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GM cancels new Holden Colorado platform and Jeep Wrangler rival - report
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13th Aug 2019
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GM cancels new Holden Colorado platform and Jeep Wrangler rival - report

GM has stopped work on a new "mid-size" truck platform codenamed GMT-32xx, designed to underpin its next-generation trucks and a new Jeep Wrangler rival. That's according to Muscle Cars and Trucks, which says the GMT-32xx platform was to be the basis of the next-generation Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon, Holden Colorado, and associated SUVs.
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Cadillac commits to the manual transmission
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13th Jul 2019
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Cadillac commits to the manual transmission

The motoring world is moving away from manual transmissions, but Cadillac has committed to keeping three-pedal performance cars alive. Having launched the warmed-over CT4-V and CT5-V, vehicles similar in approach to AMG 43 or BMW M Performance models, Cadillac confirmed there are proper M and AMG rivals in the works – and they'll have manual variants.
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Michelin readying airless tyres for 2024
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9th Jun 2019
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Michelin readying airless tyres for 2024

Michelin is working with General Motors (GM) on a tyre called the Unique Puncture-proof Tyre System, handily abbreviated to Uptis, which could be ready for production by 2024. At the moment, the Uptis Prototype is being put through its paces in a controlled environment on the Chevrolet Bolt, but the companies will move into the real world later this year.
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GM is readying an electric pickup
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3rd May 2019
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GM is readying an electric pickup

General Motors has an all-electric pickup truck in the works, as it prepares for what Mary Barra has described as an "all-electric future". Speaking at the quarterly earnings call on Tuesday, the GM CEO said her company has "an industry-leading truck franchise and industry-leading electrification capabilities". "I assure you we will not cede our leadership on either front," she said.
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