GM’s next-gen pickup plans force dealers into one of two camps

Filed under: Car Buying, Plants/Manufacturing, Chevrolet, GM, GMC

Most General Motors dealers make their living off selling pickup trucks. (That’s why when it came time to trim the brands and reorganize under bankruptcy, GMC survived and Pontiac didn’…

Bi-fuel option to cost $11,000 on GM pickups [w/video]

Filed under: Car Buying, Truck, Etc., Technology, Work, Chevrolet, GM, GMC

General Motors has released pricing for the bi-fuel option for the Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD and GMC Sierra 2500 HD, and it’s a pill that probably won’t go down easy. Buyers …

25 Cars Worth Waiting For: The Choicest Rides Arriving in the Next Four Years

We’ve worked the phones, lit up our e-mail accounts, and tapped our sources to deliver intelligence on the hottest vehicles in the pipeline. They’re all here, including Chevy’s secretive C7 Corvette, the next BMW M3, the ninth-generation Honda Accord, and many, many more. Read on to get the inside scoop on the 25 cars most […]

Infographic: Super Bowl ads that won and whiffed

Filed under: Car Buying, Marketing/Advertising

Seventeen days after the Super Bowl and we’re still talking about the commercials. Crazy, we know, but that’s how significant these ads are, and why the $3.5 million price tag for airtime during the game …

Silverado Super Bowl ad may have benefited Ford more than Chevy [w/video]

Filed under: Car Buying, Truck, Etc., Marketing/Advertising, Videos, Work, Chevrolet, Ford

General Motors took dead aim at the Ford F-150 during the Super Bowl by airing a spot for the Chevrolet Silverado. The ad featured a post-apocalyptic scene wher…

GM marketing chief thinks there are only two truck companies: Chevy and Ford

Filed under: Truck, Chevrolet, Ford, GM, Ram

The Super Bowl ad for the Chevrolet Silverado shows that the rivalry between Chevrolet and Ford still rages strong. But is there room for another brand or two to mix it up in the battle for pickup supremacy…

Ford asks Chevrolet, then NBC, to pull Silverado Super Bowl ad

Filed under: Truck, Government/Legal, Marketing/Advertising, Chevrolet, Ford

Chevrolet is having some pointed fun with its apocalyptic Super Bowl ad featuring the Silverado called “2012,” only the fun is pointed directly at Ford, which finds it a litt…

Chevy Silverado takes shot at Ford in apocalyptic Super Bowl ad

Filed under: Truck, Marketing/Advertising, Videos, Chevrolet, Ford

Chevrolet continues its onslaught of Super Bowl ads released before this Sunday’s big game, clearly hoping that volume plays in its favor when the points are tallied by marketing analy…

A sneak peek at Chevrolet’s plan for the Super Bowl

Filed under: Marketing/Advertising, Chevrolet

Chevrolet has purchased seven spots.

It’s the two-minute warning in terms of Super Bowl advertising and Chevrolet still has some ground to cover. General Motors’ largest brand is still mulling its ad…

2014 Chevrolet Silverado / GMC Sierra Spy Photos: New Small-Block, Less Weight

Introduced as 2007 models, the current Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra full-size pickup twins are due for a revamp. Our spy photographers (dressed like snow leopards, we hope) have nabbed several shots of both extended- and crew-cab versions during cold-weather testing. While it’s difficult to make out much in the way of design aside from […]

Utah Chevy dealer calls on new pickups to help remodel showroom

Filed under: Truck, Etc., Marketing/Advertising, Videos, Chevrolet

Pickup trucks and demolition are like the Reese’s Cups in a Manly Man’s diet: two great tastes that taste great together. John Watson Chevrolet in Utah whipped up its own treat when it…

Corvette ZR1-powered Chevrolet Silverado has us feeling sleepy

Filed under: Aftermarket, Performance, Truck, Etc., Videos, Chevrolet

Here we have the kind of sleeper that’ll wake you up no time: a short-bed, four-wheel-drive Chevrolet Silverado with an LS9 from the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1. With dyno numbers of 510…

These are your top 10 best-selling vehicles for 2011

Filed under: Car Buying, Budget, Sedan, SUV, Truck, Chevrolet, Ford, Honda, Nissan, Toyota, Earnings/Financials

The figures have been tallied for the best-selling vehicle in the U.S. in 2011, and not surprisingly, the Ford F-Series pickup truck is kin…

These are Detroit automakers’ top-selling vehicles of 2011

Filed under: Car Buying, Budget, SUV, Truck, Etc., Crossover, Hatchback, Chrysler, Ford, GM

The numbers are officially in for 2011, and once again, Ford, General Motors and Chrysler sold more pickup trucks than any other model. The Ford F-Series was t…

GM schedules 21-week idle of three truck plants

Filed under: Truck, Plants/Manufacturing, Chevrolet, GM, GMC

Four of General Motors’ full-size truck plants, three of them in the U.S., will go intermittently silent for a total of 21 weeks in order to retool for 2013 model year production. The Fort W…