Archives for August 30th, 2013

First Look: 2014 Chevrolet Silverado Official Specs Released, New High Country Trim Level, 5.3-liter V-8 EcoTec Engine Rated at 23 mpg Highway

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The 2014 Chevrolet Silverado’s full specifications and information were released this evening, and as we heard before, it will feature three all-new engines. We now know though that one mill, the 5.3-liter V-8, is rated at 355 horsepower, and is capable of ...

GM sales chief Batey to be named global head of Chevrolet

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The Wall Street Journal is reporting that General Motors is on the verge of naming current US sales chief, Alan Batey, as the new global head of the Chevrolet brand. Batey has been accruing relevant international experience with GM for quite some time now, holding executive management positions in Europe, Korea, the Middle East and ...

GM to offer 2 years free maintance on most 2014 models

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A day after Ford announced it was scaling back the complimentary maintenance program for its Lincoln brand, General Motors has gone in the completely opposite direction, offering most of its 2014 lineup with free maintenance. Since 2011, Cadillac models have all come with a four-year/50,000-mile complimentary maintenance program, but Chevrolet, Buick and GMC vehicles will ...

Feature Flick: 2014 Chevrolet SS Makes Cameo in Holden Commodore Ad

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In case you’ve forgotten, the 2014 Chevrolet SS is the American-spec version of Australia’s new Holden Commodore. As part of a triumphant new ad for the Commodore, Holden reminds us that, “when shipped to the States, new Commodore becomes our new top-of-the-line Chevrolet sedan.” The 96-second ad regales viewers with the amount of testing and ...

GM to sell rebranded Peugeot vans in US?

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According to a report by France's La Tribune cited by Reuters, General Motors and Peugeot are discussing the possibility of selling PSA Peugeot-Citroën commercial vans in the US through The General's dealership network. While specific models and what brand they may sell under stateside are not immediately clear, the move isn't entirely out of the ...

Hyundai Elantra Leads March Compact Sales

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Honda, Hyundai is knocking at your door. March 2013 sales saw a few major changes in the compact segment, with the Hyundai Elantra moving up to third place, right behind the Toyota Corolla and Honda Civic. A new model might be just around the corner, but that isn’t stopping Toyota from selling Corollas by the bundle; ...