Archives for July 16th, 2013

Updated Chevrolet Captiva to Debut in Geneva, New Cruze Wagon Appears

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A refreshed Chevrolet Captiva crossover makes its global debut next week at the Geneva Motor Show. Joining it in the European Chevy lineup will be the Chevrolet Cruze wagon, the latest Cruze variant we won’t get here in the U.S. The Geneva debut of the updated Captiva represents isn’t the first update Chevy’s given the crossover ...

2014 Chevrolet Impala Features Brand-First Safety Features

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Aside from the obvious reasons of comfort, one of the big selling points of full-size sedans are their reputation for safety, and Chevrolet is giving buyers more reasons than ever to consider the upcoming 2014 Chevrolet Impala. The brand’s full-size sedan flagship (arguably, at least until the rear-drive SS hits showrooms) will feature 10 standard ...

Chevrolet Cruze and Silverado are GM’s Best-Sellers; GM Sales Up To 195,764 Units

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Thanks to all of its brands being up, General Motors saw its sales rise 4.7 percent year-over-year to 195,764 units in October 2012. Interestingly, the two mass-market brands Chevrolet and GMC both stayed relatively flat – the former rising 2.7 percent to 135,305 units and the latter rising 6.2 percent to 33,570 – while both of ...

WOT Four Years Ago: Topless Toyota Prius, Chevrolet Volt Launch On Time, Special Shelby GT40

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May 2, 2008 – Four years ago today, former GM CEO Rick Wagoner confirmed the Chevrolet Volt was on schedule for its projected 2010 launch date, while Ford denied reports of selling off Volvo and Mercury. The Toyota Prius went topless, and Shelby Automotive built a GT40 rolling chassis for Carroll Shelby’s birthday. GM CEO Wagoner: ...

Holden Racing Team VF Commodore Gives Another Preview Of Chevrolet SS

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Australia’s Holden Racing Team revealed its new VF Commodore-based racing car, which will campaign in the V8 Supercars race series. It is closely based on a real Holden VF Commodore sedan that customers can buy — and thus once again previews the 2014 Chevrolet SS debuting this weekend. The Holden VF Commodore forms the basis ...

2014 Chevrolet SS Daytona Debut Highlighted by Reuss Driving Pace Car

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It’s been teased for more than a year, and anticipation was running high for the new Chevrolet SS sedan. GM could barely contain itself, with Holden pulling the sheets off the next-generation VF Commodore just days before the officially-scheduled reveal of the Chevrolet SS. Aside from a few minor details, the Aussie sedan turned ...

Feature Flick: Daytona Ready – 2014 Chevrolet SS Stars in Ads Before Race Weekend

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We knew the 2014 Chevrolet SS race car was going to debut at the 2013 Daytona 500, and the green flag for the race drops this weekend. Chevrolet has already unveiled much of what we want to know about the SS racer and production-ready sedan, and now the automaker has produced two new videos ...

Cocktail Chatter: March 1, 2013

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What cocktails go best with all this car chatter? Automobilemag.com is here to help with weekly recipes. Remember, this is for talking about cars, not driving — always designate a driver. Since many of you, like us, have probably been putting in orders for Girl Scout cookies, we’re drinking something called the Dirty Girl ...