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GM's next-gen pickup plans force dealers into one of two camps

by Jeff Sabatini (RSS feed) on May 8th, 2012 at 9:28AM

Most General Motors dealers make their living off selling pickup trucks. (That's why when it came time to trim the brands and reorganize under bankruptcy, GMC survived and Pontiac didn't – because Buick dealers needed to have a truck to sell, not a full-size muscle sedan from Australia.) That makes this year a tricky one for dealers, according to Automotive News, as they need to have enough Chevrolet Silverado or GMC Sierra models in stock to get them to the 2013 model year. What makes this quandary different from most years is that GM is readying all-new pickups, meaning that it... Read More

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