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    GM Robots help spread holiday cheer

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    A few of General Motors’ 25,000 manufacturing robots are taking a break from their daily welding, fastening and painting chores to spread some holiday cheer.

    Of course, it’s a strictly programmed activity, not a rogue rise of the machines. While unusual, the ho, ho, ho-larious task is just an offshoot of GM’s drive to develop flexible manufacturing systems. GM has influenced the development of a variety of robots – including those used in stamping, welding, painting, and assembly.

    Fifty years ago, GM manufacturing engineers helped define the robotics industry. The company's 1961 collaboration with “Father of Robotics” Joseph Engelberger resulted in the first industrial robot used in a GM production facility, and is generally regarded as a technological/industrial milestone.

    GM also played a key role in development of the robotics industry with the 1982 establishment of the GMFanuc joint venture. FANUC, as it is known today, is one of the world's largest makers of industrial robots.

    GM still leads the industry in the development and use of commercial robotics in its manufacturing processes, purchasing and implementing approximately 3,000 robots globally each year.

    "I had an awesome experience there and would recommend their dealership to anyone looking to buy a car." Youngstown Car Dealership Reviews

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    At Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC we strive to completely satisfy each and every one of our customers. That's why we love to hear about their visits! If you have something you'd like us to know about a recent visit, email canderson@sweeneycars.com. 

    Take a look at what Rachel had to say about working with the Sweeney Chevrolet Sales and Finance Staff: 

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    • The sales and finance staff at Sweeney Chevrolet are the best! They did everything quickly and efficiently so that I could drive away in my brand new Cruze the same day. I had an awesome experience there and would recommend their dealership to anyone looking to buy a car.

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    The Bar has been raised again! Check out all of the details of the 2014 GMC Sierra and Chevy Silverado!

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    The 2014 GMC Sierra and 2014 Chevrolet Silverado are going to be the most advanced and refined trucks ever produced in the more than a century of Chevrolet and GMC! Today at a press conference at 9:30AM General Motors Chief Engineer Jeff Rich spilled all of the details of the new trucks. 

    The two trucks are going to be more differentiated than ever, from the body styles to the interior design. No longer will our competitors be able to tell us that the only difference is the badge on the front of the truck. The one thing the Sierra and Silverado are going to share is the all new, most technologically advanced engine designs. General Motors redesigned 3 engines, a 4.3L V6, 5.3L V8 and a 6.2L V8 Engine. All of which are engineered for the way our customers will use them. They will feature direct fuel injection and most importantly cylinder deactivation for maximum performance and minimal fuel consumption. Cylinder deactivation provides full power when its needed and when it's not, the engine deactivates all but 4 of the cylinders. 

    The interior is redesigned and quieter than ever. Check out the photos below! A big upgrade is that the interior will now be more connective than ever, with standard MyLink and IntelliLink as well as other features including BlueTooth, voice activation, etc. 

    The Sierra and Silverado offer a more confident drive than ever. General Motors believe that the safety features on these trucks are leaps and bounds above the competition! They will feature 4 wheel disk brakes, an automated locking differential, forward collision alert, lane departure, trailer sway control, hill start assist, stabilitrak, anti-lock brakes and traction control! 

    Finally, the most notable change is the all new exterior of the trucks. They offer a stronger and sleeker design with new aero-refinements. These will be a huge part of what contributes to the improved fuel efficiency. It will feature 5% less drag, and for the first time ever...Inlaid doors! The Sierra and SIlverado are also going to feature a 6.5 Foot Bed, which is larger than the 5.5 foot that comes standard now. Also new to the bed will be an EZ lift and lower tailgate that won't slam down as well as LED Lighting in the bed! 

    We will be releasing more information as it becomes available. If you have any questions, email us at sweeneysales@sweeneycars.com or give us a call at 330-SWEENEY! 

    We can't wait to see these trucks hit our showrooms! 

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    The GM Discount has been extended to cover more family members than ever!

    Last updated 4 years ago

    General Motors has extended the discount to extend to nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles! There literally has never been a better time to get into a new Chevrolet Buick or GMC! For more information email us at SweeneySales@SweeneyCars.com or give us a call at 330-SWEENEY! This will literally save you thousands off of your car purchase! You have to hurry though, you have to take advantage of these offers by December 31st, 2012! 

    "I'm very satisfied with it". - Youngstown, Ohio Car Dealerships

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    At Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC we strive to be Ohio's premiere General Motor's dealership. That's why we love to hear from our customers so much about their experiences at our dealerships. If you have something you'd like us to know about a recent visit: email canderson@sweeneycars.com! 

    Take a look at what Darlene had to say about her visit to Sweeney Chevrolet and her experience with Sales And Leasing Consultant Lance Kendra, Sales Manager Anthony Garono and Delivery Coordinator Dan Parker: 

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    • I recently purchased the really cool Chevy Spark at Sweeney Chevy and had and very nice experience. First, my salesman (Lance) was great. He was very pleasant and informative and was never overbearing. Second, all the other employees were also great. I talked to Parker (who set up my voice activated bluetooth stereo) Anthony (sales manager)... More

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