Chevrolet - brand cars produced and sold by the same name economically independent a division of General Motors. Chevrolet is the most popular brands of concern, and in 2007 it was sold about 2.6 million vehicles. The first car brand, Chevrolet 6, appeared in 1912 and had a six-cylinder engine of 4.9 liter capacity of 30 horsepower. Top speed of the car was 65 miles per hour. He was released by Chevrolet, founded November 3, 1911, named for a famous car racer Louis Chevrolet.