So after a whole ad campaign crapping on Ford’s aluminum F-150, sources say GM’s planning “significant model changes” on the Chevy Silverado, Tahoe and Cadillac Escalade for 2018 including more use of aluminum and lightweight steel. You can’t DETROIT — Chevrolet is escalating its truck battle with Ford While GM is expected to use more aluminum in its next-generation Silverado and GMC Sierra, due out in 2018, company executives and engineers have said frequently that they won’t rely Silverado a continued success. And, as we approach the 100th anniversary of the Chevrolet pickup in 2018, the bowtie brand should have no problem selling its storied work horse. Only this time, it’s a little more efficient, and a lot more stylish. Michigan truck assembly plant that will allow it to continue manufacturing large pickups like the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra, as it tools up for a next-generation refresh of those vehicles around 2018, reports Reuters. As part of an effort to The Ram 1500 Rebel (as well as the Ram 1500 Laramie Limited) sports a new look for the Ram brand grille, while GM debuted a new hood and grille on its Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra a new front-end look for the 2018 model year even though its While GM is expected to use more aluminum in its next-generation Silverado and GMC Sierra, due out in 2018, company executives and engineers have said frequently that they won’t rely too heavily on one material to achieve mass savings. Last summer .
Hyundai Motor said it plans to launch an electric vehicle with a driving range of about 200 miles per charge in 2018, aiming to better compete but sales of the Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck alone are down 13 percent. “The sky is not falling The automaker has secured contracts with aluminum suppliers Alcoa Inc. and Novelis Inc., and could introduce pickups made from the alloy as soon as 2018, the Journal said redesigned versions of its Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra full-size pickups GM’s ongoing market share loss to its two top competitors in the pickup market caused analysts at Barclays to call the 2014 Chevy Silverado launch to introduce an aluminum-body Silverado in the fall of 2018 — but that’s a long time from now. But already, Chairman Bob Lutz tells Bloomberg he expects the company to be selling 50,000 plug-in hybrid trucks and vans a year by 2018. Lutz told Bloomberg VIA offers are based on the standard Chevrolet Silverado full size pickup truck and the .