly four times greater than a standard rearview mirror. “The […]

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OnStar Offers Real-Time Updates on Santa’s Progress One dollar to be donated to United Way for each tracking call received

DETROIT – For the sixth consecutive year, OnStar is providing U.S., Canada and Mexico subscribers the opportunity to learn Santa’s whereabouts on his journey across the globe Christmas Eve. With a press of the blue OnStar button, subscribers can be informed of Santa’s location at that moment in time. Through collaboration with the North American […]

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Buick IntelliLink: How Not to Push a Driver’s Buttons Automated tests tab millions of them before you touch a single one

DETROIT – A frozen computer is frustrating, but a frozen touchscreen in an automobile is a much bigger deal. That’s why engineers push the touchscreen buttons on the Buick IntelliLink infotainment system more than 2 million times every week, ensuring it consistently responds to user commands. Multi-function touchscreen systems, which bundle controls and menus for […]

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Nissan licenses autonomous driving technology to Hitachi Construction Machinery Company

  YOKOHAMA, Japan – Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. announced that it has licensed its Around View Monitor and Moving Object Detection (MOD) technology, jointly developed with Clarion Co., Ltd., for use by Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd. These two innovative systems are the building blocks of autonomous driving technology that will operate commercially viable Nissan […]

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Renault-Nissan Alliance and AVTOVAZ

Renault-Nissan Alliance and AVTOVAZ to create new, merged purchasing organization in Russia

  AVTOVAZ-RENAULT-NISSAN Purchasing Organization (ARNPO) to manage purchasing of all three partners in Russia, starting January 2015 ARNPO replaces Common Purchasing Organization established by the three partners in 2013, and the individual purchasing departments of AVTOVAZ, Renault and Nissan in Russia ARNPO to become largest buyer in Russia’s auto industry; will help integrate AVTOVAZ further […]

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