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Chevy Bolt energy center eHorizon for motorcyclists

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:23+00:00 December 9th, 2016|Categories: #carchat, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Good Morning Warren and Friends, I went to Detroit this week and visited General Motor's Energy center. I got to see the lab where they tested the batteries for the Chevy Volt and the Chevy Bolt. It's amazing how far batteries have come just in my time; from lead acid batteries to Nickel Metal Hydride [...]

2018 Chevy Cruze hatchback turbodiesel

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:26+00:00 October 11th, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, California Air Resources Board (CARB), Chevy, Diesel|Tags: , , , , , |

The best-selling Chevrolet vehicle globally is getting another variant; a 2018 Chevy Cruze hatchback turbodiesel 6-speed manual or nine-speed automatic transmission. Building on the 2018 Chevy Equinox turbodiesel announcement two weeks ago, Alan Batey, president of GM North America, confirmed the Cruze hatchback diesel, "the compact diesel segment has historically represented more than 400,000 unit [...]

2018 Chevy Equinox lighter more mpg

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:26+00:00 September 23rd, 2016|Categories: #generalmotors, Automobiles and Energy, Chevy, Technology|Tags: , , , , |

It's the first day of the Autumn, the Equinox, the perfect day for Chevrolet to unveil its all-new, third-generation Equinox tonight. Lighter, sleeker, and more miles per gallon Chevy is bringing three turbocharged engines — including the segment’s first turbo-diesel, and it's brand new nine-speed automatic transmission on the 2.0-liter Equinox. For more [...]

Costco Auto & Chevy offer exclusive Silverado

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:37+00:00 March 23rd, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Chevy, New York International Auto Show (NYIAS)|Tags: , , , , |

Costco Auto Program is an exclusive program only for Costco members. The membership just got more exclusive! Costco Auto Program has teamed up with Chevrolet to deliver a 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ Crew Cab with an exclusive package available only to 5,000 Costco members from April 1 to May 31, 2016, or while supplies [...]

2016 North American Car and Truck of the Year finalist

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:44+00:00 December 8th, 2015|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Chevy, Honda, Mazda, Nissan, North American Car Truck of the Year (NACTOY), Technology, Volvo|Tags: , , , , , , |

The North American Car of the Year finalists for 2016 are the Chevrolet Malibu, Honda Civic, and Mazda MX-5 Miata. Finalists for the 2016 North American Truck/Utility of the Year are the Honda Pilot, Nissan Titan XD and the Volvo XC 90. The winners will be announced January 11th at the North American International Auto [...]

A million Chevys in Europe by 2015

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:33+00:00 March 28th, 2011|Categories: #youtube, 2011 Geneva auto show, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Car shows, Chevy, Manufacturers, Technology, Video|Tags: , , , , |

Wayne Brannon, President Chevrolet Europe, sat down with Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, and a group of journalists at the 2011 Geneva motor show. Brannon has set a goal of selling one million Chevys in Europe by 2015-2016, assuming the economy continues to recover. Ramp up, ramp down When you have so many [...]

Ed Welburn on corvette concepts at the GM heritage center

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:41+00:00 December 25th, 2010|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Car designers, Chevy, Classic cars, GM, Video, youtube.com|Tags: , , , , , , |

We're at the General Motors heritage center celebrating Chevy's 100th anniversary. Ed Welburn has graciously taken a bit of time away to show me the largest number of corvette concepts that have ever been assembled. It's a Corvette enthusiasts' Christmas. Enjoy

GM partners with A123Systems for Chevy Volt

By | 2016-09-25T20:15:06+00:00 August 10th, 2007|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, Chevy, Concept cars, GM, Plugin-electric vehicles, Technology|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

From GM: GM and A123Systems to Co-Develop Lithium-Ion Battery Cell for Chevrolet Volt Agreement Speeds Up Development of Chevy Volts Innovative Propulsion System “Breakthrough battery technology will drive future automotive propulsion, and the company that aligns with the best strategic partners will win. That's what is so significant about this deal,” said Bob Lutz, GM [...]