General Motors’ New Pickup Trucks Going on a Strict Diet

General Motors’ New Pickup Trucks Going on a Strict Diet
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To help meet future U.S. fuel economy standards and stay competitive with Ford, General Motors is putting its next-generation pickup trucks on a strict diet. Continue Reading...

Top 10 Pickup Truck Innovations

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Top 10 Pickup Truck Innovations
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Pickup trucks are tools that need to be durable, dependable, and most of all, useful. Continue Reading...

Top 10 Trucks for the Working Man (or Woman)

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Top 10 Trucks for the Working Man (or Woman)
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Several months back we posted an epic Top 10 list highlighting some of the priciest, most opulent and downright ludicrous pickups available on the market. Vehicles like the Cadillac Escalade EXT and Harley-Davidson F-150 are but a couple of the high-brow haulers we featured. Those vehicles – and we hesitate to call them trucks –… Continue Reading...

Most Watched Videos of the Week: May 12 – May 19, 2013

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Each week, we recap the most popular videos from AutoGuide‘s YouTube channel just in case all seven days passed you by and you missed out. This past week, AutoGuide had a little fun putting two hot hatches in a shootout – the Ford Focus ST and the Mazdaspeed3. Which one prevailed? Continue Reading...

Most Watched Videos of the Week: May 5 – May 12, 2013

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Each week, we recap the most popular videos from AutoGuide‘s YouTube channel just in case all seven days passed you by and you missed out. This week, AutoGuide travelled out to Texas to check out and review the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado. Continue Reading...

GM Hires Retirees to Oversee Truck Launches

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GM Hires Retirees to Oversee Truck Launches
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General Motors is hiring roughly 100 retired engineers to watch its supplier base as the American automaker launches its new full-size pickup trucks. Continue Reading...

Top 10 Best-Selling Vehicles for April 2013

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Top 10 Best-Selling Vehicles for April 2013
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The sales numbers are in for April 2013, and we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 best-selling cars for last month. Kicking off the list is the Hyundai Elantra with a starting MSRP of $16,965. The compact model from the Korean automaker saw 45.2 percent more sales this year than last in the month… Continue Reading...

Top 10 Most Inconspicuous New Vehicles

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Top 10 Most Inconspicuous New Vehicles
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Are you self-conscious? Don’t like to stand out in a crowd? Would you rather blend into the background than be the center of attention? Well, when it comes to the automotive world, you are in luck. Some vehicles seem to have skipped class when it came time for their styling lesson. This is not to… Continue Reading...

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 to Get Free Scheduled Maintenance

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 to Get Free Scheduled Maintenance
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Chevrolet will be including scheduled maintenance in the price of its aging Silverado 1500 pickup for sales over the next two months. Continue Reading...

Top 10 Best Selling Vehicles of 2012

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Top 10 Best Selling Vehicles of 2012
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2012 was the best-selling year for automakers since 2007, marking the third year in a row that sales have increased. So now is a great time to look back at the best-selling vehicles from last year. Coming in 10th place with 261,008 units sold is the Ford Escape which was updated for the 2013 model… Continue Reading...

November 2012 Auto Sales: Hurricane Highlights

November 2012 Auto Sales: Hurricane Highlights
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Things are looking up for automakers in the United States. All told sales topped 1.1 million new cars and trucks in November. That’s nearly a 15 percent increase compared to the same month in 2011. Year-to-date sales eclipsed 13 million units, an improvement of almost 14 percent compared to the same time period last year. Continue Reading...

2014 GM Trucks to Lanch with 6-Speed Transmissions, 8-Speeds to Follow

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2014 GM Trucks to Lanch with 6-Speed Transmissions, 8-Speeds to Follow
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GM plans to release its revamped lineup of trucks next year as 2014 models, and it appears that the American automaker won’t be equipping them with eight-speed automatic transmissions – at least not yet. Continue Reading...

Top 10 Most Expensive Vehicles to Fill Up

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Top 10 Most Expensive Vehicles to Fill Up
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Gas prices might not have hit the budget-busting $5/gallon yet, but drivers are already feeling the pinch. Consumer Reports has exposed a list of the top 10 most expensive vehicles to fill up. All prices are based on the average fuel price in the United States.  First on our top 10 is the Lincoln Navigator… Continue Reading...

Ford F-150 Styling Unlikely to Change, Exec Says

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Ford F-150 Styling Unlikely to Change, Exec Says
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It seems like the Ford F-150 is going to keep its current look, despite a Chevrolet Silverado update slated for the next couple years.  “Segments like the midsize car, where we need to make a big noise against Honda and Toyota, are much better places for Ford to make strong gains, but where we already have a… Continue Reading...

Chevy Silverado, GMC Sierra HD Bi-Fuel Pickups Announced With Natural Gas Capability

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Chevy Silverado, GMC Sierra HD Bi-Fuel Pickups Announced With Natural Gas Capability
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Chevrolet and GMC have announced the debut of new bi-fuel Silverado and Sierra 2500 HD pickup trucks for 2013, both of which are powered by a Vortec 6.0-liter V8 that can seamlessly transition between standard gasoline and compressed natural gas (CNG). The bi-fuel technology allows the trucks to have a range of more than 650… Continue Reading...

Ford Demands GM, NBC Pull Chevy Silverado Super Bowl Ad [Video]

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Things just got mighty interesting with the Super Bowl ads, with Ford sending a cease-and-desist over to both General Motors and NBC in hopes that the Chevrolet Silverado apocalypse ad won’t air during the big game. It’s probably too little, too late considering the commercial has already been seen several million times on the Internet,… Continue Reading...

Chevy Silverado Truck Packs A Supercharged LS9 Under The Hood [Video]

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Shoving small block engines into short bed, half-ton trucks is nothing new. But a supercharged LS9 from a Corvette ZR1 into a Chevrolet Silverado pickup? Now that’s something worth checking out. Aside from the side exit exhaust on the truck – which is a pretty common modification on Silverados – absolutely nothing else has been… Continue Reading...

Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra Getting Redesigned For 2014

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Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra Getting Redesigned For 2014
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Scheduled to hit dealer lots next year as a 2014 model year is GM’s newly redesigned Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups, but it appears that those two trucks will just be the tip of the iceberg. Now it’s a possibility that GM may be considering extensively redesigning all of their upcoming pickups. It’s believed… Continue Reading...

Men Chose Power and Performance for New Vehicle Purchases in 2011

Men Chose Power and Performance for New Vehicle Purchases in 2011
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Men in the U.S. went big, brawny and sporty in 2011 – that is, when it came to the kind of vehicles they bought this past year. According to J.D. Power’s Power Information Network (PIN) real-time transaction data, men leaned towards sports cars and pickup trucks in the first 11 months of 2011. In fact,… Continue Reading...

Top 12 Most Profitable Vehicles

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Top 12 Most Profitable Vehicles
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While automakers and outside research firms publish sales figures and earnings reports on a regular basis, one metric we rarely get a glimpse of is how profitable each vehicle is. In an era of re-badging and platform sharing, one would think that the most profitable vehicles are those with a large number of derivatives to… Continue Reading...

Costco to Sell Chevy, GMC Trucks

Costco to Sell Chevy, GMC Trucks
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Eligible vehicles in the Costco program include the 2011/2012 Chevy Silverado, Tahoe and Surburan as well as the Traverse, plus their GMC equivalents, Sierra; Yukon, Yukon XL and Acadia. Continue Reading...