TITLE

Customers prompt changes to pickups, GM exec says

AUTHOR(S)
Pryweller, Joseph
PUB. DATE
August 1999
SOURCE
Automotive News;8/16/1999, Vol. 73 Issue 5833, p24D
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on General Motors Corp.'s plan to build its first composite plastic pickup box following customers' complaints about the truck's cargo bed. Offer as an option on the Chevrolet Silverado Fleetside truck for the 2001 model year; Research to determine the level of satisfaction with the pickups.
ACCESSION #
2202184

 

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