The Complete History of GM’s EV1 Electric Car

The story of GM’s EV1 electric car boils down to an epic engineering feat overshadowed by a PR disaster.

The EV1 presented the automotive industry with an all-electric beauty. Its limited release meant it never appeared at any Chevy Dealers in Miami; however, automotive experts are already scanning the horizon in hopes of a revamped re-release.

Beloved by those lucky enough to lease it, the ultimate recall of the EV1s in 1997 was a business move, arguably unavoidable. But EV1 enthusiasts took it personally and GM was vilified as the company that killed the electric car. 

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Chevy Shows Off Futuristic Self-Driving EV at Shanghai Auto Show

Chevrolet FNR Concept - Self-Driving EV

Cars being pushed by today’s car makers are much different than they were just 10-15 years ago. The automotive industry has come a long way over the years, and there is no denying that things are changing even more with each passing day.

Here are two things consumers should be looking forward to in the years to come:

  • More electric vehicle models
  • The introduction of self-driving vehicles

But what happens when you combine the two? Well, GM is doing its best to show people what a self-driving electric vehicle looks like. The company unveiled its Chevrolet-FNR concept at the Shanghai Auto Show.

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Engineering Competition Could Bring Us a Hybrid Camaro

EcoCAR3-Camaro

As part of EcoCAR3: An Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition, a four-year collegiate student competition, co-sponsored by Argonne National Laboratory, the Department of Energy, and General Motors, students from 16 North American colleges and universities are challenged to harness the power and speed of the classic American muscle car, the Chevy Camaro, into a hybrid powertrain vehicle.

EcoCAR3 is an innovative program, delivering practical, hands-on experience to the next generation of automotive engineers.

Launching students from the classroom into the working world, EcoCAR nurtures the development of highly-skilled engineers, business leaders, and communicators to meet the needs of the automotive industry, which is really exciting news for Chevy dealerships in Miami.

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2016 Chevy Spark: Everything You Need to Know

The covers finally came off the 2016 Chevy Spark at the recent New York International Auto Show, and customers shopping at Chevy dealers in Miami have a lot to look forward to later this year. The 2016 Chevy Spark has been redesigned so it looks more stylish and sophisticated, and it will receive some mechanical updates for improved performance and safety.

It’s going to be a great year to shop Chevy dealers in Miami. Here’s everything we know so far about what the 2016 Chevy Spark has in store:

Updated Design

The 2015 Spark was dogged by complaints about its unique look. The previous model was marked by distinctive lines and angles, creating a cartoonish or toyish look. While some people loved the look, it wasn’t for everyone.

The new Spark gets a makeover for a more refined look that will appeal to a larger audience. The lines are smoothed over, and some exterior elements are updated. For example, the headlights are toned down so that they don’t dominate the front end. Instead, more Read the rest of this entry >>

3 Big Changes Made to the 2016 Chevy Equinox

2016 Chevy Equinox

Ever since the first generation Chevrolet Equinox hit the market in 2005, Chevy dealers in Miami have been selling this compact crossover SUV at a high rate.

While a lot has changed over the years, with Chevy always looking for new ways to make this SUV stand out in the crowd, many are wondering what the future holds. More specifically, what is it about the 2016 Equinox that makes it better than its predecessor?

Although the automaker is describing its 2016 model as undergoing a mild styling update, there are a few changes in particular to focus on.

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El Camino SS Renderings Make Us Hopeful for the Future

El Camino Render

Millions of people have been Chevy enthusiasts for quite some time. For this reason, they are always on the lookout for the next big thing. They are always visiting a Chevy dealer in Miami to learn more about current and upcoming models.

With the 2016 Chevy Camaro on the way, many are getting ready to pull the trigger and make a purchase that will put a big smile on their face. The latest generation Camaro is expected to be one of the best yet, thanks in large part to the implementation of the Alpha platform. Furthermore, it is expected to be available with a variety of engines.

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Chevrolet SSR: Things You Need to Know

When you shop the right Chevy dealer, you can find much more than just the latest Chevy models. You can also find previously owned models, which can include rare special editions or even older Chevys that represent a piece of automotive history. Is a classic Corvette on your wish list? You might be able to find it at your local Chevy dealer. Miami residents know to shop at Miami Lakes Chevrolet for the best selection in the area.

While many of Chevrolet’s classic models have a decades-long history, some of its notable vehicles had a run of only a few years. One of our favorites that didn’t actually become a widespread favorite is the Chevrolet SSR.

Debut of the SSR

The SSR actually began life in 1999, when the concept art began being put together by Read the rest of this entry >>

New Teen Driving Safety on 2016 Malibu

The brand new 2016 Chevrolet Malibu is slated to debut at the 2015 New York Auto Show this month. April is an exciting time for the automotive world, with the New York Auto Show just around the corner. The 2016 Malibu is debuting more than its complete redesign – it also has advanced teen driving safety technology that is catching this Miami Chevy dealer’s attention. Read the rest of this entry >>