Automobile Industry

The evolution of the Corvette from America’s sports car to a global powerhouse

All eight generations of the Chevrolet Corvette.
All eight generations of the Chevrolet Corvette.

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  • For almost 70 years, the Chevrolet Corvette was a front-engined sports car.

  • It was a great performer, but was missing that one last element that’d make it competitive in the global sports-car market.

  • The 2020 Corvette is now mid-engined and a worthy international competitor.

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Despite the generous offering of American muscle cars available to buyers today, there’s only one considered to be America’s sports car. That car is the Chevrolet Corvette.

The Corvette is currently in its eighth generation — and for the first time in its 67-year history, it finally has the setup that makes it competitive with the likes of the European supercars. 

See, for the first seven generations, the Corvette stuck with a very traditional, front-engine layout, meaning its engine was located in front of the driver. Of course, there’s nothing inherently

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2021 Ford Bronco Intro Confirmed For July 9th

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The return of the Ford Bronco is almost here… finally!

COVID-19 has wreaked havoc across the automotive industry, but it sounds like things might be settling down next month. First, GAA Classic Cars announced that it will host a physical classic car auction (the first since the Amelia Island auctions), and now Ford says that the all-new Ford Bronco is finally ready for its world premier. Ford lovers and off-road enthusiasts alike have certainly been patient, and the wait’s almost over. Instead of the previous premier date initially set for this Spring, Ford is now saying the next-gen Bronco will finally debut on July 9th.

Other than a Baja-prepped race truck, the only images we’ve seen of the 2021 Ford Bronco so far have been highly camouflaged pictures of these off-roaders undergoing testing, but that will all change next month when Ford will

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How COVID-19 Has Demonstrated The Value Of Renewable Energy

As COVID-19 swept the globe, it has put hundreds of thousands of lives at risk and threatened to collapse the world’s strongest economies. But there is always a silver lining. In this case, COVID-19 did wonders for our environment. Ducks were seen walking on the streets of Paris, rivers have never been cleaner and air pollution levels were at all-time lows. So, despite the economic hit, all this mess hopefully made us realize the value of renewable energy.

Drop In Global Energy Demand And Carbon Emissions

Businesses across the world were put to a halt as the lockdown measures kept half of the world’s population in quarantine. This is estimated to cause a fall in global energy demand by 6%. Consequently, this year’s carbon emissions are set to decline by around 8%.

China is the world’s largest consumer of electricity and its factory shutdowns entail that 2020 will likely have

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Slide Behind The Wheel Of This Special Edition C3 Corvette

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This Corvette represents more than just a special edition!

The premier of General Motors’ Motorama was held in 1949. Originally, the auto show was held in conjunction with the New York Auto Show to boost sales with displays of prototypes and concept cars, some of which would go on to become regular production cars that would do well and some that would remain as an unfinished idea. Of the concepts and prototypes that gained enough attention from the attendees of the show to warrant mass production, some would fizzle and fade away with changing times and some would become timeless, forever sought after gods of automotive history.

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At the 1953 Motorama, GM displayed one such concept, alongside Buicks, Pontiacs, and Cadillacs, that quickly became known as Chevrolet’s halo car – the Corvette. Whether or

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