2018 Chevrolet Equinox: Lean, Mean… and Strong

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The all-new Chevrolet Equinox has been completely redesigned for the 2018 model year; a redesign that includes shedding 400 pounds of extra weight! So, what do drivers gain by this 10% body-mass loss? For starters, our most popular crossover is now more agile on the road and offers drivers a more safe, comfortable driving experience.

Thanks to a lighter, stiffer, and stronger structure, the 2018 Equinox rewards drivers in the following areas:

SAFETY: High-strength and ultra-high strength steel creates a safety cage around its passengers, which are complimented by the high-level restraint systems and available safety features.

RIDE & HANDLING: By reducing the chassis flex in the Equinox suspension system, Chevrolet engineers were able to focus more on overall ride comfort and precision on the road.

QUIETNESS & REFINEMENT: The stiffer body-structure of the Equinox also pays off when it comes to blocking out exterior noise and vibrations. Contributing the overall weight loss of the Equinox, the stiffer body-structure also means that engineers could reduce the amount of sound-absorbing materials in the overall design.

FUEL ECONOMY: This might seem like a no-brainer, but we’re pretty excited about this added benefit of the 2018 Equinox! The lower the weight, the better then fuel efficiency. The all-new Equinox delivers EPA estimated 32MPG and 29MPG on the highway with the standard 1.5L turbo and 2.0L turbo engines. The diesel engine offers a GM-estimated 40MPG on the highway.

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Like the many models before it, the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox features a modern, expressive design and is equipped with the latest in vehicle connectivity and safety features.

low speed forward automatic braking | lane keep assist & lane departure warning | forward collision alert | rear vision camera | rear cross traffic alert | rear park assist | side blind zone alert | lane change alert

The 2018 Chevrolet Equinox is now available at Bob Bell Bel Air. Discover why the Equinox is the right choice for you or view our inventory by simply visiting our website.

Bob Bell Chevrolet of Bel Air
1230 Belair Road
Bel Air, MD 21014
410-879-2544

Sources: Chevrolet Press Room | Chevrolet | Bob Bell Bel Air 

 

 

Unlimited OnStar Data Now Available!

Are you on always on the go? Whether you drive your Chevrolet for work or leisure, most of us, at one point or another, have used data with our mobile devices or OnStar while commuting. Say goodbye to large data bills! Chevrolet Owners can now purchase unlimited data plans with OnStar 4G LTE.

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Last year alone, Chevrolet owners used more than 4 million GB of data through OnStar 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspots. That’s 200% more data than the previous year! Not only are these Chevrolet drivers using OnStar AtYourService, but they are streaming videos, using social media, navigating and using Apple CarPlay or Android Auto. As a response to the high usage of data consumption, OnStar now offers an unlimited prepaid data plan, enabled through AT&T, for $20/month!

The unlimited plan is available on most Chevrolet models from the year 2015 onward, providing a complete in-vehicle safety and connectivity system! The hotspot is very easy to use and connect to your devices, and is always on when your vehicle is running. So sit back and enjoy a fast and reliable connection worrying less about your mobile’s devices battery.

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“As the first automaker to offer 4G LTE connectivity across its entire retail portfolio, Chevrolet has sold more than 3.1 million OnStar 4G LTE-connected vehicles since June 2014 and has more vehicles on the road equipped with 4G LTE than any other automaker”

 

Learn more about OnStar and whether your vehicle is eligible to take advantage of this new unlimited plan today!

Bob Bell Chevrolet of Bel Air
1230 Belair Road
Bel Air, MD 21014
410-879-2544

Sources: Chevrolet Press Room | OnStar

 

GM Introduces Take 2 Internship for Women

“. . . you’ll polish your skills, acquire new ones, and restore the confidence you need to launch a new phase in your professional journey . . . Your comeback story begins now.” – GM Website

Earlier this year, General Motors announced that they would be introducing a pivotal and innovative internship program to their line-up. Aimed at experienced women in the field of engineering, the program offers women a chance to re-enter the workforce after a 2, or more, year hiatus from their career.

Take 2 is a 12-week internship program for women  with technical backgrounds in vehicle engineering, manufacturing engineering, or manufacturing operations. Women involved with Take 2 will receive quality training, professional development, and the chance to network with other technical leaders to gain a better understanding of GM’s functional areas and structure.

To increase STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) – a larger initiative powered by the Society of Women Engineers and iRelaunch – Take 2 provides participants with the opportunity to “refresh their workforce skills and rebuild their network,” all while being able to work with actual engineering situations at GM.

“GM is proud to be a founding member of the STEM Re-entry Task force, and understands there are many high-caliber, technical women who have taken a break from their careers and are ready to come back to work but may feel out of touch with their former professional network.” – Kristen Siemen, executive director Global Thermal Engineering and executive champion of the program.

Take 2 began on April 1, 2016 and sought out talented and capable women who were looking to tackle challenging opportunities in the vehicle workforce. John Quattrone, Senior VP of Global Human Resources explains that Take 2 is a “win-win opportunity for women and GM”, stating that the opportunity is one of the many of the commitments GM has made to support women’s careers in the car industry.

Learn more about the Take 2 internship and other career re-entry opportunities at General Motors through their website.

Bob Bell Chevrolet of Bel Air
1230 Belair Road
Bel Air, MD 21014
(888) 844-0314

Sources: Made for More – General Motors | GM Corporate Newsroom