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Dads Take To Crossovers For Family Hauling
Dads Take To Crossovers For Family Hauling

No disrespect to Chrysler for designing the 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan as a “man van,” but a new survey commissioned by Chevrolet says more dads today are taking to crossovers over minivans for both family hauling and other needs. What’s the skinny on this apparent new trend? Chevy...Read More»

2010 Chevrolet Traverse
Saturn Plant Could Return To GM Orbit--If UAW Gets Its Way

The United Auto Workers will use new contract talks with General Motors, to try to reopen two factories in the company's empire and to add more unionized workers to its fold. Reuters reports the UAW will try to negotiate the addition of new product-assembly lines at the former Saturn plant in...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Traverse
GM, Honda, MINI: Five New Additions To IIHS 2011 Top Safety Picks

Anytime family cars receive top safety accolades is good news for consumers looking for safe family transportation choices. As part of continuing testing, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has added five vehicles to its list of 2011 Top Safety Picks. The additions include a trio of...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Traverse
2011 Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia, Buick Enclave Earn Top Safety Pick

GM's large crossover vehicles, the 2011 GMC Acadia, Chevrolet Traverse, and Buick Enclave, are among the latest to be named Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Top Safety Picks. In new roof-strength tests, the GMC Acadia's roof could withstand about four times its weight before...Read More»

Oprah and the G6
Updated - Oprah SORT OF Hugs GM, Doesn't Give Away Chevrolet Traverse?

UPDATE: Turns out that Oprah and GM did not end up giving away Chevrolet Traverses today. Instead GM gave a few super fans a road trip in the Traverse to the premier episode of the new season. The fans actually thought they were going to the hotel but instead they drove right on stage. It was...Read More»

2010 Chevrolet Traverse
Recall Alert: GM Recalls Nearly 250K Crossover SUVs

There's more recall news afoot, and this time it's General Motors in the news. The company has recalled 243,043 of its Lambda crossovers--Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia, and Saturn Outlook--due to possible damage that could occur to the second-row seat belts when the seats are...Read More»

2010 Chevrolet Traverse
Seatbelt Issue Prompts Recall Of GM Crossovers

General Motors is recalling several of its popular crossover utility vehicle models for a seatbelt issue. In short, it might result in a seatbelt that looks buckled sliding out of place just when you need it. The recall affects 243,403 vehicles, including 2009 and 2010 Chevrolet Traverse, Buick...Read More»

2010 Audi Q7
Are SUVs Making a Comeback?

Automakers are busy with plans to introduce a fleet of smaller, more fuel-efficient cars in the coming months---cars like the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze, 2012 Ford Focus, and the 2011 Hyundai Elantra. Sales numbers from this year could give them pause, as the results for this year show a surprising...Read More»

Smart Car Shopping: Great Car Deals This Week

If you're going out car shopping this weekend, you should know that automakers aren't discounting cars the way they did just a few months ago. As Toyota fought to recover its reputation amidst allegations of unintended acceleration in the spring, it launched a round of heavy discounts.  That...Read More»

Chevrolet ad on the Yahoo log-in page
Chevrolet Parks Itself On Yahoo's Log-In Page

If you logged into your Yahoo.com account yesterday -- or if you plan to between now and Wednesday night -- you might see something unusual: the site's normally stark white log-in page has been papered over with wall-to-wall images of Chevrolet vehicles. It's part of a three-day U.S. campaign for...Read More»

2009 Cadillac Escalade
GM Recalls 1.5 Million Buicks, Cadillacs, Chevys, GMC, HUMMERs, Saturns For Fire Hazard

General Motors has issued a recall for over 1.5 million  cars, trucks, and SUVs from across seven GM brands and four model years. According to notices from the automaker and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the vehicles in question feature a heated water fuel system (HWFS)...Read More»

2010 Chevrolet Traverse Review: Eight is Enough?

Oc-Traverse:  Eight Invited GM offers a trio of three-row crossovers:  Chevrolet Traverse, Buick Enclave and GMC Acadia.  Each is tweaked for slightly different purses and purposes.  For example, the Buick features an upscale interior and the Acadia has a handier cargo bay. This review's...Read More»

Screencap from Chevrolet's 'Building Diamonds and Dreams' contest website
Build A Contest And They Will Come: Chevrolet Steps Up To The Plate For Kids And Baseball

Chevrolet has a longstanding relationship with Major League Baseball, and the happy couple's passion shows no sign of cooling. In fact, thanks to expanded team sponsorships and a new online contest, things between the two are heating up. This year, Chevy -- aka "the Official Vehicle of Major League...Read More»

2010 Chevrolet Equinox
GM Opens 'Test Drive Studios' For Chevy Equinox, Malibu, Traverse

On the sales and marketing fronts, every automaker worth its salt is focusing lots of attention on social media. But in addition to those high-tech tools, General Motors is also going back to basics in the showroom, taking a good, long look at the way in which salespeople interact with customers...Read More»

2010 Lexus LS 460 L
Consumer Reports' 2010 Top Picks...And How TCC Rates Them

Consumer Reports, the widely respected magazine from the non-profit Consumers Union, has published their annual list of Top Picks, and although Toyota might be maligned in the press due to the current accelerator-related recall hearings, the automaker still has two vehicles (including one Lexus) on...Read More»

Screencap from the 'Scavenger Hunt' ad for the 2010 Chevrolet Equinox [by Publicis]
Video: Chevrolet Kicks Howie Long To The Curb (For Now)

General Motors has seen a lot of changes in the past year: new staff, new board -- heck, technically speaking, it's a whole new company. GM has also begun using a new ad agency, Publicis, for much of its Chevrolet lineup, and the differences are immediately apparent in the latest spots for the...Read More»

Chevrolet Wi-Fi by Autonet Mobile
Tech Update: Wi-Fi Now Available On Seven Chevy Models

Back in October, General Motors announced plans to offer Wi-Fi routers for its full lineup of vehicles. Although the routers -- built by Autonet Mobile -- had been available as aftermarket add-ons for quite a while, putting installation in the hands of dealers made in-car internet an "official" GM...Read More»

2009 Chevrolet Traverse LS
Owner's Review: 2009 Chevrolet Traverse

I purchased a Traverse (LT2) FWD in October 2008. We have had it for 1 year and have approx. 13,000 miles on it. This has been one of the best cars we have purchased ever. It is very comfortable and quiet, the seats are very comfortable over long distances, Your back does not hurt after a long trip...Read More»

2010 GMC Acadia
2010 Buick Enclave And 2010 GMC Acadia: Envoys For The New GM

This year, even if you ignore the demise of Pontiac and the uncertain future of Saturn, and Hummer, there's already going to be a very noticeable difference at Chevrolet and GMC dealerships: the 2009 Chevrolet Trailblazer and 2009 GMC Envoy are gone, and they're not coming back for 2010. That's...Read More»

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