Tag: GM / Factory News

Corvette Leads World in Composite Material Development and Technology


When the 2014 Corvette Stingray finally hits the street later this year, it’ll be a prime example of the best cutting-edge ways to use composite materials to cut the weight of vehicles. That was the word Monday from a GM executive during the 2013 Center for Automotive Briefing Seminars. “The all-new Stingray composite materials were

  Comments | By - August 7, 2013

Stripes Galore! 2014 Corvette Stingray Order Guide Updates


A few updates were added to the 2014 Corvette Stingray’s Order Guide this week. Most notably, the Corvette Stingray Convertible and its equipment group options (1LT, 2LT and 3LT) are now detailed in the latest update to the order guide. Also included in the update are the addition of stripes in various colors. As we

  Comments | By - August 6, 2013

Japanese Firm Takes a Stake in Company that Supplies Carbon Fiber Panels for the Corvette Stingray


A Japanese company that is the world’s largest maker of carbon fibers has bought 20 percent of the supplier that will be producing two carbon fiber body panels for the 2014 Corvette Stingray. The move by Tokyo-based Toray Industries Inc., to buy a minority stake in Michigan-based Plasan is a bid to expand its carbon

  Comments | By - July 24, 2013

GM’s Consumer Affairs Chief James Bell Discusses the 2014 Corvette Stingray


Look out, competition, the Corvette Stingray is nearly here. That’s the word from James Bell, Chevrolet’s head of consumer affairs, during a recent chat with Digital Trends. Bell says he expects to see the Corvette diehards come out and buy the 2014 model, then adds that he expects a lot from younger buyers, too. “Maybe

  Comments | By - July 22, 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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