Tag: EPA

Idea of Future Stop-Start Engine Tech for Corvette Gets Mixed Reviews


It seems that  General Motors’ decision to forgo one high-tech feature on the new 2014 Corvette Stingray out of fear it would hurt the car’s image might have been a smart move. According to some of the opinions expressed here, on the Corvette Forum, the idea of adding the fuel-saving stop-start engine technology to the […] More »

  Comments | By - August 27, 2013

It’s Official! 2014 Corvette Stingray Gets an EPA Estimated 29 mpg Highway


The last piece of performance information we’ve been waiting on for the new 2014 Corvette Stingray has been the EPA fuel economy numbers. GM is now confirming that the 2014 Corvette Stingray equipped with the 455 horsepower LT1 and a 7-speed manual transmission gets an EPA-estimated 17 miles per gallon in the city and 29

  Comments | By - July 9, 2013

Corvette Assembly Plant Meets EPA Energy-Reduction Challenge

For a high-powered sports car, the Chevrolet Corvette doesn’t act like it at the gas pump. Now comes word that the Assembly Plant in Bowling Green, Ky., where the Corvette is put together is pretty energy-efficient, too. The Bowling Green facility has become one of 54 to meet a voluntary energy-reduction challenge from the U.S.

  Comments | By - December 12, 2012