GM Inside News Forum banner

gmc

  1. GMI Commentaries
    Modern automaker ads are full of flash and emotion, playing with your feelings with puppies growing old or showing off feats of strength not seen since Festivus. But what about the classic ads. When automakers weren't afraid to show you a truck that was doing an impression of a taco, where they...
  2. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Mary Barra will be announcing plans to deepen investments in GM's electric cars on Thursday, according to a report from Reuters. The plan would see GM adding to the $20 billion investment it has already made in electric cars. Although GM has declined to comment, the automaker has been accused...
  3. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Although the automotive world is divided on developing EV-only chassis, GM says its Ultium platform will allow for the very rapid development of further EVs. According to Mary Barra, GM CEO, what the company learned developing the Hummer and the Lyriq will allow it to develop more cars faster...
  4. Global Chevrolet News
    Chevrolet teased it last week, and now it's here: The Multi-Flex tailgate that will be available on the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado. In other news, towing capacity is upgraded. No word on a new interior, though. But look at this fun tailgate! The Multi-Flex can be operated via the key fob or...
  5. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Longer, more spacious, and sporting a newly independent rear suspension, General Motors' 2021 full-size SUV clan is ready to tap pent-up consumer enthusiasm… just as soon as the manufacturer scrubs off the paint-marring insect secretions. It seems the General's big SUVs have run into a...
  6. Automotive Industry & GM News
    We shared a report with you last week suggesting that GM might be looking at creating another brand for electric vehicles. If you were at all curious why the idea might appeal to a company with quite a few EVs already, Hyundai's stock price is an indication of why. Hyundai announced Sunday that...
  7. Automotive Industry & GM News
    General Motors will bring in laid-off workers from other plants to fill a gap in labor preventing it from running three shifts at its Wentzville Assembly plant. The Missouri plant produces full-size and mid-size pickups, demand for which has been high despite the pandemic. But with fears of...
  8. Automotive Industry & GM News
    If you've visited an airport recently, you probably heard on CNN that cases of COVID-19 are on the rise in jurisdictions that largely escaped the earlier wave. Against this backdrop, General Motors came under pressure this week to cease operations at its Arlington, Texas assembly plant. Home to...
  9. Automotive Industry & GM News
    General Motors announced Wednesday that it would lay off 630 hourly workers at its Spring Hill factory in Tennessee. The plant previously employed around 3,700 people. In the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, GM brought the first and second shifts back online, saying it would examine market...
  10. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Public lands between Arches, Canyonlands, and Capitol Reef national parks in Utah are set to be auctioned off this September. The lands are within view of the town of Moab and the national parks that have, for so long, been the heart of off-roading in America. The 110,000 acres are being...
  11. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Speaking on Leadership Live with David Rubenstein, Mary Barra argued that the transition from gas-powered cars to electric ones would happen over the course of many years. Moreover, she predicted that not every car would be electric by 2040. "I think it'll happen over a period of years and...
  12. Automotive Industry & GM News
    GM is launching a multibillion-dollar strategy to get in on the electric commercial vehicle game. The report comes from Automotive News, which sites suppliers familiar with the plans. According to the source, the codename for the van is BV1 and will begin production in late 2021. GM is debating...
  13. GMI Drives
    This drive of GMC's revised for 2020 Acadia was supposed to be a look at its namesake. A tour of the part of Nova Scotia (not to forget Maine, New Brunswick, and PEI) that gave this big crossover its name. To try and see what life was like for the French settlers that started to arrive in 1604...
  14. Automotive Industry & GM News
    General Motors' largest manufacturing facility in North America will soon be powered entirely by the sun, the company announced today. The Spring Hill, Tennessee facility will use 100% solar power by 2022, according to the company. The power will be supplied by the Tennessee Valley Authority...
  15. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Late last year, GM issues a recall on more than 900,000 of its new Sierra and Silverado pickups, globally. Now, a new problem may have arisen as a result of the solution to the first. The Detroit Free Press reports that some 1,600 owners of 2019-2020 Chevrolet and GMC trucks have complained to...
  16. Automotive Industry & GM News
    When GMC first launched the CarbonPro carbon fiber pickup bed, they were confident enough to let an assembled group of journalists beat on it for as long as they wanted. That included assaulting it with cinder blocks, metal poles, a (not-running) chainsaw, and lots of other fun stuff. I beat one...
  17. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Along with the all-new Yukons, GMC has revealed more entries in the AT4 lineup. GMC's premium off-road nameplate is now on double the vehicles it was a week ago, and on all but one of the company's vehicles. AT4, which GMC says doesn't actually mean anything in particular as initials, is the...
  18. Automotive Industry & GM News
    If you saw the press photos from the Middle East showing a regular cab Trail Boss and AT4 and felt jealous, you weren't alone. But we've got good news! Hugh Milne, the Chevrolet Silverado Marketing Director, says you might someday get something similar. Speaking to Muscle Cars and Trucks, Milne...
  19. Automotive Industry & GM News
    A report from the Detroit News says that General Motors is planning to build the electric versions of some of its most popular vehicles at the Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant, according to industry forecast group LMC Automotive. And that plan looks to include the resurrection of the Hummer...
  20. Automotive Industry & GM News
    A collection of cars owned by DC Solar's owners is being auctioned off by US Marshals and it's a real smorgasbord of American muscle. The collection, being sold with the help of Apple Auctioneering, is the largest single-owner collection ever auctioned off by the Marshal Service-I wonder if...
Top