2011 Chevrolet Cruze Under Fire Investigation

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2011 Chevrolet Cruze Under Fire Investigation
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Possible engine fires in the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze are being investigated by NHTSA after two have been completely destroyed. Luckily no injuries have been reported with the fires, which Cruze owners are reporting began while the cars were moving. One complaint from a Cruze owner said, “The car was totally engulfed within five minutes of… Continue Reading...

Chevrolet Cruze Station Wagon Makes World Debut: 2012 Geneva Motor Show

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Chevrolet Cruze Station Wagon Makes World Debut: 2012 Geneva Motor Show
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The third variant of the world’s favorite Chevrolet has made its world debut at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show. The Chevrolet Cruze station wagon will join the existing sedan and hatchback which together have sold more than 1-million globally since its launch in 2009. Unfortunately America won’t be watching creative commercials featuring the Cruze station… Continue Reading...

2012 Chevrolet Cruze Station Wagon First Video: Geneva Motor Show Preview

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Yesterday we revealed the 2012 Chevrolet Cruze station wagon, but as usual, videos are better than photos. The Chevrolet Cruze station wagon is set to debut at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show, but for the strange few who are eager to see it, there’s already a video. Our previous post discussed powertrain specifications, but it… Continue Reading...

Chevrolet Cruze Diesel Previewed for American Market

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Chevrolet Cruze Diesel Previewed for American Market
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The Chevrolet Cruze Diesel made a nice dent in the European, Asian, African, and South American markets last year selling 33,000 units. Now, the popular diesel option will make its way into the U.S., trying to ride on the success wave it is already experiencing worldwide. The diesel engine that will power the Cruze is… Continue Reading...

Chevrolet Cruze, Jeep Wrangler and Kia Soul Are Hot Sellers In 2011

Chevrolet Cruze, Jeep Wrangler and Kia Soul Are Hot Sellers In 2011
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According to Advertising Age, a sister publication to Automotive News, Chevrolet‘s Cruze, Kia‘s Soul and Jeep‘s Wrangler are among America’s top 25 hottest products for 2011, alongside Dove soap, Arizona Tea, Goldfish crackers, Sharpie markers and the Forever 21 clothing chain. There’s no doubting those three vehicles’ success, but we’d be willing to debate that… Continue Reading...

Chevrolet Aims to Make Sonic, Cruze Main Attraction at SEMA Show

Chevrolet Aims to Make Sonic, Cruze Main Attraction at SEMA Show
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Chevrolet will make their small cars the focus of the brand’s presence at the upcoming SEMA Show, bringing a huge collection of customized Sonics and Cruzes to the show floor. The majority of the Sonics and Cruzes coming from Chevrolet will feature products from the Z-Spec lineup, including performance, styling and personalization accessories. Chevy isn’t… Continue Reading...

Chevy Cruze Diesel Targeting 50-MPG

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Chevy Cruze Diesel Targeting 50-MPG
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GM may be looking to brand its new Chevy Cruze Diesel as a performance option for enthusiasts, but that doesn’t mean it won’t deliver impressive fuel economy. In fact, quite the opposite, with the new oil burner, due out next year, targeted at the lofty 50-mpg mark. Aimed directly at the Volkswagen Jetta TDI, the… Continue Reading...

GMC Granite Confirmed For Production, Again

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GMC Granite Confirmed For Production, Again
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A few months ago the Granite concept, the darling of GMC’s display at the 2010 Detroit Auto Show, was slated to enter production. But GM internal management never confirmed it, and the matter was dropped. Now, the GMC Granite has been given the go-ahead for production…again. Motor Trend reports, from a source within GM, that… Continue Reading...

Chevy Cruze Named 2011 Canadian Car of the Year [CIAS 2011]

Chevy Cruze Named 2011 Canadian Car of the Year [CIAS 2011]
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The new Chevrolet Cruze can add one more trophy to its case, being awarded the 2011 Canadian Car of the Year today at the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto. The Cruze beat out the Ford Fiesta and Volkswagen Jetta TDI to receive the honor from the Automotive Journalists Association of Canada. Last year the… Continue Reading...

Buy a Chevy Cruze, Get a Free Apple iPad – In Canada

Buy a Chevy Cruze, Get a Free Apple iPad – In Canada
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General Motors Canada has just announced a new sales incentive that’s sure to get folks headed to their nearest Chevy dealership. As part of the new “First to Cruze” program, customers who purchase their new Chevy Cruze before January 10, 2011 will get a free Apple iPad as a part of the CRUZECONNECT package. That… Continue Reading...

Chevrolet Cruze Video Ads Debut; Take Aim at Corolla

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Excited to hear Tim Allen’s voice as the official voice of Chevrolet? The highly anticipated wait is finally over as Chevrolet has launched a pair of video ads on their new compact Cruze model that should be hitting dealerships any minute now. Both video ads are pretty standard in highlighting what the Cruze is about,… Continue Reading...

No Chevy Cruze SS Model Planned? Not so Fast

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No Chevy Cruze SS Model Planned? Not so Fast
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With the launch of the new Chevy Cruze, rumors have already started popping up about a possible SS model. And why not; the Cobalt got an SS model and while the initial offering wasn’t overly special, the final turbocharged version was so impressive it could hand it to an EVO on a racetrack. But according… Continue Reading...

Last Chevy Cobalt to Roll Off Production Line This Week

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Last Chevy Cobalt to Roll Off Production Line This Week
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With nearly one million models sold in six years, the last Chevrolet Cobalt will roll off the production line this week. The Cobalt has been manufactured at GM’s Lordstown assembly plant since its launch in 2004 but was never attained the success of the Cavalier it replaced. An uncompetitive vehicle compared to segment leaders like… Continue Reading...