Chevrolet was founded in the year 1911. General Motors acquired Chevrolet in the year 1918. The car was designed to compete with then competitor Ford T1. Chevrolet manufactures wide range of cars from hatchbacks to commercial trucks. It has a huge presence in North America, Europe and some of the Asian countries. During 2008-2010 economic crisis Government had to bail out automobile major.
It was very popular and was a favorite American brands in 1960s and 1970s. In India Chevy came in the year 1928 and Chevy was the first company to setup its assembly unit in India. However it was re-launched in the year 2003. Chevy has hatchbacks, sedans, MUV and SUV models in India. Some of the models available in India are Chevrolet Optra, Chevrolet Tavera, Chevrolet Aveo, Chevrolet Aveo- U VA, Chevrolet Spark, Chevrolet Captiva, Chevrolet Cruze and Chevrolet Beat.