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  1. Global Buick News
    Missing bolts are the cause of a GM recall of 194,105 vehicles in the US. The vehicles being recalled were built between 2018 and 2020. The missing fastener could lead to a transmission oil leak and, ultimately, to a loss of power. Documents filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety...
  2. Global Chevrolet News
    As EVs become ever more popular, their practicality and ease of use grow, too. Meaning that conversions and crate motors will become increasingly popular, or so GM is betting. And to figure out if they're right, they've built the K5 Blazer-E. Complete with a 60 kWh battery pack and a 200 hp...
  3. Automotive Industry & GM News
    When it comes to new car love, there aren't many ways to quantify it. That doesn't stop J.D. Power from trying, of course, with their annual Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study. And while none of its brands topped their segments, several General Motors brands finished high...
  4. Global Chevrolet News
    Back when it was new, the Blazer was a lot of truck for its size. But it cost a lot, too. As part of an accelerated program of retro review releases, Motor Trend has shared its review of the 1983 Chevrolet S10 Blazer. Ultimately well-reviewed, the Blazer was a capable, cute off-roader with...
  5. Automotive Industry & GM News
    A new report showcases why we love the aftermarket so very much for delivering the vehicles that OEMs aren't willing to. Like strapping a supercharger on to create a version of the new Blazer with performance to match the looks. Lingenfelter Performance Engineering, the company that has given...
  6. Automotive Industry & GM News
    The UAW GM strike is affecting the automaker's operations outside of the US, despite the two sides reaching a tentative agreement last week. The latest is a stoppage of production of the 2020 Chevrolet Blazer. That new model is built in Mexico, but that doesn't mean that all of the components...
  7. Automotive Industry & GM News
    If you're looking for a Trailblazer with a little more personality, you might in luck. General Motors has applied for a trademark to register "Chevrolet Trailblazer Activ" with the United States Patent Office. The application, first written about by GM Authority, is for automobiles and "motor...
  8. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Sleeper enthusiasts have a space in their heart reserved for General Motors. While the company's most famous performance vehicles have typically been difficult to ignore, there was an era where some of its meanest models flew below the radar. This peaked in 1991 with the GMC Syclone pickup and...
  9. Automotive Industry & GM News
    The jury's out on whether General Motors will foist an SS version of its new-for-2019 Chevrolet Blazer on Americans, but some consumers stand to get an XL. An extended version of the midsize crossover is in development, adding enough mass to the vehicle's rear for the automaker to squeeze in an...
  10. Automotive Industry & GM News
    It's the 50th anniversary of the K5 Blazer as we know it, but the history of the name stretches back farther still. As reported by Hagerty in an excellent piece on the topic, Chevy had been planning a completely different Blazer in 1967 before the hated bean counters stepped in and stopped it...
  11. Automotive Industry & GM News
    With an already quite sizeable trunk, it wouldn't take much to add a third row to the new Blazer. And that's reportedly exactly what Chevy has planned. GM Authority, citing unnamed sources, reports that Chevrolet is looking to turn its FNR-CarryAll concept into a three-row Blazer as soon as...
  12. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Chevy isn't just bringing back retro nameplates here in its home market. Sure, the Blazer is set to appear in this country next year, while the Malibu and Impala have been back for ages. Over in China, GM is dusting off two more nameplates - the CarryAll for a crossover and Monza for a sedan...
  13. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Everyone's getting in on the SUV action, including famed builders Ringbrothers who have stuffed a K5 full of horsepower and off-road treats. As posted on their Instagram feed and shown here, their latest build is a K5 Blazer with all manner of burly and go-fast goodies. According to those in...
  14. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Despite an attractively low starting price, Chevrolet appears to have learned a trick from the Germans and will charge you considerably for your options, according to a report from carsdirect.com. The site reports that order guides show prices for the highest volume trim levels starting closer...
  15. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Thanks to a deep dive into the 2019 fleet order guide, we can tell you a bit more about the option combinations available in the upcoming 2019 Chevy Blazer. Most gearheads know the Blazer is returning for 2019 and while it isn't a body-on-frame off-road bruiser like most of us hoped, it does...
  16. Automotive Industry & GM News
    The 2019 Chevrolet Blazer will start at $29,995 including destination when it goes on sale in January. That price is for entry-level Blazer L models, which come standard with a 193 hp 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine, a nine-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive. An 8-inch color...
  17. Automotive Industry & GM News
    It's the '70s all over again. An oil crisis looms, the big three are caught up in a horsepower war, and small Japanese vehicles are gaining market share. By 2023, Bloomberg reports that US automakers' share of the crossover market will fall to 35%. In 2005, at Detroit's crossover peak, its...
  18. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Late last week, GM dropped a few hints before finally dropping the actual product - a new Chevy Blazer. Reaction was swift to the name being hammered onto a vehicle designed as a competitor to the Ford Edge instead of to a ladder-framed off-roader.  Today, we donned our fallout suits and waded...
  19. Automotive Industry & GM News
    The new Chevrolet Blazer is the hot-ticket auto creating the most buzz right now, but it's also generating mild controversy. Many who remember the original were more than a little disappointed seeing the name affixed to a unibody crossover with front-drive origins. While mainstream shoppers...
  20. Automotive Industry & GM News
    The 2019 Chevrolet Blazer has made its debut, marking the return of the iconic General Motors nameplate after a 24-year hiatus. Taking after the Chevrolet FNR-X concept, the 2019 Blazer has a sporty outward appearance with narrow LED headlights, a large black grille and a couple-like...
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