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Update: $439 Million Corvette Plant Upgrade Includes Massive Paint Shop

About 150 jobs will be retained as part of GM’s Corvette plant makeover.May 21, 2015 — GM announced today that it will spend $439 million on upgrades at the Corvette Assembly Plant in Bowling Green, Ky. This investment adds to …

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GM Plans $400 Million Makeover At The Corvette Plant In Bowling Green

Watch this morning’s First Shift video report from Automotive News about the planned $400 million makeover at the Corvette Bowling Green, Ky. manufacturing facility, including a paint shop and other upgrades.Click here to listen. There is a short video ad before the …

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‘Danny Boy’ Kellermeyer Adds Two C7s To Rev Up The New Racing Season

Danny Kellermeyer’s #37 Matick Chevy-sponsored C6 wins again at Waterford Hills.How’s this for a winter project?DJ Racing driver Danny Kellermeyer spent the off-season taking apart his four speedy Corvettes — piece by piece.”This winter might have been long and cold, …

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Detroit Auto Show Corvette Display Revs With Racecar, Two Supercars

One of Corvette Racing’s cars is on display at the Detroit Auto Show.While Chevy’s new 2016 extended-range electric Volt vehicle and the new Bolt EV concept car grabbed most of the attention during media day one (Jan. 12, 2015) at …

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Be On The Lookout! Those Awesome Z06s To Be In Dealer Showrooms Soon

The new Corvette Z06 offers the most choice for customers in the model’s history..Chevy News update Dec. 1, 2014They’re finally on the way to dealerships!Chevrolet began shipping the 2015 Corvette Z06 coupe from its Bowling Green Assembly Plant in Kentucky …

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Kellermeyer Plots 2015 Season With A Secret Weapon Up His Sleeve

Danny Kellermeyer likes racing at tricky technical tracks such as Waterford Hills.“It was a blast,” says Corvette Racecar Driver Danny Kellermeyer as he closes the history books on his impressive 2014 summer racing record.“To say that I was busy is an …

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Chevy Cites Parking Brake And Airbags In 2015 Corvette Recalls

About 900 2015 Corvettes are recalled.By Bengt Halvorson, reposted from The Car Connection, Oct. 27, 2014General Motors has issued two safety-related recalls for its 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray.The two recalls affect about 900 cars in all, with a driver’s side …

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Corvette Driver Kellermeyer Adds Another Title To His Trophy Case

Kellermeyer and his #37 C6 take another victory lap.What could be better than competing for two T1 racing championships?Driver Danny Kellermeyer and his Matick Chevrolet/Corvette Central-sponsored D.J. Racing Corvettes won the 2014 Waterford Hills Road Racing (WHRR) T1 Championship and …

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Car & Driver: 10 Cars That Paved The Way For A Mid-Engined C8 Corvette

A mid-engined Corvette was closer to production reality than you might think.It May Become A Reality As The 2017 Corvette ZR1By Don Sherman from the October 2014 issue of Car and DriverTwo hours into the 1957 12-hour Sebring Grand Prix, …

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Auto News Reports On What Can Happen When GM And A Dealership Collaborate

GM’s Mark Reuss talks with AutoNews TV about lessons learned at Matick Chevrolet.In this news report, Mark Reuss, GM’s executive vice president of global product development, purchasing and supply chain, explains what can happen when the auto company and a …

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