Monster Stickers Not Included: Chevrolet Offering “Black Out” Package for Silverado Work Truck

In today’s full-size-pickup world, the humble base/work truck variants are rarely spoken of, overshadowed by $50,000-plus, leather-lined, over-chromed Platinums and Laramies. But they’re not totally forgotten—just look at Ram, which has been churning out interesting takes on the base-truck theme like the Express and Tradesman. Now Chevrolet has entered the game with a slick Black Out […]

Chevy Keeps It Simple with New 2015 Silverado 1500 Custom

While the economic recovery and low gas prices have boosted sales of chrome-drenched execu-trucks—so, basically luxury cars with beds—there’s a temptation to forget that many folks who buy full-size pickups still want to use them as, you know, trucks. For these people, Chevy has introduced the 2015 Silverado Custom package, a back-to-basics hauler that adds […]

Aluminum vs. Steel: New Ford F-150 Compared with Silverado, Ram 1500, and Tundra

As any dime-store undergrad psych major can tell you, it’s a tough climb to the top of the hierarchy of needs pyramid, the point at which we supposedly have everything we desire. There are challenges at every level, from finding solid traction in the physiological realm to cresting the summit of self-actualization. Any base full-size […]

Chevrolet to Use Magic Hoodoo to Deliver Prognostic Vehicle Data to Owners

OK, so it’s not actually hoodoo. And Carnac the Magnificent isn’t involved. But Chevy announced today at CES that select 2016 models will team onboard sensors with the vehicles’ 4G LTE connection to potentially predict problems before they’re detectable by owners. Basically, your car sends information about the starter motor, battery, and fuel pump—these are the […]

Tested: 2015 Chevy Silverado 1500 4×4 6.2L with New 8-Speed Automatic

The pickup world is abuzz with talk of Ford’s new F-150 and its revolutionary (for a pickup) aluminum body. But the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is no wallflower, having topped a recent comparison test of light-duty trucks. While most of the Chevy’s updates for 2015 are modest, the addition of GM’s new eight-speed automatic transmission to […]

Comparison: 2015 Ford F-150 vs. Ram 1500 vs. Chevrolet Silverado for Louisville KY & Clarksville IN

Comparison: 2015 Ford F-150 vs. Ram 1500 vs. Chevrolet Silverado Pickup trucks are so ubiquitous, so common on American roadways that we tend to take them for granted. They’re hugely important vehicles, both to consumers and their manufacturers, and they make up a significant percentage of vehicles on the road. If the Ford F-Series and […]

2014 & 2015 Chevy Silverado for Louisville KY

The 6.2 is the top powerplant in the half-ton lineup (available on Silverado LTZ and High Country trims) and the big boy in GM’s new EcoTec3 family of truck engines. At a glance, this might look like the same oversquare pushrod eight from before—it has the same displacement, as well as the same bore centers, […]

Chevy Whips Up Mighty Fine-Looking ’Burban, Tahoe, and Silverado for SEMA

These three Chevy SEMA truck concepts can be boiled down to big wheels, Borlas, and Brembos. What else were you expecting, a full-blown Tahoe SS? After our conversations with Chevrolet reps at last year’s show, however, it does appear we may be getting closer. Chevrolet Suburban Premium Outdoors concept Fitted with a Borla exhaust, Brembo […]

7 Most Efficient Pickup Trucks of the 2015 in Louisville Kentucky KY & Clarksville Indiana IN

The Most Efficient Pickup Trucks of the 2015 Model Year for in Louisville Kentucky KY & Clarksville Indiana IN The folks at the Environmental Protection Agency are in the midst of fuel economy testing for the 2015 Ford F-150, the nation’s best-selling vehicle. Rumor has it Ford is looking to regain lost turf from Ram and […]