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The First 2015 Corvette Z06s Are Now being Shipped to Customers

It appears that Chevrolet is happy with the start of production of the C7 Corvette Z06 – so much so that that customer cars have started to ship to customers from the assembly plant in Bowling Green.

When the Stingray was launched last year, Chevrolet delayed the shipping as the automaker pursued an aggressive quality assessment regiment to insure everything was just right and some customer cars were held well over a month. Now, just three weeks after the start of production, the all-new Corvette Z06s are on their way to dealers and the Corvette Museum for customer delivery.

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[VIDEO] Tailor-inspired Custom-Fit Covers Protect the C7 Corvette and Other GM Vehicles

We’ve all pointed excitedly whenever we spot a truckload of Corvette Stingrays coming down the interstate, all dressed up in their protective white covers.

Now, here’s the inside story about those “fancy suits.”

General Motors has joined forces with CoverCar, part of an Italy-based company, to create custom covers for some GM vehicles, including the 2014 Corvette Stingray, Cadillac ELR, and the new Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra HD pickup trucks.

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[VIDEO] Europe-Bound 2014 Corvette Stingray Loaded onto a Jet Airliner

Many of us have reported seeing new Corvette Stingrays on a hauler going down the highway on their way to some lucky owners.

But here’s something that might be a first: a 2014 Stingray aboard an airplane!

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[VIDEO] Removing the Corvette Stingray’s Transit Cover

by Keith Cornett on September 23, 2013

[VIDEO] Removing the Corvette Stingray's Transit Cover

As we’ve seen from the shipping pics and videos, the 2014 Corvette Stingrays are being shipped with a heavy duty cover designed to protect them as much as possible while in transit.

One of the top questions about shipping has been whether owners can keep the covers. But after seeing this video, I pretty much guarantee that once removed, you won’t want to try putting it back on.

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CorvetteBlogger Talks with GM's John Fitzpatrick about Shipping and Quality Assessments on the 2014 Corvette Stingray

On Friday morning, we sat down with Corvette/Camaro’s Marketing Manager John Fitzpatrick and Chevrolet Communications’ Monte Doran to talk about the 2014 Corvette Stingray. Specifically, we wanted to discuss how the shipping process was working as well as try to get some additional answers on the Quality Assessments that each of the Corvette Stingrays is undergoing before shipment to the dealers.

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