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2015 Chevrolet Tahoe PPV Joins Chevrolet Police Lineup
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2015 Chevrolet Tahoe PPV Joins Chevrolet Police Lineup

Nov 8 2013, 10:07am CST | by

4WD police pursuit Tahoe added to line

Chevrolet has announced new police patrol vehicle will be added to its police lineup in the form of the 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe. The Tahoe PPV is an automatic four-wheel drive pursuit vehicle added to...

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2015 Chevrolet Tahoe PPV Joins Chevrolet Police Lineup

Nov 8 2013, 10:07am CST | by

4WD police pursuit Tahoe added to line

Chevrolet has announced new police patrol vehicle will be added to its police lineup in the form of the 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe. The Tahoe PPV is an automatic four-wheel drive pursuit vehicle added to the existing two wheel drive pursuit and four-wheel drive special service models.

Chevrolet says that the Tahoe PPV offers more power, better efficiency, and enhanced features developed specifically for law enforcement. The vehicle has an all new interior and exterior and uses an EcoTec3 powertrain.

The 5.3-liter V8 engine is paired with a six-speed automatic transmission with special police service calibration for pursue performance. The engine offers 355 hp and 383 pound-foot of torque. The police vehicle also comes with an auxiliary battery providing the power officers need for radios, cameras, and laptops when the vehicle isn't running.

 
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Dodge Prices 2015 Charger Lineup

Oct 20 2014 4:22pm CDT | Source: Cars.com

Hot on the 2015 Dodge Challenger's trail of burnt rubber comes its four-door muscle-car mate, the Charger. Chrysler has announced pricing on the newly updated Charger lineup — including the 707-horsepower SRT Hellcat — with the starting price of all but one model increasing by no more than $1,000. The base SE trim starts at $28,990, including a $995 destination charge. That's $1,000 more than the 2014 version, but Chrysl ...
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These are the 4.7 million cars affected by massive Takata airbag recall

Oct 20 2014 4:13pm CDT | Source: Driving Canada

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued an urgent plea to more than 4.7 million car owners whose air bag inflators have been recalled to get them repaired. The air bags, especially in areas along the coast with high absolute humidity, have inflators that can rupture. If the air bags go off in a crash, that can send shrapnel into the passenger compartment and injure people. Below is the list ...
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American Litigation Story, Scat Show: Chrysler Challenged (Again) by Scat Enterprises Over Scat Pack Name

Oct 20 2014 4:00pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

There’s a real scat storm brewing over at Chrysler, which was just dragged into a legal kerfuffle over its use of the Scat Pack name for high-performance trim levels for various Dodge models. Automotive News reports that Scat Enterprises—a California-based company that makes aftermarket engine parts for Chrysler products, Fords, Chevrolets, and more—has filed a lawsuit that alleges Chrysler and its Dodge su ...
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GM increases fatality count to 29 in ignition switch recall case

Oct 20 2014 2:53pm CDT | Source: Driving Canada

At least 29 people have died and 27 people have been seriously injured in crashes involving General Motors cars with defective ignition switches. Attorney Kenneth Feinberg, who was hired by GM to compensate victims, updated the totals Monday. Feinberg says he has received 184 death claims since August. Of those, 29 have been deemed eligible for compensation, up two from last week. Twenty-seven of the 1,333 injury claimants have also receiv ...
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NHTSA Urges Quick Fix of Defective Airbags

Oct 20 2014 1:25pm CDT | Source: Cars.com

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is counseling owners of vehicles affected by the massive Takata airbag recall to act fast to replace their defective airbags. The recall, expanded several times during the year, involves airbags that could deploy with too much pressure and cause injury. It affects millions of Toyota, Honda, Mazda, BMW, Nissan and General Motors vehicles. Related: BMW, Chrysler, Ford Join Ever-Expanding Airbag Recall Unsure if your vehicle ...
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NHTSA urges owners of recalled Takata airbag vehicles to take immediate action

Oct 20 2014 12:46pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Recalls, Safety, Acura, BMW, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GM, GMC, Honda, Infiniti, Lexus, Mazda, Nissan, Pontiac, Toyota The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Department of Transportation are taking the unusual step of issuing a followup press release urging owners of certain recalled vehicles "to act immediately" to fix their cars and trucks. The problem in question conce ...
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GM Ignition-Switch Deaths Up to 29, Automaker May Face $10-Billion Class-Action Lawsuit

Oct 20 2014 12:43pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

A group of lawyers wants to sue General Motors for more than $10 billion in what will likely become the largest class-action lawsuit against the automaker for ignition-switch defects that have claimed at least 290 lives. Hagens Berman, the law firm that in 2012 won $1.1 billion in economic damages against Toyota for its unintended-acceleration recalls, has essentially scrapped a $350-million class-action suit against GM it filed in March. That filing, released a month after GM issued the firs ...
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National Corvette Museum Sinkhole Repairs To Begin In November

Oct 20 2014 12:00pm CDT | Source: Motor Authority

If you're planning to visit the National Corvette Museum sinkhole, you'd better hurry up. The museum is planning to begin repairs of the hole that swallowed eight cars next month. Work to fill the sinkhole in the museum's Skydome will begin November 10 and is expected to take about nine months to complete at a cost of $3.2 m ...
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Ford Focus Electric gets $6,000 price drop, now starts at $29,995

Oct 20 2014 10:32am CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: EV/Plug-in, Ford, AutoblogGreen Exclusive In early 2013, the Nissan Leaf shed a massive $6,500 from its $35,200 base price to offer a new starting price of $28,800. Since then, we have seen numerous other plug-in vehicles get smaller price tags, from the Honda Fit EV (lower lease price) to the Chevrolet Volt (around $5,000 lower) to the Mitsubishi i (a $6,130 drop). Last year, Ford lowered the $39,200 price of the Focus Electric by around $4,000 ...
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New Honda HR-V, 2016 Acura ILX to Debut at 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show

Oct 20 2014 10:30am CDT | Source: Cars.com

Honda and its Acura luxury division plan to debut at least two vehicles at next month's 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. One is Honda's latest — and smallest — SUV, the HR-V; the first exterior images of the tiny crossover appeared last April. As we expected, Honda says the Fit-based HR-V will slot below the popular CR-V, which means it should compete against a burgeoning segment of entry-level crossovers like the Nissan Juke and ...
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