2021 Chevrolet Suburban parked near home
Trucks & SUVs

Some People Are Really Upset About The 2021 Suburban and Tahoe

They only debuted a couple of days ago and already there are some people really upset about the all-new 2021 Chevy Suburban and Tahoe. As you might have guessed already it’s environmentalists that are voicing their complaints about the larger, heavier SUVs. With climate concerns and global warming becoming more of a concern every day, …

GM Hamtramck Assembly Plant
Trucks & SUVs

All-Electric Sierra and Escalade Ready For 2023

GM has just announced four different electric pickups and vans will be built at its storied Hamtramck assembly plant in Poletown Detroit. They include an electric GMC Sierra pickup truck and Cadillac Escalade SUV. Production at Hamtramck will begin in 2021. Located in Detroit’s “Poletown” Polish community, Hamtramck was slated to stop vehicle assembly this …

Lordstown Plant
Trucks & SUVs

GM Sells Embroiled Lordstown Plant To EV Startup

The Lordstown, Ohio, GM plant that was at the heart of the recent month-long UAW strike has been sold. Lordstown Motors Corp. has purchased the former GM facility. The plant was a large part of the UAW strike this summer. The UAW was ultimately unsuccessful in getting GM to assign another vehicle for production there. …

Ford In China
Trucks & SUVs

Lookout China Ford Wants To Build Pickups There

None of the US pickup truck manufacturers make them in China. Ford would like to change that, but there have to be some changes before it can begin. A Ford-branded truck could be built but it wants China to reverse its restrictions on trucks entering city centers. It does this to limit the already overtaxed …

2020 Chevrolet Silverado Diesel
Trucks & SUVs

Electric Pickup Truck Could Be Part of GM/UAW Deal

The electric vehicle market is growing daily, and the question on everyone’s mind now is, “When will we get an electric truck?” Tesla, Rivian, and Ford are the forerunners in this race and are working on some truly impressive projects.  GM has been flirting with the idea of joining the race by developing either an …

American made car
Cars

UAW Strikes, Potentially Crippling GM

General Motors first United Auto Workers strike in 12 years started this morning, with 46,000 workers set to man picket lines. Additionally, the Teamsters have said they’ll honor the strike in solidarity with their UAW workers and not deliver vehicles to dealerships. So, not only are the plants shut down, nothing will get delivered, which …

Deadly car accident
Cars

Could GM Survive if Ordered to Leave China?

Could General Motors survive if 43% of its business ceased to exist? Could any business survive that kind of hit? It’s a question everyone in the car industry is asking after a series of tweets from President Trump “ordering” American companies to look for alternatives to doing business in and with China.  Then Saturday Trump …

Hybrids & Electrics

GM, VW Say “No Future” in Hybrids

Model cancellations, consolidations, and a march toward electrification are leading car manufacturers to make drastic decisions. Today, the Wall Street Journal announced that both General Motors and Volkswagen are killing off their Hybrid models. For them, it’s either conventional engines or electric — no middle ground. What they’re saying “Our strong preference is to go …

2020 GMC Sierra 2500 HD parked in gravel
Trucks & SUVs

GM Makes Almost All of Its Money on Truck Sales

Loaded Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups, SUVs, crossovers, and a 10.7% profit margin in North American have General Motors executives dancing in the halls of Detroit’s silver silos. The news helped spike GM shares 3.3% to over a one-year high according to Reuters.  “The alarm may be softly ringing for GM to finally reawaken …