GM Recalls 36,413 Police Impalas Over Serious Crash Risk

After receiving complaints from several police departments that lower control arms had cracked on a number of 2008-2012 police spec Impalas, General Motors pulled the trigger on a recall, offering to replace the lower control arms on more than 36,000 vehicles free of charge. » 8/13/12 2:20pm 8/13/12 2:20pm

How To Murder Your Mail Order Bride In Death Valley

"Oh hey, do you guys know how far the nearest gas station is?" The guy was sunburned, clearly dehydrated and living in a fantasy world as he staggered into our hidden campsite, 25 miles or more from the nearest road. With a flat tire and no ability to read a map, gas was the least of his worries. His...companion, sassily … » 5/14/12 4:00pm 5/14/12 4:00pm

2014 Chevy Impala Ditches Image As Rental Car Reject

As we told you earlier this morning, for almost 20 years the Chevy Impala has been synonymous with "rental" — a car more "Jackalope" than the southern African antelope it's named after. They've been boring and they've been beige — well, with the exception of a few years of the "SS" badge anyway. Until now. » 4/04/12 9:00am 4/04/12 9:00am

The 2014 Chevy Impala Shows Off Its Rear Pillar

Car enthusiasts have mostly ignored the Chevy Impala since its switch to FWD in 2000 and Americans fled to SUVs and crossovers years earlier, leaving the car a darling of no one but fleet operators. This first glimpse of the 2014 Chevy Impala's strong kink is the first evidence that there may be a reason to give the… » 3/21/12 4:45pm 3/21/12 4:45pm

2011 Buick Lucerne With Rear-Wheel Drive Is Not Dead Yet

Automakers are gnashing their teeth over how to deal with the second malaise era looming over us like an 800 lb gorilla with a stolen banana. The General's combatting the murky fog by playing switcheroo with some of its product plans — specifically plans for rear-wheel drive. Originally, the 2011 Buick Lucerne was to… » 6/04/08 10:40am 6/04/08 10:40am

Hyrdrofuel Is Alternative Fuel Of The Future, 27 Years Ago

Apparently an idea and creation from the past that holds promise for future applications was just too much for the CBC's crack team of comedy writers to resist — the Back to the Future puns in this piece are a real riot. Greg Vezina managed to convert a Chevy Impala to run on "Hydrofuel", or the very smelly chemical… » 5/05/08 11:20am 5/05/08 11:20am