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Holden Special Vehicles Unveils Race Cars for India, Says KERS Tech on the Way

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Holden Special Vehicles (HSV) is looking to fill a growing need for race cars in India (the country just hosted its second Formula 1 race last weekend). General Motors’ Australia-based performance division has just unveiled a new race car that will be shipped to India by the end of the year. If that weren’t enough, ...

2013 Chevrolet Impala To Continue As Fleet-Only Model

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After the all-new 2014 Chevrolet Impala goes on sale late next month, the current Impala will still remain in production. The car will be renamed the 2014 Chevrolet Impala Limited and will be a fleet-only vehicle. Chevrolet Impala spokesman Chad Lyons confirmed the decision to us after brand marketing chief Chris Perry made the announcement ...

Oct. Compact Crossover Sales: Honda CR-V Takes Number One Spot from Ford Escape

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October belonged to the Honda CR-V, which regained its top spot from the Ford Escape, with 20,205 copies sold. It’s still a tight race though, as the Ford Escape trailed the CR-V in October by less than 900 units, at 19,832 CUVs sold. Escape sales declined from August (28,188 units) to September (23,148 copies), and ...

GM won’t sell 2014 Chevrolet SS in Canada

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Allow us to be the first to extend our condolences to our friends to the north. General Motors has announced the 2014 Chevrolet SS will not be available in Canada. The Globe and Mail reports the automaker has confirmed the high-performance sedan won't hit Canadian dealers, though GM hasn't offered up any reasoning as to ...

Terrifying IIHS Video Shows What Happens When a Sedan Crashes Into a Big Rig

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When a 2010 Chevrolet Malibu crashes into the back of a big rig, we all know which vehicle will emerge with more damage. As part of a new report, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has released a striking video that demonstrates what happens when a car traveling 35 mph makes contact with the back ...

Gangster Squad Goes Old School with a Custom 1939 Chevrolet Master Deluxe

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What better way to celebrate a Gangster movie than with a gangster car? That is exactly what the massive production house Warner Bros. was thinking when they teamed up with local Los Angeles street art sensation Mister Cartoon. On the outside, the highly customized 1939 Chevrolet Master Deluxe has been upgraded with a Bentley Black ...

More Corvette Stingray Factoids: Vanishing panel gaps and 26-mpg LT1

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During January's Detroit Auto Show, we managed a longer than expected wandering tag-team interview with C7 Corvette chief engineering exec Tadge Juechter (pictured above), and LT1 engine boss Jordan Lee (pictured below). They are, quite honestly, two of the very nicest bigshot lads to ever walk the engineering corridors of an American manufacturer. Both are ...