Campaign for Wounded Veterans

An estimated 16% of veterans stemming from the events following the September 11th terror attacks have serious physical injuries. Many of these veterans have trouble working and doing normal day-to-day activities. There are a few major charities that aim to build custom smart homes to assist them, like Building for America’s Bravest, and now GMC is looking to help. Helmed by the Stephen Stiller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, the program is looking to design and build at least 200 smart homes. GMC’s #enlistme campaign for wounded veterans challenges employees, fans, and partners to make the American Sign Language symbol for “house.” Supporters, in turn, should challenge others to do the Read More →

10 Best Interiors award

While the exterior design and capabilities of the GMC Canyon may be what first drew you in, its spacious and fully-outfitted interior is what sealed the deal. The Canyon’s interior is so impressive, it just won a Ward’s 10 Best Interiors award. “It’s important that great interiors be available in every class of vehicle, not just luxury models that most consumers will never be able to afford,” says WardsAuto World Editor-in-Chief Drew Winter, in a statement. “The Canyon demonstrates that shoppers need not buy a loaded full-size pickup to get lots of soft surfaces, a Bose audio system, supple and durable leather, an easily navigated touchscreen and advanced safety features.” Read More →

fuel efficiency on the 2015 Yukon Denali

Driving a full-size SUV can often leave your wallet feeling a little empty after you fill up your gas tank. But owners of the 2015 GMC Yukon Denali will be able to keep a little more money in their pockets, thanks to the Yukon Denali’s new eight-speed transmission. With the new Hydra-Matic 8L90 eight-speed automatic transmission, the fuel efficiency on the 2015 Yukon Denali increases to 22 mpg on the highway for two-wheel drive models. City mileage for the four-wheel drive Yukon Denali also gets bumped up to 15 mpg. Even with improved fuel efficiency, the Yukon Denali’s capabilities are not compromised. In fact, the new transmission can handle more Read More →