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All-New Chevrolet Traverse Revealed in Detroit

all-new Chevrolet Traverse

The 2018 Chevrolet Traverse is already turning heads.

As 2017 models start to launch in the automobile market, automakers are turning their attention to the upcoming 2018 model year. One such brand is Chevrolet, which kicked up anticipation in Detroit at the recent North American International Auto Show. Following the reveal of the next-generation 2017 Acadia last year, Chevy had the all-new Chevrolet Traverse lined up to turn heads once again in anticipation of the nameplate entering a new generation for 2018.

The Traverse was first introduced to the full-size SUV segment in 2009, but hasn’t gotten a major upgrade since then. While its appearance follows the new design philosophy of the aforementioned Acadia, the Chevrolet Traverse aims to be more truck-like for its new generation – more spacious, versatile, reliable, and upscale. While there’s no official EPA rating as of yet, Chevy estimates the Traverse’s new 3.6-liter V6 will have a 10% boost in fuel economy over the outgoing model.

The all-new Chevrolet Traverse has been redesigned for a slightly more affluent demographic, and Chevy is capitalizing on this by increasing the tech features found inside the new 2018 version. Despite this, the company is confident this new angle on the Traverse will boost sales among US families looking for a more roomy and premium option.

If you have questions, would like more information, or are ready to take a new Traverse for a test drive, visit us today at College Chevrolet Buick!

2016 Chevrolet Camaro Rendering Shows Off in White

2015 Chevrolet Camaro rendering

Current Chevy Camaro Available at College Chevy!

Before automakers release new designs, many car enthusiasts like to imagine what the new car will look like—this is called rendering. Recently, artist chazcron on the Camaro6 forum, released a new 2016 Chevrolet Camaro rendering, and it is one sharp looking design in white.

The design is based on the heavily-camouflaged 2016 Camaros that have been spotted driving around the streets. Once revealed, the new design is expected to be sleeker and smaller than the current design and will be based on the Cadillac ATS platform. It’s also likely that the new Camaro will have more engine options.

It’s possible Chevrolet could reveal the all-new Camaro at the upcoming North American International Auto Show in a few weeks in Detroit. Or, the automaker could wait a little longer and show it off in New York City in April.

What do you think of this Camaro rendering? What design elements and options do you hope to see in the new Camaro?

The Detroit Lions Face Off Against St. Louis Rams in the Season Opener

It’s September, and here at College Chevrolet Buick, we all know what that means: it’s football season, and more importantly, it’s Lions season. The Detroit Lions will be facing off against the St. Louis Rams this Sunday, September 9, with kickoff at 1 p.m. The Lions will have the home field advantage at Ford Field.

 

The last time the two teams met was back in 2010 when the Lions destroyed the Rams with a crushing blow of 44-6. The Rams are coming off a 2-14 season while the Lions finished second in the NFC North last season with a 10-6 record. Even so, the Lions are still fully preparing for battle, as the Rams have changed up the roster with over 30 new players and a new coach, Jeff Fisher. Starting the season on the road is always difficult, and with the Rams facing an explosive Lions offense, featuring the receiver known as Megatron, or Calvin Johnson, things become that much more difficult.

Jim Schwartz, head coach of the Lions, recognized the adversity he will face against Fisher this Sunday: “[Jeff Fisher’s] teams are always tough. They’re always physical. They’re always well prepared. Traditionally they’ve always run the ball very well. But they’re adaptable. There were times in Tennessee where Eddie George was going to carry it 40 times a game. There was times when Steve McNair was going to throw it 40 times a game. Good coaching in the NFL is being able to adapt to your personnel and the situation that comes up. I think that’s probably the hallmark of what Jeff did. You can’t be around for 17 years unless you adjust and change. Run and shoot didn’t last 17 years, 46 defense didn’t last 17 years; you have to be able to adjust and change with personnel, within times, all those different things. He’s certainly done that.”

So who will take first blood this season? College Chevrolet Buick is counting on the Lions to bring victory to Michigan, but the fight to get there will most definitely be tough.

 

Cruise on Down to the Woodward Dream Cruise

August 18 marks this year’s annual Woodward Dream Cruise in Detroit on Woodward Avenue, America’s first highway. Chevrolet is sponsoring this day devoted to all things automotive. The Dream Cruise is the world’s largest single-day celebration of car culture with more than 1.5 million visitors and over 50,000 muscle cars just waiting to be gawked at.

The day is full of exciting activities. Some of the more notable ones include the Cruise in Shoes 5K walk that kicks off the morning, the life-size Corvette timeline that celebrates the 60-year history of the world’s finest sports car, and the Corvette-inspired graffiti mural that noted artist, Shades, will be painting throughout the day.

 

 

So pack your bags and take the whole family on a vacation even your car will enjoy. You can even make a whole week of it. The festivities started today, but every day of the week promises something different but exciting for all types of car lovers and their families—parades, live music, play zones for the kids, and, of course, lots and lots of cars.

Make sure you check in at the Corvette Timeline on Foursquare.

Visit the Woodward Dream Cruise page for details at https://www.facebook.com/WoodwardDreamCruise!

 

Image(s) courtesy of © General Motors

2012 Diamonds & Dreams

College Chevrolet Buick is participating in Chevrolet’s 2012 Diamonds and Dreams program promoting youth baseball.

Youth baseball is a great way to get kids outside, practicing good sportsmanship, and an excellent way to make lifelong friends and memories.

Chevrolet Diamonds & Dreams program has granted makeovers to more than 25 community baseball fields nationwide.

In addition to the field makeover, winners will also receive $1,000. Find out more about Chevrolet’s Diamonds and Dreams program on our Facebook Page.

Here’s a video from the Diamonds and Dreams program rebuilding a field in Detroit, MI. Check out how Chevrolet workers, volunteers, and kids changed revamped Jayne Field.

 

 

Video courtesy of Chevrolet via YouTube