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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

11Report: 2011 Chevrolet Silverado HD to debut in Chicago

According to our friends over at PickupTrucks.com, Chevrolet will show off the latest iteration of its Heavy Duty pickup truck at the Chicago Auto Show next month. The 2011 Chevy Silverado 2500 and 3500 (2010 model shown above) are expected to be equipped with a new version of the well-regarded 6.6-liter Duramax diesel V8 engine that will almost assuredly use a urea solution to curb nitrogen oxide emissions. General Motors continues to partner with the diesel experts at Isuzu for the Duramax eng

10Spy Photos: 2010 Chevy Silverado HD

Look quickly, and you'll miss the changes, but GM's got some subtle exterior tweaks in store for its Heavy Duty trucks in 2010. Development doesn't stop even though the practice of using a pickup truck as a commuter car is no longer popular, so GM is plugging away at a new Silverado to avoid being passed up by its competitors.

61Toyota Tundra race team wears bowtie to Texas State Fair

It's during moments like these that you know Toyota wishes it had a heavy-duty version of the Tundra. While the currently-available versions are capable of rescuing shipping containers in distress, and can make like the Millenium Falcon escaping from a giant space slug, they cannot haul the transporter that carries the Tundra race trucks. As our friends at Jalopnik show, at the Texas State Fair, that task is left to the maximum-cojones of a Chevy Silverado 3500 HD. Oh, what a feeling... of humil

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