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How Does the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel Stack Up Against the Chevette Diesel?

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Nearly thirty years ago, you could have walked into the local Chevrolet dealership and ordered a Chevette CS two-door hatchback with an Isuzu-sourced 1.8-liter diesel inline-four for $6152. That’d be roughly $13,000 in 2013 currency — today, you could get a brand-new, base Nissan Versa with more safety equipment and trunk space. A four-door hatch ...

Out of Juice: Electric Version of Opel Adam Cancelled for Cost Reasons

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Plans for an electric version of the Opel Adam have been axed, according to Automotive News. High costs have reportedly forced Opel executives to abandon the EV subcompact, which made it to the prototype stage using tech from the upcoming Chevrolet Spark EV. “It was a business decision,” said Dieter Metz, the Adam’s chief engineer, to ...

Top 10 Vehicles that Deserve Two-Door Coupe Variants

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Not as many two-door coupes are available today as there once were, and we think that’s a shame. From a subcompact four-door hatchback to a pricey and powerful luxury SUV, we’ve found 10 gaps in the new car market where we’d like to see two-door variants of four-door sedans, hatchbacks, and SUVs. While a handful ...

2012 Paris: Opel Adam is the Show’s Tiny Fashionista

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Add the upcoming Opel Adam to the list of premium, A-segment microcars entering the international automotive market. Like most cars in the segment, what the Adam lacks in oomph it attempts to make up for with quirky styling and loud colors. The Opel Adam makes its official world debut at the 2012 Paris Motor Show and ...

Video Find: Chevrolet Finds New Roads in Ad With 2014 Corvette, Impala

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Whether you love it or hate it, Chevrolet’s “Find New Roads” ad campaign is in full swing with a new 90-second video featuring the all-new 2014 Corvette and 2014 Impala. Also starring in the ad is the Volt plug-in hybrid, Sonic hatchback, Spark city car, and a robotic dog. First we see the robotic dog chasing ...

Top 10 Most Expensive to Insure 2012 Model Year Cars Under $20,000

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We shared good news last week: the top 10 vehicles under $20,000 that are the least expensive to insure. You might be able to trim monthly costs reading it before deciding which car to buy, but there’s more to the story than just featuring 10 of the least expensive to insure 2012 model year vehicles ...

New Chevrolet Volt App Calculates Charging Cost, Total EV Miles Driven

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Soon Chevrolet Volt owners will be able to keep track of more personal driving stats thanks to a new OnStar app called EcoHub. The new app allows Chevrolet Volt owners to calculate charging costs of the Volt’s batteries relative to the total electrical use in the home. Volt owners can use the app to track ...

Chevrolet’s New Tagline: Find New Roads Replaces Chevy Runs Deep – With Poll

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GM’s controversial “Chevy Runs Deep” tagline attempted to capture the nostalgia of the brand’s roots, but now Chevrolet will “Find New Roads.” With the Chevrolet brand making recent strides in global growth – the automaker says sales have increased 38 percent since the Cruze’s launch in 2009 – leading to the bow-tie brand’s new slogan: ...

Our Cars: 2011 Chevrolet Volt – Final Efficiency Findings

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With nary a whisper, our long-term Chevrolet Volt has left the building, abdicating the post where it had made fast friends with an AeroVironment Level 2 charger. After much consideration, I can’t honestly say I’d ever buy a Volt (in its current guise, at least) for my own garage. However, I unreservedly deem this extended-range electric ...

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

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When it comes to chest-beating and proclamations of vehicular superiority, the 0-60 mph acceleration time is the go-to metric for straight-line enthusiasts worldwide. It’s hard to fault, really – there’s nothing quite like the brute force of launching a car from a dead stop to 60 mph. Which are both perfectly legal speeds in the ...