Archives for July 8th, 2013

GM Bringing Chevy Camaro Production Back to the U.S.

image-334
Chevrolet rolled out some big changes to the fourth-generation Chevy Camaro when it debuted in 1993, and one of the biggest was to its birthplace. After 25 years of American production, Camaro manufacturing moved to Sainte-Thérèse, in the Canadian province of Quebec, and remained there for the rest of the car’s life cycle. Then, even ...

GM OnStar Glitch Affects 60,000 Vehicles Including 2013 Chevy Cruze, Equinox

image-720
General Motors has discovered a software issue affecting the OnStar system on about 60,000 vehicles. An Automotive News report says the glitch affects the following model year 2013 cars and crossovers: Chevrolet Cruze, Equinox, and Volt; Cadillac XTS and ATS; Buick Verano; and GMC Terrain. A number of 2012 Cadillac SRX crossovers also have ...

Camry, Fusion, Accord, Malibu, Altima: Which is the best midsize sedan in America?

image-53
What happens when five sleep-deprived, under-caffeinated automotive journalists of varying backgrounds spend a rainy day in and out of five of the best-selling midsize sedans in America? An unconventional but practical road test. That’s what. That’s right. We drove in and around Los Angeles ...

The B-Listers: January 2013 Subcompact Sales – Nissan Versa Takes Gold

image-479
Subcompact cars are not the major market players they are in other markets, but it’s no longer the neglected boneyard of forgotten and stale models it once was. For January 2013, it was a mixed bag, with three models up for the month, and the other eight down. Only one model, the Nissan Versa, broke ...

Official: 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible Headed To Geneva

image-456
Although we already knew to expect it, Chevrolet confirmed today that the 2014 Corvette convertible will debut publicly next month at the Geneva Motor Show. Even though its roof has been chopped off, Chevrolet Corvette chief engineer Tadge Juetcher says the convertible will perform just as well as the coupe. “Every Corvette is designed at ...

Vert-A-Pac train cars kept your Chevy Vega’s price in check

image-159
Our apologies to those who've seen this before, but for the rest of the class, how awesome are these pictures of the Vert-A-Pac shipping system General Motors came up with to ship the Chevrolet Vega back in the 1970s? Developed along with Southern Pacific Railroad, GM was able to double the amount of Vega models ...

Corolla and Civic Beat Focus and Cruze in February 2013 Compact Sales

image-691
The Toyota Corolla and Honda Civic have once again earned the top spots in compact-segment sales for the month of February 2013. The Ford Focus and Chevrolet Cruze performed strong, as well, placing third and fourth. With 24,999 units sold in February 2013, the Toyota Corolla beat every other compact entry in its class. What ...