Archives for July 10th, 2013

We Hear: Army and Navy Buying Chevrolet Volts for Domestic Use

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The Chevrolet Volt is taking on a new challenge: serving on U.S. military bases around the country. While the Volt electric car won’t be tasked with combat duty, it will help the military reduce its dependence on fossil fuels for short trips. In July, the Marine Corps base in Miramar, California acquired two Chevrolet Volts that ...

Ford Interceptor Meets Chevrolet Caprice PPV and Dodge Charger Pursuit in Latest WOT Video

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Now that the Taurus-based Ford Interceptor replaced the body-on-frame Crown Victoria for police duty, the automaker faces stiff competition from the Dodge Charger Pursuit and Chevrolet Caprice PPV. Detroit editor Todd Lassa gives an exclusive look at the police cruiser market on this episode of Wide Open Throttle. How do the three black and whites stack ...

The 2014 Chevrolet SS sedan is for drivers who value performance above all else

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The car you see above is the 2014 Chevrolet SS, and it's important both because it is the first rear-wheel-drive performance sedan from Chevy in 17 years, and because it will be the nameplate the brand uses on NASCAR tracks all across the country starting this year. Though it wears a name as American as baseball ...

Chevrolet Corvette to Celebrate 60th Anniversary at Petersen Museum

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The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is set to celebrate 60 years – well, 59 years, if we ignore the fact that there wasn’t a 1983 Corvette. Nevertheless, the gearheads at Los Angeles’ famed Petersen Automotive Museum will be holding the 60th Anniversary Corvette Celebration, which will feature the West Coast debut of the new 2014 ...

CAW Reaches Tentative Agreement with GM, Deal Matches Ford’s

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Following Ford’s deal earlier this week, General Motors has reached a tentative agreement with the Canadian Auto Workers union (CAW). Talks ended after nearly three days of negotiation, The Detroit News reports, and the deal mirrors the one struck with Ford. The tentative agreement will create or maintain 1750 Canadian jobs over the contract’s four-year span, ...