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Today In Lawsuits: General Motors Is No Einstein. No, Really.
Today In Lawsuits: General Motors Is No Einstein. No, Really.

General Motors has a problem. Not its recent bailout. Or its endless personnel shakeups. Or even the public's lingering doubts about GM production quality. No, GM has a problem with its marketing, and it's very, very serious. When GM entered bankruptcy court last summer for its quickie...Read More»

2010 GMC Terrain Review: Surf and Turf?

Know Your Terrain...The General offers two Theta-platform compact crossovers-the Chevrolet Equinox and the GMC Terrain.  They're built in GM's CAMI facility in Ontario. This review's subject is the front-drive Terrain SLT-2.   With an optional 3.0L, 269-hp V6 mill upfront, an ‘infotainment'...Read More»

2010 GMC Sierra 2500HD 2WD Ext Cab 143.5" SLE Grille
The History Of GMC

More than a century ago, a man by the name of Max Grabowsky started the Rapid Motor Vehicle Company. After developing some of the first trucks ever created, General Motors, an emerging mogul in the automobile industry, acquired Rapid Motor in 1909. Together, the two formed General Motors Truck...Read More»

2003 GMC Yukon Denali 4-door AWD Angular Front Exterior View
Six Million Chevy, GMC Trucks And SUVs Being Investigated For Possible Brake Failure

Earlier this week, Vik mentioned General Motors' plan to equip many GM models with brake-override systems, which will slow vehicles in the event of sudden acceleration. This is a preemptive move on GM's part, brought about partly by concerns associated with Toyota's ongoing recall. Unfortunately...Read More»

2010 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor
Pickup Sales Soar, Implying Brighter Days Ahead

According to the Wall Street Journal, pickups are on a roll. On the sales floor, popular models like Ford's F-Series have seen double-digit improvement over 2009, which is good news for automakers and potentially for the U.S. economy as a whole. In March of this year, sales of F-Series trucks like...Read More»

2011 GMC Sierra HD
Five Questions With Rick Spina

ST. LOUIS--While in St. Louis for the National Truck Equipment Association show, we spent a few minutes with Rick Spina, the vehicle line executive for full-size trucks for General Motors. We chatted about the new 2011 Chevrolet Silverado and 2011 GMC Sierra HD heavy-duty trucks, the market, and...Read More»

2011 GMC Sierra
Revealed: 2011 GMC Sierra HD

ST. LOUIS--Heavy-duty haulers looking for luxury will be glad to know that the new 2011 GMC Sierra HD offers a Denali model for the first time. Yes, that's right, you can have your tough truck with a side order of upscale features. Crew bosses will be pleased--rank has its privileges. As we...Read More»

2010 GMC Sierra 2500HD 2WD Crew Cab 153" SLE Open Doors
Previewing The 2011 GMC Sierra HD

The 2011 GMC Sierra HD launches Wednesday in St. Louis, and based on what we know about the 2011 Chevrolet Silverado HD, we are going to take a look at what to expect on the 2011 GMC Sierra HD. It should be noted that this is speculation, based on what we know about the 2011 Chevrolet Silverado HD...Read More»

2010 Chevrolet Camaro
GM Launches A Campaign To Get Employees Excited About GM Vehicles

General Motors is kicking off a new word-of-mouth campaign to get people talking about its lineup of vehicles. The talkers GM has in mind? Its own employees. The campaign is a whistlestop event called the "Vehicle Plant Tour" -- which may not be the best title we've ever heard, but it's a pretty...Read More»

2010 Dodge Ram 2500 4WD Crew Cab 169" ST Angular Front Exterior View
Are Heavy-Duty Trucks Still Necessary?

With a constant emphasis on "green" vehicles dominating automotive culture these days--there were even a few hybrid supercars revealed at this week's Geneva Motor Show-- some folks might be wondering what the future holds for heavy-duty full-size pickup trucks. Some might even question whether it's...Read More»

2007 GMC Sierra 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" SLE2 Grille
Next-gen Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra to Offer More Tech Goodies

The automotive landscape is growing more technologically complex by the day, and it appears pickup trucks won’t buck the trend.   Truck Trend recently published a report that the next generation Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra, both due in the 2012 timeframe, will incorporate more tech goodies...Read More»

2010 GMC Sierra 1500
Review Recap: 2010 GMC Sierra 1500

Our automotive experts at our parent site, The Car Connection, took a peek at the 2010 GMC Sierra 1500, and here's what they had to say. Executive Editor Marty Padgett had this to say about the truck's styling:  "The GMC Sierra 1500 was completely redesigned in 2007, alongside the nearly identical...Read More»

2010 Dodge Ram 1500
Dodge Ram Takes Home MotorWeek's Driver's Choice Award

Dodge's Ram pickup has once again taken home the MotorWeek Driver's Choice award for Best Pickup Truck. This marks the second year in a row for the truck earning the award. The award, which is judged from a buyer's point of view--hey, no love for us auto journalists? Oh fine, we give out too many...Read More»

2010 GMC Yukon 2WD 4-door 1500 SLT Grille
Report: GM Will Redesign SUVs for 2013

According to a report on Autoblog, General Motors is looking at a 2013 model-year launch for the next-generation of its large SUVs. Based on the GMT900 platform, the Chevrolet Tahoe, Cadillac Escalade, GMC Yukon, and Chevrolet Suburban should all continue on in some form or another for 2013. As...Read More»

2010 GMC Sierra 1500
A Peek at the Next GMC Sierra 1500

PickupTrucks.com posted a feature earlier this week on what the next GMC Sierra may look like, and the result of the artist's rendering is surprising. Click here for a look. It's expected that the truck will have more visual deviation from the Chevrolet Silverado than the current truck does. It's...Read More»

2010 GMC Terrain
Road Test: 2010 GMC Terrain

With the departure of Hummer as a GM brand, GMC is back to its dominant position as the Generals rough and ready truck and SUV brand. That dominance is boldly asserted in the new 2010 GMC Terrain. The Terrain and the Chevy Equinox crossover utility vehicles share a chassis, engine options...Read More»

GM representatives with GMC Sierras and supplies bound for Haiti
One Month Later: How The Auto Industry Has Helped Haiti

Exactly one month ago, on January 12, an earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter Scale devastated the city of Port au Prince and other parts of Haiti, resulting in at least 212,000 deaths. Almost immediately, support began pouring in from individuals, governments, and corporations around the globe...Read More»

2010 GMC Sierra 2500HD 2WD Crew Cab 153" SLE Front Exterior View
GM Says it Will Support B20 Biodiesel

General Motors said at the National Biodiesel Conference that the 6.6-liter turbodiesel engine available in heavy-duty Chevrolet Silverados, 2011 GMC Sierras, 2011 Chevrolet Express and 2011 GMC Savana vans will be compatible with B20 fuel, which is a 20-percent blend of biodiesel. Ford and...Read More»

2010 Nissan Frontier
2010 Nissan Frontier: Only Small Pickup With Strong Roof Safety

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has rated five small and mid-size pickups and found that roof-crush protection isn't so good overall. The only truck of the five tested to earn the top rating of 'good'—just barely—was the 2010 Nissan Frontier (also sold, structurally similar...Read More»

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