The Automotive Industry, Briefly

Tag: Chevrolet

2015 Chevrolet Express: A Passenger and Work Van for a Crowd

Well known as a great choice to get a team of people or a large amount of work materials from one location to another, the Chevrolet Express offers a lot of options and versatility for a large crowd to enjoy. With the largest hauling power […]

The Midsized Truck is Back with the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado

After vacating the mid-sized truck market for a few years, Chevrolet has come back with a new Colorado that is a stronger and more fuel efficient offering than ever before. This highly capable and enjoyable truck shows up with a size that fits into any […]

The 2014 Chevrolet Sonic Brings Quickness and Fun to a Subcompact Car

2014 Chevrolet Sonic

The 2014 Chevrolet Sonic offers more size than its smaller sibling the Spark and is still small enough to be classified as a subcompact. This car comes in with quickness, great handling, an excellent fuel efficiency and truly fun experience behind the wheel. Carrying the badge as the quietest in its class the Sonic brings a lot to the table to entice anyone shopping in this class.

Offering nimble handling and a reasonable amount of road absorption, the steering and suspension of the Sonic are built to please any driver. This car can be set up with a load of great technology to make all the techies smile and improve the overall fun of the drive ahead. Any owner of the Sonic will seek out the curviest canyon-style road they can find in order to have the most fun possible behind the wheel if this great car. Offering a couple different engines and transmissions, this vehicle can be set up to save fuel or add power to the agile handling, either way this is a vehicle anyone could fall in love with.

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2014 Chevrolet Equinox: An Oxymoron of a Larger Compact-Crossover SUV

As the largest in the Compact- Crossover Class, the Chevrolet Equinox actually has some experts stymied as to what to do with the vehicle. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) saw fit to put it in the mid-sized SUV class and award it with […]

The Chevrolet Camaro Z28: A Return to Real American Muscle

What does the name Camaro mean to you? Do you think of the years gone by of the Great American Muscle Car, with a huge engine, awesome power, killer skids off the line, and the rumble and shake from under the hood that meant others […]

The GM Recall Nightmare Continues

General Motors Recall

Last month GM announced the recall of 1.5 million small vehicles spanning seven models and three names that were equipped with faulty ignition switches.  So far this recall has cost GM an estimated $300 million, brings into question the validity of their 2009 bankruptcy, and has been responsible for twelve deaths.  These vehicles were manufactured between 2003 and 2007, but that is not where the GM nightmare ends.

In addition to the ignition switch recall, GM has just recently announced three more recalls to vehicles which affects an additional 1.18 million vehicles.  These recalls are for vehicles far newer than the ignition switch recall and shows GM is really trying to address defects proactively rather than wait until the ignition switch mess has been cleared up.

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