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General Motors is in the midst of installing solar panels at Ohio’s Lordstown Complex, the plant where GM builds the Chevy Cruze. General Motors said its new 2.2 megawatt ground-mounted solar array will be complete by the end of 2014. When the last of more than 8,500 solar panels are in place, it will be […]

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General Motors announced it is bringing all its electric vehicle battery building in-house with production of battery systems for the 2015 Chevrolet Spark EV at its assembly plant in Brownstown, Mich. This also means there is a new battery coming in the Chevy Spark EV. “Using our in-house engineering and manufacturing expertise enabled us to […]

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Chevy’s  2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel was awarded top diesel car of the year and Chevrolet is the top diesel manufacturer of 2014. “The Chevrolet Cruze Diesel, with a market-leading 46 mpg highway (5.11 L/ 100 km) is clearly setting the pace for diesel-powered cars in the United States,” said Jonathan Spira, editorial director of The […]

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Chevrolet announced at the New York International Auto Show it is finally adding the Trax to its U.S. lineup. The automaker said the 2015 Trax small SUV will offer versatility, connectivity and turbocharged performance in an efficient package. As a reference point, the Chevy Trax shares components and is of roughly the same size as […]

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The 2014 Chevrolet Spark has been named a Top Safety Pick in its first year of eligibility. The Spark is also the only vehicle in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety minicar segment to earn the rating in 2014 model year testing. The small Chevy achieved highest possible “good” scores in the IIHS’s moderate overlap […]

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Among 2014 model year vehicles, Chevrolet offers seven with 5-Star Overall Vehicle Scores for safety from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), more than any other brand. In New Car Assessment Program testing, NHTSA gave its highest possible 5-star Overall Score to the Chevrolet Volt, Cruze, Sonic, Impala, Traverse, Camaro Coupe and Silverado 1500 […]

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General Motors will donate a Chevrolet Volt electric vehicle with extended range to the nonprofit Colorado Conservation Trust. This gift is for the group to auction off in support of its “Q for Conservation” event, which has generated more than $1.5 million for conservation projects statewide in its seven-year history. “The Chevy Volt is just […]

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Chevrolet’s small and compact car sales are up 229 percent year over year, from the second quarter of 2010 to the same quarter this year. The company said it is evidence of the brand’s continuing success in attracting buyers of all ages including millennial, whose purchase priorities include advanced technology, fuel economy, functionality and affordability. […]

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Those intrigued by the now-available Chevrolet Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel may be interested to know that Bosch is the provider the fuel injection system, ceramic glow plugs, engine control module, exhaust gas treatment technology and sensors for the vehicle. “The launch of the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel solidifies the growing perception and market […]

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The University of Victoria has won the MathWorks modeling award as part of the EcoCAR 2 student competition. The award recognizes the team’s use of MATLAB and Simulink for Model-Based Design during the three-year competition to reengineer a 2013 Chevrolet Malibu to improve its fuel efficiency. Alonside the University of Victoria, other schools on the […]

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