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Spied: 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1?

Aug 03, 2015 - 3:18 PM - by FenwickHockey65

Next-gen Chevy Camaro ZL1 teases big changes under its camo
Chris Buce, Autoblog
August 3, 2015

With work complete on the lighter, stiffer 2016 Camaro, it's time for Chevrolet's engineers to really start having fun by developing the next, ZL1 version. Here it is for the first time. Unfortunately, the muscle car is still wearing quite a bit of camouflage, but the concealment isn't enough to hide some of the meaner model's more obvious performance tweaks.

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July 2015, GM Retail Sales Up 14 Percent

Aug 03, 2015 - 9:04 AM - by eastcoasthd
July 2015, GM Retail Sales Up 14 Percent


DETROIT – General Motor’s (NYSE: GM) Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac brands sold 272,512 vehicles in the United States in July 2015, a 6 percent increase and the four brands’ best combined July since 2007. The month was paced by an 18 percent increase in Buick sales, a 1 percent increase at GMC and an 8 percent increase in Chevrolet sales. Chevrolet’s results included a 24 percent increase in pickup, van and SUV sales, and the brand’s best July crossover sales ever.

Company-wide, retail deliveries climbed 14 percent year over year, and the company gained retail market share for the fourth month in a row thanks to a 16 percent gain at Chevrolet, a 15 percent gain at GMC and a 12 percent increase at... [Read More]
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GM Reveals 2016 Chevrolet Colorado Special Editions

Aug 03, 2015 - 8:31 AM - by FenwickHockey65
2016 Chevy Colorado Special Models Dressed to Impress
Midnight Edition, Z71 Trail Boss complement capability with customized style
General Motors

August 3, 2015

DETROIT – On the street or on the trail, the 2016 Chevrolet Colorado’s Midnight Edition and Z71 Trail Boss bring bolder choices to customers looking to make a visual statement with their truck.

The special editions roll into Chevrolet dealerships this fall, with distinctly tailored appearances that blend custom design cues with Colorado’s popular options and accessories. The Midnight Edition evokes the aesthetic of an urban tuner vehicle, while the Z71 Trail Boss is designed for terrain where... [Read More]
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NG Volt Scores 53 Electric Mile Range - 42 MPG Gasoline In Official EPA Ratings

Aug 03, 2015 - 7:10 AM - by Perian
automobile magazine

August 3, 2015

Article Quotes:

Buyers of the 2016 Chevrolet Volt will be able to go even farther on electric power than in the outgoing Volt. The new car's 18.4-kWh lithium-ion battery provides a 53-mile driving range, according to EPA testing, up from just 38 miles for the outgoing Chevrolet Volt. The car is rated at 106 mpge, and 42 mpg when running on gasoline alone.
The New 2015 Audi Q5

As a result of the improved driving range on electrical power, drivers of the 2016 Chevrolet Volt should be able to drive without the car's gas engine more often. Chevrolet says Volt owners currently drive on the battery alone about 80... [Read More]
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Does the Corvette Z06 Have an Engine Failure Problem?

Jul 31, 2015 - 1:20 PM - by Diego
Does the Corvette Z06 Have an Engine Failure Problem?
GM Inside News

Imagine that the Corvette of your dreams has finally arrived – one that makes no excuses for its performance, looks and, yes, interior quality.

And then it dies on the way back from the dealership.

There have been several reports of engine failure with the 2015 Corvette Z06’s LT4. With the nature of the Internet (fueled by the worst of human nature), plenty of folks are in a panic, chastising Chevrolet for developing a car that’s not quite world-class after all. Or maybe it’s just good ol’ Government Motors, continuing to push crap upon the public. And then there are the GM apologists . . .

But there’s also common sense – hey, haven’t seen ya in... [Read More]
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Chevrolet Announces Colorado Diesel Horsepower and Tow Ratings

Jul 28, 2015 - 11:36 AM - by Diego

2016 Chevy Colorado Diesel Tow Ratings, Power Output Revealed
Chevy has revealed power output and tow ratings for its new diesel-powered midsize pickup.
By Stephen Elmer

Perhaps smokey Volkswagen Rabbits and unreliable Olds Delta 88s left a bad diesel taste in American consumers' mouths but, when it comes to trucks, it's a completely different story. When Chevrolet introduced the Colorado for the 2015 model year, a diesel was promised.

And now it's one step closer to reality.

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2017 HD Trucks Spotted Again

Jul 25, 2015 - 2:01 PM - by NoStopN
Spied: 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 3500, GMC Sierra 3500
July 25, 2015
By: Mark Williams

With the recent debut of both refreshed half-ton 2016 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra (see grille photos of both below), it's no wonder our spy shooters are beginning to seeing activity in the next-gen heavy-duty segment. We haven't heard anything about GM's Duramax making an attempt to leapfrog the Ram Cummins' maximum torque rating of 900 pounds-feet, but we're guessing it won't be long before someone tries for the magic 1,000.

Here's the latest from the road:

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2017 Chevrolet Bolt Spied - Can You Dig That?

Jul 24, 2015 - 1:43 PM - by Diego

Looking like a bad trip, this heavily disguised Chevrolet Bolt was caught being put through its paces by an enterprising photographer. After debuting at the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, the Bolt has had some drama regarding trademarking its name, but the dust has settled and Bolt is set to be a nice companion to the Volt.

SEMA's eNews reports that the Gamma-based Bolt, which should serve as the replacement for the Spark EV, will likely be built at the Orion Township, Michigan, plant that is home to the brother-from-another-mother Sonic.

Spy Shots—2017 Chevy Bolt EV
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The Future of Chevrolet: Changes, Updates, and Additions

Jul 24, 2015 - 4:53 AM - by Diego
The Future of Chevrolet: Changes, Updates, and Additions
What is Chevrolet planning over the next several years?

As the heartbeat of General Motors, Chevrolet holds a special position in the American market (as well as in America’s heart). Once upon a time, Chevrolet’s big cars sold over a million units in one model year, but today you’ll never find that kind of performance.

Chevrolet’s portfolio is competitive, with several exciting new models hitting showrooms within a year that should energize the Bow Tie brand. Stylists also appear to be settling into a theme that is more self-assured. Here’s what is (and what could be) coming:

Chevrolet’s South Korean-derived city car has been in production since 2009, but only in the U.S. since the summer of 2012; there also is a... [Read More]
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NG Chevy Cruze: Up Close & Personal

Jul 23, 2015 - 4:02 PM - by Perian
It's been difficult thus far to judge what the new generation Cruze will look like in the real world from the released media images.

Here is a video shot in India of an American specification pre-production Cruze Premier (replaces LTZ) model. Take a look and advise your thoughts.

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