Turbocharged Cars Don’t Live Up to Fuel-Economy Hype Says Consumer Reports

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Turbocharged Cars Don’t Live Up to Fuel-Economy Hype Says Consumer Reports
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Vehicle quality was not the only thing making news when Consumer Reports unveiled the results of its latest reliability study in Detroit earlier this week. Amongst the issues highlighted by the consumer publication were real world fuel economy and forced induction engine technology. Continue Reading...

Chevrolet Cruze Diesel Coming in Early 2013

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Chevrolet Cruze Diesel Coming in Early 2013
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GM‘s best-selling car in 2011, and the second best-selling compact in the US last year will be getting a diesel variant here in the states, which will be available early next year. Continue Reading...

Five-Point Inspection: 2012 Chevrolet Cruze Eco

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Five-Point Inspection: 2012 Chevrolet Cruze Eco
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In this week’s Five-Point Inspection we put Chevrolet’s fuel sipper, the Cruze Eco, to the test. With good and bad in the mix, the Cruze Eco will deliver on what you want, and might even surprise you as a decent daily driver, although there is room for improvement.  Read on to see why. Continue Reading...

2014 Chevrolet Cruze to Feature Impala Design Cues

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2014 Chevrolet Cruze to Feature Impala Design Cues
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We got our first look at the 2014 Chevrolet Impala at this year’s New York International Auto Show, and it appears that Chevy‘s new global design theme will make its way onto the mid-cycle refresh of its compact Cruze model. Continue Reading...

Chevrolet Cruze Fire Probe Expands to 370,000 Vehicles

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Chevrolet Cruze Fire Probe Expands to 370,000 Vehicles
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Earlier in April, NHTSA announced an investigation into a possible fire risk on the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze after two vehicles had been completely destroyed. The initial investigation covered 177,000 vehicles from the 2011 model year, but NHTSA is now expanding the investigation to include the 2012 model year raising the total figure to 370,000 vehicles… Continue Reading...

Chevrolet Cruze Diesel Myths Explained by Automaker

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Chevrolet Cruze Diesel Myths Explained by Automaker
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A battle that almost seems to have fought it self, selling diesel cars in the U.S. used to be little more than a fool’s errand for most automakers, but that is quickly changing with companies competing to catch up with the trend. Continue Reading...

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...

Chip Foose Chevy Cruze Being Sold for Charity

Chip Foose Chevy Cruze Being Sold for Charity
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Chip Foose is a household name in the automotive design field, for his eye-popping work and unique cars. With all the benefits going to Sick Kids Hospital in Toronto, Canada, Chip customized a Chevrolet Cruze which will be given away at Toronto Auto Show. To enter a ballot for a chance to win the car,… Continue Reading...

Chevrolet Cruze Station Wagon Pictures Emerge Ahead of Geneva

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Chevrolet Cruze Station Wagon Pictures Emerge Ahead of Geneva
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Ever wondered what a Cruze would look like if it had some more trunk space? Today, Chevrolet has revealed its Cruze station wagon before its official appearance next month at the 2012 Geneva Auto Show. These pictures show the wagon with the same clean looks that the Cruze sedan and hatchback have, and sporting a… Continue Reading...

Chevy Cruze Production Halt Continues Due To Supply Shortage

Chevy Cruze Production Halt Continues Due To Supply Shortage
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Problems with a parts supplier have caused the GM assembly plant of the Chevrolet Cruze and its identical brother, Buick Verano, to experiences stoppages in the past 3 weeks, one of which was a one-week planned shutdown and another one that wasn’t planned at all. According to GM spokesman Tom Mock, GM’s Lordtown, Ohio assembly… Continue Reading...

Buick Verano, Chevrolet Cruze Production Remains Postponed

Buick Verano, Chevrolet Cruze Production Remains Postponed
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Chevrolet‘s Cruze conundrum is causing collateral damage for Buick and continuing longer than expected. General Motors halted production at the Lordstown, Ohio plant of the globally distributed sedan, citing problems with a parts supplier, though the company didn’t disclose specifics. “A further process review shows General Motors is not ready to resume production of the Chevrolet Cruze… Continue Reading...

Chevrolet Cruze Production Halted, Unnamed Supplier To Blame

Chevrolet Cruze Production Halted, Unnamed Supplier To Blame
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General Motors halted production of their popular Cruze sedan yesterday after a supplier issue hampered production. Chevrolet says they plan to resume production as soon as possible, though they declined to disclose what the issue was. Production officially stopped around 1 p.m. EST according to a spokesperson for the Lordstown, Ohio, factory where the Cruze… Continue Reading...

Ford Cash Dividend Reinstated For Next Quarter

Ford Cash Dividend Reinstated For Next Quarter
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It seems Ford‘s financial health is improving after an announcement that they will reinstate a cash dividend on their stocks at 5 cents a share. Ford originally abandoned the dividend in 2006 as part of an effort to preserve cash after posting a total of $9 billion in losses the previous five years. They hadn’t… Continue Reading...

Chevrolet Celebrates 100th Birthday

Chevrolet Celebrates 100th Birthday
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Chevy has a lot to celebrate this week— the brand turned 100 years old and delivered their millionth Cruze. They’ve come a long way since November 3, 1911 when Swiss emigrant Louis Chevrolet and then-ousted GM founder William C. Durant first incorporated the brand. Their Series 490 helped the fledgling brand prove itself against Ford, and offer serious… 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...

Transformers Edition Chevrolet Cruze Introduced To China

Transformers Edition Chevrolet Cruze Introduced To China
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If the Transformers really wanted to blend in with Earth technology in order to fight the Decepticons, they probably wouldn’t have transformed into a rare Corvette prototype, a flame-job purple 18-wheeler, or a bright yellow Camaro. After all, those aren’t exactly inconspicuous. You know what is, however? A Chevrolet Cruze. That’s why the Cruze gets… Continue Reading...

GM CEO Confirms Chevy Cruze Diesel Version In U.S

GM CEO Confirms Chevy Cruze Diesel Version In U.S
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General Motors has officially confirmed that there will be a diesel version of the Chevrolet Cruze compact car in the U.S, planned for introduction in 2013. The current Chevrolet Cruze Eco is rated at around 40 mpg on the highway, so the diesel would have to deliver significantly better fuel efficiency than that to justify… Continue Reading...

GM May Produce Two Door Version Of Chevrolet Cruze

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GM May Produce Two Door Version Of Chevrolet Cruze
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Nothing has been officially released but General Motors is not denying that the American automaker may introduce a two-door version of the Chevrolet Cruze. One source has suggested that the compact coupe maybe built in the Detroit suburb of Orion Township. The plant is getting ready to build the Chevrolet Sonic, a smaller car in… Continue Reading...

GM Unveils New Chevrolet Cobalt Sedan Concept

GM Unveils New Chevrolet Cobalt Sedan Concept
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In North America, GM has replaced the Chevrolet Cobalt compact with the new Cruze sedan. However in South America, an all-new Chevy Cobalt has been revealed in pre-production form at the Buenos Aires Auto Show in Argentina(June 17-26). The South American Cobalt will enter production in 2012 and will be offered in ethanol (flex fuel), gasoline and… 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...
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