GMC: Precision Engineering Explained
GMC (General Motor Truck Company), formally known as the GMC Division of General Motors LLC, focused on trucks and utility vehicles primarily and is responsible for distributing and selling pickup and commercial trucks, buses, vans, military vehicles, and sport utility vehicles. In 1909, the "GMC Truck" brand name was derived from a company naming General Motors Truck Company after GM acquired Rapid Motor Vehicle Company of Pontiac. And in 1912, "GMC Truck" officially appeared on vehicles showed at New York International Auto Show. In 1925, GMC purchased a controlling interest from a bus manufacturer named Yellow Coach, and changed its name into GM Truck and Coach Division. In 1998, name was changed again to a simply GMC officially.
Though GMC is not as famous as other marques of General Motors, it has a close relation with Chevrolet and has made its own contribution to automobile manufacturing industry. GMC possesses the Active Tow Technology which uses rear vision camera overplays to help align a vehicle with a trailer, and provides a camera view to check the trailer when driving. Another advanced technology called the adaptive cruise control, which enhances the regular cruise control to allow vehicle to automatically detect the safety distance to make sure driving safety. Another applied technology helpful in enhancing driving safety is the front pedestrian braking. Having similar function with adaptive cruise control, it also can detect if there is someone is directly ahead or a collision is imminent, the system will alert the driver before he notices that. And even you have no time to apply brake, the system can automatically apply the brakes to reduce the collision severity or avoid the collision. Some other advanced applied technologies such as lane keep assist with lane departure warning used to help drivers avoid crashes due to unintentionally drifting, rear cross traffic alert applied to help drivers avoid crashing into approaching detected traffic and others to keep you safe.
In fact, GMC has a very long history in producing trucks and other commercial vehicles. Now it manufactures more kinds of vehicles ranging from vans to SUVs. Some models produced on same platform with Chevrolet have won lots of reputation and popularity. GMC Yukon introduced in 1995 as full-size SUV, it is a very famous model worldwide. It along with the Yukon Denali is made to compete with the Lincoln Navigator. GMC Sierra is a full-size pickup truck introduced in 1987 as a member of the famous long-running Chevrolet C/K line. And GMC Sierra 1500 and 2500 are known as the most reliable pickup trucks. In 2011, the Sierra heavy-duty truck was even named as Truck of the Year by Motor Trend magazine. And the GMC G2500 manufactured from 1964 to 1996 through three generations is also a high quality van that is popular among caterers, vendors, families and those who love traveling. The famous G-series is always the long-standing and renowned vans prevalent in North America for a long time. In recent years, GMC Acadia as a mid-size crossover SUV also receives warm welcome around the world.
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