Corvette Marks 60 Years of Performance with 427 Convertible
DETROIT – Chevrolet has unveiled the 2013 Corvette 427 Convertible Collector Edition – the fastest, most capable convertible in Corvette’s history – as well as a 60th Anniversary Package that will be available on all 2013 Corvette models.
Solar Energy is powering a portion of the electricity needs of KARL Chevrolet in New Canaan, CT, including our Level II Electric Vehicle Charging stations. Anyone with an EV is welcome to come in for a charge from the sun!
As reported by Hans Greimel Automotive News -- March 30, 2011 - 8:45 pm ET
SEOUL, South Korea -- General Motors Co. has unveiled a sporty South Korean-developed concept car that showcases a "mid-electric" hybrid powertrain that can run on electric-only front-wheel drive or tap a gasoline engine to turn the rear wheels for extra power.
New Canaan, CT - March 25, 2011 (updated April 29, 2011)
Earlier this week, I met with executives of CL&P, our local utility company, along with leadership from the Town of New Canaan, including First Selectman, Jeb Walker. The meeting centered on ways that New Canaan can join the growing trend of municipalities across the country who are adding Public Electric Vehicle Charging Stations. Locally, the City of Norwalk has recently opened a few charging stations at the South Norwalk Train Station and SoNo Parking Facilities. The town of Westport is preparing to install a series of charging stations at the Westport Train Station. Other local communities are in various stages of discussing the idea.
Below is a letter from Dr. Peter Kelly, President of the CRUDEM Foundation and the Hopital Sacre Coeur in Milot, Haiti, providing an update on what has happened at the Hospital in the year since the Earthquake struck Haiti. It is a hopeful account of what happens when the good intentions of an army of volunteers go to work assisting a focused need such as this hospital and the area it serves.
Here at KARL Chevrolet, we have kept the hospital, its staff, volunteers and patients in our prayers as we had helped supply the Hospital with an Ambulance a couple of years ago. We have built a specail bond with this organization, and along with our customers, we express our sincere gratitude for all the good they do. Please take a moment to read Dr. Kelly's account....
New Canaan, CT and Milot, Haiti – September 7, 2010 – The Hopital Sacre Couer, located in Milot, Haiti, has issued an urgent request for assistance obtaining much needed maintenance and repair parts for its 4x4 Ambulance. In the months since the earth quake that devastated much of the Haitian Capital City of Port-au-Prince, this Ambulance has helped transport earth quake victims from a nearby heli-port to the Hospital.
Only in America! ....Well, actually that's because they only build Chevrolet Corvette's in America!
If you've ever had your hands on a cold steel piston, or dreamed about building a race engine, or you're just searching for the perfect, over-the-top gift for that special guy who has everything, then KARL Chevrolet has the answer. For the 2011 model year, Chevrolet will now allow customers to schedule a personalized trip to the Corvette engine plant to assist the professional engine builders while they build your new Corvette engine. We simply include option PBC (Corvette Engine Build Experience) on the order for your new Corvette Z06 or ZR1, at a cost of just $5,800, and you add the experience of a lifetime to the car of your dreams. Here's a glimpse at what you'll get to do:
First Responders Offered Safety Training on Chevy Volt
SAN FRANCISCO - Chevrolet has joined with OnStar and national first-responder organizations to announce the first automotive manufacturer-sponsored training program to educate first responders nationwide on electric vehicle technology.
The training sessions will feature the Chevrolet Volt and will begin at the IAFC's Fire-Rescue International Conference, Aug. 23-27 in Chicago. The training will include animation and illustrations of the Chevrolet Volt, highlighting locations of high-strength steel, cut points for extrication, first-responder labeling, automatic and manual electrical shut-off, and more.
General Motors and its strategic partner, Shanghai Automotive Industry Corp. Group (SAIC), have unveiled a new concept they call the EN-V. The letters are an acronym for Electric Networked Vehicle. If nothing else, this design concept is certainly thought provoking.... what would our streets look like with these little beauties tooling around? Below is the official press release:
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