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Are Heavy-Duty Trucks Still Necessary?
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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

2012 Ford Focus, at 2010 Detroit Auto Show
2010 Detroit Auto Show: Family Haulers Out In Force

There’s been a definite shift in consumer tastes towards smaller cars in the industry and nowhere is this more evident than in the family vehicle segment, where fuel economy, interior space and safety are crucial. Unsurprisingly most automakers, from affordable brands to luxury marques, are...Read More»

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

  With the new Granite concept, GMC's making a visual promise--to enter the thick of the compact-crossover segment that includes everything from the Kia Soul to the Honda CR-V and Ford Escape. We previewed the Granite for you earlier this morning, as soon as official GM press materials were...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»

GMC Urban Utility Concept teaser
The Future Is Smaller: GMC Teases The Urban Utility Concept

GMC isn't known for making small anythings, but that reputation may change after the 2010 Detroit Auto Show. The brand associated with behemoths like the Suburban has just released a couple of teaser images for a small concept vehicle that will be shown at NAIAS called the GMC Urban Utility...Read More»

Edward E. 'Ed' Whitacre, Jr.
Executive Shakeup: Heads Of Buick, Chevy, GMC Are Out

Apparently, Fritz Henderson's dismissal was just the first item on GM Chairman Ed Whitacre's to-do list. Brent Dewar, the head of GM's Chevrolet brand, has also been kicked to the curb: he'll retire on April 1, 2010 and will be replaced by Jim Campbell, who led GM's fleet and commercial sales. But...Read More»

Caddy goes high-tech
Buick, Chevy, And GM Join Cadillac On The Info Superhighway

Back in March, we mentioned that Cadillac planned to offer Wi-Fi routers as a special option on most of its vehicle lineup. Now comes word that General Motors is extending the service, making on-the-go high-speed web access available on Buick, Chevrolet, and GMC models, too. Like the Cadillac...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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