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Saturnized GMC Acadia Limited Production Scheduled To End Next Week

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - If you’re set on owning a GMC crossover, but the 2017 Acadia and its midsize proportions aren’t for you, time is ticking. Unknown to many, the previous-generation GMC Acadia - which adopted the discontinued Saturn Outlook's body when it was refreshed in 2013 - is still in production at the Lansing Delta Township assembly plant with the name “Acadia Limited“. However, GMC has confirmed production will be ending next week of the full-size CUV. The brand did not give us a set date but did say the production will cease by the end of the first quarter. Quarter one ends March 31, 2017.

Thise 1967 GMC Fleetside Has the Right Look Thanks to Subtle Updates and a Cool Stance

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - When you think of the age-old phrase “like a kid in a candy store” it’s easy to place it in a million different perspectives, depending on what the subject matter might be. For Howard Smith of Dover, Pennsylvania, it certainly applies to his youth growing up since in the ’50s-’60s his family lived only 1 1/2 miles from the legendary York US30 Dragway.

2 Millionth Duramax Diesel Engine Rolls off the Line

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - General Motors, DMAX Ltd., and I.U.E.-CWA Local 755 employees today celebrated the build of the 2 millionth Duramax 6.6L V-8 turbo-diesel engine. Groundbreaking for the new DMAX plant began in 1998, with the first engine rolling off the line July 17, 2000. Since then, Duramax engines have won multiple awards and built a reputation for impressive power and durability. Today, DMAX makes the Duramax diesel engines for heavy-duty Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks. Duramax engines also power some Navistar commercial trucks, Gale Banks vehicles and even marine applications.

Rare Rides: Is This 1988 GMC S15 Jimmy Worth $15,000?

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - There was a time when just about every day of the week you’d see one (or several) S10/S15 Jimmy/Blazer examples driving around, doing middle-class America things because the Explorer didn’t exist yet. But on account of salt, rust, neglect, and the general “use it up” that happens to trucks in this country, that time is no The post Rare Rides: Is This 1988 GMC S15 Jimmy Worth $15,000?

GM plans digital signage push across U.S. dealerships

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - GM plans to make digital signage part of its dealership facility requirements for the first time, starting next year. The signage will tailor marketing messages for Chevrolet, Buick and GMC stores.

2017 GMC Canyon Denali: Full Review

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - When the redesigned GMC Canyon entered the mid-size pickup truck segment for model-year 2015, GMC's Denali trim level in the half-ton and heavy-duty pickup segments was recognized as one of the most well-equipped and expensive pickups in those classes. The Denali name is synonymous with sumptuous style and abundant features, and for 2017 GMC adds the Denali trim to the Canyon lineup.

910-lb-ft Torque Warrior: 2017 GMC Sierra HD Driven

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - With their immense towing and hauling abilities, heavy-duty pickup trucks are trickier to evaluate than, say, a Porsche Boxster. Renting a racetrack or rocketing down our favorite back road is pretty straightforward, but we don’t always have a 40-foot horse trailer or a spare bulldozer to lug around, let alone the commercial driver’s license that such a load can require.

Lexus, Buick Lead the Way in Customer Satisfaction

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The luxury brand average this year is 859, with Lexus topping the segment with a score of 874. Audi (869), Lincoln (868), Porsche (867) and Cadillac (865) round out the top five. Only four luxury brands performed below the average: BMW (852), Acura (836), Volvo (836) and Land Rover (828). For mass market brands, Buick led the way with a score of 860. The mass market brand average was 807, with nine automakers below average. At the bottom of the list this year is Mazda (784), Dodge (771), Ram (755), Jeep (753) and Fiat (739). Joining Buick at the top is MINI (850), GMC (837), and Chevy (829).

2017 GMC Savana Review

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The 2017 GMC Savana represents the last of a decades’-old van design, one with a proven history of reliability and versatility, but whose time has probably come. The problem isn’t that the Savana van can’t haul loads of cargo and tools, rather it pales when compared to newer vans like the Ford Transit and Mercedes-Benz Metris.

2017 GMC Acadia: Video Review and Road Test

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The 2017 GMC Acadia is all-new and rides on a shorter wheelbase than its predecessor. It still offers 3-row versatility in its more compact footprint, but GMC has decided to take a different tack than the larger Chevrolet Traverse and Buick Enclave, which shared the same platform as the previous generation Acadia.