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1928 Chevrolet Still Reliable 87 Years Later

Driver puts vehicle to the test in the Milligan rally GRAAFF-REINET – A Middelburg farmer and his original 1928 Chevrolet recently hit the road in spectacular fashion to participate in the 46th annual Milligan Vintage Trial held in June.

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Tuning In: 82-Year Evolution from Car Radio to Infotainment

DETROIT – For 82 years, the automobile and the radio have been practically inseparable. Today, the experience is more than turning knobs to find a station and setting the volume. As in-car connectivity and infotainment systems evolve, the driver is both programmer and receiver.

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Passionate generations tying century-old Chevrolet network

Four generations from one family drive the first and oldest Chevrolet dealership in Europe Internet revolution sees 40 percent of sales bump online Chevrolet dealer network celebrates 100 years of customer service Zurich. 2011 marked Chevrolet’s 100th anniversary, coinciding with 100 years of commitment and a shared passion for the brand for generations of dealers […]

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Chevrolet Malibu is Longest-Running Midsize Nameplate

DUBAI – Chevrolet Malibu is the auto industry’s longest-running midsize nameplate, spanning 35 years and eight generations. Chevrolet has produced more than 8.5 million Malibus since its debut in 1964. Introduced as the top model of the Chevrolet Chevelle midsize car line, Malibu’s combination of sporty design, enhanced trim and high level of standard equipment […]

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Corvette Marks 60 Years of Performance with 427

DETROIT – Chevrolet today unveiled the 2013 Corvette 427 Convertible Collector Edition – the fastest, most capable convertible in Corvette’s history – as well as a 60th Anniversary Package that will be available on all 2013 Corvette models.

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Ten Chevrolet Trucks That Built a Global Brand

DETROIT – Chevrolet captured the spirit of 20th Century America, with its “work hard, play hard” ethic.  And perhaps no Chevrolet represents this spirit better than the Chevy truck. Founded in Detroit on Nov. 3, 1911, Chevrolet produced only cars through 1917. The company added its first truck models in January 1918, and has built […]

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Chevrolet 100th Birthday Present 1 Millionth Cruze Sale

Leads U.S. compact sedan segment for the year; winning new buyers from other brands DETROIT – Chevrolet is celebrating its Centennial today by saying thanks a million – literally – to buyers of its top-selling Chevrolet Cruze. The compact car, which launched globally in 2009 and in North America in 2010, reached 1 million sales […]

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LOOKING BACK TO THE FUTURE CHEVROLET CELEBRATES 100 YEARS

Iconic American brand celebrates its centenary Monument to be built in Louis Chevrolet’s birthplace Volt to participate in Future Car Challenge A century not out! Iconic American car brand Chevrolet is 100 years old as of November 3rd, after marking its centenary with one of its busiest years on record.

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100 Years of Chevrolet South Africa

The final episode of an eight-part series of monthly newsletters celebrating the heritage, acknowledging the achievements and looking into the future of Chevrolet Into 2001 and Chevrolet introduced an SAV (Sports Activity Vehicle) in the shape of the Borrego. The Silverado HD (Heavy Duty) truck was launched and almost immediately became Motor Trend magazine’s Truck […]

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With 100 Years Behind It, Chevrolet Revs into Future

Swiss-Born racer and American industrialist created global automotive icon DETROIT – One hundred years ago, the first Chevrolet took to the roads in Detroit, beginning a journey ultimately leading to every corner of the planet. More than 209 million cars and trucks later, Chevrolet is one of the world’s largest car brands, selling vehicles in […]

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100 Years of Chevrolet

Part 7 of an eight-part series of monthly newsletters celebrating the heritage, acknowledging the achievements and looking into the future of Chevrolet Towards and into a new millennium A new Lumina saloon and an APV minivan derivative kicked off the 90s but a high-performance pick-up stole the limelight – the 454 SS, available only as […]

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Chevrolet Turns 100, and the Journey is Just Beginning

Iconic brand, born in Detroit, is growing around the world DETROIT – When the first Chevrolet was built in 1911 in a rented garage near downtown Detroit, it began a journey that has taken Chevrolet to every corner of the planet. A hundred years and more than 209 million cars and trucks later, Chevrolet is […]

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1969 Camaro Named Best Chevy of All Time

DETROIT – Nearly 125,000 Chevrolet fans have spoken, naming the 1969 Camaro the “Best Chevy of All Time.”  As part of Chevrolet’s Centennial celebration, fans were asked to vote for their favorite vehicle from Chevrolet’s 100-year history. During the four-round, elimination bracket, the 1969 Camaro garnered 25,058 of the 124,368 votes cast, edging out the […]

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The Heartbeat of America starts pumping

The ’80s dawned with manufacturers downsizing and striving for better economy but in the aftermath of the global energy crisis, the improved availability and stable price of fuel created an opportunity for a return to high-output engines. But the 1980 model year saw Chevrolet drop the Chevy II (Nova) and introduce its first front-wheel drive […]

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History with a Mystery The Chevrolet Bowtie

DETROIT – Globally recognized today, the Chevrolet bowtie logo was introduced by company co-founder William C. Durant in late 1913. But how it came to be synonymous with the brand is open to wide interpretation.

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100 Years of Chevrolet – The Swinging Sixties

Part 4 of an eight-part series of monthly newsletters celebrating the heritage, acknowledging the achievements and looking into the future of Chevrolet XPs, electric cars and turbines What came to be known as the Swinging Sixties got off to a great start for Chevrolet when it established itself as America’s No 1 truck maker. Building […]

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100 Years of Chevrolet – the next chapter

Part 3 of an eight-part series of monthly newsletters celebrating the heritage, acknowledging the achievements and looking into the future of Chevrolet Post-war prosperity – and performance With the cessation of World War Two hostilities, life in the western world steadily began to return to normal. Civilian Chevrolet car production resumed in October 1945 (October […]

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100 Years of Chevrolet

Part 2 of an eight-part series of monthly newsletters celebrating the heritage, acknowledging the achievements and looking into the future of Chevrolet The early years – GM takes over Six years after he had lost control of General Motors, founder William C Durant used his Chevrolet stock to regain control of the corporation in 1916: […]

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100 YEARS OF CHEVROLET

Part 1 of an eight-part series of monthly press releases celebrating the heritage, acknowledging the achievements and looking into the future of Chevrolet “2011 is the year of Chevrolet” says Denise van Huyssteen, GM Communications Manager Sub-Saharan Africa. “2011 marks Chevrolet’s Centennial Year and we have many exciting things planned to celebrate this incredible milestone […]

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GM CHIEF DESIGNER, ED WELBURN, LOOKS BACK AT 100 YEARS OF CHEVROLET STYLE AND INNOVATION

Legendary GM designers Top 10 Chevrolet designs Over the past 100 years, Chevrolet has been responsible for some of the most significant and groundbreaking designs in automotive history. From its utilitarian yet stylish pick-up trucks through to the cutting edge looks of each generation of Corvette, via cars like the BelAir which helped define the […]

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CHEVROLET – A BRIEF HISTORY

Founded in 1911, the Chevrolet brand is the top selling marque within the General Motors family and is the best-known GM nameplate. Chevrolet is virtually synonymous with General Motors.

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CHEVROLET – A BRIEF HISTORY

Founded in 1911, the Chevrolet brand is the top selling marque within the General Motors family and is the best-known GM nameplate. Chevrolet is virtually synonymous with General Motors. Chevrolet was co-founded by Louis Chevrolet and William C. Durant, the former a race car driver, and the latter the founder of General Motors. Prior to […]

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Tuesday 5 July, 2022 The UK new light commercial vehicle (LCV) market declined for the sixth consecutive month in June, falling -23.0% to 26,443 units and rounding off a challenging first half

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Car Market Performance Affected By Supply Shortages

Tuesday 5 July, 2022 UK new car registrations fell -24.3% in June, according to the latest figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). The month saw

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