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    General Motors 2011 VIN decoder reveals new 1.0L, 1.2L, 1.6L four cylinder engines

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    General Motors' Service and Parts Operations website has published a pair of new documents for decoding 2011 model year Vehicle Identification Numbers (VIN) which reveal several new engines. The passenger car list includes a ...

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    Spy Shots: Are you the next Chevrolet Aveo sedan?

    Chevrolet Aveo Sedan? – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Now here's a curiosity. Our legion of spy photographers managed to lay their lenses on a small sedan testing with a bevy of 2011 Chevrolet Aveo hatchbacks. We aren't exactly positive, but our best guess is this little guy is the ...

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    Patent drawings reveal 2012 Chevrolet Aveo sedan

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    The public got its first look at the all-new 2012 Chevrolet Aveo at this year's Detroit Auto Show, but the RS Concept was only shown as a five-door hatchback, and as we all know, four-door sedans remain the ...

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    Report: Buick to build new compact crossover in Michigan

    If your head's still spinning from General Motors' decision to pull the Orlando from its domestic offerings, you might want to sit down. According to a report on M Live, things are about to get a little more bizarre. The site names an unnamed source as saying GM will begin building a new small ...

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    Spy Shots: 2011 Chevrolet Aveo caught post-Detroit

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    The Chevrolet Aveo RS concept received a fairly warm reception at the 2010 Detroit Auto Show. The question now is how closely will the production version adhere to what we saw in decidedly unsunny D? Here are some fresh ...

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    Chevrolet Aveo RS concept proves small hatches are ready for a renaissance

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    If by chance we thought about the Chevrolet Aveo at all during the past several years, it was usually because of its unfortunate styling and cheap feel. Starting with next week's 2010 Detroit Auto Show, Chevy is out to ...

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    Detroit Preview: Next-generation Chevrolet Aveo RS to appear at Cobo

    On Wednesday night, Chevrolet held a media preview in Motown to discuss and show off some of what will be coming up at the Detroit Auto Show next month. Unfortunately, we were not allowed take any photos or video at the event, although General Motors officials did say we could write about anything ...

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    GM Brazil unveils the Chevy Agile, thankfully, it's not the new Aveo!

    General Motors Brazil has just released the first official image of its new Agile small car. Thankfully, contrary to earlier speculation, the somewhat awkward-looking car that you see here will not be GM's new B-segment model for North America (oft referred to as Viva). The North American model ...

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    Vauxhall sans Opel could reallign with GM Daewoo, Holden

    Chevrolet Aveo, a.k.a Chevrolet Kalos/Daewoo Gentra/Holden Barina/Pontiac Wave – Click above for a high-res image gallery
    Eyebrows raised at reports that General Motors could hold on to its British subsidiary Vauxhall even if – or, more likely, when – its German counterpart ...

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    REPORT: GM already has nearly two year supply of Pontiac G3

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    In news that will doubtlessly result in a chorus of "We told you so" forehead-slaps from critics who noted the arrival of the Pontiac G3 with disdain, word is that General Motors has a bumper crop of the Korean-built subcompacts sitting on its ...

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    Honda Fit dominates Consumer Reports subcompact test

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    The folks over at Consumer Reports have ranked the Honda Fit Sport top among tested subcompact cars in their March 2009 issue. "We found the new Fit the most practical and enjoyable car in this month's group," says ...

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    Aveo production hung up by supplier

    GM Daewoo has been forced to idle its plant in Bupyeong, South Korea due to strong-arm tactics by tire OEMs Hankook and Kumho. The Bupyeong plant produces the vehicle we know and ummm... tolerate as the Chevrolet Aveo, and possibly (unfortunately) soon as the Pontiac G3. Rather than pony up the 12% ...

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    Penny pinchers: Chevy Aveo billboard speaks to the frugal

    We might have suspected it'd eventually come to this. Chevy has started paying people to pay attention to its Aveo. Well, not exactly. In a unique piece of advertisement, Chevrolet erected a billboard in London with an image of an Aveo hatchback decorated in real one-pence pieces. It was certainly ...

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    Oh snap! Consumer Reports rips Aveo a new one

    Click above for high-res gallery of the Chevy AveoConsumer Reports isn't known for completely trashing cars in its reviews. In fact, the publication is more often criticized for going too easy on them and finding something to like in everything that passes through the CR garage. But dang if they ...

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    2009 Chevy Aveo5 and Aveo sedan to start at $12,120

    Click above for more high-res shots of the Chevy Aveo5While the outward appearance of the Chevy Aveo5 could charitably be described as "polarizing", its recently announced pricing will likely polarize a few people, as well. Currently, the Aveo sedan and Aveo5 hatchback boast the lowest average ...

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    Autoblog Podcast #88

    UPDATE: Back by popular demand, direct download of the podcast has been added as a link below.The biggest news of the past week: the suckfest that was the Knight Rider movie. Alex liveblogged it so that we didn't have to watch. Sure it was crap, but was it really that bad? The original was a ...

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    BusinessWeek profiles world's cheapest cars

    What a difference a day makes, or a few years at least. While many automakers were rushing to add premium models to their lineups just a few years ago, today the buzzword is affordability. Perhaps a ripple effect of high gas prices, or the green movement, or even the emerging third-world automotive ...

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    IIHS: In crash, Versa good, Rio, xB not so much

    Due to the popularity of small, fuel-sipping cars, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has smashed up some of the newest offerings. And, as if you needed further proof to get optional side air bags on your next car, the minimally-bagged Hyundai Accent, Kia Rio, Scion xB and Toyota Yaris all ...

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    TTAC hands out TWAT awards

    The votes are in, the judges have, uh, judged and it's official: Democrats control the House.No, wait. Wrong election. The Truth About Cars readers and staff have chosen the 2006 winners (losers?) of The Worst Automobile Today award.For those with stomachs too queasy or hearts too weak to read ...

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    Chevy launches 2007 Aveo sedan

    UPDATE: Chevy released a video promoting the new Aveo which tracks two PR-infused 20-somethings as they travel to Lollapalooza. Cringe factor is HIGH, watch at your own risk.During a webcast that will begin shortly, Chevy GM Ed Peper will officially launch the new 2007 Chevy Aveo sedan for the US ...


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