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2017 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel 9-Speed Automatic Review

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - This particular diesel is paired up with GM’s new nine-speed automatic transmission (designed and built in-house). A six-speed manual transmission is available, but with three more forward ratios, it’s easily the more intriguing choice. The torque-rich power delivery combined with the very tight gear spacing of the nine-speed auto makes for a refined low-rev experience. The engine rarely needs to exceed 3000rpm in order to really get the Cruze moving quickly, and ninth gear is long enough for some very relaxed high-speed cruising.

Chevy Bolt EV reviewed by BMW i3 driver

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Owners of specific electric cars sometimes tend to become boosters and fans for their particular EV as well as plugging in to drive in general. So it was with Tom Moloughney, whose purchase of the very first 2014 BMW i3 REx range-extended electric car in the U.S. he wrote about for us three years. He's relatively well-known among electric-car advocates, however, and someone within GM had the smart idea of loaning him a Chevrolet Bolt EV.

2018 Chevrolet Traverse First Review

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Chevrolet had flown my family and me to Michigan to drive the 2018 Traverse the way families will actually use it. We loaded our bags in Detroit, hit the road for the four-hour drive to Traverse City, and wound up putting nearly 700 miles on this SUV, allowing a much deeper dive into its capabilities, strengths and weaknesses than is the norm for these kinds of vehicle introductions. And after all that, there's one simple conclusion: The 2018 Chevrolet Traverse is a winner.

2017 Chevrolet Silverado Redline Edition Review

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - More so than any other type of vehicle, trucks offer endless amounts of customization options. From the number of doors, bed lengths, engines and page after page of options lists, if you want a ride that speaks to your individualism, a pickup truck is the way to go. Earlier this year at the Chicago Auto Show, Chevy expanded their Redline Edition across 9 vehicles.

2018 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible Review

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Chevy’s performance virtuoso comes in 3 main flavors with a multitude of sub choices to ensure that you get the Corvette of your dreams. And it’s this one here, the Grand Sport, which finds the middle ground between the introductory Stingray and the super-aggressive Z06. The Grand Sport name has been a part of Corvette racing history since the early 1960s; a moniker which has been resurrected a couple of times since, most recently on the C6 Corvette which I drove in 2010, which quickly became the Corvette lineup’s most popular model.

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV Extended Test Drive Review

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - With the introduction of the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV, General Motors was the first OEM to market with an “affordable” long range all-electric car. For a few years, it appeared that Tesla would be the first to market with such a vehicle, however when GM introduced the concept Bolt at.

Short Report: Road tripping in the 2017 Chevy Cruze Diesel

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With the push of the ignition button, I’m introduced to the unique hum of the Cruze’s newest powertrain. Though more robust than its gas-powered counterpart, the rumble of the engine doesn’t overpower the cabin like diesels of yore, even during heavy acceleration. This leaves the interior air space open for comfortably conversation; a critical element to any successful road trip.