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2017 GMC Acadia: Video Review and Road Test

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The 2017 GMC Acadia is all-new and rides on a shorter wheelbase than its predecessor. It still offers 3-row versatility in its more compact footprint, but GMC has decided to take a different tack than the larger Chevrolet Traverse and Buick Enclave, which shared the same platform as the previous generation Acadia.

2017 Wards 10 Best Interiors Nominee: GMC Acadia Denali

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - WardsAuto editors are evaluating nearly 40 vehicles as part of the 2017 Wards 10 Best Interiors competition. Today's gallery focuses on the GMC Acadia Denali, a 7-passenger utility vehicle with a sticker price of $52,285 and a 2016 Wards 10 Best UX winner.

Notorious B.I.G's Death Ride Is The World's Most Expensive GMC Suburban At $1.5 Million

Posted By GMbeat 10 days ago on Articles - Since when does a crappy 1997 GMC Suburban cost $1.5 million? Well, according to the seller, since it's the actual car that the famous rapper Notorious B.I.G. was shot and killed in Los Angeles, on March 9, 1997.

J.D. Power Showers Buick and Lexus With Praise Over Service Satisfaction

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - J.D. Power and Associates continued its courtship of Buick and Lexus in its latest scorecard for consumer satisfaction with dealer service departments. General Motors is on its best behavior with a score of 807 out of 1,000, an improvement over last year by a full 10 points thanks to Buick taking top honors (860 points) and its other brands scoring substantially above the industry average. Buick was followed by Mini, GMC, Chevrolet and Nissan in the mass-market brand rankings.

GM Is Rehiring 500 Workers That Were Slated for Layoffs

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - General Motors plans next year to rehire 500 Michigan assembly plant workers who are to be laid off in May, citing increased demand for larger vehicles, the company said on Wednesday. GM said last week it planned to lay off 1,100 workers in May at its Lansing Delta Township assembly plant in Michigan. The company is moving production of the GMC Acadia mid-size SUV to Spring Hill, Tennessee, from the factory, which will build just two models, the Chevrolet Traverse and Buick Enclave SUVs.

First Drive: The 2017 GMC Sierra 2500 Denali HD

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - It’s hard to believe the Sierra now boasts 910 boat-tugging, snowmobile-hauling lb-ft. of torque. In layman’s terms, that’s a lot of pulling power. The revised output represents a 19 percent increase over what last year’s Sierra Denali’s turbodiesel V-8 (765 lb-ft.) could muster, and it’s the result of an ongoing war for bragging rights among heavy-duty pickup manufacturers.

On the Road: Lights, camera, ignition

Posted By GMbeat 13 days ago on Articles - Set on a sprawling ranch in the foothills of southwestern Alberta, CBC’s television drama Heartland is all about family and relationships. In the 10 seasons the show has been on the air, many of the actors have become ambassadors for a western way of life.

2017 GMC Acadia Barely Scrapes By In Latest Review

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Even though the 2017 Acadia is a much improved vehicle compared to the previous-generation model, there are still plenty of shortcomings you need to get over in order to find value for money.

The Latest Couponing Device: Your Car

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Drivers in General Motors vehicles such as the GMC Sierra or Chevy Malibu featuring the OnStar system can use it for navigation, hands-free phone-calling -- and deals on snacks. The automaker's platform knows what type of vehicle its opt-in users drive, their age range, gender, the current weather and when they are lingering in a traffic jam near a particular retailer.

Can GM Catch the Toyota Tacoma in the Midsize Truck Market?

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Five years ago, the US midsize truck segment seemed to be dying a slow death.  Ford Motor dropped the Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon in 2012, although by then the company already had plans to revive the nameplates for the 2015 model year.