Thursday, March 03, 2011

Three-Day, Cross-Brand Competitive Driving Experience

Lets Texans Drive and Compare More Than 70 All-New Vehicles

Can the Buick LaCrosse really give the Lexus ES a run for its money? How about the Chevy Silverado vs. a Ford F-150? And what about the much anticipated Chevy Volt?

Texans are about to find out for themselves as General Motors’ “Main Street in Motion” rolls in to Lone Star Park Friday, March 4 through Sunday, March 6, 2011. The one-of-a-kind competitive driving experience is free to the public and will allow invited and walk-up guests the chance to drive and compare more than 70 all-new makes and models. The best part: no pressure to buy.

WHAT: A three-day, cross-brand competitive test-drive event hosted by General Motors that pits

Chevrolet, Buick and GMC vehicles against 25 competitive makes: Toyota, Acura,

Dodge, Ford, Honda, Lexus and more. Includes refreshments and family-friendly


WHEN: Friday, March 4 through Sunday, March 6, 2011

8 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily

WHERE: Lone Star Park

1000 Lone Star Parkway

Grand Prairie, TX 75050
COST: Free and open to the public
VEHICLES: Vehicles included in the test-drive event are:

CHEVROLET: Volt, Cruze, Equinox, Traverse, Corvette, Camaro, Malibu, Impala,

Silverado, Silverado HD, Suburban, Tahoe, Tahoe Hybrid, Avalanche and Express

BUICK: Regal, LaCrosse and Enclave

GMC: Acadia, Sierra, Sierra HD, Sierra Hybrid, Terrain, Yukon, Yukon Denali Hybrid and



DODGE: Ram 1500 and Ram 2500

FORD: Taurus, Explorer, Expedition, F-150 and F-250

HONDA: Accord, Civic, CR-V, Pilot and Ridgeline


NISSAN: Murano and Maxima

TOYOTA: Corolla, Camry, Tundra, Sequoia and RAV4

HYUNDAI: Elantra and Santa Fe

REQUIRED: Drivers must be 18 years of age or older and have a valid driver’s license.

REGISTER: Walk-ups are welcome but guests are encouraged to register in advance at

About General Motors – General Motors Company (NYSE: GM, TSX: GMM), one of the world’s largest automakers, traces its roots back to 1908. With its global headquarters in Detroit, GM employs 209,000 people in every major region of the world and does business in more than 120 countries. GM and its strategic partners produce cars and trucks in 31 countries, and sell and service these vehicles through the following brands: Baojun, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, GM Daewoo, Holden, Isuzu, Jiefang, Opel, Vauxhall, and Wuling. GM’s largest national market is China, followed by the United States, Brazil, the United Kingdom, Germany, Canada, Italy, Russia, Mexico, and Uzbekistan. GM’s OnStar subsidiary is the industry leader in vehicle safety, security and information services. General Motors acquired operations from General Motors Corporation on July 10, 2009, and references to prior periods in this and other press materials refer to operations of the old General Motors Corporation. More information on the new General Motors can be found at


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