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Chevy Beat stars as centerpiece of European young artists competition [w/video]

Young Creative Chevrolet awards – Click above to watch video after the jump

Spy Shots: Chevy Spark spotted as Daewoo Matiz

Daewoo Matiz spy shots - Click above for high-res image gallery

Chicago 2009: New AUTOBOTS on display

Click above for high-res gallery of the Transformers cars from GM

Chevrolet Mini (aka Spark) to launch production in India this year

The tiny subcompact that GM first showed as the 2007 Beat concept could start production by the end of this year in India. A report in Indian Autos Blog indicates that for the Indian market the car will be called the Mini - rather than the Spark moniker it will have when it

Detroit 2009: Chevy Spark playing to a familiar Beat [w/VIDEO]

Click above for a high-res image gallery of the Chevy Beat/Spark unveiling

Detroit Preview: 2010 Chevy Spark beats a path to the web

As the hours wind down before the 2009 Detroit Auto Show finally kicks off in the morning, more vehicles are leaking through the manufacturers' embargo nets. The latest addition to the list is the 2010 Chevy Spark, teased earlier this week on Today by GM design honcho Ed Welburn. Spark is the production version of the Chevy Beat concept that made its debut alongside the

Detroit Preview: 2010 Chevy Spark beats a path to the web

As the hours wind down before the 2009 Detroit Auto Show finally kicks off in the morning, more vehicles are leaking through the manufacturers' embargo nets. The latest addition to the list is the 2010 Chevy Spark, teased earlier this week on Today by GM design honcho Ed Welburn. Spark is the production version of the Chevy Beat concept that made its debut alongside the

Spyshots: Chevy Beat spotted on the wild!

Click above for image gallery of the Chevy Beat prototype

Spy Shots: AB reader spots Chevrolet Beat

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Spy Shots: Chevy Beat interior snapped

The Chevy Beat will hopefully succeed as GM's high-volume entry into the micro-car market, and the General's Korean design team has been tasked with making the little hatch look more expensive than it is. We were able to take a look at spy photos of the Beat on the outside

No GM minicars in U.S. for the time being

Click the photo for a gallery of live high-res shots of the Chevy Beat

GM axes small crossover plans, Asian compact coming instead

Click above for a high-res gallery of the Chevy Orlando concept

Spy Shots: Chevy Beat finally hits the road

Testing of the Chevy Beat is officially underway, and our friends at NextAutos have procured the first set of spy shots. The camo'd mule is still sporting the short overhangs and upright silhouette of the concept, but GM decided to equip the squat city car with another set of doors to make ingress and egress easier for rear-seat passengers.

GM hopes to make more money on smaller cars

The General, along with the rest of the American automakers, has a long established history of making the most profits from the largest vehicles. Small cars from the Detroit 3 have therefore fallen way behind the imports when it comes to desirability. GM Global Design Chief Ed Welburn went so far as to say, "In North America, we never did a good small car." Ouch. Instead, all the best designs come from overseas, which GM has plenty of experience in. "Today, we are able to draw on resources of de

Downer of the Day: Chevy Beat not coming to U.S.

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Lutz chimes in on the Chevy Beat

In the wake of the Chevy Beat news that started pounding the wires before the 4th of July weekend, the Wall Street Journal reached out to Bob Lutz for some commentary on the topic. Lutz, in an email to the Journal, said, "We always thought we'd do it at some point, but now it obviously enjoys a much higher priority."

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