Transformers 2: Three New TV Spots Debut Chevy Hick-Bot

Michael Bay's website just dropped three new TV commercials for next month's Transformers 2: Revenge of the Fallen. What do they show? How about the Chevy Beat talking! And he sounds like a hick! A Chevy that's also a hick? Who woulda thunk it? » 5/20/09 10:30pm 5/20/09 10:30pm

Chevy Spark Headed To Geneva

GM teased the Beat-inspired Chevy Spark on the Today Show. Then GM showed nothing at the Detroit Auto Show. Now we're told the new super-mini will instead debut at the 2009 Geneva Motor Show. » 2/10/09 10:31am 2/10/09 10:31am

2011 Chevy Spark: A Redneck Robot?

A new Activision website for the Transformers movie sequel video game features shots of robot modes for the Chevy Spark (Beat) and Trax. Frankly, they both look like hicks. A larger, higher-quality shot below. » 1/30/09 1:00pm 1/30/09 1:00pm

Chevy Beat Heading To Detroit After Live Tease On Today Show

NBC Today Show's Matt Lauer is in Detroit this morning at GM's Warren Tech Center, where he teased a supposed production car. Despite rumors of it's demise, it looks like it's the Chevy Beat. » 1/08/09 8:29am 1/08/09 8:29am

Transformers 2 Caught At Air Force Base, Chevy Beat Bot To Be "Skids"

Looks like the crew of Transformers 2 was caught on-set in Arizona at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base along with a couple of the more robotic cast members — albeit while in their vehicle mode get-ups. Based on the plates, it looks like we're also able to put a name to the bot who will be played by the Chevy Beat » 10/09/08 1:20pm 10/09/08 1:20pm: Skids.…

2011 Chevy Beat Wearing Dealer Plates Spotted In New York

At the time of this posting, the Chevy Beat » 9/15/08 9:20am 9/15/08 9:20am is , but that doesn't mean it can't undergo testing in the great state of New York — wearing dealer plates, no less. These images come via an eagle-eyed forum member over at and show the Beat on its evolutionary path from angry little hornet concept to mildly perturbed…

2011 Chevy Beat Uncovered, Displays A Daewoo Badge

According to the folks over at Hyundai-Blog » 8/28/08 1:00pm 8/28/08 1:00pm, what we're looking at here is the Daewoo version of the in all its glory. We're a bit suspicious as it appears to be sitting on the floor of some unnamed auto show, but the refined body panels suggest production intent and design for manufacture, so we'll buy it for now.…

Fast Lane Daily Spies Cadillac CTS Coupe, Cornucopia Of GM Products

Fast Lane Daily's insomniac spy photographer, Keith, spotted this abundant collection of General Motors products taking a break from some high-altitude testing in Colorado's Rocky Mountains. Most obvious is the 2010 Cadillac CTS Coupe » 8/26/08 3:40pm 8/26/08 3:40pm, but also tagging along were a couple of small hatchbacks, one of which looks to be…

2011 Chevy Beat Exposes Its Interior, Still Concealing US Plans

The fate of the Chevy Beat » 8/20/08 12:40pm 8/20/08 12:40pm is still , but as we see here, that isn't stopping the ongoing development of the latest GM minicar. The Beat gets a buddy for some hot weather testing and we get a look at the interior for the first time. For a subcompact, it's hard to be surprised by the spartan accommodations and the…

2011 Chevy Beat Goes On, Caught Testing

Despite a dire need by the General for more small cars here in the United States, we won't be getting the Chevy Beat (we're still unsure why that particular GM decision makes sense). That's not stopping GM from building it for other markets as these first shots from NextAutos of Chevy's new musical micro-car show.… » 8/06/08 1:15pm 8/06/08 1:15pm

The Chevy Beat Goes On...Into US Showrooms?

Seems GM could be redoubling its efforts with small cars in the face of shifting consumer demand, and actually putting the Chevy Beat into the US market. Even though the Beat won in a popularity contest over its other two conceptual siblings, the Groove and the Trax — which we thought meant a green light for… » 7/03/08 5:20pm 7/03/08 5:20pm

Transformers 2: The Chevy Trax Declares Its Allegiance

We first saw the Chevy Trax last week on the set of Transformers 2 in the City of Brotherly Love, but the shot raised more questions than answers. Who was this new Transformer? Friend or foe? Well, today reveals the truth: The Trax will be playing for the good guys in the role of an as-yet unnamed Autobot. We find a… » 6/25/08 9:30am 6/25/08 9:30am

Surprise! Chevy Trax Shows Up On Set Of Transformers 2

We thought we had all the new vehicles already figured out for Michael Bay's next GM-gasm — Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. Turns out there are still a few secrets to suss out as a Chevy Trax was spotted running chest to chest with the Chevy Beat moments after the the Bumblebee/Chevy Trax chase shot we saw… » 6/19/08 5:06pm 6/19/08 5:06pm

Bumblebee And Chevy Beat Racing Around Philly

The hotted up 2010 Chevy Camaro SS version of Bumblebee was snapped either running from, or leading whatever 'bot the Chevy Beat will be playing on the set of Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen today in Philadelphia. Hopefully they don't run into the NYC 2009 Renault Laguna Coupe, because we're pretty sure the… » 6/19/08 4:20pm 6/19/08 4:20pm

Transformers 2 To Include Chevy Beat, Saab Aero-X Concept?

Can you believe it? There's only a year left until the release of Transformers 2, and both Ray and I can hardly control our robogasms. Today brings news we may see the inclusion of the Chevy Beat and the Saab Aero-X concepts in the movie. » 6/10/08 2:00pm 6/10/08 2:00pm

Chevy Set to Produce Beat Microcar

The votes are in, those who voted in the GM survey to pick the next microcar selected the Chevy Beat (pictured). I guess when you have a contest you shouldn't be surprised when the one you named Beat beats the competition. Out of 1.9 million votes this was the top selection, besting the Trax and the Groove. The Beat… » 11/14/07 2:15pm 11/14/07 2:15pm