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2014-2017 Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC models recalled (again) for airbag, seatbelt issue
2014-2017 Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC models recalled (again) for airbag, seatbelt issue

Last September, General Motors issued a recall for 3.64 million vehicles registered in the U.S. The reason? Software that controlled those vehicles' safety devices--namely, airbags and seatbelt pretensioners--might occasionally slip into "test" mode, which would prevent the devices from being...Read More»

2017 Chevrolet Silverado HD diesel engine
2017 Chevrolet Silverado HD rated at 445 hp, 910 lb-ft of torque

On Wednesday, Chevrolet confirmed the whispers: the new heavy-duty Silverado will be available with world-class grunt. When equipped with a 6.6-liter Duramax turbodiesel V-8, the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado HD and Sierra HD produces 445 horsepower and 910 pound-feet of torque. For spec hunters, that's...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ
GM issues Takata recall: Cadillac Escalade; Chevrolet Silverado, Tahoe, Suburban; GMC Sierra; more

Yesterday, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration posted recalls affecting nearly 1.5 million U.S. vehicles equipped with Takata's fatally flawed airbags. Soon afterward, Ford added 1.9 million more vehicles to the recall roster. Today, General Motors has issued its own preliminary...Read More»

2015 Chevrolet Silverado High Country HD
2015 Chevrolet Silverado HD Saddles Up For High Country

Adding to the abundance of luxury pickup trucks, Chevrolet introduced the Silverado 1500 High Country into the mix last year. This summer, Chevy will follow up its half-ton luxury truck with a heavy-duty version – the 2015 Silverado High Country HD – to compete with the Ram Heavy Duty...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD
Chevrolet Silverado HD Exhaust Brake System.

To prove the capability of Chevrolet's smart exhaust brake system on the new 2011 Silverado Heavy-Duty, Chevy engineer Brent Deep towed a 20,000-pound trailer for 245 miles on Interstate 70 between Denver and Grand Junction, Colo., without ever touching the brakes. "It takes some courage to leave...Read More»

2011 GMC Sierra Denali HD
Review: 2011 Chevrolet Silverado And GMC Sierra Heavy Duty

By Tim Healey Forget the pony-car wars. Ford, GM, and Chrysler are engaged in yet another arms race--this one revolving around heavy-duty pickup trucks. Dodge and Ford have already updated their heavy-duty trucks in recent months, and now it's General Motor's turn. Despite downturns in the...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»

2011 Chevrolet Silverado HD
Report: GM Looking at Other Powertrains in HD Trucks

According to PickupTrucks.com, General Motors is looking for ways in which it can expand the range of non-diesel engine options in its heavy-duty lineup. Options could include stronger gas engines, or other alternative fuels like propane. GM isn't doing this just to give its buyers more powertrains...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Silverado HD
Video: 2011 Chevrolet Silverado HD Revealed

We already brought you the scoop on the new 2011 Chevrolet Silverado, which was unveiled at the 2010 Chicago Auto Show. Below, we bring you video of the live unveil. But first--Chevrolet wasn't all heavy-duty all the time in Chicago. The company reminded attending journalists that its Suburban...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Silverado HD
Revealed: 2011 Chevrolet Silverado HD

Chevrolet unveiled its newest heavy-duty pickup truck today at the 2010 Chicago Auto Show. The 2011 Chevrolet Silverado HD will offer a 6.6-liter Duramax diesel engine and six-speed automatic transmission, and Chevy is claiming a towing capacity of 20,000 pounds and a payload of 6,335 pounds. The...Read More»

2009 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD LT
Ford Declines GM Challenge of Truck-of-War

Built Ford tough, huh? Maybe not so much… Ford declines GM’s offer for a “truck-of-war” between a Duramax diesel-powered Chevy Silverado HD and a Ford heavy-duty F-series with a PowerStroke diesel.   We recently posted HERE on the challenge issued by GM’s Vice Chairman regarding the...Read More»

2010 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD 2WD Ext Cab 157.5" LT Front Exterior View
GM’s Vice Chairman Challenges Ford Trucks to a Heavy Duty Tug-of-war!

Another GM executive is making headlines for shooting off his mouth, and this time it's not Bob Lutz! Yes, as hard as it is to believe, Maximum Bob was not the culprit this time. GM Vice Chairman Tom Stephens issued a challenge to Ford involving a proposed tug-of-war between a GM and a Ford heavy...Read More»

2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD 2WD Crew Cab 167" LT w/1LT Angular Front Exterior View
2011 Chevrolet Silverado HD Pickups to Bow at Chicago Auto Show

GM is definitely trying to generate some truck buzz of late and the latest installment says the 2011 Chevrolet Silverado HD will debut at this year's Chicago Auto Show in February. Our colleagues at PickupTruck.com reported that both the Chevrolet Silverado 2500 and 3500 will be on display in...Read More»

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