Chevrolet Equinox News

Report: Next-Gen Chevrolet Equinox To Downsize
Report: Next-Gen Chevrolet Equinox To Downsize

General Motors plans to take its best-selling crossover vehicle down a notch—in size and weight, that is, according to one report from GM Inside News. It's a trend we might see a lot more of over the next several years, as automakers struggle to meet tougher upcoming fuel economy regulations...Read More»

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2010 Sales Stats Are In: A Look At The Winners & The Losers

If you're old enough to read this, you're old enough to remember 2009's slumping auto market. Economists and auto analysts predicted that the U.S. would see a rebound in 2010, but now that the year has drawn to a close, inquiring minds want to know: were the pundits right? Let's take a look. The...Read More»

IIHS Roof Crush Test
Latest Data Showing SUVs Safer Than Cars

SUVs are safer, right? You probably have a coworker, or someone in the family, who's always insisted that. It wasn't always true, however. When really digging into the numbers in years past, it turned out that SUVs had a disproportionately high rate of rollover when they did crash, and that the...Read More»

2010 Chevrolet Equinox LTZ
GM Increases Production Of 2011 Chevrolet Equinox, GMC Terrain

Despite what can rightly be called the worst auto market in decades, there are a few signs that long-downtrodden parts of the industry are rebounding. Take GM, for instance: It's actually increasing production of a couple of its strong-selling crossover models, the 2011 Chevrolet Equinox and 2010...Read More»

GM Renaissance Center American flag
As GM Dips Back Into Subprime Lending, Will The Deals Get Better?

General Motors today acquired subprime lender AmeriCredit, as part of a $3.5 billion deal that will help extend loans and leases to those with blemished credit. Before you say "here we go again" and work yourself into a frenzy thinking that government-owned GM shouldn't go into the business of...Read More»

2010 Chevrolet Equinox LTZ
Driven: 2010 Chevrolet Equinox

GM has finally stepped up to the plate with the 2010 Chevy Equinox. It’s been a long time coming. For years, compact crossovers have been the fastest-growing portion of the market, but as sales of rivals like the Toyota RAV4, Hyundai Tucson, and Honda CR-V were picking up pace to a frenzy—and...Read More»

2010 GMC Terrain
Frugal Shopper: Plenty Of Deals, But Not On Crossovers

Looking for a great deal on a truck? The 2010 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is selling for an average 21 percent off MSRP—meaning that, in some cases, you might be getting a well-equipped full-size truck for a discount of $8,000 or more. But if you had a more economical, carlike utility vehicle in...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»

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2011 Grand Cherokee A Top Safety Pick; Crosstour 'Disappointing'

Depending on which utility vehicle you choose, you might be getting vastly different degrees of roof protection in the event of a rollover. That's the surprising result of that a new round of tests from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) serves to highlight. First, the good news: In...Read More»

2010 Toyota Venza
Top Five Baseball Stadiums to Visit

With baseball season in full swing and the summer driving season just around the corner, we thought that it would be a good time to take a look at five stadiums that are worth a look this season. Hop in the family car and take a look at these baseball palaces, as well as five cars to take, one for...Read More»

Detroit
Only In Detroit: GM Markets To Churchgoers…At Church?

You're probably familiar with the new-vehicle ride-and-drive events that automakers sometimes stage in shopping centers or other public places, targeting a certain type of customer. In this case, it was Sunday drivers—at church. According to the Detroit Free Press, Hartford Memorial Baptist...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»

GM's Charlie Freese hands keys to a new fuel cell vehicle to Stephanie White
General Motors' Next Generation Of Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles

General Motors launched "Project Driveway" nearly two years ago, putting 119 Americans in New York, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C., behind the wheel of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles. Since that time, GM has refined its fuel cell technology, and the automaker has recently begun testing a new system...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 Chevrolet Camaro
GM Launches A Campaign To Get Employees Excited About GM Vehicles

General Motors is kicking off a new word-of-mouth campaign to get people talking about its lineup of vehicles. The talkers GM has in mind? Its own employees. The campaign is a whistlestop event called the "Vehicle Plant Tour" -- which may not be the best title we've ever heard, but it's a pretty...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»

Chevrolet Equinox Fuel Cell with mobile refueler
As Federal Government Holds Back on Hydrogen, California Remains Buoyant

To much of the general public, hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles remain a novelty from a distant future. And hydrogen advocates haven’t done a very good job in demonstrating fuel-cell vehicles to those outside of Los Angeles or Sacramento. It might pique the interest of more than a few gearheads to see...Read More»

2008 Cadillac DTS
Big GM Rear-Drivers on the Chopping Block Again?

A new generation of rear-drive vehicles from General Motors is in question again as the automaker tries to rationalize new cars for Cadillac and Buick with coming fuel-economy regulations. The Detroit Free Press and other sources suggest GM will push back, and possibly cancel, plans for a...Read More»

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