2012 Chevrolet Sonic

  • 2012 Chevrolet Sonic

    As we first reported just a few days ago, the Aveo name is being phased out for Chevrolet’s next-generation small car, which we can confirm today will be called the Sonic. Production is to begin in early 2011 at GM’s Orion Assembly Center in Michigan, which is receiving a $545 million investment in upgrades and retooling to accommodate the new car. With the 2012 Chevrolet Sonic, GM is taking its small car destiny in its own hands, bringing its Honda Fit fighter home to America--at least in terms of design and production. Unlike previous generations of the Aveo, the Sonic will be...

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    Report: 2012 Chevrolet Aveo Renamed 'Sonic'

    File this one under, "huh?" According to a report out today at GM Inside News, the next-gen Chevrolet Aveo will be renamed "Sonic" when it goes on sale next year. We expect the Cadillac BurgerKing and GMC JackInTheBox to follow in 2012. OK, so that's a bad joke, but so is the Chevy Sonic name...

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