Chevrolet, also known as Chevy, is an automobile manufacturing company owned by General Motors. Chevrolet is known for producing popular, affordable cars. Chevrolet produces the Corvette, one of the most famous sportscars in the world.
Chevrolet was created in 1911 by Louis Chevrolet and William Durant. Louis was a race car driver, and William created General Motors. Chevrolet started using its "bow tie" logo in 1913. It could have come from a wallpaper Durant saw in a hotel. It could also be a version of the cross on the Swiss flag. Louis Chevrolet was born in Switzerland.
In 1917, Chevrolet combined with General Motors. In 2001 GM acquired Daewoo, expanding the Chevrolet brand into South Korea.
Models[change | change source]
Future[change | change source]
- 2016 Equinox
- Unnamed crossover based off the Chevrolet Traverse
Current[change | change source]
- Caprice PPV
- Chevrolet City Express (a rebadged Nissan transit van)
- Express Commercial Van
- TrailBlazer (not sold in North America)
- VOLT Electric Plug-In Hybrid
Discontinued[change | change source]
- Geo Prizm
- Geo Metro
- Chevrolet Astro
- Chevrolet Cobalt
- Chevrolet Optra
- Chevrolet S10 Blazer
- K5 Blazer