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Friendly, Fuel-Sipping Chevy Aveo: Even Used In Bank Robberies!
Friendly, Fuel-Sipping Chevy Aveo: Even Used In Bank Robberies!

The practical, fuel efficient Chevrolet Aveo can save you money both on the purchase price and the gasoline it sips in use. The four-door sedan seats four, and the hatchback offers easily accessible load space for canvas sacks stuffed with banknotes. But if you're going to use it for a getaway...Read More»

2010 Chevrolet Agile
GM Brazil Unveils 2010 Chevrolet Agile

General Motors is currently working on a replacement for the aging Chevrolet Aveo but the automaker’s Brazilian division has just released a new compact car that may provide a hint as to what to expect for the North American model due sometime next year. Called the Agile, the latest compact hatch...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Volt
Future Cars: 2012 Chevrolets Get Smaller, Greener

Two weeks ago, TheCarConnection toured GM's design studios for a sneak preview of the future cars and crossovers planned for Chevrolet, Cadillac, GMC and Buick. We've shared the Buick 2012 and Cadillac 2012 portfolios with you, but what's in store for GM's moneymaker? At its core, the 2012...Read More»

2009 teaser shot of Buick crossover plug-in hybrid, a rebadged Saturn Vue quickly dubbed the 'Vuick'
Second Buick Crossover Based on the...Aveo?

Buick's adding two more crossovers to its lineup under the Enclave, and according to one source, a small ute based on the next Chevrolet Aveo is in the works. This morning, GM confirmed it's working on a future Buick plug-in hybrid and confirmed the presence of a second crossover vehicle...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Viva, to be sold in South America as Chevrolet Agile
First Sketches: 2011 Chevrolet Viva, or Agile, formerly Aveo

We've known for a while that the Chevrolet Aveo would be replaced by the 2011 Chevrolet Viva, which will be sold in Asia, Europe, and North and South America, courtesy of GM's new global product development process. Now the first official renderings have landed from GM, and if the production car...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Viva
GM Picks Michigan Plant Off Closure List; 2011 Chevrolet Viva Heading There?

The smallest Chevy, the 2009 Chevrolet Aveo, is a Korean design that's built in that country and exported to the United States. But now it looks like the Aveo's replacement, the 2011 Chevrolet Viva, could be built at a General Motors plant in Orion Township, Michigan. At the start of June, GM chief...Read More»

The Extra-Terrestrial Vehicle, by Mike Vetter and The Car Factory
Earthbound Chevy Aveo Takes A Trip to Outer Space

See that? That's the "Extra-Terrestrial Vehicle" from Mike Vetter and The Car Factory. Mike and his team will build one just for you--and all you have to do is provide a Chevrolet Aveo or a Porsche Boxter for the bones. (Tough decision. We had to break out the 20-sided die.) The company's website...Read More»

2009 Smart fortwo
New Study: Minicars Ranked By Fender-Bender Repair Bill

If you live in a crowded urban environment, you understand the value of minicars. No, they can't haul sheetrock, and trips to the grocery store become more like social calls, but where parking and (occasionally) fuel economy are concerned, they can be a condo-dweller's dream. Until, of course, they...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Aveo at the Nurburgring
Really? A Chevrolet Aveo On The Nurburgring?

There are many things we hope to see before we shuffle off this mortal coil. The end of world hunger. Vaccines for every disease. Robot butlers. Among the items not on the list: a Chevrolet Aveo making laps at the Nurburgring. And yet, a camouflaged Aveo zipping down the straightaways is exactly...Read More»

2010 Mazda3
16 Cars for $16,000---Or Less

If you’re looking for a new set of wheels despite the recession, you’re in for a surprise. New cars can be far more expensive than you recall from your last trip to the showroom. According to figures from Comerica Bank, which compiles an annual study on affordability, the average new car sold...Read More»

2009 Chevrolet Aveo5
Quick Drive: 2009 Chevrolet Aveo

It took $4/gallon gas to make little cars fashionable, but now they are. Today, it seems that your "I'm a good person" factor is inversely related to the size of what you're driving.Well, we can say plenty about how small the 2009 Chevrolet Aveo5 is. Its overall length of 155 inches is not all that...Read More»

2009 GMC Sierra Hybrid Crew Cab
WSJ: GM Puts Off Big Pickup Redesign

GM's putting big trucks on hold as fuel-economy rules reshape the future landscape of big pickups and SUVs, the Wall Street Journal reports this morning. The company is in the midst of a sweeping re-examination of its product lineup as it tries to eke out more miles per gallon per vehicle, and to...Read More»

2009 Chevrolet Aveo5
2009 Chevrolet Aveo Starts in the $12s

Chevrolet's redesigned Aveo5 for the 2009 model year is also getting a redesigned sticker price. The new five-door hatchback from South Korea will start at $12,120 when it goes on sale later this year, GM confirmed today. The new Aveo lineup uses a 1.6-liter four-cylinder to spin out 106 horsepower...Read More»

John McCain
The Easy Choice for Detroit: McCain over Obama

Now that we know who's running for president--barring a Clintonian sleight of hand between now and Denver--it's time for the union-happy state of Michigan to wake up and realize they need to be strongly, heavily in favor of John McCain for president in November. I've written before that McCain is...Read More»

2009 Chevrolet Aveo
GM Spinning New Compact for the World

The news wasn't all good at this morning's GM shareholders' meeting in Wilmington, Delaware--four plants are closing as GM grinds down its roster of full-size trucks and SUVs--but CEO Rick Wagoner did confirm what's been circulating in Detroit this week, regarding a new Chevrolet compact vehicle...Read More»

Chevrolet Aveo Adds Hatch in Geneva

Five months after the five-door Chevrolet Aveo was unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show, first pictures of the three-door have been released by the firm’s European arm. The new car's getting a world debut at the Geneva auto show in March. Together the pair will replace the Kalos, one of the...Read More»

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