Author Archives: Devorah Ramirez

Chevy Silverado, GMC Sierra 4.3-liter EcoTec3 V6 nets 18 mpg city, 24 highway

There is no doubting that fuel economy has become an important factor in the highly competitive fullsize truck market, with the Ford F-150 EcoBoost V6 and Pentastar V6-powered Ram 1500 setting quite a precedent in recent years. Now it's General Motors' turn. The General has just announced that the new base V6 used in the ...

GM recalls over 230,000 more Trailblazer-family SUVs over door electronics

Back in August, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced a recall on the General Motors GMT360 SUVs (Buick Rainier, Chevrolet Trailblazer, GMC Envoy, Isuzu Ascender and Saab 9-7X) ranging from the 2005 to 2007 model years and the 2006 GMT370 SUVs (Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT and GMC Envoy XL) due to potential fires associated with ...

OnStar’s First Assist Gets Emergency Medical Dispatch Accreditation

OnStar is the first non-emergency service to be recognized by the International Academies of Emergency Dispatch as a Medical Accredited Center of Excellence. The First Assist program allows specially trained emergency advisers to provide Emergency Medical Dispatch services to drivers and passengers ...

Corvette Stingray designer lists five goals of new exterior shape

Redesigning an icon is a difficult task, especially when you've got a blank sheet of paper in front of you and the all-new C7 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is intended to be your final objective. General Motors has released a new short video featuring Kirk Bennion of the Corvette's exterior design team, talking about the challenges of ...

Ford Escape Rules June Compact Crossover Sales

June was a tough month for the Honda CR-V, as the Japanese CUV couldn’t keep up to the Ford Escape. The Escape sold 28,694 units, leaving the CR-V in second yet again with 26,562 units. Locked in third is the Chevrolet Equinox with 23,645 units, while Toyota’s RAV4 couldn’t quite catch up with 20,540 units, even ...
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