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Apr 11, 2011, 08:09 ET VIDEO from General Motors and Synaptic Digital: Buick Announces Achievers Scholarship for Motivated Students

Buick and the General Motors Foundation today announced the $4.5 million-a-year Buick Achievers Scholarship Program to recognize and reward 1,100...


Mar 18, 2011, 08:00 ET VIDEO from General Motors and Synaptic Digital: Go Inside the Vault with the Modern Man

Most TV and online programming geared toward men are about two things, sports and more sports. Now, the recently launched show Inside the Vault,...


Feb 02, 2011, 06:28 ET VIDEO from General Motors and Synaptic Digital: Learning the ABC's of Car Maintenance

Cars have gotten so high-tech in recent years, mechanics are now called technicians. And instead of popping open the hood, they plug in a computer to ...


Jan 26, 2011, 08:00 ET VIDEO From General Motors and Synaptic Digital: From Main Street to Your Street - Car Shopping Made Easy

Shopping for a new car can be stressful. From crossovers to hybrids; new technologies, engine offerings, and varying price ranges can make decision...


Jan 19, 2011, 03:27 ET VIDEO from General Motors and Synaptic Digital: Chevrolet Volt Components Created from Gulf of Mexico Oil-Soaked Booms

Oil-soaked plastic boom material used to soak up oil in the Gulf of Mexico is finding new life as auto parts in the Chevrolet Volt. General Motors...


Dec 20, 2010, 09:34 ET VIDEO From General Motors and Synaptic Digital: From the Gulf Spill to the Roadway

You can call it the ultimate recycling program. To help reduce the overall environmental impact of the Gulf Oil Spill, General Motors has embarked on ...


Nov 24, 2010, 12:38 ET VIDEO from Synaptic Digital and General Motors: Buick Unveils the 2012 LaCrosse with eAssist

Buick unveils the 2012 LaCrosse with eAssist,™ a new fuel-saving technology that increases fuel economy by 25 percent compared to the...


Nov 24, 2010, 01:10 ET VIDEO from Synaptic Digital and General Motors: Celebrating the Tenth Anniversary of Cadillac's LA Design Studio

Cadillac today introduced the Urban Luxury Concept, a design study exploring a new type of vehicle that offers a luxury experience in a diminutive...


Nov 18, 2010, 03:25 ET VIDEO from Synaptic Digital and General Motors: Sneak Peek of the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show

In preparation for the upcoming 2010 LA Auto Show, carmakers unveil new fuel-saving technology. See video from General Motors at:...


Nov 11, 2010, 09:00 ET VIDEO from Synaptic Digital and General Motors: Camaro Named "Hottest Car" at SEMA 2010 in Las Vegas

From million-dollar supercars to classic hot rods, aftermarket automotive parts like tires, exhausts and superchargers are big business, in some...


Nov 11, 2010, 06:24 ET VIDEO from Synaptic Digital and General Motors: Chevrolet Volt Takes Kids to School for Electricity Lesson

Students from Detroit International Academy for Young Women and the Douglass Academy for Young Men in Detroit, along with Kosciuszko Middle School in ...


Nov 05, 2010, 02:43 ET Video from Synaptic Digital and General Motors: Electric Cars Light Up the Classroom

This November the Chevrolet Volt will hit both dealership showrooms and classrooms around the country. Once thought of as a science project, the...


Oct 27, 2010, 09:00 ET VIDEO from Synaptic Digital and General Motors: Cruze Without Compromise

Small, fuel-efficient cars are one of the fastest growing segments in the market. Once considered the step-child of the auto industry, the next...


Oct 14, 2010, 01:29 ET VIDEO from Synaptic Digital and General Motors: The Volt: Unplugging in a City Near You

In anticipation of the official launch this November, Chevrolet is offering drivers a sneak-peek at what the Volt is all about. Volt Unplugged, a 12...


Oct 07, 2010, 03:09 ET VIDEO from Synaptic Digital and General Motors: Fueling Stations of the Future

As electric vehicles like the Chevrolet Volt begin to hit the market this fall, a lot of drivers are wondering "Where do I plug them in?" The answer, ...


Sep 29, 2010, 09:00 ET VIDEO from Synaptic Digital and General Motors: Keeping Drivers Eyes on the Road

Distracted driving is a growing problem on America's roads, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. With the increased use...


Sep 22, 2010, 10:10 ET VIDEO from Synaptic Digital and General Motors: Parents Invited to Ensure Their Child Seat is Safe

Rear facing. Forward facing. Booster. Seat Belt. When it comes to child passenger safety, parents and caregivers have so many options. It's no wonder ...


Sep 21, 2010, 09:00 ET VIDEO from Synaptic Digital and General Motors: Is Your Child Buckled in Properly?

While installing and using child safety seats may appear to be easy enough, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has estimated that...


Sep 15, 2010, 12:03 ET VIDEO from Synaptic Digital and General Motors: OnStar Set to Re-Launch Brand with Technology Breakthrough

OnStar's new president, Chris Preuss is unveiling a new ad campaign. The company is giving a behind-the-scenes look at a series of new commercial ads ...


Sep 02, 2010, 09:00 ET VIDEO from Synaptic Digital and General Motors: Build Your Own Supercar

The Corvette is as American as apple pie. Now owners of the iconic symbol can lend a hand in building part of their American dream, specifically a...


Aug 27, 2010, 12:19 ET VIDEO from Synaptic Digital and General Motors: The Iconic Suburban, 75 Years and Still Truckin'

If it ain't broke, don't fix it. That's the idea behind the success of the Suburban, the longest running automobile in production history. See video...


Aug 19, 2010, 09:00 ET VIDEO from Synaptic Digital and General Motors: New Demand for Used Cars

With new car sales and the economy still struggling, used cars are in high demand. In fact, the demand is so high auto dealers, like Chevrolet, are...


Aug 12, 2010, 12:54 ET VIDEO from Synaptic Digital and General Motors: Automaker Tunnels Their Way to Better Fuel Efficiency

Engineers say there are three ways to improve a vehicle's gas mileage: reduce its weight, increase efficiency of the powertrain and improve the...


Aug 05, 2010, 10:13 ET VIDEO from Synaptic Digital and General Motors: The Camaro -This Year's Breakout Star

There's often a lot of buzz around the launch of a new car, but only a few live up to the hype. To acknowledge the best of the best, Edmunds.com has...


Jul 27, 2010, 06:35 ET VIDEO from Synaptic Digital and General Motors: Corner Garage vs. Dealership Service

Recent studies have shown consumers are keeping their cars longer; in some cases up to 150,000 miles or until their current car dies. Proper...