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Thread of the Day: Ford Fiesta ST, Fiat 500 Abarth, or Chevrolet Sonic RS

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There’s a battle brewing for king of the pint-sized hot hatch segment. For years the Mini Cooper S was the only entrant in the segment, but recently a slew of contenders have joined the fray looking for pint-sized hot hatch supremacy.  First came the Fiat 500 Abarth, then the sporty Chevrolet Sonic RS, and as ...

An Electric Debut: Chevrolet Spark EV to be Unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show

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The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette muscle car may be debuting in Detroit this January, but the Los Angeles auto show will host a new Chevrolet that’s far more efficient: the Spark EV. In Los Angeles at the end of this month, the Chevrolet Spark EV will debut along with the latest version of MyLink, shown first ...

We Hear: Dodge Dart, Lincoln MKS, Cadillac XTS, Chevrolet Spark Not Recommended by Consumer Reports

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Consumer Reports got its hands on four of the newest offerings from Detroit’s Big Three automakers and came away unimpressed. After testing the 2013 Dodge Dart, 2013 Lincoln MKS, 2013 Cadillac XTS, and 2013 Chevrolet Spark, the shopping guide will not recommend any of the four cars. Consumer Reports admitted that the Dart had a lot of ...

Chevrolet Sonic, Buick Verano Production Idled This Week to Reduce Inventory

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In the face of building inventories of unsold vehicles, General Motors temporarily idled production of the Chevrolet Sonic and Buick Verano this week. According to a GM representative, the automaker halted its Lake Orion, Michigan, plant because “we build to demand.” GM is struggling with high inventories of unsold cars across its lineup, despite continuing strong ...

WOT Four Years Ago: 157-MPG Hungarian Hyper-Miler Uses Solar and Pedal Power, GM Postpones Big SUV Redesign

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June 19, 2008 – Four years ago today, General Motors was worried about gas-guzzling SUVs, Suzuki celebrated one million sales of the Swift hatchback after just four years since a redesign, , Hungary-based Antro showed a 157-mpg hyper-miler, and Ferrari bought the ultimate driving simulator. Check out the stories WOT covered four years ago in ...