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Final 2007 Corvette Production Numbers

With the conclusion of the 2007 Corvette Model Year, the Bowling Green Assembly Plant has released the final production numbers for the year. Corvette production for 2007 totaled an astounding 40,561 Corvettes. This is the most Corvettes produced since the introduction of the C4 model in 1984 and only the sixth time in 54 years…
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Local Fireworks Schedule, brought to you by KARL Chevrolet HUMMER!

Fireworks 2007 Wondering when your favorite local fireworks will be lighting up the night's sky? STAR 99.9 has compiled a complete list of area fireworks. Check the list below to see where and when fireworks will going off all along the shoreline. Brought to you by Karl Chevrolet HUMMER! Join STAR 99.9 for the People's…
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GM Awards Advanced Development Battery Contracts For Chevrolet Volt

GM Awards Advanced Development Battery Contracts For Chevrolet Volt E-Flex SystemContracts Mark Important Step in Developing Range-Extender and Fuel Cell E-Flex VariantsWILMINGTON, Del. – General Motors has awarded two contracts for advanced development of lithium-ion batteries for its electric drive "E-Flex System," it was announced today at GM's annual shareholder meeting. GM selected two companies…
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300 Miles on Hydrogen

By Larry Burns GM VP, Research and Development and Strategic Planning What an exciting day yesterday! I’ve been working on advanced technologies for a long time, but yesterday has to be one of the highlights of my career. That’s because we met our goal of driving the Chevy Sequel fuel cell vehicle 300 miles without…
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GM Volt to be produced for 2010?

40 Miles. That is the distance that the 2010 Chevry Volt could drive completely on battery. Is it enough? I've heard it said that the Toyota Prius can only drive 1 mile on battery alone. So we are making progress, and with an onboard gas engine (or diesel engine) driving a generator, range is not…
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How a Turbocharger Works

One of my favorite sites on the Internet (www.howstuffworks.com) has done a great job of describing what a turbocharger is and how it works. Many of our truck buyers know turbos because they buy diesel truck engines with them for increased towing capacity and fuel efficiency. So, if you want to know exactly what a turbo is and…
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The Definitive Winter Driving Tip List

Take it from NPR's top car guys Tom and Ray (also known as Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers) and follow this link to the best list of winter driving tips yet assembled. My favorite radio personalities have wrangled together this list of 18 tips for surviving winter travel that are not to be ignored. Note, if…
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Tahoe Hybrid: A Dual Mode Hybrid

Later this year we will see the first Tahoe Hybrid land here at our dealership. This is exciting because this will be the world's first two-mode hybrid propulsion powered SUV! While traditional full hybrid systems offer only one electric mode, used in low-speed driving, the Tahoe system will offer one mode for low speed and light loads…
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Suburban vs. Escalade ESV

What is the difference between a Chevy Suburban and a Cadillac Escalade ESV? Aside from $15,000.00, not too much! We've often had the question come up here at KARL Chevrolet and here's my basic breakdown. With the Suburban, the price goes from about $38k - $54k. For that money, you get a family sized SUV…
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