October 20, 2016 - Industry News
Ford's decision to idle production of its F-150 pickup this week has followed several months of slowing demand in retail and fleet channels and may point to a larger trend in pickup sales.
Tags: Ford, General Motors, Ram Truck, Large Pickups, Vehicle Production
June 28, 2016 - Industry News
General Motors has struck ship-thru deals with Morgan Corp. and Supreme Corp. to add bodies to the first Chevrolet Low Cab Forward trucks expected to arrive in late August, according to a General Motors Fleet sales manager.
Tags: General Motors, Ship-Thru, Cabovers, 2017-MY, Order-to-Delivery
June 9, 2016 - Industry News
Navistar, Inc. has reached an agreement with General Motors to manufacture GM's Express and Savana cutaway vans at its Springfield, Ohio, plant starting in the first half of 2017.
Tags: Navistar, Partnership, General Motors, Cutaway Vans, Vehicle Production, Full-Size Vans
June 3, 2016 - Industry News
The diesel-powered Chevrolet Silverado HD will add an improved air intake system for the 2017 model year that pushes cool, dry air through a hood scoop.
Tags: Diesel Engines, Chevrolet Silverado, General Motors, 2017-MY
April 29, 2016 - Industry News
The new trucks are offered in regular- and crew-cab body styles, with either a 6.0L V-8 gas engine, 3.0L turbo-diesel engine, or 5.2L turbo-diesel engine, all with 6-speed automatic transmissions.
Tags: Chevrolet, Medium-Duty Trucks, Pricing, General Motors, Cabovers
March 16, 2016 - Industry News
Fleets will be able to acquire a 2014-2016 model year Chevrolet Silverado with a new camera system for trailering and a fifth-wheel prep package.
Tags: Chevrolet, Chevrolet Silverado, Towing, General Motors
March 2, 2016 - Industry News
General Motors will offer a 2.8L Duramax turbo-diesel engine with its 2017 model-year Chevrolet Express cargo and passenger vans, the company announced at the Work Truck Show.
Tags: Diesel Engines, Chevrolet Express, General Motors, Full-Size Vans, 2017-MY, 4G LTE
February 25, 2016 - Industry News
General Motors will offer about 700 eAssist hybrid versions of its 2016 model year Silverado and Sierra pickups through California dealers, GM has announced.
Tags: GMC Sierra, General Motors, Large Pickups, Mild Hybrids, Chevrolet Silverado, Fuel Economy
January 14, 2016 - Industry News
The Obama administration wants to spend nearly $4 billion over ten years to fund pilot to projects aimed at accelerating the development of connected and automated vehicles.
Tags: DOT, Autonomous Vehicles, General Motors
January 4, 2016 - Industry News
The recall, which affects just 90 2016-MY trucks, will let dealers fix a problem related to the air bag sensing and diagnostic module.
Tags: Chevrolet, Chevrolet Silverado, Recalls, GMC Sierra, General Motors, GMC, Air Bags, NHTSA, Large Pickups, 2016-MY
October 15, 2015 - Industry News
Fleets have increasingly been opting for a factory-installed Telogis solution when purchasing General Motors vehicles, especially Chevrolet Silverado trucks, which will enter the 2016 model year with additional connectivity.
Tags: Telogis, General Motors, Chevrolet Silverado, Wireless Services
September 30, 2015 - Industry News
The Class 4/5 trucks that will be jointly developed by Navistar and General Motors will provide opportunities for both OEMs “to gain share in markets that we have not participated in for a number of years,” said Navistar's Bill Kozek.
Tags: Chevrolet, Navistar, Medium-Duty Trucks, Class 5, General Motors, Class 4
General Motors is back in the medium-duty commercial truck market with a just-announced long-term agreement with Navistar.
Tags: Chevrolet, Navistar, Medium-Duty Trucks, General Motors, Class 5
September 24, 2015 - Industry News
The Chevrolet Silverado HD trucks will add new features for the 2016 model year, including integrated cruise control, powertrain grade braking, and diesel exhaust braking to enhance control, General Motors has announced.
Tags: Chevrolet, Chevrolet Silverado, Silverado HD, General Motors, Class 3, 2016-MY
June 15, 2015 - Industry News
In the 2016-CY, Chevrolet will offer six low-cab forward models in the Class 3-5 GVW segments. The models will be procured from Isuzu and badged as Chevrolets.
Tags: Chevrolet, Isuzu, Medium-Duty Trucks, Class 5, Class 3, Class 4, Cabovers, Isuzu N Series, General Motors
June 4, 2015 - Industry News
XL Hybrids has begun supplying its XL3 gasoline-electric hybrid powertrain for General Motors' 3500/4500 cutaway and cab chassis van beginning with 2011 model-year vehicles, according to the company.
Tags: Conversion, XL Hybrids, General Motors, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Paratransit
March 24, 2015 - Industry News
General Motors engineers incorporated several features that allow technicians to more efficiently repair collision damage.
Tags: General Motors, 2015-MY, Large Pickups, Chevrolet Silverado, Chevrolet, Collision Repair
February 16, 2015 - Industry News
The U.S. Postal Service will meet with automotive manufacturers in Washington, D.C., this week to field questions about its proposal to replace its aging delivery fleet with a next-generation vehicle, according to federal records.
Tags: General Motors, USPS, Delivery Fleets
December 30, 2014 - Industry News
The U.S. government lost $9.26 billion in its financial rescue of the auto industry, and closed out its last investment earlier this month six years after initiating the plan.
Tags: Auto Industry Bailout, U.S. Treasury, Chrysler, General Motors, Ally Financial
July 18, 2014 - Industry News
The Hydra-Matic 8L90 eight-speed is approximately the same size and weight as the 6L80 six-speed automatic, an announcement said, but has a wider 7.0 overall gear ratio spread.
Tags: Chevrolet, General Motors, GMC, automatic transmission, Large Pickups, Hydra-Matic
June 18, 2014 - Industry News
Horsepower and torque ratings announced by General Motors will make its 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon pickups the most powerful in the midsized truck segment, the company claims.
Tags: Chevrolet, Pickup Trucks, Colorado, General Motors, GMC, Mid-Size Pickups, Canyon, Light-Duty Trucks, Engines
February 6, 2014 - Industry News
CNG-gasoline capability will be available in all cab and pickup bed sizes in 2500 and 3500 HD series, while compact van offers economy and cargo-carrying capability, GM says.
Tags: Bi-Fuel, General Motors, GMC, Compact Vans, Chevrolet, Pickup Trucks, CNG, Chevrolet City Express, Chevrolet Silverado
October 4, 2013 - Industry News
Securing America’s Future Energy recently recognized Cummins Westport Inc., General Motors, Nissan, and Shorepower Technologies as the winners of its Advanced Technology Award for their leadership in driving fundamental improvements to America’s energy security.
Tags: Nissan, Alternative Fuels, General Motors, Cummins Westport, Shorepower Technologies
June 12, 2013 - Industry News
Impco Automotive's proprietary CNG bi-fuel system will be integrated into the pickups at the company's production facility in Union City, Ind. These crew cab configurations are available for order today.
Tags: Chevrolet, Alternative-fuel vehicles, Natural Gas Vehicles, Impco, General Motors, GMC
May 14, 2013 - Industry News
General Motors and Nissan announced today that they have signed an agreement for Nissan to produce a small cargo van that GM will sell in the United States and Canada. It will be called the City Express and be sold by Chevrolet dealers.
Tags: Chevrolet, Cargo Vans, Nissan, General Motors, Chevrolet City Express, 2015-MY, Compact Vans
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