Divorce can be messy, often resulting in items like sports cars being sold off as the couple splits up the assets but one guy from Lancaster, New York has gone to eBay in an effort to sell his 2010 Chevrolet Camaro SS – or his wife – going so far as to offer up a side-by-side comparison of the two.
General Motors has issued a recall of 2011 Cadillac SRX models because the explanation of how the airbag system works in the owner’s manual differs from how it actually functions – putting the popular SRX in violation of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened an investigation that is slated to spend the next three years investigating whether modern electric vehicles with lithium ion batteries pose a significant fire risk to consumers from overcharging.
NADAguides today put out its Most In Demand Vehicles Report – a list of the best new cars and trucks that sell well and are highly sought but are hard to find because factories are barely keeping up with demand. The list, which caters to discerning buyers who are driven by value, also identifies vehicles of similar quality and price, with greater availability.
Today the folks at General Motors posted a video on YouTube of the 2012 Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1 on the famed Nürburgring race course in Germany – a video in which the ZR-1 turned a stunning lap time of just 7:19.63, effectively destroying the record held by the Dodge Viper SRT10 ACR since August 2008.
In a two hour interview last week, General Motors CEO Dan Akerson told the Detroit News that he wanted to see the tax on gas raised by a dollar per gallon in order to pressure consumers to purchase more fuel efficient vehicles.
According to the latest Buick news release, across-the-board use of direct injection in the Buick lineup is helping to take translation layers out of the delivery process to reduce both fuel consumption and emissions.
Attention on deck! Since the IPO of the new General Motors Company (NYSE: GM), the stock has failed to meet investor and analysts expectations, with the latest route to a new low, breaking below $29. (Monday, June 6, 2011 Morning Update: GM stock still languishing)
Not only can you drive green with the 2011 Chevrolet Volt, you can also drive safely because it has garnered a five-star overall vehicle score for safety as part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s New Car Assessment Program.
General Motors had a rough month like many other automakers in the Japanese-disaster-hit May 2011 but with a miniscule decline of just over 1%, the four remaining brands of GM were able to keep the automaker atop the sales chart for the US auto industry.
The numbers from the major players in the rear wheel drive performance segment and even though numbers are down across the board, for the fifth straight month the Chevrolet Camaro has posted a comfortable lead in the segment over the Ford Mustang, the Dodge Challenger and the Nissan 370Z.
General Motors has big plans for the next Chevrolet Impala – including a new engine, new home and evidently, a new platform that will offer more room accompanied by a more upscale feel as Chevrolet works to put some distance in the lineup between the Impala and the (barely) smaller Malibu.
Unlike the pre-bankruptcy days, General Motors (NYSE: GM) must be careful not to rearrange the corporate deck chairs just for the sake of rearranging. Any change has to be cognizant of global markets; and Bryan Nesbitt has the confidence of GM’s management.
As the Big Three’s market share improves as a result of the popularity of new models, and Japanese imports are impacted by the national disaster there, Detroit has rehired many workers laid off during the recent downturn. Further they are preparing for a massive hiring blitz – but something has changed significantly for these new hires – their rate of compensation.
Earlier today, TorqueNews brought you a look at the new Nissan Lead television advertisement that envisions a world where everything relies on a gasoline engine with the commercial going so far as to include the 2011 Chevrolet Volt and in reply to the playful commercial shot in the ribs, General Motors employees have offered a few choice comments.
In December, TorqueNews brought you the news that General Motors was reportedly working on a plug-in hybrid luxury SUV based on the Cadillac SRX but according to a variety of sources – that program has reportedly been canceled.
Active duty military personnel and members of the reserves will get a break through the Nissan Vehicle Purchase Program, the Japanese manufacturer announced just in time for the Memorial Day holiday, which honors those men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice in defending our freedom.
Every airliner you fly in contains a "black box" which records every conceivable detail about the aircraft, including its vital signs, its location, direction and flight path, and what is being said in the cockpit. These black boxes (which are actually bright orange) are designed to survive the most extreme of impacts and are waterproof as well as fire resistant to almost 2000 degrees
Yesterday we brought you the news that General Motors will produce the next generation Chevrolet Impala at the Detroit Hamtramck plant – leaving us wondering what the workers currently building the Impala think about the move and we already have a statement from the Canadian Auto Workers’ head.
According to the Detroit Bureau, General Motors is working on a small displacement, high revving V8 for the next generation Chevrolet Corvette that will use turbocharging to mimic the performance of likes of Lamborghini, Porsche and Ferrari.
When the field takes the track this Sunday around noon for the 100th running of the famous Indianapolis 500 a 2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS Convertible will serve as the pace car – the 22nd time a Chevrolet has lead the field and the 7th time the fabled Chevy pony car has been selected as the Indy 500 pace car.
While speaking at the Detroit Hamtramck plant this morning, GM North American President Mark Reuss announced that the next generation of the Chevrolet Impala will be made alongside the Chevy Volt and the next Chevy Malibu; with retooling investments coming as part of the automakers commitment to invest $2 billion into a variety of plants over the next year.
While the late Dale Earnhardt Sr. never won a NASCAR race in a Camaro, Dale Earnhardt Chevrolet of Newton, NC has announced that they will be building a collection of ultra high performance 2011 Chevrolet Camaros wearing the name Intimidator – Dale Sr.’s nickname for his powerful on-track personality.