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Corvette C7 ups C6 weight by 90 pounds: technology not feather light

Corvette C7 ups C6 weight by 90 pounds: technology not feather light

This week the difference between generations in the Chevrolet Corvette have come down to the overall weight of the vehicles. In the 2014 Corvette Stingray, aka the Corvette C7, we've had our own up close and personal look and run-down of the vehicle straight from Chevrolet, complete with assurances that the interior of this vehicle has been given special care this time around. With the transition in parts and style, has Chevrolet made the C7 too heavy?

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2014 Corvette C7 set to be Indy 500 pace car

2014 Corvette C7 set to be Indy 500 pace car

The Indianapolis 500 will be taking place later next month, and it's known as "the greatest spectacle in racing" and one of the biggest racing events in the world, right up there with the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The pace car that will lead the pack to the green flag will be Chevrolet's all-new 2014 Corvette C7 (a.k.a. the Corvette Stingray).

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2014 Corvette Stingray edges toward market as model release detailed

2014 Corvette Stingray edges toward market as model release detailed

This week the 2014 Corvette Stingray has been announced with release details in both its upcoming Convertible and coup modles for the road within the year. With the 2014 Corvette Stingray lineup, it would appear that both the coup and the Convertible will be available at under a sixty thousand dollar starting point while Chevrolet marketing's vice president Chris Perry assured the public that at such a point, thre will be no competition from the vehicle line's opponents. This set of vehicles has been shown at auto shows earlier this year including the 2013 New York Auto Show where we got our own introduction to the design.

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Chevrolet Spark dubbed most efficient electric vehicle in US market

Chevrolet Spark dubbed most efficient electric vehicle in US market

On November 27, 2012, Chevrolet unveiled the 2014 Spark electric vehicle at the LA Auto Show, an EV offering a 130 HP electric motor alongside a 20+ kWh lithium ion battery. Fast forward half a year, and the small electric car has been dubbed the most efficient retail EV in the US, offering an EPA-estimated range of 82 miles. Calculated out, this comes out as a 119MPGe equivalent.

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Chevrolet’s 2014 Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel trumps non-hybrid vehicles with 46MPG

Chevrolet’s 2014 Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel trumps non-hybrid vehicles with 46MPG

Chevrolet's 2014 Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel car has beat out all non-hybrid passenger cars in the United States in highway gas mileage, coming in at 46MGP. Such a mileage rating offers drivers approximately 700 miles on the highway per tank, basing it on the EPA's highway estimate and, obviously, the gas tank's capacity. Chevrolet boasts the vehicle over its competitors, saying the Cruze Clean Turbo beats out the VW Jetta TDI auto in multiple categories.

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Chevrolet says Volt owners are exceeding EPA fuel economy estimates

Chevrolet says Volt owners are exceeding EPA fuel economy estimates

One of the more interesting electric/hybrid vehicles on the market today is the Chevrolet Volt. This car is isn't a traditional electric vehicle or a traditional hybrid with Chevrolet calling it an extended range electric vehicle. The car uses mostly electric power to drive the wheels and has an onboard gasoline generator that charges the battery when longer driving distance is needed than a traditional electric vehicle will allow.

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