The 2008 World Touring Car Championship is entering its final phase, with the last four rounds being run in the Far East. The first of the two Asian stops is in Okayama in southern Japan, where the WTCC will showcase real cars and real racing on the former Formula 1 track, set in the mountains of the Okayama Prefecture.
At this stage in the championship, the success ballast of the frontrunners no longer plays a significant role, as all the tit
Cost-conscious motorists often weigh up the difference between buying a petrol car at list price and paying extra for its increased fuel consumption, or spending a little more to own a diesel in the first place and save when they pull up to the pumps.
But for canny buyers opting for a Captiva SUV between now and the
Chevrolet today announced pricing for the all-new, 2010 Camaro. It starts at $22,995 MSRP for the V-6-powered LS model, and $30,995 for the V-8-powered Camaro SS (all prices include $750 destination charge). Customer ordering opened on Oct. 13, with production scheduled to start in first quarter of 2009.
“The wait is almost over,” said Ed Peper, GM North America vice president, Chevrolet. “The return of the Camaro gives sports car enthusiasts a reason to rejoice. It’s a 21 st century sports car with a di
Chevrolet Europe has shown the first glimpse of the marque’s 2009 World Touring Car Championship contender, today. The all-new Chevrolet Cruze, which recently premiered at the Paris Motor Show, will continue Chevrolet’s presence in the WTCC, in which the marque so far has won twelve world championship races.
Testing of the new race car – which is the first to start Chevrolet’s new design language in Europe – has already started and is on schedule, and will continue throughout the remainder of the curre
General Motors is mounting a nationwide campaign to reinforce the benefits of using a Vauxhall, Chevrolet or Saab Approved Bodyshop for accident repairs rather than risk a sub-standard job by entrusting your car to untrained technicians.
The campaign focuses on the wide range of steels now used by vehicle manufactur
Cost-conscious motorists can save over £300 a year by adopting a more economical approach to their driving, a study by Chevrolet proves.
The company entered two identical Aveo 1.4 LT 5-dr hatchbacks in the annual Fleetworld/ALD Automotive MPG Marathon to compare the fuel economy of a car driven normally, and one dr
The much-anticipated Chevrolet Volt extended range electric vehicle has made one of its first global appearances at the Australian International Motor Show in Sydney.
Volt, to be launched in the US in 2010, uses electricity to move the wheels at all times and speeds in a significant advance from conventional hybrids.
When operating solely on its battery, Volt can drive up to 64 kilometres without petrol or producing exhaust pipe emissions. Once the battery's energy is depleted, a small petrol engine generates
The circuit of Nogaro in the south of France hosted the eighth round of the FIA GT Championship. The Phoenix Carsport Racing Corvette team was particularly successful with a second-place finish for its driver pairing Mike Hezemans and Fabrizio Gollin, followed by team-mates Marcel Fässler and Jean-Dénis Deletraz in third place. In the FIA GT3 European Championship, French drivers James Ruffier and Arnaud Peyroles scored a commanding victory on home soil in the second race of the weekend.
There were four Corvet
GM executives are calling their new four-door sedan “the most important car in our history.” But which four-door sedan do they mean? Not the electric Volt, for all the importance attached to its eco-friendly credentials.
GM is in fact referring to the Chevrolet Cruze, its new C-segment saloon. And while the car has nothing like the hi-tech content of the Volt, GM believes it’s the car that can help steer the company through the Credit Crunch.
It’s a truly global car – designed and engineered by GM-Da
Making its European debut at Paris, the much-anticipated production version of the Chevrolet Volt delivers up to 60 kilometers of gasoline and emissions-free electric driving, with the extended-range capability of hundreds of additional kilometers.
"The Volt is symbolic of GM's strong commitment to the future," says Rick Wagoner, GM Chairman and CEO. "It features just the kind of technology innovation that our industry needs to respond to today'
Not one, nor two nor even three major debuts is good enough for Chevrolet – the 2008 Paris Motor Show will see four brand new cars sharing the limelight as the company proves its commitment to growing its sales in Europe.
The production version of the Volt, unveiled as part of GM’s centenary celebrations on September 16, is the latest all-new model to join the Paris show line-up, which also includes the all-new Cruze saloon, Orlando Show C
General Motors launched its next 100 years today by unveiling the much-anticipated production version of the Chevrolet Volt - a vehicle that delivers up to 40 miles of gasoline- and emissions-free electric driving, with the extended-range capability of hundreds of additional miles.
"Revealing the production version