In the coming months we plan to get behind the wheel of arguably Chevrolet’s most ambitious mid-size truck offering to date, the 2016 Colorado powered by a 2.8-liter turbo-diesel Duramax engine. Even with that new and exciting engine option looming on the horizon, Chevrolet has announced two special edition Colorados that will be offered in the 2016 lineup as well.
Lansing, Mich. – To provide increased safety and comfort for 2011-2015 Chevy/GMC C/K 3500 (two and four wheel drive) commercial chassis trucks when towing or hauling heavy loads, Air Lift Company offers a new LoadLifter 500 Ultimate air spring kit. These fully-adjustable air springs help reduce driver fatigue by improving the ride characteristics of a fully-loaded vehicle, working with the existing suspension to deliver up to 5,000 pounds of load-leveling capacity and improved handling.
DETROIT – For U.S. military veterans waiting for the right time to purchase a GMC truck, crossover or SUV, GMC is expanding the GM Military Discount to all veterans – regardless of separation date – through June 30.
The expanded discount is part of GM Military Appreciation Month, which began May 1. Last year, more than 40,000 active-duty, reserves, retired and veteran service members used the discount to purchase vehicles from eligible GM brands, including veteran Kathryn Scott of Reidsville, Ga. who bought a new GMC Terrain.
MILWAUKEE – GM truck owners can now simplify the workday and improve security with convenient one-key access to multiple locks using the BOLT(r) series of locks by STRATTEC(r) Security Corporation. This patented, breakthrough one-key lock technology is now available to work with the high-security, center-cut key design of the 2015 GM Silverado HD, Sierra HD as well as the 2015 Colorado and Canyon models. BOLT locks are designed to be programmed to a single truck ignition key, with products available to secure trailers, tools and gear, including:
DETROIT – Chevrolet today released a holiday message that Facebook and Twitter users can share to brighten their friends’ days while giving back to their communities through United Way. Chevrolet will contribute $1 to United Way for each share and retweet of Chevrolet’s Facebook post and Tweet of the video up to a total of $500,000.
LOS ANGELES – Chevrolet today introduced the Colorado ZR2 concept – a vision of how Chevrolet could take the all-new midsize truck’s off-road capability to the next level. It also showcases the new 2.8L Duramax diesel engine that will arrive in the Colorado lineup later next year.
Line-X has already enjoyed tremendous success as a franchiser of high-performance spray-on bedliners, but this week at the SEMA Show, the company announced that is expanding its Truck Gear line of aftermarket parts in a unique fashion that stays true to the company’s roots.
DETROIT – Eleven more General Motors facilities have achieved landfill-free status. The running total is 122 manufacturing and non-manufacturing operations spanning Asia, Europe, and South and North America that recycle, reuse or convert to energy all waste from daily operations.
“Our landfill-free movement is part of our culture of continuous improvement embraced by teams globally,” said Jim DeLuca, GM executive vice president of Global Manufacturing. “Not only does it make our operations more efficient and help conserve vital resources, but we’re able to reinvest the money we get from recycling into future vehicles for our customers.”
Santa Ana, CA – CalTrend offers superior quality custom seat covers for 2014 Chevy Silverado 1500 series pickups. These seat covers are precision cut to perfectly fit over the vehicle’s front and rear seats, while providing protection against dirt, moisture and excessive wear. CalTrend seat covers for the 2014 Silverado fit both bucket and split-bench front/rear seat configurations, and include head rest covers, arm rest covers, and feature large seat-back pockets to store personal items.
Using precision computer CAD/CAM systems and superior quality manufacturing techniques, these seat covers fit tight around seat cushions, cup holders, and center consoles. They are also compatible with side airbags and do not interfere with under seat storage compartments. CalTrend custom seat covers are tough and durable, with reinforced seams and resistance to UV light and mildew. Yet, the cushioned foam inner lining provides a soft, comfortable feel that also helps form a perfect fit.
DETROIT – Manchester United will wear its new Chevrolet-branded shirt for the first time during the club’s Chevrolet Cup match against the L.A. Galaxy on Wednesday at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif. To celebrate, Chevrolet today said it would offer a free livestream of the match to fans around the world at www.ChevroletFC.com.