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Why you should ask for a Chevy next time you rent a car: You’ll get the core tech you want

Why you should ask for a Chevy next time you rent a car: You’ll get the core tech you want Here’s a can’t-lose way to get the most useful rental car: Ask for a Chevy.What keeps you from getting a stripper Chevy, an L without MyLink and CarPlay / Android Auto?

GM resurrects the fuel cell for the Chevrolet Colorado ZH2 military vehicle

GM resurrects the fuel cell for the Chevrolet Colorado ZH2 military vehicle General Motors is turning a Chevrolet Colorado pickup truck chassis into a three-ton rolling testbed for hydrogen fuel cell propulsion for the military.It believes there’s room for fuel cells in an era when there’s more focus on electric vehicles and hybrids.

Top tech cars for 2017

Top tech cars for 2017 If you’re shopping for a new car in 2017, you’ll find many tech improvements.So the 2017 Hyundai Ioniq, a compact sedan, will offer an electric, a hybrid, and a plug-in hybrid, arriving in that order this fall, over the winter, and summer 2017.

Consumer Reports announces most, least reliable cars — with plenty of surprises

Consumer Reports announces most, least reliable cars — with plenty of surprises New cars and cars with lots of technology continue to be a challenge for automakers to build and buyers to figure out, according to Consumer Reports’ annual car reliability ratings.Meanwhile, Asian brands led by Lexus and Toyota took seven of the top 10 spots along with Buick (!

Consumer Reports announces most, least reliable cars - with plenty of surprises

Consumer Reports announces most, least reliable cars - with plenty of surprises New cars and cars with lots of technology continue to be a challenge for automakers to build and buyers to figure out, according to Consumer Reports’ annual car reliability ratings.They do look cool, but owners’ ratings pushed the Model X into the 10-worst-models ranking and dragged Tesla down to 25 of 29 brands.

The Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 employs Formula 1 shock absorber tech

The Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 employs Formula 1 shock absorber tech The Colorado ZR2 uses a shock absorber technology called DSSV, or Dynamic Suspensions Spool Valve, damper technology, developed by a Toronto engineering firm, Multimatic.) The cylindrical shock absorber has a piston, or valve, inside.

10 almost-perfect tech cars to buy in 2017

10 almost-perfect tech cars to buy in 2017 Here are 10 cars with tech savvy you should consider buying in 2017, if you’re in the market.They’re good, they’re worth buying, and like so many of our heroes today, they each have some kind of flaw.

Top 10 tech cars of the 2017 Detroit auto show

Top 10 tech cars of the 2017 Detroit auto show Here’s our take on the top cars of NAIAS 2017, especially those with technical appeal.The Detroit show’s public days run Saturday, Jan.

Chevy reveals Lego Batmobile at Detroit auto show

Chevy reveals Lego Batmobile at Detroit auto show The Lego Batman Movie is just weeks away, and to add hype to what already looks like an epic movie, a life-sized Lego Batmobile has been unveiled.At roughly 17 feet long, the Lego model was created by students from the Detroit community in conjunction with student outreach organizations A World in Motion and First Lego League.

No need to wait for Tesla: the Chevrolet Bolt is excellent (and already shipping)

No need to wait for Tesla: the Chevrolet Bolt is excellent (and already shipping) The new Chevrolet Bolt EV hatchback may be everything you want in a compact car.The Bolt EV is quick, it’s roomy (front and rear seats both), and you don’t have to pay for navigation.

Tesla to start pilot production on the Model 3 by February 20, volume production in July

Tesla to start pilot production on the Model 3 by February 20, volume production in July On Wednesday, Tesla confirmed it will shut down its California plant to retool it for production of the (hopefully) high-volume Model 3.The brief, planned pause (according to Tesla) is to expand its paint shop, perform general maintenance, and prep the plant for increased productivity February 20 is Tesla’s target for initial production on the Model 3, according to Reuters.

Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Tested: Formula 1-Style Shocks Make the Difference

Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Tested: Formula 1-Style Shocks Make the Difference Shock absorbers designed for Formula 1 race cars have found a home in the 2017 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 pickup truck.Despite all this, the ZR2 Colorado is pleasant to drive on the highway.

Chevrolet Cruze Diesel Gets Hybrid-Like Mileage, at a Cost

Chevrolet Cruze Diesel Gets Hybrid-Like Mileage, at a Cost These trips and more are possible with the 2017 Chevrolet Cruze diesel edition.The Cruze diesel with manual transmission gets 52 mpg highway, the most of any non-hybrid, non-EV compact car.

Best Diesel Cars and SUVs Worth Buying in 2017

Best Diesel Cars and SUVs Worth Buying in 2017 Still, the song of the diesel engine pounds a seductive beat among certain buyers of passenger cars and SUVs.Improved technology makes them start with minimal clatter and smoke, and at 30 mph and above, the sound is little different from that of a gasoline engine vehicle.

How Self-Driving Cars Work, and When They'll Get Real

How Self-Driving Cars Work, and When They'll Get Real The first truly hands-off, self-driving cars will be here within five years.A couple automakers say they’ll have higher-level autonomous cars for sale late this year or next.

Waze for Android Auto brings realtime road alerts to your dashboard

Waze for Android Auto brings realtime road alerts to your dashboard I got a chance to take an early test drive around New York City with Waze for Android Auto to put the system through its paces before the public rollout.Its MyLink infotainment system served as the platform for Android Auto, which was integrated directly onto the dashboard's 7-inch touchscreen.

Good Cars, Poor Sales: Why GM Might Kill Off 6 Sedans

Good Cars, Poor Sales: Why GM Might Kill Off 6 Sedans As the auto industry shifts from sedans to crossovers, SUVs, and pickups, some pretty decent sedans from GM and others will be end-of-lifed.When the Chevrolet Impala arrived four years ago, it became our Editors’ Choice.

Tesla Model 3 rumored to be undercut by the next Nissan Leaf

Tesla Model 3 rumored to be undercut by the next Nissan Leaf The biggest takeaway: the 2018 Leaf will likely hit the market at a starting price of $29,990.The Leaf's projected price is substantially cheaper than the $35,000 Tesla Model 3 and $37,495 Chevrolet Bolt EVs that have been tabbed as the vehicles that will introduce electric cars to the masses.

2018 Chevrolet Equinox Review: a Big Improvement

2018 Chevrolet Equinox Review: a Big Improvement The 2018 Chevrolet Equinox compact SUV is an all-new model with more technology, a better engine, 400 pounds less weight, and several class-leading offerings.To get all the tech the Equinox offers, you’ll have to buy the top trim line, Premier.

2017 Buick Envision Review: Good SUV, Strong Competition

2017 Buick Envision Review: Good SUV, Strong Competition The new 2017 Buick Envision brings luxury and a smooth ride to the crowded class of compact SUVs.The Envision was new as a 2017 model introduced earlier this year, and the 2018 Envision due will be essentially the same vehicle.