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2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon are going on sale this fall. As soon as they go on sale they will be the most powerful vehicles in the midsized truck segment. The Colorado and Canyon’s available engines are the 2.5L I-4, which has been rated at 200 horsepower (147 kW) and 259 Nm (191 lb-ft) of torque, and the 3.6L V-6, rated at 305 horsepower (224 kW) and 365 Nm (269 lb-ft) of torque. Both vehicles will also provide great trailering capabilities, with the capacity to tow up to 7,000 pounds.
Each engine includes direct injection and variable valve timing. Both powerplants are optimized for the demands of truck use with the latest technology for improving performance and efficiency. Precisely, this includes torque at lower RPMs for better towing and a more confident feeling while pulling a trailer.
2015 GMC Canyon and other GMC vehicles from the same model year will be launched later with added connectivity feature. The owners will be able to stay connected via the OnStar 4G LTE connectivity. Innovative features on the Canyon deliver the opportunity to play games like EA SPORTS Madden NFL 15 online between two stationary vehicles or with others at home. The OnStar with 4G LTE features a built-in Wi-Fi hotspot capable of connecting up to seven devices in or around the vehicle.
In addition, GMC, the Official Vehicle of the NFL, will be featured in EA SPORTS Madden NFL 15 with vehicles and branding appearing during gameplay. For instance, after the big game victory, the game’s MVP will be awarded a 2015 GMC vehicle.
2015 GMC Sierra HD All Terrain is a 4-wheel-drive off-road-inspired vehicle. It has exclusive design and muscular on-road presence. It will be offered on 2500HD and 3500HD double cab and crew cab models, in SLE and SLT trims. In addition, the company is also making an available package for the vehicle – the Z71 Off Road, which includes Rancho twin-tube shocks, hill descent control and a skid plate. Sierra HD is driven by the 6.0L gas engine which comes as a standard. There is an optional Duramax turbo-diesel unit.
The exterior of 2015 GMC Sierra HD All Terrain includes as no-cost-option chrome surround on the grille, exterior graphics, aluminum underbody shields and 8-inch six-spoke chrome cast-aluminum wheels. There are available 20-inch chrome aluminum wheels on the 2500HD.
In order to increase it’s awareness and sales, General Motors has developed an employee personal driving experience sharing program, called The GM Vehicle Plant Tour. According to the sources, in this program employees will be trained at 40 North American plants through a series of personal experiences. Obviously the aim of the company is to offer the company’s vehicles in their employees’ local communities.
Over 40,000 people will take part in this program. The Tour will include monthly stops at important U.S. and Canadian GM plants. Overnight test-drive vehicles will be available. The vehicles included in the campaign are the Chevrolet Equinox, Camaro and Malibu, the Buick LaCrosse, the GMC Terrain and the Cadillac CTS Sport Wagon.
“The hardworking men and women at these plants are focused each day on producing high-quality vehicles,” said Cal Rapson, vice president and director, UAW International. “The UAW is proud to support a program that enlists the help of our members to play an active role in promoting these vehicles in their communities.”
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GMC Urban Utility Concept (mentioned previously as the GMC Granite) is the teaser, released by GM, prior to its debut at the 2010 Detroit Auto Show on Monday. The concept hints at a new segment GMC may venture into to compete with the likes of Kia’s Soul and Nissan’s Cube.
“We’ve designed a new breed of truck that’s as efficient as it is chic, innovative as it is functional,” says Frank Saucedo. “Our goal was to create the next generation of urban mobility, fusing a flexible, functional social space with an urban-box design that’s equally at home at the cabin or the club.”