The Truth About Cars » gmc canyon http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sun, 01 May 2016 16:00:56 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 This Is How GM Design Head Ed Welburn Envisions a Buick Pickup http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/this-is-how-gm-design-head-ed-welburn-envisions-a-buick-pickup/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/this-is-how-gm-design-head-ed-welburn-envisions-a-buick-pickup/#comments Thu, 24 Mar 2016 13:45:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1310770 Would Buick consider producing a pickup truck? Now that the brand’s lineup has been fleshed out to include sedans, SUVs, and a convertible, what’s stopping General Motors from adding a Buick-badged variant to either its midsize or large-truck portfolio? According to Ed Welburn, who oversees global design for GM, there’s a simple answer. “No, I […]

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Would Buick consider producing a pickup truck? Now that the brand’s lineup has been fleshed out to include sedans, SUVs, and a convertible, what’s stopping General Motors from adding a Buick-badged variant to either its midsize or large-truck portfolio? According to Ed Welburn, who oversees global design for GM, there’s a simple answer. “No, I […]

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A Selective History Of Minitrucks, Part Two: The Empire Strikes Back, Then Gives Up http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/selective-history-minitrucks-part-two-empire-strikes-back-gives/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/selective-history-minitrucks-part-two-empire-strikes-back-gives/#comments Tue, 01 Dec 2015 16:00:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1230073 In Part One of this minitruckin’ history, we covered how the Big 3 provided their dealers with “captive import” minitrucks from Mazda, Isuzu, and Mitsubishi during the Seventies. By 1975 or thereabouts, both GM and Ford were convinced that the small-pickup market was not a fad and began digging their own products out of the […]

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In Part One of this minitruckin’ history, we covered how the Big 3 provided their dealers with “captive import” minitrucks from Mazda, Isuzu, and Mitsubishi during the Seventies. By 1975 or thereabouts, both GM and Ford were convinced that the small-pickup market was not a fad and began digging their own products out of the […]

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DIY Recall: Fix Your Fire-prone Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon with Toyota Parts http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/diy-recall-fix-fire-prone-chevy-colorado-gmc-canyon-toyota-parts/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/diy-recall-fix-fire-prone-chevy-colorado-gmc-canyon-toyota-parts/#comments Thu, 23 Jul 2015 15:00:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1122313   The fire-risk blower motor resistor harness has been recalled in the Hummer H3 and owners will start receiving repairs once parts become available. Owners of the Pontiac Solstice and Saturn Sky should be able to use the updated parts as well but will have to pay out of pocket as General Motors has not […]

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  The fire-risk blower motor resistor harness has been recalled in the Hummer H3 and owners will start receiving repairs once parts become available. Owners of the Pontiac Solstice and Saturn Sky should be able to use the updated parts as well but will have to pay out of pocket as General Motors has not […]

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May 2015 Was GM’s Best Month Since 2008, Pickup Trucks Just As Important Now As Then http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/may-2015-gms-best-month-since-2008-pickup-trucks-just-important-now/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/may-2015-gms-best-month-since-2008-pickup-trucks-just-important-now/#comments Tue, 16 Jun 2015 12:00:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1092041 General Motors increased their share of America’s full-size pickup truck market from 35.5% in May 2014 to 38.1% in May 2015. Grabbing hold of an opportunity presented by Ford’s F-150 supply constraints and consequent 10% overall F-Series decline, U.S. sales of the Chevrolet Silverado jumped 11%; GMC Sierra sales increased 4%. The full-size pickup truck […]

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General Motors increased their share of America’s full-size pickup truck market from 35.5% in May 2014 to 38.1% in May 2015. Grabbing hold of an opportunity presented by Ford’s F-150 supply constraints and consequent 10% overall F-Series decline, U.S. sales of the Chevrolet Silverado jumped 11%; GMC Sierra sales increased 4%. The full-size pickup truck […]

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New Colorado And Canyon Are Now Worthwhile Parts Of GM’s U.S. Lineup http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/02/new-colorado-canyon-now-worthwhile-parts-gms-u-s-lineup/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/02/new-colorado-canyon-now-worthwhile-parts-gms-u-s-lineup/#comments Tue, 10 Feb 2015 13:12:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=995770 Although General Motors’ full-size truck twins failed to outsell the Ford F-Series in January 2015, GM still came out on top as the best-selling truck manufacturer in America last month. In the previous five months, the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra had accomplished this feat on their own, outselling the F-Series by 939 units in […]

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Although General Motors’ full-size truck twins failed to outsell the Ford F-Series in January 2015, GM still came out on top as the best-selling truck manufacturer in America last month. In the previous five months, the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra had accomplished this feat on their own, outselling the F-Series by 939 units in […]

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GM Already Adding Third Shift At Mid-Size Truck Plant http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/09/gm-already-adding-third-shift-mid-size-truck-plant/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/09/gm-already-adding-third-shift-mid-size-truck-plant/#comments Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:04:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=913754 GM’s new mid-size pickup trucks aren’t even on sale yet, but the auto maker is already preparing to add a third shift at its Wentzville, Missouri assembly plant, which will result in 750 additional jobs. The third shift will come online in early 2015. GM claims to have received as many as 30,000 dealer orders […]

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GM’s new mid-size pickup trucks aren’t even on sale yet, but the auto maker is already preparing to add a third shift at its Wentzville, Missouri assembly plant, which will result in 750 additional jobs. The third shift will come online in early 2015. GM claims to have received as many as 30,000 dealer orders […]

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Quote Of The Day: The Colorado Pricing Paradox http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/08/quote-day-colorado-pricing-paradox/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/08/quote-day-colorado-pricing-paradox/#comments Wed, 06 Aug 2014 14:40:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=883298 The pricing announcement for GM’s mid-size trucks raised a big question at TTAC – namely, how are they supposed to compete with GM’s full-size trucks when there are such hefty rebates already available? Reader dwford commented “My 2014 GMC Sierra SLE Double Cab 4×4 with Z71, leather, 18″ wheels, auto climate control, heated seats, 5.3L […]

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The pricing announcement for GM’s mid-size trucks raised a big question at TTAC – namely, how are they supposed to compete with GM’s full-size trucks when there are such hefty rebates already available? Reader dwford commented “My 2014 GMC Sierra SLE Double Cab 4×4 with Z71, leather, 18″ wheels, auto climate control, heated seats, 5.3L […]

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Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon Pricing Announced http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/08/chevrolet-colorado-gmc-canyon-pricing-announced/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/08/chevrolet-colorado-gmc-canyon-pricing-announced/#comments Tue, 05 Aug 2014 21:18:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=883042 GM announced pricing for their mid-size trucks, with the Chevrolet Colorado starting at $20,995 and the GMC Canyon starting at $21,880. Those sticker prices are ostensibly for a base, 2WD extended cab with a 6-speed manual transmission. Crew cab versions with V6 power and 4WD will cost more, with GM telling the media “…the Colorado LT […]

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GM announced pricing for their mid-size trucks, with the Chevrolet Colorado starting at $20,995 and the GMC Canyon starting at $21,880. Those sticker prices are ostensibly for a base, 2WD extended cab with a 6-speed manual transmission. Crew cab versions with V6 power and 4WD will cost more, with GM telling the media “…the Colorado LT […]

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Chicago 2014: Deep Dive with the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/02/chicago-2014-deep-dive-with-the-2015-chevrolet-colorado/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/02/chicago-2014-deep-dive-with-the-2015-chevrolet-colorado/#comments Thu, 06 Feb 2014 10:54:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=734601 A few short hours ago, I was in McCormick Place with a handful of auto journalists and GM’s 2015 Chevy Colorado team. It was a lucky break- a last-minute invitation to meet with some GM brass before the hectic onslaught of the 2014 Chicago Auto Show’s press days and ask them the questions that my […]

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A few short hours ago, I was in McCormick Place with a handful of auto journalists and GM’s 2015 Chevy Colorado team. It was a lucky break- a last-minute invitation to meet with some GM brass before the hectic onslaught of the 2014 Chicago Auto Show’s press days and ask them the questions that my […]

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2015 GMC Canyon Revealed http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/01/2015-gmc-canyon-revealed/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/01/2015-gmc-canyon-revealed/#comments Sun, 12 Jan 2014 17:10:33 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=696777   So, it’s mechanically identical to the Colorado. But it comes in brown.

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  So, it’s mechanically identical to the Colorado. But it comes in brown.

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Chevy Gives Us An Idea Of The Size Of The New Colorado Ahead Of LA Reveal http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/11/chevy-gives-us-an-idea-of-the-size-of-the-new-colorado-ahead-of-la-reveal/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/11/chevy-gives-us-an-idea-of-the-size-of-the-new-colorado-ahead-of-la-reveal/#comments Wed, 13 Nov 2013 10:30:22 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=649650 Having already launched the all new fullsize 2014 Silverado & GMC Sierra pickups and 2015 Heavy Duty versions of those trucks this year, General Motors is turning its attention to midsize trucks as it gets ready to reveal the Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon later this month at the Los Angeles Auto Show. GM has […]

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Having already launched the all new fullsize 2014 Silverado & GMC Sierra pickups and 2015 Heavy Duty versions of those trucks this year, General Motors is turning its attention to midsize trucks as it gets ready to reveal the Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon later this month at the Los Angeles Auto Show. GM has […]

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GM Will Introduce Two Mid-Size Pickups For 2015 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/04/gm-will-introduce-two-mid-size-pickups-for-2015/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/04/gm-will-introduce-two-mid-size-pickups-for-2015/#comments Wed, 03 Apr 2013 15:48:55 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=483445 GM will have two new mid-size pickups out in 2015, just in time to steal the spotlight from the all-new Ford F-150. And according to TTAC Commenter and GM exec Mark Reuss, the two trucks should have fairly different missions. Speaking to the Detroit Free Press, Reuss said that the Chevrolet pickup will be a […]

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GM will have two new mid-size pickups out in 2015, just in time to steal the spotlight from the all-new Ford F-150. And according to TTAC Commenter and GM exec Mark Reuss, the two trucks should have fairly different missions. Speaking to the Detroit Free Press, Reuss said that the Chevrolet pickup will be a […]

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