The Chevrolet El Camino turns 53

53 years ago today, Chevrolet introduced the1959 El Camino to the automotive world and it hasn't been the same since. In direct response to the popularity of the Ford Ranchero, Chevrolet had decided it needed to stake a claim in the world of the automotive based utility vehicle. » 10/16/11 9:00am 10/16/11 9:00am

Maryland Judge Dismisses G8 Tail Light Charges

The Maryland judge who threatened to approve tickets for all Pontiac G8 owners over their stock tail lights has backed down, reportedly saying she "misunderstood." Vehicular freedom's having a good week in the Old Line State. » 9/29/10 9:30am 9/29/10 9:30am

GM Still To Re-Badge Holden Commodore As U.S. Cop Car

GM CEO Fritz Henderson says the General's still looking to win a contract to supply re-badged Holden Commodores (formerly re-badged as the Pontiac G8 and once rumored to be re-badged as the Chevy Caprice) to US law enforcement agencies. » 9/17/09 8:20am 9/17/09 8:20am

REPORT: The Pontiac G8 El Camino, GXP Live... As Holdens!

Holden's readying a limited edition version of its Commodore SSV with Pontiac's twin-nostril grille and hood scoops. According to Australian sources, the special edition will be called the Commodore G8 SSV and be available as a sedan, ute and wagon! » 8/19/09 9:00am 8/19/09 9:00am

G8 Leaders Look Silly Shuttled Around In GEM Electric Cars

Whatever may or may not have been accomplished at last week's G8 Summit in Italy, this photo of Egypt's Hosni Mubarak in a GEM flanked by security guards is great success. Merkel, Gaddafi, Sarkozy and other leaders looking ridiculous below. » 7/15/09 3:45pm 7/15/09 3:45pm

Pontiac G8 To Live On As Chevy Caprice!

Despite denials from the highest levels, including GM CEO Fritz Henderson, newly-re-tasked GM marketing man Bob Lutz told Automobile the Pontiac G8 would find its way into Chevrolet showrooms as the Caprice. A RWD Chevy Caprice? Is the Carpocalypse over? » 7/11/09 11:40am 7/11/09 11:40am