The state of Kentucky has coughed up $7.5 million in tax incentives for a future $131 million expansion of General Motors' Bowling Green plant for the next-generation Corvette. GM, angling for more, continues to play coy with the media.
In May, GM filed a trademark application for the word "STINGRAY" with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for use on "Motor land vehicles, namely, automobiles." Is Chevy transforming the Corvette into a real split-window Stingray for the seventh generation?
Yesterday we had the exclusive opportunity to drive the Corvette Stingray concept, GM's latest Transformers star. With a conceptual hybrid powertrain and iPhone app-like downloads, it represents a merger of GM design and technology from the past, present and future.