Category: Chevrolet

Some GM truck plants prepare for re-tooling in preparation of 2013 model year

Some GM truck plants prepare for re-tooling in preparation of 2013 model year

[ 0 ] December 29, 2011 by Mark

GM has has many announcements this year of the various investments to their car and truck plants this year. Now they have released information regarding the work stoppage schedules so those plants can begin their refit process. The work stoppage appears to be several on again off again types of schedules spread over several months. […]

Motorz Season 5 Episode 3 now online for your viewing pleasure

Motorz Season 5 Episode 3 now online for your viewing pleasure

[ 0 ] December 26, 2011 by Mark

Got some of those great new toys from AMP Research but don’t know where to begin? Well have we got a treat for you. Season 5 Episode 3 of Motorzis online for your viewing pleasure! This episode covers information and installation of several of AMP Research’s great product line. AMP’s Bed Step, Bed Step 2, […]

GM Recalls 2012 Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon pickups

GM Recalls 2012 Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon pickups

[ 0 ] November 25, 2011 by Mark

GM has issued a recall for 2012 Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon pickups. The issue at hand is a loose connection on the drivers side seat belt warning system. If the connector were to come loose it would not provide correct information to the driver if the seat belt were not fastened properly. The recall […]

The 2012 Equinox gets crash avoidance and some other nice toys

The 2012 Equinox gets crash avoidance and some other nice toys

[ 0 ] November 15, 2011 by Mark

There has been a lot of talk lately about both Toyota and Ford’s new in car entertainment, safety, and tech goody add ons lately and GM has finally come out swinging. The 2012 Chevy Equinox will get the MyLink in car entertainment/infotainment package and the new crash avoidance system has become a very reasonably priced […]

This is the new Chevy Trailblazer

This is the new Chevy Trailblazer

[ 0 ] November 10, 2011 by Mark

Well… it wasn’t supposed to be unveiled for a few more months but the included pic was snapped at a press event in India earlier this week. There is still no official word on when the new midsize SUV will be available in the US. We do know it will be built on the same […]

GM Makes it official, new Colorado to be built in Missouri

GM Makes it official, new Colorado to be built in Missouri

[ 0 ] November 9, 2011 by Mark

We reported the news heard round the grapevine a couple of weeks ago that the Colorado was going to undergo a refit and be based on the global platform already in production in Thailand. The rumor at the time was that the new US built Colorado would be reborn in Missouri and production would start […]

GM spends $275 million revamping Sierra and Silverado plant in Indiana

GM spends $275 million revamping Sierra and Silverado plant in Indiana

[ 0 ] November 7, 2011 by Mark

GM is spending $275 million to revamp it’s full size pickup plant in Fort Wayne, Indiana. This move is part of GM’s commitment to invest $2 billion over the next 18-24 months in it’s US production market. The plant currently employs approximately 3400 workers. GM manufacturing manager Larry Zahner was quoted as saying “This investment […]

2012 Chevy Equinox and GMC Terrain recalled

2012 Chevy Equinox and GMC Terrain recalled

[ 0 ] October 26, 2011 by Mark

General Motors has issued a recall for all 2012 Chevrolet Equinox and 2012 GMC Terrain SUVs. According to reports the vehicles tire pressure monitoring systems are at fault. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration the tire pressure monitoring systems in the Equinox and Terrain do not alert drivers when the tire pressure is […]

Motorz Season 5 Episode 2 now online!

Motorz Season 5 Episode 2 now online!

[ 0 ] October 21, 2011 by Mark

It’s that time again! Episode 2 of Motorz season 5 is now available online for your do it yourself, gear head pleasure. In this episode Chris continues his work on the Chevy 350 rebuild and visits NuTech Engine Systems in Ramona, CA to show us how an engine goes through the machining process during its […]

Chevy Trailblazer being reborn

Chevy Trailblazer being reborn

[ 0 ] October 18, 2011 by Mark

Hot on the heels of the announcement of the new Colorado pickup, Chevy has also decided to bring back the Trailblazer. Very little is known about the rebirth except that it will be built on the new Colorado platform. Even the image is all teaser. The confirmation of the new Trailblazer was made by VP […]

GM to replace the Colorado with Global Market version

GM to replace the Colorado with Global Market version

[ 0 ] October 12, 2011 by Mark

GM product development chief Mary Barra has confirmed that the Chevrolet Colorado midsize pickup model will be replaced by the Global Market version. The current Colorado is slated to end its production run in June of 2012. There is no set launch date in the US for the Global Market version at this time as […]

GM agrees to pay for repair of faulty gas guages in Trailblazers, Rainers, Envoys and Saab 9-7s

GM agrees to pay for repair of faulty gas guages in Trailblazers, Rainers, Envoys and Saab 9-7s

[ 0 ] October 8, 2011 by Mark

In an agreement to settle an investigation with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration GM has agreed to pay half the cost of repair for fuel guages deemed faulty in 2005-2007 mid-sized SUVs. The models affected by the faulty fuel guages are the Chevy Trailblazer, GMC Envoy, Buick Rainer, and Saab 9-7s. The number of […]

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