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Spyker Goes Bunkrupt, Owner Quotes Churchill, Vows to Resurrect it


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Dutch supercar maker and former Saab owner Spyker has been declared bankrupt by a district court, which ended a moratorium of payments that was granted to the company on December 2.

Opel Starts Production of the New 170PS 2.0-Liter Diesel in Kaiserslautern


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Opel’s engine manufacturing plant in Kaiserslautern, Germany, has begun producing the new 2.0-liter diesel engine that debuted at this year’s Paris Auto Show.

2016 Cadillac CT6's Rearview Mirror Will Get Video Streaming Function


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Following in the footsteps of Nissan, Cadillac will introduce high-resolution streaming video for the rearview mirror of the upcoming CT6 sedan late next year.

GM, Audi and JLR Halt Sales in Russia Due to Ruble’s Collapse


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The ruble has been devalued by more than 40 percent since last June in what is Russia’s greatest financial crisis since 1998. In the past weeks, Russians have been buying cars, especially expensive ones like Porsches, in order to convert their money into something tangible.

Chevrolet to Launch Impala Midnight Edition Inspired by SEMA Concept


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Chevrolet is working on a production version of the Impala Blackout Concept, unveiled earlier this year at the SEMA Show.

2016 Chevrolet Spark Based on Opel Karl Looks Plausible


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The 2016 Chevrolet Spark will share underpinnings and the overall shape with the recently unveiled Opel Karl and Vauxhall Viva twins.

Taking this into account, Photoshop artist Theophilus Chin thought a safe way to see what the 2016 Spark will look like is to apply the bow tie badge, Chevrolet-specific grille and new headlights to the Opel Karl.

Chevy Equinox Will Reportedly Get a Mild Refresh for the 2016MY


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Last time we heard about the Chevrolet Equinox, GM said it was doing really good, posting sales increases every year since its 2009 launch. However, it appears that GM is not resting on its laurels and will give the SUV a mild refresh for the 2016 model year.

Saab Wars, Episode XVII: India’s Mahindra Wants In


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Two decades of bad management and mediocre products under GM ownership, a bankruptcy in the hands of next owner Spyker and yet another one by NEVS, pretty sums up the long, sad story that is Saab.

Dealers Yearn For Hummer As Fuel Prices Plunge, SUV Sales Grow Again


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With a surge in SUV sales and gas prices in the U.S. plummeting to five-year lows, some people are looking back and remembering the symbol of the mid-2000s: Hummer.

Could The Opel Cascada Be Called The Buick Velite In The U.S.?


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Potential buyers of an upcoming Buick convertible might want to hold off on trying to fit "Cascada" onto a personalized license plate.

Wildcat's 430HP LS3-Powered Land Rover Defender [w/Video]


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The Land Rover Defender may be highly capable off-road, but it also has a renown of being a slow vehicle.

UK-based aftermarket specialist Wildcat has solved this problem by replacing the stock diesel engine and gearbox with a Chevrolet Corvette-sourced 6.2-liter LS3 V8 petrol engine and a GM 6L80 six-speed automatic gearbox.

Cadillac Wants to Become a "Pure Luxury Brand"


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Right now, Cadillac is somewhat under-performing, with its ATS and CTS models’ sales faltering after a price hike compared to 2013. Nevertheless, the automaker’s marketing chief is confident that a number of changes will reinvigorate the brand.

Chevy Starts Shipping First 2015 Corvette Z06 Coupes


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Chevrolet has begun shipping the 2016 Corvette Z06 coupe from Bowling Green Assembly to customers, with the first lucky owners to get the car later this week.

New Corvette Z06 Priced in Europe, Arrives in Spring 2015


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GM has announced European pricing for the fastest, most powerful production Corvette ever, the Z06, which will arrive on the continent in spring 2015.

Cadillac to Launch Diesel Model in 2019, 911 Rival Beyond 2020


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Cadillac CEO Johan de Nysschen has admitted the company needs diesel engines if it wants to succeed in global markets, especially in Europe.

Chicago Dealer to Give Away Buicks and GMCs if It Snows on Christmas!


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A Chicago area Buick and GMC dealership has come up with an unusual Black Friday promotion for buyers who order a new car this Friday and Saturday.

Euro-Spec 2015 Corvette Stingray Poses for the Camera [75 Pics]


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While in the US, the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is a pretty common sight (for a sports car at least), in Europe America’s iconic model is much rarer.

Chevy to Start Vehicle Sharing Program in China Next Year with EN-V 2.0


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General Motors China has announced a car sharing program in Shanghai for next year featuring the Chevrolet EN-V 2.0 electric vehicle.

GM signed a memorandum of understanding with Shanghai Jiao Tong University to collaborate on the program, which will include a fleet of EN-V 2.0 vehicles integrated with a multi-modal transportation system alongside bicycles, cars and shuttle buses at the university’s Minhang campus in Shanghai.

Mercedes, Mini Top J.D. Power New Car Buyers’ Satisfaction Survey


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The new-car buying process can be either a pleasant or a negative experience. Market research company J.D. Power has, for the 28 past years, released an annual study measuring customers’ satisfaction – and its 2014 report makes for an interesting reading.

2015 Corvette Z06 Feels Faster, Less Scary Than C6 ZR1


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As the most powerful car ever produced by General Motors, the Chevrolet Corvette Z06 should be a blast to drive. To find out if expectations meet reality, Carlos Lago tested the Z06 in the latest episode of the Ignition web series.