Author Archives: Ester Brown

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

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 ...

Cadillac, Buick and Chevy decisions impacted by worries abroad

European Concerns Drive GM, But Beware Of The French Connection GM's bid to rationalize Europe will impact the products that will be offered domestically. It seems that Europe is defining the future of General Motors more so than its home North American market. Having axed Saturn, Pontiac and Hummer, GM has done a fairly good job of ...

GM April 2013 Sales Rise 11 Percent

General Motors posted an 11.4-percent sales gain in April, selling 237,646 vehicles. All four of the GM brands saw car sales increase last month compared to April 2012. Winner: Chevrolet Silverado — 39,395 sales, up 28.1 percent Even though buyers know that the all-new 2014 Chevrolet Silverado goes on sale later this year, they still snapped up ...

Autoblog Podcast #339

Farewell, Zach Bowman; Pikes Peak 2013; Datsun; 2014 Ram lineup Episode #339 of the Autoblog Podcast is here, and it's the last rodeo for Zach Bowman before he departs for other pastures. The crew this week consists of Dan Roth, Zach Bowman and Jeff Ross, who talk about the astounding records set at this year's Pike's ...

GM Reveals Fuel Economy for 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra’s 4.3-Liter V-6

GM recently unveiled the power figures and EPA estimates for the optional 5.3-liter EcoTec3 V-8 that will power its all-new Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups. Now, it is taking the wrappers off of the info for the 4.3-liter EcoTec3 V-6s that will serve as the standard engines in both pickups. The new V-6 engine cranks ...
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