Chevrolet Silverado

ROAD TRIP: Chev Silverado on the road to the Arctic

Few vehicles are brave enough to take the new Inuvik-Tuktoyaktuk Highway

The Inuvik-Tuktoyaktuk Highway, which opened last year, is 137 km of gravel and sand that heads from Inuvik to the little community on Canada’s north coast. Read More

Automotive Reviews Car Travel New Cars Oct 1, 2018, 10:30 PM

GALLERY: All 30 traditional hybrids on sale in Canada

Looking to save fuel but not ready to plug in? Here are all traditional hybrids available in Canada Read More

Fuel Economy New Cars Sep 16, 2018, 2:30 AM

FIRST DRIVE: 25 features of the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado

Subtle and rational changes are the focus in reworked full-sized pickup Read More

New Cars Automotive Reviews Aug 17, 2018, 12:55 PM

GM pickups make advancements in beds

Chev Silverado, GMC Sierra get largest, most-functional beds in segment Read More

New Cars Auto Industry Aug 1, 2018, 10:30 PM


Nearly 570,000 vehicles recalled in Canada in May

490,000 Fiat Chrysler vehicles recalled for cruise control problem Read More

Car Safety Car Care Jun 4, 2018, 2:30 AM

Work trucks put on a show in Indianapolis

Truck debuts shun the lights of Geneva for the heartland of America

Among the large rigs from companies such as Navistar and Kenworth, are light truck introductions from Chevrolet, Ford, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan and Ram. Read More

Auto Shows Commercial Vehicles Mar 8, 2018, 1:00 AM

GM teases new Chevrolet Silverado at owner event

New from ground up pickup will be unveiled at Detroit auto show

Next-generation full-size pickup highlighted by leading edge design, as were its predecessors, and enhancements to driving performance and capabilities. Read More

Auto Shows New Cars Dec 16, 2017, 11:20 AM

Over 120,000 vehicles recalled in Canada in September

Total of 16 actions affect 25 models from 14 different brands

Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, GMC, Hyundai, Infiniti, Jeep, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Mitsubishi, Porsche, Ram and Volkswagen all have models affected. Read More

Car Safety Oct 3, 2017, 9:35 PM


26 models recalled in Canada in August

Canadian recalls issued for 14 brands and a total of 44,165 vehicles

Issues include engines and transmissions, airbags and seatbelt systems, steering systems and chasses, labelling and owner's manuals, and fuel systems. Read More

Car Safety Sep 4, 2017, 9:30 PM

Over 388,000 vehicles recalled in Canada in July

Total of 21 actions involve 59 models from 17 different makes

Issues affect concerns over software glitches to airbag inflators, from alternators to power steering modules, from transmission mapping to fuel lines. Read More

Car Safety Aug 4, 2017, 9:40 PM

GM named in diesel cheating lawsuit

Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra HD pickups accused of using defeat devices

Plaintiffs claim their Duramax pickups emitted pollutants two to five times higher than allowed limits, confirmed through independent on-road testing. Read More

Auto Industry Green Cars May 27, 2017, 10:30 PM

Should you buy a used Chevrolet Silverado/GMC Sierra truck?

2007-13 Chevrolet Silverado/GMC Sierra 1500 were a big step forward in GM truck design

GM sweat the details to remove the “truckiness” but not the functionality of the 2007-2013 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra full-size pickups. Read More

Used Cars Automotive Reviews Car Buying Dec 15, 2016, 4:15 AM


Ram 1500 claims Canadian Truck King crown – again!

Ram’s “guts” continue to earn “glory” as the 2017 Truck King Challenge winner

This victory is the fourth time in six years that the Ram 1500 has been the overall winner of the Canadian Truck King Challenge. Read More

New Cars Auto Awards Off Roading Oct 25, 2016, 9:10 AM

GM recalling 4.3M vehicles for airbag software glitch

Buicks, Cadillacs, Chevys and GMCs of various sizes all affected

GM became aware of problem with a Chev Silverado pickup whose front airbags didn't deploy in a crash, and is aware of a death and several injuries. Read More

Car Safety Sep 9, 2016, 10:30 PM

New Chevrolet air intake powers Silverado HD

Scoop uses unique air/water separator to ensure only dry air enters

Cooler air allows the engine to run better under heavy loads such as during towing, under which engine and transmission temperatures can rise quickly. Read More

New Cars Auto Technology Jun 4, 2016, 10:40 PM

Chev dresses up Silverado for the hunting set

Outdoors inspired special edition co-banded with Realtree camouglage

Based on Silverado 1500 LTZ Z71 crew cab, it features blacked out body accents and accessories, with signature Realtree antler logo and Xtra pattern. Read More

Off Roading Auto Enthusiasts Jan 19, 2016, 5:30 PM


Chevrolet pushes the Red Line for SEMA

Red Line was last used as performance line on the Saturn line-up

Package includes silver, graphite and red exterior paint treatments, custom Charcoal roof panel, and Gloss Black red-accented nameplates and bowties. Read More

Auto Shows Future Cars Oct 22, 2015, 12:00 AM

Chevrolet Silverado steels itself for pickup wars

Emphasis on making it bolder and to play up its human connection

Silverado uses steel extesively – fully boxed high-strength steel frame and body structure, and roll-formed steel bed – unlike Ford F-150’s aluminum. Read More

New Cars Sep 25, 2015, 12:00 AM

2016 Silverado scraps stacked-light signature

Facelifted Chevrolet pickup abandons styling feature dating back to the '80s

The Silverado is getting a significant facelift for 2016 to keep it current in the face of tough competition from the F-150 and the Ram. Read More

New Cars Auto Industry Jul 14, 2015, 1:05 PM

Ford, Toyota each win seven individual used car awards

Vincentric acknowledges excellence in Certified Pre-Owned Value

Honda earns the title of best passenger car brand, Chevrolet that of best truck brand and Buick takes home luxury brand honours. Read More

Used Cars Aug 7, 2014, 5:00 AM


GM Canada recalls 50,000 vehicles

Issues range from badly fastened suspension arms to faulty warnings for burned out bulbs

"If we identify an issue—large or small—that might affect our customers, we will act quickly & decisively," said Jeff Boyer, VP Global Vehicle Safety. Read More

Car Safety Aug 6, 2014, 11:00 AM

Eight-speeds for GM pickups (and Corvette)

Full-size 2015 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra to get eight-speed automatics

GM's 2015 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups with a  6.2L EcoTec3 V-8 engine will also feature a standard eight-speed automatic transmission. Read More

Auto Technology Jul 21, 2014, 5:00 PM

FIRST DRIVE: 2015 GM Heavy Duty Pickups

GM refines its Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 2500/3500 HD pickup lineups

Fresh interiors, exterior upgrades, quiet cabins and massive power and torque make these workhorses a pleasure to drive, loaded or unloaded. Read More

New Cars May 26, 2014, 12:00 PM

Next-gen GM trucks to adopt aluminum?

Ford may have caught GM flat-footed with its aluminum-bodied 2015 F-150

According to the Wall Street Journal, General Motors is considering a switch to aluminum bodies for its next-generation full-size pickup trucks. Read More

Future Cars Auto Industry Auto Technology Feb 19, 2014, 7:00 PM


Chevrolet does a double

Bow-tie brand sweeps North American car and truck of the year awards

The Chevrolet Corvette Stingray and Silverado 1500 were named 2014 North American Car and Truck of the Year at the Detroit auto show. Read More

Auto Industry New Cars Jan 14, 2014, 12:00 AM

2015 Silverado HD, Sierra HD pickups revealed

GM says its HD trucks feature segment-leading capabilities across the range

General Motors revealed its all-new 2015 Chevrolet Silverado HD and GMC Sierra HD full-size pickups in the great truck-buying state of Texas. Read More

New Cars Commercial Vehicles Sep 30, 2013, 6:00 PM

ROAD TRIP: Newfoundland's Gros Morne National Park

Earth’s history is exposed in layers of time on the Rock's scenic west coast

The highlight of any trip to the Rock is the people. They're so friendly and so accommodating, they make a visitor feel like family. Read More

Auto Industry People Jul 6, 2013, 10:00 AM

FIRST DRIVE: 2014 Chevrolet Silverado

Improved interiors, new fuel-efficient engines among changes to all-new 2014 Silverado

The new Silverado features a quiet, roomy, well-appointed cabin, great ride, new fuel-efficient engines, plus nifty touches truck owners will love. Read More

New Cars Jul 1, 2013, 7:00 PM


Chevrolet adds new premium pickup

2014 Silverado High Country gives Chevrolet a model parallel to GMC Denali

The new 2014 Silverado High Country model will be priced above the current LTZ and Z71 models and targeted directly against Ford's F-150 King Ranch. Read More

New Cars May 6, 2013, 10:00 AM

Talking with GM's top truck guy

Jeff Luke says he knows what truckers want and builds trucks to suit those needs

GM global chief engineer, Jeff Luke traces his love affair with pickups back to his days growing up in Oshawa, Ontario. Read More

Preview: 2014 Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra

New engines, fresh styling, redesigned interiors highlight changes to full-size GM pickups

GM has reloaded its arsenal and is set to resume the pickup wars in earnest with the totally revamped 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra trucks. Read More

New Cars Auto Shows Dec 17, 2012, 11:00 AM

GM reveals 2014 full-size pickup trucks

Goal is to be the most refined, best engineered full-size pickups in the market

All-new Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups are more different from each other in terms of features, materials, standard content and design. Read More

New Cars Commercial Vehicles Auto Shows Dec 14, 2012, 2:00 AM


GM to reveal new full-size pickups to media in December

Earlier date lets the Chevrolet brand focus on its Corvette C7 intro at Detroit

The 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra will go on public display for the first time at Detroit's 2013 North American International Auto Show. Read More

New Cars Oct 26, 2012, 8:00 PM

GM teases next-generation Silverado pickup

General Motors' new full-size pickups due next year as 2014 models

With Chrysler's new Ram HD pickups and Ford's 2013 F-150 King Ranch debuting at the Texas State Fair, GM reminds us it has new 2014 pickups coming. Read More

New Cars Oct 3, 2012, 1:00 AM