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  1. Global Chevrolet News
    General Motors is stopping production of the Chevrolet Corvette for the rest of the week after Mexican suppliers once again found themselves having to contend with the pandemic. While Johnson & Johnson's Janssen unit has been given the go ahead to begin late stage trials for its coronavirus...
  2. Global Chevrolet News
    If you're hoping to watch a base (or near enough) Corvette outperform a top-of-the-line Mustang, I'm afraid you'll be disappointed. 760 hp and the full might of Ford's pony car division do, in fact, make a pretty quick car. But it's a testament to Chevy's engineers that the Corvette can hang...
  3. Global Chevrolet News
    A sales member at a Canadian Chevrolet dealership has taken to YouTube to tell customers that production at Bowling Green is shutting down. The shut down will stop the flow of C8 Corvettes and comes as a result of parts shortages, according to the video embedded below. The sales member, Morgan...
  4. Global Chevrolet News
    Automakers are notoriously tight-lipped about future products, keeping the new models secret until the appropriate time. And then along comes former vice president and current Democratic nominee for president Joe Biden, a man who is known for the occasional gaffe. He was speaking in Warren...
  5. Global Chevrolet News
    Production of the C8 Corvette will accelerate thanks to a second shift on the line. With that, customers may start receiving their Corvettes sooner than expected. The second shift started on August 31, according to reports, and has, predictably, sped up production. Chevrolet was building 95...
  6. Automotive Industry & GM News
    A new report, backed up by GM, claims the Corvette's engineering team will set up shop in the General's exhaust-free autonomous and electric vehicles program come September. Citing an internal source, corvetteforum.com revealed Thursday that the Corvette Engineering team will be moved from the...
  7. Global Chevrolet News
    Owners of the newly mid-engined Chevrolet Corvette might notice a new message greeting them this week, now that a solution to a recent recall concerning the 2020 C8 'Vette's "frunk" appears to be underway. C8 owners have complained of their front-end trunk's (frunk's) lid opening while on the...
  8. Global Chevrolet News
    Love the mid-engined Corvette but can't really afford it? Good news, you may be able to get one for the low, low price of $200. That's because the National Corvette Museum is raffling it off. The Corvette in question is the 1,750,000th Corvette ever produced and pays tribute to the first, being...
  9. Global Chevrolet News
    The death of Holden has left Australians unsure as to how exactly GM vehicles will be sold, if at all. But there's good news for those wallaby-loving fans of tire smoke, the C8 Corvette will be sold in Australia. Although Holden had confirmed that the C8 would be making its way down under, GM's...
  10. Global Chevrolet News
    Mark Reuss will get another chance to set the pace in a Corvette. But this time it won't be at Belle Isle. The GM president will take the C8 around the brickyard for the Indy 500. Endowed with the Z51 package and finished in Torch Red with Carbon Flash exterior accents. "It's truly an honor to...
  11. Global Chevrolet News
    This is as much a clerical update as it is a scoop but since the concepts of electricity and Corvette in such close proximity, it felt worth mentioning. GM has refiled to trademark the name E-Ray with the US Patent and Trademark Office. The name, about which we have no official details, but...
  12. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Chevy's engineers are very clever. And while we're not suggesting that they're infallible, it's important to consider the reasoning behind their decisions before criticizing it. That's kind of the tack Jason Fenske takes in his latest Engineering Explained video on the so-called flaws of the C8...
  13. Automotive Industry & GM News
    To date, there are five complaints filed with NHTSA about the C8 Corvette's frank flying open at speed. After an investigation, GM doesn't think the issue is mechanical. Asked by midenginecorvetteforum.com about the issue, GM responded that it was investigating reports of frunks "being...
  14. Automotive Industry & GM News
    When the C8 came out, we heard all about the advantages of a mid-engine layout. Actually, a rear-mid-engine layout. Now, we're getting some evidence of the advantage of having the weight over the rear wheels. The latest video evidence comes from Canada's Throttle House. The channel pitted the...
  15. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Ward's Auto has been handing out awards for a long time and although you may be most familiar for their list of greatest engines, that's not the award the C8 won yesterday. No, instead the C8 Corvette has best named the winner of its 10 Best Interiors competition. The interior of the C8 has...
  16. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Some of the people who ordered a 2020 Corvette will, unfortunately, be disappointed as Chevrolet says it won't be able to complete every order it has taken. Chevrolet will work with customers to get them a car, though it might be a 2021 model. That's according to Chevrolet spokesperson, Kevin...
  17. Automotive Industry & GM News
    The upcoming Z06 Corvette will benefit from a host of improvements that should combine to give it more of a European supercar feel than the American sportscar feel it currently. Big, sticky Michelins, active aerodynamics, and a special exhaust setup designed to change the pitch of the engine...
  18. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Chevrolet was planning to raise the price of the Corvette ever so slightly for the 2021 model year. Following the pandemic and production delays, the company has reportedly decided not to raise the price. Chevrolet wants "to do the right thing by our customers," according to Tadge Juechter, the...
  19. Global Chevrolet News
    Chevrolet is back to building C8 Corvettes, and it looks like we'll still get a decent number of 2020 model year cars despite the strike and the COVID-19 shutdown, but one of the coolest options is going away. The High Wing Spoiler, says a new report from Corvetteblogger.com, is not making it...
  20. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Chevrolet will reportedly resume production of the C8 Corvette today and that the cars produced will be MY2020. Production of MY2021 Corvettes will reportedly start on November 2. The question of whether or not Chevrolet would bother to make any more 2020 Corvettes was raised following the...
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