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Video: GM Reverses Course, Gives 'Chevy' Back To America
Video: GM Reverses Course, Gives 'Chevy' Back To America

Remember a few months ago when word leaked out that Chevrolet was trying to put the kabosh on the word "Chevy"? It turned out that GM's marketing team was trying to tidy up the brand, and wanted employees to use only the word "Chevrolet" in official communications. The backlash from fans was huge...Read More»

2010 Chevrolet Spark
2013 Chevrolet Spark: A Few More Details Emerge

General Motors has been very tight-lipped so far regarding details of the production-spec 2013 Chevrolet Spark minicompact. Now, it looks like GM's Service and Parts Operations folks, who release an annual VIN decoder guide—for use by insurers, law-enforcement agencies, DMVs, dealerships, and...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Cruze
With 2011 Chevrolet Cruze, GM Begins Its Reboot Of Chevy Small Cars

For the third time in less than three decades, GM is renaming its mainstream small-car line. And while the Cruze might be assembled in the same place as its predecessor, the Cobalt—in Lordstown, Ohio—the new Cruze couldn't be more different than the Cobalt. Most notably, it's a world car. But...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Volt Fuel Economy Won't Be 230 MPG

What kind of fuel economy will buyers of the upcoming Chevy Volt be able to expect when it hits dealerships (in theory) this fall?  We have no idea.  Neither does the Environmental Protection Association, or, for that matter, Chevrolet engineers.  But it won't be the 230 mpg the company...Read More»

The Chevy Baseball App for iPhone, iPad, and iPod
GM Says Just Stop with the Chevy, Already--It's Chevrolet [UPDATE]

  The car world loves a nickname: Volkswagen is "VW," Mercedes-Benz is simply "Benz," and BMWs are commonly called "Bimmers." If General Motors' new marketing braintrust has its way, though, you'll stop using the word "Chevy." The New York Times reports that Chevy marketing execs sent a memo to...Read More»

Edward E. 'Ed' Whitacre, Jr.
Executive Shakeup: Heads Of Buick, Chevy, GMC Are Out

Apparently, Fritz Henderson's dismissal was just the first item on GM Chairman Ed Whitacre's to-do list. Brent Dewar, the head of GM's Chevrolet brand, has also been kicked to the curb: he'll retire on April 1, 2010 and will be replaced by Jim Campbell, who led GM's fleet and commercial sales. But...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Cruze
GM Ramps Up For 2011 Chevrolet Cruze and Volt Production

General Motors is investing more than $230 million in four plants in the greater Flint, Michigan area to support the production of the upcoming 2011 Chevrolet Cruze and 2011 Chevrolet Volt, a move that will form more than 500 jobs. The four plants include Flint Engine South, Flint Metal Center...Read More»

2010 Chevrolet Camaro V-6
2010 Chevy Camaro: Surprisingly Refined, Predictably Bitchin'

Through this year's upheaval at General Motors, the buzz around the 2010 Chevrolet Camaro has stayed strong. Many months now since Camaros first started arriving, they're still driving traffic around Chevy dealerships. And on the road, as we recently experienced, it still makes people turn and...Read More»

Ford and Chevrolet logo toolboxes
Chevy And Ford Fans Know Where To Put Their Tools

Are you a Chevy man (or woman)? Or possibly a Ford fanatic? Either way, you'll appreciate a quick trip over to What On Earth, where you'll find nifty toolboxes crafted in the shape of the blue oval and the bowtie -- although why the blue oval box appears to be black we couldn't say. No idea why...Read More»

2010 Chevrolet Volt
GM Pushing The Chevy Volt On eBay?

When General Motors reinvented itself (on paper, anyway), the company's press release talked about selling GM vehicles on eBay. Unfortunately, that wasn't a done deal -- at least not from eBay's perspective. However, GM is still hot for the idea, and Chevrolet's Ed Peper has explored selling the...Read More»

Bob Lutz at 2008 NAIAS
LutzWatch, Day 3: Pontiac G8 Revival, Maybe Not So Much

Bob Lutz is known for speaking his mind, whether or not that mind is fully in gear. (Remember when he called global warming "a total crock of shit"? Sweet.) Well, it appears Lutz's outspokenness is causing some consternation among GM's other top brass. Case in point: when Lutz recently said "we...Read More»

Nielsen's Top 25 Shopped Automakers, April 2009
Nielsen Sees A Few Bright Spots For The Auto Industry

Research and statistics firm Nielsen has released more data about U.S. shopping and buying habits, and as always, the company's findings are pretty interesting. In fact, after surveying 250,000 Americans online, Nielsen has identified a few causes for optimism in the auto industry, despite today's...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible On Track, GM Says

Having won the hearts and minds of car lovers through a starring lead in the blockbuster movie Transformers as well as  generally favorable reviews, the Camaro coupe is well on its way towards becoming a modern classic. Before General Motors got into major financial strife it released a number of...Read More»

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