Auto Services in Florida
Used Car Dealers, License Services, Tags-Vehicle
Address: 2517 SW 8th St, Cutler-Ridge
Phone: (305) 548-8788
Auto Repair & Service
Address: 5870 S Suncoast Blvd, Crystal-River
Phone: (352) 628-1880
Auto Repair & Service, Car Wash
Address: PO Box 261611, Sun-City-Center
Phone: (813) 532-9780
Automobile Parts & Supplies, Auto Body Parts
Address: 545 S Orange Blossom Trl, Orlo-Vista
Phone: (407) 886-6545
Auto Repair & Service, Automobile Parts & Supplies, Automobile Accessories
Address: 2533 S McCall Rd, Rotonda-West
Phone: (941) 474-0686
Auto Repair & Service, Auto Oil & Lube
Address: 1714 SW Biltmore St, Saint-Lucie-West
Phone: (772) 323-0726
Thu, 29 Apr 2010 17:32:00 EST
Chevrolet Camaro goes to South Korea - Click above for high-res image
Mon, 04 Nov 2013 16:29:00 EST
General Motors decided several years ago to begin heavily promoting Chevrolet as its global mainstream brand even in markets where its existing brands like Opel and Daewoo were a dominant force. Today, at the Busan Motor Show in South Korea, GM Daewoo president Mike Arcamone announced that the Camaro would lead the way in GM's efforts to market Chevrolet in South Korea.
For now at least Chevrolet and Daewoo-branded vehicles will coexist in the Korean market. However, while we were in China last week GM officials told us that the Daewoo brand, which has been somewhat tainted by past quality issues, would eventually be phased out in favor of Chevrolet. When the new Aveo launches next year it will likely be badged as a Chevrolet even though GM Daewoo is in charge of engineering the car.
Variety, as they say, is the spice of life. That's a lesson that is currently being taught to General Motors, because despite a strong showing from its 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra, the General's pickup sales still can't best those of cross-town rival Ford.
Thu, 24 Jan 2013 14:16:00 EST
With 59,163 trucks moved, GM fell just over 1,000 units short of toppling Ford, and one of the main reasons for that, according to GM's chief sales analyst, was due to a lack of variety in the engines and body styles available on dealer lots. "We are still over-weighted toward crew-cab V8 trucks. Our light-duty mix will moderate over time as our launch progresses," said Kurt McNeil.
Loading dealers with the popular combination of the 5.3-liter V8 and the four-door, Crew Cab body style was intentional during the truck's launch, but as supplies of leftover 2013 models, which are being sold at heavy incentives, are beginning to wane, both budget-conscious and high-dollar buyers are looking elsewhere instead of at the volume model pickups.
The wheel ranks right up there with the telescope and four-slice toaster in the pantheon of inventions that have moved humankind forward. But what if a circle in three dimensions had never occurred to anyone, and we all had just moved on without it? Perhaps we'd be driving around in Lucas Motors Landspeeders with anti-gravity engines. Or maybe we'd have the same cars we do today, just without wheels.
That's the thought experiment that seems to have led French photographer Renaud Marion to create his six-image series called Air Drive. The shots depict cars throughout many eras of motoring that look normal except for one thing: they have no wheels. The models used include a Jaguar XK120, Cadillac DeVille (shown above), Chevrolet El Camino and Camaro, and Mercedes-Benz SL and 300 roadsters.
Perhaps one day when our future becomes our past, you'll be able to walk the street and see with your own eyes the rust and patina of age on our nation's fleet of floating cars. Until then, Monsieur Marion's photographs will have to do.