Browsing Posts of 'Andrew Wendler'

Stealers Wheel: Thieves Steal More Than $200,000 in Wheels and Tires from Texas Dealership

Last weekend was a bad time to be a Chevrolet dealer in Tyler, Texas. That’s when thieves broke in to Peltier Chevrolet and removed more than $200,000 in rolling stock right from the axles of vehicles on the lot. According to a report in Automotive News, the staff arrived in the morning to find 48 vehicles, including Camaros, […]

Chevrolet Silverado Special Ops Concept Would Be Difficult to See if It Were a Century-Old Boat

The defining feature of the Silverado Special Ops concept, which is based on the Chevy Silverado 1500 Z71 pickup, is its naval-inspired camo exterior finish. Developed more than 100 years ago, the tri-tone blue “Razzle Dazzle” finish uses a distinctive array of varying color lines and shapes that are intended to help disguise a ship’s speed, […]

Truckin’: Every Full-Size Pickup Truck Ranked from Worst to Best

The pickup truck segment is so tightly contested you can hear a squeak when competing models pass each other on the road. Check out our ranking of half-ton pickups from worst to first.

Chevrolet Rolls its Own: Silverado HD vs. Ford F-250 in Pickup Flex Fest [Video]

Looking to land a blow in a pickup news cycle that has lately been dominated by Ford—first with the aluminum 2015 F-150 and then the Super Duty diesel’s massive output numbers—Chevrolet pitted its Silverado 2500 HD against a Ford F-250 in a torsional flex-off and filmed the results. Employing the usual “park your truck on some ramps […]

They’ve Got Corvette Engines *and* Transmissions: We Drive GM’s New 8-Speed Pickups and SUVs

When news arrived earlier this year that the Chevrolet Corvette’s touted eight-speed automatic transmission would migrate to GM’s full-size trucks, the C/D office responded with a resounding, “Well, that makes sense.” Don’t get us wrong, we love trucks almost as much—more, in rare instances—as we do Corvettes, but it can be hard to make headlines […]

Chevrolet Brings a Gaggle of Silverados, Suburbans, and Tahoes to Vegas [2013 SEMA show]

Chevrolet’s Silverado, Suburban, and Tahoe are all new for 2014, which means they’re prime candidates for the Bow Tie brand to modify at this year’s SEMA show. Not only are there a couple of pickups styled by celebrities who you can totally picture driving pickups, but a number of show cars that are adorned with […]

2014 Chevrolet Silverado High Country / GMC Sierra Denali First Drive: The 6.2L Small-Block Brings the Power

Big Tex, the 52-foot-tall animatronic ambassador of the State Fair of Texas, met a fiery demise on the last day of the 2012 fair, exactly 60 years to the day after his debut. Ever the resilient bunch, the good people of the Lone Star State aimed to rebuild the barrel-chested and slightly creepy icon in […]

Next-Gen MyLink Infotainment System to Debut in 2014 Chevy Impala [2012 L.A. Auto Show]

Set to debut on the 2014 Chevrolet Impala at the 2012 L.A. auto show, the latest version of Chevrolet’s MyLink infotainment system focuses on more contemporary graphics and interfaces and streamlined user interaction. In addition to offering highly configurable visuals and the ability to link up to 10 mobile devices, the system includes Chevy’s first […]

GM Reportedly Abandoning Full-Size Hybrid Trucks and SUVs

The next generation of full-size GM pickups and SUVs will be almost entirely free of hybrid models, according to GM Inside News. Scheduled to launch less than a year from now, the new lineup was originally slated to utilize an updated version of the current two-mode system. Now, it appears the next-generation Cadillac Escalade may be […]