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Chevy Silverado Narrows Ford F-Series Lead in February Pickup Sales

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Ford sold 65,956 F-Series pickups in February, topping sales of General Motors's Chevy Silverado by 15,452 units. Adding in sales of the GMC Sierra, GM outsold Ford in the pickup wars by just 2,166 units. Ford pickup sales rose 8.7% year over year in February, compared with a rise of 17.1% in Silverado sales and a rise of 15.9% in Sierra sales. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V.’s Ram pickup sales rose 5% year over year to 39,046 units sold in February.

2017 GMC Sierra HDs Gain Power With New Duramax

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Towing a 26-foot, 9,600-pound Jayco Eagle HT fifth-wheel trailer up the twisting 8 percent grade between Paradox and Telluride, Colo., can put a strain on a pickup truck as the elevation closes in on 10,000 feet. But behind the wheel of the 2017 GMC Sierra 3500 Denali dually I recently drove, the travel trailer barely affected driving performance, requiring little more than a light touch of throttle to maintain speed.

Horse Show Review of the GMC Yukon Denali

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Like many large SUVs, the GMC Yukon Denali is often accused of being a mall crawler – the kind of vehicle that never does any real work while in the hands of “soccer moms” – so with the help of my wife and her champion horses, I spent a weekend putting the plush GMC SUV through the paces of a grueling horse show weekend.

Tons Of Chevrolet Silverados Are Missing Their Tailgate Handle Bezels And It's Driving Me Nuts

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - First generation Chevrolet Silverados and GMC Sierras, built between model years 1999 and 2007, are plagued with a terrible disease: their tailgate handle linkages are made of the cheapest plastic known to humankind, and as a result, thousands of these trucks drive around with gaping holes in their rear ends.

What Does General Motors’ Trucks Have That the Other Domestics Don’t? Huge Incentives

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The pickup is as much of a stereotypical American icon as gun ownership and throwing things away. Last year was a particularly good one for trucks, with Ford F-Series sales reaching pre-recession volume and a 10-year high and Ram recording a seventh year of growth.

GM’s New Duramax Diesel Whisper Quiet

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Test Drive The re-engineered 6.6L pushrod diesel V-8, now available in ’17 GMC and Chevrolet HD pickups, is nearly vibration-free at idle and during steady-state cruising. It tows big loads with aplomb, even on treacherously steep, narrow winding roads.