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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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The Corvette “Engine Build Experience” Returns

Chevy’s Bowling Green Corvette Assembly Plant in Kentucky resumes its one-of-a-kind “Engine Build Experience” this month for Z06 customers.The in-plant adventure allows Corvette enthusiasts to be personally involved in assembling their own 650-hp supercharged LT4 engine for their new ‘Vette.Participants …

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Z06 Packs Supercharged Features And Awesome Performance Tweaks

The amazing performance capabilities and advanced high-tech features of the new Z06 provide great selling points for Corvette dealers.“It’s the luxurious next level of Corvette with awesome street and track capabilities,” says Rich Curran, who sells Corvettes for George Matick …

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“Heinrocket” And His Matick Chevy Sonic Racecar Capture Season-Opening Wins In Florida

Two big back-to-back wins! What a great way to start the racing season,” reported an excited John Heinricy (aka Heinrocket) as he wrapped up U.S. Majors Tour opening weekends in Florida.First up was tough competition at the Homestead-Miami Speedway (Jan. …

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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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Chevrolet To Shine At Upcoming Detroit International Auto Show

Look for Chevrolet to score big global news coverage when more than 5,000 domestic and international media converge on Detroit Jan. 12-13 for the 27th North American International Auto Show.These media-only days before the event opens to the public Jan. …

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Round or Square Taillights?

Love ‘em or hate ‘em?Seems the C7 and new Z06 taillights continue to spark lively discussions among Corvette lovers. Some sadly say those square-ish taillights broke from Corvette rounded-taillight tradition and look too much like those of a Camaro. Other …

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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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