2011 Chevrolet Aveo
Some auto writers (not us, truly) have been known to sneer at car forum sites. But we try to monitor the forums regularly, 'cause sometimes you see the darnedest things. Take, for example, this photo of a 2011 Chevrolet Aveo in undisguised form, minus the usual spy-shot camouflage. It comes from the folks at AveoForum.com, who started by licensing a spy shot we originally ran on Motor Authority. Then they went to work with their trusty Photoshop tools to remove all the irregular black splotches that GM test engineers use to hide its shape. The result is a subcompact hatchback that looks...
Update: Green Cars at the 2010 Detroit Auto Show
Next month's North American International Auto Show in Detroit promises to be greener than ever before. That's a recognition that more fuel-efficient and smaller cars are a permanent part of the U.S. automotive landscape, but it's also desperation to fill space in a show that's losing exhibitors...John Voelcker
2010 Detroit Auto Show: 2011 Chevrolet Aveo RS Concept
The current 2010 Chevrolet Aveo sedan and hatchback, the Korean-built subcompacts that are GM's contenders in that growing segment, are no longer competitive against upcoming entries like the 2011 Ford Fiesta, rated at 30 mpg city, 40 mpg highway. But that will change when a brand-new and entirely...John Voelcker