Chevrolet

BMW M235i tops Corvette, Porsche 911 in Consumer Reports review

8:51 am U.S. ET | June 24, 2014
BMW's M235i high-performance car has secured the German automaker its highest-ever score from Consumer Reports, beating the costlier Porsche 911 and Chevrolet Corvette in road test reviews.... Read More »

 

At publics, buybacks beat acquisitions

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 23, 2014
Contrary to expectations, public dealership groups are spending more on stock buybacks than on U.S. acquisitions.... Read More »

 

Volt owners want more room, longer range

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 22, 2014
Chevrolet Volt customers are telling General Motors they want three things in the next version of the range-extended electric car: a fifth seat, a longer electric driving range and a lower price.... Read More »

 

What's behind Hyundai-Kia quality win?

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 21, 2014
Hyundai-Kia's first-ever first-place showing in the 2014 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study is a significant milestone for a Korean manufacturer that once struggled with quality.... Read More »

 

Bumblebee Camaro shows off GM's design muscle in 'Transformers' flick

3:54 pm U.S. ET | June 20, 2014
GM's Chevrolet Camaro will again transform into the gutsy black and yellow Autobot hero named Bumblebee in the latest Transformers film, which hits theaters June 27.... Read More »

 

Detroit's Casey Kasem lent voice to Chevy, Ford commercials

12:14 pm U.S. ET | June 16, 2014
Casey Kasem, the Detroit-born disc jockey who hosted the popular radio show “American Top 40” and died on Sunday, lent his voice to American classics -- rock 'n' roll, cartoons and cars. Kasem, 82, died of sepsis and was suffering from Lewy body dementia. The Wayne State University graduate did voice-over in commercials for Chevrolet and Ford in the 1970s and 1980s.... Read More »

 

PLAYING SMALL BALL

Chevy's making a big splash with Sonic, Spark

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 16, 2014
Long an also-ran in small-car sales, Chevy now outsells Toyota, Honda, Ford and Hyundai in the subcompact market while boasting incremental minicar volume, thanks to the success of the Sonic and Spark.... Read More »

 

Z/28 could be a fixture in Camaro lineup

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 16, 2014
If the limited-production Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 continues selling at its current pace, it could earn a permanent place in Chevrolet's lineup, says Al Oppenheiser, Camaro chief engineer.... Read More »

 

Strong May sales trim inventories

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 16, 2014
If mounting stocks of unsold vehicles after winter storms put pressure on automakers to cut production or boost incentives, May's surprise sales rally relieved it.... Read More »

 

THE GM RECALL

GM to recall 511,528 Camaros for ignition-related defect; 3 other recalls announced

9:20 am U.S. ET | June 13, 2014
General Motors announced four more recalls today covering more than 500,000 cars sold in the United States -- including every Camaro sold since the current iteration of the iconic muscle car went on sale.... Read More »

 

Silverado team throws down at Ram hoedown

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 9, 2014
Chevy tacked up a special message on the exterior wall of a building nearby Ram's Downtown Hoedown.... Read More »

 

SEGMENT SPOTLIGHT

Large cars, after brief comeback, lose traction

4:24 pm U.S. ET | June 3, 2014
The large car's comeback appears over. After a solid rise in 2013, U.S. sales of nonluxury big sedans dropped 5 percent through May, while car sales were flat and total light-vehicle sales jumped 5 percent.... Read More »

 

Chevy, cars, fleet help GM overcome recall crisis

1:33 pm U.S. ET | June 3, 2014
General Motors' U.S. sales rose 13 percent in May on a strong performance from its mainstay Chevrolet brand, a sign that consumers are looking past GM's unfolding recall crisis.... Read More »

 

Chevy dealer boosts staff for recall surge

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 2, 2014
General Motors' flood of recalls has bumped up the service business at Chevrolet of Wesley Chapel by about 40 percent.... Read More »

 

China's untapped boomtowns

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 2, 2014
Across China, enormous cities wait as virtually untapped markets for international makes.... Read More »

 

Weekend at Welburn's: Catching up on Corvettes

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 26, 2014
The new Corvette has been launched and is selling well, but Ed Welburn can't quite let it go. Every Saturday morning, General Motors' global design boss calls Chevrolet dealers around the country and talks Corvette.... Read More »

 

Chevy, Honda engines dominate at Indy

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 24, 2014
The hottest racing rivalry right now just may be Chevrolet versus Honda. In the four IndyCar series races run this season (not including Sunday’s scheduled Indianapolis 500), cars powered by Chevy and Honda engines have each won two.... Read More »

 

GM says stop-start will come standard on Impala's base engine

4:45 pm U.S. ET | May 22, 2014
General Motors is making stop-start technology standard on the 2015 Chevrolet Impala's base 2.5-liter engine, boosting the sedan's fuel economy by 5 percent.... Read More »

 

Toyota remains most valuable car brand worldwide, study says

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 21, 2014
Toyota is the world's most valuable car brand once again, while Ford and GM's Chevrolet brand are making strides as consumer confidence builds in the United States, according to research released today by marketing consultant Millward Brown.... Read More »

 

THE GM RECALL

GM recalls 140,000 Chevy Malibus for brake flaw

3:46 pm U.S. ET | May 14, 2014
GM is recalling 140,067 Chevrolet Malibus from the 2014 model year for a problem with the electronic brake control module that can increase the risk of crashes. The recall covers models with a 2.5-liter engine and a stop/start system, which is the base powertrain.... Read More »

 

GM brings Spark EV batteries in-house to Mich. plant

3:30 pm U.S. ET | May 14, 2014
General Motors is moving production of the battery pack for its all-electric model of the Chevrolet Spark minicar in-house at the company’s battery assembly plant in suburban Detroit.... Read More »

 

GM ignition switch death suit refiled over fraud claims

2:47 pm U.S. ET | May 12, 2014
The Georgia attorney whose wrongful death suit against GM helped trigger the recall of 2.6 million cars is seeking to reopen the case, alleging the automaker fraudulently withheld information about its faulty ignition switches ahead of a settlement.... Read More »

 

GM says new 4G LTE services will cost $5 to $50 a month

2:00 pm U.S. ET | May 12, 2014
Monthly subscription rates for General Motors' 4G LTE data connection through OnStar will range from $5 to $50 a month depending on usage, the company said today. GM plans to roll out the 4G service in June starting with the 2015 Chevrolet Malibu.... Read More »

 

Will Chevy's ad breakthrough lead to more spots targeting LGBT consumers?

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 12, 2014
When Chevrolet prominently featured gay and lesbian couples in a family-focused commercial titled "The New Us," marketing experts saw it as a breakthrough. And they think other automakers will come to see it the same way.... Read More »

 

Q&A

Despite recall noise, Chevy is 'finding its voice'

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 10, 2014
Tim Mahoney, Chevrolet's global chief marketing officer, inherited a fresh "Find New Roads" theme when he took over in spring of 2013. The "new" message has gotten more challenging for Chevrolet amid General Motors' recall crisis.... Read More »

 

Special Report
Fewer bosses, Disney savvy, $2 idea lift stores

Fewer bosses, Disney savvy, $2 idea lift stores

A Chrysler Group dealership chain is stripping away layers of management to sell cars faster. A Chevrolet-Cadillac store is enchanting customers through Disney training. Mon., July 21
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