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51Who sold the most heavy-duty pickups in 2012? PickupTrucks.com investigates

Domestic manufacturers enjoyed a good year for heavy-duty pickup sales in 2012. PickupTrucks.com has taken a close look at exactly how those sales broke down between each manufacturer and between three-quarter and one-ton pickups. Ford sold some 67,786 F-250 Super Duty models last year with the Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD falling just behind at 56,359 units. The Ram 2500 HD came in third at 41,918, while the GMC Sierra 2500 HD earned itself fourth place with 27,616 deliveries. While Ford held on

214Silverado HD, Touareg V10 TDI face off in diesel tug-of-war

A couple weeks ago, we watched a Chevrolet Silverado get dominated by a Dodge Ram Heavy Duty in a fullsize pickup tug-of-war, but in that truck's defense, Chevy's Vortec gas engine was no match for the torquey Cummins turbo diesel. For our next round of vehicular tug-of-war, a Duramax-powered Silverado HD takes on Volkswagen Touareg V10 TDI.

39Utah Chevy dealer calls on new pickups to help remodel showroom

Pickup trucks and demolition are like the Reese's Cups in a Manly Man's diet: two great tastes that taste great together. John Watson Chevrolet in Utah whipped up its own treat when it needed to accelerate the deconstruction of its old building, grabbing four Silverado pickups of various specification to do the destructive honors.

37Chevrolet Silverado gets Texas Edition for 2012

General Motors will be offering up a new version of the Chevrolet Silverado HD next year. The Texas Edition Silverado 2500 and 3500 will offer buyers all of the standard equipment associated with LT trim, plus additional interior and exterior flare.

20GMC back atop HD truck towing and payload ratings

Mustang, Camaro and Challenger owners use statistics like 0-60 times and quarter-mile trap speeds to prove why their chosen muscle car is better than the rest. If there's any other segment of the industry where numbers mean everything, it's heavy duty pickups.

49Motor Trend Truck of the Year? The 2011 Chevrolet Silverado HD

GM CEO Dan Akerson being presented Motor Trend's 2011 Truck of the Year award

94Rumble in the Rockies with HD pickups results in lopsided victory for...

Pickuptrucks.com published its Heavy-Duty Shootout over the summer, which the truck-centric site calls the most exhaustive testing of pickups you'll find anywhere (it's true). The title bout of that competition featured Detroit's best diesel-powered three-quarter and one-ton pickups, with the Chevy Silverado HD coming out on top. But while victory was sweet for the Bowtie brand, some Blue Oval fans bemoaned the fact that the Super Duty trucks weren't of the "Job Two" variety. The Job Two trucks

34Videos: Chevrolet releases new "Duramax & Allison" ad campaign to promote Silverado HD

Max and Al see eye-to-eye – Click above to watch the videos after the break

16SEMA 2010: Chevrolet Silverado HD offers rugged, work-ready performance

SEMA Chevrolet Silverado HDs – Click above for high-res image gallery

352010 PickupTrucks.com Heavy-Duty Shootout: And the winners are...

2010 PickupTrucks.com Heavy-Duty Shootout – Click above for high-res image gallery

15GM discovers flaw with HD pickup hill-hold assist, fast-tracks fix

Last week, PickupTrucks.com held one of its periodic load lugger shootouts where it brings together the heavy haulers from General Motors, Ford and Chrysler to see which pickup truck is the top dog. After running acceleration tests at Milan dragway, editor Mike Levine and the crew moved the fleet of nine trucks to the GM Proving Ground in Milford, MI. During towing evaluations on the 7.2 percent hill, Levine discovered an issue on the Chevy Silverado 2500 while the gas-engined 3/4 ton truck was

39GM reconsidering 4.5-liter Duramax diesel for use in HD pickups

2011 GMC Sierra Denali HD – Click above for high-res image gallery

57First Drive: 2011 Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra Heavy Duty trucks set new HD standard

2011 GM HD Trucks - Click above for high-res image gallery

18Video: GM wants you to see a few things about the Silverado HD

2011 Chevy Silverado HD commercial – Click above to watch video after the jump

29GM announces best-in-class towing, payload figures for heavy-duty Silverado, Sierra

2011 Chevrolet Silverado HD – Click above for high-res image gallery

6GM announces pricing on Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra HD models

General Motors has officially announced pricing for the 2011 Chevrolet Silverado HD and the 2011 GMC Sierra HD. Both trucks carry a base MSRP $27,965, though you'll have to tack on an additional $995 destination charge. If you want the 397 horsepower, 765 lb-ft of torque Duramax diesel engine and unstoppable Allison transmission option, GM will politely as you for an additional $8,395. The good news is that despite the powerplant's increase in power and fuel economy, the price has remained uncha

37NHTSA reportedly opens probe into 6.2M GM vehicles over corroded brake lines

It isn't a recall at the moment, but the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is reportedly looking into more than six million General Motors pickups and SUVs over brake line corrosion concerns. According to The Detroit News, the models in question date from 1999 to 2003, and they have been noted in 110 complaints and three alleged crashes due to a loss of braking performance. In 37 of those cases, inspecting dealers have confirmed brake line failures.

27Rumormill: Ford's Power Stroke diesel getting power increase to beat GM Duramax

2011 Ford Super Duty – Click above for high-res image gallery

27Chicago 2010: Hybrid chassis shows differences between old and new Silverado HD

Old and new Chevrolet Silverado HD chassis combined - Click above for high-res image gallery

32Chicago 2010: 2011 Chevrolet Silverado Heavy Duty ups the ante

2011 Chevrolet Silverado HD – Click above for high-res image gallery

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