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GMC, sometimes referred to as GMC Truck, is a brand of General Motors and one of four core brands that remains after the automaker emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy in July 2009. Normally the second best-selling GM brand behind Chevrolet, GMC markets mostly trucks, SUVs and CUVs under the tagline "Professional Grade," though all are versions of models sold by other GM brands.

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    Report: GM phasing out light-duty 1500-series vans
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    In the market for a fullsize van but don't need a heavy-duty model? You're in the minority, and you're also out of luck. That's because there are barely any more fullsize vans on the market with gross vehicle weight rating of less than 8,500 pounds, the threshold that separates light- and heavy-duty vans. According to PickupTrucks.com, neither the Ford ...

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    Report: GM trademarks 'GearOn,' possibly for pickups
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    On May 27, a week before General Motors applied for a trademark for the word "Zora," GM filed a trademark application at the US Patent and Trademark Office for "GearOn," characterized as a "truck bed cargo system comprised of tiered storage cross rails, utility rack stanchions, cargo dividers and cargo tie down rings." We have no idea what it will be or ...

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    Recalls: GM issues 4 new recalls for 90k vehicles, Chevy, Buick, GMC affected
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    One day after releasing an internal report that found a pattern of "incompetence and neglect" within the company, General Motors announced four more recalls that affect 89,126 vehicles. One of the recalls affects 31,520 vehicles that may contain a defect that could prevent airbags from deploying in a car accident. GM said it was aware of at least one ...

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    Official: 2015 Sierra All Terrain HD looks ready to hit heavy-duty trails
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    GMC is getting its heavy-duty trucks ready for the mud this summer with its All Terrain package for the Sierra 2500HD and 3500HD. Meant to blend style, tech and ruggedness, the pack includes a lot of extra chrome outside and an off-road package underneath. The 2015 Sierra All Terrain HD trucks naturally come standard with four-wheel drive with an ...

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    Recalls: GM recalling another 2.7 million vehicles in five separate campaigns
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    The recalls keep rolling in from General Motors, evidently keen to avoid repeating the mistakes of the ignition-switch debacle and clean house. This time they're all coming at once, with five separate recalls announced together covering approximately 2.7 million vehicles. The largest of the five actions involves over 2.4 million units of the ...

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    Report: GM updating fullsize pickups for 2015
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    As Ford prepares to hit the market with its x-factor, aluminum-intensive F-150 and Ram sales stand tall enough to meet General Motors truck sales eye-to-eye, GM is putting the word out that it's going to add more features to its trucks and do so more regularly. An executive engineer for pickups told reporters that "a whole array" of changes are on the way ...

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    Recalls: GM recalls 51k Enclave, Traverse, Acadia crossovers over fuel gauge inaccuracy
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    With all eyes fixed on General Motors in the wake of the ignition recall debacle, the auto giant has been carefully calling in a wide array of vehicles to fix anything and everything that could prove problematic. Just the other day it issued two separate recalls – one concerning the Cadillac SRX and another its heavy-duty pickups – and now it ...

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    Official: GMC Canyon's jump seats innovate to keep kids safe [w/video]
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    We dig simple solutions to problems. There's something highly gratifying about making a minute change to fix something, rather than tearing up the playbook. That's what GMC has done with the new Canyon midsize pickup. When putting a car seat in, car seat manufacturers require that at least 80 percent of the seat's base fit on the bottom cushion. That's a ...

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    Recalls: GM recalling 54k Cadillac SRX, HD pickup models
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    There are more recalls to report General Motors, but these latest actions pertain to newer examples of the Cadillac SRX, Chevrolet Silverado HD and GMC Sierra HD. With so much scrutiny on the company's recall strategy, GM is under increasing pressure to call in defective models more quickly, and it appears to be doing so here. Here in the US, the ...

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    Official: Chevy and GMC trucks get CNG option pricing
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    Chevrolet and GMC have clued us in to pricing of the bi-fuel option for the 2015 Silverado and Sierra 2500HD CNG and 3500HD CNG pickups: it starts at $9,500; we're still missing the rest of the pricing inferred by the word "starts," however. If you remember from the Chicago Auto Show introduction, the 6.0-liter V8 puts out 360 horsepower and 380 ...

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    Study: J.D. Power customer survey of dealers counts Cadillac, Buick as big winners
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    Cadillac and Buick have taken the trophies in J.D. Power's latest Customer Service Index Study examining satisfaction with dealer service. Surveying more than 90,000 owners and lessees of 2009-2013 model-year cars, the study found that those with pre-paid maintenance packages were ten percent more likely to buy their next car from the same brand. Dealer ...

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    Report: Ward's releases 10 Best Interiors list for 2014
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    While we're still a ways off from the automotive awards season proper, where things like North American Car and Truck of the Year, Motor Trend's Car of the Year and Car and Driver's Ten Best are named, that doesn't mean there aren't trophies being handed out to deserving automakers. Ward's 10 Best Interiors being one of them. As the name might imply, the ...

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    Recalls: GM recall woes continue with 662,000 pickup trucks and Cruze sedans [UPDATE]
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    UPDATE: This story has been amended from its originally published version to include new information including a Cruze recall press release and a quote from General Motors. General Motors can't seem to get its name out of the "bad news" column. Two more recalls were announced late Friday evening that will see The General calling in 490,200 fullsize ...

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    Quick Spin: 2015 GMC Yukon Denali
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    Automotive enthusiasts often wonder aloud – ourselves included – why General Motors would choose to keep GMC while sending Pontiac (and Saturn, and even Oldsmobile before it) into the great automotive graveyard in the sky. The answer, as is so often the case, is profit. It's much easier for GM to rake in money hand over fist by rejiggering the ...

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    Report: 2015 GMC Yukon erupts into flames during Anaheim test drive [w/video]
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    A 2015 GMC Yukon burst into flames while on a test drive in Anaheim, CA on Sunday after smoke filled the cabin. Residents of the neighborhood where the driver abandoned the redesigned Yukon reported hearing a series of small explosions (likely the tires, based on the video), according to a report from KTLA and The Los Angeles Times. No one was injured in ...

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    Report: GMC's Denali offerings are going great guns
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    The Denali trim that GMC uses to denote its top-of-the-line vehicles was introduced back in 1999, partly as a way to challenge the recently introduced Lincoln Navigator. Fifteen years later, and with GMC the tenth-largest US automotive brand by itself Denali has become a sub-brand that keeps the cash registers ringing at the Renaissance Center HQ. While ...

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    Report: GM tells NHTSA pickup truck electronic glitch is 'inconsequential'
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    General Motors has been enduring some serious problems with recalls recently, and it is hoping to avoid launching another major safety campaign. 200,921 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups are under the microscope due to a rare problem with their instruments, an issue GM calls calls "inconsequential to motor vehicle safety." The Detroit-based ...

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    Official: GM's fullsize SUVs boost highway mileage by nearly 10 percent
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    We met the redesigned 2015 versions of the Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe, and the GMC Yukon and Yukon XL at the 2013 LA Auto Show. Improved gas mileage numbers have been announced to go along with the improved exteriors and interiors, with city mileage improving by seven percent and highway mileage going up by nearly ten percent; you'll now get 16 miles ...

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    Video: Roadkill pits every project car against each other
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    The guys behind Motor Trend's monthly Roadkill series have collected nine of their favorite project cars from their videos and pitted them against each other in a battle royale to determine a winner. It's 44 minutes long, but it's completely worth the investment of time. The cars run the gamut from a 1973 Chevrolet Ramp Truck, a 1975 AMC Pacer and a ...

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    Report: GM readying aluminum-body fullsize pickups
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    Ford's extensive use of aluminum in its 2015 F-150 is a big deal. A really big deal. Big enough, in fact, that General Motors is reportedly changing its fullsize pickup strategy. According to The Wall Street Journal, The General has locked in partnerships with Alcoa Inc. and Novelis Inc. – companies that will supply aluminum for the next-generation ...

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