Chevrolet was founded in November 1911 by racing driver and engineer Louis Chevrolet and General Motors founder William C. "Billy" Durant in Detroit. Since 1918, Chevrolet, integral part of the U.S. auto giant General Motors. In addition to our own vehicles also Deawoo models in Europe are sold since February 2005 under the brand name Chevrolet. The European model range is very different from the U.S.. Among the best known model is part of the Chevrolet Corvette.