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2012 Chevrolet Equinox, GMC Terrain: Recall Alert
2012 Chevrolet Equinox, GMC Terrain: Recall Alert

General Motors is conducting a voluntary recall of 33,964 2012 Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain SUVs to address an issue with the tire pressure monitoring system, which does not meet federal standards. Involved in the recall are 21,112 Equinox and 12,852 Terrain models. A notice on the National...Read More»

2012 Chevrolet Equinox
2012 Chevrolet Equinox, 2012 GMC Terrain Recalled

General Motors has issued a recall for the 2012 Chevrolet Equinox and the 2012 GMC Terrain. At issue is the vehicles' tire pressure monitoring system, which doesn't meet federal standards. Tire pressure systems are supposed to alert drivers when the pressure in any tire is 25% below the recommended...Read More»

2012 Fisker Karma
2012 Chevy Cruze, Nissan Juke-R Concept, Fisker Fiasco: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media we review the 2012 Chevy Cruze while Ford shows off its SEMA wares. Nissan debuts the 2012 Juke-R Concept and we look into the Fisker fiasco. All this and more in today's car new, right here at High Gear Media. We take a look at the Fisker fiasco and how shoddy reporting is...Read More»

2012 Chevrolet Corvette Centennial Edition
Marco Simoncelli Dead, 2012 Chevrolet Corvette, Saab Story: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media we review the 2012 Chevy Corvette, and another Saab deal with Chinese automakers falls through. MotoGP driver Marco Simoncelli dies during the weekend and Subaru is dropping the Impreza name on the next-generation WRX. All this and more in today's car new, right here on The...Read More»

2012 Chevrolet Camaro SS
2012 Chevrolet Camaro, 2012 Buick Verano, Saab: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media we review the 2012 Chevrolet Camaro and drive the new 2012 Buick Verano. Saab's life lines are running out and Toyota launches a new FT-86 app. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. We review the 2012 Chevrolet Camaro and love its...Read More»

2012 Chevrolet Sonic. Photo by Joe Nuxoll
2012 Chevrolet Sonic Being Given Away In 27 Cities On SCVNGR

Chevrolet has been working hard to build buzz for the all-new Sonic among younger buyers. First came the "Let's Do This" campaign, which sent the Sonic on a bungee-jumping adventure, and now Chevy is giving away 27 of the subcompacts in cities across the U.S., using the geolocation service, SCVNGR...Read More»

A 2012 Chevy Sonic undergoes frontal offset crash testing. Image: GM Corp.
NHTSA’s 2012 Vehicle List For Five-Star Safety Rating Program

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has announced it will test 74 2012 passenger vehicles in its five-star safety rating program that was revamped last year. The list includes 42 passenger cars, 22 SUVs and crossovers, two minivans, and eight pickup trucks. The NHTSA (via...Read More»

A 2012 Chevy Sonic undergoes frontal offset crash testing. Image: GM Corp.
NHTSA Publishes Its 2012 Vehicle Crash Test List

In 2010, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration revamped how they evaluate vehicles for safety ratings. Since then, only a handful of vehicles have been tested, and most didn’t fare as well as they had under previous testing guidelines. For 2012, NHTSA will be crash-testing 74...Read More»

2013 Chevrolet Spark minicar unveiled in Detroit, October 2011
GM Network Hacked To Make Fun Of Rivals At 2013 Spark Unveiling -- Update

General Motors' web-wide blast of new cars and technology today has made quite an impression, but a prank--or at least what is being called a prank--at the company's Detroit headquarters today has left a different sort of mark--both on GM and on the prankster. A Wi-Fi router providing Internet...Read More»

2013 Chevrolet Spark minicar
2013 Chevy Spark EV, New Trailblazer, Cadillac CUE: Car News Headlines

Today's news at High Gear Media is heavy with new GM products and technologies, including the 2013 Chevrolet Spark, its electric variant, and a new infotainment system from Cadillac called CUE. In other news, we look at potential false advertising from Ford and Chrysler, the rebirth of the Chevy...Read More»

GM's newest Ecotec small engine family.
GM Announces New Ecotec Small Engine Family

GM’s Ecotec engines have been around since 2000 or so, and have been used to power everything from the Chevy Cavalier through the 2011 Saab 9-5. Currently available in displacements ranging from 1.4 liters (as used in the 2011 Chevy Cruze and upcoming 2012 Chevy Sonic) through 2.4 liters (as...Read More»

2013 Chevrolet Spark minicar unveiled in Detroit, October 2011
2013 Chevrolet Spark Mini-Car, Electric Version Confirmed For U.S.

Chevrolet announced this morning that its Spark mini-car will be coming to the U.S., as will a battery electric version called the Spark EV. The car will be the smallest offered by the brand in America, and will make its debut at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show. The non-electric Spark will be...Read More»

2013 Chevrolet TrailBlazer teaser
2013 Chevrolet TrailBlazer SUV Announced For Global Markets

The TrailBlazer is set to return following an announcement by Chevrolet this morning that a new-generation of its popular mid-size SUV is planned, though it may not be sold in the U.S. Chevrolet plans to introduce the new TrailBlazer as a 2013 model early next year, but so far sales in only global...Read More»

2012 Hyundai i30 (Elantra Touring)
New Chevy Colorado, Elantra Plug-In, Chrysler's Plans: Today's Car News

Today around the High Gear Media network we have a bounty of new car news, including a look at Chrysler's future direction, the next generation of the Chevrolet Colorado pickup, and the possibility of a Hyundai Elantra plug-in hybrid. Catch all of this and more in the links below. The all-new...Read More»

Chevy's Colorado concept vehicle. Image: © GM Corp.
Confirmed: Next Generation Chevy Colorado Pickup Is U.S. Bound

If you’re a fan of midsize pickup trucks, we’ve got good news for you: Chevy has announced that the newly redesigned Colorado pickup will be built and sold in the United States. Unlike Ford, who opted not to bring its global Ranger pickup into the U.S., Chevy still feels that...Read More»

2012 Chevrolet Corvette Centennial Edition
2011 - 2012 Chevrolet Corvette Recalled For Liftgate Flaw

General Motors has issued a recall for Chevrolet Corvettes from the 2011 and 2012 model years. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the vehicles suffer from a problem with the hinges on the rear hatch, which could pose a safety hazard in the event of a...Read More»

GM corrosion engineer Christa Cooper inspects a Cruze body shell for rust. Image: © GM Corp.
GM Using Forensic Science To Build More Durable Cars

You can learn a lot by tearing a car down to its individual components, especially if that car has been force-aged to simulate years of life in the harshest possible environment. By applying forensic science to the automotive world, GM is doing just that with the new 2012 Chevrolet Cruze. Rust is...Read More»

2005 Chevrolet TrailBlazer EXT
GM To Help With Gas Gauge Repair Cost On 2005-2007 SUVs

Owners of model year 2005-2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer, Buick Rainier, GMC Envoy and Saab 9-7 SUVs who have faulty gas gauges will get some help from General Motors to pay for the repairs. GM has agreed to pay for half the cost to fix malfunctioning fuel sensors in select vehicles. The problem of...Read More»

2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer SS
GM Agrees To Subsidize Cost Of SUV Gas Gauge Repairs

Owners of 2005-07 Chevy Trailblazers, Buick Rainiers, GMC Envoys and Saab 9-7s share a common problem: in some vehicles, the fuel level indicated by the gas gauge doesn’t correspond with the amount of fuel actually in the tank. The cause of the problem is a fuel level sensor that can deliver...Read More»

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