This Is Our Country, This Is Our Truck...And It Will Be For Quite Some TimeAndrew Stoy6/19/08 9:20amFiled to: Industry News2011 Chevy Silverado2012 Chevy Silverado2013 Chevy SilveradoChevrolet SUVChevrolet SilveradoChevrolet TruckChevy SUVChevy TruckG. Richard WagonerGmGM Product PlanGM Product PlanningGM SUVGM TruckGMC SierraGMC SUVGMC TruckNew Chevrolet SilveradoNew GMC SierraRichard WagonerSuvDodgeF-150F150General MotorsRAMSierraSilveradoSuburban37EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkGeneral Motors is planning to extend the current product cycle on its full-size trucks and SUVs, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. New designs had been expected to come in time for the 2012 model year. However GM spokesperson Tom Wilkinson told the Journal that GM was "looking at the whole product portfolio" in an effort to bring more fuel-efficient vehicles to the U.S. market. While the change in product planning should free up much-needed R&D funds, there's little doubt the lukewarm launch of the latest Toyota Tundra and the gas prices-induced slow-motion 2009 Dodge Ram and 2009 Ford F-150 launch train-wrecks influenced top brass at the Ren Cen.