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2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Test Drive

Carrying over the majority of the styling from the 2014 model year, there are slight variations between the 2014 and 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. New for 2015 Chevrolet Silverado LT models are body color side mirror caps replacing the chrome units found last year. In the spirit of more chrome deletion, the previous model year’s chrome door handles have been replaced with body color units as well. The boxy, upright appearance of the Chevrolet Silverado gives the truck a personality not easily confused with other makes. The current Silverado pays…

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Official: Chevrolet Silverado Rally Editions revealed to spice up the selection

Chevrolet decided to stylize their Silverado offerings a little bit by providing buyers with some special edition pickups. They’re called the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado Rally Editions and can only be had in double-cab and crew-cab form. Much like other stylistic appearance packages, these special edition models come with a range of visual upgrades from the factory and some extra standard options. It can be had in three forms: Rally 1 Edition, LT Rally 1 Edition, and LT Rally 2 Edition. The Rally 1 Edition starts with a Silverado LS and…

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Official: 2015 Chevrolet and GMC Pickups and SUVs get eight-speed auto

General Motors officially announced that Chevrolet’s and GMC’s pickup and SUV lineup will receive the brand’s latest eight-speed automatic when equipped with the General’s latest 6.2L EcoTec3 V8, not the standard 5.3L unit. The GM-sourced and developed Hydra-Matic 8l90 is the same size and weight as the outgoing Hydra-Matic 6L80 unit with a overall wider gear spread, providing a higher first-gear ratio for a more confident start when owners are towing or hauling stuff. It also allows the engine to rev lower at highway speeds for better fuel economy. As…

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Report: General Motors to update Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra for 2015

The Detroit News reports that General Motors will be issuing a sort of emergency update for the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra for the 2015 model year to keep the pickups fresh and competitive. This in a grave effort to continue be a viable alternative to Ford, who recently turned the tides with their aluminum-bodied F150. The outlet spoke with an  “executive engineer,” where they learned a slew of revisions will occur year after year for the pickups. This decision was made after the current Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups experienced a rather slow…

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Official: Chevrolet reassures their cars are resilient to potholes amid a tumultuous winter w/ video

We’re certain there are a fair amount of you who are sick and tired of the poor road conditions created by the tumultuous winter season that North America recently experienced in the past few months–this nonetheless has translated into acres of potholes, or craters, depending on where you live. For those of us at AutoNation who are stuck in the more northerly states, this is very much prevalent. And to reassure that their cars are built to withstand the unsuspecting trouble that potholes can induce, Chevrolet officially shared how they…

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