"Detroit Education" in Southern California | Kelly Brinker | Faces of GM
Kelly Brinker grew up in a GM family in southeast Michigan and went to college in southern California. She had to make one big adjustment. "I was shocked about how you just looked around and you didn't see any American cars," she said. So when she became a photography instructor out there, she started giving her students "the Detroit education." Check out the video to see what she is teaching them.
Corvette Stingray | Sneak Peek for Insiders | Faces of GM
On the evening of January 13, 2013, the C7 Corvette arrived with fanfare
and enthusiasm. But hours before the world saw the next generation of the
iconic Chevrolet sports car, employees who helped bring the car to life
took part in a special preview.
Southern California Students Learn about American Autos at the LA Auto Show | Faces of GM
A high school class project turned into a learning experience for GM as
well as the students. Instructor Kelly Brinker grew up in a GM family and
arranged for her photography class to attend the Los Angeles Auto Show.
Check out the video to see feedback from the student visitors that offered
GM insight into what the next generation thinks of current vehicles.
North American Car of the Year | Cadillac ATS Team | Faces of GM
As the 2013 North American International Auto Show opened in Detroit, the
Cadillac ATS picked up its latest -- and most prestigious -- award. A jury
of 49 automotive journalists named the ATS luxury sport sedan the North
American Car of the Year. A team of hundreds of GM employees were behind
the development of this all-new car and some of the team members shared
their thoughts on why the ATS is special.
Delivering Apps to Your Car: Dan Kinney - Faces of GM
Dan Kinney is a self-described "west coast guy" who moved to the Detroit
area to take on the challenge of making your car more capable and more
personal to you. Check out the video to see what GM is doing to get more
people to develop new apps for your vehicle, and how that quest led Dan to
the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) in Las Vegas where MyLink won CNET's
"Best of CES" in the Car Tech category.
Habitat has a Plan, Chevrolet Donation Makes It Real | Faces of GM
Searching for help in their Hurricane Sandy recovery effort, Habitat for
Humanity reached out to GM. Chevrolet stepped up with a donation of 24
Express vans that moved from the Habitat headquarters in Atlanta, Ga. to a
Lowe's store in Charlotte, N.C. There, they were loaded with supplies and
tools before setting off to storm-ravaged New Jersey on a mission to
provide relief for families.
The Next Generation of GM Trucks | Jeff Luke | Faces of GM
Jeff Luke got his first pickup truck when he was a teenager and says, "I
just love them." As Executive Chief Engineer for GM full-size trucks Jeff
is now launching the next generation which promise to be the most refined
and best engineered full-size pickups in the market.
General Motors' EN-V concept - we ride shotgun
TheChargingPoint.com recently got a ride in GM's incredible EN-V concept,
designed to combat the problems of overcrowding, parking availability and
air quality within the city of tomorrow.
Read our report at
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Putting the Heart Into the COPO Camaro: Jim Campbell - Faces of GM
The final 2012 COPO Camaro will be auctioned off
early next year to benefit the American Heart Association. The Inferno
Orange Metallic convertible race car has an engine hand-build by Jim
Campbell, GM U.S. vice president of Performance Vehicles and Motorsports.
Watch the video as Campbell walks through the assembly process of this
Building the Power for the New Corvette | Darryl Johnson | Faces of GM
On January 13, 2013 the next generation of the Chevrolet Corvette will be
unveiled to the world. It will be powered by the new, LT1 6.2L small block
engine and will be built by Darryl Johnson and the workers at the Tonawanda
(NY) Engine Plant. Check out the video to discover how a $425 million
investment with over 700 new or retained jobs is spreading excitement
through the plant.
Faces of GM - Jae Loman
For the past several years Jae Loman, design leader in the GM electrical
group, has made sure soldiers serving overseas know that we are thinking of
them. This Christmas season she put together a team of volunteers and
packed more boxes than ever.
Faces of GM - Team Spark
GM Communications employees came up with a plan to help brighten the
holiday for some residents in Detroit and, at the same time, show off the
hauling capability of the 2013 Chevrolet Spark mini car. Watch the video to
see how it all came together.
700hp GM LS3 all motor V8 street engine by CID cylinder heads
Competition Induction Design ( CID ) LS stroker V8 engine build and Dyno tune. The LS3 based 419ci
V8 features a Callies crank and connecting rod and breathes thorugh CID LS3
port design cylinder heads. Watch as it makes over 700hp still retaining a
hydraulic roller camshaft running on pump 98-octane RON unleaded. [
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Red Devil Camaro Born: Mark Stielow - Faces of GM
GM Program Engineering Manager Mark Stielow has been building hot rods for
about as long as he's been driving and many of those cars have ended up on
the covers of car-enthusiast magazines. His latest car to hit the cover of
Hot Rod magazine is a Camaro called Red Devil.