December 15, 2014

  • Chevrolet dealer Duane Paddock runs a fleet of 50 vehicles that he loans to service customers and as demos -- up from exactly zero two years ago.His dealership is part of a huge expansion of General Motors' Courtesy Transportation Program, a bid to create better loyalty via the service lane and by getting more people to try Chevy, Buick and GMC vehicles.Last year, GM added elements to the program to entice dealers to sign up, including more cash tied to every loaner vehicle. They get the...

December 2, 2014

  • The most powerful car to ever wear a Chevrolet badge shipped from the factory in Bowling Green, Ky. GM announced today that it began shipping the 2015 Corvette Z06 to its dealers. Chevrolet’s new supercar fighter carries a starting price of $78,995 for the coupe or $83,995 for the convertible model. The Z06 will also... The post 2015 Corvette Z06 Begins Shipping to Dealers appeared first on News.

October 27, 2014

October 3, 2014

October 2, 2014

  • Volkswagen sold more than 3 million cars in China last year, beating out General Motors as the top foreign automaker. The German automaker has a long history in China, but it also offers a case study about what can happen when brands break free of Western conventions.For example, virtually all new car buyers in the U.S. do research online but completing the purchase is still done in a dealership. Very few of us can imagine buying a $50,000 car on the internet. Yet Shanghai VW, a joint venture...

September 24, 2014

  • The high-performance Chevrolet Silverado Reaper is now available. Co-developed by Lingenfelter Performance Engineering and Southern Comfort Automotive, the Reaper is a specialty pickup truck with more aggressive styling and plenty of off-road performance. Available powerplant upgrades include a supercharged 5.3 liter or 6.2 liter while buyers can also opt for 17-inch beadlock off-road wheels with... more

September 3, 2014

August 21, 2014

  • It is appearing more likely that the Opel Cascada will be heading to the U.S., branded as a Buick model. The American automaker recently showed its dealers the 2016 Opel Cascada as a future product, hinting that it will likely be available next year in North America. Earlier this year, Adam Opel AG trademarked the... more

August 18, 2014

May 30, 2014

  • Chevrolet dealers will begin taking delivery of the 2015 Corvette Stingray in September with enhancements over the previous model year. The 2014 model year Stingray came with a six-speed automatic transmission (or a rev-matching seven-speed manual), but the company will implement its new eight-speed automatic for 2015. Presumably, the added gears will bring improved performance... more

May 23, 2014

May 14, 2014

  • Chevrolet will recall 140,067 Malibu sedans from the 2014 model year because of a problem with their brakes. Affected models have the 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine and are equipped with engine an start-stop feature. General Motors is expected to announced the recall campaign officially on Thursday, May 15, but Automotive News reports that Chevrolet dealers are... more
  • Sales of Cadillac’s ELR plug-in hybrid are off to a rocky start, and now GM is trying sweeten the pot by offering discounts to customers and dealers.  Dealers are being offered a $5,000 incentive to offer test drives in the ELR, a program it calls the Demonstrator Allowance Program. It has been devised as a way... more

April 28, 2014

  • Chevrolet’s new city delivery van will hit dealers in the fourth quarter of this year, and it will do so with a $22,950 base price. The City Express is essentially a rebadged Nissan NV200, fit with a few different body panels to give it unique style. Under the hood is a 2.0-liter inline-four-cylinder engine that makes... more

April 8, 2014

  • The highly controverisal recall campaign that put General Motors in an unpleasant spotlight begins this week. GM dealers started receiving their first shipments of replacement ignition switches yesterday, but the job those parts are meant for won’t be finished any time soon. The recall affects roughly 2.2 million vehicles and General Motors said it expects... more
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