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Check Out These Guidelines for Sunglasses to Protect Your Eyes This Season

Check Out These Guidelines for Sunglasses to Protect Your Eyes This Season

While a pair of sunglasses will forever be a stylish accessory, they also serve a much higher purpose: protecting your eyes and the skin around your eyes from the sun’s harsh rays. So when you’re choosing sunglasses this year, it’s important to look for the right qualities. Here are some guidelines for sunglasses to get you started: A good pair of sunglasses should always offer 100 percent of both the sun’s UVA and UVB rays, protecting you from cataracts and…

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New, 52-Acre GM Active Safety Test Area Opens Its Doors

New, 52-Acre GM Active Safety Test Area Opens Its Doors

General Motors opened the doors to its all-new Active Safety Test Area on Friday, July 24th. The $14 million facility provides a consolidated space in which the auto manufacturer can test all 22 of its active safety technologies like front pedestrian braking and night vision. “Our comprehensive safety strategy of helping customers before, during and after a crash continues,” said Jeff Boyer, vice president of Global Vehicle Safety for General Motors. “GM historically has been a leader in the development…

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Vintage 1956 Corvette Racecar is Found: A Tribute to Chevy Engineering

Vintage 1956 Corvette Racecar is Found: A Tribute to Chevy Engineering

The Corvette has always been an iconic American car, combining high-speed performance and classic styling. That’s why when we heard a vintage 1956 Corvette Racecar was for sale, we knew we had to check it out. According to Fox News, the Corvette SR-2 is currently on sale for nearly $6.9 million. You heard right. So what makes this model so special? Well, for starters there are only three in the world. This model was specially modified by the GM director…

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New Cadillac Models Will Include a Long-Awaited Convertible

New Cadillac Models Will Include a Long-Awaited Convertible

Cadillac is finally bringing a new convertible to its luxury lineup, along with a few other new Cadillac models. The convertible will be based off of the Alpha platform and stay true to the brand’s signature body design. GM Authority reports that Mark Reuss, GM’s product head, said back in 2012 that an ATS Cadillac convertible was already “pretty much designed,” so a new Caddy with a retractable roof has been in the planning stages for a long time now….

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Redesigned Buick Verano Tires Increase Performance

Redesigned Buick Verano Tires Increase Performance

The engineers at Buick have been hard at work fine-tuning the Buick Verano. The most recent innovative design changes were made directly where the rubber meets the road: the tires. The redesigned Buick Verano tires focus on the key aspects of tire design: traction, safety, fuel economy, and tread life. The complex layers of rubber and metal threads that compose the tires have been tweaked, as have the compounds that are used in them. Chris Arabian, an engineer with GM’s…

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GM Building New Cadillac Stamping Plant in Michigan

GM Building New Cadillac Stamping Plant in Michigan

This fall, General Motors will start building a new Cadillac stamping plant in Lansing, Michigan. It will supply parts for the nearby Lansing Grand River Assembly plant. The new facility will create about 145 jobs and will produce components, such as hoods and door panels, for the Cadillac ATS, CTS, and a future unannounced model. It represents a $174 million investment in the area. “Lansing Grand River Assembly is known for the high quality of its work and the flexible…

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