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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: 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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Report: GMC may be in the works with a Hummer-like model

Remember when General Motors tried to make Hummer into a successful SUV brand? While they did have a short-lived spurt, they still ended up kicking the bucket, amidst the recent political and financial climate surrounding oil and gas prices. But GMC doesn’t want to let go of Hummer and is apparently in the works with […]

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Cadillac announces features for 4G LTE-equipped ATS models

Like Audi, Cadillac will be offering wireless broadband throughout their entire range in the coming years, the guinea pig for this onslaught of technology is their entry-level ATS. Cadillac is calling their service OnStar 4G LTE, but the internet service ultimately comes from AT&T. Audi offers their service at $499 for 30 GB over 30 […]

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Callaway reveals tuned Chevrolet Camaro Z/28, bumps power to 652hp

Callaway, the tuning firm more commonly associated with coachbuilding Corvettes, got their hands on the epic new Chevrolet Camaro Z/28. And by doing so, they equipped the naturally-aspirated 7.0L V8 with a TVS2300 supercharger to make the SC 652 model. The result is a total of 652hp, which is 147hp and 139 lb-ft of torque […]

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Report: 2019 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra to feature aluminum bodies

Reuters reports the General Motors will be following in the path of Ford by introducing new aluminum bodies for the next generation, completely redesigned Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra in 2019. According to the report, originally from┬áThe Wall Street Journal, General Motors signed agreements with Alcoa and Novelis–two major aluminum suppliers, for the next gen […]

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Report: Next generation Chevrolet SS sedan could be based on Alpha platform

AutoCarUK reports that General Motors may be using their newly found rear-wheel drive Alpha platform for the next generation Chevrolet SS sedan. Not much in the way of details were spared, except for the hints that the new model will be built in the United States, and could be introduced as a Holden model for […]

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