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Plug-in Electric Car Sales in Canada, August 2015: Still Chasing Chevy

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http://www.greencarreports.com - The first-generation Chevy Volt notched 167 new Canadian customers in August, building on its sector-leading 150 July plug-in electric vehicle sales north of the 49th parallel.

In photos: Chevy finishes restoring one millionth Corvette after sinkhole damage

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http://www.theglobeandmail.com - When a sinkhole opened up underneath the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky last year, it swallowed the one millionth Corvette the rolled off the assembly line: a white 1992 model.

Plug-In Electric Car Sales In August: Calm Before The Storm?

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http://www.greencarreports.com - With the Labor Day holiday imminent - falling well into September this year - industry analysts have expected U.S. new-car sales for August to be less buoyant than they might otherwise be.

GM Announces Pricing for 2016 Chevrolet Camaro

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http://www.gminsidenews.com - As production of the lighter, more powerful, more advanced 2016 Camaro grows near, Chevrolet revealed more details to help customers tailor their Gen Six exactly how they want it, including pricing information and an online visualizer. The 2016 Camaro offers higher levels of performance, technology and refinement, starting at a suggested retail price of $26,695 for the Camaro 1LT, while the most powerful Camaro SS ever starts at $37,295 for the 1SS.

2017 Buick Regal Spied

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http://www.gminsidenews.com - The next Opel Insignia, sold as the Buick Regal in the U.S., has been caught testing in new spy photos. As we can see from the body lines, the Regal is moving to a hatchback five-door body style with the current four-door sedan version likely to be cancelled. A station wagon variant is expected to join the lineup about six months after the car launches, but U.S. availability is unknown at this point.

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.

Holden and Disney Join Forces For A Galactic Journey with Star Wars

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http://media.gm.com - Today, Holden and The Walt Disney Company Australia and New Zealand, have entered into a multi-year promotional license agreement in Australia and New Zealand to promote the Star Wars franchise.

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.