Browsing Tag 'Technology'

Chevrolet to Use Magic Hoodoo to Deliver Prognostic Vehicle Data to Owners

OK, so it’s not actually hoodoo. And Carnac the Magnificent isn’t involved. But Chevy announced today at CES that select 2016 models will team onboard sensors with the vehicles’ 4G LTE connection to potentially predict problems before they’re detectable by owners. Basically, your car sends information about the starter motor, battery, and fuel pump—these are the […]

They’ve Got Corvette Engines *and* Transmissions: We Drive GM’s New 8-Speed Pickups and SUVs

When news arrived earlier this year that the Chevrolet Corvette’s touted eight-speed automatic transmission would migrate to GM’s full-size trucks, the C/D office responded with a resounding, “Well, that makes sense.” Don’t get us wrong, we love trucks almost as much—more, in rare instances—as we do Corvettes, but it can be hard to make headlines […]

A deeper look at the small-block heart of the next Corvette [w/videos]

Filed under: Technology, Videos, Chevrolet, GM

If it’s never been said before that the cornerstone to General Motors performance is the small block V8, well, it ought to be on a factory plaque somewhere. And maybe some t-shirts. We can start printing …

Bob Lutz and his Volt-like truck visit Jay Leno’s Garage

Filed under: Truck, Technology, Videos, Chevrolet, Celebrities, Electric

Bob Lutz recently stopped by to see Jay Leno at the comedian’s Big Dog Garage, and the legendary auto executive has brought along his latest project, an extended-range VTrux elec…

Bi-fuel option to cost $11,000 on GM pickups [w/video]

Filed under: Car Buying, Truck, Etc., Technology, Work, Chevrolet, GM, GMC

General Motors has released pricing for the bi-fuel option for the Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD and GMC Sierra 2500 HD, and it’s a pill that probably won’t go down easy. Buyers …