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GMC boss Duncan Aldred wants to sell more of its products with premium “Denali” trim and the new Canyon midsize pickup could play a role in that.
Another day, another GM recall. This time the Detroit-based automotive giant is working to fix issues with some natural gas-powered vehicles.
Good news midsize pickup fans! GM just announced its latest entries in the segment, the all-new Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon, are shipping to dealers starting today.
Imports and European automakers still reign supreme in customer satisfaction.
The Workhorse Not-So-Minivan
After a decade on the market, General Motor’s “mid-size” vans received their one and only update for the 1996 model year. The short wheelbase version of the van was dropped this year and styling was modified to better resemble the larger full-size GM vans. Base model Astros/Safaris featured a utilitarian front end complete with sealed beam headlights while higher trim models featured a more modern look with stacked horizontal headlights.
Despite the existence of a standardized test, only one half-ton pickup manufacturer was using the procedure to determine its truck’s tow ratings, until now.
General Motors is planning a handful of tweaks and updates for its full-size trucks that will take effect in the 2015 model year.
GMC announced today that it is offering below MSRP discounts to anyone who has served or is currently serving in a branch of the military.
General Motors is offering employee pricing to people who own a vehicle being recalled as part of its controversial ignition switch campaign, but there’s a catch.
General Motors’ engineers have made life a little less worrisome for parents with small children.
It's an Automotive Vanity Extravaganza
The folks at Kelley Blue Book have released their annual Brand Image Awards. The study, now in its seventh year, honors automakers for excelling in certain areas. Categories include things like best performance brand, most refined brand and most trusted brand. Overall there are 13 winners and the results may surprise or even appall you. You’ll need to read on to find out.
But first, according to KBB this isn’t some shady survey conducted by annoying telephone marketers; awards are actually the result of “extensive research gathered throughout the year.” Shoppers using the company’s website contribute to the results; in fact more than 12,000 of them participated, and here’s what the people have to say.
More than Just a Badge and Cheese Grater Grille
What should you do if a regular Tahoe isn’t enough, but the Cadillac Escalade is a bit over the top?
The answer is the in-between GMC Yukon Denali. With more power and luxury than regular Yukons, the Denali is for those who want to treat themselves to a nicer truck without going full-hog into the flashy Escalade.
See Also: 2015 GMC Yukon XL Review
According to GM, the average age of a full-size SUV still on the road today is 11 years. That is as much of a testament to the longevity of these big ‘utes as it is to how much people love them. So it is understandable that GMC didn’t exactly go wild this year when re-thinking the Yukon Denali. This SUV is a complete redesign from the ground-up, but it will be wholly familiar to current customers. Here are five main areas GMC has improved the 2015 Denali compared to last year’s model.
Buick is one of GM’s four remaining brands in North America. Following the company’s bankruptcy filing in the middle of 2009 divisions including Pontiac, Hummer, Saturn and Saab were jettisoned like Thanksgiving leftovers at Easter time. Ostensibly this cull allowed the firm to concentrate on its best brands, but why did Buick make the cut and has it been pulling its own weight?
If Capital One’s confrontational Viking commercials weren’t enough, maybe the potential for thousands in new car purchase discounts will sell you on signing up.