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Bright Spark To Light Up Geneva Show

It’s called the Spark, and it’s set to light up the Geneva Motor Show when it debuts there in March this year. The first picture of Chevrolet’s new global entry into the lively mini car market was unveiled by GM’s North American president Troy Clarke at the Detroit Auto Show on January 11, 2009, at the same time as the announcement that the model would also form part of the brand’s North American range. “The Spark will add great style, roominess and versatility to the segment

GM EUROPE And IBERDROLA Sign Agreement To Analyse The Recharging Infrastructure For Plug-In Electric Vehicles

General Motors Europe and Iberdrola have signed an agreement to jointly perform a feasibility study which, ultimately, will analyze the technical requirements of a recharging infrastructure for the integrated marketing and viability of plug-in electric cars. The agreement has been signed by Javier Villalba, Director of Spain Network Business, and Jamal El-Hout, Vice President, Product Planning from General Motors Europe. This cooperation refle

Chevrolet Announces Pricing For 2009 Silverado Hybrid

Chevrolet today announced pricing for the 2009 Silverado Hybrid - the only full-size hybrid pickup on the market. It starts at $38,995, including a $975 destination charge, for 2WD models with the 1HY package. The MSRP does not reflect a $2,200 federal tax credit that applies to many customers who purchase the Silverad

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Chevrolet Reveals the GPiX Crossover Coupe Concept

General Motors revealed the Chevrolet GPiX crossover coupe concept today at the 25th edition of the Sao Paulo International Auto Show. The Chevrolet GPiX concept was developed by General Motors Design in Brazil and represents a potential new segment for GM in the Mercosur region. The GPiX concept features a two-door

Chevrolet Takes All-New Traverse Crossover To The World Series

For the third consecutive year, Chevrolet teams up with Major League Baseball's World Series to hit another vehicle out of the ballpark - the all-new Chevrolet Traverse crossover. In addition to a brand-new TV spot that debuts tonight during the Chevy Pre-Game Show and Game One on Fox, Chevy is expanding its multi-media, MLB postseason blitz to introduce the Traverse to millions of baseball fans. Building upon the Traverse theme of "Everything

GM India Launches New Chevrolet Aveo U-VA

General Motors India today launched the new Chevrolet Aveo U-VA at a press conference attended by its brand ambassador and movie star Saif Ali Khan. Launched as part of General Motors' centenary year celebrations, the new Chevrolet U-VA is a testament of the company's continued commitment to sharing its joy with valued customers. The New U-VA comes with a number of additional interior and exterior features including: * Driver airbag and ABS system for enhanced occupant safety * Keyless entry with burglar alar

Buy A Diesel Captiva For The Price Of A Petrol Model!

Cost-conscious motorists often weigh up the difference between buying a petrol car at list price and paying extra for its increased fuel consumption, or spending a little more to own a diesel in the first place and save when they pull up to the pumps. But for canny buyers opting for a Captiva SUV between now and the

Chevrolet Announces Pricing for the 2010 Camaro

Chevrolet today announced pricing for the all-new, 2010 Camaro. It starts at $22,995 MSRP for the V-6-powered LS model, and $30,995 for the V-8-powered Camaro SS (all prices include $750 destination charge). Customer ordering opened on Oct. 13, with production scheduled to start in first quarter of 2009. “The wait is almost over,” said Ed Peper, GM North America vice president, Chevrolet. “The return of the Camaro gives sports car enthusiasts a reason to rejoice. It’s a 21 st century sports car with a di

Eco-driving brings huge benefits, proves Chevrolet

Cost-conscious motorists can save over £300 a year by adopting a more economical approach to their driving, a study by Chevrolet proves. The company entered two identical Aveo 1.4 LT 5-dr hatchbacks in the annual Fleetworld/ALD Automotive MPG Marathon to compare the fuel economy of a car driven normally, and one dr

GM Holden Showcases Chevrolet Volt In Australia

The much-anticipated Chevrolet Volt extended range electric vehicle has made one of its first global appearances at the Australian International Motor Show in Sydney. Volt, to be launched in the US in 2010, uses electricity to move the wheels at all times and speeds in a significant advance from conventional hybrids. When operating solely on its battery, Volt can drive up to 64 kilometres without petrol or producing exhaust pipe emissions. Once the battery's energy is depleted, a small petrol engine generates

Chevrolet on Cruze control with vital new model

GM executives are calling their new four-door sedan “the most important car in our history.” But which four-door sedan do they mean? Not the electric Volt, for all the importance attached to its eco-friendly credentials. GM is in fact referring to the Chevrolet Cruze, its new C-segment saloon. And while the car has nothing like the hi-tech content of the Volt, GM believes it’s the car that can help steer the company through the Credit Crunch. It’s a truly global car – designed and engineered by GM-Da

Chevrolet Volt Production Version: A New Breed of Electric Vehicle

Making its European debut at Paris, the much-anticipated production version of the Chevrolet Volt delivers up to 60 kilometers of gasoline and emissions-free electric driving, with the extended-range capability of hundreds of additional kilometers. "The Volt is symbolic of GM's strong commitment to the future," says Rick Wagoner, GM Chairman and CEO. "It features just the kind of technology innovation that our industry needs to respond to today'