LAS VEGAS — General Motors CEO Mary Barra unveiled the Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicle here, touting the car as the perfectÂ combination of connectivity and electrification. In a keynote address at the CES consumer electronics show Wednesday, Barra said the Bolt will cost around 30,000 dlrs after government incentives when it goes onÂ sale later this year Read More..
General Motors will no longer market most of its Chevrolet-branded cars in Europe, providing Opel and its sister brand Vauxhall with a more clearly defined opportunity to restore profitability. The US automaker said the move will “reduce the market complexity associated with having Opel and Chevrolet in Western and Eastern Europe.” And GM CEO Dan Read More..
Chevrolet’s smaller models will be able to use the iPhone’s Siri voice-control software to operate several in-car functions, the brand announced at the Los Angeles auto show Tuesday. Chevrolet said several Spark and Sonic models will from early 2013 be able to communicate through Siri using the brand’s MyLink connectivity system. They will need an Read More..
Opel gained a new board member for operations but lost senior executive Alain Visser to General Motors sister brand Chevrolet. The German car company said Thomas Sedran, a senior consultant with AlixPartners, will join Opel as board member in charge of operations, business development and corporate strategies. Sedran, 47, will be an Opel/Vauxhall vice president Read More..
General Motors will build an all-electric version of the Chevrolet Spark minicar for launch in 2013. The US carmaker confirmed earlier news reports that it would be building a full electric model in addition to the Chevrolet Volt, which has an electric motor coupled with a range-extending gasoline engine. â€œThe Spark EV offers customers living Read More..
General Motors is bringing its Chevrolet Malibu to Europe. The US automaker will show the Malibu, the new Chevrolet flagship in Europe, at the Frankfurt auto show in September. “The Malibu will come on top of the seven new entries launched in Chevrolet’s centennial year,” said Wayne Brannon, president and managing director of Chevrolet Europe. Read More..
General Motors joined the battle for tech-savvy customers this week by introducing the Chevy MyLink infotainment package, a rival to Fordâ€™s successful Sync system. Chevy MyLink, which goes on sale on the 2012 Chevy Volt and Equinox models later this year, will integrate online services and offer stereo audio streaming ajnd wireless control of smartphones. Read More..