Buffalo Chevrolet Blog

Keep your Head in the iCloud

If you know someone who has an Apple product, chances are you’ve heard about the merits of the iCloud. For the uninitiated iCloud is a type of online computer, a place where you can safely store your music, documents, contacts, calendars and more all while accessing them from any of your apple devices at anytime (laptop, iPhone, iPod, iPad etc.). Apparently not happy enough with only those peripherals available, Apple has joined with GM to bring the iCloud to your car, specifically the Spark and the Sonic. In what continues to be the rapid assimilation of cutting edge technology into the cockpit of your Chevrolet.

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The Next Chevy Generation Made in Buffalo

Yes, you read that correctly, Tonawanda’s GM plant is soon to be the home of the most sophisticated small block V8 engine in the world. It’s going to go into 2014 Corvettes, it already has a nickname (the LT1), and it is going to be made here in Western New York. With no less than 450 horsepower and 450 pound-feet of torque for this 6.2L engine the LT1 is expected to become one of the all-time great engines, and here’s why:

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Chevrolet Looks to the Future, Buffalo Eager

These days it is no secret that all automotive manufacturers are looking to create vehicles that are more fuel efficient while not compromising any of the performance that North American consumers have become accustomed to.  This particular view of Chevrolet’s long term automotive goals is actually  narrow itself.  Chevrolet’s Senior Vice President Mary Barra outlined the on-going thinking at Chevrolet in regards to the future in a recent opinion piece.

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Chevrolet Donates Vehicles to Hurricane Sandy Clean Up

This week Chevrolet announced it would donate fifty pick up trucks and vans to the Red Cross to aid in the recovery efforts.  This is in addition to a donation of $250,000 that Chevrolet had already made to the Red Cross earlier to help with relief efforts underway on the east coast.

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Advanced Automatic Collision Notification

Recently OnStar, The GM Foundation, and the Center for Disease Control all got together to help better prepare emergency service workers responding to car accidents. Using advanced telematics (yes that’s a real thing) culled from various technological inputs in place in a GM vehicle, first responders will now have a host of data already assembled as they speed off to an accident site. By having this data available during the trip to the accident, first responders can now begin piecing together a plan of action to put into effect once they arrive. Convening a panel of emergency medical physicians, trauma surgeons, public safety, and vehicle safety experts.

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