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Chevrolet finds cause and solution for Corvette Z06 engine problem

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http://www.gminsidenews.com - After bringing it back to Chevrolet HQ for inspection, the engineers determined that the likely cause was a piston connecting rod bearing that was damaged by debris in the oil that was left behind after tapping the threads for the oil filter. Once a piece gets jammed in there, it starts creating more debris, which keeps making things worse until finally... kablooey. In this case, it took out a few more pistons with it.

GMI Op-Ed: Is the Chevy Impala Next to be Discontinued?

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http://www.gminsidenews.com - There was a time when the Chevrolet Impala was the most popular car in the U.S. In 1964, almost 900,000 Impalas were built (which still didn’t include the lower-line Bel Air and Biscayne full-size models, which pushed production to well over 1.5 million Bow Ties). Simply put, the Impala was America’s favorite appliance and, until the advent of the Pontiac GTO, it was also America’s favorite performance car when equipped with the 409.

Cadillac Preps Fashion Models In New York As It Prepares New Vehicle Models In Detroit

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http://www.forbes.com - Get ready for the next big thing in apparel: bespoke casual, sophisticated pieces for men and women that have been inspired by... the new Cadillac XT5?

Holden Cascada and Alex Davis ‘Let Life In’ at the Runway Weekend

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http://media.gm.com - Holden has announced model and nutritionist, Alex Davis will make her first public appearance as the ambassador for the stylish new Holden Cascada convertible, walking the catwalk for the Holden ‘Let Spring In’ runway show at the upcoming.

Flint Engine Builds Millionth 1.4-liter Engine

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http://media.gm.com - No sooner had employees at Flint Engine Operations reached one milestone – 1 million 1.4-liter engines produced – that transition began to production of a new global engine for the next-generation Chevrolet Cruze and Volt.

Opel/Vauxhall going upmarket

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http://www.gminsidenews.com - Preview of the 2017 Insignia shows it's gaining considerable interior space (it needs to even for Europe) and move upmarket to take on Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz - and the surprise news that Cadillac will "donate" it's SUVs to Opel/Vauxhall rather than Chevrolet/Buick.

Chevrolet SS/Holden Swan Song a Hellcat-Fighter?

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http://www.gminsidenews.com - Rumor has it that Holden wants to go out with a bang, creating the most powerful muscle car ever in Australian history by fitting the 6.2-liter supercharged V8 from the discontinued Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 under the hood of its Commodore sedan.

Cadillac 'Definitely' Bringing Diesels to U.S. in Several Years

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http://www.gminsidenews.com - Cadillac will launch diesel-powered models in the U.S. early in the next decade, said the brand's president, Johan de Nysschen. At a press event here, de Nysschen said Cadillac is working on four- and six-cylinder diesels that are expected to debut first in Europe, in around 2019. "We will definitely bring them to the U.S.," de Nysschen said.

Will U.S. Get Buick Made in China?

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http://www.gminsidenews.com - In 2013, General Motors polled some U.S. Buick dealers about their volume and model-mix expectations for a new vehicle: a compact crossover that has since been launched in China as the Buick Envision. It's two years later and there's no U.S. Envision, leaving industry watchers and dealers scratching their heads. "It would fit perfectly in the Buick lineup at a time when crossover sales are growing fast," says Jack Nerad, executive market analyst at Kelley Blue Book. "I'm sure a lot of Buick dealers wish they had it today."

Holden Partners With Black Dog Ride to Help Prevent Suicide

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http://media.gm.com - Thanks to Holden, Black Dog Ride will be supported by a fleet of tough new Colorado vehicles, as 500 motorcyclists ride through regional Australia to raise awareness and funds for depression and suicide prevention this month.