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 |  Jul 21 2014, 3:04 PM

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The next-generation Chevrolet Malibu is shaping up to be one stylish sedan.

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 |  Jul 20 2014, 7:03 AM

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Rumored since the Chevrolet SS debuted, two much needed features will be heading to the sports sedan’s equipment list for 2015.

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 |  Jul 17 2014, 7:32 AM

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There’s an unannounced change heading to the 2015 Chevrolet Volt.

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 |  Jul 11 2014, 3:31 PM

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As the Chevrolet Volt nears the end of its current generation, the Automaker has added subtle changes for the 2015 model year.

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 |  Jul 08 2014, 3:39 PM

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GM has recalled nearly 29 million vehicles this year, but the company is refusing to recall another 6 million pickup trucks that have brake line issues. 

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 |  Jul 03 2014, 9:03 AM

The Workhorse Not-So-Minivan

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Vehicle Overview

After a decade on the market, General Motor’s “mid-size” vans received their one and only update for the 1996 model year. The short wheelbase version of the van was dropped this year and styling was modified to better resemble the larger full-size GM vans. Base model Astros/Safaris featured a utilitarian front end complete with sealed beam headlights while higher trim models featured a more modern look with stacked horizontal headlights.

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 |  Jun 24 2014, 3:14 PM

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Chevrolet is gearing up to sell its Cruze compact car in China, and the brand has released photos showing the car’s new interior. 

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 |  Jun 06 2014, 5:55 AM

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06

The only production cars that will offer more horsepower than the new 2015 Corvette Z06 will be a handful of exotics, most of which cost over a million dollars.

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 |  Jun 05 2014, 1:54 PM

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Hertz Rent-a-Car is expanding its Dream Car and Adrenaline Collection.

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 |  Jun 05 2014, 7:32 AM

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Rather than issuing a recall, General Motors is extending its warranty coverage on the Chevrolet ZL1 Camaro and Cadillac CTS-V after discovering a flaw with certain superchargers.

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 |  May 30 2014, 10:02 AM

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Chevrolet dealers will begin taking delivery of the 2015 Corvette Stingray in September with enhancements over the previous model year.

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 |  May 22 2014, 10:32 AM

Terms of Endearment


Top 10 Worst Vehicle Nicknames

Like ‘em or not, nicknames are a way of life. Perhaps you were called four eyes as a child because of your glasses. If your teeth were bedazzled with braces train tracks may have been a more appropriate term of endearment.

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 |  May 15 2014, 9:15 AM

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General Motors is shifting more of its batteries to in-house production and that will directly benefit the Spark EV.

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 |  May 02 2014, 8:32 AM

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Who said the manual transmission was dead? Chevrolet Corvette buyers sure doesn’t think so.

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 |  Apr 29 2014, 7:43 PM

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Chevrolet has introduced the latest addition to its Special Service Vehicle (SSV) lineup.

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 |  Apr 27 2014, 9:02 AM

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Through the magic of social media, some stories have a life of their own. We’ve compiled a list of this week’s most shared stories through Facebook, Twitter and Google+.

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 |  Apr 26 2014, 1:25 PM

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Would a manual transmission make the Chevrolet SS that much more exciting?

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 |  Apr 25 2014, 3:09 PM

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Special edition models offer customers some unique style, and the 2015 Chevy Corvette is getting a pair of ocean-inspired packages. 

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 |  Apr 22 2014, 8:00 PM

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has opened an investigation on the Chevrolet Impala.

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 |  Apr 17 2014, 11:37 AM

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Chevrolet just couldn’t let the compact crossover segment grow without its own entry.

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 |  Apr 15 2014, 5:38 PM

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Despite all reports to the contrary, the Chevrolet Trax is now coming to the U.S.

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 |  Apr 11 2014, 12:32 PM

Ask AutoGuide No. 43


Ask AutoGuide No. 43

The large, rear-wheel-drive sedan is a uniquely American phenomenon. Like bison, they used to roam free across the continent in an enormous herd that couldn’t be numbered, not even with an industrial-size abacus. But just like their furry, hoofed counterparts these cars have all but disappeared, victims of that relentless and unstoppable force called progress.

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 |  Apr 10 2014, 12:15 PM

It's an Automotive Vanity Extravaganza


KBB Brand Award Winners

The folks at Kelley Blue Book have released their annual Brand Image Awards. The study, now in its seventh year, honors automakers for excelling in certain areas. Categories include things like best performance brand, most refined brand and most trusted brand. Overall there are 13 winners and the results may surprise or even appall you. You’ll need to read on to find out.

But first, according to KBB this isn’t some shady survey conducted by annoying telephone marketers; awards are actually the result of “extensive research gathered throughout the year.” Shoppers using the company’s website contribute to the results; in fact more than 12,000 of them participated, and here’s what the people have to say.

 |  Apr 09 2014, 1:32 PM

2015 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD High Country

Comfort is important. No driver wants to sit on a seat trimmed with barbed wire or ride in a cabin that’s nosier than a tractor’s engine compartment. Refinement matters, even in heavy-duty work trucks.

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