Posts Tagged ‘Aveo’

Chevrolet Creates Waves with the All-New 2012 Sonic

Monday, January 10th, 2011
2012 Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
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Detroit — Chevrolet displayed the all-new 2012 Sonic at the North American International Auto Show. Its youthful, aggressive design is backed by turbocharged performance and agile ride and handling, combining to deliver an efficient, fun-to-drive small car.

The Sonic is offered in two body styles: a stylish four-door sedan and a sporty five-door. Each delivers class-leading rear-seat roominess and cargo space. A variety of connectivity features enhance the driving experience.

“The all-new Chevrolet Sonic blends the practicality of a small car with the passion for driving that Chevrolet vehicles like the Corvette are known for,” said Chris Perry, vice president of Chevrolet marketing. (more…)

New Chevrolet Aveo to Bring ‘Hot-Hatch’ Style to Small Car Segment

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010
New Chevrolet Aveo
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There is no shortage of world firsts for Chevrolet at the forthcoming Paris Motor Show, and joining the Orlando MPV and Cruze hatchback show car will be the eagerly awaited Chevrolet Aveo 5-door, which like the Orlando makes its world production debut.

The Aveo RS show car was displayed at the Detroit and Geneva motor shows earlier in 2010, and with the final production-ready model, Chevrolet has a car that looks every bit as good as the earlier concept.

Entering the highly competitive global small car segment, striking design elements of the new Chevrolet Aveo include the aggressive looking front with its exposed twin-headlamps and dual port grille, compact taut body panels with a rising shoulder line and short rear overhangs (more…)

Chevrolet Aveo RS Show Car: A Wake-Up Call For The Small-Car Segment

Friday, January 8th, 2010
2011 Chevrolet Aveo RS
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Detroit — Chevrolet today announced the world debut of the Aveo RS show car at the 2010 North American International Auto Show. It features a European-inspired hot hatch look designed to appeal to young enthusiasts, and hints at the next-generation Aveo.

Longer, wider and more spacious than the current production Aveo, the Aveo RS showcases the car's upscale-looking design cues both inside and out, and presents the many personalization options potentially available on the next-generation car.

“We hope the Aveo RS show car will demonstrate that we are as serious about redefining the Aveo and its place in the small-car segment as we were about reinventing the Malibu,” said Jim Campbell, Chevrolet general manager. (more…)

GM Daewoo Hosts Next-Generation Vehicle Preview

Friday, December 18th, 2009
GM Daewoo Hosts Next-Generation Vehicle Preview
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Seoul, Korea — GM Daewoo Auto & Technology (GM Daewoo) today hosted the GM Daewoo “Style, We Create” Next-Generation Vehicle Preview at its Design Center to provide media an exclusive sneak peak at its future design concepts.

The next-generation products shown are a precursor for the design direction of the automaker's future small vehicle, upper-midsize sedan and seven-seat minivan.

The next-generation global small vehicle design, which had never been shown before, represents an important vehicle for the automaker. GM Daewoo is the global development center for GM's small vehicles. (more…)

GM Announces New Products, Capacity Adjustments; Continues Transformation of North American Business

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008

Wilmington, DE — GM today announced a range of strategic initiatives to aggressively respond to growing demand for fuel-efficient vehicles and to economic and market challenges in North America. Rick Wagoner, GM chairman and CEO, made the announcements here as part of the GM annual meeting of stockholders.

Major initiatives announced by Wagoner include:

  • A new global compact car program for Chevrolet, a next generation for the popular Chevy Aveo, and a high efficiency engine module for the U.S. market.
  • Funding for production of the Chevy Volt extended-range electric vehicle.
  • Addition of third shifts to Lordstown and Orion, which build hot-selling Chevy and Pontiac cars.
  • Cessation of production at four plants that build pickups, SUVs and medium-duty trucks.
  • A strategic review of the Hummer brand.

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