General Motors is unveiled bad news: more then 3000 full-size truck and SUV will be recalled due to an ignition-switch problem. GM says: Continue reading
Meet the CNG-fueled version of well-known Chevrolet Silverado pickup. As you know, current gas prices is 62 percent more expensive than compressed natural gas (or CNG).
GM promises savings of up to $2,000 per year over a conventionally powered Silverado fitted with the same six-liter V8 engine if it’s run on the alternative for at least 75 percent of the time. CNG capability allows the vehicle to operate on both gasoline and compressed gas depending on need and availability. Continue reading
GM’s European division released pricing for the Chevrolet Camaro SS facelift in Europe, with the base model fitted with manual transmission starting from €39,990 ($52,750) in Germany and £35,320 ($54,900) in the United Kingdom.
The convertible with manual transmission will have a starting price of €44,990 and £40,320 in Germany and the UK.
Today Chevrolet released pricing for its all-new, 2014 Impala full-size sedan which will go on sale next spring. The new model, redesigned from the ground up 2013 Impala, will be offered with a new 2.5-liter 4-cylinder unit delivering 195hp and a 182hp 2.4-liter engine with GM’s eAssist ‘mini hybrid’ system, plus a 3.6-liter V6 that generates 305hp. All these engines will be linked to a six-speed automatic transmission.
The NHTSA has issued a recall for over 40,000 of General Motors sedans and crossovers bought in the hot-climate states of Arkansas, Arizona, California, Nevada, Oklahoma and Texas. As many as 40,859 units consisting of the 2007 Chevrolet Equinox, Pontiac Torrent and Saturn Ion and the 2007-2009 Chevrolet Cobalt and its Pontiac G5 twin are being recalled for potential fuel leaks.
The new 2013 Chevrolet Trax is a third variant of GM’s small crossover (see also 2013 Buick Encore and Opel Mokka) which will make its world debut at the 2012 Paris Motor Show in September. The new Chevrolet Trax will be offered in more than 140 countries around the world. The small SUV will arrive at North-American dealerships in the fourth quarter of this year and European dealerships in spring of 2013.
Today here is a interesting crash test from IIHS. This crash test between a modern sedan and the classic 1959 Chevrolet Bel Air shows just how far passenger protection has come in the last fifty years. The Institute for Highway Safety staged the test to commemorate its 50th anniversary.