Chevrolet is a car company founded in 1911 by Louis Chevrolet. The word Chevrolet is of French origins. Chevrolet also pronounced as Chevy is a part of the second largest car manufaturer in the world GM. Chevrolet was founded on June 6th a little known fact is that Louis Chevrolet was a race car driver. A more detailed account of Chevrolet can be found on