September 26, 2014
- General Motors has done a remarkable job of keeping its GMC and Chevrolet truck brands unique, even though they share virtually identical DNA. Both brands maintain loyal customers, and through careful analysis of buyer demographics, the carmaker continues to nurture the success of both. Thus, it did...
- Anyone who has shopped for a midsize truck in the past several years has seen the same thing.
- We pushed the all-new Canyon through canyons and coastal highways to find out if this package works.
- This could be the 2nd coolest Chevrolet Impala ever featured on TTAC. We all know Murlee Martin’s Impala from Hell is the first. There just one problem with that; this car is not really a Chevrolet Impala. What you are looking at is a 1967 GMC (General Motors Continental) Impala. In fact, prior to […] The post The Impala or Nothing appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
- SPECIAL GUESTS: - Tony DiSalle, VP, GMC Marketing - Jeff Perkins, Exterior Design Manager, General Motors - Jeff Luke, Executive Chief Engineer, Full-size and Mid-size Trucks, General Motors - Anita Burke, Chief Engineer, Mid-size Trucks, General Motors - Tom Wilkinson, Chevrolet Truck Communications All that and much more with John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Ken Gross, Playboy; Frank Aukofer, Freelance Automotive Columnist.
September 25, 2014
- Pickup trucks aren't cheap any more. Ten years ago, a well equipped full-sized pickup would cost you anywhere between $35,000 for a loaded four-wheel drive gas model to $45,000 for a heavy-duty diesel. These days that loaded $35,000 full-sized truck will cost well over $55,000; while the top-of-the-line $45,000 truck now lands in the upper deck of high prices, with a sticker that can break $70,000 in deluxe models.
- GM's new smooth-riding and tech-laden mid-size twins are well-poised to take control of the compact pickup truck market
- Ford peddles the off-road-awesome F-150 Raptor (which is expected to return for a second generation) and Mopar still offers Ram 1500 buyers the deliciously dune-ready Ram Runner package. So where’s Chevrolet and GMC in all of this? The simple answer is that they’re absent, but Lingenfelt...
- After nearly two decades of dormancy, GM is leading the charge back into the midsize truck market for American automakers. Actually, it's the only U.S. company challenging Japanese makers in the segment. With the new Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon, it may have climbed to the top of heap. For more, go to TheDetroitBureau.com.
September 24, 2014
- The 2015 GMC Canyon looks like a miniaturized version of the full-sized Sierra, but the driving experience is a lot more accessible than any truck I've driven in any scale. GM's looking to lasso buyers who aren't sold on the "full-sized" experience, and they've got the perfect product to do it.Read more...