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General Motors have showcased a special edition of the Chevrolet Colorado pickup at the Bangkok Motor Show. The Chevrolet Colorado Sport Edition is only available on the Colorado Crew-Cab 2.5L 2WD High-Stance and Extended-Cab 2.5L 2WD High-Stance. The Colorado’s platform is shared with the Chevrolet Trailblazer SUV that visitors to the Delhi Auto Expo know very well. In Thailand and other Asian...

While Chevrolet in India offers the Enjoy, Thailand gets the Chevrolet Spin MPV. Launched in Thailand in March 2013, the Spin was one of the interesting exhibits at the 2014 Bangkok International Motor Show today. The Spin is powered by a 1,485 cc four-cylinder petrol engine producing 107 hp at 6,000 rpm and 142 Nm of torque at 3,800 rpm mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission. The MPV comes with...

Chevrolet has relaunched the Optra brand by introducing a family sedan in Egypt. The new Optra, a Chinese car, is a rebadged Baojun 630 (Baojun a Chinese GM brand). China-built, from the Baojun factory, the Optra sedan was launched with only an Automatic variant. For the Egyptian market, the Optra comes only in the automatic variant. Equipped with a 1.5-liter four-cylinder DOHC petrol engine that delivers...

The 2016 Chevrolet Cruze was caught on test recently. The Cruze has been a successful product for General Motors and the company is now working to bring out the second generation model, due for a market launch in the later part of 2015. The next generation Cruze will launch towards the end of next year. Ideally, GM would have launched the successor by the end of this year. However, given the above...

General Motors today announced the appointment of Arvind Saxena as the new President & Managing Director of GM India with effect from 1 March 2014. Saxena will succeed Lowell Paddock, who is moving to GM International Operations (GMIO) as Vice President, Planning & Programme Management. Saxena was former managing director of VW India. Saxena was formerly Managing Director of Passenger Cars,...

Two segments which witnessed robust sales growth in India last year were the compact sedan segment and the mini SUV segment. Essentially, these segments are identical in the fact that these cars are designed to take advantage of India’s sub-4 meter excise benefit. In this story, we list out 7 upcoming mini SUVs, all of which have one thing in common apart from their length: To match or exceed...

The utility vehicle market has the fancy of every automaker in India. Renault India has made a living by selling the Duster to this market, enjoying an 8 percent share in the UV segment from 0 percent within 18 months, whereas Ford has managed to shift to a comeback lane with the EcoSport which makes up for over 50 percent of the company’s sales. Meanwhile market leader Maruti Suzuki used the...

GM India will soon issue a recall for the Chevrolet Enjoy MPV according to Team BHP. The recall will address potential problems with the air filter and brakes of the people carrier. The air filter of the Enjoy is found to allow a lot of dust particles and warrants replacement. The brake pads however, are reported to use a mixture of asbestos and metal in an improper ratio could lead to the early wear...