Chevrolet timeline


1911: Chevrolet Motor Car Company was founded in the US by Louis Chevrolet and William Durant.

1918: Chevrolet is acquired by General Motors.

2005: GM relaunches the brand in Europe. All mainstream Daewoo cars are rebranded as Chevrolet.

2009: GM files for bankruptcy. The company is rescued by a $50bn US Government aid package.

2010: GM returns to profit. Chevrolet unveils four new models at the Paris Motor Show. Chevrolet


prepares to celebrate its centenary with the launch of the Chevrolet Volt electric vehicle.

2011: Chevrolet UK will launch an all-new family van, the Camaro coupe and convertible, the new Aveo and the Cruze hatchback as well as relaunching the Captiva SUV with four new engines.


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