• Formerly: Chevrolet Motor Company, Chevrolet Motor Division of General Motors Company
  • Type: Private Company
  • Industry: Automotive
  • Founded: November 3, 1911
  • Founder: Arthur Chevrolet and Louis Chevrolet, William C. Durant
  • Headquarters: Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
  • Area served: Americas, Australasia, China (excl. Hong Kong and Macau), Europe (excl. Russia), Japan, Middle East, Philippines, South Korea
  • Key people: Alan Batey, senior vice president
  • Products: Automobiles, Commercial vehicles, Trucks
  • Services: Vehicle Financing, Insurance, Maintenance, Repairs, Sales
  • Parent: General Motors
  • Website: chevrolet.com

Chevrolet, commonly referred to as Chevy, is a prominent American automotive brand that is part of the General Motors (GM) company. Chevrolet was founded by Louis Chevrolet and William C. Durant in 1911. Durant, a co-founder of General Motors, acquired the Chevrolet Motor Company and made it a division of GM. Chevrolet rapidly grew and became a major player in the automotive industry, offering a wide range of vehicles from compact cars to trucks and SUVs.

Chevrolet has a diverse lineup of vehicles catering to various segments and customer preferences. The lineup includes compact cars like the Chevrolet Spark, Cruze, and Malibu, as well as midsize and full-size SUVs such as the Equinox, Traverse, and Tahoe. Chevrolet also offers trucks like the popular Silverado and the electric Bolt EV. 

Chevrolet is known for its high-performance vehicles, particularly in the sports car segment. The Chevrolet Corvette is an iconic American sports car that has gained a reputation for its performance and distinctive styling. Additionally, the Chevrolet Camaro is a renowned muscle car known for its power and aggressive design.  Chevrolet has ventured into the electric and hybrid vehicle market. The Chevrolet Bolt EV is an all-electric compact car known for its impressive range and affordability. Chevrolet has also introduced hybrid variants of some of its models, such as the Malibu Hybrid and the Silverado Hybrid, offering increased fuel efficiency.

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