Browsing Category 'GMC Sierra 1500'

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 […]

GM Does About-Face on Misleading Payload Ratings, Ford Sees No Issue

General Motors has decided to advertise truthful payload weight ratings on all of its 2015 pickups after a recent article by Automotive News called out the automaker for stripping out standard parts to make the trucks appear more capable. The latest move, first reported by Yahoo Autos, means GM will now use the genuine curb […]

The Hits Keep Coming: GM Recalls 718,000 U.S. Vehicles for Bolts, Welds, Lights, and Steering

Perhaps to spice up an otherwise mild week—excepting that Acura NSX prototype fire—General Motors has issued six recalls to fix loose bolts, poor welding, and other miscellaneous problems, bringing the automaker’s 2014 North American total to 60 actions. The 717,949 cars in the U.S. are all from the 2011–2015 model years and bring the total […]