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Rare Rides: The Real Dream of the ’70s – a 1975 GMC Sierra Gentleman Jim

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Yesterday, Steph Willems reported on a dealer in the northern province of Minnesota that’s offering a dreamy Seventies stripe package for newer Chevrolet Silverado pickups. The package includes the mandatory stripes, vintage tailgate lettering, and “Cheyenne Super 10” badging.

Collector Classics: 1957 GMC pickup

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Reality TV shows featuring old vehicles get a lot of attention these days: Overhaulin’ Graveyard Carz, Fast n’ Loud, Counting Cars and Vegas Rat Rods to name just a few. So it’s little surprise Surrey residents Nate and Desiree Bestward were excited when the producers of Discovery Channel’s Carspotting showed interest in featuring a makeover of their 1957 GMC pickup.

Lamborghini's SUV, GM's Marketplace, and the Kia Rio 999 Talking Cars with Consumer Reports

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - This week we look at in-car convenience with the new GM Marketplace, give our take on Lamborghini’s super SUV and find out why no one wants to drive our 2018 Kia Rio. We also talk about our GMC Terrain and the tough competition it faces among small SUVs and the new Buick Enclave that's been added to our test fleet.

New Chevrolet Silverado And GMC Sierra Slated To Offer Carbon Fiber Beds

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - General Motors mocked Ford for using aluminum beds in the F-150 and that struck many people as a surprise considering the redesigned Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra were expected to go the same route. However, Autonews and The Wall Street Journal are reporting the upcoming trucks will instead use a mix of lightweight materials including aluminum and carbon fiber.

General Motors Eyes Carbon Fiber Beds for Future Pickups

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - General Motors, the company that ran a campaign criticizing Ford for moving away from steel on its F-Series, is expected to implement carbon fiber in the beds of large pickup trucks within two years.

GM to use carbon fiber in redesigned pickup beds

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - GM plans to use carbon fiber for the beds of its redesigned full-size pickups to improve performance and reduce weight. Carbon fiber is considerably stronger and lighter than steel and aluminum, but it's more expensive.

Next GM Pickups Might Go Carbon Fiber

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The all-new 2019 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra half-ton pickup trucks are due in 2018, and it looks like they might have some interesting innovations to keep them competitive. According to the Wall Street Journal (subscription required), GM is going to use carbon fiber for the truck bed on certain premium-level vehicles to save weight, which will provide better fuel economy.