http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com - Yesterday, Steph Willems reported on a dealer in the northern province of Minnesota that’s offering a dreamy Seventies stripe package for newer Chevrolet Silverado pickups. The package includes the mandatory stripes, vintage tailgate lettering, and “Cheyenne Super 10” badging.
http://www.autonews.com - We've known for a long time that General Motors was going to respond in a big way to the Ford's lightweight aluminum F-150. Here it comes.
http://wardsauto.com - Recently redesigned Duramax 6.6L V8 turbodiesel, along with more robust suspension and driveline to HD series pickups, improves GM's competitive position in snowplow market.
http://www.carscoops.com - General Motors mocked Ford for using aluminum beds in the F-150 and that struck many people as a surprise considering the redesigned Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra were expected to go the same route. However, Autonews and The Wall Street Journal are reporting the upcoming trucks will instead use a mix of lightweight materials including aluminum and carbon fiber.
https://www.autoblog.com - It's all about saving weight.
http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com - General Motors, the company that ran a campaign criticizing Ford for moving away from steel on its F-Series, is expected to implement carbon fiber in the beds of large pickup trucks within two years.
http://www.autonews.com - GM plans to use carbon fiber for the beds of its redesigned full-size pickups to improve performance and reduce weight. Carbon fiber is considerably stronger and lighter than steel and aluminum, but it's more expensive.
http://news.pickuptrucks.com - The all-new 2019 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra half-ton pickup trucks are due in 2018, and it looks like they might have some interesting innovations to keep them competitive. According to the Wall Street Journal (subscription required), GM is going to use carbon fiber for the truck bed on certain premium-level vehicles to save weight, which will provide better fuel economy.
https://www.youtube.com - From the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show, Mark Williams takes a look at the rugged 2018 GMC Sierra 2500HD All Mountain Concept. For more on the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show.
http://news.pickuptrucks.com - One of the most dramatic pickups at the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show sat in the GMC booth: the 2018 Sierra 2500 All Mountain concept, based on an All Terrain X platform. Naturally, we had to take a closer look.