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Chevrolet Reveals a Dynamic Duo at the 2014 Chicago Auto Show

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Mark Bilek
Director of Communications and Technology
Chicago Automobile Trade Association
Office: (630) 424-6082
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Email: mbilek@drivechicago.com

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Chicago Automobile Trade Association
Office: (630) 424-6084
Cell: (630) 391-1986
Email: jmorand@drivechicago.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CHICAGO (February 6, 2014) – Chevrolet brought two new vehicles to the 2014 Chicago Auto Show Media Preview: the 2015 City Express and the 2015 Silverado HD CNG Bi-Fuel. Chevy also introduced a special edition of the Corvette Stingray.

Chevrolet introduced the all-new 2015 City Express, a cargo van that was designed with small- and large-business owners in mind. It features 122.7 cubic feet of customizable cargo space, an engine with 131 horsepower and a center console that functions like a mobile office. The touch screen radio and navigation system will also impress consumers. The 2015 Chevrolet City Express is expected to go on sale in the fall of 2014 with pricing information available later this year.

“The 2015 City Express is a cost efficient alternative to a smaller sized van,” said Ed Peper, U.S. vice president of GM Fleet and Commercial.

Chevrolet also revealed the all-new 2014 Corvette Stingray. The sleek, two-door model will be featured in the upcoming movie “Captain American: The Winter Soldier”.

“There is nothing like a press conference to announce our partnership with Marvel Studios and their new movie,” said Tim Mahoney, global chief marketing officer, who discussed Chevrolet’s presence in the film.

Chevrolet finished off with the introduction of the all-new 2015 Silverado HD CNG Bi-Fuel. The four-door truck will be able to run on both gasoline and compressed natural gas. With CNG currently priced about 62 percent less per gallon than gasoline, a work truck driven 26,000 miles a year can save more than $2,000 annually based on 75-percent CNG usage and comparable efficiency to gasoline. Dealers are now taking orders for the 2015 Silverado HD CNG Bi-Fuel, and the price is said to be cost efficient.

“These vehicles demonstrate our bringing the right technologies to the market to meet the needs of our consumers and to fulfill the promise of the Chevrolet brand,” said Mahoney.

To watch complete coverage of the 2014 Chicago Auto Show Media Preview press conferences, please visit http://www.ustream.tv/channel/chicago-auto-show-2011. The manufacturer press conferences are also available at www.youtube.com/chicagoautoshow. For more information about the Chicago Auto Show, please visit www.chicagoautoshow.com.

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About the Chicago Auto Show
The Chicago Auto Show is the largest on the continent, spanning more than 1 million square feet of production, concept, and exotic vehicle exhibit space. In addition to hosting multiple world and North American vehicle debuts, the Chicago Auto Show's First Look for Charity raises more than $2 million annually for 18 worthy Chicago organizations in a single night. The 2014 public show will be February 8-17. For more information, visit ChicagoAutoShow.com or Facebook.com/ChicagoAutoShow. Media can register for the Chicago Auto Show Media Preview at chicagoautoshow.com/media/.

About The Chicago Automobile Trade Association
Founded in 1904, the Chicago Automobile Trade Association is the nation’s oldest and largest metropolitan dealer organization. It is comprised of more than 400 franchised new-car dealers and an additional 150 allied members. The group’s dealer members employ nearly 20,000 people in the metropolitan area. The association has produced the Chicago Auto Show since 1935. For more information, visit CATA.info.

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