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2010 Chevrolet Cobalt Recalled To Fix Wiring Flaw Linked To Airbag Failure
2010 Chevrolet Cobalt Recalled To Fix Wiring Flaw Linked To Airbag Failure

General Motors has issued a recall for the 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt. According to Detroit News, some of those vehicles may suffer from a wiring flaw that could keep airbags from deploying when they're most needed. READ: Cadillac ATS Vs. BMW 3-Series: Compare Cars The Cobalt's problem is rooted in a...Read More»

2007 Chevrolet Cobalt SS
2005-2007 Chevrolet Cobalt, 2007 Pontiac G5 Recalled For Faulty Ignition Switch

The Chevrolet Cobalt and the Pontiac G5 were retired years ago, but that doesn't mean they can't be recalled. As proof, General Motors is recalling nearly 780,000 of them to repair faulty ignition switches that have been linked to six fatalities. According to ABC, the recall affects the 2005-2007...Read More»

GLEE's Chris Colfero on the hood of a Chevrolet Camaro
Fox's Smash Hit GLEE Returns Tonight, With Chevrolet In Tow

If you've ever watched Glee, you already know that it's TV's equivalent of a Britney Spears pop song: slick, snappy, slightly outrageous, and impossible to shake off. It's kind of like Ally McBeal, but set in a high school, with jazz hands instead of dancing babies. And most importantly for...Read More»

2010 Hyundai Sonata
Best New-Car Deals: Ford, Hyundai Among Most Marked-Down

Ford and Hyundai have both been making tremendous progress in recent years in building their reputation with American consumers—and upping quality, reliability, and desirability. So it's a little surprising that these two automakers currently have the most-discounted vehicle lines, according to...Read More»

Edward E. 'Ed' Whitacre, Jr.
General Motors Chairman Ed Whitacre: Savior Or Saboteur?

Every day, there's a new story about General Motors' wobbly return to profitability. Between the management shakeups, the gut-churning attempt to sell off HUMMER, Saturn and Saab, and even a spate of recalls on cars like the 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt, much of the press surrounding GM is negative and...Read More»

2009 Pontiac G5
GM Recalls Chevrolet Cobalt, Pontiac G5 For Power Steering Problem

General Motors has issued a recall for the 2005 - 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt, the 2007 - 2010 Pontiac G5, the 2005 - 2006 Pontiac Pursuit (Canada), and the 2005 - 2006 Pontiac G4 (Mexico). GM cites a potential failure of the models' power steering motor as the cause for the recall. In all, 1.3 million...Read More»

2010 Chevrolet Cobalt
Frugal Shopper: The Most Deeply Discounted New Vehicles

If you're looking for a sweet deal and not too picky about getting the latest and greatest, you have plenty of options. Over the past month the 2010 Ford Ranger has sold at 17 percent below MSRP, on average, and is the most deeply discounted new model, while the 2010 Hyundai Sonata and 2010 Jeep...Read More»

2010 Chevrolet Cobalt
Chevrolet Cobalt Under Investigation For Power Steering Flaw

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration is investigating 1,132 customer complaints about the Chevrolet Cobalt. Drivers have reported a sudden loss of power steering in the 2005-09 Cobalt and the 2008-09 Cobalt SS, which has "resulted in difficulty controlling the vehicle, such as...Read More»

2009 Chevrolet Aveo5
Chevrolet Aveo The Most Toxic New Car?

Do you avoid drinking out of clear plastic water bottles, using antiperspirants with aluminum, or cooking in non-stick pans? Use a water purifier and ionizer everywhere you go, always buy organic, mind your cold-water fish list, and have your tap water checked yearly? If so, we've found either a...Read More»

2009 Chevrolet Impala
Think You Get Side Airbags On A Used Car? Don't Be So Sure.

You thought you got a great deal on a nearly new vehicle that was used as a company car. Yet weeks or months later, you find out that it doesn’t actually have the side bags on board. With any luck, you’ll find that out before serious accident or injury, or before signing on the dotted line in...Read More»

Badge on 2009 Mercury Mariner Hybrid
12 Born-In-The-U.S.A. Fuel Sippers

Want American-made and fuel-efficient? A small car, too? You don't have many choices. Shoppers are valuing fuel efficiency more than before, especially now that they might be able to take advantage of a $4,500 Cash-for-Clunkers incentive. While there are plenty of stars-and-stripes-waving larger...Read More»

2009 Volvo C30
Ford Focus, Volvo C30 Get Top Marks In IIHS Safety Ratings

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has conducted a new battery of crash tests -- this time on an assortment of coupes. Generally speaking, all five models performed well, but the Ford Focus and the Volvo C30 came out on top, beating out the Chevrolet Cobalt, Honda Civic, and Scion tC. Each...Read More»

2009 Chevrolet Impala
Chevrolet Impala SS and Cobalt SS Sedan: Dead for 2010?

Chrysler is bankrupt, General Motors appears to be close, and all anyone can think about is how much they're taking in loans that will never be repaid. But along the way, we're losing icons - like the Impala SS, which won't be returning for the 2010 model year. Admittedly, the Impala is an aging...Read More»

2009 Chevrolet Traverse
Recall: GM Vehicles Could Roll, Hummer Gas Tanks Could Eject

Much as GM can't seem to halt the massive sales and profit nosedive being handed to it by the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, 277,000 GM vehicles, despite being placed in "park," could just keep on rolling. GM is recalling the vehicles, which include the Chevrolet Cobalt, HHR...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Cruze
2011 Chevy Cruze Bill: Half a Bil

General Motors will be spending $500 million in the U.S. alone to launch its new 2011 Chevrolet Cruze, the company said today. Most of the dollars involved will go to retooling the Lordstown, Ohio, plant where the Cruze will be built, once the current Cobalt lineup is evicted. That's not expected...Read More»

2010 Chevrolet Cobalt Spy Shots
2011 Chevrolet Cobalt: Spied!

TheCarConnection.com's spy photographers just snapped the latest and best shots yet of the car that looks to be the 2011 Chevrolet Cobalt. A similar prototype has been shot in various guises, but never from all pertinent angles while uncovered--in full Chevrolet trim. The new 2011 Chevrolet Cobalt...Read More»

Chevy Shows Off Cobalt SS Sedan

The 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt SS sedan peeked out from under its veil of secrecy today, as GM let slip with a single shot of the new hotted-up four-door. No details were available with the photo. But earlier this year, Chevrolet released pricing info on the two-door Cobalt SS, which is priced from...Read More»

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