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First Drives2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Elevation: What, Only Four Cylinders?
While the idea of a turbocharged six-cylinder engine in a full-size pickup would have seemed ludicrous just a few years ago, it is now common practice for manufacturers. GMC even went a step further with a turbo engine that only has four cylinders. It’s the first such application in the …
First Drives2019 GMC Sierra 1500 AT4: Apocalypse Machine
SAN DIEGO (California) – Let’s be honest here, the 2019 GMC Sierra AT4 is not a direct competitor to the Ford F-150 Raptor. And the day Ram introduces its Rebel TRX pickup, it’ll apparently be powered by a Hellcat engine, which means it’ll be even meaner. But that doesn’t prevent …
Comparative TestsFull-size Pickup Comparison Test: Battle Royale
In Canada and in the United States, full-size pickup trucks are bread-and-butter vehicles for Ford, General Motors and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. The Ford F-Series largely dominates on the sales charts, followed by the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra —when added together—and the Ram Pickup . In our country, these four …
First Drives2019 GMC Sierra 1500: Finally Different
ST. JOHN’S, Newfoundland – Alright, so, the 2019 GMC Sierra, how is it? As you may remember, we recently drove its mechanical cousin, the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 . We were pleased with it, calling it an ingenious truck, even though it deserves a better cabin design and a more …
Spotlight on2019 GMC Sierra 1500: We’re Driving it This Week
After driving the all-new, 2019 Chevrolet Silverado in Wyoming, it’s only fitting for us to get behind the wheel of its mechanical cousin, the 2019 GMC Sierra. We’ll be in Newfoundland this week for its Canadian launch. Carbon Fibre and Added Luxury Among the three American titans currently selling half-ton …
Test Drives2018 GMC Terrain: a Loveable, but Expensive SUV
If a few years, half the country could be driving around in subcompact and compact SUVs, so there’s a lot of potential for every automaker. Some are more popular than others, though, and the rest must rely on innovative features or an alluring price tag to get some extra attention.
Spotlight on2019 GMC Sierra: Unveiled This Week!
The Car Guide will be heading to Detroit this week to attend the unveiling of the completely redesigned 2019 GMC Sierra 1500. After presenting the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado at the Detroit Auto Show in January, it’s the GMC pickup’s turn to get modernised. We’re obviously expecting many similitudes between the …

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News250,000 GM Trucks Under Investigation by Transport Canada
People shopping for a used full-size pickup or SUV from General Motors need to be aware of an investigation that Transport Canada has opened earlier this month after receiving reports of braking issues. More specifically, around 249,700 vehicles are being probed for what could be a safety-related defect. Affected models …
NewsGM Increases Production; More Trucks are Coming
Demand for pickup trucks is showing no signs of fading. And even though General Motors’ Flint Assembly plant in Michigan currently operates three shifts, the automaker yesterday announced a $200 million CAD to increase production of the all-new Chevrolet Silverado HD and GMC Sierra HD heavy-duty pickups, which begin shipping …
NewsGM May be Planning a Wrangler-style SUV After All
Those who felt disappointed when the Chevrolet Blazer returned to the market as a sporty, urban-type SUV with limited off-road skills may just have to wait a bit longer. As it turns out, General Motors could be preparing a brand new SUV to take on the leader in that field: …
New Models2020 GMC Sierra 1500 Gets Key Powertrain and Towing Updates
Light-duty pickup manufacturers are engaged in a cut-throat battle and they simply cannot rest. Take the GMC Sierra 1500 for example. Completely redesigned for 2019 with the industry-first MultiPro tailgate, it is getting a series of updates just a year later. For starters, the 2020 Sierra 1500 will be available …
NewsGM’s Full-size SUVs to be Redesigned for 2021
Most of the talk surrounding General Motors’ SUVs these days involves the all-new Cadillac XT6 and Chevrolet Blazer , not to mention the planned return of the Trailblazer in Canada. But what about the automaker’s full-size rigs? Let’s just say they haven’t made headlines in a long time. It looks …
NewsGM Invests $170 Million to Save 300 Jobs in Oshawa
Ever since General Motors announced that it would kill six models and close the Oshawa plant at the end of 2019, negotiations have been under way to hopefully protect part of the workforce. Well, there’s good news: GM Canada and the Unifor union announced this morning that they have reached …
RecallsEngine Block Heater Problems on Several Ford and GM Pickups
The long winter is finally over and the weather is now quite nice in most parts of the country. Ironically, in the past few days, both Ford and General Motors announced a recall on their full-size pickups due to engine block heater problems. Let’s start with the Blue Oval, where …
ElectricIt’s Official: GM Will Have its Electric Pickup, Too
Despite its refusal to partner with EV start-up Rivian, which recently got a $500 million investment from Ford to develop a new electric pickup, General Motors is looking ahead. And the automaker’s future will include a battery-electric truck, CEO Mary Barry has confirmed. She didn’t provide much information, however. We …

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Review: 2017 GMC Acadia
Graeme says the previous Acadia was left withering on the vine for too long. This week he gets a chance to sample the new generation. For more stories about the 2017 GMC Acadia, hit the link - http://www.guideautoweb.com/en/makes/gmc/acadia/2017/ (This segment originally aired on Motoring TV 2017 Episode #8) …
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Review: 2017 GMC Acadia
Bigger is not always better. So says General Motors as it launches its new GMC Acadia. This segment is hot and GM wanted the Acadia to stand out when it comes to design,. With that in mind we had the opportunity to meet the chief designer. (This segment originally aired …
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Review: 2016 GMC Canyon Diesel
The 2016 GMC Canyon Diesel, a truck that, according to Motoring TV's Howard Elmer, puts the Canadian market on par with the rest of the truck world. Why? Well it's simple. "While this combination of small diesel in a midsize truck is new in North America," Elmer says, "It's what …
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2015 GMC Sierra takes on motocross
While the GMC Sierra may not seem like a perfect fit for downtown Toronto, that was the starting point for a bit of a unique adventure for Motoring TV. With the keys to a 2015 GMC Sierra in hand, some of Motoring TV's young guns journeyed north to have a …
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Review: 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon
When General Motors, Ford and Chrysler jumped ship on the midsize pickup segment a few short years ago, they left Nissan and Toyota to fight over nearly 300,000 annual sales. It didn't take the folks at GM long to see the error in their ways, however. The result? The 2015 …