Posts tagged "chevy"

Super Bowl XLV: automotive commercials

I’m sad to admit I’m actually going to miss the Super Bowl for the first time in my adult life because I’m traveling to Colorado Springs for work. To console myself, I decided to head to YouTube and find some of the automotive commercials I’ll be missing. My fave: 2011 Hyundai Elantra (kind of creepy,... Read more »

Thinking of buying a Corvette? Now is good.

General Motors announced today that from now until Feb. 28, 2011, if you buy a Corvette … any Corvette, you’ll get free tuition at either of the two Corvette driving schools. Previously this was only open to people who bought the ZR1 supercar ($111,100). Now you can spend half as much and get the same... Read more »

Today's Rave: Chevrolet Cruze interior

When I slid behind the wheel of the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze, I could have sworn I was inside a much more expensive car. A lot of that has to do with the incredible interior. And we’re talking about a car with a base price of $16,995. Even without navigation, the wide audio screen, brushed silver... Read more »

Chicago speed bumps vs. the Corvette Grand Sport

Here’s a hint: The Corvette doesn’t win. Which pisses me off. The speed bump phenomenon has officially gone too far. I get that they surround schools and areas where kids play. But alleys? And every other street on my block? Oh, oh … and how about that AWFUL brick speed catastrophe in the parking lot... Read more »

New Chevrolet Equinox is city friendly

2010 Chevrolet Equinox This is the first chance I’ve had to drive the all-new 2010 Chevrolet Equinox, and I have to say that Chevy (Cough, Chevrolet) has done it again. This is just yet another example of a well-executed vehicle produced by the bow-tie. And, bonus, it’s one you can actually drive in the city.... Read more »

A hybrid that's not made for the city

2010 Chevrolet Tahoe I drove the Chevy (cough, Chevrolet) Tahoe Hybrid to the ChicagoNow tweetup at Epic on Tuesday night and I learned one unequivocal thing: This is not the best city car out there. While the turning radius is actually very good, this gargantuan SUV is still 202-inches long. Not a pretty parallel parker.... Read more »

Chevy's bru ha ha

Yesterday, The New York Times reported that a memo to Chevrolet employees in the Detroit headquarters suggested that they drop the use of the Chevy nickname in all casual and formal communications. According to the New York Times, the memo directly stated: “We’d ask that whether you’re talking to a dealer, reviewing dealer advertising, or... Read more »

Chevrolet's new mission

With all the recalls running amuck, we often tend to forget that there are a lot of automakers who do good things. On today’s agenda: Chevrolet. Illinois Chevy has a new philanthropic project called: Your Mission. Our Drive. The idea is simple: If you have a volunteer project that requires wheels to complete your mission,... Read more »