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General Motors trucks equipped with the company’s new 6.2-liter EcoTec3 V8 are officially rated to return up to 21 mpg on the highway.
General Motors’ two new mid-size trucks will most likely debut during the 2013 L.A. Auto Show in late November, GM spokesman Otie McKinley said.
When it comes to full size SUVs, General Motors has the segment locked down.
GM’s August sales were the best they’ve been in the better part of a decade and this strong showroom performance seems to indicate an economic recovery is in fact underway.
Could the devastating “Great Recession” finally be fading in the rear-view mirror? GM’s August sales performance seems to indicate yes.
GM has something new to boast about: its line of half-ton trucks is the first to garner a five-star safety rating under government rules revised for the 2011 model year.
General Motors will debut its next generation of full-sized SUVs during the State Fair of Texas, which starts September 27 in Dallas.
Most Reliable Trucks
Shopping for a pickup truck and want to know what will last you over the years? Here’s a list of the top-rated 2013 pickup truck models based on how reliable they are expected to be in the future, based on data compiled by J.D. Power from thousands of vehicle owners.
SEE ALSO: Top 10 Least Reliable Cars and Trucks
The list of trucks might be a surprise to some, especially considering Ford and Ram doesn’t make an appearance at all. But for those hard-working truck owners shopping for a new pickup, here are the most reliable 2013 trucks in alphabetical order.
Expect the number of fuel efficient vehicles offered by General Motors grow in the next four years.
Honda, Lexus and GMC are your best bets when shopping for a Certified Pre-Owned car, claiming top spots in their respective classes in the first ever Vincentric Best CPO Value in America Awards.
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 – are so over the top they spill into luxury-car territory.
The J.D. Power Initial Quality Study (IQS) is an annual report that’s closely followed by both automakers and consumers. It measures problems reported by vehicle buyers during the first 90 days of ownership. The research firm released its 2013 findings today at an Automotive Press Association luncheon in Detroit and the report was full of surprises.
General Motors announced a maintenance program today for its vehicles starting with the 2014 model year that will offer owners free limited service.
All 2014 model year GM vehicles equipped for OnStar service are gaining new standard features accessible via the automaker’s RemoteLink smartphone app.
Mid-size truck buyers have something to look forward to next year from General Motors, although it’s probably not what they would expect.
Trucks are big profit generators for automakers. The half-ton and heavy-duty pickup segments are probably the most fiercely competitive categories in the industry. Brands fight tooth and nail for every sale they can make. To move the metal they’re willing to leverage any and every competitive advantage no matter how small. Not surprisingly this winner-take-all mentality is delaying common-sense reform that benefits truck buyers.
There’s a new measuring stick for what constitues and “American” car this year and it gives the crown back to U.S. makers.