GM has announced that 2014 Chevy, Buick and GMC models will now come with a new two year/ 24k mile maintenance program that includes free scheduled service. For most 2014 vehicles, Chevy, Buick and GMC dealers will complete an oil and filter change, four-wheel tire rotation, and conduct a 27-point vehicle inspection based on what's called for in the vehicle owner's manual maintenance schedule and oil life monitoring system.
Being able to remotely unlock your doors and remote start your GM vehicle is now one of the standard services that GM is adding to its OnStar RemoteLink Mobile App. GM announced the new RemoteLink Key Fob Services program on Wednesday for OnStar-equipped 2014 Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac models - even if the owner declines to pay for other OnStar services.
GM has announced the pricing for the 2014 Chevy SS, which starts at $44,470. The 2014 Chevy SS comes fully loaded with the only options being a sunroof ($900) and a full-size spare tire ($500). It comes standard with HID headlights, parking assist, Chevy MyLink with a navigation system, Bose audio system, heated and ventilated front seats, rear-vision camera and Side Blind Zone Alert and Lane Departure Warning.
It's been widely reported that the new 2013 Chevy Malibu has failed to excite the media and more importantly midsize sedan buyers. Following the steps that Honda took with the new Civic, GM has ordered an emergency refresh for the 2014 Chevy Malibu. According to GM, the 2014 Malibu is now roomier, more refined and more efficient execution of its midsize sedan. It also gets updated styling, a revised interior, a new 2.5L standard engine and suspension enhancements.
GM has announced that the all-new 2014 Chevy Corvette Stingray has been SAE certified at 460 horsepower and 465 lb-ft of torque with the available performance exhaust system. The Stingray is SAE-certified at 455 horsepower and 460 lb-ft with the standard exhaust system. They are the highest standard power ratings ever for the Corvette and GM expects it to also get 26 mpg on the highway.
GM has announced the pricing for the 2014 Chevy Spark EV, which starts at $27,495 or as low as $19,995 after the available federal tax credit and as low as $17,495 if you include the state credits. Buyers can also lease the 2014 Spark EV 1LT model for as low as $199 a month for 36 months, with only $999 due at signing.
General Motors and Nissan have announced that the companies have signed an agreement for Nissan to produce a small cargo vehicle that GM will sell in the United States and Canada. GM expects the 2015 Chevrolet City Express, which is based on the Nissan NV200, to be available for sale in the fall of 2014.
Yup you read that right. Tessa Baughman a GM engineer recently took the 2014 Chevy Cruze Turbo Diesel to Arkansas, where she drove 900 miles on one tank of diesel fuel. The Cruze Turbo Diesel is powered by a 2.0L turbo-diesel engine and is officially rated at 46 mpg on the highway, but Baughman explains how it's possible to squeeze out even more mpg.
GM has unveiled the new 2014 Chevy Silverado High Country, which will join the LTZ and Z71 models in the Silverado lineup this fall. On the outside the Silverado High Country gets a unique chrome grille with horizontal chrome bars, projector headlamps, body-color front and rear bumpers and chrome body side moldings, door handles and mirrors. It also rides on unique 20-inch chrome wheels.
GM has released the pricing for the 2014 Corvette Stingray, which starts at $51,995 for the coupe and the Corvette Stingray convertible will start at $56,995. "The 2014 Corvette Stingray perfectly embodies Chevrolet's mission to deliver more than expected for our customers," said Chris Perry, vice president, Chevrolet marketing. "The Corvette Stingray delivers a combination of performance, design and technology that very few manufacturers can match, and none can even come close for $52,000."
The 2014 Chevy Spark EV now sits at the top of the retail electric vehicle segment with an EPA-estimated 119 MPGe rating. The Spark EV also has a combined driving range of 82 miles on a full charge. The 2014 Spark EV will also reach 0-60 mph in under eight seconds thanks to its electric motor that generates 130 horsepower and 400 lb-ft. of torque.
GM has announced that the 2014 Chevy Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel has been rated at 46 mpg on the highway, giving it the highest highway rating of any non-hybrid passenger car in the US. The Cruze Diesel is powered by a 2.0L turbo-diesel engine with 148 horsepower and 258 lb-ft. of torque that accelerates the sedan from 0-60 mph in 8.6 seconds. It also has an overboost feature that increases the engine's torque to 280 lb-ft. for short bursts. The Cruze Diesel gets 4 mpg better on the highway than the gas-powered Cruze Eco.
Chevy has unveiled the updates to the 2014 Chevy Camaro lineup at the New York Auto Show. All 2014 Camaros are getting a revised exterior, but the big news is the return of the Camaro Z/28, which according to Chevy is the most "track-capable Camaro ever."
GM is updating the fifth-generation Chevy Camaro for the 2014 model year. According to GM the 2014 Chevy Camaro represents the biggest change yet to the current generation, although no other details were released. GM has released this single teaser photo, which still doesn't give us a clear view of what changes we will see next week.
Callaway is known for creating unique Corvettes and with shooting brake models becoming more popular, well at least as concept models, it's no surprise that Callaway's latest project is a shooting brake version of the latest Corvette Stingray. Dubbed the AeroWagon, the Callaway concept takes the 2014 Corvette Stingray coupe and adds a wagon like rear end.
The Geneva Motor Show may be all the news this week, but at the end of this month the 2013 New York Auto Show kicks off. GM has confirmed plans to unveil five new models in "The Big Apple." On the menu this year will be the 2014 Chevy SS, a refreshed 2014 Camaro, the all-new 2014 Cadillac CTS and the new Buick Regal and LaCrosse.
GM has officially unveiled the 2014 Chevy Corvette Stingray convertible in Geneva. The Corvette Stingray convertible gets the same 450-hp 6.2L V8 as the coupe and its electric soft top can be lowered remotely using the car's key fob. The top can also be opened or closed on the go, at speeds of up to 30 mph.
Later this year the all-new 2014 Chevy Corvette Stingray Coupe is going to arrive in showrooms, which will be followed by the convertible version. Now it's being reported by the guys over at Motor Trend that GM is currently working on a low-cost Corvette for the 2015 model year. A new "cheaper" Corvette would be great for enthusiasts that may be turned off by the Corvette Stingray's starting price, which has yet to be announced.
The wait is over! Chevy has taken the wraps off the 2014 Chevy SS, which will debut this weekend at the Daytona International Speedway as the SS racecar makes its NASCAR debut during the Daytona 500. The Chevy SS borrows the Camaro's platform and marks the Chevy's first V8 rear-wheel-drive sedan since 1996.
GM is employing a new lightweight "smart material" on the 2014 Chevy Corvette Stingray, which helps it drop 99 pounds compared to the outgoing Corvette. The 2014 Corvette is the first vehicle to use a GM's new lightweight shape memory alloy wire in place of a heavier motorized actuator to open and close the hatch vent that releases air from the trunk. This allows the trunk lid to close more easily than on the previous models where trapped air could make the lid harder to close.
Holden has taken the wraps off the new VF Commodore in Australia, which will be exported to the US in form of the new 2014 Chevy SS rear-wheel-drive sedan. "The VF Commodore really is a class above," said Holden Chairman and Managing Director Mike Devereux. "No other car created in Australia is as technologically advanced, and we're very proud that not only was the VF designed and engineered here, but it will also be exported to the USA for GM's biggest global brand, Chevrolet."
Chevy has confirmed the rumors, the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray convertible will make its world debut on March 5 at the Geneva Motor Show. "It's fitting to introduce the new Stingray convertible on the global stage at Geneva because Corvette is the face of Chevrolet the world over," said Susan Docherty, president and managing director of Chevrolet and Cadillac Europe. "It is an icon that has long been recognized and admired even in countries where it's never officially been offered."
Chevy has unveiled the 2014 Chevy Cruze Clean Diesel, which will arrive this summer starting at $25,695. The Cruze Clean Diesel is powered by a 2.0L clean diesel engine that packs 148 horsepower and gets up to 42 mpg on the highway.
The Baltimore Ravens took home the win last night at Super Bowl XLVII and Baltimore Ravens Quarterback Joe Flacco received the MVP award. Chevy was the official sponsor of the Super Bowl XLVII MVP Award and presented Flacco with the keys to a 2014 Chevy Corvette Stingray. The honor of awarding the Super Bowl XLVII MVP Award was given to Rick Flick of New Orleans' Banner Chevrolet, who knows a thing or two about comebacks. Banner Chevrolet, a part of Flick's family for 40 years, was wiped out by Hurricane Katrina and was the first business to reopen in New Orleans East after the devastating 2005 storm. Flick presented quarterback Joe Flacco with a 2014 Corvette Stingray today in recognition of his effort in leading the Baltimore Ravens' to a 34-31 win over the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday night.
It's only been a few weeks since GM took the wraps off the 2014 Chevy Corvette Stingray coupe and now it's being reported that the convertible version is going to debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March. Sources recently confirmed to Autoweek that the 2014 Corvette Stingray convertible will take the stage in Geneva in March.
It's been a while since GM has released any info about the upcoming Chevy Cruze diesel, but according to GM Authority, GM will debut the 2014 Cruze diesel at the 2013 Chicago Auto Show next month. The Cruze diesel will officially be called the Eco-D and is expected to get a 2.0L diesel engine. GM hasn't announced the performance specs, but its engineers have set a goal of being able to travel 700 miles on the highway between fillups.