This week we travel to Chevy’s Milford Proving Grounds in Detroit, Michigan to get an intimate look at the design and engineering process the manufacturer puts its cars through. We also had a chance to get hands-on with the 2012 Chevy Cruze and just-introduced Sonic, and that included watching Chevy put the new compact car through a crash test. The Sonic was 100 meters at 40 MPH with the driver’s side going head first into the metal object. Chevy says the Sonic is built to keep its frame as much as possible in the event of a crash.
by Molly McHugh
Before coming to Digital Trends, Molly worked as a freelance writer, occasional photographer, and general technical lackey. She's a sucker for animated GIF blogs, hours-long Wikipedia hunts, road trips, YouTube binges, and the Portland Trail Blazers. Molly is a graduate of the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communications (go Ducks). You can find her on Twitter (@iammollymchugh) and Instagram (@mollygrams).