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CORVETTE TODAY #129 - Corvette News and Headlines, Early October 2022

Your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, and Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger team up once again to bring you the most current and up-to-date information on Corvette. It’s the CORVETTE TODAY News & Headlines show to start off October! https://youtu.be/NG7JwFGJf04; https://podcasts.adorilabs.com/corve...lUqQwp7DeopRJV
Here are some of the topics Steve and Keith will cover next week....
—The Bowling Green Assembly Plant ran a rare “2 shift Saturday” last weekend
--C8 Z06 embargo on driving impression ended last week
--Corvette’s average sale price is almost 20% over MRSP
--The 1st customer ordered Z06 was built last week
--Is Ford benchmarking the C8 Z06?
--Road & Track magazine is now testing the C8 Z06
--Detroit News readers name the C8 Corvette “Best in Show” at Detroit Auto Show
--The new “Driven By Design” exhibit opens at the NCM
CORVETTE TODAY is the only current podcast on Corvette! And our News & Headlines show continues to be your best source of Corvette news in the industry.
Visit the CORVETTE TODAY website, listen to the show, watch the YouTube video, shop in the Merchandise Store, sign up for weekly emails and join the Facebook Group at:
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Z06 Auto-Media Testing Results & Impressions

This is our one thread: Thanks for putting all your posts within it: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...eviews-results
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2023 Corvette Info Including SR Pricing, SR 2023 Visualizer, 70th Anniversary SR/Z06 Press Release; The C8 Z06 Press Release, Order Guide & Its Visualizer Link

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Major Automakers strike deal with California on mpg standards

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  • Major Automakers strike deal with California on mpg standards


    Cars, trucks and SUVs to get nearly 50 miles per gallon on average by 2026

    Four automakers from three continents have struck a deal with California to produce fleets that are more fuel-efficient in coming years, undercutting one of the Trump administration’s most aggressive climate policy rollbacks.

    The compromise between the California Air Resources Board and Ford, Honda, Volkswagen and BMW of North America came after weeks of secret negotiations and could shape future U.S. vehicle production, even as White House officials aim to relax gas-mileage standards for the nation’s cars, pickups and SUVs.
    GM's not listed, but if their competition are meeting these standards the other major manufacturers will have to do the same, or a least come close, to remain competitive. More at the link below.

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/clima...=.057789f83798
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    Once I get my corvette c8 z51 that accelerates to 60 mph in under 3 seconds, the auto industry, california and the federal government can do whatever they want with this nonsense.

    If auto manufacturers wish to meet california goals of greater fuel efficiency thats wonderful especially since it surpasses federal requirements, nothing wrong with that and should be a good sales tool to have a more efficient vehicle fleet if thats what consumers want.

    Personally living in one of the 13 states that follow the stricter standards I find it annoying that we have two sets of standards. One federal and one for these 13 states...i prefer federal standards as opposed to individual state standards. With the massive shift to electrics by 2022 GM should be all set to have strong sales in those 13 states by fleet averages.

    i wont give my opinion of the Washington post either.

    we are not supposed to soeak of politics on these forums so I hope I havent broken any rules.

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    • #3
      In fact, almost all cars sold today are 50 state certified, so in effect there is one standard: California's.
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      • #4
        Maybe in the land of Fruits and Nuts they should get donkeys and stop buying cars.

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        • #5
          Originally posted by ZORA 69 View Post
          Maybe in the land of Fruits and Nuts they should get donkeys and stop buying cars.
          I think the donkeys fit better in DC.
          There is a madness to my method!
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          • #6
            Originally posted by ZORA 69 View Post
            Maybe in the land of Fruits and Nuts they should get donkeys and stop buying cars.
            I’m surprised that this post is being left up........
            I’m goin’ driving 👍

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            • #7
              Originally posted by Meldoon View Post

              I’m surprised that this post is being left up........
              I am surprised that Meldoon feels it necessary to criticize or mis interpret many of my posts. Pick on somebody else

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