GM-Logo-10-21-14DETROIT – 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.”

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WENTZVILLE, Mo. – More than 125 Chevrolet and GMC dealer representatives visited the new home of the Colorado and Canyon midsize pickup trucks recently to personally take delivery of their first orders.

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DECATUR, Ind.
– The Reaper, a performance off-road edition of the 2014 Chevy Silverado pickup, is now available at select General Motors dealerships nationwide. Co-developed by Lingenfelter Performance Engineering and Southern Comfort Automotive, the specialty pickup truck offers drivers enhanced muscular styling, an eye-attracting street presence and amped-up off-road performance.

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With a pair of mountain bikes mounted and a weekend’s worth of gear stowed, Chevrolet’s Colorado Sport concept is ready for adventure. It was unveiled today at the State Fair of Texas, demonstrating the lifestyle-oriented versatility of Chevy’s all-new midsize pickup.

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WENTZVILLE, Mo.
– Cherolet and GMC announced that its two newest entries in the midsize truck segment are one step closer to being on the road, with the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon shipping to dealers today.

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Not long ago, Toyo Tires brought a new off-road tire to the market in the all-new Open Country R/T. We’ve had a chance to put the tire to the test ourselves and came away impressed (check out the review link below). As Toyo notes, the tire is designed for off-road performance blended with on-road comfort. The R/T is essentially made to be more in line with a mud-terrain in terms of off-road performance but more like an all-terrain in terms of being quieter and smoother on the highway than a mud tire.

CalTrend-Seat-Cover-Chevrolet-9-10-14Santa 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.

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DETROIT
– Consumers can customize their brand-new, 2015 Chevrolet Colorado – available at dealers this fall – with a “Build Your Own” tool.

“Our truck lineup is all about giving truck buyers choice,” said Tony Johnson, Colorado marketing manager. “With the Build Your Own site, Colorado customers can equip their truck, request a quote from the dealer and even get a price on their trade-in.”

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General Motors says the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon will offer what it calls segment-leading fuel economy for V-6 midsize pickup trucks, based on EPA fuel economy estimates.

For V-6 pickups with automatic transmissions, which make up the majority of midsize truck sales, GM says the Colorado and Canyon offer highway fuel economy 3 to 5 mpg better than competitors.

A cool sand-sculpted version of the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado was is on display this weekend in downtown San Diego.

A cool sand-sculpted version of the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado is on display this weekend in Downtown San Diego.

Offering visitors to the Downtown San Diego area a sneak peak of its highly anticipated new truck, Chevrolet featured a giant display highlighting its 2015 Chevrolet Colorado models. The all-new 2015 Chevy Colorado is on display this weekend at the 2015 U.S. Sand Sculpting Championships, and Chevy got into the sand-sculpting excitement by having a sand castle version of the Colorado constructed for the event. (If you missed the video of the Colorado constructed of sand, check it out here.)