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    Recalls: GM recalls select Chevy Cruze, Sonic and Buick Verano models over airbag issue
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    General Motors is recalling certain 2012 Buick Verano, Chevrolet Cruze and Sonic models due to a defect in the driver's airbag system. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the airbag has a shorting bar which may contact two internal terminals. If that happens during a ...

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    Official: Chevy recalls over 44,000 Sonic models over windshield washer issue
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    The 2012 Chevrolet Sonic has been found to suffer from a windshield wiper washer issue: 44,668 examples of the subcompact could have wiper washer hoses that separate from the fluid reservoir. If that happens, drivers won't be able use the washer system to clean the windshield. The official ...

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    Video: Watch an assembly line robot try its hand at street art
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    Oh, how we'd like to go all grumpy-old-man-get-off-my-lawn on Chevrolet for this latest bit of hipster marketing. But dammit, it's got robots in it. Real robots, industrial robots, installed inside a 2012 Chevrolet Sonic hatchback. And it's just so cool. The robots are there to help Jeff Soto ...

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    Official: 2012 Chevrolet Sonic Turbo now available with six-speed automatic
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    In an effort to appeal to a much wider range of shoppers, Chevrolet has announced that its turbocharged Sonic models will now be available with a six-speed automatic transmission. Up until now, manual-averse customers were stuck with the 1.8-liter naturally aspirated inline-four – by our ...

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    Video: Chevy Sonic teases Ok Go music video and extreme sports ads for Super Bowl
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    The Chevrolet Sonic has been busy lately – taking part in a host of adventurous activities like sky diving, bungee jumping, kickflipping, and making a music video. We've seen snippets of a lot of the extreme sports activities the Sonic hatch has been involved in, but we have yet to see the ...

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    Report: Chevy stretched Sonic sedan because it looked funny
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    If you think the Chevrolet Sonic sedan looks a bit abbreviated now, you should have seen it before General Motors stretched the vehicle. Take a good look at the spec sheets for the Sonic hatch and Sonic sedan, and you'll likely notice the four-door is over a foot longer than its twin. According ...

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    Review: 2012 Chevrolet Sonic LTZ
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    An Aveo By Any Other Name Is, Indeed, Sweet Whether General Motors likes it or not, the Sonic story starts in 2004, when GM decided to import a cheap, crummy little econobox from Korea. A product of its newest subsidiary, Daewoo, the Chevrolet Aveo had few charms. But it was available as a ...

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    Report: Chevy Sonic crushes NHTSA crash tests, earns 5 stars
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    Following on the heels of its Camaro stablemate, the smallest Chevrolet model has performed well on the National Highway Safety Administration's crash tests, earning a coveted five-star overall safety rating. Two months ago, the Camaro received the first perfect score awarded under NHTSA's ...

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    Official: Chevy puts out APB on missing Sonic brake pads, issues recall
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    We report on a lot of recalls, and most are seemingly innocuous defects that require the solar system to perfectly align before anything catastrophic could happen. Then there are recalls like this one for the 2012 Chevrolet Sonic that appear to be much more dangerous than they probably are. It ...

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    Rumormill: Chevy Sonic Boom concept headed for production?
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    Chevrolet took a brace of Sonic concepts to the 2011 SEMA show, among them four variations on themes from the Z-Spec parts bin, the Super 4 Racer for the track, and a brazen red hatch called the Sonic Boom. Based entirely around a 4,000-watt Kicker sound system, the Sonic Boom contains a ...

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    Video: Stuntmen find more fun things to do with Chevy Sonic
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    Turns out the Chevrolet stunt team isn't finished finding things to do with its Sonic. Not long after skater Rob Dyrdek "kick-flipped" (or barrel-rolled, whichever you prefer) a Sonic, one of the team that put that stunt together decided to take his Sonic 'skiing,' which means putting it on two ...

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    Report: Sonic in short supply as Chevy closing in on all-time sales record
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    It's been a good year for Chevrolet. The company marked its 100th anniversary in 2011 and is set to beat its all-time sales record. That's not a bad way to celebrate if you ask us, particularly just a couple of years removed from the bankruptcy of its parent company. The automaker has sold 4.8 ...

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    Video: How to kickflip your Chevy Sonic like a skateboard
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    We can now safely say Rob Dyrdek is officially the first man on Earth to successfully kickflip a Chevrolet Sonic. The kickflip is, in effect, a barrel roll, wherein a skateboard performs a complete heels-to-Jesus 360. That's challenging enough when it's just your two legs standing between you and ...

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    SEMA: Chevrolet SEMA display reveals Sonic boom
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    Chevrolet has rolled a dozen customized Sonic models into SEMA, and while it hasn't released details on every single variant of its entertaining subcompact, one of the modified hatches caught our eye. If Chevy decided to launch a one-make race series for the Sonic, the Super 4 Concept (inset ...

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    Video: Andy Richter on cross-country Chevy Sonic odyssey for Conan show
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    Andy Richter is piloting a 2012 Chevrolet Sonic from Burbank, California to New York City as part of a stunt for Conan O'Brien's self-titled late night talk show. It's officially been one year since Team Coco found a home on TBS, and to celebrate, the entire Conan crew is packing up for a special ...

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    Official: Sonic and Cruze headlining for Chevy at SEMA
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    The Chevrolet Sonic and its big sister, the Cruze, have proven to the world that General Motors is once again capable of building class-leading small cars. To showcase these cars in a new light, Chevrolet will be bringing a smattering of Sonics and Cruzes to the upcoming SEMA show, with these ...

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    Video: Chevy pushes Sonic out of plane for first marketing effort
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    We're big fans of the 2012 Chevrolet Sonic, which is launching this month behind a large-scale digital marketing effort. Chevy is calling the campaign "Let's Do This," and it features the Sonic "performing" a variety of YouTube-worthy stunts, like skydiving and bungee jumping. You can check out ...

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    Report: Chevy promises hotter Sonic soon, but it won't be an SS
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    Super Sport. It is to Chevrolet what SRT is to Dodge, or what SVT, RS and ST are at Ford. In other words, the initials SS signal performance intent, and though Chevy has, in the past, sullied the SS moniker with ho-hum versions of already ho-hum cars and trucks, it won't be repeating the same ...

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    Podcast: Autoblog Podcast #249
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    Chevrolet Sonic, Dodge Ram wins shootout, Dodge Caliber replacement, Supercharged Hyundai Genesis Coupe Episode #249 of the Autoblog Podcast is here. This week Chris, Zach, and Dan are joined by AOL Autos Editor in Chief David Kiley. Topics include the Chevrolet Sonic, the Ram pickup's $30,000 ...

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    First Drive: 2012 Chevrolet Sonic
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    GM Finally Gets the Compact Car Recipe Right We've met the 2012 Chevy Sonic before. Zach Bowman spent some time in a pre-production model earlier this year and his first impressions were favorable, at least on the autocross course. Now that the Sonic is starting to roll into dealers, it's time ...

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