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. Fri, 05 Feb 2016 21:00:23 +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 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: 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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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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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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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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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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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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Five by Five: Mental’s Favorites (and Yours) in 2015 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/five-five-favorites-mine-2015/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/five-five-favorites-mine-2015/#comments Mon, 04 Jan 2016 21:30:44 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1256393 It seems like a fine tradition here at TTAC for the contributors to look back on their work over the past year and actively seek feedback. The comments are my favorite part of this site, and it’s because of them that my work has shown up elsewhere. That’s a long way from the first contribution I emailed Bertel […]

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It seems like a fine tradition here at TTAC for the contributors to look back on their work over the past year and actively seek feedback. The comments are my favorite part of this site, and it’s because of them that my work has shown up elsewhere. That’s a long way from the first contribution I emailed Bertel […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Chevy Hot to Sell You a Sedan, Volvo’s V90 Peek and Cheap Gas http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-chevy-hot-sell-sedan-volvos-v90-peek-cheap-gas/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-chevy-hot-sell-sedan-volvos-v90-peek-cheap-gas/#comments Mon, 04 Jan 2016 17:00:01 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1256737 “What do I gotta do to get you to drive out of here in a brand-new 2016 Chevrolet Malibu today?” That, Ford and Google are moving to the country, Hyundai halts in China and Volvo’s wagon spied in some guy’s garage … after the break! Chevrolet needs to move these sedans, folks Automotive News reported that […]

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“What do I gotta do to get you to drive out of here in a brand-new 2016 Chevrolet Malibu today?” That, Ford and Google are moving to the country, Hyundai halts in China and Volvo’s wagon spied in some guy’s garage … after the break! Chevrolet needs to move these sedans, folks Automotive News reported that […]

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Who Wants To Lease A Chevy Cruze For Less Than A Gym Membership? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/wants-lease-chevy-cruze-less-gym-membership/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/wants-lease-chevy-cruze-less-gym-membership/#comments Wed, 30 Dec 2015 23:00:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1253481 Leasehackr has a screaming deal on a 2016 Chevrolet Cruze Limited (the old body style) 1LT Automatic if: 1) You can sell it for more than $13,000 after two years; 2) You’re were a Costco Auto member before Sept. 30; 3) You can get $1,800 off of MSRP, or thereabouts; 4) Max incentives; 5) You’re […]

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Leasehackr has a screaming deal on a 2016 Chevrolet Cruze Limited (the old body style) 1LT Automatic if: 1) You can sell it for more than $13,000 after two years; 2) You’re were a Costco Auto member before Sept. 30; 3) You can get $1,800 off of MSRP, or thereabouts; 4) Max incentives; 5) You’re […]

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General Motors Says Diesel Canyon and Colorado Are On Their Way http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/general-motors-says-diesel-canyoncolorado-trucks-way/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/general-motors-says-diesel-canyoncolorado-trucks-way/#comments Tue, 29 Dec 2015 21:00:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1252433 After delaying its Chevrolet Colorado/GMC Canyon diesel trucks for a “final validation” issue, General Motors said Tuesday that the trucks would be on their way to dealers. “The highly anticipated 2016 GMC Canyon diesel has begun shipping to dealers. We look forward to getting these trucks in the hands of our customers and appreciate their […]

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After delaying its Chevrolet Colorado/GMC Canyon diesel trucks for a “final validation” issue, General Motors said Tuesday that the trucks would be on their way to dealers. “The highly anticipated 2016 GMC Canyon diesel has begun shipping to dealers. We look forward to getting these trucks in the hands of our customers and appreciate their […]

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General Motors Sued For Inflating Truck Tow Ratings http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/general-motors-sued-inflating-truck-tow-ratings/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/general-motors-sued-inflating-truck-tow-ratings/#comments Tue, 29 Dec 2015 19:00:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1251689 A California man sued General Motors this month for revising its tow ratings for his 2014 GMC Sierra 1500 5.3-liter V-8, which meant he couldn’t tow his toy-hauler and golf cart, according to court records. The complaint, which was filed Dec. 11 in Central California’s district court, said General Motors intentionally misrepresented its claims for […]

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A California man sued General Motors this month for revising its tow ratings for his 2014 GMC Sierra 1500 5.3-liter V-8, which meant he couldn’t tow his toy-hauler and golf cart, according to court records. The complaint, which was filed Dec. 11 in Central California’s district court, said General Motors intentionally misrepresented its claims for […]

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2016 Chevrolet Impala Review – Buick’s Second Fiddle (Video) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/2016-chevrolet-impala-review/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/2016-chevrolet-impala-review/#comments Tue, 29 Dec 2015 15:00:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1249825 The Impala exists in an odd segment of its own. The full-sized Chevy is one of the largest sedans on sale in America, yet its base engine is only a 2.5-liter four cylinder. Based on the pricing and feature options, the Impala is designed to be a semi-step above the Malibu, yet the number of true competitors […]

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The Impala exists in an odd segment of its own. The full-sized Chevy is one of the largest sedans on sale in America, yet its base engine is only a 2.5-liter four cylinder. Based on the pricing and feature options, the Impala is designed to be a semi-step above the Malibu, yet the number of true competitors […]

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General Motors Is Here To Save You From Yourself http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/gm-is-here-to-save-you-from-yourself/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/gm-is-here-to-save-you-from-yourself/#comments Mon, 28 Dec 2015 22:00:02 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1250849 Hat tip to my good friend Sam Strano, he of the approximately 400 SCCA Solo and ProSolo National Championships, who forwarded me a letter (click through the break). General Motors sent Sam, a 2007 Corvette Z06 owner, extremely specific instructions about what to do if he were ever to find himself stuck in his Corvette due to […]

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Hat tip to my good friend Sam Strano, he of the approximately 400 SCCA Solo and ProSolo National Championships, who forwarded me a letter (click through the break). General Motors sent Sam, a 2007 Corvette Z06 owner, extremely specific instructions about what to do if he were ever to find himself stuck in his Corvette due to […]

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Corvette ‘E-Ray’ Trademark Has a Powertrain Patent Too http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/corvette-e-ray-trademark-has-a-powertrain-patent-too/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/corvette-e-ray-trademark-has-a-powertrain-patent-too/#comments Mon, 21 Dec 2015 22:00:27 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1248377 The fine, fine folks over at Car & Driver spotted a trademark filing made by General Motors for “Corvette E-Ray,” which probably means they’re going to ruin the Corvette soon. The trademark filing was made on Dec. 16, according to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, about three weeks after General Motors applied for a […]

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The fine, fine folks over at Car & Driver spotted a trademark filing made by General Motors for “Corvette E-Ray,” which probably means they’re going to ruin the Corvette soon. The trademark filing was made on Dec. 16, according to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, about three weeks after General Motors applied for a […]

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Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon Diesels Held Up by ‘Final Validation’ Issue http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/gm-delaying-canyoncolorado-diesels-cites-final-validation-issue/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/gm-delaying-canyoncolorado-diesels-cites-final-validation-issue/#comments Wed, 16 Dec 2015 22:45:52 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1244369 General Motors has delayed delivery of its Canyon/Colorado diesel trucks for an unspecified problem at their “final validation” stage, the automaker told TTAC on Wednesday. “Those trucks are still in final validations and we hope to ship soon,” said Brian Goebel, a spokesperson for GMC. More than 60 trucks ordered by customers are in varying stages […]

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General Motors has delayed delivery of its Canyon/Colorado diesel trucks for an unspecified problem at their “final validation” stage, the automaker told TTAC on Wednesday. “Those trucks are still in final validations and we hope to ship soon,” said Brian Goebel, a spokesperson for GMC. More than 60 trucks ordered by customers are in varying stages […]

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Subaru, Lexus Retain KBB’s Top Resale Crown for 2016 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/subaru-lexus-retain-kbbs-top-resale-crown-2016/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/subaru-lexus-retain-kbbs-top-resale-crown-2016/#comments Tue, 15 Dec 2015 19:00:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1242345 Subaru and Lexus brands topped Kelley Blue Book’s annual resale list for the second year in a row, the auto industry group announced Tuesday. Subaru claimed four model winners for 2016 and Lexus nabbed six honors in the annual survey that measures projected retained value for five years of ownership. Toyota and General Motors each […]

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Subaru and Lexus brands topped Kelley Blue Book’s annual resale list for the second year in a row, the auto industry group announced Tuesday. Subaru claimed four model winners for 2016 and Lexus nabbed six honors in the annual survey that measures projected retained value for five years of ownership. Toyota and General Motors each […]

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Piston Slap: Scootin’ Around A Classic Car Valuation? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/piston-slap-17/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/piston-slap-17/#comments Tue, 15 Dec 2015 13:00:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1241513 Cheryl writes: I have a 1982 Chevrolet Chevette Scooter and I’m trying to determine its value. It has manual transmission and no A/C. Is there a source you recommend I contact? Thank you for your help! Sajeev answers: Cheryl, you don’t know how long I’ve been waiting for this moment. For something, anything, related to the Chevy Chevette. […]

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Cheryl writes: I have a 1982 Chevrolet Chevette Scooter and I’m trying to determine its value. It has manual transmission and no A/C. Is there a source you recommend I contact? Thank you for your help! Sajeev answers: Cheryl, you don’t know how long I’ve been waiting for this moment. For something, anything, related to the Chevy Chevette. […]

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Wards 10 Best Engines For 2016 is Equal Parts Performance, Parsimonious http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/wards-10-best-engines-2016-equal-parts-performance-parsimonious/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/wards-10-best-engines-2016-equal-parts-performance-parsimonious/#comments Mon, 14 Dec 2015 19:00:24 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1242009 Three hybrid powertrains and three performance powertrains bookended Wards Auto’s top 10 engines, which was released last week. The list included repeat winners such as the Ram 1500 Ecodiesel 3-liter six, Subaru’s turbo flat-four and Nissan’s veteran VQ 3.5-liter V-6. Appearing for the first time was BMW’s replacement for its N55 turbocharged, 3-liter straight six […]

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Three hybrid powertrains and three performance powertrains bookended Wards Auto’s top 10 engines, which was released last week. The list included repeat winners such as the Ram 1500 Ecodiesel 3-liter six, Subaru’s turbo flat-four and Nissan’s veteran VQ 3.5-liter V-6. Appearing for the first time was BMW’s replacement for its N55 turbocharged, 3-liter straight six […]

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2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid Priced At $28,645, Nation Furrows Brow http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/2016-chevrolet-malibu-hybrid-priced-28645-nation-furrows-brow/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/2016-chevrolet-malibu-hybrid-priced-28645-nation-furrows-brow/#comments Fri, 11 Dec 2015 21:30:46 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1240681 Chevrolet announced this week that its hybridized version of the mid-sized Malibu would start at $28,645 including destination, for a fuel-sipping, 48 city-mpg, long-legged miler with all kinds of good looks. Those are the facts. Also true: the Ford Fusion Hybrid is $3,585 less expensive (although it only manages 41 mpg in the city), the […]

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Chevrolet announced this week that its hybridized version of the mid-sized Malibu would start at $28,645 including destination, for a fuel-sipping, 48 city-mpg, long-legged miler with all kinds of good looks. Those are the facts. Also true: the Ford Fusion Hybrid is $3,585 less expensive (although it only manages 41 mpg in the city), the […]

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2016 Chevrolet Camaro First Drive – Hostile and Hospitable http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/2016-chevrolet-camaro-first-drive/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/2016-chevrolet-camaro-first-drive/#comments Thu, 10 Dec 2015 17:00:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1239121 No good deed goes unpunished. When Chevrolet announced its fifth-generation Camaro in 2008 after a long hiatus, many hailed (including yours truly) its avant-garde style and sleeker sheet metal. A starring role and skyrocketing sales couldn’t dim its usual criticism shortly thereafter. Fully four years into that model, good feelings waned; its overweight chassis and zest […]

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No good deed goes unpunished. When Chevrolet announced its fifth-generation Camaro in 2008 after a long hiatus, many hailed (including yours truly) its avant-garde style and sleeker sheet metal. A starring role and skyrocketing sales couldn’t dim its usual criticism shortly thereafter. Fully four years into that model, good feelings waned; its overweight chassis and zest […]

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