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No Surprise: GM's next-generation of large SUVs reportedly due by 2013

75th Anniversary Diamond Edition Chevrolet Suburban –Dan Roth

VIDEO: GM GMT900 pickups in motion

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Autoblog Podcast #36

On this week's episode, Damon and I break down what occurred between Mazda and the RX-8 community late last week. We also go over the new GMT900 pickups and how new battle lines are being drawn in the pickup wars thanks to high gas prices. We couldn't let the week go by with talking about Playboy, as well. This month's issue of the men's magazine was chock full bunnies, Rabbits and high-priced exotics. We end the show expressing our lament for another Enzo that has bitten the dust and give our b

Spy Shots: GM's heavy-duty pickups

GM has stated that it will be rolling out the full lineup of Silverados and Sierras early next year, and judging by this spy shot of what looks to be a production-intent Sierra 2500HD, fans of heavy hauling indeed will not have to wait long.

Official GM release of GMT900 pickups surfaces

AutoWeek got its hands on the official press release heralding GM's new pair of GMT900 pickups: the 2007 Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra. Spy shots had already revealed the shape of the Silverado and the latest issue of Motor Trend gave us an in-depth sneak peek, but AutoWeek's got the real deal from the General

2007 Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra details emerge

Though Brenda Priddy revealed the shape of the 2007 Chevy Silverado back in early June, details about the new GMT900 pickups from General Motors have been sparse. The September issue of Motor Trend contains all the deets you'd ever want to know about the General's big pickups, which Cheers and Gears has been nice enough to digitize and upload. However, we rounded up all of the details revealed in the article an

Gas prices a threat to GM turnaround?

To all General Motors executives and news reporters proclaiming the company's new SUVs a rousing success, hold your horses-- at least through the summer. The new GMT900 siblings may be fine vehicles, but gas prices are back up and consumers are starting to feel the pinch again. While full-size SUVs like the Chevy Tahoe and GMC Yukon (pictured) appeal to buyers who would buy an SUV regardless of the state of gas prices, vehicles such like the Chevy Trailbla

GM gives suppliers chance to profit from new truck line

In the world of automotive suppliers, the words "profit" and "General Motors" can seem almost mutually exclusive. The automaker is trying to change that by offering its "preferred" suppliers a chance to cash-in on the GMT900 program, with the top 20 suppliers making somewhere around 5-10% margin on the parts they sell for use on the new full-size trucks and SUVs.

GM drops Yukon prices for 2007

As General Motors moves towards "value pricing," it has announced that the 2007 GMC Yukon will come in at $34,690 including $875 for destination; $890 less than the 2006 model. The XL is $37,790, $840 less than the 2006 model. The Denali, which is the top-of-the-line model in the Yukon stable, comes in at  $47,990 and $50,490 for the XL; $2,070 and $1,220 less than their