GM To Start Dealing With New Truck And SUV Recalls Next Month

GM knows you're nervous out about your new pickup or SUV spontaneously combusting since the announcement of another recall related to catastrophic combustion. While issues haven't been detected in that many trucks, it's taken some wind from the sails of the 2015 Suburban launch. » 3/31/14 10:33am 3/31/14 10:33am

Chevy, GMC Reveal XFE Versions Of Silverado, Sierra, Tahoe And Yukon…

GM's just revealed a whole messload of details on their newest members of the GMT-900-based full-size SUV and truck lineup — the 2009 Chevy Silverado XFE, 2009 Chevy Tahoe XFE, 2009 GMC Sierra XFE and lastly, the 2009 GMC Yukon XFE. What's XFE? It stands for Xtra Fuel Economy and the four relative fuel-sippers join… » 8/12/08 12:01am 8/12/08 12:01am

This Is Our Country, This Is Our Truck...And It Will Be For Quite Some…

General 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"… » 6/19/08 9:20am 6/19/08 9:20am

GM Offers Mind-Boggling $4,000 Incentive On Hybrid SUVs

After a massive 39.5% drop in full-size truck sales last month, the General has decided to follow Ford by upping the incentives on the off-roadin' people-haulers. But not only are they dropping more dollars on the hood of the basic one-powertrain models, they're dropping the same levels of cash on the new two-mode… » 6/10/08 10:20am 6/10/08 10:20am

Knight Rider's Not-So-Surprising Climax, Yukon Smash

For those not wanting to sit through the first 108 minutes of the two-hour Ford commercial that was Knight Rider, we've got the less-than-climactic climax (and no, Lesbian surf FBI agent is not involved in said climax). We don't want to give too much away, but needless to say GMC products did not fair well. If you… » 2/18/08 1:00pm 2/18/08 1:00pm

Celebs To Arrive At Oscars In Style, Also In GM Eco-Friendly Vehicles

This year's Oscar ceremony is going to highlight environmental responsibility, making it different from previous Oscar ceremonies... somehow. While in previous years celebrities were driven to the red carpet in Prius hybrids, this year they'll arrive in GMC Yukon Hybrids, which get significantly worse gas mileage than… » 2/14/08 10:45am 2/14/08 10:45am

GM, UAW Agreement Details Out In Open: C3XX Is The New GMT-900 In 2012

In addition to the news on the discontinuation of discounted AOL service and a small rear-wheel-drive platform named Alpha, there's also news from GM's wide world of pickup trucks. Those pretty brand-spankin' new GMT-900 pickup trucks and SUV's from Chevy and GMC? They've already got a replacement platform, and the… » 9/29/07 11:30am 9/29/07 11:30am

Jalopnik Drives Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid

We recently got a chance behind the wheel of a road-test model 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid. We can now confirm that yes, it is still an SUV as well as being a hybrid. At the heart of the Chevrolet's two-mode hybrid system, developed with BMW and the erstwhile DaimlerChrysler, is a transmission that brings together the… » 8/15/07 5:15pm 8/15/07 5:15pm

GM May Subsidize $10,000 Two-Mode Hybrid Powertrain

Automotive News is reporting the General's new dual-mode hybrid powertrain, which has two electric motors to assist the engine, and is one of what may be up to three new hybrid powertrain systems for the General, costs $10,000. The dual-mode hybrid system is designed to be dropped into the upcoming hybrid versions of… » 7/10/07 8:30am 7/10/07 8:30am