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Report: Chevrolet will offer Z/28 performance upgrade packages for basic Camaros

A little bummed that the Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 is out of reach? No problem–CARandDRIVER reports that Chevrolet will be forming some Z/28-esque packages in nine different configurations. The packages will vary in suspension components, shocks, and anti-roll bars. Some of the packages also include a Torsen limited-slip differential and 3.91:1 axle gearing. Also optional is […]

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Recalls: GM still racking them up, involves Cadillac SRX, Chevrolet Silverado HD and GMC Sierra HD pickups

More recalls seem to be slipping under GM’s belt as the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently released a new recall campaign, this time for a solid number of Cadillac SRX crossovers with the 3.6L LFX V6. The recall also involves some newer Chevrolet Silverado HD and GMC Sierra HD models. According to the report, […]

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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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