Medium-duty forecast keeps weakening
- MAKING MULTIPLES THANKS TO FRAME ARCHITECTURE. // Automotive Design & Production;Jul2003, Vol. 115 Issue 7, p23
Discusses the benefits of a body-on-frame architecture used by light trucks. Advantages of the truck body architecture; Information on the General Motors GMT 800 platform.
- GM reveals new trucks, options. // Trailer / Body Builders;Jul2004, Vol. 45 Issue 9, p70
Introduces the Silverado/Sierra, a chassis cab version of the mid-size Colorado and Canyon, and a hybrid-power pickup from General Motors. Features of the trucks; Model designations for the Allison 1000 automatic transmissions; Changes made in the C and T Series of General Motors.
- Light truck production is GM's third joint-venture in China. // Automotive Manufacturing Solutions;Nov/Dec2009, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p16
The article announces that General Motors (GM) will manufacture light trucks in China as part of a 50/50 joint venture with First Automotive Works (FAW) Group. Dubbed as the FAW-GM Light Duty Commercial Vehicle, the joint venture will be the company's third joint-venture with a local vehicle...
- GM raises light-truck build again. // Automotive News;2/21/1994, Vol. 68 Issue 5539, p18
Reports on General Motors (GM) plan of adding nearly 200,000 light trucks to its production schedule for 1995. Production of more Chevrolet and GMC full-sized G-vans in the Flint, Michigan truck plant starting May 1, 1994; Operations in other plants to meet production goal.
- Future role of Arlington is uncertain. Jackson, Kathy // Automotive News;9/22/1997, Vol. 71 Issue 5732, p6
Reports on production at General Motors' (GM) Arlington truck plant. Conversion of the plant in 1997 to give GM added truck capacity; Lack of product scheduled at the plant after the 1999 calendar year; Speculation that GM believes the boom in full-sized trucks and sport-utility vehicles is...
- A truck for everyone. Vaughn, Mark // AutoWeek;06/08/98, Vol. 48 Issue 24, p18
Presents information on automobiles manufactured by General Motors Corporation (GMC) and Chevy company. Features of the GMC trucks; Description of the frame; Details on the suspension and steering.
- A look ahead. // Fleet Owner;Jul2010, Vol. 105 Issue 7, p48
The article reports on the move of General Motors Corp. to increase the commercial content of its cargo vans, cutaway vans and heavy duty pickups as a response to the increasing demand for light-duty trucks.
- GM stuffs cash cows with new equipment. Guilford, Dave // Automotive News;7/1/2002, Vol. 76 Issue 5991, p6
Reports the addition of features in General Motors Co. U.S. light trucks. Dual-zone climate control in pickups and three-zone systems in extended cabs and sport-utilities; Addition of dual-state airbags; Passenger seat airbag deactivators for a small adult, child or infant seat; Heated,...
- GM to stop building medium duty trucks. Krisher, Tom // North Texas Automotive Report;Jul2009, Vol. 11 Issue 10, p3
The article reports on the plans of General Motors Corp. to stop building medium duty trucks by the end of July 2009 in Detroit, Michigan.