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2015 Chevrolet Cruze refresh adds Malibu’s face and upgraded tech – Autoblog (blog)

Styling, OnStar 4G LTE, Siri Updates for 2015 Chevy Cruze Chevy’s best-selling car is smarter looking, offers greater connectivity NEW YORK – Chevrolet announced today the 2015 Cruze will debut at the New York International Auto Show with revised exterior styling, enhanced interior convenience and greater connectivity – including new Text Message Alerts, Apple Siri integration and OnStar 4G LTE with available Wi-Fi hotspot. The new exterior styling cues are…

Posted: Sunday, April 13, 2014

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 goes topless – Fox News

It’s a top-down car designed from the bottom up. Chevrolet has unveiled its upcoming Corvette Z06 convertible ahead of its public debut at the New York International Auto Show. ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT Chevy says the car’s aluminum chassis was designed from the outset to be a convertible, and in open-top form it is 20 percent stiffer than the last generation Z06 coupe. As such, no heavy structural reinforcements were required. The…

Posted: Sunday, April 13, 2014

GM Recall Costs Soar To $1.3 Billion; Suspends Two Engineers – Forbes

General Motors’ General Motors’ recall mess keeps going from bad to worse. On Thursday, the company said it now expects to take a charge of approximately $1.3 billion in the first quarter, up from $750 million previously, primarily for the cost of recall-related repairs and providing free loaners to customers. The carmaker, which is under intense scrutiny for its delayed recall of some 2.2 million older cars with faulty ignition…

Posted: Sunday, April 13, 2014

When Cars Ruled the World’s Fair – New York Times

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Posted: Sunday, April 13, 2014

When Cars Ruled the World’s Fair – New York Times

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Posted: Saturday, April 12, 2014

BMW leads strong German pack as premium car sales gather pace – The Detroit News

BMW leads the big three German premium car manufacturers in the race to be 2014?s world No. 1 sales performer, but investors are more impressed with long-term profits than shor-tterm success on the forecourt. Investors don?t care about the egocentric games played by BMW, Mercedes and Volkswagen?s Audi as they boast big sales successes all around the globe, and breast-beat about being the world?s winner in terms of sales….

Posted: Saturday, April 12, 2014

State’s new fleet of squad cars not on road – Chicago Tribune

Row upon row of brand-new squad cars sit in a parking lot not far from the state fairgrounds in Springfield, waiting to be driven out onto state highways. Waiting. And waiting. The cars, 85 model year 2013 Chevrolet Caprices that were delivered last summer, have never been used because they lack the police lights, two-way radios, computers and other electronics to be ready for patrol with the Illinois State Police….

Posted: Saturday, April 12, 2014

When Cars Ruled the World’s Fair – New York Times

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Posted: Saturday, April 12, 2014

State’s new fleet of squad cars not on road – Chicago Tribune

Row upon row of brand-new squad cars sit in a parking lot not far from the state fairgrounds in Springfield, waiting to be driven out onto state highways. Waiting. And waiting. The cars, 85 model year 2013 Chevrolet Caprices that were delivered last summer, have never been used because they lack the police lights, two-way radios, computers and other electronics to be ready for patrol with the Illinois State Police….

Posted: Saturday, April 12, 2014

When Cars Ruled the World’s Fair – New York Times

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Posted: Saturday, April 12, 2014

State’s new fleet of squad cars not on road – Chicago Tribune

Row upon row of brand-new squad cars sit in a parking lot not far from the state fairgrounds in Springfield, waiting to be driven out onto state highways. Waiting. And waiting. The cars, 85 model year 2013 Chevrolet Caprices that were delivered last summer, have never been used because they lack the police lights, two-way radios, computers and other electronics to be ready for patrol with the Illinois State…

Posted: Saturday, April 12, 2014

Lawmakers release 250000 GM recall documents – CNNMoney

CEO Mary Barra’s name appears on just one of the documents made public Friday, but GM says the email is unrelated to the ignition switch recall. The House committee investigating GM’s botched recall publicly released 250,000 pages of related documents Friday, including internal emails discussing investigations of the Cobalt, Ion and other recalled vehicles. Just one email released by the committee has GM CEO, Mary Barra’s name on it. It…

Posted: Saturday, April 12, 2014

When Cars Ruled the World’s Fair – New York Times

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Posted: Saturday, April 12, 2014

State’s new fleet of squad cars not on road – Chicago Tribune

Row upon row of brand-new squad cars sit in a parking lot not far from the state fairgrounds in Springfield, waiting to be driven out onto state highways. Waiting. And waiting. The cars, 85 model year 2013 Chevrolet Caprices that were delivered last summer, have never been used because they lack the police lights, two-way radios, computers and other electronics to be ready for patrol with the Illinois State…

Posted: Saturday, April 12, 2014

When Cars Ruled the World’s Fair – New York Times

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Posted: Saturday, April 12, 2014

State’s new fleet of squad cars not on road – Chicago Tribune

Row upon row of brand-new squad cars sit in a parking lot not far from the state fairgrounds in Springfield, waiting to be driven out onto state highways. Waiting. And waiting. The cars, 85 model year 2013 Chevrolet Caprices that were delivered last summer, have never been used because they lack the police lights, two-way radios, computers and other electronics to be ready for patrol with the Illinois State…

Posted: Saturday, April 12, 2014

When Cars Ruled the World’s Fair – New York Times

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Posted: Saturday, April 12, 2014

When Cars Ruled the World’s Fair – New York Times

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Posted: Saturday, April 12, 2014

When Cars Ruled the World’s Fair – New York Times

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Posted: Saturday, April 12, 2014

BMW widens recall for engine-bolt defect to 489000 vehicles – Dallas Morning News

Bayerische Motoren Werke AG, the largest maker of luxury cars, is recalling 489,000 vehicles worldwide due to a possible engine-bolt defect, widening a repair program that was initiated in China. No accidents or injuries have been reported related to the fault in some six-cylinder engines, Bernhard Santer, a spokesman for the Munich-based manufacturer, said today by phone. Vehicles affected include 156,000 cars in North America, as well as 232,098 autos…

Posted: Saturday, April 12, 2014