Chevrolet Beat, quickly press ca ...
In 2007, General Motors, we had presented to the Auto Show in New York, three small economical cars, Chevrolet Beat (green section), Groove (hatchback black 5p) and Trax (orange crossover).
On this occasion, the manufacturer had organized a contest exclusively on the internet, which was asked by the public, which of these three models, they preferred. After a compilation of nearly 2 million votes, the cutting Chevrolet Beat which became the preferred of these.
The latter have been developed and designed by engineers and designers design studio in Korea Bupyeong south. They were second in their task by their vis-a-vis other centers of research and development, and grouped under the umbrella of the GM-Daewoo division.
A few months later, the Los Angeles Auto Show, GM announced that it will finally produce the cutting Beat. At this time, it was planned to produce it in Korea to respond in the first instance, the needs of emerging markets such as China, India, Russia and some countries in South America.
Already offered in Europe ...
In fact, the cut Beat has been developed using the DNA of the brand new Suzuki Splash. Himself already cloned names Opel and Vauxhall Agila. Currently, this trio of merry men, is available on european car markets in recent years.
Although marketing in America this pretty cup is not currently planned by its designers, it could be that his coming is precipitated. As already sells in Europe, there would be more than to modify its specifications, so that it can meet U.S. standards and develop a thrifty engine and Eco APPROPRIATE. Such a process, although versions roll in some corners of the planet, ca takes time and lots of money.
The reality ignored scenarios
GM has yet to announce job cuts, this time instead of the side frames and especially lower production totaled 300,000 units of its large vehicles, the 'cash cow' for decades.
The latter must, in order to meet the new requirements of the market, quickly develop more compact vehicles, more economical and more ecological. One area in which the great Asian manufacturers and wherein the three Americans have always deny the importance of putting on the market of such vehicles, since it does is very "Think Big".
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