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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.
AutoGuide.com
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
PickupTrucks.com
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:



Spark
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
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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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Opel/Vauxhall Astra "Estate" Spied In Europe

Jul 21, 2015 - 12:24 PM - by Diego
The redesigned Astra, best known to Americans as the 2008-09 Saturn Astra, will hit the narrow streets of Europe sometime in 2016. Plenty of information has been released on the upcoming hatchback, but the Sports Tourer version is still in development. Using the same D2XX platform as the all-new Chevrolet Cruze (and the next-generation Buick Verano), the new Opel/Vauxhall Astra is slated to make its official debut at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show.

Click on the below link for spy photos.

New 2016 Opel / Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer Breaks (In) Cover
http://www.carscoops.com/2015/07/new...ra-sports.html

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Chevrolet clears space for a new crossover

Jul 20, 2015 - 2:49 AM - by YEH

Chevrolet clears space for a new crossover

Mike Colias
Automotive News
July 20, 2015 - 12:01 am ET

DETROIT -- General Motors plans to add a new Chevy crossover that will be slotted above the compact Equinox and below the full-size Traverse, according to three people familiar with the plan.

The move underscores how mainstream brands are following the lead of luxury marques by finding inventive ways to fit more flavors of crossovers into their showrooms...

...The coming Chevy model, on the other hand, will be inserted in the middle of the lineup, as a grande plus. And it will require GM to make some adjustments.

Step one will be to downsize the popular Equinox. It will shrink a bit when the next generation appears in early 2017, shifting to the same global compact platform that will underpin the redesigned Chevy Cruze and Opel Astra cars, due out early next year.

That creates more room
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GMI Quick Fang: MY 15 Holden Cruze SRi 6A

Jul 19, 2015 - 7:40 AM - by mikmak
#TheCruzible

Mick McWilliams
GMInsidenews.com
Australia Correspondent

19 July 2015

Presented as the basis of an assault on international markets, the Cruze had mixed success in Asia and Australia. Less convincing was its reception in Europe. Now, after 6 years, the delta Cruze is winding down.

Due to be replaced in some regions, with regional products in the coming months, we see if there are any legs left in Australias unique locally made and tuned 1.6 turbo package.




More pics on Instagram: #TheCruzible
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Order Your 2016 Camaro Starting August 13th

Jul 17, 2015 - 3:30 PM - by Diego


Thanks to CamaroNews.com, we now know that the Camaro and Camaro SS coupes will be available for order starting on August 13, 2015. However, no word when production will begin in the Camaro's new home in Lansing, Michigan.
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