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Chevrolet Volt Plugs into the Battery Car Sales Lead

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - After seemingly coming unplugged, the newly redesigned Chevrolet Volt has charged into the U.S. sales lead among plug-based vehicles, overtaking long-time rival Nissan Leaf. That’s based on the likelihood that at least 10% of the demand for the Tesla Model S has come from abroad through the end of May, a strong likelihood considering the long-range electric sedan now is being marketed in a number of countries, including China and the European Union.

Mike Simcoe looks at Chevrolet Camaro for Australia

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Newly appointed boss of General Motors Global Design, Australian Mike Simcoe, has vowed to support a push for affordable V8-powered rear-drive performance for Holden after the locally built Commodore expires at the end of 2017. Simcoe confirmed executives from both Holden and regional overseer GM International have approached him for lobbying help on the subject when he gets to the halls of power in Detroit.

Regulators Fine Chevy Dealer For Selling New Recalled Cars Without Repairs

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Sands Chevrolet of Surprise, Arizona, was fined $40,000 by US regulators after selling two new cars subjected to an open recall without fixing them first.

Ohio State University Wins EcoCAR3 Challenge With PHEV Chevrolet Camaro

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Ohio State University won EcoCAR3 once again. This marks the third consecutive win for the university in the ongoing, four-year Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition.

GM sales tumble 18% on factory delays

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Production hold-ups at key manufacturing plants helped to push General Motors’ US sales in May down 18 per cent, against a backdrop of concerns about how long the boom of recent years can last. GM said earthquakes in Japan, the source of some key components for all automakers worldwide, had disrupted production at three plants making new models. They were the Fairfax assembly plant in Kansas City, which builds the Chevrolet Malibu; the Lordstown, Ohio, plant, which builds the Chevrolet Cruze; and Spring Hill, Tennessee, which builds the Cadillac XT5.

U.S. auto sales growth slow down through May

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - U.S. auto sales were softer than predicted in May, a bellwether month that may help the U.S. government determine whether the economy can handle an interest-rate hike this summer. General Motors, Ford and Toyota reported deliveries that fell more than analysts had estimated, while Nissan matched predictions with a 1 per cent drop. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles surprised forecasters with a small gain. When reports are complete later today, the industry will probably show its first sales decline since January.