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2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Convertible

2014 NYIAS: 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Convertible stiffens up over the old model

20% stiffer than the fixed-head previous generation C6 Z06, the convertible version of America’s sports car is no longer just designed to draw 11s on the pavement, bite you if you don’t drive it on the track, and fold in half under the twist found in the 625 bhp and 635 ft-lbs from the car’s […]

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2015 Chevrolet Trax LTZ AWD

2014 NYIAS: GM plops the Mexican-market 2015 Chevy Trax into the US and China

Yes, this is the Chevrolet version of the Buick Encore, and no we are not joking that it’s coming over to the US. Like a stoner at a cannoli buffet, GM has been overcome with indecision as to where to sell this car. Now that it’s here at the New York International Auto Show, GM […]

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Chevrolet reveals 2015 Cruze for New York, boasts 4G LTE hotspot and Apple Siri integration

Chevrolet will be bringing a mid-cycle refreshed Cruze for the world to see at this year’s show at the Javits Center in the heart of Manhattan. To be sold as a 2015 model, the new Chevrolet Cruze sports some revised exterior styling, a redesigned interior, more wireless connectivity such as Apple Siri integration, and OnStar […]

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Chevrolet reveals the Corvette Z06 convertible, heads to New York next week

It was only a matter of time until this was going to happen. Chevrolet pulled the virtual sheets off of their latest version of the Corvette, the 2015 Corvette Z06 convertible. And like the Z06 on which it is based on, the new convertible sports the same supercharged LT4 6.2L V8 good for “at least” […]

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Report: GM recalls 2.19 million more

After spending more time examining their ignition switchgear, GM found that the Chevy Cobalt and HHR; Saturn Sky and Ion; and Pontiac G5 and Solstice have been subject to hundreds of complaints of the keys falling out in the “Accessory” and “Run” positions. GM reported that they were aware of one incident in which a […]

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Report: 11 million cars recalled so far in 2014; 2013′s total was 22 million

There are times when the news media exaggerates phenomena by providing extensive coverage. The recall situation this year is not one of those instances. Sure, 6 million of the recalls are from General Motors (about 2/3rds of their annual output, by the way). Though coverage has mostly been of GM’s issues, there have been some […]

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Report: After the Ram edges out the Silverado, GM ups incentives

This past March, Ram managed to sell 42,532 trucks and GM moved 42,247 Chevrolet Silverados, a difference of 285. While it is worth mentioning that the current line of Ford F-series trucks chucked out sales figures of 173,358 since January and 70,940 in March alone (this includes the much larger F450 and F550, which are not […]

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Report: GM recall tally nears 5 million cars

The year has not started off well for GM or for the recent hire of their new CEO, Mary Barra, who will testify before the folks who green-lighted the bankrolling of the company in the first place: the US Congress. GM’s recall is significantly weighted towards the faulty ignition switch found the the Chevy Cobalt […]

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Report: 2016 Chevrolet Volt due next year with new evolutionary styling

Edmunds reports that a new Chevrolet Volt is due next year as a 2016 model, sporting some evolutionary styling changes. Rather than reinventing the wheel, Chevrolet wants to maintain the recognition of the Volt with source saying that it will be “different, but not drastically different.” The new Volt will ride on a new front-wheel […]

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2010 Chevrolet Cobalt LS

UPDATED Report: 303 (maybe 50) dead as a result of GM ignition switch and airbag failures

General Motors has conceded that 12 occupant deaths may be linked to non functioning airbags in the Chevrolet Cobalt and the Saturn Ion. The Center for Automotive Safety detailed new research in a recent letter to GM indicating that out of the 1,148 fatalities occurring in these two models, 303 of them occurred in the […]

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