Tag: Europe

Chevrolet Exiting Europe but Corvette to Stay


General Motors is tossing in the towel in Europe for Chevrolet, leaving the market there except for the widely acclaimed Chevrolet Corvette and an expanded presence for Cadillac as its premier brand. Starting in 2016, GM says it will rely on its Opal and Vauxhall brands to compete in the volume market and that the […]

  Comments | By - January 3, 2014

Harmony in Balkans… C7 Undergoes Eastern European Track Testing


Check out this video that shows Chevrolet testing a trio of C7s – two Torch Reds and a Velocity Yellow – on the Navak track in Belgrad, Serbia. The Stingray has already been tested on the German Autobahn, where it roared to speeds of 300 km/h, in France, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. The 2014 Corvette […]

  Comments | By - December 5, 2013

Leaving on a Jet Plane…


Many of us have reported seeing new Corvette Stingrays on a hauler going down the highway on their way to some lucky owners. But here’s something that might be a first: a 2014 Stingray aboard an airplane! This beautiful Laguna Blue Corvette headed from Los Angeles to Europe was featured in a story this week […]

  Comments | By - October 24, 2013

Corvette History through Ads: Europe Blinked

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Obviously the same government regulations that impeded straight-line performance for the fourth generation of America’s sports car also limited competitors cars as well. Dave McLellan, Corvette’s chief engineer from 1975 until his retirement in 1992, understood the impact strict CAFE (Corporate Average Fuel Economy) and safety government regulations dictated, and though challenging, he recognized that […] More »

  Comments | By - October 2, 2013

Faces of GM: The 2014 Corvette Stingray Lands in Europe


Last week we told you that two C7 Corvette Stingrays were headed to Europe for testing in Germany, Switzerland, France and Holland as part of GM’s standard quality control. Chevrolet Europe’s technical manager Patrick Herrmann has been tasked to lead the tests and as a special bonus, he will be sharing his experiences on social

  Comments | By - July 18, 2013

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