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2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport First Drive – Weekend warrior

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport First Drive – Weekend warrior

There are three things you care about when hurtling towards a left-hand hairpin corner at 130-mph: grip, brakes, and more grip. Almost everything else in the universe vanishes to an impossibly small point when faced with the very real demands of shrinking asphalt, a retaining wall, and 3,300 lbs of accelerated metal. You're not thinking about your job, wondering whether you remembered to pay the electric bill, or mentally re-ordering the films in the Fast and Furious franchise according to progressive levels of both baldness and perspiration on the part of its leads. It's just you and the immediacy of the physics you're juggling with one hand on the wheel, the other clenched around the shifter, and both feet cycling the pedals like the Tour de France if PEDs were finally made legal.

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Turning your Chevy into a 4G hotspot just got much cheaper

Turning your Chevy into a 4G hotspot just got much cheaper

GM is cutting the cost of its OnStar 4G LTE data plans, halving the price of data for its WiFi hotspot and connected apps services. The automaker began installing LTE modems in almost every car it sells in the US in 2014, and it's been a well-received move: Chevrolet, for instance, has sold more than 2.1 million such vehicles in the past two years.

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The 2016 Chevrolet Camaro LT takes on a Trio of V6 Muscle Cars

The 2016 Chevrolet Camaro LT takes on a Trio of V6 Muscle Cars

Garish horsepower numbers have become de rigueur in the world of muscle cars, where supercharged and big displacement V8 engines dominate drag strips and fuel fantasies of aerosolized rubber. The 2016 Chevrolet Camaro LT bucks that trend by proving that humble six-cylinder power is more than enough for the vast majority of drivers - and certainly easier on your bank account when it comes time to fill up at the fuel pump.

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GM freezes 60k SUV sales over misleading economy labels

GM freezes 60k SUV sales over misleading economy labels

General Motors has slammed the brakes on sales of several of its large SUVs, after discovering economy figures had been misrepresented. Sales of vehicles wearing Chevrolet, GMC, and Buick nameplates have been put on hold - affecting almost 60,000 cars - after it was realized that the EPA numbers were higher than they ought to be.

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Lyft is working on self-driving Chevy Bolt EV cabs

Lyft is working on self-driving Chevy Bolt EV cabs

Lyft will trial autonomous taxi service with a fleet of self-driving Chevrolet Bolt EVs within the next twelve months, it's reported, as GM accelerates its car tech research. The automaker and the ride-sharing firm announced back in January that they had plans to collaborate on self-driving cars, with the eventual goal being an on-demand, autonomous vehicle network that could be summoned from a smartphone.

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2016 Chevrolet Cruze First Drive

2016 Chevrolet Cruze First Drive

Automakers of the world underestimate the engineering acumen of General Motors at their own peril. After decades of less-than-stellar entry-level sedans wearing the Chevy badge, GM got serious about the compact segment in 2011 when it brought the Chevrolet Cruze to dealerships across America. Finally, here was an affordable Bowtie-wearing commuter that didn't just look good, but offered a driving experience on par with the Japanese rivals that had dominated small car sales for so many years.

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GM exec smacks Tesla over Model 3 reservations

GM exec smacks Tesla over Model 3 reservations

Not content to beat the Tesla Model 3 to market, GM is proving to be liberal with the auto-industry snark as its execs talk up the rapidly approaching Chevrolet Bolt. Though General Motors has been quiet in the aftermath of Tesla's astonishing hundreds of thousands of reservations for the Model 3, set to be the most affordable car in the electric automaker's line-up, one vice president couldn't help a little push back today.

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Callaway just made the Corvette cooler with this wagon modification

Callaway just made the Corvette cooler with this wagon modification

The Corvette. Chevy's masterpiece of a two-door sports car, with an iconic, easily recognizable design. The thought of giving it a wagon-style body, even maintaining the same number of doors, seems like it should be a crime. But — what if — it was actually awesome? Turns out it is, and Callaway has already made it a reality. The aftermarket tuner, known for customizing cars with the Chevy badge — especially Corvettes — has announced the AeroWagen package for C7 Stingray and Z06 models, to be available this fall.

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Bolt EV hits pre-production as Chevy ramps Tesla rival

Bolt EV hits pre-production as Chevy ramps Tesla rival

All electric eyes may be on Tesla and the upcoming Model 3 reveal at the end of the month, but Chevrolet would really like you to remember that it, too, has an affordable EV and it's due even earlier. The Bolt EV is now in pre-production, Chevrolet has announced today, with cars whirring down the line at the company's Orion Township, Michigan.

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2017 Camaro ZL1 available with paddle shift 10-speed transmission, 640hp

2017 Camaro ZL1 available with paddle shift 10-speed transmission, 640hp

Chevrolet has been making the Camaro ZL1 for a while now and the car is aimed directly at the driver who wants to be able to take on the road course or drag strip on the weekend and be able to drive to work during the week. For 2017, the ZL1 is all new and in the guise of the 6th generation Camaro it looks fantastic to boot. Power for the ZL1 comes from a 6.2L V8 that makes an estimated 640hp and 640 lb-ft of torque.

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2017 Corvette Grand Sport is a lightweight track weapon

2017 Corvette Grand Sport is a lightweight track weapon

Chevrolet has rolled out a new version of the Corvette Stingray called the 2017 Corvette Grand Sport. You can think of this car as the naturally aspirated version of the Corvette Z06. If you liked what the Z06 was about, but aren’t a fan of supercharged cars for your track day weapon of choice, the Grand Sport is what you want. Chevy says that the 2016 Grand Sport has an estimated 1.05g in cornering capability with 1.2g if you choose the Z07 package.

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2017 Camaro 1LE package aims to make V6 or SS Camaro a track beast

2017 Camaro 1LE package aims to make V6 or SS Camaro a track beast

It's a great time to be a car guy or gal who also happens to like flogging their car at the road-racing course. Multiple cars come from the factory with options for track day enthusiasts that will make a day at the track more enjoyable and safe. Ford has been offering a Track Pack option on its Mustang for several model years and now Chevrolet is offering up a track package for both V6 and V8 Camaro buyers called the 1LE package.

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