Archives for July 4th, 2013

Chevrolet Cruze, Sonic Lead GM September Sales Gains, Silverado and Tahoe Down

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It’s a small victory, but General Motors will take it – overall sales last month totaled 210,245 units, an increase of 1.5 percent compared to September 2011, despite a 56-percent drop in large pickup truck fleet sales. Picking up the slack, however, were sales of GM small cars, which were up a combined 97 percent. Buick ...

2013 Chevrolet Spark EPA-Rated at 28/37 MPG Automatic, 32/38 MPG Manual

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The 2013 Chevrolet Spark now has official EPA mileage numbers to accompany its $12,995 base price. The 2013 Spark with a four-speed automatic is good for 28/37 mpg city/highway while the 2013 Spark with the five-speed manual is rated 32/38 mpg. Those fuel economy numbers may not be class-leading, but the 2013 Spark’s $12,995 base price ...

2014 Chevrolet Colorado Plant Expansions Begin This Week in Missouri

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The 2014 Chevrolet Colorado is inching towards production this week, as GM will break ground today on a plant expansion in Wentzville, Missouri that will allow the plant to produce the new midsize truck. We should note first that the pickup in question is the new Chevrolet Colorado, an all-new model that will replace the current ...

Forgiato Unveils New “Winking” DiFalco Grille for 2012-2013 Chevrolet Camaro

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The Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 is one of the finest pieces of American muscle on the road, boasting such engineering feats as magnetorheological dampers and a 580-hp supercharged V-8 engine. Forgiato wants you to add one more engineering tweak to the mix: a grille featuring shuttered, LED-accented headlight covers. We acknowledge that there are people who will ...

We Hear: Chevrolet Will Update or Release 13 New Models in 2013

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Hold on to your bowties, everybody: Chevrolet will update or introduce 13 new models in 2013, according to some statements made this week in Detroit. We’ve collected each and every one of them for you below. The Detroit Free Press reports that GM says it will refresh or release 13 new models next year, saying that ...

GM’s Akerson Wants Lighter Cars, 200-Mile Electrics

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At a conference in Texas, General Motors CEO Dan Akerson said his company would build lighter cars and would develop an electric car that can drive 200 miles per charge. The pronouncements were part of an ambitious speech outlining GM’s plans to produce more efficient, environmentally friendly cars. Akerson said that thanks to the implementation ...

SUV Sales Stars: GM Produces One Millionth Chevrolet Equinox, GMC Terrain Crossover

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GM is celebrating a milestone this week, as a very special 2013 GMC Terrain Denali rolled off the line at the automaker’s CAMI plant. The quicksilver metallic Denali is the one millionth vehicle to be produced on the small SUV platform that also underpins the Chevrolet Equinox. Both the Equinox and Terrain are strong contenders in ...