Chevrolet

Buick rekindles performance roots with turbo Avista concept

7:00 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 10, 2016

Buick hinted at possible future styling cues and plans to expand its lineup with a new coupe, the Avista concept, and rekindle its historic performance roots. The 2+2 concept is powered by a twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter V-6 engine that generates 400 hp.... Read More »

GM sees Bolt as proof of its forward thinking

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 10, 2016

General Motors says the Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicle -- designed for a ride-sharing world -- shows the automaker has been thinking for a long time about how changes in personal mobility will affect its future business model.... Read More »

In new ad, 2016 Chevy Malibu is in elite company

11:44 am U.S. ET | Jan. 8, 2016

In a new ad, the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu is a luxury car -- at least in the minds of some consumers -- thanks to a simple badge removal. Continuing the brand's "Real People, Not Actors" campaign, consumers were shown a Malibu and asked what type of vehicle it was and how much it cost.... Read More »

Chevy drops wrap off Cruze hatchback

6:17 am U.S. ET | Jan. 7, 2016

Chevrolet will add a hatchback Cruze to its lineup this fall, an effort to expand the appeal of the brand's top-selling car. Chevy confirmed today that it will unveil the 2017 Cruze hatch at the Detroit auto show next week.... Read More »

Chevy designs Bolt EV to be shared

4:00 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 6, 2016

Chevrolet is presenting the 2017 Bolt EV to the tech cognoscenti at the Consumer Electronics Show as a technological showcase designed for a ride-sharing future. GM CEO Mary Barra lifted the veil on the production Bolt, which features connectivity galore and an airy interior that belies its modest size.... Read More »

GM rises 5.7% in December on pickups, Cadillac surge

1:30 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 5, 2016

General Motors' December U.S. sales rose 5.7 percent, as strong demand for pickups and a surge in volume at Cadillac helped push the company's average transaction price to a record high of $37,000.... Read More »

Chevrolet ties dealer bonuses to recalls

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 4, 2016

Chevy has revamped its dealer-incentive program to coax higher sales of the Cruze, Malibu and Silverado.... Read More »

BEST PRACTICES

For small store, data makes big difference

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 4, 2016

A small-town dealer analyzes the data and changes his inventory habits to increase used sales.... Read More »

The comedian-in-chief

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 4, 2016

A trailer for the new season of Jerry Seinfeld's "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" shows this 1963 Corvette Stingray Split Window Coupe pulling up to the White House to pick up the guest for last week's season premiere, President Barack Obama.... Read More »

CHEVROLET

Big car launches pose test

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 4, 2016

Across the industry, aside from a few pockets, the car market remains weak and Chevy is launching redesigned models into the industry's two biggest segments with the recently introduced midsize Malibu and the compact Cruze. The market's reception to the sleek new Malibu, which replaces the ho-hum outgoing model, offers a big test of Chevy's competiveness in car sales.... Read More »

Chevrolet, Toyota raise game in green battle

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 31, 2015

The redesigned and re-engineered Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid and Toyota Prius hybrid enter the 2016 model year as two of the nation's most fuel-efficient cars. But how do they stack up against each other? Here's a comparison.... Read More »

Chevy Trax Midnight Edition goes to the darkened side

10:41 am U.S. ET | Dec. 29, 2015

The small Chevrolet Trax SUV is getting the Midnight Edition treatment next year. The 2016 Trax Midnight, legally prohibited from being called the Darkside edition, gets black wheels, bezels, beltline molding and door handles as well as a black license plate appliqué.... Read More »

Chevy places four vehicles in Google most-searched list.

12:29 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 18, 2015

Four of the 10 most-searched vehicles using Google in 2015 were Chevrolet vehicles, including three of the top four.... Read More »

GM says Special Operations Silverado will go into limited production

2:06 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 17, 2015

One of the GM concepts from last month's Specialty Equipment Market Association show will be making the transition to dealer lots. Chevrolet says the Special Operations Silverado will be a limited production model and is expected to go on sale next spring.... Read More »

WESLEY WREN

BLOG: Chevrolet's 2016 Malibu hybrid priced from $29,520

10:15 am U.S. ET | Dec. 15, 2015

With the base Chevrolet Malibu hybrid available for less than $30K, the new midsize sedan costs less than the Volt -- even though it uses a lot of modified Volt hardware.... Read More »

Possible Cruze hatchback in hiding

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 14, 2015

Spy photos add to the mounting evidence that Chevrolet is prepping a U.S. launch of a Cruze hatchback.... Read More »

MARK VAUGHN

BLOG: Henrik Fisker readies 2 cars for Detroit auto show

10:15 am U.S. ET | Dec. 11, 2015

Designer Henrik Fisker, he of the Aston Martin DB9, BMW Z8 and his very own Fisker Karma, is prepping two new cars to be introduced at the Detroit auto show.... Read More »

U.S. approves 2016 BMW diesel X5 for sale after EPA review

5:51 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 10, 2015

The EPA and California Air Resources Board approved the sale of the new 2016 BMW diesel X5 after government testing found no evidence of software to evade emissions standards.... Read More »

Samsung says autonomous driving key to its car components push

7:04 am U.S. ET | Dec. 9, 2015

Samsung Electronics will focus on autonomous driving, information and entertainment components for automobiles in its push to boost sales in the car parts business, where South Korean rival LG Electronics Inc. has established a lead.... Read More »

Chevy Cruze hatchback for U.S. takes shape

11:00 am U.S. ET | Dec. 8, 2015

Recent spy photos add to the mounting evidence that Chevrolet is prepping a U.S. launch of a Cruze hatchback to take on the Ford Focus in the modest market for five-door compacts.... Read More »

VW scandal can't keep GM away from German diesel

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 7, 2015

You'd think the words “German diesel” would kill a U.S. marketing campaign, but General Motors disagrees. Despite VW's woes, Chevrolet intends to play up the German origins of the diesel engine scheduled for the new Cruze in early 2017.... Read More »

A peek at the production Chevy Bolt

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 7, 2015

The production version of the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicle, caught during a photo shoot near Palm Springs, Calif., closely resembles the 2016 Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid with its grille and side styling.... Read More »

New Malibu reflects tough lessons learned

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 5, 2015

Chevrolet executives found out the hard way in 2012 that launching a redesigned Malibu that was merely in the same ballpark as its midsize sedan rivals wasn't good enough.... Read More »

Chevy trims Malibu menu for easier ordering

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 5, 2015

Chevrolet executives believe a new, simplified approach to trim levels and option packages on the 2016 Malibu will pave the way for a smooth launch and, ultimately, stronger sales.... Read More »

MIKE COLIAS

BLOG: Chevrolet aims for tech 'punch' with redesigned Malibu

11:45 am U.S. ET | Dec. 1, 2015

General Motors is laying a bet that technology will help the redesigned Chevrolet Malibu midsize sedan break through in a core but crowded segment.... Read More »

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