Chevrolet News

"Maximum" Bob Lutz Returns To GM As Advisor
"Maximum" Bob Lutz Returns To GM As Advisor

General Motors has announced that Bob Lutz, former Vice Chairman, will return to GM as a consultant. Lutz will be available to executives and senior leadership on a part-time basis, effective immediately. Lutz has a lengthy history in the automotive industry, including time at GM (from 1963 through...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Volt Z-Spec
Klout's Featured Perk Is The Chevrolet Volt

Klout has been rewarding social media influencers around the world with what it calls "perks" for the last few months. Yesterday it announced the latest perk: a Chevrolet Volt. To be specific, the perk is to drive a Chevrolet Volt for three days. Klout plans to have the top technology...Read More»

No spare tire
Demise Of Spare Tires: Update On A Growing Trend By Automakers To Ditch Them

Now that the next-generation of tough fuel economy standards has been approved, mandating 54.5 mpg by 2025, the scramble by automakers to eke out every last pound of weight from cars will begin in earnest. That very likely includes a move, already underway, to forego full-size spare tires in many...Read More»

2007 Chevrolet Impala
GM Wants Impala Class Action Lawsuit Thrown Out

General Motors has previously admitted that there was a problem with the rear suspension spindle rods on 2007 and 2008 Chevrolet Impalas, but only on models built for law-enforcement use. Despite the fact that numerous civilian Impala owners have experienced problems, which generally manifest as...Read More»

Cadillac ELR extended-range electric car
Cadillac ELR, Chevy Volt-Based Luxury Electric Car: Confirmed

General Motors [NYSE: GM] has confirmed that it is developing the Cadillac ELR—a personal-luxury 2+2 coupe that will combine plug-in, range-extending electric-drive technology from the Chevrolet Volt with striking, uniquely Cadillac design and features. The confirmation follows an exclusive...Read More»

Adam Carolla in Toyota GP gear
2012 Chevy Sonic, Adam Carolla Bashes Gays, Electric Avenue: Today's Car News

Comedian and host of The Car Show, Adam Carolla, bashed gays on his podcast. [TheCarConnection] We visit Portland's Electric Avenue project. [GreenCarReports] Advice on how to prevent backovers and keep the kids safe. [FamilyCarGuide] Is HP's WebOS coming to a dashboard near you? [AllCarTech] The...Read More»

2012 Chevrolet Sonic
2012 Chevrolet Sonic: Quick Drive

Earlier this year we brought you our preview of the upcoming 2012 Chevrolet Sonic, a new subcompact that's set to replace the Aveo duo this fall. Last week, we took our first quick spin in the Sonic, and even before we've spent seat time in a production-series car, we're sure Chevy's made a smart...Read More»

2012 Chevrolet Impala Leaked
2012 Chevrolet Impala, Buick LaCrosse: Recall Alert

General Motors is recalling 14,421 new vehicles in the United States to address two separate concerns: inspection of power steering hoses in some 2012 Chevrolet Impalas and reprogram of software in certain 2012 Buick LaCrosse models. The larger of the two campaigns involves some 10,344 2012 model...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Volt
Consumer Reports: 2011 Chevrolet Volt Can Save You Money

Prospective buyers of all kinds of products often look to Consumer Reports (CR) to weigh in on recommendations for one brand versus another. It’s no different when it comes to choices for family cars, including hybrids and electric vehicles (EVs). In fact, since buying a vehicle is generally...Read More»

2009 Cadillac Converj Concept
Cadillac Converj Concept Confirmed For Production 2014 Model

Family car buyers looking for a greener and more upscale alternative to the Chevrolet Volt, take heart. Cadillac has just received the green light for a 2014 production version of the Cadillac Converj Concept. Astute readers will recall the Converj Concept was a smash hit at the 2009 Detroit Auto...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Volt
When Can A 2011 Chevy Volt Save You Money? Consumer Reports Has An Answer

When Consumer Reports (CR) initially chimed in on the 2011 Chevy Volt last March, the organization was critical of the extended-range electric car. Their biggest objection was the Volt’s sticker price, followed closely by its actual cost to operate. To no one’s surprise, CR steered...Read More»

Chevrolet wants to be more like Apple
GM's Marketing Guru Wants Chevrolet To Become Apple

On Tuesday, General Motors held its second annual "Global Business Conference" for investors. And during the presentation, GM's chief marketing officer, Joel Ewanick, said that he wanted to retool the Chevrolet brand to be more like that of Apple. Ewanick's exact words -- noted on a slide -- were...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Cruze
GM Looks To Streamline Platform And Engine Options

If the recent recession has taught automakers anything, it’s this: lean and efficient companies get by, even in difficult economic times. In the next ten years, General Motors wants to cut the number of platforms and engines used by its divisions in half. Today, the automaker utilizes nearly...Read More»

2001 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 coupe
Tell Us What Your Favorite Chevrolet Is #YouTellUs

Chevrolet is about to turn 100 old. In that 100 years the brand has touched many lives and has acquired many loyal fans. From the Camaro to the Chevelle, the Bow Tie has offered some sweet rides. While some will argue the 2011 Corvette ZR1 is the lord of all Chevys, others could argue the 1912...Read More»

100 Years of Chevrolet
A 28-MPG Ford Explorer, Hyundai Azera, Chevy Turns 100: Car News Headlines

The 2012 Ford Explorer's Ecoboost four-cylinder earns a class-leading 28-mpg EPA highway rating. [TheCarConnection] As it turns out, car buyers want better fuel economy without paying for it. Sound familiar? [GreenCarReports] Chevrolet is turning 100 and wants you to vote for your favorite Chevy of...Read More»

100 Years of Chevrolet
Chevy Turns 100: Vote For Your Favorite Chevy Of All Time

It's hard to believe, but Chevrolet is about to hit the 100-year mark -- and to celebrate its centennial, the company wants you to help pick the best Chevy of all time. In true sporting fashion, Chevy has selected 16 of its own fave rides and put them into brackets. The models span the full length...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Cruze
2013 Chevy Cruze Diesel Confirmed

Diesel fans who’ve long been clamoring for a domestic automaker to offer a diesel will finally get what they’ve been asking for: a 2013 Chevrolet Cruze sedan with a diesel engine option. After months of speculation about a Chevy Cruze diesel, General Motors CEO Dan Akerson confirmed the...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Cruze
Chevrolet Cruze Diesel Confirmed For 2013: GM CEO Akerson

It's as good as official: Chevrolet will build a diesel version of the Cruze for the U.S., to go on sale in 2013. The word comes straight from General Motors CEO Dan Akerson in an interview with USA Today. Speculation and rumors of a Cruze diesel have circulated for most of 2011, but today's...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Cruze
Chevrolet Sees Record-Breaking First Half Sales

If you live in the United States, Canada, Russia, China or Brazil and think you’re seeing a lot more Chevrolets on the road these days, you’re probably correct. The automaker has posted its best first-half sales in the company’s 100-year history, selling 2.35 million vehicles from...Read More»

The Car Connection Daily Headlines
I agree to receive emails from the site. I can withdraw my consent at any time by unsubscribing.
Thank you! Please check your email for confirmation.