http://news.pickuptrucks.com - When we saw the Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 concept at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show, we knew it could fill a void in GM's lineup that both Ram and Ford have capitalized on for more than a decade. With relatively few focused modifications to the Colorado chassis and suspension, the concept also seemed like a no-brainer for those looking for a capable off-road competitor to Toyota's Tacoma TRD Sport and new TRD Pro midsize pickup.
http://www.autoguide.com - The Chevrolet Colorado is getting ready for Raptor-hunting season.
http://www.autocar.co.uk - The facelifted Vauxhall Zafira MPV has been spied winter testing ahead of its public debut. Our spies caught the upcoming Zafira in Scandinavia, with heavy camouflage at the front and rear hinting that this is where the majority of the revisions will be made.
http://www.autonews.com - Ford's EcoSport spied on U.S. roads; GM ad work shuffled; The Force is with FCA; Porsche eyes profit pinch; Remembering Lear's Bob Rossiter.
http://www.autocar.co.uk - The new Fiat Tipo Station Wagon has been spied testing, ahead of its launch later this year. It's clear from the spy shots that the estate variant will share the same front-end styling as the Tipo hatchback and saloon.
http://www.autoblog.com - It's a given that when an automaker introduces a new performance model, it's only a matter of time before an even hotter variant arrives. The Ford Mustang begets the Shelby GT350 and the Dodge Challenger R/T spawns the SRT 392 and Hellcat. And for Chevrolet, that progression sees the Camaro SS evolve into the ZL1. That's probably what our spies have captured here. The convertible variant of GM's most powerful Camaro is betrayed not by its big, black wheels or quad exhaust tips – both of those items have been fitted to the far tamer 1LE in the past – but by its brakes.
http://www.autocar.co.uk - These are the latest spy pictures of the replacement for the Vauxhall Meriva winter testing near the Arctic Circle - and they show that the new car will move away from its pure MPV heritage and get conventional doors instead of the controversial rear-hinged back doors of the existing model. The new model - which is likely drop the Meriva name - is expected to be revealed towards the end of 2016 ahead of first deliveries taking place in early 2017.
http://www.carscoops.com - The new Opel/Vauxhall Zafira Tourer MPV is getting ready for its first facelift, with the update to bring it in line with the new corporal identity and add more safety features.
http://www.autonews.com - GM extends global streak; New high for recalls; Gaining clout at VW; Nissan keeps Leaf batteries in-house; BMW Z-car spied;Honda's $60K fuel-cell car; New duty for war vet.
http://www.theverge.com - At NAIAS this week, GM released battery and motor specs for the upcoming Bolt EV. Reader's Digest version: 60 kWh battery, 200 horsepower. That's cool. GM also released a new batch of press photos to go along with the announcement.