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Exclusive Performance Data Recorder now available for Corvette


Zurich – Owners of 2015 Chevrolet Corvettes will feel better about handing over the keys to their car because of the Valet Mode now available with additional video monitoring thanks to the Performance Data Recorder ...

Drop-top supercar: All-new Corvette Z06 convertible


NEW YORK – Chevrolet has introduced one of the most capable drop-tops on the market, shortly before the start of the New York Auto Show: the all-new Corvette Z06 convertible ...

Corvette Stingray to offer eight-speed automatic in 2015


ZURICH – Chevrolet announced today that an eight-speed paddle-shift automatic transmission will be offered in the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray for 2015, enhancing the performance and efficiency. Designed and built by GM ...

Chevrolet highlights Corvette power at Geneva


GENEVA – Chevrolet celebrates the European premiere of the new Corvette Z06 and the C7.R race car at the 84th Geneva Motor Show ...

Chevrolet to showcase Corvette Z06 and C7.R at Geneva


ZURICH – Chevrolet will celebrate the European premiere of the all-new Corvette Z06 and the C7.R race car at the 84th Geneva Motor Show. The two high performers will be the highlights on the Chevrolet stand ...

Corvette C7.R shares tech with new Z06


DETROIT – Chevrolet today unveiled the Corvette C7.R race car, which was co-developed with the all-new Corvette Z06. They represent the closest link in modern times between Corvettes built for racing and the road ...

New Chevrolet Corvette Z06 is most capable, ever


DETROIT – Chevrolet today introduced the most track-capable Corvette in the brand’s history – the new Corvette Z06. It stretches the performance envelope for Corvette with unprecedented levels of aerodynamic downforce ...

Fast feedback: Corvette performance data recorder


Chevrolet announced at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas yesterday an industry-first Performance Data Recorder for the 2015 Corvette Stingray. The fully integrated system enables users to record high-definition video, with telemetry overlays, of their driving experiences on and off the track ...

Chevrolet MyLink radio wins SMARTBEST 2013 award


ZURICH – AUTOBEST, a jury of leading car journalists from 15 Central and Eastern European countries, has named the Chevrolet MyLink connected radio as the winner of its SMARTBEST 2013 award ...

American Volt owners exceeding EPA driving estimate


Detroit, U.S.A. – Chevrolet Volt owners in the United States are consistently achieving the published Environmental Protection Agency-estimated mileage of 98 MPGe gasoline-free miles**, and many are even exceeding it ...

Cruze station wagon: Chevrolet's family car with enhanced connectivity


Zurich. With winter still in full swing, many fans of the cold season are headed for the mountains in their cars. The suitability of passenger vehicles for longer journeys varies quite a bit, and it is worth looking at some of the criteria that have been found to matter ...

Redesigned Chevrolet Captiva SUV to debut in Geneva


Being widely acknowledged as the creator of the entire SUV segment with the Suburban in 1935, Chevrolet has more than 75 years of experience in designing great sport utility vehicles ...

Chevrolet among first car brands to offer iPhone users Siri Eyes Free integration


Zurich. As of March this year, Chevrolet Aveo and Cruze vehicles that come with Chevrolet MyLink technology will be available with Siri, an intelligent assistant that helps get things done just by asking. The all-new Trax small SUV will also be offered with the MyLink connected radio and Siri upon launch later this spring ...

Chevrolet debuts lightweight “smart material” on Corvette


Zurich. From its fiberglass body in 1953 to its aluminum chassis for 2014, Chevrolet Corvette has a six-decade track record for introducing lightweight materials that improve vehicle performance ...

GM gives developers a whole new sandbox, with wheels


LAS VEGAS – General Motors is announcing a new flexible application framework at the Consumer Electronics Show that will allow drivers to add apps and features to their vehicles after the initial purchase ...

Chevrolet takes TuneIn for a spin at Consumer Electronic Show


They may be small cars, but future Chevrolet Sparks and Sonics (known as Aveo in Europe) will pack a world of infotainment choices with the addition of streaming audio powerhouse TuneIn and its global network of 70,000 stations ...

Chevrolet Spark and Sonic drive with Siri


Los Angeles. Early next year, the U.S. version of the Chevrolet Spark and Sonic (known as Aveo in Europe) will integrate Siri, the intelligent assistant that helps get things done just by asking ...

GM Plans 500,000 Vehicles with Electrification by 2017


DETROIT – General Motors will have up to 500,000 vehicles on the road with some form of electrification by 2017 with a focus on plug-in technology, the company’s top product development executive said Wednesday ...

GM, ABB Demonstrate Chevrolet Volt Battery Reuse Unit


SAN FRANCISCO – General Motors and ABB today showed the next stage in battery reuse, the repackaging of five used Chevrolet Volt batteries into a modular unit capable of providing two hours of electricity needed by three to five average American homes ...

Chevrolet to debut Spark EV at LA Auto Show


Zurich – Chevrolet will unveil the plug-in electric version of the brand's popular new Spark mini car at the Los Angeles Auto Show later this month ...

All-new 2014 Corvette LT1 V-8 a technological powerhouse


Detroit. When the all-new 2014 Chevrolet Corvette arrives late next year, it will be powered by a technologically advanced, race-proven 6.2L V-8 delivering an estimated 450 hp and helping produce 0-100 km/h times in under four seconds ...

Electric Ampera/Volt range extender wins green engine award


Rüsselsheim/Stuttgart. The revolutionary Ampera and Volt electric vehicles have been given yet more global recognition by the automotive media ...

Global Automakers to Demo EV Fast Charging at EVS26


LOS ANGELES – Global automakers from the United States and Germany will demonstrate fast-charging technology that will enable the recharging of most electrified vehicles with compatible systems in as little as 15-20 minutes ...

Chevrolet at the Geneva Motor Show


One world premiere, two European debuts, the launch of an all-new and exciting infotainment system and record global sales mark Chevrolet's participation at the 82nd International Geneva Motor Show, which kicks off today ...

Chevrolet MyLink infotainment system provides smartphone integration


The new generation of Chevrolet's vehicle infotainment systems is called Chevrolet MyLink. It offers drivers new levels of convenience and flexibility by bringing owner's smartphone capabilities into the vehicle ...

Chevrolet Cruze diesel will build on GM’s European expertise


DETROIT – When it comes to developing a diesel-powered Chevrolet Cruze for the U.S. market to be introduced in 2013, General Motors powertrain engineers have been there and done that – half a million times last year alone ...

Chevrolet kicks backseat boredom to the curb


Zurich. Have you ever been on a long road trip, and wished there was something else to do besides gazing at passing scenery or resort to in-car DVD players to avoid the cries of "are we there yet?" ...

Chevrolet Volt wins Car Of The Year 2012 award in Louis Chevrolet’s home country


Zurich. Just weeks of arriving at Chevrolet dealerships in Switzerland, the Volt has been named Car Of The Year 2012 ...

Chevrolet showcases electric motor for Spark EV


WIXOM, Mich. – From home appliances to children's toys, electric motors are all around us and have nearly a century of automotive use dating to Charles Kettering's invention of the electric starter first used in 1912. As demonstrated by the Chevrolet Volt, electric motors are now taking on a new role as key components in vehicle propulsion ...

Work on next-generation EN-V concept begins


DETROIT – Work on the next-generation EN-V concept vehicle, representing General Motors' vision to meet the growing demand for safe, connected ...

Chevrolet to Produce Spark EV All-Electric Vehicle


DETROIT – Chevrolet today announced it will produce an all-electric version of the Chevrolet Spark mini-car – the Spark EV ...

GM Introduces Industry’s First Front Center Air Bag


DETROIT – General Motors will introduce the industry’s first front center air bag, an inflatable restraint designed to help protect drivers and front passengers in far-side impact crashes where the affected occupant is on the opposite ...

100-millionth Chevrolet Small Block engine to be built in 2011


DETROIT – The 100-millionth Chevrolet Small Block engine will be produced in 2011, commemorating a defining chapter in Chevrolet's 100-year history. Introduced in 1955, the "Chevrolet V-8" transformed the brand, and fueled American's love of performance that continues today ...

GM Powertrain Engineering Center Torino Invests 20 million euros


Turin, Italy. General Motors will invest 20 million euros in the company’s Powertrain Engineering Center in Turin throughout the next four years ...

Gender revolution at GM Powertrain in Turin


Turin. GM announced today an extra 20 million euros in funds for its Turin engineering center, in which women make up around 20 percent of its engineers. GM now has the edge over many of its competitors and over much of Italian industry when it comes to gender equality ...

The all-in-one man: Men love him, women adore him!


Bulging beef cake bicep muscles, chiseled good looks, follows your instructions to the letter and doesn't talk back or complain. For Cathy Coleman, she lives very closely with the world's perfect man and their relationship is only at the beginning ...

Chevrolet Volt named 2011 World Green Car


New York – The Chevrolet Volt was named 2011 World Green Car of the Year at the New York Auto International Auto Show ...

GM signs MOU with SSTEC to explore integration of EN-Vs into Tianjin Eco-City


General Motors Co. and the Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City Investment and Development Co. Ltd. (SSTEC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) yesterday to collaborate on integrating a next-generation of GM’s Electric Networked-Vehicle (EN-V) ...


Chevrolet Volt to go on sale for €41,950


Zurich. The award-winning electric car with extended-range capability, the Chevrolet Volt, will be offered for a price of €41,950 (including VAT) in Germany ...

GM, Powermat to put added 'charge' in Chevrolet Volt


LAS VEGAS – General Motors and Powermat, a pioneer in wireless charging technology, announced a commercial agreement today that will eliminate the need for charging cords for personal electronic devices in many future Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac products beginning mid-2012 ...

Human-like Hands Key to Robonaut 2’s Dexterity


Warren, Mich. – Great hands. Elite athletes have them, and they are a standout characteristic of Robonaut 2 ...

Hawaii Hydrogen Infrastructure Gets Boost


HONOLULU – Ten companies, agencies and universities have joined an initiative between The Gas Company (TGC), and General Motors to make hydrogen-powered vehicles and a fueling infrastructure a reality in Hawaii by 2015 ...

GE Announces Largest Single Electric Vehicle Commitment, Commits To Convert Half Of Global Fleet By 2015


Fairfield, CT – GE (NYSE: GE) announced today it will purchase 25,000 electric vehicles by 2015 for its own fleet and through its Capital Fleet Services business - the largest-ever single electric vehicle commitment.

Chevrolet Volt Electric Drive: Engineered for Efficiency


DETROIT – As GM has started the media launch program for the Chevrolet Volt, some confusion has emerged about details of the Volt’s drive technology ...

New iPhone app puts a little Corvette in every Chevrolet


Owners of the new breed of Chevrolets like the Spark and Cruze models need never forget their car is the latest in a long and proud performance lineage, when they download the latest iPhone app recently released by Chevrolet ...

Chevrolet Starts U.S. Market Launch of Volt with Customer Advisory Board


Chevrolet has hand-picked 15 advanced technology enthusiasts and electric vehicle advocates in the U.S. to be the first consumers to experience the Volt every day under real-world conditions ...

Chevrolet Volt: The countdown is on!


Three years after presenting the first concept of the Volt electric car with extended-range capability at the Detroit Auto Show, Chevrolet has started taking orders for the Volt in the seven U.S. launch markets where the Volt will go on sale in just a few weeks from now ...

Chevrolet Volt Batteries Could Enable Renewable Energy Solutions


General Motors and ABB Group will work together to develop pilot projects for re-using the batteries from the Chevrolet Volt electric vehicle, examining whether the batteries may be a source for renewable energy ...


GM Extends EV Development with Demo Fleet of Electric Chevrolet Cruzes


Seoul – General Motors yesterday announced a demonstration project to explore market needs and customer acceptance of battery electric vehicles in Korea ...

Chevrolet to increase Volt production capacity by 50 percent


Detroit. General Motors today said that thanks to strong public interest in the Chevrolet Volt it will increase U.S. production capacity of the groundbreaking extended range electric vehicle ...

Chevrolet Volt Priced at $41,000 in U.S.


SAN JOSE, U.S.A. – General Motors announced today that selected Chevrolet dealers in the United States have begun taking customer orders for the 2011 Chevrolet Volt, the industry's first electric vehicle with extended-range capability ...

Chevrolet stands behind Volt with standard eight-year/100,000-mile battery warranty


Brownstown Twp., Mich., U.S. – The Chevrolet Volt electric vehicle with extended range will provide U.S. customers with an unprecedented, standard eight-year/100,000-mile (160,000 km) warranty ...

Obama Gets First Seat Time in Chevrolet Volt


U.S. President Barack Obama got his first exposure and seat time Thursday in the Chevrolet Volt ...

Chevrolet adds launch markets and announces production volume for Volt in U.S.A.


Last week, General Motors chairman and CEO Ed Whitacre has announced that the company ...

GM Opens Seoul Advanced Design Studio


With a renewed focus on designing, building and selling the world’s best vehicles, General Motors today announced the opening of the Seoul Advanced Design Studio in the heart of the 2010 World Design Capital ...

GM Unveils EN-V Concept: A Vision for Future Urban Mobility


Shanghai – By 2030, urban areas will be home to more than 60 percent of the world’s 8 billion people. This will put tremendous pressure on a public ...


EN-V Concept Vehicle to be Unveiled in Time for World Expo 2010 Shanghai


Shanghai – General Motors announced today that it will unveil a new global urban mobility concept vehicle called EN-V on March 24 in Shanghai. Together with its strategic partner in China, Shanghai Automotive Industry Corp. Group (SAIC), GM will showcase the new EN-V concept at ...


GM To Be First Major U.S. Automaker to Manufacture Electric Motors


WASHINGTON – GM will expand its in-house electric vehicle development capabilities by becoming the first major U.S. automaker to design and manufacture electric motors, a core technology for hybrids and electric vehicles ...



WELLINGBOROUGH / ZURICH, 23rd October 2009 – The 2009 World Touring Car Championship is entering in its final laps, as the teams, cars and ...

Chevrolet Invites Public to Name Volt Paint Color


Detroit. The initial production color of the Chevrolet Volt extended-range electric vehicle (E-REV) is a silver exterior with an emerald hue.


GM India and Reva Announce Electric Vehicle Partnership


New Delhi – General Motors India and Reva Electric Car Company announced today in New Delhi the signing of an agreement to cooperate in the development of electric ...


Chevrolet Volt Battery Packs Will Be Manufactured by General Motors in the United States


DETROIT – The Chevrolet Volt, an extended-range electric vehicle that delivers up to 40 miles of gasoline- and emissions-free electric driving, will use battery packs manufactured in the United States by ...



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