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GM Foundation Gives 30 GMC Sierras To Haiti Relief Efforts
GM Foundation Gives 30 GMC Sierras To Haiti Relief Efforts

Between the Toyota recall fiasco and another that may be brewing for the Chevy Cobalt, drivers have a lot on their mind these days. And while we're dedicated to keeping you up-to-date on the safety front, occasionally we like to take a quick time-out for some good news -- in this case General...Read More»

2010 GMC Sierra 1500 Hybrid 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" 3HB Side Exterior View
GM Will Build Electric Motors In-House on Upcoming Hybrids

GM has plans to launch the next generation of its hybrid pickup trucks in 2013, and the electric motors that power the gas/electric hybrids will be designed and produced by the company. The company is making the change because it wants control over the process, so it can respond to changing market...Read More»

Scott Brown
MA Senate Race Result Boosts Consumer Interest in GMC Canyon

Well, it's no strange thing for politics and election results to affect economic conditions and commerce in one way or another. In Massachusetts, however, the recent senatorial election to fill the vacant seat of the late Ted Kennedy seems to have sparked interest in the daily ride of the winning...Read More»

Did Scott Brown Ride Pickup to Victory in Massachusetts?

Close observers of the all-important race to replace the late Sen. Ted Kennedy in Massachusetts may have noticed that a pickup truck was prominently involved in the campaign. Scott Brown, the Republican candidate who defeated Democrat Martha Coakley in a surprising upset, campaigned around the Bay...Read More»

2010 GMC Granite Concept
2010 Detroit Auto Show: 2010 GMC Granite Concept

The 2010 Detroit Auto Show opens in Detroit today with a new crossover concept from GM, the GMC Granite. The Granite may be on display as a concept car, but it's closely related to a new vehicle already headed to Chevrolet dealers, the 2011 Orlando. It's a safe bet that GMC will get a version of...Read More»

2010 GMC Terrain
Exterior Styling Review 2010 GMC Terrain

  To put it bluntly, the GMC Terrain is an aesthetic atrocity. The newly introduced SUV is a variant of the Chevy Equinox, and is GMCs first foray into the compact crossover market. In all likelihood, designers were trying to evoke the look of the brands larger Yukon Denali, with heavy...Read More»

2010 GMC Terrain
First Drive: 2010 GMC Terrain

GMC made news at the 2009 New York Auto Show when it unveiled its new 2010 Terrain small SUV, and this past Monday, I was able to get some time behind the wheel of GMC's latest offering. The Terrain shares its platform with the redesigned-for-2010 Chevrolet Equinox, but there are differences. For...Read More»

2008 GMC Denali XT Concept
GM Cans Planned Unibody Pickup Truck

As 2008's fuel prices skyrocketed and the bottom fell out of the new pickup truck market, like many carmakers, General Motors began to look into the idea of a unibody pickup truck to save fuel. But it turns out there isn't much to be gained with the unibody architecture. Aping Honda's Ridgeline...Read More»

2010 GMC Acadia
Preview: 2010 GMC Acadia Denali

Moving away from gas-guzzling SUVs and toward their hybrid and crossover variants is a hot trend once again. As buyers move to lighter and often smaller vehicles, however, they don't necessarily want to give up comfort or features. Recognizing this trend, GMC has decided to fit its GMC Acadia with...Read More»

2009 GMC Acadia SLT1
GM to Combine GMC and Buick Dealerships

As General Motors continues to reorganize after its emergence from bankruptcy protection, the company has announced that it will combine all of its Buick, Pontiac, and GMC stores into Buick and GMC dealerships. Stand-alone Buick and GMC stores will no longer exist, and of course, Pontiac is going...Read More»

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Chevrolet Astro Cargo Van Owners: Your 2010 Ford Transit Connect Is Here

Over at our sister site GreenCarReports.com, we've been following the launch of the 2010 Ford Transit Connect van with keen interest. It's a vehicle that has very few direct competitors in the US, though in Europe, there are more than a dozen small urban delivery vans like it. Rated by the EPA at...Read More»

2010 GMC Acadia
2010 Buick Enclave And 2010 GMC Acadia: Envoys For The New GM

This year, even if you ignore the demise of Pontiac and the uncertain future of Saturn, and Hummer, there's already going to be a very noticeable difference at Chevrolet and GMC dealerships: the 2009 Chevrolet Trailblazer and 2009 GMC Envoy are gone, and they're not coming back for 2010. That's...Read More»

2009 Suzuki SX4 Man FWD
Should Suzuki and Mitsubishi Just Go Away?

You'd have to go back decades to find a tougher auto market than the current one, and the massive sales decline is global. But thus far, no automakers have exited the tough US market, where sales are running at a level of 10 million vehicles--versus almost 17 million just three years ago. Now a...Read More»

2004 Chevrolet Express 3500
Full-Size Vans: What You Need To Know To Arrive Safely

It's that time of the year again when church groups, summer camps, seasonal jobs, and corporate outings bring people not necessarily accustomed to full-size vans into them. While minivans are closely related mechanically to sedans and lower crossover vehicles and typically have top-notch safety...Read More»

2009 Pontiac G8
General Motors Launches Six-Day, 72-Hour Sale

In an effort to keep the wheels of (re)invention rolling, General Motors has released plans for a "72-Hour Sale", which starts today and runs through July 6. By our calculations, that's considerably longer than 72 hours, but we're going to give GM the benefit of the doubt and assume they mean...Read More»

2010 GMC Terrain
2010 GMC Terrain Priced

GMC says the 2010 Terrain crossover will start with a base price just below $25,000. Front-drive Terrains sticker t $24,995 including destination, while the all-wheel-drive edition starts from $26,745. Using a platform shared with the 2010 Chevrolet Equinox, the GMC Terrain is set to slot into...Read More»

SUV sales in the crapper.
Shift Away From SUVs Seem Permanent -- Your Alternatives?

As fuel prices continue to edge up and the auto market remains soft, the sales decline of the traditional truck-based SUV looks to be  permanent. What are people driving instead? What should you consider if you're in the market? MSNBC reports that from their high-water mark in 2003, the percentage...Read More»

2009 Infiniti G37
Infiniti G37 Most Recommend To Friends—And Shoppers Listen

More owners of the Infiniti G37 would recommend it to a friend than owners of any other model. That’s according to data released earlier this month from the marketing research and consulting firm AutoPacific. For the first time this year, as part of its annual New Vehicle Satisfaction Survey, the...Read More»

Nielsen Online's Brand Advocacy Quotient car rankings
Nielsen Is Watching You. Possibly Right Now.

We may not always understand how Nielsen gets its survey data, but the results are usually pretty interesting. Case in point: Nielsen's online division--cleverly named Nielsen Online--and its new Brand Advocacy Quotient research. By collecting data from blogs (like this one!), message boards, fan...Read More»

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