Tag: Vettes in the News

2014 Corvette Stingray is Unveiled in Japan

Photo Credit: AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama The new Corvette Stingray and Cadillac CTS models may be racking up all kinds of prestigious honors in their homeland, but several thousand miles away, it remains to be seen if that hardware will pay off in the form of increased sales in Japan. GM Japan is anxious to see […]

  Comments | By - December 26, 2013

C6 Corvette Driver Shot and Killed After Hour Long Chase

Police have identified the driver of a C6 Corvette involved in an hour-long high-speed chase in Los Angeles Friday night as 51-year-old Brian Newt Beaird of Oceanside, Calif. Beaird was behind the wheel of the silver Corvette in Cudahy in east LA about 9:30 p.m. Friday when L.A. County sheriff’s deputies tried to stop him […]

  Comments | By - December 16, 2013

C4 Corvette Crashes into a House in Odessa, Texas

This yellow C5 Corvette crashed Sunday evening into the middle of a home at Richmond Street and Ridgedale Avenue on the north side of Odessa, Texas. According to police, the driver was cited for failure to control speed after driving through a stop sign at a T-intersection and into the living room of the home, […]

  Comments | By - December 10, 2013

Students Restore C4 Corvette to Honor Veterans

Lots of hard work in a short time resulted in this patriotic tribute, just in time for the 2013 New York City Veterans Day Parade last month. The 1984 Corvette had belonged to a Korean War veteran, whose wife donated it after he recently passed away to the Cpl. David W. Leonard K.I.A. War Memorial […]

  Comments | By - December 2, 2013

California Appeals Court Overturns ‘Inconsistent’ $3.5 Million Verdict in Corvette Fire Case

Calling a decision by a San Diego County Superior Court jury “inconsistent,” a state appeals court in California has overturned a $3.5 million verdict for a couple who blamed a “defective” 2005 Corvette for causing a fire that destroyed their home in 2010 and then sued General Motors. The original jury had returned a special […]

  Comments | By - November 25, 2013

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