GM Not Canceling Flint Volt Engine Plant, Just Construction Contracts

Construction contracts for GM's new Flint, MI engine plant have been canceled, but GM tells us plans to build the new 1.4-liter four-banger powering the Chevy Volt and Cruze in Flint remain unchanged. » 1/28/09 10:00am 1/28/09 10:00am

Chevy Cruze Crashing 2009 World Touring Car Championship Series

Chevy has 12 World Touring Car Championship » 10/13/08 12:20pm 10/13/08 12:20pms under its belt already, and the company is gunning for another with its new WTCC-prepped and stickered . Yes, you heard that right — the econobox you can't ignore is undergoing testing and engineering right now with a scheduled debut at Curitiba, Brazil during the opening…

Chevy Cruze Unveiled in Paris

GM just officially unveiled the Chevy Cruze » 10/01/08 3:33pm 10/01/08 3:33pm’s interior in Paris, and it’s surprisingly nice. Maybe a bit Honda-like, but welcoming and contemporary nonetheless. Aside from the colorful fabric inserts, the new global economy car’s dash relies on an integrated center stack that does away with traditional partitions for…

GM Officially Announces 1.4-liter Four-Cylinder For Chevy Cruze, Volt…

GM has announced it will invest $370 million in a new 552,000 square-foot plant in Flint, Michigan to produce the 1.4-liter four-cylinder engines intended for duty in the Chevy Cruze » 9/25/08 11:20am 9/25/08 11:20am and . The engines will be rolling off those new lines in two flavors — turbocharged with 140 HP and 148 lb-ft of torque for the Cruze,…

The Chevy Volt Won't Save GM, But The Chevy Cruze Might

If you're a GM fan-boy, you're probably a pretty happy camper this week. GM's celebrating its centennial and you've seen the live reveals of both the upcoming Chevy Cruze » 9/16/08 1:30pm 9/16/08 1:30pm, the 40 MPG+ econobox you can't ignore , and , the , GM's resuscitation of the electric car. One of these two will save GM, the other will not. If…

Chevy Cruze, Revealed Live Before Paris

Yes, friends, we're live at GM's Paris Motor Show » 9/15/08 3:21pm 9/15/08 3:21pm preview to bring you this live reveal (not from Paris) of — the , the econobox you can't ignore. It's coming to Europe in March, 2009 and the United States in April, 2010, and as we already know, it'll be powered in Europe by your choice of a 150 HP turbodiesel and two …

2010 Chevy Cruze Spotted In The Wild, Camo-Free

Despite the Lordstown reveal of the all-foam 2010 Chevy Cruze » 9/15/08 10:00am 9/15/08 10:00am, a real one was spotted in a parking lot wearing only a domino mask over the badge, as if nobody would notice. The has been overshadowed by the PR tour de force that is the ; that said, the is shaping up to be a very serious contender, and these are the…

Chevrolet Cruze Gets Live Body-In-Foam Reveal At GM Plant

At a news conference announcing GM's Lordstown, OH plant will receive a hot $350 million cash injection to build the new Chevrolet Cruze » 8/22/08 8:20am 8/22/08 8:20am in the United States, GM CEO Rick Wagoner revealed a full-size foam model of the new 2011 compact replacement to the Chevy Cobalt. As we reported yesterday, the new will be revealed …

Chevy Cruze Gets Full Detail Reveal Before Paris Unveil

GM just dropped high resolution images of the upcoming Chevy Cruze » 8/21/08 8:16am 8/21/08 8:16am small four-door on us in advance of its unveil later this year. At first glance, we're quite impressed. The new car gets a striking design which mixes smooth planes and sharp lines for a surprisingly handsome design. Oddly, the tail lights on the…

Chevy Cruze Interior Shot Shows Off Curvaceous Two-Tone Dash

Although it's not the first photo showing what to expect from the interior of the new Chevy Cruze, it's much clearer than the last shot. We're told the new fuel sipper from Chevrolet will hit the showroom floors as a 2010 model, sport an impressive-if-true 45 MPG and will be built out of the General's Lordstown, OH… » 8/04/08 8:30am 8/04/08 8:30am

GM Buckles To Jalopnik Pressure, Reveals Slightly Less Grainy Images…

UPDATE: We used the "GM Buckles" line for purposes of humor. They really didn't "officially release" these pictures. They're from the same video presentation we saw earlier in the week. Just a wee bit more clear than the last set.

The clamor of every auto enthusiast outlet on the face of this earth was apparently too much … » 7/18/08 6:14am 7/18/08 6:14am

2010 Chevy Cruze To Get 45 MPG, Fight Prius With One Powertrain

The 2011 Chevy Cruze, GM's additional vehicle which will some day, we're sure, replace the Cobalt, will be able to achieve 45 MPG from it's 1.4-liter turbocharged engine, at least according to a small aside in an Associated Press report: » 7/17/08 5:20pm 7/17/08 5:20pm

Rick Wagoner Unwraps First Shots Of Chevy Cruze, Cadillac SRX

In the now-infamous press conference from General Motors this morning, Chairman and CEO Rick Wagoner not only spelled out GM's strategy to save itself from impending doom, but also revealed pretty much every upcoming GM vehicle that hadn't already been shown to the public. This includes the first photos of the 2010… » 7/15/08 4:40pm 7/15/08 4:40pm

2010 Chevy Cruze To Hit Paris Motor Show Like A Missile

The brand all about the 'merican revolution is reporting they'll be revealing an all new car at the Paris Motor Show later this year called the Chevy Cruze. We don't know much other than the 15-foot-long Cruze will seat five, be available in Europe by Spring of next year and have the same global design language as the… » 7/08/08 9:03am 7/08/08 9:03am