Chevrolet – Automobile Company
Founding Date: November 3rd, 1911
Company Name: Chevrolet
Country: Detroit, Michigan, U.S
Company Website: www.chevrolet.com/
Formerly known as Chevrolet Division of General Motors Company and currently popular as Chevrolet, is the automotive company renowned for classically and technically advanced automobile products. The Google search engine input of Chevrolet will walk you through the company’s official website, their official Facebook, Twitter, their official YouTube channel and news and stories related to Chevrolet, followed by the product price analysis of Chevrolet cars in websites like Cardekho.com and Carwale.com. The Google search also includes nearest showroom addresses of Chevrolet cars as well as the link of official European market section of Chevrolet.
The conception of Chevrolet
Louis Chevrolet, an automotive engineer, is the co-founder of Chevrolet along with his partner Willian C. Durant in Detroit, Michigan, U.S. The birth of Chevrolet division of General Motors Company on 3rd November of the year 1911 was financially supported initially by William Little , James H. Whiting, Dr. Edwin R. Campbell, and later joined by R. S. McLaughlin in 1912.
The Series C Classis Six was the first Chevrolet which was designed by Etienne Planche under continuous guidance and instruction of Louis personally. This model was presented to the world in the Fall session of 1913 at an auto show organized in New York.
Operation of Chevrolet
Chevrolet is the international automotive company which expanses its market and operation sectors over more than 140 countries which brings them a sale in the scale as high as 4.76 million vehicles. India, China, Mexico, Canada, Russia, Argentina, Kazakhstan, and Columbia are the few countries which are listed as the top 10 countries known for Chevrolet market sales, other than United States of America. Among the Asian countries, China, India, Japan, Malaysia, Middle East, Philippines, Pakistan, South Korea, Thailand, and Uzbekistan have become prominent operation areas and successful market for sales of Chevrolet automotive products. In India, Chevrolet was introduced in the year of 2003 when Corsa and Astra were successfully manufactured in an industry field located at Halol, Gujrat.Formula Rolon, single seater series, one of the most technically advanced and designed with perfection automotive model credits its engine to Chevrolet.
William C. Durant was ousted from General Motor management committee and thus had decided to join Louis Chevrolet to bring out the finest automotive company till date, Chevrolet. Durant wanted to use his new company advancement to gain a higher position at General Motors, which did come into the picture when there was merging on 2nd May 1918 leading to presidency post for Durant at the newly merged GM.
Chevrolet, like all other western world billionaire companies has invested a capital in some or the other social causes. A major initiative was seen after the Columbine Shootings in 1999, when Chevrolet helped to fund initiatives to guide youth away from violence and in turn run sessions for the youth for their mental development. Checy ROCK ( Reaching Out to Communities and Kids) was a program founded and funded by Chevrolet to guide the children and youth towards a safe world. Chevy also took initiative to fund the National Association of Students Against Violence Everywhere (SAVE). This program have been known for hosting annual summits in preventing school based violence which reaches out to the youth range of more than1000 every year.
Awards and Recognitions
In the year 2010, General Motors manufactured plug-in hybrid Chevrolet Volt, received a number of awards like North American Car of the Year, European Car of the Year, World Green Car of the Year, etc. The Opel Ampera was one of the most popular plug-in electric car that was released and took the market by 2012.