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This Chevy Silverado pickup truck is made from more than 300,000 Lego bricks

To promote The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part, Lego and Chevrolet teamed up on a life-size replica of the automaker's Silverado pickup truck made from more than 300,000 plastic bricks. The post This Chevy Silverado pickup truck is made from more than 300,000 Lego bricks appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Lego, Chevrolet, Pickup Trucks, Chevrolet Silverado, Silverado, Chevy Silverado, The Lego Movie 2, 2019 Detroit Auto Show


GM Quietly Erases Online Ad Already Pulled From Television

In a rare victory for television, General Motors was forced to pull one of its obnoxious “Real People” ads earlier this week after Ford, Toyota, and Honda cried foul over its claims. If you missed our earlier coverage, the gist was that GM stated Chevrolet was the more dependable brand by surprising rival owners — who […] The post GM Quietly Erases Online Ad Already Pulled From Television appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Commercials, Advertising, General Motors, Reliability, Gm, Autos, Ads, Honda, Chevrolet, J.d. Power, Ford Toyota, News Blog, Car Ads, Real People, Hot Legal Action, Truth Versus Advertising


GM’s Side Airbags Are Still Crashing the Party

In a perfect world, a vehicle’s airbags would only deploy in circumstances where the driver, in hindsight, applauds the life-saving buffer’s invention. Not included in that list of circumstances is a spinout, far removed from hard obstacles or other vehicles. One Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 driver isn’t applauding General Motors after his car’s side curtain airbags […] The post GM’s Side Airbags Are Still Crashing the Party appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Safety, General Motors, Quality, Airbags, Gm, Autos, Party, Chevrolet, News Blog, Airbag Deployment


QOTD: After GM Pulls ‘Real People’ Ad, What Do You Want to See In a Car Commercial?

As a blizzard bears down on a still unidentified swath of eastern North America, we can all take comfort in knowing General Motors has pulled one of its annoying “Real People” commercials from rotation. Small mercies. The ad, which stated Chevrolet was a more reliable brand than Toyota, Honda, and Ford, rankled its rivals and […] The post QOTD: After GM Pulls ‘Real People’ Ad, What Do You Want to See In a Car Commercial? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: General Motors, Ford, Gm, Autos, North America, Chevrolet, Qotd, Toyota Honda, News Blog, Question of the Day, Real People


Chevrolet Pulls 'Most Reliable' Ad After Being Challenged By Toyota 

In a recent ad campaign, Chevrolet made the claim that their cars are “more reliable” than Honda, Toyota, and Ford. This claim is based on some very selective survey data that Chevy sponsored. Toyota has disputed Chevrolet’s claim—and now the ad’s been pulled from the rotation.Read more...
Tags: Science, Ford, Gm, Car Buying, Toyota, Chevy, Chevrolet, Honda Toyota, Ad Watch, Real People, Reliablitly


Buick, Chevrolet and Cadillac all want in on electric cars

Cadillac is General Motors' vanguard brand to develop and build electric vehicles, but Buick and Chevrolet have plans for EVs too.
Tags: News, General Motors, Chevrolet, Cadillac, Buick, Buick Chevrolet


Ford's Mustang GT500 Might Share Gearboxes With The C8 Corvette

Ford and Chevrolet’s flagship sports cars could end up sharing the same gearbox, if rumours traced back to a supplier are true
Tags: Ford, Autos, Chevrolet


2019 Hyundai Elantra GT N Line Warm Hatch Debuts in Detroit

When Hyundai announced an “N Line” trim level to complement its N performance sub-brand, we initially presumed it would akin to Chevrolet’s Redline vehicles or Volkswagen’s R-Line. If you’re unfamiliar with these vehicles, they can be summed up by the classic idiom “all show and no go,” and are only a small sample of a broader […] The post 2019 Hyundai Elantra GT N Line Warm Hatch Debuts in Detroit appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Volkswagen, Chevrolet, Detroit, Hyundai, New Cars, North American International Auto Show, Naias, Hyundai Elantra, N-Line, Performance Trims, 2019 Hyundai Elantra GT N Line, Warm Hatches


Move mountains with the 2019 Ram Heavy Duty and its 1,000 pound-feet of torque

Unveiled at the 2019 Detroit Auto Show, the 2019 Ram Heavy Duty pickup truck boasts 1,000 pound-feet of torque -- outgunning rival trucks from Ford and Chevrolet. The new Ram goes on sale later this year. The post Move mountains with the 2019 Ram Heavy Duty and its 1,000 pound-feet of torque appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Ford, Chevrolet, Pickup Trucks, Detroit Auto Show, Ram Trucks, Ram 2500, 2019 Detroit Auto Show


GM is transforming Cadillac into an electric brand

General Motors is turning Cadillac into its lead electric vehicle brand in a bid to compete against Tesla as well as a host of other automakers bringing EVs onto the market. Plans are already underway to introduce the first model from the company’s new battery electric vehicle architecture, GM said Friday during an investor meeting. GM said this new BEV architecture will be the foundation for an advanced family of “profitable EVs,” a  word choice  likely meant to express the automaker’s convi...
Tags: Electric Vehicle, Europe, Cars, Tech, General-motors, Tesla, Automotive, United States, Ford, Transport, Gm, Automotive Industry, Bolt, North America, Chevrolet, Nissan


GM is reassigning thousands of its engineers to work on electric vehicles

GM CEO Mary Barra has laid out a blueprint for shifting to electric, self-driving cars — a world, she says, with "zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion." That will require shifting resources to AV and EV development. GM appears to be serious about their zero-emissions vision: the company is shifting 75% of its powertrain engineers from internal-combustion engines to electric vehicle development as it prepares to unleash of wave of EVs under the Cadillac brand. The big picture:   G...
Tags: San Francisco, Trends, Mary Barra, Gm, Chevrolet, Cadillac, Buick GMC, Mark Reuss, China Cadillac, CTO Kyle Vogt


Jimmie Johnson, Ally unveil new paint scheme for No. 48 Chevrolet

Legendary NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson and Ally revealed the new look for the No. 48 Ally Chevrolet this morning, unveiling a blend of Ally's unique branding along with Johnson's iconic number and color. “This is an exciting beginning with Ally, and we wanted a car that conveyed that excitement to our fans,” Johnson said this morning after unveiling the new car on Good Morning America. In October, Ally, a leading digital financial services company, announced that it would join Hendrick...
Tags: News, Johnson, Chevrolet, Nascar, Jimmie Johnson, Hendrick Motorsports, Jimmie Johnson Ally


The Truth About Brake Pad Replacement in Teslas And Other EVs

The day after Christmas, Tesla CEO Elon Musk gave us an unexpected gift. Brake pads on Teslas would “literally never” need to be replaced, he said, thanks in part to the electric car’s regenerative brakes cutting way down on brake pad use compared to a conventional car. That seemed a little too good to be true! But…Read more...
Tags: Elon Musk, Science, Tesla, Electric Vehicles, Chevrolet, Electric Cars, Nissan Leaf


We drove a $31,000 Honda Accord and a $39,000 Toyota Camry to see which one is the better family car. Here's the verdict.

The Toyota Camry and the Honda Accord are two of the best-selling and most respected cars in the world. Both the Toyota and the Honda are known for being exquisitely engineered and expertly put together with top-notch reliability. The base 2018 Honda Accord starts at $23,570, and our mid-tier Sport model starts at $25,780. The top-spec Touring starts at $33,800. With fees and the optional 2.0-liter engine, the as-tested price was pushed up to $31,200. The base Camry starts at $23,495, but our...
Tags: Facebook, New York, US, Trends, Toyota, Volkswagen, Honda, Chevrolet, Nissan, Acura, Mazda, Hyundai Kia, Honda Accord, Marysville Ohio, Georgetown Kentucky, San Marino Red Sport


A Name Change for General Motors?

The automaker says it isn’t in the cards, but an analyst at Morgan Stanley says he’s hearing investor support for the idea. After all, what better way to signal your company’s shift towards forward-thinking electric and autonomous mobility than a fancy rebranding? General … Mobility? As reported by Bloomberg, Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Jonas wrote […] The post A Name Change for General Motors? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: General Motors, Gm, Autos, Chevrolet, Morgan Stanley, Branding, Adam Jonas, News Blog, Bloomberg Morgan Stanley


Johnny Sauter, GMS Racing part ways

GMS Racing announced Wednesday that veteran Johnny Sauter will not return to the team for the 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series. The organization indicated that the separation was effective immediately. Sauter, 40, spent the last three seasons with the GMS No. 21 Chevrolet operation. In the first year of his partnership with the Maury […]
Tags: News, Chevrolet, Nascar, Sauter, Johnny Sauter


2019 Chevrolet Silverado Regular Cab Coming This Quarter

With full-sized pickups replacing luxury vehicles for many Americans, fancy crew or double cab trucks have become so popular, General Motors didn’t even bother introducing a standard cab variant of the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado at launch. Hopefully, you weren’t one of the poor schmucks who ended up being laughed out of their local Chevy dealership over […] The post 2019 Chevrolet Silverado Regular Cab Coming This Quarter appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: General Motors, Gm, Autos, Chevy, Trucks, Chevrolet, Chevrolet Silverado, Silverado, Chevy Silverado, Pickups, News Blog, 2019 Chevrolet Silverado, Regular Cab, Standard Cab


Like Father, Like Son: GM’s Mark Reuss Named Company President

Mark Reuss, General Motors’ global product boss and fan of the Chevrolet Camaro and Corvette (especially the ZR1), was named GM president on Thursday morning, replacing Dan Ammann in that vacated role. Amman left the president’s chair in November to head up GM’s Cruise self-driving car unit, leading GM to discuss scrapping the role of […] The post Like Father, Like Son: GM’s Mark Reuss Named Company President appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: General Motors, People, Gm, Autos, Chevrolet, Corvette, Amman, Mark Reuss, Chevrolet Camaro, Dan Ammann, News Blog, Father Like Son, Mark Reuss General Motors, Corporate Shakeup


Confirmed: Chevrolet’s Bolt Loses Its Full Tax Credit In April, but Not the Doomed Volt

Good news for would-be Volt owners? Not really. Chevrolet’s soon-to-be-discontinued plug-in hybrid won’t live long enough to suffer the indignity of a halved federal EV tax credit. It’s dead in March, though remaining examples of the car everyone should want will no doubt linger on lots through the spring. On Wednesday, General Motors announced, as expected, […] The post Confirmed: Chevrolet’s Bolt Loses Its Full Tax Credit In April, but Not the Doomed Volt appeared first on The Truth About Cars...
Tags: Government, General Motors, Green, Electric Vehicles, Gm, Autos, Chevrolet, Volt, Chevrolet Bolt, Chevrolet Volt, Incentives, News Blog


Aggrieved Tesla Owners Can Just Tow Trucks Blocking The Supercharger Stations

Tesla drivers calls it “ICE-ing”, after the initials for internal combustion engine: It’s where gasoline- and diesel-powered vehicles block access to Superchargers as a way to... protest electric vehicles I guess? It has to be frustrating to be barred from obtaining the single thing your car needs to function, but it…Read more...
Tags: Science, Tesla, Chevrolet, Tesla Model X, Silverado


Germain Racing strengthens RCR ties, relocates to Welcome, N.C.

Germain Racing announced Wednesday that it has relocated its operations to Welcome, North Carolina, a move that will bolster its technical alliance with Richard Childress Racing. The Bob Germain-owned organization fields the No. 13 Chevrolet for driver Ty Dillon in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. The team indicated that it has been based in …
Tags: News, Chevrolet, RCR, Ty Dillon, Germain Racing, Welcome North Carolina, Welcome N C, Richard Childress Racing The Bob Germain


Work, Relationships & Family: Do Trucks Make Them Better?

A survey conducted by Chevrolet and Harris Poll sheds light on why we love trucks. The data shows a link between truck ownership and serving the local community. Trucks owners even name their pickups and consider them part of the family.   Although the poll was conduced by Chevrolet, it is not brand specific.  Sometimes, it’s the young working class who reflect why trucks are the greatest aspirational vehicles in the United States. Many don’t have their dream truck yet, but when they tell you ...
Tags: Montana, United States, Autos, Detroit Lions, Toyota, Chevy, Las Vegas, Chevrolet, Nissan, Nascar, HARRIS, Mylan, Diane, Malone, Carla, Northwest Iowa


Jim Perkins, Who Saved the Corvette From a Moribund GM, Dies

Much has been written about Jim Perkins, the Texas boy with a keen love of Chevrolet whose relentless ambition finally placed him in GM’s sphere of influence. It’s thanks to Perkins that Chevrolet’s Corvette is still General Motors’ halo car, and not some long-departed nameplate culled during the height of badge engineering. Perkins’ quintessentially American […] The post Jim Perkins, Who Saved the Corvette From a Moribund GM, Dies appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Texas, General Motors, History, People, Lexus, Gm, Autos, Chevrolet, Corvette, Perkins, Chevrolet Corvette, News Blog, Product Planning, Jim Perkins


Super Trucks will be a part of Grand Prix of Long Beach in years ahead

Robby Gordon’s Speed Energy Stadium Super Trucks series signed a multi-year agreement earlier this month to return and race at the Grand Prix of Long Beach  in 2019. The popular series features high-horsepower trucks that not only race around the world-famous 1.97-mile, 11-turn Grand Prix race track but also jump high in the air utilizing a series of temporary ramps placed throughout the circuit. The trucks will run practice and qualifying on Friday with races on Saturday and Sunday afternoons. ...
Tags: America, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Graham, Bristol, John, Seattle, Chevrolet, Sonoma, Kurt Busch, Nascar, Nbc Sports, Bush, Bakersfield, Norwalk


Ace of Base: 2019 Chevrolet Tahoe LS Custom

  After consuming far too much turkey over the last couple of days, your humble author is suddenly a proponent of removing a few things from one’s plate. Sure, that third hot roast turkey smothered in hot gravy sounded like a good idea while ladling it onto my plate, but proved to be a fatal […] The post Ace of Base: 2019 Chevrolet Tahoe LS Custom appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Chevy, Tahoe, Chevrolet, Custom, Chevrolet Tahoe, News Blog, V8, Ace of Base, 5.3, Midnight Custom


Chevrolet’s planned mini pickup truck will compete with Ford’s, but not in the U.S.

Chevrolet is reportedly planning a new compact pickup truck that could go head-to-head with a rumored Ford Focus-based pickup. But the new Chevy likely won't make it to the United States. The post Chevrolet’s planned mini pickup truck will compete with Ford’s, but not in the U.S. appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, General Motors, United States, Ford, Chevy, Chevrolet, Pickup Trucks, Ford Focus


On Christmas Eve, Chevrolet drivers can track Santa from their cars

North American Aerospace Defense Command, or NORAD, has been tracking Santa’s progress around the globe every Christmas Eve for more than 60 years. Even a government shutdown won’t prevent NORAD from completing its once-a-year mission. Now, General Motors is getting in on the annual tradition. On December 24, owners of the company’s Chevrolet -branded vehicles, including the Traverse and Tahoe SUVs, Silverado truck and Cruze sedan, can push the OnStar button and get a real-time update on Sa...
Tags: TC, Tech, General-motors, Automotive, Gm, Santa Claus, Red Cross, Santa, Chevrolet, Onstar, Norad, North American Aerospace Defense Command, Contact Center Operations, Santa Update, Stacey Unold


Parolee charged in road-rage death of 70-year-old San Bernardino County deputy enters plea

A man initially charged with murder in the road-rage death of an off-duty 70-year-old sheriff’s deputy last New Year’s Eve has accepted a plea bargain to lesser charges in San Bernardino Superior Court. Alonzo Leron Smith, 31, pleaded no contest Friday, Dec. 21, to voluntary manslaughter, three counts of assault by means of force likely to produce great bodily injury, and one count of threatening a crime — all felonies — in the death of San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Deputy Larry Falce. Smith, ...
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Chevrolet’s worst-kept secret, the mid-engined Corvette, goes viral

Chevrolet has major changes in store for the eighth-generation Corvette. The coupe will arrive in 2019 with a mid-mounted engine. We won't see it at the Detroit auto show, but spy shots and rumors give us a good idea of what to expect. The post Chevrolet’s worst-kept secret, the mid-engined Corvette, goes viral appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Chevrolet, Sports Cars, Detroit, Chevrolet Corvette


Corvettes Are Getting More Expensive Just in Time for the Holidays

As the media obsessively focuses on the upcoming, mid-engined C8 Corvette, the C7 languishes. Vette sales exploded in 2014 following the release of the seventh-generation model, declining ever since. Chevrolet only sold 25,079 Corvettes domestically in 2017 and, even though year-end sales aren’t yet in, General Motors looks ready to fall short of last year’s volume for […] The post Corvettes Are Getting More Expensive Just in Time for the Holidays appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: General Motors, Autos, Chevy, Chevrolet, Pricing, Corvette, News Blog, Vette, Dealer News, Automotive Pricing, 2019 Chevrolet Corvette