Posts Categorized: 2018 New Chevrolets

By Jil McIntosh, Driving.ca – In the world of truck advertising, torque and towing are kings.  It’s an all-out war and there are some pretty impressive numbers out there, but there’s more to a truck than just pound-feet and how much it can pull. Those biggest numbers belong to the heavy-duty trucks – three-quarter-ton (2500/250)… Read more »

By General Motors of Canada, Toronto – The Chevrolet Bolt was named Overall Winner of the 2018 Canadian Green Car Award.  The Chevrolet Bolt was also named Overall Winner in 2017, marking the first time in the Award’s six-year history that a vehicle has won back to back.  The Chevrolet Volt took home the award… Read more »

By Jil McIntosh, Driving.ca – Diesel engines have been around for more than a century, but North Americans have never really flocked to it for light-duty use the way Europeans have.  That hasn’t stopped automakers from trying, though, and with its all-new 2018 Chevrolet Equinox, GM offers an equally-new diesel. The 1.6 litre four-cylinder turbodiesel… Read more »

By Peter Bleakney, Driving.ca – Just when you thought the diesel-powered compact car was dead in the water, GM comes rattling to the rescue.  The Chevrolet Cruze Diesel, available in both sedan and hatchback, could very well be a salve for those who mourn the tragic demise of Volkswagen’s cruelly deceptive yet otherwise excellent TDIs…. Read more »

By Jil McIntosh, Driving.ca – My Chevy traverse has a rattle in it.  It’s a brand-new vehicle and it shouldn’t have a rattle, but there it is.  Over a rutted road, there’s an annoying, plasticky, nasty rattle that won’t go away.  I touch parts and panels, trying to figure out what’s making the noise.  And… Read more »

By Lesley Wimbush, Driving.ca – Enormous size, stump-pulling power and comfortable trappings used to be enough for fans of these rolling behemoths.  Who knew that a full-size SUV that sprints from 0-to-100 km/h in 5.7 seconds while still maintaining the ability to tow up to 8,400 pounds was what they really wanted? Introduced at the… Read more »

By Brian Harper, Driving.ca – Yes, General Motors is a King Kong-sized global manufacturer, and its Chevrolet brand as American as baseball, apple pie and all that other stuff, but the Equinox is still built in Ontario – at the CAMI plant in Ingersoll – so I look beyond any obvious flaws in my argument… Read more »

By Peter Bleakney, Driving .ca – Originally launched in 2005, the Cambridge-built Chevrolet Equinox compact crossover became a cash cow for General Motors thanks to the segment’s ascendancy to North America’s vehicle of choice.  The first-gen Equinox found more than 2 million homes, and in Canada it was Chevy’s second-best seller behind the Silverado pickup…. Read more »

By Pedro Arrais, Times Colonist – If there was a list of desirable features people usually look for when buying a compact SUV, the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox would surely hit all the boxes. This market segment is the largest and has seen the most intense competition for consumers’ attention.  General Motors has stopped at nothing… Read more »

By Lesley Wimbush, Driving.ca – We’re more than 3,800 feet above the Pisgah National Forest, where mist envelops the shoulders of the Appalachian Mountains.  Below us lies the Pink Beds Valley, a swath of lush growth tinted by the blush of blooming rhododendrons. We’d been given the option of making our own way across the… Read more »

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