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2014 Chevrolet Impala secures your info and your stuff with a PIN-activated faceplate

2014 Chevrolet Impala secures your info and your stuff with a PIN-activated faceplate

The 2014 Chevrolet Impala has an interesting new valet mode that allows users to shield their personal items and personal information from unknown users. This could be a big deal for a lot of people considering many automobiles save your phone book to internal storage allowing you to dial using your voice while driving. The special valet mode in the new Impala uses the cars available eight-inch center stack display as an interactive touchscreen.

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2014 Chevrolet SS unveiled, manual transmission is MIA

2014 Chevrolet SS unveiled, manual transmission is MIA

General Motors unveiled late last night the 2014 Chevrolet SS, which just so happens to be Chevrolet's first rear-wheel-drive performance sedan in 17 years. Of course, it's essentially the same car as Holden's Commodore SS V in Australia, but us Americans will be able to get in on the action thanks to Chevrolet (Holden and Chevrolet are both owned by General Motors).

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2014 Corvette is the first GM vehicle to use “Smart Materials”

2014 Corvette is the first GM vehicle to use “Smart Materials”

When its comes to technology for performance, the Chevrolet Corvette has long been one of the vehicles where Chevrolet pulls out all the stops. Chevrolet has announced that it has debuted a new "smart material" on the new 2014 Corvette Stingray. The 2014 Corvette is the first General Motors vehicle to use a lightweight shape memory alloy wire in place of a heavier motorized actuator to open and close the hatch vent release.

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Chevrolet says Spark is attracting young buyers thanks to price and colors

Chevrolet says Spark is attracting young buyers thanks to price and colors

Chevrolet has taken a bit of time out of his busy schedule pimping the new Corvette to talk a bit about its cheap car called the Spark. Chevy says that early buyer data for the car shows that 29% of people who buy are under 35. Chevy also says that half of those people are coming from non-GM brands.

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Toyota becomes the world’s largest automaker

Toyota becomes the world’s largest automaker

This week Toyota reclaimed its former spot as the world's largest automaker with a 23% gain in global sales for 2012. Toyota sold 9.75 million vehicles during 2012 allowing it to take the top spot from GM. GM sold 9.29 million vehicles in 2012.

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2014 Corvette shows up in the wild

2014 Corvette shows up in the wild

Chevrolet officially unveiled the 2014 Corvette C7 at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan a couple weeks ago, and while we got to see it on the show floor under the pretty lights, it's just not the same as seeing it out in the public dominating the roads. However, someone ended up spotting one in Arizona and took a few photos for us to enjoy.

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Chevrolet shows off 2014 Corvette all-digital instrument panel

Chevrolet shows off 2014 Corvette all-digital instrument panel

Before the 2014 Corvette C7 was officially announced earlier this week, we got a very short glimpse of the all-digital instrument panel back in November, thanks to a teaser trailer about the new car. From just the split-second look that we had, we could tell that the gauge cluster was going to be fantastic, and it looks like that's actually very true.

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2014 Corvette C7 is free, but only in Gran Turismo 5

2014 Corvette C7 is free, but only in Gran Turismo 5

Chevrolet officially unveiled the 2014 Corvette C7 "Stingray" last night at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, and now the makers behind Gran Turismo 5 are implementing the new car into the latest racing simulator from Polyphony. The best part is, Gran Turismo 5 players can get behind the wheel of the new 2014 Corvette for free, virtually speaking.

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Chevrolet officially unveils 2014 Corvette C7

Chevrolet officially unveils 2014 Corvette C7

It's finally official, folks. After months of rumors, speculation, leaks, and quick looks, Chevrolet finally unveiled the 2014 Corvette C7. As expected, this new generation features a completely redesigned exterior and interior, but the company still sticks with the overall slick design of the long nose and short tail that the Corvette has always been about.

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Steering column issues force GM to recall nearly 70k trucks, SUVs, and vans

Steering column issues force GM to recall nearly 70k trucks, SUVs, and vans

Another day, another round of recalls it seems. Yesterday we heard that Subaru was recalling more than 600,000 vehicles due to a potential problem with accessory lights short circuiting and catching fire, but today it's GM's turn. The company is recalling right around 69,000 trucks, vans, and SUVs due to a steering column defect that could potentially allow the cars to roll away after being put in park.

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GM to differentiate SUV and truck designs with 2014 models

GM to differentiate SUV and truck designs with 2014 models

If you know anything about SUVs and trucks from General Motors, you'll know that the company has largely been replicating their designs so that certain SUVs and trucks match each other. However, starting with their 2014 models, GM will be giving each of its vehicles a unique look to separate them from the pack.

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GM recalls over 145,000 mid-size trucks over hood latch issue

GM recalls over 145,000 mid-size trucks over hood latch issue

If you happen to own a Chevy Colorado or a GMC Canyon between the years 2010 and 2012, you might be in for a recall. General Motors has announced a recall for over 145,000 of these mid-size trucks due to an issue with the hood latch that could result in the hood opening while the vehicle is being driven. GM notes that 118,800 are in the US, 15,264 in Canada, 7,492 in Mexico, and the rest are exports.

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