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  1. Global GMC & Wuling News
    The Hummer EV is supposed to be unveiled on May 20 and we here have our first hint of what GM is thinking. The automaker has filed a "Hummer" logo with the US patent office. The new logo, uncovered by Carbuzz, is simple script that spells out "HUMMER." The actual logo has already appeared on...
  2. Automotive Industry & GM News
    General Motors' latest patent application aims to turn each of your cylinders into a generator. By placing a magnet in your piston and adding a coil of wire around the cylinder wall, each piston could generate electrical--as well as mechanical--energy. The idea is simple enough, though, as any...
  3. Automotive Industry & GM News
    GM understands that start/stop isn't always the most popular feature on a vehicle, so they've patented a new method of operation that they're hoping will be a little less frustrating to drivers. If you've driven just about any new vehicle in the last few years, you've probably experienced the...
  4. Automotive Industry & GM News
    A new patent from GM shows what could be an interesting new feature for the Corvette. One that might even explain the reported delays before the C8 car arrives for our viewing pleasure. Power-open doors, with an application drawing that sure looks like a Corvette. The application was filed way...
  5. Automotive Industry & GM News
    A new patent from GM could mean your next clutch pedal is a digital one. The clutch is a part that doesn't get much innovation. Sure there might be more discs, or different materials, but the basic clutch mechanism has been the same since pretty much forever. This patent from General Motors...
  6. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Ever find yourself halfway through a corner wondering what's going on with your revs (or speed, or engine temp, or fuel, or etc) and find your view of the instruments blocked by the steering wheel? Well no longer shall your view be rudely cut off! says GM. A recent patent application filed with...
  7. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Chevrolet is leaving no aerodynamic stone unturned in its pursuit of a slipperier car. The latest patents show active side skirts, an active spoiler, and downforce generating ducts. The side-skirts are there to help airflow around the body and decrease drag by lowering or raising the skirts...
  8. Automotive Industry & GM News
    A mysterious new Cadillac coupe model has been revealed through patent drawings from the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The renderings, first revealed by the GM-obsessed folks over at GM Authority, show a sleek Cadillac two-door model that appears to be heavily inspired by...
  9. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Patent applications acquired by GM Inside News suggest that General Motors is looking at ways of altering the shapes of its cars once they're on the road. By changing a car's roofline or even its width, GM appears to be working on ways to make cars more or less aerodynamic on the fly. GM's...
  10. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Chevy has filed to protect the name "ZR2 Bison" with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.  The new filing for ZR2 Bison was submitted on April 2, 2018, designated for "Motor land vehicles, namely, trucks." This is not the first time the brand has thought about this name, as back on...
  11. Automotive Industry & GM News
    General Motors has filed a trademark application for the 'Tribute' name with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.  The Tribute name has been reserved for use on "motor land vehicles, namely, automobiles, sport utility vehicles, trucks, vans, engines therefor and structural parts...
  12. Automotive Industry & GM News
    General Motors has recently filed a patent which could point to the future of the company's high-performance offerings, including the C8 Corvette.  After eighteen months in review by the United States Patent and Trademark Office, documents published on October 24, 2017, reveal GM has been...
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