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GM to invest $439 million in paint shop expansion at Corvette plant

6:34 am U.S. ET | May 21, 2015

General Motors plans to invest $439 million in its Chevrolet Corvette plant in Kentucky as part of the automaker's plan to spend $5.4 billion on U.S. factory upgrades....
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Chevrolet keeps its pocket rocket plans tucked away

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 18, 2015

Even as Chevrolet polishes its performance bona fides at the top of its lineup, the brand has been missing from the recent influx of pocket rockets to the market. For now, product chief Mark Reuss says Chevy is content to offer enthusiasts a widening array of accessories to boost performance on their small cars without spending thousands more. But Reuss won't rule out a production pocket rocket down the road....
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GRAHAM KOZAK

BLOG: National Corvette Museum -- a year after the sinkhole

10:45 am U.S. ET | Feb. 17, 2015

The National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Ky., seems well-positioned to recover from a devastating sinkhole and remain standing on firm ground....
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Chevy's next-gen cars will get Corvette styling cues

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 15, 2014

Subtle design elements of the Corvette will be recognizable in many of Chevrolet's upcoming cars....
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Tesla Model S beats out Porsche in owner-satisfaction survey

10:40 am U.S. ET | Dec. 3, 2014

Tesla Motors drivers were more likely than Porsche owners -- or anyone else -- to say they’d buy their cars again in this year’s edition of the closely-watched Consumer Reports buyer survey....
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Man U players leave free 'Vettes, Camaros parked

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 10, 2014

Chevrolet's blockbuster $559 million sponsorship agreement in 2012 with British soccer club Manchester United ultimately drew a red card for General Motors marketing czar Joel Ewanick. Now it seems that one of the main perks for Man U -- a fleet of 15 free Corvettes and Camaros for the team's stars to drive -- has been left to warm the bench....
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RICHARD TRUETT

BLOG: Why the stick shift's days may be numbered

9:00 am U.S. ET | Oct. 28, 2014

Two cars I have test driven recently finally convinced me the good old-fashioned manual transmission will soon be dead....
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Repairs on Corvette-swallowing sinkhole to begin in Nov.

2:55 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 17, 2014

Construction to fill the massive sinkhole that in February swallowed eight Corvettes at the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky is scheduled to begin November 10, the museum said....
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GM warns '15 Corvette owners that 'valet mode' may be illegal

4:24 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 26, 2014

An “industry exclusive” feature that General Motors touted to buyers of the new Chevrolet Corvette Stingray could inadvertently get owners in trouble with the law in some states. A bulletin GM sent to dealers this week says they should tell customers not to use the “valet mode” of the car's performance data recorder until the software is updated....
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GM issues 2 recalls, stop-sale orders for 2015 Corvettes

8:58 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 11, 2014

General Motors is issuing two more recalls, both on the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette, according to stop-delivery orders sent to dealers today. The recalls, GM's first in more than a month, bring its total number for the year to 67....
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Reuss hunkers down, rehabs rare Vette into his dream car

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 1, 2014

Mark Reuss, General Motors' head of global product development, wasn't looking for a major restoration project when he bought a very rare black 1954 Corvette last fall....
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GM, museum to restore 3 of 8 prized 'Vettes damaged by sinkhole

12:15 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 30, 2014

GM and the National Corvette Museum will restore three of eight prized Chevrolet Corvettes damaged in February when they tumbled into a giant sinkhole that developed beneath the floor of the museum in Bowling Green, Ky....
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GM 8-speed likely to get wide use

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 30, 2014

The eight-speed automatic transmission that will soon debut in the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette is expected to get broad use in General Motors trucks and luxury cars in coming years....
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With 30 mpg in sight, 2015 Vette won't bow to pressure

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 25, 2014

It's rare that an automaker revises a fuel economy rating down, but that's what General Motors did with the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette....
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2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 starts at $78,995

11:54 am U.S. ET | Aug. 22, 2014

Pricing on the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 will start at $78,995, including shipping, General Motors said today. The convertible model will start at $83,995, including shipping....
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2015 Corvette will get 29 mpg highway, GM says

8:00 am U.S. ET | Aug. 20, 2014

An 8-speed automatic transmission debuting in the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette boosts fuel economy by 3.5 percent over the six-speed it replaces and gives the General Motors long-running sports car an EPA highway rating of 29 mpg, its highest rating ever....
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Part of Corvette-swallowing sinkhole will be preserved, museum says

2:30 pm U.S. ET | June 27, 2014

The National Corvette Museum will preserve a piece of the 60-foot-wide hole that opened underneath the museum and sunk eight of its historical models in February, the museum’s board of directors decided....
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Reuss offers to help reunite Detroit man with '79 Vette

3:30 pm U.S. ET | June 25, 2014

A Detroit man and his beloved 1979 Corvette will be reunited after more than 30 years after General Motors' head of global product development heard the man’s story today on the radio....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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