Archives for October 21st, 2013

2014 GMC Sierra and Chevrolet Silverado to Net 285 Horsepower From New V-6 Engine

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All of the major truck makers have been posturing as having the most powerful V-8 engines, fuel-efficient, turbocharged engines, and some sort of tow rating that’s enough to shame yesteryear’s commercial vehicles. Yet, there’s been little talk about V-6s, especially from General Motors, ...

Rumors Video Roundup: Tesla Model S Tests, Wacky Peugeot Races, Audi S4 Gets Flogged

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This week’s Rumors Video Roundup has a little something for everyone. If you’re a Francophile, we have a zany ad from Peugeot’s Brazilian agency pitting the 208 against some unusual rivals, the Tesla Model S’s performance gets measured both at the track and in kindergarten, and archrivals Ferrari and Porsche duke it out at, where ...

The 250-MPH Slap Fight: Bugatti Claims Fastest Convertible Title After Losing World Record

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This week has proved to be one of tribulation and triumph for Bugatti. Its multimillion-dollar Veyron Super Sport lost its 267.8-mph world record this week after Guinness World Records found out the car is electronically limited to just 258 mph for the buying public. That ...

2013 Chevy Volt gets $4,000-off incentive, more if you’re leasing a competitor’s vehicle

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There was a time not too long ago when General Motors would've been happy with 1,500 Chevrolet Volt sales per month. Apparently, that time has passed. GM is apparently looking to goose sales of its extended-range plug-in by offering rebates of as much as $4,000 per vehicle, Inside EVs says, after finding the discount on Chevy's ...

General Motors Hoping to Gain Market Share On Dominant Toyota in Indonesia

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Every day, a story comes out about growth of car sales in emerging markets. From ultra-luxury brands to entry-level basic transportation, the potential upside growth in emerging economies has brought these former sales backwaters to the forefront of industry attention. Toyota is a dominant player in many emerging markets, but perhaps nowehere as dominant as ...

General Motors Makes Investment for 2015 Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon

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General Motors is investing $133 million into its Wentzville, Missouri assembly and stamping plant this week. The additional investment will create or retain 55 jobs and will help the facility prepare to build the upcoming 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and 2015 GMC Canyon midsize pickups. The new investment will go toward the addition of a third stamping ...