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Bail revoked for suspected 55 Freeway shooter in death of 6-year-old boy

An Orange County Superior Court judge on Friday, June 18, revoked the bail of the man accused of fatally shooting a 6-year-old boy on the 55 Freeway in Orange last month while postponing the consideration of reducing the $500,000 bail of the suspected driver until her background is investigated and her mental health evaluated. His bail had been $2 million. Marcus Anthony Eriz, 24, and Wynne Lee, 23, both pleaded not guilty to the charges they face through their attorneys. Her attorney said her b...
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Chip Shortage: GM to Remove Stop-Start Tech From Trucks

Despite hearing murmurings that the semiconductor shortage is about to turn a corner, General Motors has recently decided to begin manufacturing full-size pickups without the sometimes obnoxious automatic stop-start feature (intended to improve fuel economy) as a way to cut back on chip usage. While this saves many the trouble of having to manually deactivate the […] The post Chip Shortage: GM to Remove Stop-Start Tech From Trucks appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Technology, General Motors, Gm, Autos, Chevy, Chevrolet, Suppliers, Semiconductor, Fuel Economy, Cadillac, Gmc, Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra, GMC Yukon, Escalade, News Blog

Bicyclist Killed in Hit-And-Run Crossing Road on SC Trail

Troopers are looking for a dark-colored Chevrolet pickup truck whose driver struck and killed a woman riding her bicycle on a South Carolina trail and did not stop.
Tags: Chevrolet, South Carolina, Hit And Run Crossing Road, SC Trail

Elk Grove’s Larson Wins Again As Hendrick Continues Month Of Dominance

SONOMA, Calif. (AP/CBS13) — Elk Grove’s Kyle Larson first visited Sonoma Raceway as a young kid dressed head-to-toe in Jeff Gordon gear watching NASCAR practice from the hillside on a Saturday afternoon. Now he’s a Cup winner at what is considered the Sacramento County racer’s home track, but his victory lane celebration Sunday was a disaster. SONOMA, CALIFORNIA – JUNE 06: Kyle Larson, driver of the #5 Chevrolet, celebrates in victory lane by drinking wine after winning the NAS...
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Jailed Southern California BB gun shootings suspect: ‘I didn’t do any of them’

Jesse Leal Rodriguez raised his right index finger and held it against the glass partition that separated him from a visitor at Robert Presley Detention Center in Riverside. “Not one person has reported that they saw me shoot,” Rodriguez, 34, said as he leaned forward. He repeated that statement, rapping his fingers on the glass for emphasis. On Friday night, May 28, a day after Rodriguez was charged with attempted murder in connection with the shooting out of a window of a moving Tesla in Norco...
Tags: News, Shooting, California, Office, Tesla, Sport, Traffic, Soccer, California Highway Patrol, San Jose, Pasadena, CHP, Chevrolet, Orange County, Riverside County, Southern California

2022 Chevrolet Blazer: Fewer Engines, More Hues

The Chevrolet Blazer will be dumping its base engine for the 2022 model year. The naturally-aspirated, 2.5-liter motor always felt as though it would have been more at home in a vintage Plymouth Acclaim or original S-10 Blazer, however. Removing the 193-horsepower unit from the modern crossover, which can be optioned to weigh in excess of two […] The post 2022 Chevrolet Blazer: Fewer Engines, More Hues appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Earthcruiser unveils $289,000 off-road RV built on a pickup truck after seeing skyrocketing demand during the pandemic - see inside

The EC Terranova. EarthCruiser Earthcruiser, which specializes in overlanding vehicles, just debuted the $289,000 EC Terranova. The Terranova is a four-seasons RV available on pickup truck chassis from automakers like Ford and Chevrolet. The vehicle can fit four people and has amenities like a loft and a dinette that can turn into a standing desk. See more stories on Insider's business page. Earthcruiser, which specializes in rugged, off-grid overlanding vehicles, has unveiled its ...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, US, Trends, Remote Work, Ford, EC, Dodge, Chevrolet, RV, Road Travel, TerraNova, Steimer, Brittany Chang, Overlander, EarthCruiser

2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Review – Affordable Supercar

I was cruising along Interstate 55 somewhere southwest of Chicago when I came upon a Mercedes SUV that was continually adjusting speed. Annoyed by someone who couldn’t maintain a constant speed in the passing lane, I dipped the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette I was driving into the right lane and tried to carefully weave my way […] The post 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Review – Affordable Supercar appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Tundra Versus the F-150 – What’s Wrong with Toyota?

Can the Toyota Tundra go toe-to-toe with the Ford F-150, and does it make sense to try? The F-150 is the most popular vehicle in the U.S., despite a 12 percent drop in sales. Ford still managed to sell 787, 422 F-150s in 2020. Toyota sold a little over 109,000 Tundras in 2020, down two […] The post Tundra Versus the F-150 – What’s Wrong with Toyota? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Japan, Technology, Sales, Quality, Production, Ford, Ram, Autos, F-150, Toyota, Trucks, Chevrolet, Nissan, New Cars, Titan, Silverado

Rare Rides: The 1987 Chevrolet Nova Hatchback, the All-American Corolla

Today’s Rare Ride was the final iteration of the Chevrolet Nova nameplate in North America. An economy car that largely vanished from roads long ago, today’s hatchback example is very clean and very NUMMI. The Nova nameplate had a long history at Chevrolet and was attached to the brand’s compact offering for the 1962 model […] The post Rare Rides: The 1987 Chevrolet Nova Hatchback, the All-American Corolla appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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QOTD: Does Hyundai’s 2021 Ioniq Hybrid Deserve Awards?

  Hyundai’s 2021 Ioniq hybrid and plug-in hybrid received the Best Hybrid Car and Plug-In Hybrid awards from U.S. News & World Report. Our question is, are they the best hybrids or not? Did the right car(s) win? In this year’s Best Hybrid and Electric Cars awards, U.S. News & World Report identified seven eco-vehicle categories […] The post QOTD: Does Hyundai’s 2021 Ioniq Hybrid Deserve Awards? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Japan, Technology, Media, Marketing, Global, Sales, Tesla, Green, Ford, Electric Vehicles, Korea, Autos, Chevrolet, Audi, EVs, Hyundai

Whicker: New college basketball transfer rules allow the rich to get richer

When you get down to it, the world is a transfer portal. That doesn’t mean our sports have to be. The main complaint you hear, from those with grey temples, is that their favorite teams keep changing. Why can’t it be Garvey, Lopes, Russell and Cey anymore? Why can’t we go back to the days when freshmen became sophomores, then juniors, then seniors? Next thing you know, they’ll do away with paper programs. College basketball lost its stability long ago, with freshmen surging through the turnstile...
Tags: Florida, College, Washington, Kentucky, Virginia, Sports, Sport, Indiana, Soccer, Ford, Portland, Kansas, College sports, Ncaa, Oklahoma, North Carolina

Junkyard Find: 2005 Saab 9-7X Linear

The General had a healthy sales hit with the GMT360 platform in the 2002 model year, when the new Chevrolet Trailblazer, GMC Envoy, and Oldsmobile Bravada hit the showrooms. Since GM had devoured Saab in 2000 and most American car shoppers wanted trucks or truck-shaped machines by that point, it seemed to make sense to […] The post Junkyard Find: 2005 Saab 9-7X Linear appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: SUV, Gm, Autos, Truck, Trucks, Chevrolet, Saab, SUVs, 2005, Oldsmobile Bravada, Chevrolet TrailBlazer, Buick Rainier, Down On The Junkyard, Junkyard, Junkyard Find, 2000s

Millennials reveal their 105 favorite brands, from Gucci to Amazon

Rich Fury/Getty Images Marketing firm Moosylvania surveyed 1,000 millennials to find their favorite brands. Amazon, Nike, and Amazon have topped the list for years. Brands associated with travel, including airlines, fell off the list in 2021. See more stories on Insider's business page. Millennials still can't get enough of Apple, Nike, and Amazon. Marketing agency Moosylvania has once again compiled its "Millennials' Top 100 Brands" based on a survey of 1,000 millennial consu...
Tags: Retail, Apple, Nike, eBay, Samsung, Jeep, Chevrolet, Ford, BMW, Mercedes, Tesla, Puma, Gucci, LG, Target, Kroger

2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer AWD LT Review – Pleasant Surprise

The reemergence of the Trailblazer name in the Chevrolet lineup seemed like a cynical nostalgia ploy at first. Trailblazer a cute ‘ute? That’s almost as bad as using Blazer nameplate on a five-seat crossover with little, if anything, in the way of off-road chops. It’s not just the name. These smaller crossovers have often felt […] The post 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer AWD LT Review – Pleasant Surprise appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Crossovers, Chevy, Chevrolet, Car Reviews, New Cars, Trailblazer, 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer, Chevrolet Trailblazer AWD LT Review

The 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV lowers the cost of entry for some of GM’s most advanced tech

The 2022 Chevy Bolt EUV may look like a larger, slightly longer Chevrolet Bolt, but under that boxy exterior lies a whole lot of tech that’s both affordable and very advanced. With the launch of the Chevy Bolt EUV, and its available suite of advanced driver assistance systems, GM is putting both advanced driver assistance technology and electric drivetrains within reach of the masses. As part of GMs much-touted goal to introduce 30 new electric vehicles in the next four years, the company recent...
Tags: Transportation, California, Los Angeles, Tech, General Motors, Tesla, Automotive, Ford, Electric Vehicles, Gm, Chevy, Volkswagen, Chevrolet, Short, Volvo, Infotainment

Chevrolet Electric Silverado A ZERO Production

Chevrolet’s Silverado electric pickup will be built at the Factory Zero assembly plant in Detroit-Hamtramck, Michigan, along with GMC’s Hummer EV SUV which will also be produced there, General Motors president Mark Reuss said today. A new-from-the-ground-up EV pickup, and not adapted from the gas-powered Silverado, it will use the Ultium Platform. Ultium is General […] The post Chevrolet Electric Silverado A ZERO Production appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Technology, Jobs, Global, Sales, General Motors, Green, Heritage, Electric Vehicles, Gm, Emerging Markets, Autos, Trucks, Chevrolet, EVs, New Cars, Fuel Economy

GM is working on an electric Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD. Chevrolet General Motors said it plans to build an Chevrolet Silverado electric pickup truck. The car will be made at its Factory Zero plant in Detroit. The announcement comes just after the company unveiled its electric Hummer SUV design. See more stories on Insider's business page. General Motors confirmed on Tuesday that it's working on an electric Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck.The vehicle will be built in Detroit at the company's new flag...
Tags: Transportation, News, Trends, General Motors, Ford, Electric Vehicles, Gm, Chevrolet, Detroit, Hummer, Chevrolet Silverado, Silverado, Electric trucks, Grace Kay

General Motors rises 4% after it confirms plans to sell all-electric Chevy Silverado pickup truck

Chevrolet Silverado. GM General Motors jumped as much as 4% on Tuesday after it confirmed plans to sell an all-electric Chevy Silverado pickup truck.The electric vehicle will be manufactured in the same factory as the upcoming Hummer EV.The electric Silverado will have a 400-mile range and is expected to be released in 2023 or 2024, according to a report from Car and Driver.Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell.Shares of General Motors extended their gains...
Tags: Trends, General Motors, Markets, Ford, Electric Vehicles, Gm, Chevy, Stock Market, Chevrolet, EVs, Mark Reuss, Detroit Michigan, Silverado, Chevy Silverado, Matthew Fox, General Motors Stock

Watch the newest commercials on TV from Overstock, Chevy, White Claw and more

Chevrolet celebrates the special place that baseball has in American life in a nostalgic spot titled “Field of Dreams.”
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Automakers notch sales bounce a year after COVID-19 onset

Automakers posted higher sales in the first quarter as General Motors Co., Toyota Motor Corp. and others benefited from strong demand for new cars and trucks in comparison with a year earlier, when the spread of Covid-19 shut showrooms. U.S. auto sales surged by more than 8% in the quarter, according to analysts’ estimates. The gain reflects buying as vaccination rates increase and more people return to their pre-pandemic routines. Increased confidence in the economy and worry about lower suppli...
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NHTSA Recalls GM Vans for Potential Fire Hazard

A warning was issued today to owners of 2021 Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana vans with 6.6-liter gas engines by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). If a battery short circuit were to happen, there may be a low battery voltage warning, the battery might die, or an engine compartment fire could take place. […] The post NHTSA Recalls GM Vans for Potential Fire Hazard appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Design, Safety, General Motors, Recall, Autos, Chevrolet, Hot Takes, Nhtsa, Gmc, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Chevrolet Express, GMC Savana, Vans, News Blog, Short Circuit, GM Death Watch

Traffic wars: who will win the battle for city streets?

Radical new plans to reduce traffic and limit our dependence on cars have sparked bitter conflict. As legal challenges escalate, will Britain’s great traffic experiment be shut down before we have time to see the benefits? On an overcast Saturday afternoon in December, a convoy of 30 cars, led by a red Chevrolet pickup truck, set off from the car park of an east-London Asda with hazard lights flashing. The motorists, who formed a “festive motorcade”, wore Santa hats as they made their way slowly...
Tags: England, London, Environment, Britain, Air Pollution, Cycling, Asda, Hackney, Road transport, Santa, Chevrolet, Islington, Stratford, Hoxton

Man Utd sign five-year shirt sponsorship deal with TeamViewer

London (AFP) – Manchester United have agreed a five-year deal with TeamViewer to become their principal shirt sponsor from next season. The German-based remote software firm will replace car manufacturers Chevrolet, who have been the... Visit for the rest of the story.
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A Frigid Tale: The Ski Utah Yeti

 Many haven't met Ski Utah's most loyal—and, um hairiest—employee... He's been with the company since 2007 and nobody would dare question his penchant for powder skiing and snowboarding. His job responsibilities include sharing powder tips, plundering soft stashes of snow and the occasional guest appearance at events around the state. His most important task is alerting the entire Ski Utah staff when any resort in the state receives a powder storm and he never fails in this duty. Learn a bit...
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Here are the cheapest electric vehicles on sale under $35,000 in 2021

2022 Chevrolet Bolt EV. Chevrolet Electric vehicles aren't quite cheap yet, but they're less expensive than ever before. Several can be had for under $35,000, less than the average price of a new car in the US. Some of the lowest-cost EVs available include the Mini Electric, Chevy Bolt EV, and Kia Niro EV. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Tesla quietly raised the prices of several of its models on Thursday, but there are still more inexpensive electric vehic...
Tags: US, Trends, Tesla, Ford, Gm, Epa, Volkswagen, Chevrolet, Nissan, Hyundai, Bolt Ev, Nissan Leaf, Chevrolet Bolt EV, Ford Mustang Mach, Blue Oval, Kia Niro

EV startup Canoo unveils quirky pickup coming in 2023

Canoo is targeting its pickup at businesses and outdoorsy consumers. Canoo EV startup Canoo on Wednesday unveiled an electric pickup truck with loads of unique features. It has fold out work surfaces, a hidden exterior drawer, and a built-in bed extender. Canoo says deliveries will start in 2023 and the truck will be available to preorder this year. See more stories on Insider's business page. Yet another startup is entering the battery-powered pickup arena. And this latest entry ma...
Tags: Elon Musk, Trends, Tesla, Ford, Chevrolet, Bollinger, Canoo, Tim Levin, Tesla Cybertruck Electric

We Called 8 Dealerships Asking About EVs. Here's What They Told Us

The increasing number of electric models filling manufacturers’ showrooms has required dealer staffs to become experts on new tech — and fast. Some automakers have been in this game a while, of course, like Tesla and Nissan. Others only recently began offering their own fully electric models. You might wonder how…Read more...
Tags: Electric Vehicle, Science, General Motors, Tesla, Electric Vehicles, Transport, Chevrolet, Nissan, Green Vehicles, Hyundai, Electric Car, Mustang, Sentra, Car Dealership, Electric Vehicle Conversion, Plug In Electric Vehicles In The United States

Buy/Drive/Burn: The Cheapest Convertibles in America for 2021

Buy/Drive/Burn continues its cheapest of series today, as convertibles follow up the vans, trucks, and sedans we’ve covered already. When it’s time for ragtop fun on the lowest possible budget, which of these three gets the Buy? Mazda MX-5 Miata Our cheapest of the trio today was a toss-up with its twin, the Fiat 124. We […] The post Buy/Drive/Burn: The Cheapest Convertibles in America for 2021 appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: America, General Motors, Editorials, Gm, Autos, Fiat, Chevy, Chevrolet, Mini, New Cars, Camaro, Convertibles, Mini Cooper, Cooper, Mazda, Chevrolet Camaro

Rare Rides: A 2009 Chevrolet HHR SS Panel, Desirability Guaranteed

Today’s Rare Ride is the rarest version of Chevrolet’s retro-styled economy car of the 2000s, and you might never have had the pleasure of seeing one in person. Presenting the HHR SS Panel, in which you shift your own gears. To discuss HHR, we must first make a brief visit to Chrysler’s PT Cruiser. The […] The post Rare Rides: A 2009 Chevrolet HHR SS Panel, Desirability Guaranteed appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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