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Designing the 2020 Silverado HD with Fleet in Mind

The heavy-duty segment is an important segment for General Motors. While designing the 2020 Silverado HD, GM made sure to take in fleet input and parlay that input into features that made it into the final product.

Chevrolet Silverado Makes Towing Easier & Safer

While developing the all-new Silverado, GM spoke with the major trailer manufacturers and 7,000 truck trailer owners to get input on how to improve the trailering process using driver assistance technology & towing safeguards.

Smooth Operation Under Tough Conditions

Chevrolet gave journalists the chance to test out the Silverado HD’s driving and towing capabilities at a press event co-hosted with John Deere in June.

Growing Truck Penetration in Light-Duty Fleets Increases Risk of DOT Violations

Many light-duty fleets do not realize DOT regulations are triggered not only by GVW, but also by gross combination vehicle weight (GCVW) – the combined weight of the vehicle and the trailer. It doesn’t matter if you have a one-truck or a 500-truck fleet, you must be compliant with DOT rules. When the GCVW is 10,001 pounds or more, a vehicle is covered under DOT regs and must display a DOT number or it will be subject to a fine if pulled over by the police.

2016 Nissan Titan XD

Slotted between a traditional 1500- and 2500-type pickup truck the all-new 2016 Nissan Titan XD delivers both the comfortable, intuitive driving experience of a smaller truck and the capabilities typically associated with a ¾-ton truck.

Avoid the 'If-it-Fits-it-Ships' Trap

Overloading can have serious consequences for truck fleets ranging from accidents to increased maintenance costs to DOT citations. Make sure fleet trucks are properly spec’d and that drivers avoid “pack-ratting” tools and other supplies.

Rethink Your Tool Hauler

If you’re hauling a lot of tools for your contracting business, dump your pickup and consider this type of custom-built rolling toolbox.

Rethink Your Tool Hauler

If you’re hauling a lot of tools for your contracting business, dump your pickup and consider this type of custom-built rolling toolbox.