When discussing the durability of the battery in the Hummer EV, GM engineers cited various strength-adding characteristics designed to defend the SUV's lifeblood from obstacles. Speaking to the integrity of the battery's armor, it was said that to pierce it you would have to drop the entire Hummer onto a hardened-steel spike.
Bilstein has teamed up with motocross rider and off-road racing driver Brian Deegan, who will represent the company and advance the development and promotion of a new line of UTV shocks.
Decked, a company specializing in utility vehicle storage and organization, acquired CargoGlide, a producer of sliding truck-bed accessories. Expect the partnership to yield more smooth-gliding solutions for stowing gear in your vehicle.
Full-size van sales numbers haven't dried up in 2022, but they took a notable dip compared to Q1 of 2021. Ford Transit, Ram Promaster, Chevy Express, and Ford E-Series numbers all slipped by about 33 percent from last year.
Rivian built 2,553 vehicles in Q1 of 2022 and delivered 1,227. The EV startup's goal is to produce 25,000 vehicles by the end of 2022.
Ford, Ram, and Chevy make up the top-performing brands for truck sales in Q1 of 2022. Ford moved 140,701 full-size pickups against Ram's 127,116 and Chevy's 121,107.
Midsize truck numbers are in, too. The Chevy Colorado sold 21,693 units in Q1, but the all-new 2022 Nissan Frontier was more popular. The redesigned truck saw a 107.8-percent growth over last year's numbers, selling 22,405. The top seller went to the Toyota Tacoma, which sold 53,182 units.
The first-ever 2023 Chevy Silverado Police Pursuit Vehicle is reporting for duty. It wasn't the truck's 5.3-liter V-8/ten-speed combo, the blaring sirens, or even the better-than-the-Silverado-Trail-Boss ground-clearance figures that grabbed our attention—it was the brakes. Six-piston Brembo front calipers grip 16-inch rotors to help the truck negotiate high-stakes pursuit situations.
Are Australians paying $245,000 (or $180,000 USD) for right-hand-drive Ram 1500 TRX pickup trucks?
Bridgestone Corporation was recognized with General Motors' 30th Annual Supplier of the Year Award.