Archives for July 20th, 2013

Feature Flick: Chevrolet Goes Wacky With Latest Find New Roads Commercial

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What do robotic dogs, alien spaceships, and jealous sepia-tinged neighbors have in common? They’re all featured in a new Chevrolet commercial called “Find New Roads Anthem.” The new spot uses Chevrolet’s “Find New Roads” tagline, which replaces the long-running “Chevy Runs Deep.” The video shows a family ushering their daughter and robotic puppy into a ...

2012 Paris: Opel Adam is the Show’s Tiny Fashionista

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Add the upcoming Opel Adam to the list of premium, A-segment microcars entering the international automotive market. Like most cars in the segment, what the Adam lacks in oomph it attempts to make up for with quirky styling and loud colors. The Opel Adam makes its official world debut at the 2012 Paris Motor Show and ...

Recalls: 54,686 Chevrolet, GMC, Cadillac Trucks and SUVs for Steering Column Issue

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GM is recalling 55,000 2013-model-year Chevrolet, GMC, and Cadillac trucks and SUVs for a potential problem relating to the steering column. The Problem: On certain General Motors trucks and SUVs built in November and December 2012, the parking-lock cable may be fractured or the lock actuator may not have been built correctly. That means that a ...

GM to make most cars LTE hotspots for 2015

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General Motors isn't the first automaker to deliver in-car Internet access, but a proposed plan announced today could make the technology more widespread than any of its competitors have offered. By the 2015 model year, most Chevrolet, Buick, Cadillac and GMC products in the US and Canada will offer 4G LTE mobile broadband access. Initially, ...

Feature Flick: 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Defies Convention

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In case you already forgot about the biggest debut of the Detroit auto show, Chevrolet has released another vide of the 2014 Corvette. In this clip, we have a brief chance to hear the sports car’s 6.2-liter LT1 V-8 engine as it tackles a race track. The video doesn’t add much that we didn’t already ...

Priced: 2013 Chevy Camaro ZL1 Convertible Starts at $60,445, 1LE at $37,035

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The intensity of the pony car wars has risen to a fever pitch, as GM is readying two high-performance models for launch, the 2013 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Convertible and 2013 Camaro 1LE. Now, both cars have received price tags, with the Camaro ZL1 convertible starting at $60,445, and the Mustang Boss-rivaling Camaro 1LE starting at ...

2013 Chevrolet Malibu Helps Complete Ecologic Full House

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Chevrolet—which is building a fairly strong record of environmental-friendliness, especially on the car side of the business—has taken another step in the right direction: With showroom models like the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu now wearing “Ecologic” window stickers, Chevy has become the first automotive brand to display third-party-verified environmental data across its entire lineup. It’s the culmination ...

Detroit 2013: Out of the Woods With Mark Reuss

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DETROIT — Cadillac’s new ATS, which won the North American Car of the Year award at the North American International Auto Show Monday morning, was developed during “a really hard time for the company,” says General Motors North American President Mark Reuss. That makes its success even sweeter, he says, though Reuss is happy ...

Depleted: Tony Posawatz, Key Developer for Chevy Volt, Retires from GM

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Tony Posawatz, a key developer of the Chevy Volt who first thought of the car as a “science-fair project,” is retiring from General Motors, Automotive News reports. He has served as the Volt’s vehicle line director since 2006. Posawatz told Automotive News he hopes to continue working in the automotive industry, but has “decided to take ...