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Chevy Teases Small Spin MPV For Cost-Conscious Brazil, Indonesia

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Chevrolet has released its first teaser photo of the Spin, a new five- or seven-passenger people mover that will be built in Indonesia. The Spin will be sold in Indonesia and Brazil, and possibly in other markets at a later date. The Chevrolet Spin is halfway between a minivan and a crossover, lacking sliding doors but ...

GM OnStar Glitch Affects 60,000 Vehicles Including 2013 Chevy Cruze, Equinox

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General Motors has discovered a software issue affecting the OnStar system on about 60,000 vehicles. An Automotive News report says the glitch affects the following model year 2013 cars and crossovers: Chevrolet Cruze, Equinox, and Volt; Cadillac XTS and ATS; Buick Verano; and GMC Terrain. A number of 2012 Cadillac SRX crossovers also have ...

August Compact Crossover Sales: Ford Escape Takes Huge Lead Over Honda CR-V

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The Honda CR-V should be worried, because the Ford Escape has once again been crowned the best selling CUV on a month-to-month basis. It’s been a close race between the two, but the Escape was way ahead of its closest rival in August, getting closer to the class-leading Japanese CUV’s year-to-date sales. With 28,188 Escapes sold ...

Top 10 Slowest 0-60 MPH Vehicles Motor Trend Tested in 2012

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Many of the vehicles we tested in 2012 made the 0-60 mph sprint feel more like a leisurely Sunday cruise. Not ever vehicle we test has an ultra-complex launch control system, but whether we’re talking about a small hybrid hatchback or an all-wheel-drive crossover, plenty of Motor Trend-tested vehicles took their time down the drag ...

2012 Paris: Chevrolet Trax Subcompact Crossover Debuts with Global Aspirations

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Although the Chevrolet Trax subcompact crossover debuts at the 2012 Paris Motor Show this week, the automaker has no plans to sell the mini-crossover in the U.S. but it will be sold in 140 countries around the world. The Chevrolet Trax is 1.3 inches shorter than the mechanically related 2013 Buick Encore but identical in width and ...

We Hear: Chevrolet Will Update or Release 13 New Models in 2013

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Hold on to your bowties, everybody: Chevrolet will update or introduce 13 new models in 2013, according to some statements made this week in Detroit. We’ve collected each and every one of them for you below. The Detroit Free Press reports that GM says it will refresh or release 13 new models next year, saying that ...

SUV Sales Stars: GM Produces One Millionth Chevrolet Equinox, GMC Terrain Crossover

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GM is celebrating a milestone this week, as a very special 2013 GMC Terrain Denali rolled off the line at the automaker’s CAMI plant. The quicksilver metallic Denali is the one millionth vehicle to be produced on the small SUV platform that also underpins the Chevrolet Equinox. Both the Equinox and Terrain are strong contenders in ...

Thread of the Day: What is the Most Attractive Practical Car?

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Enthusiasts can get excited over a vehicle’s performance numbers or overall value, but today we want to know which vehicle best combines practicality with eye-catching style. A Toyota Sienna SE minivan may be practical, but even with 19-inch wheels and a body kit, few would argue it’s one of the most attractive vehicles on the ...

Chevrolet Brings Forbidden Fruit to 2013 Detroit Auto Show – Which Would You Buy?

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The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette and 2014 Chevrolet Silverado may have been the brand’s big reveals at this year’s Detroit auto show, but the U.S. lineup’s global friends came along to share the stage. We got a look at the buffet of international flavors, from a seven-seat people-mover to a budget-minded subcompact hatchback. If any of ...

Recalls: 2007-2009 Chevrolet Cobalt, Equinox Fuel Pump; 2012 Nissan Frontier, Pathfinder Wheel Hub

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General Motors is recalling 2007-2009 model year Chevrolet Cobalt and Pontiac G5 models, and 2007 model Chevrolet Equinox and Pontiac Torrent models, and the 2007 Saturn Ion for a faulty fuel pump on units sold in Arizona, California, Florida, Nevada, and Texas. Nissan is also recalling 2012 model year Frontier, Xterra and Pathfinder two-wheel-drive models ...