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MAKE MEETINGS

Buick-GMC planting seeds for market-share growth

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 2, 2015

A boost in production of the hot-selling Encore crossover should help Buick achieve a second straight year of market share gains, dealers were told at the Buick-GMC make meeting in San Francisco. GMC also is looking to gain share, as General Motors' truck brand enters the year with an overhauled lineup of pickups and SUVs, eased production constraints and the tailwind of $2 gasoline.... Read More »

Buick, GMC, riding truck wave, aim for more share gain

8:00 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 24, 2015

Buick and GMC are out to gain U.S. market share again this year by riding momentum in truck and crossover sales.... Read More »

HENRY BROWN, BUICK-GMC NATIONAL DEALER COUNCIL

Strategic tweaks pay off in increased volume, profitability

2:00 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 23, 2015

Buick-GMC dealers have been enjoying the best of both worlds: Higher volume and improved profitability. Recent redesigns of GMC's entire truck portfolio, from the Sierra full-size pickup to the Yukon SUVs to the new Canyon midsize pickup, supercharged profits in 2014. Sales of the trucks padded dealers' new-vehicle gross profits, says Henry Brown.... Read More »

DEALER COUNCIL LEADERS

Buick-GMC dangles dealer incentives

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 19, 2015

General Motors is dangling incentives this year to entice Buick-GMC dealers to operate loaner fleets for service customers and to run business development centers as a way of drumming up more sales.... Read More »

GMC Canyon gets new Nightfall special edition

11:49 am U.S. ET | Jan. 9, 2015

The newly redesigned GMC Canyon already has a new special edition. The Canyon Nightfall will be offered on both two-wheel-drive and four-wheel-drive SLE crew cab models and will come in Onyx Blac... Read More »

GM reaps booming truck, crossover sales for best December since 2007

12:00 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 5, 2015

GM rode surging demand for trucks and a 20-percent-off promotion to a 19 percent jump in U.S. sales last month, its strongest December since 2007.... Read More »

GMC

Focusing on the Canyon

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 5, 2015

GMC's focus this year will be a smooth launch of the Canyon midsize pickup -- introduced last fall -- and to maintain the Sierra's momentum amid Ford's launch of the redesigned 2015 F-150.... Read More »

Autoweek names Volkswagen Golf GTI and GMC Canyon as 2015 Best of the Best

7:50 am U.S. ET | Dec. 16, 2014

Autoweek, the auto enthusiast sister publication of Automotive News, today named the Volkswagen Golf GTI and GMC Canyon truck as its Best of the Best car and truck for 2015.... Read More »

GM’s revamped truck lineup fuels 6% advance

1:45 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 2, 2014

General Motors rode red-hot truck sales and a big month from its Buick-GMC channel to a 6 percent sales increase in November.... Read More »

Longing for the days of Hummer?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 1, 2014

Cheap gasoline, Jeep's rise and surging demand for pricey SUVs have some Hummer dealers and loyalists thinking about what might have been, and have rekindled talk about a new Wrangler fighter from GM.... Read More »

JESSE SNYDER

BLOG: Weep not for pickup makers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 3, 2014

October looked like a happy month for big pickups with sales rising 10 percent, outperforming a strong overall U.S. market. But dig a little deeper and you’ll find pickup manufacturers who are really, really, really happy.... Read More »

GM volume edges up on strong trucks, weak crossovers

12:00 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 3, 2014

GM's pickups and SUVs stayed hot in October, but weaker demand for crossovers and cars resulted in flat overall sales for the month. GM's retail sales fell 2 percent, while deliveries to fleet customers rose 6 percent. Overall, sales totaled 226,819, up 0.2 percent from a year earlier.... Read More »

GMC will take its turn in the spotlight

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 11, 2014

GMC is planning a broad advertising campaign next year, an effort by General Motors to raise the profile of its successful, under-the-radar truck brand. GMC and Buick Vice President Duncan Aldred said he and ad agency Leo Burnett are working on a "big umbrella campaign" that will showcase GMC as a brand that stands for premium, refined trucks.... Read More »

Chevy, Ram pickups surge as Ford waits for F-150

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2014

Chevrolet and Ram are enjoying a golden sales opportunity for full-size pickups.... Read More »

Airbag flaw snags GM pickups

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2014

The high-profile launch of General Motors' new midsize pickup trucks hit an early snag last week as GM told dealers to halt deliveries because of a pending safety recall to fix an airbag wiring defect.... Read More »

THE GM RECALL

GM recall of 379,401 U.S. vehicles includes Cadillac SRX, Chevy Spark

7:56 am U.S. ET | Oct. 3, 2014

General Motors today said it will conduct two more recalls. They cover 524,384 vehicles globally, including 379,401 in the United States.... Read More »

GM halts 2015 Chevy Colorado, GMC Canyon deliveries to fix airbag flaw

10:19 am U.S. ET | Oct. 3, 2014

GM instructed dealers to halt deliveries of the new 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon pickups because of a pending safety recall to fix an airbag defect, just two weeks after shipments began for the high-profile launch.... Read More »

GM deliveries advance 19%; biggest jump in 3 years

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2014

GM's sales rose 19 percent in September, its largest year-over-year gain in three years, to 223,437, with full-size pickups accounting for more than half of the increase. GM's fleet sales rose 30 percent, while its total retail sales increased 17 percent. By segment, retail sales declined 1 percent for GM's lineup of cars and crossovers but surged 48 percent for trucks and SUVs.... Read More »

GMC boss pushing for Denali version of new Canyon pickup

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 29, 2014

None of the new GMC Canyon midsize pickups that began shipping to dealerships this month wears a Denali badge signifying the truck brand's high-end trim line.... Read More »

GM midsize pickups carry heavy load

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 28, 2014

The Chevrolet Colorado can haul 7,000 pounds. But it also must carry the weight of General Motors' entire truck strategy. GM's three-truck approach is among the biggest wagers Detroit has seen in a long time. The entries make GM the only automaker to offer heavy-duty, light-duty and midsize pickups.... Read More »

VW, Ford, GM, Toyota dominate North American Car and Truck of the Year short list

12:05 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 23, 2014

Volkswagen Group of America has four vehicles in the running for North American Car and Truck of the Year awards.... Read More »

GM adding 3rd shift to Chevy Colorado, GMC Canyon plant in Missouri

12:00 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 16, 2014

GM will add a third production shift at a Missouri assembly plant where its new midsize pickups and commercial vans are made. GM last week started output of the redesigned 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon at the factory after a two-year hiatus for the trucks.... Read More »

THE BETTY WHITE OF CROSSOVERS

GM's aging Equinox and Terrain show staying power

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 6, 2014

The current-generation Chevrolet Equinox and sibling GMC Terrain, now entering their sixth year, would normally be prepped for reconstructive surgery by now under a typical product development cycle.... Read More »

GM headquarters wrapped up for GMC during 'Monday Night Football'

2:40 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 5, 2014

The signature element of Detroit's skyline -- GM's Renaissance Center headquarters -- is adorned with a massive GMC advertising wrap for the Detroit Lions' upcoming appearance on ESPN's “Monday Night Football” broadcast.... Read More »

Higher truck deliveries offset GM's weak car volume

12:00 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 3, 2014

GM's August sales were bad for market share but good for the bottom line. GM's deliveries last month fell 1 percent, as booming sales of the company's redesigned pickups and SUVs -- its most profitable models -- were offset by weaker crossover volume and another rough month for Cadillac.... Read More »

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