The Newest Chevrolet Is A Daewoo Sold As Buick Reworked As Baojun

What you're looking at is the newest Chevrolet family sedan, to be built for markets such as Egypt and India. Only it's not really a Chevrolet. » 2/28/14 3:10pm 2/28/14 3:10pm

Have You Ever Been Burned By Buying From A New Car Brand?

Car companies that are new to the world, or new to a particular market tend to offer sweet deals of surprising features and affordable prices. But there can be a drawback, as one Jalopnik reader found. » 12/27/13 5:00pm 12/27/13 5:00pm

Are You Ready For Vanhalla?

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:00 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 6/07/13 9:16am 6/07/13 9:16am

Show Us The Best GM Cars Never Sold In The U.S.

When you hear General Motors, you probably think of Chevrolets, Cadillacs and GMCs. Or bailouts and the death of Pontiac in case you're not a fan of the company. » 2/01/13 1:40pm 2/01/13 1:40pm

I Can't Stop Watching Bizarre Old Daewoo Commercials

So I have kind of a bizarre obsession with Daewoo. Not so much their cars, mind you, which were mostly boring economy sedans and hatches made by and for various General Motors brands. No, it's Daewoo's Korean home market TV ads that have piqued my curiosity of late. » 1/26/13 9:00am 1/26/13 9:00am

The Sometimes Fail-Tacular History Of Captive Import Cars In America…

Have you ever noticed that the term "import car" doesn't get tossed around like it used to? In these days of Toyotas from California, Volkswagens from Tennessee and Chevrolets from Canada, it's becoming harder and harder to tell the difference between a "foreign" and a "domestic" car. » 10/27/12 1:00pm 10/27/12 1:00pm

How To Pawn Your Old Daewoo Off On Some Other Idiot

Unlike other dead brands, offloading a Daewoo these days is tricky business. While there are some truly desirable Oldsmobiles, Pontiacs, Triumphs, or Saabs out there, no one in their right mind gets up in the morning and says "I want to buy a Daewoo today." » 9/09/12 5:00pm 9/09/12 5:00pm

Daewoo Is Dead, Long Live Chevrolet

Rejoice, South Koreans! GM's done you a solid by dropping the embarrassing Daewoo brand and replacing it with good ol' American Chevrolet. Celebratory burnouts along the DMZ, anyone? [GM] » 1/20/11 3:30pm 1/20/11 3:30pm

Obamas Get Up Close With Tata Nano

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama got a private review of the Tata Nano while in India, with Mrs. Obama reportedly sitting behind the wheel. Checking out the competition? H/T to Yash! (Photo Credit: AP) [Economic Times] » 11/10/10 9:00am 11/10/10 9:00am

Mythbusters Destroy Quartet Of Daewoo Nubiras

Okay, Mythbusters has devolved into little more than explosion and crash porn rather than actual myth-busting. Our inner 12-year-old is cool with that. Here the boys investigate the physics behind crashing two cars head-on at 50MPH. Daewoo Nubiras, beware. » 5/07/10 4:30pm 5/07/10 4:30pm

VIDEO: Man Dumps Body In Car, Pushes Car Into Lake

A Florida man recently appealed to the public to help find his missing wife. One day later, she turned up dead in a car that was videotaped being pushed into a lake. Guess who the pusher looks like? » 4/07/10 6:10pm 4/07/10 6:10pm

How A Daewoo Became A Buick Became An Opel Became A Buick Became A…

GM's large international operation and the popularity of Buick in China leads to some strange intercontinental platform sharing. We untangle part of the mess below. » 11/10/09 1:40pm 11/10/09 1:40pm

GM Daewoo Matiz Creative Sparks The Imagination

Daewoo unveiled the Matiz Creative today and, if it looks familiar, it's because this is the Korean version of the Chevy Spark. It goes on sale this September with a 69 HP four-banger good for 40 MPG. [Green Car Congress] » 8/19/09 11:00am 8/19/09 11:00am

Yes We Can... Sell A Chevy-Badged Daewoo In France!

The General is having a tough enough time selling trucks in North America, but France? Fortunately for GM, the new American administration had a great campaign slogan, ideally suited to moving iron off the lot! » 2/02/09 5:40pm 2/02/09 5:40pm

Daewoo-Badged Chevy Cruze For The Korean Market Spotted With Up-Scale…

Looks like Daewoo is getting a re-badged version of the Chevy Cruze » 9/30/08 10:30am 9/30/08 10:30am. The 40+ MPG mass-market economy-car game-changer is destined to be sold globally, heralding a new era of practical, desirable, frugal cars from GM. Expect the Daewoo version to offer both the 1.4-liter four-cylinder engine as well as the 150 HP turbo…

Watermelon Car Is Just In Time For Summer

While it may be sloppy to eat, and it usually has big black seeds you've gotta spit out, one of our favorite summertime treats is watermelon. But whoever is responsible for this creation evidently likes the big green fruit even more than we do. Yep, it's a watermelon car, complete with a bright red interior. We don't… » 5/14/08 4:20pm 5/14/08 4:20pm

Daewoo Tico Towing Prowess Proven with Ferrari F430

Here's symbolism for you. Somewhere in the frozen Romanian winter, a Ferrari breaks down, its bourgiousie owner at the mercy of the elements. Along comes a hard working member of the proletariat in his modest Daewoo Tico. Just as history has proved throughout the centuries, the upper class is pulled along by the hard… » 1/18/08 1:00pm 1/18/08 1:00pm

Profiles in Badge Engineering Courage: Daewoo Launches G2X

The Saturn Sky roadster is apparently GM's two-seater for the global market (sorry, Solstice). A version has already found its way into the Opel lineup as the Opel GT. Now, GM's Korean connection Daewoo's getting its own Sky. Make that the G2X. First shown at the Seoul motor show earlier this year, the G2X will get… » 8/24/07 7:49am 8/24/07 7:49am