News results for "chevrolet"

Chevy Malibu, Godfather Of Family Sedans, Hits Milestone As New 2016 Model Approaches

Posted By GMbeat on Articles

http://www.forbes.com - It's been 51 years since the birth of the mainstream midsize sedan in the form of the original Chevy Malibu. With the new 2016 model on the way, Chevrolet is celebrating a major Malibu milestone.

Chevrolet finds cause and solution for Corvette Z06 engine problem

Posted By GMbeat on Articles

http://www.gminsidenews.com - After bringing it back to Chevrolet HQ for inspection, the engineers determined that the likely cause was a piston connecting rod bearing that was damaged by debris in the oil that was left behind after tapping the threads for the oil filter. Once a piece gets jammed in there, it starts creating more debris, which keeps making things worse until finally... kablooey. In this case, it took out a few more pistons with it.

Chevrolet SS/Holden Swan Song a Hellcat-Fighter?

Posted By GMbeat on Articles

http://www.gminsidenews.com - Rumor has it that Holden wants to go out with a bang, creating the most powerful muscle car ever in Australian history by fitting the 6.2-liter supercharged V8 from the discontinued Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 under the hood of its Commodore sedan.

GM Posts the Industry’s Largest Retail Sales Increase on Double-digit Gains in Pickup and Crossover Sales

Posted By GMbeat on Articles

http://media.gm.com - General Motors' Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac brands sold 270,480 vehicles in the United States in August 2015. Retail deliveries climbed 6 percent compared with a year ago, when results included the Labor Day holiday.

Opel/Vauxhall going upmarket

Posted By GMbeat on Articles

http://www.gminsidenews.com - Preview of the 2017 Insignia shows it's gaining considerable interior space (it needs to even for Europe) and move upmarket to take on Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz - and the surprise news that Cadillac will "donate" it's SUVs to Opel/Vauxhall rather than Chevrolet/Buick.

GMI Op-Ed: Is the Chevy Impala Next to be Discontinued?

Posted By GMbeat on Articles

http://www.gminsidenews.com - There was a time when the Chevrolet Impala was the most popular car in the U.S. In 1964, almost 900,000 Impalas were built (which still didn’t include the lower-line Bel Air and Biscayne full-size models, which pushed production to well over 1.5 million Bow Ties). Simply put, the Impala was America’s favorite appliance and, until the advent of the Pontiac GTO, it was also America’s favorite performance car when equipped with the 409.

Chevy Finishes Restoring Special Corvette Damaged in Sinkhole

Posted By GMbeat on Articles

http://www.gminsidenews.com - The folks at Chevrolet have finished fully restoring the one-millionth Corvette ever made, which was heavily damaged in a sinkhole with seven other cars at the National Corvette Museum last year. The restoration of the white 1992 Chevrolet Corvette convertible took 1,200 hours to complete, and was unveiled today at the Bowling Green, Kentucky, facility.

Flint Engine Builds Millionth 1.4-liter Engine

Posted By GMbeat on Articles

http://media.gm.com - No sooner had employees at Flint Engine Operations reached one milestone – 1 million 1.4-liter engines produced – that transition began to production of a new global engine for the next-generation Chevrolet Cruze and Volt.