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 Timothy Moore

General Motors NAIAS Display: Meeting the Car and Truck of the Year

General Motors NAIAS Display: Meeting the Car and Truck of the Year

Although we were most excited to get to see the Car and Truck of the Year (Corvette Stingray and Silverado, respectively) at the Chevy NAIAS display, we first made our way through Buick’s and GMC’s offerings. Buick’s five models stood on display at the Buick booth, but the one I found the most entertaining was […]

 Timothy Moore

Mazda NAIAS Display, Volvo NAIAS Display, and Even More Displays (Oh My!)

Mazda NAIAS Display, Volvo NAIAS Display, and Even More Displays (Oh My!)

Marci and I could see the General Motors display up ahead and were incredibly eager to finally see the Corvette Stingray in the flesh, so we felt rushed going through the next few booths. A highlight of the Mazda NAIAS display was the shiny, red MAZDA3. We couldn’t get inside as we were fenced off, […]

 Timothy Moore

NAIAS Luxury Car Seats: My Definitive Ranking of Places You Put Your Butt

NAIAS Luxury Car Seats: My Definitive Ranking of Places You Put Your Butt

While checking out all the action at NAIAS, it occurred to me that on an editor’s salary, I’d probably never afford a Benz or Bentley of my own. In fact, this trip was full of a lot of firsts for me, as I had never sat in a majority of the luxury (and other awesome) […]

 Timothy Moore

My First Experience at NAIAS

My First Experience at NAIAS

I was sitting at my desk finishing up a history page for the Ford Fusion when my boss nonchalantly asked me if I felt like road tripping it to Detroit this week for NAIAS. If it hadn’t been over instant messenger, I might have tackled her with a bear hug. (Did she seriously think “No” […]

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$75,000 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28: 505 Horsepower, No Standard A/C

$75,000 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28: 505 Horsepower, No Standard A/C

If you just so happen to have a down payment on a house lying around the house, consider yourself lucky—you’ve got just the right amount of money to purchase a $75,000 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28. That hefty chunk of change would get you one of five exterior colors—Red Hot, Black, Silver Ice Metallic, Ashen Gray […]

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Chevrolet Global Sales in 2013 Nearly Hit 5 Million Mark, Break Records

Chevrolet Global Sales in 2013 Nearly Hit 5 Million Mark, Break Records

During yesterday’s Corvette Z06 and Corvette C7.R reveal at the 2014 North American International Auto Show, General Motors’ CFO Dan Ammann revealed that Chevrolet global sales in 2013 broke the brand’s previous record. Specifically, Chevrolet moved just shy of 5 million units (4,984,126 vehicles) across the globe throughout the year, enjoying considerable gains in the […]

 Timothy Moore

2015 Volkswagen Golf R Debuts, Is VW’s Most Powerful Hatch to Date

2015 Volkswagen Golf R Debuts, Is VW’s Most Powerful Hatch to Date

At the opening press day of the 2014 North American International Auto Show, VW unveiled the all-new 2015 Volkswagen Golf R at long last. As Volkswagen promised, the newest edition Golf R is the most powerful production Golf to hit American shores yet. 2015 Volkswagen Golf R: Driving Pleasure VW estimates the hot hatch, which […]

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Stingray, Silverado Win 2014 North American Car and Truck of the Year

Stingray, Silverado Win 2014 North American Car and Truck of the Year

Perhaps the result was never in question: Chevrolet has cleaned up at the 2014 North American International Auto Show’s (NAIAS) presentation of the 2014 North American Car and Truck of the Year Awards. The white-hot 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray and the rugged Silverado 1500 took home those honors, respectively, topping all other comers by a […]

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Chevrolet Models and Information

Chevrolet Models and Information

Chevrolet (also commonly referred to as Chevy) is one of four General Motors brands—and the top-selling one at that. Its most popular model in the U.S. is the Silverado pickup, but the brand finds success in almost every segment, ranging from subcompacts to SUVs, as well as alternative fuel vehicles, including the Volt, which was […]

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Edmunds’ 1987 Buick Regal Grand National Road Test Defies Depreciation

Edmunds’ 1987 Buick Regal Grand National Road Test Defies Depreciation

One of the biggest factors that veers car buyers away from new vehicles and toward used models is depreciation. The saying that your new car depreciates the second it leaves the lot is not just a saying: it’s a fact. The average car loses 20 percent of its value once it drives away from the […]

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2015 Chevy Vehicles Will Feature OnStar 4G LTE and AppShop

2015 Chevy Vehicles Will Feature OnStar 4G LTE and AppShop

In the early going of this week’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Chevrolet was quick to drop a bombshell on attendees: Chevy’s 2015 lineup will feature built-in OnStar 4G LTE and AppShop.   This means that your 2015 Chevrolet vehicle isn’t just a mode of transportation: it’s a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot that you can […]

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All-New 2015 Ford Mustang Named Official Car of 2014 CES

All-New 2015 Ford Mustang Named Official Car of 2014 CES

Every year, a new vehicle is introduced that will steal headlines wherever it goes.  Last year, that car was the 2014 Chevy Corvette Stingray, and this year it appears that vehicle will be another installment of American performance – the 2015 Ford Mustang. The next-generation Mustang has already begun being the center of attention, as […]

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Chevy is the Most Successful Name in Motorsports

Chevy is the Most Successful Name in Motorsports

You have assuredly at least heard of the big year Chevy performance had in 2013. The Detroit automaker unveiled the all-new 2014 Chevy Corvette Stingray and even brought back the performance sedan with the introduction of the 2014 Chevy SS, but you may not be aware that Chevy performance dominated on the track, as well […]

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GM’s Plans for Japan Make Up for Chevy’s Removal from Europe

GM’s Plans for Japan Make Up for Chevy’s Removal from Europe

General Motors shocked the automotive community last month by announcing that Chevrolet would be pulling out of the European market by 2016. There were, however, multiple reasons for this decision. For one, Chevrolet’s sister brands, Opel and Vauxhaul, already have a good hold on the market in Europe. And on top of that, the troubling […]

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GM Plans More Cadillac, Less Chevy for Europe

GM Plans More Cadillac, Less Chevy for Europe

Chevrolet is the world’s fourth-largest automotive brand, but inroads in Europe have been hard to come by for the Detroit automaker, so General Motors (GM) has announced a new strategy across the pond that features fewer Chevy models. GM will implement its new strategy in Europe in 2016 and plans to accelerate its progress by […]

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2014 Stingray Chief Engineer Tadge Juechter’s Father Takes Delivery

2014 Stingray Chief Engineer Tadge Juechter’s Father Takes Delivery

You probably don’t know the name Tadge Juechter (let alone want to try to pronounce it), but if you are a muscle car enthusiast, you really should:  Tadge served as Chief Engineer for the 2014 Corvette Stingray that has been earning accolades from anyone with a pulse.  One of those who will likely be singing […]

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Chevy’s Global Brand Still on Track Despite European Pull Out, CMO Says

Chevy’s Global Brand Still on Track Despite European Pull Out, CMO Says

Though the recent announcement that GM intends to pull most of its Chevrolet brand’s presence from the European market by 2016 may have some wondering just what the automaker is thinking, Chevy global CMO, Tim Mahoney, maintains that the Bowtie brand is still on track to become a globally-dominant name. Citing the recently-inked $57-million sponsorship […]

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Chevy to Unveil 13 Brand-New Vehicles at the LA Auto Show

Chevy to Unveil 13 Brand-New Vehicles at the LA Auto Show

November 20, 2013 may go down as one of the biggest events for Chevrolet in recent memory, as the Detroit automaker unveils 13 brand-new or significantly redesigned vehicles at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show.  With so many new Chevy vehicles at the LA Auto Show, it’s fair to assume that filling out the Christmas […]