Truck Talk

2015 Chevrolet and GMC Pickups, SUVs to Offer 8-Speed Transmission

This week, Chevrolet and GMC have confirmed a new eight-speed automatic transmission will be standard on 2015 Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra and GMC Yukon Denali/Yukon XL Denali models equipped with the 6.2L EcoTec3 V-8. The GM-developed Hydra-Matic 8L90 eight-speed is approximately the same size and weight as the Hydra-Matic 6L80 six-speed automatic. Its 7.0 overall gear ratiospread is
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2014 Chevrolet Silverado – Truck of the Year at North American Auto Show, Among Others

by Jake Bennett – While Chevrolet once lagged in auto sales, and critics argued that American car companies had lost their dominance to foreign imports, the company was not ready to fold. In fact, Chevrolet has come out of the gate, in the last few years, ready to take off full speed. They have produced several vehicles that have won over the hearts of critics and consumers alike, and
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Why Use Commercial Tires On Your Pickup Truck?

by Reid Martens If you’re planning on buying new tires for your pickup truck you need to read this article. We’re going to look at how commercial tires can be used on standard pickups, why you might want to use them and how to decide whether or not it’s the right choice. The Big 3 automakers – Dodge, Ford and Chev – are all making some pretty powerful medium- and
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