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2009-10-23 THE CRUZE STARTS IN JAPAN ITS FIRST ASIAN TOURt_
WELLINGBOROUGH / ZURICH, 23rd October 2009 - The 2009 World Touring Car Championship is entering in its final laps, as the teams, cars and drivers head to Japan for the first of the two Asian rounds that will conclude the season ...

2009-10-23 GM DAT raises US$412 million in equity rights issue through an investment by its majority shareholder, General Motors
SEOUL - GM Daewoo Auto & Technology Co. ("GM DAT") announced today that it raised KRW 491.2 billion (US$412 million) in an equity rights issue through an investment by its majority shareholder ...

2009-10-22 Chevrolet Invites Public to Name Volt Paint Color
Detroit. The initial production color of the Chevrolet Volt extended-range electric vehicle (E-REV) is a silver exterior with an emerald hue ...

2009-10-20 MICHEL VAILLANT PAYS TRIBUTE TO LOUIS CHEVROLET
ZURICH / BRUSSELS, 20 October 2009 - The figure of Louis Chevrolet, his adventurous life, and his long-lasting contribution to the automobile industry and motorsports ...

2009-10-15 ARABADZHIEV GETS PRIZE TEST WITH THE CRUZE IN PEMBREY
PEMBREY, 15 October 2009 - The Chevrolet WTCC team was in Pembrey this week, for a one-day test session with the Cruze ...

2009-10-12 2010 ADAC Cruze Cup: Motorsport for everyone
ZURICH - OSCHERSLEBEN, 12th October 2009 - After a successful introduction of the Chevrolet Cruze in the World Touring Car Championship, the ADAC Weser-Ems will adopt a newly developed race-spec version of the same car to keep up with the growth in popularity and competition in its in-house series, whilst keeping value and excitement in its sight ...

2009-10-02 CRUZE CUP TO BE LAUNCHED IN GERMANY NEXT WEEK-END AT OSCHERSLEBEN
ZURICH, 2nd October 2009 - Next Saturday, 10th October, will see the official reveal of the Cruze Cup, the new racing series of the ADAC Weser-Ems ...

2009-10-01 CRUZE CONTINUES TESTING PROGRAMME IN THE ALGARVE
PORTIMÃO, 1st October 2009 - While the WTCC cars are traveling to Asia by sea for the final two rounds of the 2009 season, the Chevrolet team is continuing ...

2009-09-24 GM India and Reva Announce Electric Vehicle Partnership
New Delhi - General Motors India and Reva Electric Car Company announced today in New Delhi the signing of an agreement to cooperate in the development of electric vehicles for the India market ...

2009-09-20 TWO MORE PODIUM FINISHES FOR THE CRUZE IN IMOLA
IMOLA - The Chevrolet Cruzes finished twice on the podium in today's Race of Italy, the last WTCC event in the European continent this season ...

2009-09-19 THE THREE CRUZES AGAIN IN THE TOP TEN IN IMOLA
IMOLA - Once again, the three Chevrolet Cruzes achieved their goal to be in the top ten of the qualifying session. At the fast and technical track of Imola, which hosts the Italian round of the WTCC ...

2009-09-15 Chevrolet gives students exclusive opportunity to work with star photographer
How often does an art student have a chance to work on a professional photo shoot for the launch of an exciting new car? ...

2009-09-11 ITALY TO WELCOME THE CRUZE FOR THE FIRST TIME
WELLINGBOROUGH / ZURICH, 11th September 2009 - Following on from a frustrating week-end in Oschersleben, where the unpredictable rain ...

2009-09-06 Two Points Finishes For Larini In Oschersleben
Nicola Larini took a 5th and a 6th position after two solid performances in today?s WTCC Race of Germany in Oschersleben. The result of the Cruzes would have been much better if Rob Huff and Alain Menu hadn?t been faultlessly caught in the typical incidents at turn 1 of Race 1. Both of them then put the show in Race 2, finishing 9th and 10th respectively. ...

2009-09-05 Cruze Take Third Row In Oschersleben
The two Cruzes of Nicola Larini and Rob Huff are in a good position to fight for podium finishes tomorrow in the WTCC?s Race of Germany, after taking the third row in today?s qualifying in Oschersleben. The decisive two sessions were heavily influenced by changing weather conditions, which prevented Alain Menu to make it to Q2, having set the 19th time in Q1. ...

2009-08-28 LAST THIRD OF CRUZE'S FIRST WTCC SEASON KICKS OFF AT OSCHERSLEBEN
WELLINGBOROUGH / ZURICH - The Summer holidays are now over for the World Touring Car Championship ...

2009-08-21 PERFECT TESTING DAYS FOR THE CRUZE AT MAGNY-COURS
MAGNY-COURS - The testing and development programme of the Chevrolet Cruze WTCC continues apace. After the testing session at Zolder earlier this month ...

2009-08-07 THE CRUZE AND LARINI GO TO ZOLDER FOR A ONE-DAY TESTING SESSION
ZURICH / ZOLDER, 6th August 2009 - The Chevrolet WTCC team will be conducting today a testing session in the circuit of Zolder, in Belgium ...

2009-07-19 Hat-Trick In Brands Hatch For Chevrolet And Menu
The Chevrolet team and Alain Menu achieved winning for the fourth year in a row one of the WTCC races in Brands Hatch, one of the most legendary tracks in the world. The Swiss driver gave the Cruze its first win on a traditional circuit ahead of team-mate Rob Huff in race 1. The two Chevrolet drivers, starting from the front row, applied a prefect strategy that prevented any threat from the competition. ...

2009-07-18 For The First Time, The Cruzes Conquer The Entire Front Row
It was a perfect day for the Chevrolet Cruzes in Brands Hatch, as Alain Menu and Rob Huff ended today?s qualifying in the top two positions, thus ensuring a completely blue front row for tomorrow?s first race. Nicola Larini was 7th, a position which is very interesting with regard to race 2. This is the second pole for the new Cruze and the first that the Cruze conquers on a traditional track, confirming the excellent progress made since its racing debut. ...

2009-07-10 FIRST HOME RACE FOR THE CRUZE AT FRIENDLY BRANDS HATCH
WELLINGBOROUGH / ZURICH, 10th July 2009 - Brands Hatch, is where the eighth event of the 2009 World Touring Car Championship will take place, is not only one of the most revered venues of international motorsports ...

2009-07-06 2009 Young? Creative? Chevrolet! competition winner Britt Raes' work on prominent display at WTCC races in Porto
Britt Raes, the 22-year-old student of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts (KASK) in Ghent, Belgium, who won 1st prize in the Visual Arts discipline of the 2009 edition of ...

2009-07-06 Chevrolet Bucks Trend in Western Europe
Zurich. With sales up in Western Europe and down in line with reduced markets in Central and Eastern Europe, Chevrolet held its position with a stable share of 2.2 percent of the total ...

2009-07-05 One Podium Finish And 15 Points In Total For The Cruze In Porto
One podium finish and 15 points in total: the Chevrolet team can be satisfied with the overall result obtained by the Cruzes in the streets of Porto, in two races (the 99th and 100th of the WTCC) that were closely fought and packed with incidents. Rob Huff finished second in race 1 and sixth in race 2, while Nicola Larini finished fifth in race 1. ...

2009-07-04 Cruzes Ideally Placed For Both Races In Porto
Confirming that the Cruze has inherited the predilection for urban tracks that has become a defining characteristic of Chevrolet in the WTCC, the Chevy boys will be ideally placed to obtain some excellent results in tomorrow?s Race of Portugal, on the Boavista circuit in Porto. Rob Huff will start from the first row, after setting second-fastest time in qualifying, while Alain Menu is in fifth position and Nicola Larini in eighth, an excellent position in view of the race 2 reverse grid. ...

2009-07-03 Three Cruzes In Top Six In First Taste Of Porto
Three Cruzes in the top six and the first one only one position away from the top of the rankings: this was the first verdict in Porto, where the Race of Portugal will take place this week-end. Rob Huff was 2nd, just ahead of Alain Menu, while Nicola Larini set the sixth fastest lap. Today?s testing session, was aimed mostly at working on the set-up for the urban track that should suit the characteristics of the new Chevrolet well and this track is completely new to the Cruze. ...

2009-06-29 Chevrolet WTCC car to dress up for milestone race in Porto
Alain Menu's Chevrolet Cruze race car will clearly stand out from the crowd at the World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) races in ...

2009-06-26 CRUZE SEEKS IN PORTO TO CONFIRM ITS EXCELLENT RECORD ON STREET CIRCUITS AS WTCC CELEBRATES MILESTONE OF 100TH RACE
WELLINGBOUROUGH / ZURICH - The Circuito da Boavista in Porto, which hosts the WTCC's Race of Portugal every other year, will be an even more special rendez-vous in 2009 ...

2009-06-24 AUTOBOTS with Bow Ties
Five Chevrolet-based characters - including four all-new characters - are featured in the upcoming movie "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen", presented by Paramount Pictures and ...

2009-06-21 All Three Cruzes, Innocent Victims Of First Corner Accident In Brno
The Chevrolet team lived its most frustrating Sunday of the 2009 season, as all their efforts were ruined in a multiple car accident in the very first corner of race 1, in which the three Cruze drivers were all innocent victims. The team did a great job in repairing the cars for race 2, but starting from the back of the grid, there was no hope to achieve any great results. Rob Huff and Nicola Larini finished 12th and 13th respectively. ...

2009-06-20 Larini Puts The Cruze On Second Row In Brno
Nicola Larini will start from the second row in tomorrow?s Race of the Czech Republic, the sixth round of the 2009 World Touring Car Championship. The Italian driver set the 4th best time of the qualifying session and was the quickest of the front-wheel drive cars. Alain Menu (8th) also made the top ten, while Rob Huff (14th) was slowed by vibrations in his fast lap. ...

2009-06-12 CRUZE AIMS AT PROVING FURTHER PROGRESS IN BRNO
WELLINGBOUROUGH / ZURICH - Next week-end will not only mark the end of spring and the beginning of summer, but also the end of the first half of the World Touring Car ...

2009-06-08 European Art Students Honored by Chevrolet
An international jury has elected the winners of the 2009 Young? Creative? Chevrolet! art contest. The award-winning entries in Fashion, Photography, Visual Arts, Video, and Music ...

2009-06-02 MENU TO RACE THE THREE ENDURANCE EVENTS OF THE TC2000
ZURICH / BUENOS AIRES - Alain Menu will have a busier season in 2009: alongside taking part in the World Touring Car Championship with the Chevrolet Cruze ...

2009-05-31 Summer vacation: Chevrolet tips for long-distance car travel

2009-05-31 Cruze Pays Toll To Weight And Race Incidents
Incidents during the first lap of race 1 and the handicap of running with high weight influenced the overall result of the Chevrolet Cruzes in the Race of Spain, the fifth round of the World Touring Car Championship, which took place today in the Circuito Ricardo Tormo in Valencia. All three cars managed to finish both races, although they were unable to score any drivers points. ...

2009-05-30 The Three Cruzes In The Top Ten At The Challenging Valencia Track
For their first qualifying session at a European traditional circuit, the three Cruzes managed to secure a place for themselves in the top ten, a result that pleased the Chevrolet team, as the twisty and fast track of Valencia is not the best-suited to the characteristics of the Cruze. In the ten-minute decisive Q2 session, things changed little, with Menu finishing 6th in the day?s ranking, Huff 8th and Larini 10th, in a sunny and warm afternoon. ...

2009-05-22 VALENCIA TO BE FIRST RACE ON A TRADITIONAL CIRCUIT IN EUROPE FOR THE CRUZE
WELLINGBOUROUGH / ZURICH - Round 5 of the World Touring Car Championship will take the WTCC circus to the Circuit Ricardo Tormo on the outskirts of Valencia ...

2009-05-18 Award-winning Chevrolet Artists meet Film and Photo Professionals
Since 2007, Chevrolet has awarded the winners of its European YCC applied arts contest (Young? Creative? Chevrolet!) with a cash prize and the opportunity to experience professionals at work ...

2009-05-17 Second Double Win In A Row For The Cruze!
It was another glorious day for the Cruze, as the Chevrolet team obtained the second double win in a row, in the extremely demanding street circuit of Pau. Just two weeks after triumphing in Marrakech, the Cruze won both races of the Race of France, confirming its current excellent form. Rob Huff won Race 1 and Alain Menu did the same in Race 2, with Rob taking third position. With this great result, the Cruze positions itself as ?Queen of the city?. ...

2009-05-16 Cruze Set To Seize Heavy Points And Any Opportunity In Pau
With the three cars in the top seven, the Cruze has started its European racing career in nice style and is in good position to obtain results in tomorrow?s Round 7 and 8 of the 2009 World Touring Car Championship (WTCC), which is in France, at the beautiful and historic street circuit of Pau. The three Cruzes easily made it to Q2, with Rob Huff even setting the best time in Q1. ...

2009-05-08 CRUZE TO START ITS EUROPEAN RACING CAREER IN FRIENDLY PAU
WELLINGBOUROUGH / ZURICH, 8th May 2009 - From the newest to the oldest: the World Touring Car Championship is continuing to visit street circuits, but the next stop in France for Round 4 of the 2009 season has little in common with the previous event ...

2009-05-03 Historic Double Win For The Cruze In Africa!
MARRAKECH, 3rd May 2009 ? Chevrolet wrote history today in Morocco, as the Cruze obtained the first two wins of its racing career, in the first-ever WTCC event held in Africa: Rob Huff took the maiden win, dominating race 1 from flag to flag, while Nicola Larini doubled the count when he clinched his first, long-awaited and well-deserved victory in a closely-fought race 2. It was a less lucky day for Alain Menu, who finished 7th in race 1 and suffered a race incident in race 2. ...

2009-05-03 Huff GivesThe Cruze Its First Pole Position!
The Chevrolet Cruze obtained its first WTCC pole position in today?s qualifying for the Race of Morocco. Rob Huff sat the fastest time in a thrilling afternoon in the narrow and technical Marrakech street circuit. Nicola Larini was fifth and Alain Menu 10th. The Swiss had obtained the second best time on the track, but his times were cancelled after its car could not re-start on its own from the weighing station. ...

2009-05-01 Two Cruzes In Top Five In WTCC's First Taste of Africa
With two Cruzes in the top five, the first testing session in Marrakech confirmed the progress made by the Chevrolets and their predilection for street circuits. Alain Menu was a mere 4 thousandths of a second short from the best lap time of the day. Rob Huff took an excellent fourth position while Nicola Larini could not do better than 14th as he did not have enough track time after changing his gearbox settings. ...

2009-04-24 THE CRUZE READY TO SHINE IN MOROCCAN HISTORIC EVENT
WELLINGBOUROUGH / ZURICH, 24th April 2009 - The World Touring Car Championship is bound to live as historic event, as it heads to Marrakech, Morocco for the fifth and sixth rounds of the 2009 season ...

2009-04-21 THE CHEVROLET CRUZE WTCC TO STAR IN FRENCH TV MOVIE
ZURICH - The Chevrolet Cruze WTCC is soon to become a movie star in France, as it will feature in a spectacular stunt to be included in "Aveuglement" ...

2009-04-14 CHEVROLET WTCC DRIVERS TO SERVE AS CORVETTE INSTRUCTORS
ZURICH, 14th April 2008 - To help any Corvette owner to take full advantage of the C6's 437 BHP and Z06's 512 BHP, nothing can match driving it on a track to its limits, with the best mentors one can imagine: professional racing drivers ...

2009-03-24 2009 IFM DRIVERS TO TEST THE CHEVROLET CRUZE WTCC
ZURICH, 24th March 2009 - International Formula Master (IFM) and Chevrolet have signed a partnership, which will provide IFM drivers the chance to test a FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) Chevrolet Cruze as part of the array of prizes lined-up ...

2009-03-23 Chevrolet Cruze Scores First WTCC Points Of Its Career
The new Chevrolet Cruze scored today the first point of its racing career in the WTCC, thanks to Nicola Larini?s brilliant 8th position in Race 1 of the Mexican round of the Championship, which represents a first reward for the hard work put together by the entire team. ...

2009-03-22 The Three Cruzes Qualify Just Out The Top Ten In Puebla
It was a frustrating day for the Chevrolet team in today?s qualifying in Puebla for the second round of the 2009 FIA World Touring Car Championship, as the three Cruze?s narrowly missed out qualifying in the top ten. Nicola, Rob and Alain fought hard against the competition, but could do little against both the turbo and rear-wheel drive cars, on a track that suits both. ...

2009-03-21 Cruze Finds Good Balance In First Taste Of Puebla
The three Chevrolet Cruze WTCC cars used today?s testing session at the Amozoc circuit in Puebla as a working session ahead of tomorrow?s free practice and qualifying for the Race of Mexico, the second round of the 2009 World Touring Car Championship, as reflected in the time sheet, which saw the three Chevrolet drivers lined up in 12th, 13th and 14th positions. ...

2009-03-13 NEW CRUZE TARGETS WTCC POINTS HAUL IN MEXICO
WELLINGBOUROUGH / ZURICH - After the season's inaugural races in Brazil, the World Touring Car Championship is climbing further, both in the ...

2009-03-08 Chevrolet Cruze Shows Good Pace In Unlucky Debut
The Race of Brazil that opens the World Touring Car Championship once again did not bring luck to the Chevrolet team, as a number of race circumstances prevented the team to score points in Curitiba, but the good news is that the new Chevrolet Cruze showed good pace and excellent potential throughout the week-end. ...

2009-03-07 Two Cruzes In The Top Ten In The Season's First Starting Grid
The Chevrolet Cruze will start its racing career in the WTCC tomorrow with two cars in the top ten positions in the starting grid: Alain Menu was eighth and Nicola Larini ninth, although they scored exactly the same lap time (1m24s831) in the Q2 session. ...

2009-03-07 The New Chevrolet Cruze Off To An Encouraging Debut In Brasil
The new Chevrolet Cruze WTCC made its first official outing today in Curitiba. ...

2009-03-02 All-New Chevrolet Spark: A Mini-Car with Attitude
The all-new Chevrolet Spark, making its world premiere at Geneva, is a small car designed to make a big statement ...

2009-03-02 All-New Chevrolet Cruze: Bringing Design Appeal and Quality Focus to Value Segment
The all-new Chevrolet Cruze sedan raises the bar for design appeal, build quality and running refinement in Europe's compact value segment ...

2009-03-02 Chevrolet extends LPG portfolio throughout Europe
Geneva - In 2009, Chevrolet will further expand its LPG product range throughout Europe. Switzerland, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia and Spain ...

2009-03-02 Chevrolet Hostesses in Geneva Wear Winning Outfit of "Young? Creative? Chevrolet! 2008" Contest
In 2008, Chevrolet Europe conducted the second edition of "Young? Creative? Chevrolet!", a pan-European contest aimed at students of applied arts schools ...

2009-02-27 "FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL" FEELING AHEAD OF THE CHEVROLET CRUZE'S WORLD RACE DEBUT
WELLINGBOUROUGH / ZURICH - It's time to go back to the class rooms for all involved in the World Touring Car Championship (WTCC), and not ...

2009-02-27 Safer Driving: How to prepare and handle your car in winter
Zurich. This year, car drivers have been faced with a particularly fierce winter. With many people still having their ski vacation ahead of them and as winter dragging on, Chevrolet ...

2009-02-20 Winner of Global Mobile Film Festival gets first Chevrolet Cruze
Barcelona - The short film "English as a Second Language", produced by Frank Chindamo and directed by Jocelyn Stemat, won the grand prize in the Mofilm mobile short film festival at the GSMA's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona ...

2009-02-13 CHEVROLET WTCC DRIVERS GET READY FOR ACTION IN WINTER CAMP
GRANGÄRDE / ZURICH - The 2009 World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) will take off soon, on 7-8 March, in Curitiba, but before preparing ...

2009-02-12 AUTOBOTS® with Bow Ties: Chevrolet-based Characters starring in "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen"
Chicago. Visitors to the Chevrolet display at this year's Chicago Auto Show will be treated to an out-of-this-world vehicle display - the automotive stars from the upcoming DreamWorks Pictures and Paramount Pictures release ...

2009-02-11 Chevrolet Volt wins the « Grand Prix de l'Environnement 2009 »
Paris - The Chevrolet Volt was awarded the Grand Prize for Environment at the 24th Festival Automobile International in Paris for its ground-breaking technology ...

2009-02-10 Spark World Premiere Lights Up Chevrolet Show Stand in Geneva
Geneva - The Chevrolet Spark, to be shown production-ready for the first time at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2009, will bring a fresh dimension to Europe's growing ...

2009-02-06 NEW CHEVROLET CRUZE WTCC COMPLETES WINTER TESTING IN VALENCIA
VALENCIA / WELLINGBOROUGH - The Chevrolet WTCC team will conclude today in Valencia, Spain the intensive winter tests program that the new Cruze ...

2009-01-21 Chevrolet Europe Takes Design Online
Four years after the highly successful re-launch of the brand across Europe, Chevrolet presents a unique interactive website exploring the world of the brand's car design ...

2009-01-12 Chevrolet Volt Battery Packs Will Be Manufactured by General Motors in the United States
DETROIT - The Chevrolet Volt, an extended-range electric vehicle that delivers up to 40 miles of gasoline- and emissions-free electric driving, will use battery packs ...

2009-01-11 All-new Chevrolet Spark will premiere at Geneva Show in March 2009
Detroit - The Chevrolet Spark will make its world debut at the Geneva Auto Show in March 2009 ...

2009-01-09 Chevrolet Reaches Historic Milestone of Over Half A Million Vehicles Sold in Europe
Zurich. Despite the downturn in the European market in the second half of 2008, Chevrolet paced its sales performance, achieving a historic milestone of over half a million cars sold in Europe ...

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