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New Chevrolet Racecar to Debut for 2013 Season

DETROIT – The countdown to the debut of Chevrolet’s next NASCAR Sprint Cup Series racecar is underway. Chevrolet announced today that for the 2013 season, Team Chevy will be racing a vehicle based on a new nameplate to the brand’s lineup. Taking advantage of the new NASCAR rules, which allow manufacturers to display more of […]

INDYCAR Strikes Partnership With DreamWorks

INDIANAPOLIS – INDYCAR, the sanctioning body for the IZOD INDYCAR Series and Firestone Indy Lights, and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (“IMS”) announced today a first-of-its-kind movie-themed collaboration with DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) for the Company’s upcoming animated feature film “Turbo,” which is scheduled to be released on July 19, 2013. DreamWorks Animation’s “Turbo” […]

Chevrolet COPO Camaro Goes From Concept to Production

Stock Eliminator drag racer the quickest Camaro ever offered by Chevrolet DETROIT – Chevrolet will build 69 COPO Camaros for 2012, the brand’s first purpose-built Camaro drag-racing specialty car designed to compete with the quickest in NHRA’s Stock Eliminator and Super Stock classes. National records for quarter-mile times in these contests are in the nine-second […]

Chevrolet Ranks as Top Performance Brand in U.S.

Corvette and Camaro accounted for one in three sports car sales in 2011 DETROIT – Chevrolet is America’s favorite performance brand, with Camaro and Corvette accounting for one out of every three sports cars sold in the United States in 2011. Chevrolet accounted for 37 percent of the sports-car segment last year, selling 88,249 Camaros, […]

Chevrolet Vehicles Deliver Scene-Stealing Performances

Corvette and Camaro have been Hollywood favorites for decades DETROIT – Chevrolet’s performance cars, Corvette and Camaro, play a leading role with consumers on the road and on the silver screen. Like Hollywood’s most versatile character actors, the Corvette and Camaro have delivered scene-stealing performances in memorable films, including: – A customized 1964 Corvette plays […]

Cadillac Most Desired Auto Brand in U.S.

2012 consumer survey measures emotional connections to brands DETROIT – Cadillac is the most-desired automotive brand in the United States by men, according to results of a market research test by a company that studies emotional connections. The 2012 “Most Desired Brands in the U.S.” survey was conducted by the global strategic neuro-insight firm Buyology […]

Photos: The Aston Martin V12 Zagato Officially Unveiled at the 2012 Kuwait Concours

Aston Martin has officailly unveiled the all new V12 Zagato production car at the third annual Kuwait Concours d’Elegance taking place February 15-18, 2012. “With its effortless beauty guaranteed to stir the senses, the V12 Zagato is destined to be one of the most highly coveted models in Aston Martin’s 98‑year history,” says Dr. Ulrich […]

Jeep® Vehicles Earn Four More Awards

- 2012 Jeep® Wrangler wins “Total Cost of Ownership” award from Kelley Blue Book and “Best Resale” award from Kiplinger’s Personal Finance – 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee captures MotorWeek Drivers’ Choice award (shared with Dodge Durango), as well recognition from Kiplinger’s Personal Finance – Grand Cherokee sales up 40 percent in January; 51 percent in […]

Super Bowl XLVI MVP Takes Home Chevrolet Corvette

INDIANAPOLIS – Chevrolet, the official sponsor of the Super Bowl XLVI MVP Award, presented New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning with a 2012 Corvette Grand Sport Convertible Centennial Edition in recognition of his tremendous effort on the field in the Giants’ 21-17 win over the New England Patriots. A media panel and fan vote on […]

Buick’s Ten Most Collectible Cars from Past and Present

Hagerty Insurance “Hot List” pick Buick Regal GS meets nine historic gems DETROIT – The choice of the Buick Regal GS to endure the test of time and become an automotive classic places the new sport sedan in the company of bygone Buick classics. Hagerty Insurance, the classic car insurance firm, placed the Regal GS […]