The Truth About Cars » Chevrolet http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:42:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » Chevrolet http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/category/reviews/chevrolet/ Sheriff Resurrects 20-year-old LT1-powered Chevrolet Caprice http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/sherriff-resurrects-20-year-old-lt1-powered-chevrolet-caprice/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/sherriff-resurrects-20-year-old-lt1-powered-chevrolet-caprice/#comments Wed, 27 Jan 2016 21:00:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1274617   An Illinois sheriff knows a barn find when he sees one. According to the Northwest Herald, McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Mike Stadler spotted an old parade Chevrolet Caprice with 4,000 miles gathering dust in a shed and decided to bring it back into service. The 20-year-old, LT1-powered police cruiser — which sports none of […]

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  An Illinois sheriff knows a barn find when he sees one. According to the Northwest Herald, McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Mike Stadler spotted an old parade Chevrolet Caprice with 4,000 miles gathering dust in a shed and decided to bring it back into service. The 20-year-old, LT1-powered police cruiser — which sports none of […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Volkswagen Finished Second in China, Big Trouble for Takata, and Apple’s Longtime Car Guy Gone http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-up-volkswagen-finished-second-in-china-big-trouble-for-takata-and-apples-longtime-car-guy-gone/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-up-volkswagen-finished-second-in-china-big-trouble-for-takata-and-apples-longtime-car-guy-gone/#comments Sat, 23 Jan 2016 15:58:44 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1271897 Volkswagen’s chief in China says they’re probably not retaking the crown from General Motors there anytime soon. That, Apple’s lead car guy is gone, Takata’s in trouble and more … after the break! Volkswagen’s China chief: ‘Volume isn’t everything’ Volkswagen’s chief in China said the automaker would have a good year in China and deflected […]

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Volkswagen’s chief in China says they’re probably not retaking the crown from General Motors there anytime soon. That, Apple’s lead car guy is gone, Takata’s in trouble and more … after the break! Volkswagen’s China chief: ‘Volume isn’t everything’ Volkswagen’s chief in China said the automaker would have a good year in China and deflected […]

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RIP: General Motors’ Fastlane Blog 2006-2015 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/rip-general-motors-fastlane-blog-2006-2015/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/rip-general-motors-fastlane-blog-2006-2015/#comments Fri, 22 Jan 2016 19:31:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1271713 General Motors quietly redirected its Fastlane Blog back to the mothership in December, signaling an end to the direct-to-C-suite “conversations” you could have with automotive executives. The blog, which once hosted Maximum Bob’s musings on life, design and resign, was held up as a paragon for corporate communication in its day (it won a Webby) […]

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General Motors quietly redirected its Fastlane Blog back to the mothership in December, signaling an end to the direct-to-C-suite “conversations” you could have with automotive executives. The blog, which once hosted Maximum Bob’s musings on life, design and resign, was held up as a paragon for corporate communication in its day (it won a Webby) […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Don’t Leave Europe Out of the Party, Bizarre End To GM Lawsuit, and 2015’s Recall-mania http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-dont-leave-europe-party-bizarre-end-gm-lawsuit-2015s-recall-mania/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-dont-leave-europe-party-bizarre-end-gm-lawsuit-2015s-recall-mania/#comments Fri, 22 Jan 2016 16:00:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1271513 Volkswagen to European diesel owners: “Why you mad?” That, the mailman can’t deliver on the first lawsuit against GM, Caddies built in China and 51.3 million cars were recalled in 2015 … after the break! German officials criticizing Volkswagen for unfair treatment Justice officials in Germany are telling Volkswagen that treating American and European owners differently “cannot […]

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Volkswagen to European diesel owners: “Why you mad?” That, the mailman can’t deliver on the first lawsuit against GM, Caddies built in China and 51.3 million cars were recalled in 2015 … after the break! German officials criticizing Volkswagen for unfair treatment Justice officials in Germany are telling Volkswagen that treating American and European owners differently “cannot […]

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General Motors’ Latest on Oshawa Plant: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/general-motors-latest-oshawa/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/general-motors-latest-oshawa/#comments Thu, 21 Jan 2016 18:00:01 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1271137 General Motors CEO and Chairwoman Mary Barra met with Canadian government officials in Davos, Switzerland on Thursday, but didn’t reveal any specifics for the automaker’s languishing Oshawa, Ontario plant, according to CTV News. Barra spoke with Navdeep Bains, Canada’s economic development minister, before she met with new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Bains promoted Oshawa as a place for GM […]

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General Motors CEO and Chairwoman Mary Barra met with Canadian government officials in Davos, Switzerland on Thursday, but didn’t reveal any specifics for the automaker’s languishing Oshawa, Ontario plant, according to CTV News. Barra spoke with Navdeep Bains, Canada’s economic development minister, before she met with new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Bains promoted Oshawa as a place for GM […]

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GM’s Barra Defends Not Equipping Some Global Cars with Airbags http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/gms-barra-defends-not-equipping-global-cars-airbags/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/gms-barra-defends-not-equipping-global-cars-airbags/#comments Wed, 20 Jan 2016 19:30:32 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1270033 General Motors CEO and Chairwoman Mary Barra defended Wednesday her company’s decision not to put airbags in some of its cars in international markets. “In many of those places the technology is available and it’s a customer choice if they want it,” Barra said, according to the International Business Times. “There’s many cases where we […]

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General Motors CEO and Chairwoman Mary Barra defended Wednesday her company’s decision not to put airbags in some of its cars in international markets. “In many of those places the technology is available and it’s a customer choice if they want it,” Barra said, according to the International Business Times. “There’s many cases where we […]

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General Motors, Tesla Spar Over Electric Car Sales http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/general-motors-tesla-spar-electric-car-sales/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/general-motors-tesla-spar-electric-car-sales/#comments Wed, 20 Jan 2016 18:20:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1270009 At a one-day workshop Tuesday sponsored by the Federal Trade Commission to discuss the future of automobile dealers in the U.S., executives from General Motors and Tesla jabbed at each other over electric car sales. GM CEO and Chairwoman Mary Barra touted the new Chevrolet Bolt as being one of the few all-electric cars that […]

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At a one-day workshop Tuesday sponsored by the Federal Trade Commission to discuss the future of automobile dealers in the U.S., executives from General Motors and Tesla jabbed at each other over electric car sales. GM CEO and Chairwoman Mary Barra touted the new Chevrolet Bolt as being one of the few all-electric cars that […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Let’s Talk Carbon Emissions, Volkswagen’s Bigger Headache, and Plug-in Porsches http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-lets-talk-carbon-emissions-volkswagens-bigger-headache-plug-porsches/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-lets-talk-carbon-emissions-volkswagens-bigger-headache-plug-porsches/#comments Wed, 20 Jan 2016 17:15:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1269977 FCA has to clean up its act in a hurry, or pay a lot more to sell cars in the future. That, Europe wants Volkswagen to treat its owners the same as American owners, General Motors’ lawyers get down and dirty and Porsche’s plug-in 911 … after the break! Fiat Chrysler finishes last in fuel […]

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FCA has to clean up its act in a hurry, or pay a lot more to sell cars in the future. That, Europe wants Volkswagen to treat its owners the same as American owners, General Motors’ lawyers get down and dirty and Porsche’s plug-in 911 … after the break! Fiat Chrysler finishes last in fuel […]

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Buick Avista, Cadillac Sub-ATS and Opel GT – Let’s All-pha Speculate http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/buick-avista-cadillac-sub-ats-opel-gt-lets-pha-speculate/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/buick-avista-cadillac-sub-ats-opel-gt-lets-pha-speculate/#comments Tue, 19 Jan 2016 20:30:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1269561 Last week, Opel teased its upcoming GT Concept by saying: “You will see Opel with a fresh pair of eyes.” That’s just lovely. But let’s take a step back, look at General Motors’ Alpha platform with a fresh pair of eyes and wonder aloud together: Is it all Alpha from here on out? First, here’s […]

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Last week, Opel teased its upcoming GT Concept by saying: “You will see Opel with a fresh pair of eyes.” That’s just lovely. But let’s take a step back, look at General Motors’ Alpha platform with a fresh pair of eyes and wonder aloud together: Is it all Alpha from here on out? First, here’s […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Volkswagen Turns To Former FBI Chief, Renault Just ‘Improving’ Emissions, GM Buys Ridesharing Service http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-volkswagen-turns-former-fbi-chief-renault-just-improving-emissions-gm-buys-ridesharing-service/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-volkswagen-turns-former-fbi-chief-renault-just-improving-emissions-gm-buys-ridesharing-service/#comments Tue, 19 Jan 2016 17:00:49 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1269449 Volkswagen just tabbed a former FBI director to be the highest paid traffic cop in the universe. That, Renault is only “improving” its emissions, GM’s big bet on ride sharing and the world’s biggest auto supplier says diesel isn’t dead … after the break! Report: Volkswagen will tab former FBI director to help in US investigations […]

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Volkswagen just tabbed a former FBI director to be the highest paid traffic cop in the universe. That, Renault is only “improving” its emissions, GM’s big bet on ride sharing and the world’s biggest auto supplier says diesel isn’t dead … after the break! Report: Volkswagen will tab former FBI director to help in US investigations […]

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Mid-Engine Corvette Closer Than Ever http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/mid-engine-corvette-closer-ever/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/mid-engine-corvette-closer-ever/#comments Mon, 18 Jan 2016 15:00:46 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1267985 It is no secret that GM has flirted with mid-engine Corvettes for decades. Until now, the company has lacked the motivation, consensus, and/or resources to move to a mid-engine layout. However, this is the new GM. The feds are no longer calling the shots and the General has been upstaged by Ford for too long. […]

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It is no secret that GM has flirted with mid-engine Corvettes for decades. Until now, the company has lacked the motivation, consensus, and/or resources to move to a mid-engine layout. However, this is the new GM. The feds are no longer calling the shots and the General has been upstaged by Ford for too long. […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Infamous GM Engineer Speaks, You Only Get One With Dinner, and Hydrogen’s Hedged Bet http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-up-infamous-gm-engineer-speaks-you-only-get-one-with-dinner-and-hydrogens-hedged-bet/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-up-infamous-gm-engineer-speaks-you-only-get-one-with-dinner-and-hydrogens-hedged-bet/#comments Sat, 16 Jan 2016 16:04:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1268041 The man in the middle of GM’s faulty ignition switch has finally spoken, and the word “mistake” came up at least twice. That, does anyone have the number for Google, GM and Honda may join forces, and take a cab … after the break! Former GM engineer says ‘mistakes were made’ in faulty switch The engineer at […]

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The man in the middle of GM’s faulty ignition switch has finally spoken, and the word “mistake” came up at least twice. That, does anyone have the number for Google, GM and Honda may join forces, and take a cab … after the break! Former GM engineer says ‘mistakes were made’ in faulty switch The engineer at […]

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Cheap Car Wars Canada: 2016 Chevrolet Spark Gets $9,995 CAD Price Tag, and Americans Should Be Seriously Pissed Off http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/cheap-car-wars-canada-2016-chevrolet-spark-gets-9995-cad-price-tag-americans-seriously-pissed-off/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/cheap-car-wars-canada-2016-chevrolet-spark-gets-9995-cad-price-tag-americans-seriously-pissed-off/#comments Fri, 15 Jan 2016 18:00:08 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1267561 Chevrolet might be trying to sell its newest Spark in the United States for $12,660 ($13,535 with freight), but the automaker is bringing its game to other low-priced subcompacts in Canada with a starting price of $9,995 CAD ($11,595 CAD with freight/PDI). That means the Spark costs $6,880 USD on the Canadian side of the border after adjusting […]

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Chevrolet might be trying to sell its newest Spark in the United States for $12,660 ($13,535 with freight), but the automaker is bringing its game to other low-priced subcompacts in Canada with a starting price of $9,995 CAD ($11,595 CAD with freight/PDI). That means the Spark costs $6,880 USD on the Canadian side of the border after adjusting […]

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Take a Break and Read This Story About GM’s Ignition Switch Lawsuit. Now. http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/take-a-break-and-read-this-story-about-gms-ignition-switch-lawsuit-now/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/take-a-break-and-read-this-story-about-gms-ignition-switch-lawsuit-now/#comments Thu, 14 Jan 2016 20:00:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1266649 I realize for many of you the lunch hour is probably over by now, but there’s enough time before the end of the afternoon to read, digest and regurgitate repeatedly over Atlanta magazine’s epic telling of one family’s lawsuit against General Motors for their faulty ignition switches. Seriously, it’s great. Go read it. Take a […]

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I realize for many of you the lunch hour is probably over by now, but there’s enough time before the end of the afternoon to read, digest and regurgitate repeatedly over Atlanta magazine’s epic telling of one family’s lawsuit against General Motors for their faulty ignition switches. Seriously, it’s great. Go read it. Take a […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Investors Pump the Brakes, Daimler’s Dig, and Chapo’s Crapwagon http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-investors-pump-brakes-daimlers-dig-chapos-crapwagon/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-investors-pump-brakes-daimlers-dig-chapos-crapwagon/#comments Thu, 14 Jan 2016 18:09:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1266585 Investors aren’t necessarily drinking automakers’ Kool-Aid that 2016 will be full of beer and Skittles. That, the China-made Cadillac CT6 that’ll eventually get here, El Chapo’s cheapo getaway car and General Motors’ questions get down and dirty … after the break! Investors aren’t embracing automakers’ continued enthusiasm Even though automakers are boasting fatter bottom lines […]

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Investors aren’t necessarily drinking automakers’ Kool-Aid that 2016 will be full of beer and Skittles. That, the China-made Cadillac CT6 that’ll eventually get here, El Chapo’s cheapo getaway car and General Motors’ questions get down and dirty … after the break! Investors aren’t embracing automakers’ continued enthusiasm Even though automakers are boasting fatter bottom lines […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Kia’s Big Show, Porsche’s Diesel Fix and Müller Says VW Just Misunderstood The Law, You Guys http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-kias-big-show-porsches-diesel-fix-muller-says-vw-just-misunderstood-law-guys/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-kias-big-show-porsches-diesel-fix-muller-says-vw-just-misunderstood-law-guys/#comments Wed, 13 Jan 2016 17:00:33 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1265769 Porsche’s CEO is confident that the fix for their 3-liter diesel Cayennes will be approved by regulators, which is more than Volkswagen can say at the moment. That, Kia’s big Detroit show, GM’s plan to sell cars online and Volkswagen CEO has a momentarily lapse of logic … after the break! Porsche’s 3-liter fix is in, probably […]

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Porsche’s CEO is confident that the fix for their 3-liter diesel Cayennes will be approved by regulators, which is more than Volkswagen can say at the moment. That, Kia’s big Detroit show, GM’s plan to sell cars online and Volkswagen CEO has a momentarily lapse of logic … after the break! Porsche’s 3-liter fix is in, probably […]

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NAIAS 2016: 2017 Chevrolet Bolt – Seven Seconds to Sixty http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-2017-chevrolet-bolt-seven-seconds-sixty/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-2017-chevrolet-bolt-seven-seconds-sixty/#comments Mon, 11 Jan 2016 14:46:43 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1262897 After last week’s unveiling at CES, we were left with plenty of questions about the new 2017 Chevrolet Bolt. Answers came today, at least about its drivetrain. Notably, GM mentions a low-speed driving mode that allows for single-pedal operation. This “Low” mode allows the driver to control regenerative braking with a paddle behind the steering wheel. […]

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After last week’s unveiling at CES, we were left with plenty of questions about the new 2017 Chevrolet Bolt. Answers came today, at least about its drivetrain. Notably, GM mentions a low-speed driving mode that allows for single-pedal operation. This “Low” mode allows the driver to control regenerative braking with a paddle behind the steering wheel. […]

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TTAC News Round-up: 2016 Detroit Auto Show Preview, VW’s Müller to Attend NAIAS, and Dealers Force Infiniti QX30 Name Change http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-2016-detroit-auto-show-preview/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-2016-detroit-auto-show-preview/#comments Sat, 09 Jan 2016 17:01:37 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1260633 This Saturday is the calm before the storm. While the Los Angeles Auto Show is the opening act of the North American auto show season, Detroit is the main event. Here’s what to expect at the 2016 North American International Auto Show, which begins this Monday. That, Herr Müller is planning on visiting Detroit and U.S. […]

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This Saturday is the calm before the storm. While the Los Angeles Auto Show is the opening act of the North American auto show season, Detroit is the main event. Here’s what to expect at the 2016 North American International Auto Show, which begins this Monday. That, Herr Müller is planning on visiting Detroit and U.S. […]

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Chevrolet Bolt Probably Costs $37,500 Before Incentives http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/chevrolet-bolt-probably-costs-37500-before-incentives/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/chevrolet-bolt-probably-costs-37500-before-incentives/#comments Thu, 07 Jan 2016 21:00:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1259321 The eagle eyes over at AutoGuide spotted something that we wished we would have noticed Wednesday. Chevrolet’s website let slip that the Bolt’s MSRP was $37,500 before federal and state incentives. And it’s still there. That would satisfy General Motors’ CEO Mary Barra’s claim that the Bolt would cost “around $30,000” when it goes on […]

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The eagle eyes over at AutoGuide spotted something that we wished we would have noticed Wednesday. Chevrolet’s website let slip that the Bolt’s MSRP was $37,500 before federal and state incentives. And it’s still there. That would satisfy General Motors’ CEO Mary Barra’s claim that the Bolt would cost “around $30,000” when it goes on […]

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Chevrolet Unwraps 2017 Cruze Hatchback Before Detroit, On Sale This Fall http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/chevrolet-unwraps-2017-cruze-hatchback-before-detroit-on-sale-this-fall/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/chevrolet-unwraps-2017-cruze-hatchback-before-detroit-on-sale-this-fall/#comments Thu, 07 Jan 2016 13:30:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1259017 No, you aren’t seeing things this morning. Chevrolet announced late Wednesday night a five-door version of their staple compact Cruze will be heading to Detroit for the 2016 North American International Auto Show — and they published some photos to prove it. The first-generation Cruze, while available as a hatchback in other markets, was never marketed as […]

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No, you aren’t seeing things this morning. Chevrolet announced late Wednesday night a five-door version of their staple compact Cruze will be heading to Detroit for the 2016 North American International Auto Show — and they published some photos to prove it. The first-generation Cruze, while available as a hatchback in other markets, was never marketed as […]

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The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt: Here It Is, Whatever It Is http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/2017-chevrolet-bolt-whatever/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/2017-chevrolet-bolt-whatever/#comments Wed, 06 Jan 2016 22:20:06 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1258897 General Motors CEO — and Chairwoman! — Mary Barra unveiled on Wednesday the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The compact electric car had already broken cover earlier in the day (oops), but the first look at Chevrolet’s “production” electric car raised more questions than it gave answers. According to […]

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General Motors CEO — and Chairwoman! — Mary Barra unveiled on Wednesday the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The compact electric car had already broken cover earlier in the day (oops), but the first look at Chevrolet’s “production” electric car raised more questions than it gave answers. According to […]

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TTAC News Round-up: CES Is an Auto Show Now, Volkswagen Apologizes (Again), and Do You Want to Be an Automotive Journalist? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-ces-auto-show-now-volkswagen-apologizes-want-automotive-journalist/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-ces-auto-show-now-volkswagen-apologizes-want-automotive-journalist/#comments Wed, 06 Jan 2016 19:00:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1258537 Started in New York City in 1967 as an offshoot of the Chicago Music Show, the Consumer Electronics Show has grown to capture the interest and intrigue of automakers. Las Vegas now has two auto shows. That, Volkswagen’s unending stream of German-accented apologies, why Ford might not be hitching itself to Google and how you […]

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Started in New York City in 1967 as an offshoot of the Chicago Music Show, the Consumer Electronics Show has grown to capture the interest and intrigue of automakers. Las Vegas now has two auto shows. That, Volkswagen’s unending stream of German-accented apologies, why Ford might not be hitching itself to Google and how you […]

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So Wait, We’re All Working for General Motors Now? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/wait-working-general-motors-now/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/wait-working-general-motors-now/#comments Tue, 05 Jan 2016 22:00:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1257841 Existing cameras on General Motors cars could help the automaker draw detailed maps for future self-driving cars, the automaker announced Tuesday. GM said the technology, which it’s developing with Mobileye and will be called “Road Experience Management,” would use existing cameras and OnStar systems to upload “crowd-sourced” maps to the automaker to support future autonomous driving. […]

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Existing cameras on General Motors cars could help the automaker draw detailed maps for future self-driving cars, the automaker announced Tuesday. GM said the technology, which it’s developing with Mobileye and will be called “Road Experience Management,” would use existing cameras and OnStar systems to upload “crowd-sourced” maps to the automaker to support future autonomous driving. […]

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Barra Named General Motors’ First Chairwoman http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/barra-named-general-motors-first-chairwoman/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/barra-named-general-motors-first-chairwoman/#comments Mon, 04 Jan 2016 22:30:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1256985 General Motors CEO Mary Barra will be the automaker’s first female chairwoman of their board of directors, the automaker said Monday. Barra takes over for Tim Solso, who will remain on the board. Barra took over as CEO two years ago and is GM’s first female CEO. When Barra took over as CEO in January […]

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General Motors CEO Mary Barra will be the automaker’s first female chairwoman of their board of directors, the automaker said Monday. Barra takes over for Tim Solso, who will remain on the board. Barra took over as CEO two years ago and is GM’s first female CEO. When Barra took over as CEO in January […]

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General Motors Makes $500M Bet on Lyft http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/general-motors-makes-500m-bet-lyft/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/general-motors-makes-500m-bet-lyft/#comments Mon, 04 Jan 2016 18:00:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1256769 General Motors announced Monday that it would invest $500 million in ride-sharing service Lyft to help boost the automaker’s business in car-sharing companies and perhaps rental cars. The automaker announced that the investment — roughly half of Lyft’s latest round of fundraising — would buy the automaker seat on the ride-sharing company’s board of directors. Lyft, […]

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General Motors announced Monday that it would invest $500 million in ride-sharing service Lyft to help boost the automaker’s business in car-sharing companies and perhaps rental cars. The automaker announced that the investment — roughly half of Lyft’s latest round of fundraising — would buy the automaker seat on the ride-sharing company’s board of directors. Lyft, […]

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