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33 min ago | Hispanic Business
To keep up with demand for new trucks, General Motors is adding a third shift and 750 jobs to a plant in Missouri. General Motors will add a third shift to its plant in Wentzville for pickup and van production, bringing 750 new jobs to the facility.
4 hrs ago | GuruFocus.com
The second largest global automaker, Ford , has been promoting the aluminum F-150 truck which is expected to hit the roads by the end of the year. Analysts have already added a cautious note that Ford's future is difficult to be ascertained as on date, as rivals are gearing up to give its new model a quick response as soon as its formally released worldwide.
9 hrs ago | ABC News
Early demand is so high for General Motors' new small pickup trucks that the company is hiring more workers to build them even before one is sold to the public. Nearly 100,000 prospective buyers have gone online to customize a Chevrolet Colorado or a GMC Canyon pickup and get a price.
10 hrs ago | Reuters
1 U.S. automaker said on Tuesday. With early orders for the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon at nearly 30,000, GM decided to add the third shift at the Wentzville plant to meet expected demand.
12 hrs ago | Four Wheeler
It takes a special kind of person to wheel a fullsize truck. When we say "wheeling" we don't mean driving down dirt roads, but following Jeeps and buggies through tight rocky trails.
A few weeks ago, Chevy showed us a stripier side of the Silverado with its new 2015 Silverado Rally Edition models . This month, it's the GMC Sierra's turn to play dress-up in the form of three new Carbon Edition models, all of which are based on the Sierra 1500 .
General Motors recently announced that the redesigned 2015 Tahoe , which was introduced earlier this year, would receive a couple of significant running changes, such as OnStar 4G LTE with a built-in Wi-Fi hotspot, a hands-free liftgate and wireless charging. At that same announcement they hinted that a Z71 trim package could also be doable for the full-size SUV duo.
The midsize truck segment is suddenly seemingly exploding with new vehicles worldwide, even here in North America. Not only will the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon be available very soon, Toyota is already testing a replacement for its aging Tacoma and Honda has promised a Ridgeline replacement within the next 18 months .
General Motors - fresh off its first monthly sales win this year against Ford in the pickup segment - is looking to gain more ground. For September, GM is offering special leases and rebates under a Truck Month promotion and dangling bonus cash for Chevrolet dealers who hit Silverado retail sales targets.
Here's a roundup of heavy-duty trucks ready to get to work this fall. For starters, the 2015 Ram Heavy Duty lives up to its name with up to 865 lb.-ft.
Carbon fiber is usually the domain of high-end sports cars, but now it's coming to a pickup truck -- at least in graphic form. The 2015 GMC Sierra 1500 will receive three versions of a new Carbon Edition package that feature faux carbon fiber decals.
This week a series of stories in The Washington Post described the threat that civil forfeiture and the war on drugs pose to innocent drivers carrying large amounts of cash. In my latest Forbes column, I highlight three features of forfeiture law and five Supreme Court decisions that have made it easy for cops to take money from motorists.
There was a time when leather seats, sunroofs and wood trim were exclusive to luxury cars. Now a growing portion of U.S. truck sales come from high-end pickups that offer the same upscale amenities.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 08:15 pm
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