GM

GM $30M investment in Pontiac Stamping Plant targets Chevy Sonic and Buick Verano

The Pontiac, Mich., Stamping Plant will get $30 million in new equipment to help make sheet metal for the 2012 Chevrolet Sonic that will be built at the nearby General Motors Orion Assembly Plant. Pontiac also will make stampings for use in the Buick Verano that goes into production later this year.

General Motors talks up the Corvette ZR1 in a new ad

This past weekend brought the racing world the 59th running of the 12 Hours of Sebring but before General Motors was permitted to enter their race-built Corvette ZR1 in the American LeMans Series (ALMS), they were asked to modified the ZR1 for the race - by removing 168 horsepower.

EA rolls out new video of Need for Speed: Shift 2 Unleashed featuring Tommy Milner

Electronic Arts has offered up a new demo video showing their upcoming Need for Speed: Shift 2 Unleashed being with the Corvette C6.R making a lap around Mazda Laguna Seca while piloted by pro racer Tommy Milner.

GM slows production at another plant due to Japanese crisis

General Motors was the first American automaker to shut a plant down due to the string of disasters in Japan and yesterday, GM announced more downtime as the Tonawanda engine plant in Buffalo, New York saw one of their production lines halted due to the Japanese earthquake, tsunami and nuclear explosions.
SUV

Top 5 Fuel-Efficient vehicles under $30,000

NADAguides, the leading provider of vehicle pricing and information, has revealed the results of their vehicle comparison for the least expensive choices to achieve better mileage on your commute. Their report identifies the top five non-hybrid, high mileage vehicles under $30,000 that deliver more than you’d expect for the money.

Chevy Volt owners reporting positive gas mileage stories

News thus far is surely positive for the Volt. By recharging their Volt regularly, owners are easily surpassing the 93 miles per gallon equivalence, or MPGe, on full electric operation and an overall 60 MPGe composite fuel economy during extended-range operation.

Saturn Vue turned Chevrolet Captiva Sport to be sold in the US

The image below may look a great deal like the Saturn Vue that is no longer available in the US, but this same vehicle is marketed in South America as the Chevrolet Captiva and starting late this year, the Captiva Sport will become available in the US to fleet customers.

GM planning to add 2nd shift for Volt production in 2012

While the sales figures aren’t setting the world on fire, the 2011 Chevrolet Volt is currently winning the war for the top electric car in the US market but with deliveries slowed by lagging production, GM is planning to add a second shift for Volt production starting early in 2012.

TrueCar.com Jumps on Charlie Sheen Craze with Winning Cars

The folks at TrueCar.com have decided to have a little fun and ride the media wave (some would say disaster) that is Charlie Sheen by coming up with a list of The Top 10 Winning Cars for 2011 with the key phrase being winning, which is the former Two-and-a-Half Men star's buzzword.

New DeTomaso Pantera could debut at the 2011 LA Auto Show

When the 2011 Geneva Motor Show opened last week, the world was re-introduced to the DeTomaso brand and while the new Deauville Sport Luxury Sedan is a far cry from the well-known DeTomaso Pantera, rumors suggest that a new DeTomaso sports car could debut at the 2011 LA Auto Show.

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