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GMC Dominates Study's List of Safest Vehicles

If you drive a GMC, a new study indicates that you might be behind the wheel of one of the safest vehicles on the market. The automaker took four of the five top spots in Insure.com's list of best and worst vehicles for preventing passenger injuries, and the data shows that bigger vehicles may be the safest choice in a collision. “The laws of physics are always in play in crashes,” says Russ Rader, spokesperson for the Insurance ... continue reading»

Tags: Safety, Stats and Studies, GMC Sierra 1500, GMC Sierra 2500, GMC Yukon, Porsche Cayenne, GMC Terrain, Model News

Don't Buy... Yet. GM to Introduce 9 New or Updated Buick and GMC Models in the Next Year

If you’ve got a hankering for a new Buick or GMC, you may want to hold off, as General Motors announced that it will roll out “nine new or significantly updated models” in the next year. The 2013 Buick Enclave and GMC Acadia will be the first models out of the gate. Both affordable midsize SUVs will offer updated exterior and interior styling when they go on sale this fall. The 2013 Buick Encore is next up, and GM ... continue reading»

Tags: New Cars, Model Updates, Redesigns, Buick LaCrosse, GMC Acadia, GMC Sierra 1500, GMC Yukon, Buick Enclave, GMC Sierra HD, Buick Regal, Model News, Buick Encore

GM Selling Trucks, SUVs at Costco

Next time you’re at Costco picking up 60 rolls of toilet paper, a gallon of ranch dressing and 50 pounds of sugar, you can also buy a new General Motors truck or SUV to haul your bulk purchases home. Unfortunately, you won’t be able to drive home from Costco in your new GM truck or SUV that day. Buyers will have to visit a participating dealership to take delivery of their new vehicle. New 2011 and 2012 Chevrolet ... continue reading»

Tags: Chevrolet Silverado 1500, Chevrolet Suburban, Chevrolet Tahoe, GMC Acadia, GMC Sierra 1500, GMC Yukon, Chevrolet Traverse, Model News

GM Recalls 2011 Model Year Trucks, SUVs

General Motors is recalling about 7,500 trucks and SUVs from the 2011 model year in two separate recalls. The first involves 6,768 model year 2011 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon trucks due to a possible defect in the transmission shift lever, Inside Line reports. The shift lever could be placed in park, for example, but the truck may not actually be in park, even if the driver removes the key from the ignition. If this happens, the truck ... continue reading»

Tags: Cadillac Escalade, Chevrolet Colorado, Chevrolet Silverado 1500, Chevrolet Suburban, Chevrolet Tahoe, GMC Canyon, GMC Sierra 1500, GMC Yukon, Model News