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2013-2014 Chevrolet Cruze Recalled For Faulty Airbags Made By Takata
2013-2014 Chevrolet Cruze Recalled For Faulty Airbags Made By Takata

General Motors has issued a recall for 2013 and 2014 models of the Chevrolet Cruze. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the recall stems from a faulty driver-side airbag. Sound familiar? It should. Over the past year, automakers around the world have...Read More»

2014 Chevrolet Cruze RS
GM Stops Sales Of 2013-2014 Chevrolet Cruze: What's Affected?

If you're looking to take home a new Chevy Cruze, you might be out of luck for a few extra days; GM [NYSE: GM] has issued a stop-sale of the popular compact sedan—meaning essentially that no further deliveries can be made until are inspected and repaired as necessary. The issue, reportedly...Read More»

2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel, test drive in Hell, Michigan
2014 Chevy Cruze Diesel: First Drive

It may not look any different on the outside, but the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel is a pioneering vehicle: It's the first passenger car with a diesel engine sold by General Motors for 28 years. Now reaching Chevy dealers in initial launch areas--those where the Volkswagen Jetta TDI diesel already...Read More»

2014 Chevrolet Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel
2014 Chevrolet Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel Priced At $25,695

Diesel fans will soon have another option to consider the next time they're shopping for a new car: the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel, which debuts today at the Chicago Auto Show. The new sedan is slated to hit dealerships in the U.S. and Canada this summer. It arrives with a starting...Read More»

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Costco Offers Discounts & Cash Cards On Buick, Chevy, GMC

If you're in the market for a new vehicle -- particularly one from Buick, Chevrolet, or GMC -- Costco has a deal for you. From now until January 2, 2013, Costco members can receive GM Preferred Pricing on the following models: Buick: Enclave, LaCrosse, Verano Chevrolet: Camaro (except ZL1 models)...Read More»

2013 Chevrolet Cruze
2013 Chevrolet Cruze Gets MyLink Infotainment, Active-Safety Options

When the Chevrolet Cruze first went on sale for the 2011 model year, it at last gave GM a serious, top-tier contender in the compact-sedan category—and especially one that excelled in comfort, interior space, safety, and features. Now with the 2013 model year approaching, GM appears to be...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Elantra Coupe
2013 Hyundai Elantra Reviewed, 2014 Volvo XC90, Cruze Refresh: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, we reviewed the 2013 Subaru BRZ and a 13-year old showed us how to sell a 2012 Chevy Volt. We spotted the refreshed Chevy Cruze and discussed the 2013 Ford Fiesta. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. We reviewed the 2013 Hyundai Elantra...Read More»

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2010 Jeep Wrangler, 2011-2012 Chevrolet Cruze Investigated For Engine Fires (UPDATED)

UPDATED: See below The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced investigations of the 2010 Jeep Wrangler and the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze. According to official bulletins posted on the NHTSA website, a total of eight fires have been reported in the Wrangler and two in the Cruze. All...Read More»

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Subaru BRZ, 2012 Mercedes-Benz E Class Reviewed, Rolls-Royce: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, China focuses on fuel efficiency while Volvo's new V40 introduces new pedestrian safety technology. One of Volvo's famous ad campaigns gets re-imagined and Subaru is limiting how many 2013 BRZs are brought to the U.S. All this and more in today's car news, right here on...Read More»

2013 Ford Super Duty Platinum
2012 BMW 528i Driven, 2013 Ford Super Duty Platinum Revealed: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Pagani released a documentary and Hyundai teased the 2013 Santa Fe before its 2012 New York Auto Show debut. We drove the 2012 BMW 528i and reviewed the 2012 Infiniti M35h. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Chrysler and Pure Detroit...Read More»

Hyundai i30 wagon (Euro spec)
2013 Chevrolet Cruze Wagon vs Hyundai i30 Wagon: Not For U.S. Consumption

Although the Geneva Motor Show was packed with premieres for luxury cars, sports cars, supercars, and exclusive prestige marques, there were plenty of down-to-earth family vehicles rolled out here for the first time as well. Among them were two models that will almost certainly prove popular in the...Read More»

2012 Chevrolet Cruze reviewed at TotalCarScore.com
Scores From TheCarConnection Rank Rides at TotalCarScore.com

Here at TheCarConnection, we try to provide a little something for everyone: news, recall notices, shopping advice, even political commentary. But at the heart of it all are our new-car reviews, written by TCC's staff of experts. Now, you can find those scores included on a new site called...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»

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»

2011 Chevrolet Cruze (Courtesy: GM)
September 2011 Car Sales: The Needle Creeps Higher

Monthly sales numbers for September 2011 are being reported today by car makers, and the slight progress made in August seems to be continuing with upticks at all the major brands except for the two most affected by the Japanese earthquake earlier this year. According to market analysts at J.D...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»

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
J.D. Power: Chinese Avoid Chinese Car Brands (But Love GM)

A couple of weeks ago, we mentioned a survey that showed Americans' growing dissatisfaction with domestic brands. On the other side of the Pacific, there's a similar story to tell in China's burgeoning, booming auto market. According to a recent study from J.D. Power, Chinese shoppers are wary of...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Cruze
2013 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel Plans 'Confirmed'...Again

Chevrolet's new Cruze compact car, the replacement to the lackluster Cobalt, has met with positive reviews from the press and fair sales success, but it may soon get even more attractive to those with mileage on their minds: a diesel version is coming. This February, our sister site GreenCarReports...Read More»

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