September 20, 2014

  • GMC announced a new trim level for the Sierra 1500 today that it plans to market as a sport variant to other versions of its half-ton. The Sierra Elevation Edition is supposed to serve as a new entry in the virtually non-existent sport pickup truck segment. At the pinnacle, the term “performance truck” stood for... more

September 16, 2014

  • General Motors is investing in its Wentzville assembly plant to prepare for its new midsize pickups.  The American automaker has announced that it’ll be adding a third shift to build the all-new Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon midsize pickups along with the Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana full-size vans. The additional shift will help create... more

September 12, 2014

  • Following in the footsteps of the Silverado Rally Edition, GM is introducing a new style package for the GMC Sierra.  Called the GMC Sierra Carbon Edition, there are three levels of the package available that bring a range of graphics and styling bits to upgrade this truck’s looks. The top-of-the-line Sierra Carbon 22 Edition, available... more

September 3, 2014

July 29, 2014

  • General Motors‘ next-generation pickups will now arrive in fall 2018. The American automaker has decided to move the launch of its new Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups up by about nine months in order to compete with the new 2015 Ford F-150, according to a recent Reuters report. Following the new pickups a year later... more

July 23, 2014

July 17, 2014

July 14, 2014

  • Certain 2015 General Motors SUVs will gain new technologies in the coming months. According to a recent report, GM will be adding its eight-speed automatic transmission and 360-degree camera system to select SUV models such as the Cadillac Escalade and GMC Yukon. The 360-Degree Vision System utilizes a pair of side-view cameras that work in... more

July 11, 2014

  • General Motors is fitting its 2015 Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra with an eight-speed transmission, but with a catch.  The new eight cog unit will only be available with one of the three engines offered in the trucks, the 6.2-liter V8. That is the most powerful engine you can get with a Silverado or Sierra, which... more

July 3, 2014

  • The Workhorse Not-So-Minivan Vehicle Overview After a decade on the market, General Motor’s “mid-size” vans received their one and only update for the 1996 model year. The short wheelbase version of the van was dropped this year and styling was modified to better resemble the larger full-size GM vans. Base model Astros/Safaris featured a utilitarian... more

June 23, 2014

  • The GMC Sierra Denali is the most expensive truck in GM’s stable, and the truck is getting more mechanical goodies to help it stay at the top.  For 2015, the Sierra Denali will be available with Magnetic Ride Control (MRC), a system that electronically controls the damping of the truck. MRC is used an option on... more

June 19, 2014

  • Despite the existence of a standardized test, only one half-ton pickup manufacturer was using the procedure to determine its truck’s tow ratings, until now.  General Motors has released tow ratings for the 2015 Chevy Silverado and 2015 GMC Sierra based on the SAE J2807 recommended practices, revealing that both trucks maintain a maximum tow rating of... more

June 17, 2014

  • Anticipation for the new midsize Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon is running high, and now a leaked dealer order guide is offering fresh details. The base 2.5-liter inline four cylinder engine is good for 200 hp and 191 lb-ft of torque, or seven hp and seven lb-ft of torque more than the initial specifications that... more

June 16, 2014

  • General Motors has quietly discontinued the Chevrolet Express and GMC Savanna 1500 series vans for the 2015 model year. The death of these vans is a direct result of Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards (CAFE), which split up light-duty and heavy-duty vehicles based on an 8,500 gross-vehicle weight rating (GVWR). Since GM’s 1500-series vans qualify... more

May 23, 2014

  • Cadillac’s plans for a three-row crossover that would have offered an alternative to the body-on-frame Escalade are on hold. Rather than offering a large, three-row crossover, Ward’s Auto reports that Cadillac will likely produce a smaller, two-row crossover. Fears that a large three-row crossover would directly compete with the Buick Enclave and GMC Acadia also... more
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