Posts Categorized: 2017 New Chevrolets

By Costa Mouzouris, Driving.ca – The engineers at Chevrolet are a sneaky bunch.  They needed an excuse to get out of the office and have some off-road fun, so they conceived a plan that allowed them to participate in several off-road rallies across the U.S., and on the company’s dime, no less.  They disguised these… Read more »

By James Bergeron – It was a Monday, around 11am, my phone rings and I answer it – “Hello?” “Is this James?” “Yes.” “Would you like to drive the Z06 on Wednesday?” “Does a pig roll in sh– YES!” Two days later, I walk into Jim Tubman Chevrolet on Bank Street in Ottawa, tell the… Read more »

By Andrew McCredit, Driving.ca – GM better add some more shelves to its trophy case. The Chevrolet Bolt is the winner of the 2017 Canadian Green Car Award, presented at the Green Living Show in the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. A panel of 13 top Canadian automotive journalists selected the Bolt, a groundbreaking electric vehicle… Read more »

REVELATION:  A CHEVY THAT’S BETTER THAN A BMW By Angus MacKenzie, Motor Trend –  Here’s a sentence I never thought I’d write:  The Chevrolet Camaro is better, more entertaining car to drive than a BMW 3 Series.  In more than 30 years of testing cars I have experienced several moments of dazzling, crystalline revelation: that… Read more »

By General Motors, Toronto – The Chevrolet Bolt EV was recognized today with the 2017 Canadian Green Car Award at the Green Living Show.  This is the second consecutive Car of the Year win for Chevrolet, after the Volt took home the award in 2016. The Bolt EV, winner of this year’s Zero Emission category,… Read more »

By Clayton Seams, Driving.ca – It was one of those blizzards where the snow mimics the view outside the Millennium Falcon as it goes warp speed and the stars blur.  The ditch was lined with cars less fortunate, and the worried voice on the radio urged people to stay off the roads if at all… Read more »

By General Motors of Canada, Oshawa, ON – The 2017 Cruze Diesel Sedan offers a highway fuel consumption rating of 4.5 L/100km – the best of any non-hybrid vehicle in North America. “The Cruze Diesel Sedan combines best-in-class fuel efficiency and fun-to-drive performance into a vehicle that offers compact car drivers yet another innovative alternative fuel… Read more »

By Driving.ca – There are days when the gap between my Baby Boomer generation and those of the Millennial crowd becomes a gulf.  It’s not as though I’m talking about truly important issues such as jobs with futures or affordable housing, but something as simple as what constitutes a good, inexpensive, fun-to-drive car. The catalyst… Read more »

DETROIT – Chevrolet Bolt EV is the 2017 North American Car of the Year. The Bolt EV’s recognition marks the fourth time in four years that Chevrolet has received the North American Car of the Year or Truck of the Year award, following the Corvette Stingray and Silverado’s wins in 2014 and the Colorado’s award… Read more »

By General Motors, Oshawa, ON – The all-new 2017  Cruze Diesel Sedan will be priced from $24,095, plus a destination freight charge of $1,600 when it goes on sale in Canada at the start of 2017. “The Cruze offers Canadian customers the only clean diesel engine option in a compact car,” said Laura Pacey, brand… Read more »

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