A new mini car in the US for GM?

Posted by on Jul 7, 2008 in Breaking news | 0 comments

Is General Motors bringing a new subcompact car to the United States?

Word around the campfire is that GM is considering bringing the South Korean-built Chevrolet Beat to dealers in the United States in the near future. The Beat’s been making rounds at Auto Shows around the country for the past year or so; and to be honest, I’m pretty excited. It’s a cool looking little car.

Check out pictures and the word from GM below

GENERAL MOTORS MAY BRING NEW MINI CAR TO U.S.:General Motors Corp. is considering a new Chevrolet mini car for the United States as it reworks its product lineup to cope with a dramatic shift from trucks to cars linked to high gas prices, a spokesman said this week. GM spokesman Dee Allen said bringing the Chevrolet Beat, which is about the size of a Honda Fit or Toyota Yaris mini car, to the U.S. is among the options the company is studying.

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Chevrolet Beat concept Chevrolet Beat Chevrolet Beat Chevrolet Beat interior