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Breaking: Chevy Volt Wins North American Car of the Year Award!

Breaking News: Chevy Volt Wins North American Car of the Year Award!

It was only a matter of time before the Chevy Volt would win another Award.

After sweeping 3 smaller awards including Motor Trend car of the year, the little car that could has taken the grand prize of them all.

Today at the Detroit Auto Show, the 2011 Chevrolet Volt was named 2011 North American Car of the Year.

The two other finalists were the Hyundai Sonata and the Nissan LEAF. Voted on by a feild of 49 automotive journalists, the Volt gathered the most votes and took the top prize.

“It’s a great honor to be recognized as the North American Car of the Year,” said GM CEO Dan Akerson. “Since development began, we believed the Volt had the potential to transform the automotive industry. Today, the Volt is the first electric vehicle to win the prestigious North American Car of the Year award, and the first vehicle ever to receive the industry’s highest automotive, technology, and environmental recognitions.”

Here are the other prizes the Volt has taken home:

  • Motor Trend 2011 Car of the Year
  • Green Car Journal 2011 Green Car of the Year
  • Car and Driver 10Best for 2011
  • Ward’s AutoWorld 10 Best Engines for 2011
  • AUTOMOBILE Magazine 2011 Automobile of the Year
  • 2010 Breakthrough Technology, by Popular Mechanic

“Such recognition provides customers with credible, expert endorsement of new models,” said Akerson. “This is particularly important for vehicles like the Volt that feature significant new technologies. Being named the North American Car of the Year will help convince customers that the Volt is truly a breakthrough vehicle, delivering the benefits of electric driving without the range anxiety associated with pure electric vehicles.”

Rogers Auto Group would like to offer our sincere congratulations to the entire GM Volt team who took a concept that inspired a nation from simple sketches to a masterpiece vehicle now sitting in the driveways of over 300 people in America, with many tens, if not hundreds of thousands more to come. Great Job!

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America is back in the Game

 

The future is here, and America is back in the game.

It’s just one of the many good things Motor Trend magazine had to say about the all-new Chevrolet Volt as it named the car the “2011 Motor Trend Car of the Year®.” The annual award is one of the most prestigious honors bestowed in the auto industry and further proof that it’s a new day for Chevrolet, not to mention the entire auto industry. Powered by electricity without being tethered to electrical outlets, the Volt does everything a great car does and, according to Motor Trend, better than any other. It’s further proof that today, tomorrow and on into the future, Chevy Runs Deep.

Volt Mobile App

OnStar MyLink mobile app:

Starting this fall, anywhere you get a signal on your smartphone, you can have total control of your Volt. Tap away and, with the OnStar MyLink, you’ll be able to check the battery charge level, available range, tire pressure, remote lock and unlock and even activate the remote start to heat or cool the interior to your preferred temperature. Navigate the interactive screens of the app, and you can change how and when you want your Volt to charge. You can even set up Alerts via text or email to remind you to plug in your Volt, when charging is complete or if charging has been interrupted. The app also provides a single button to access a Volt Customer Advisor who can answer vehicle specific questions.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Car Credit extended Daily: Rogers Auto Group

Fast, Simple and Driving

The Rogers Auto Group  can get you on the Road regardless of your credit and you can get your next car – What’s Better than That? Even if you have a bankruptcy or less than perfect credit rating, Rogers Auto Group has the car that you need. Our process is quick and pretty painless. Fill out our online application, and one of our loan specialist will contact you with the details. Wouldn’t it be wonderful to be driving your new or used car home today? 

So don’t delay fill out your application. 

Click Here to Apply Now!

We are located at

2720 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60616
(866) 797-9556

www.RogersAutoGroup.net

 

 

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Chevy Volt: The Future of Driving

2011 Volt
Motor Trend Article

Soon, buyers of the Chevrolet Volt will not only take home the most technologically advanced vehicle ever produced by Chevrolet, they’ll take home bragging rights too. That’s because the 2011 Chevrolet Volt has earned the prestigious title of the 2011 Motor Trend Car of the Year.® The Volt beat the competition after a rigorous and intense process applied by the selection committee at Motor Trend.

Chevrolet is proud of this recognition, but Chevrolet never set out to win awards. They set out to build an electric car that fits people’s lives in the real world of driving with the help of our range-extending gasoline generator. 

Chevrolet is committed to bringing more technology to more people and building safe cars, giving owners an excellent driving experience through great design and practical engineering — without sacrificing style.

The award-winning Volt is proof positive of that.

Chevrolet Volt. It’s more car than electric.    

“Rogers Auto Group is Chicago’s Car Dealer of Choice”

We are located at:

2720 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60616
(866) 797-9556

www.RogersAutoGroup.net

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Corvette Stingray Concept Cars: Rogers Auto Group

History of the Corvette Stingray

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia and Rogers Auto Group
 

The Corvette Stingray was a privately funded concept car that formed a basis for the second (C2) generation Corvette Sting Ray. The Stingray racer-concept car was designed by Bill Mitchell, GM Vice President of styling, and Larry Shinoda in 1957. The basis of the Stingray was the 1957 Corvette SS, an engineering test mule chassis for the creation of an official Chevrolet race effort culminating with the 24 Hours of LeMans. Soon after its race debut, the Automobile Manufacturers Association (AMA) banned manufacturer-sponsored racing, and the SS had been relegated to test track duty. The Stingray exists today with a 327 cubic inch (5.4 L), fuel-injected V-8 of 375 hp (280 kW)

 

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Car Loans Approved Daily: Rogers Auto Group

We realize that almost 30% of all car buyers are credit challenged and need our assistance in getting the Best Auto Loan possible based on their circumstances. We all know the very lowest car loan rates go to those with the best credit score. This does not mean that you have to settle for a loan that does not work for you. At Rogers Auto Group we start by being part of the largest networks of auto financing specialists in the world. We are very familiar with working with lower than average credit scores.

If you have bad credit, poor credit or no credit you can apply for our special auto financing plan and we will get you on the road to car ownership today.

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2011 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible – Los Angeles Auto Show

2011 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible

by KBB: Repost Rogers Auto Group

The 21st century rebirth of the Chevrolet Camaro will open a new chapter when the 2011 Camaro Convertible premieres at the Los Angeles International Auto Show on November 17, 2010.

The Camaro Convertible will first appear in Chevrolet showrooms in February 2011 with an MSRP(1) starting at $30,000.

The Convertible will be available in the same basic model offering as the Camaro Coupe-a standard 312 horsepower Direct Injection V6 model with an EPA estimated 29 MPG highway(6), and the legendary SS model featuring the 6.2-liter V8 engine producing 426 horsepower. A six-speed manual transmission will be standard, with an optional six-speed automatic.

Rogers Auto Group is proud to be Chicago’s Camaro Headquarters. For all of your Camaro Questions please contact us at (866) 797-9556 or Visit us on-line at:

www.RogersAutoGroup.net

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