Category Archives: Corvette Safety

Becoming Tire Savvy

A tire is a tire, right?  Wrong.  Many consumers lack pertinent information about how a tire can improve a vehicle’s performance and potentially reduce fuel costs. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) wants to change this and educate consumers …

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NHTSA Investigating Corvettes

The New York Times is reporting today that the National Highway Traffic Safety Admistration has stepped us safety investigations related to three specific models, one of them being the Chevrolet Corvette. Specific to the Corvette investigation, they are looking at …

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OnStar Announces Automatic Location Identification

Every Corvette that’s produced comes equipped with OnStar, all with 1 year of service free.   We’ve often discussed the many benefits of Onstar, but every year something comes out that makes it even better.  The greatest benefit of OnStar …

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C6 Impact Crash Test Results

The C6 Corvette Coupe recently underwent a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) crash test. The C6 was hit broadside on the driver side of the vehicle to test its endurance. Following the hit, results from the C6 showed that …

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On Patrol at the Woodward Dream Cruise

It’s hard to believe it’s been a month already since the 14th Annual Woodward Dream Cruise.  The outdoor cruise spans every year from Pontiac to Ferndale in Michigan, attracting millions of people to sit along the street to catch a …

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2008 Corvette Recall Announced

GM has announced a recall for certain 2008 Corvettes.  On certain 2008 models, the keyless access system may become inoperative at times.  The doors may not automatically lock or unlock, and the vehicle may not start.  The Driver Information Center …

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OnStar Prices Increase

Bad news for you Corvette owners that subscribe to OnStar.  Effective October 1st, there is a $2.00 per month price increase for customers on the monthly payment plan.  There is no increase for those customers who subscribe annually. They tell …

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Corvette Performance Academy

As Corvette increasingly stakes its claim to world-wide fame and becomes more desirable in Europe, GM has taken steps to support that interest.  The Corvette Performance Academy was developed to promote safety and skill among Corvette drivers. A series of events …

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MapQuest and On-Star Hook Up for Directions

We’ve covered the benefits of OnStar’s Directions and Connections features before, but GM went and made it all that much better my integrating with MapQuest. The OnStar Web Destination Entry (a fancy term for computer directions) will launch this summer …

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CorvetteBlog’s OnStar Video Series – Part 4

The fourth and final installment of our OnStar Video Series is most certainly my favorite.  It’s called "OnStar Command Center" and takes a look at OnStar’s main center of operation in Detroit, Michigan.  Chet Huber, President of OnStar, walks us …

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