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Corvettes on eBay: The Four-Door 1979 Corvette America

For all those enthusiasts out there who have always wished they could take the whole family in their Corvette, here’s your answer. What is claimed to be the only surviving four-door production 1979 Corvette America (not to be confused with the Corvette parts company of today) is up for sale on eBay, with the bid climbing to $12,650 right now. The seller claims that Chevrolet actually planned on annually producing 40 of these Corvette America cars, to be built by

2019 Corvette LT5 V8 Nicknamed “Big Ass Supercharger” In Development

  Posted on Dec 11, 2017 By Dave Cruikshank 2019 Corvette LT5 V8 Nicknamed “Big Ass Supercharger” In Development Back in 2016 when Power Automedia was in Las Vegas covering SEMA, we saw a mysterious supercharger prototype over at Eaton’s display. At 2,650 cubic centimeters is was huge. When we asked when it would be available, we were told by an Eaton spokesperson that “Only after it was introduced via an OEM, would we see it on the aftermarket.” Back in

Corvette Assembly Plant to Shut Down for Several Months for Assembly Line Upgrades

By Keith Cornett – Jan 20, 2017 has learned that the Bowling Green Assembly Plant, home of the Chevrolet Corvette, will be shutting down the production line for several months this summer and fall as the plant undergoes upgrades to its assemply line building process. An official announcement from the plant is coming soon. The closure will come at the end of the 2017 model year which is expected to end in June. We are told that the shut

GM CEO Mary Barra Dives Into Her Plan To Hire More Female Engineers

The statistics are quite shocking: the share of women in the computing workforce has dropped to just 24 percent from its figure of 37 percent in 1995. To combat this, General Motors has devised a new partnership with the non-profit “Girls Who Code” organization. The partnership was announced last week, and it’s both GM CEO Mary Barra‘s and GWC’s goal to inspire the next generation of women engineers and computer science professionals. The initiative, which promises a $250,000 grant from

Mia Tedesco First Female To Win NHRA Super Gas National Championship

Mia Tedesco became the first woman to win the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Super Gas national championship when she claimed the title during the running of the Division 7 event Sunday at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Tedesco led the Super Gas national points standings heading into this race, and the 22-year-old had already finished accumulating points to her national-title count with her CARS Protection Plus/VP Racing Fuels Super Gas Chevrolet Cavalier. She had to wait

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