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    Rivian wants to dazzle you with excessive range and dirt-flinging tank turns. Ford wants you to feel virtuous while behind the wheel of an F-150. General Motors wants to crush things beneath the wheels of the monstrous GMC Hummer EV. Lordstown Motors's electric pickup, on the other hand...
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    General Motors CEO Mary Barra told media that the company's first electric pickup truck would go on sale in the fall of 2021. The announcement comes just a month after GM revealed that it would be building a family of premium electric pickups and SUVs at the Detroit-Hamtramck plant that was...
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    If you're looking to spend nearly $400k on a six-wheel Chevy, then Hennessey has the truck for you. Hot on the heels of the company's VelociRaptor 6X6, the team at Hennessey Performance (HPE) felt they needed another six-wheel-drive truck in their stable of exclusive off-road rigs. Called the...
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    If you have an HD pickup from GM, please pay attention. General Motors has issued a recall for certain 2017 - 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 and 3500 heavy-duty pickup trucks, along with GMC Sierra machines of the same model years and weight classes. At issue is a fire risk relating to...
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    Mary Barra wants everyone to know that she - and by extension, her company - has no interest in seeing Ford Motor Company parading around an electric pickup with no competition. Confirming rumblings that General Motors has an EV truck in the works, the company's CEO said in an earnings call...
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    After talks with GM stalled, Rivian has announced a $500 million deal with Ford that would see the Dearborn brand building an electric vehicle on the startup's platform. Rivian impressed the automotive world last year when it introduced its all-electric pickup and SUV. It drew the attention of...
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    Rivian Automotive made a big splash at last year's Los Angeles Auto Show with its fully electric R1T pickup and R1S SUV, and General Motors apparently liked what it saw. According to sources who spoke to Reuters and Bloomberg, GM is interested in acquiring a piece of Rivian's action. The...
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    General Motors' vice president of global strategy, Mike Abelson, recently confessed to the Detroit Free Press that the automaker has spoken with "air taxi" companies about using the carmaker's autonomous and electric vehicle technology to produce flying cars. "There will be some sort of air...
  9. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Production of crew cab and double cab variants of GM's full-size 2019 pickups is already underway, but the automaker won't fully turn off the taps on the older-generation models until after the middle of next year. GM provided a run-down of its pickup production plans Wednesday, assuring those...
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    GM's CEO, Mary Barra, addressed some of the nation's top college students last week and revealed that the company has given electric pick ups a "tiny bit" of thought. Unfortunately, when pressed for followups, Barra declined to comment, but with the advent of EV popularity, it's no surprise...
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    Travel back in time and tell someone that luxury pickup trucks will one day become the auto industry's biggest money makers. They'll laugh, but you'll have the last one. As the Denali sub-brand grows in importance for parent General Motors, the luxo treatment applied to GMC trucks and SUVs has...
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    2018 is on pace to be the worst sales year for cars since 1958. That's not to say, though, that the industry is doing poorly. With SUV and truck sales on the rise, and showing no signs of slowing, passenger cars are an increasingly rare item. In fact, so far, for every car sold in America, two...
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    So diverse are the trim levels available in a modern pickup truck, it wouldn't be shocking to see automakers begin offering a "Scotsman" edition, complete with three-on-the-tree shifter, for buyers accustomed to eating beans out of a can. On the other end of the ladder, surely "Limited,"...
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