Author Archives: Mary Foust

GM’s Reuss would like a ‘nice, light, rear-drive car that’s inexpensive’

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We'll admit we had to read the quote from General Motors President of North America Mark Reuss a few times just to make sure we weren't missing something obvious. But it is correct – Reuss told Automotive News he'd like 'A really nice, light, rear-drive car that's inexpensive...' to join the Chevrolet line-up. Which means, ...

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray priced from $51,995*

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After months of speculation, Chevrolet has finally revealed the official starting price of the 2014 Corvette Stingray. The base MSRP for the 450-horsepower Stingray Coupe will be $51,995, while the Stingray Convertible will go for $56,995 (*both prices include a $995 destination fee). This means that the price increase from 2013 to 2014 is just ...

Hennessey Details 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Performance Kits

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Hennessey Performance has followed up on its original announcement and revealed details of four performance upgrade kits for the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette. The options comprise two supercharger packages and a pair of twin-turbocharged setups. The standard 6.2-liter V-8 engine in the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette produces 455 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque, or 460 hp and ...

June 2013 Best Sellers by Segment

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Compact Car: Chevrolet Cruze, 32,871 units In a segment often dominated by the tried-and-true Toyota Corolla and Honda Civic, the Chevrolet Cruze surprises selling nearly 33k models. The Honda Civic had managed to grab the top seller for the compact segment last month with 30,268, and the Corolla was the leader the month before. Year to ...

Feature Flick: 2014 Chevrolet Silverado Is Strong

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To promote the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado, General Motors has launched a new ad campaign called “Strong.” The campaign is headlined by a new minute-long commercial of the same name, which will debut on TV on July 4. The ad push starts in Texas because, according to GM, one-sixth of all pickup sales are in that ...

Garage-Built GM LS-based V-12 Built for Airplane, Suburban, Next Bound for 280 Z

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Few have accused the GM LS-series third and fourth-generation small-block V-8s of being underpowered or not big enough. The engine’s near-universal ubiquity as the engine swap of choice for just about anything on four wheels (and some on two) is a testament to the engine’s popularity as a relatively compact and lightweight powerhouse. But for ...

CES 2012: General Motors Adds TuneIn Internet Radio to Select MyLink Systems

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If you’re wondering what the theme resonating through the automotive booths at the Consumer Electronics Show is, we have an answer: smartphone applications. This morning, Ford announced new ways for Sync to improve your love life; Chrysler followed with a gaggle of internet radio streaming services. This afternoon, General Motors added another radio service ...
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