GM unveils 2024 Silverado and Sierra trucks to be built in Flint
FLINT, MI — General Motors is giving investors and truck buyers a preview of the 2024 models that will be built in Flint at the company’s oldest assembly plant.
GM unveiled the 2024 Chevrolet Silverado HD ahead of its third quarter sales results and earlier this month announced the new GMC Sierra Denali Ultimate and 2024 Sierra lineup – vehicles that are on the horizon for Flint Assembly.
Production of the new model year vehicles will begin in the middle of the first quarter of 2023 – at the same time that pricing information is also expected to be announced.
The 2024 heavy-duty trucks received interior, exterior and performance upgrades across the lineup, the company said in a press release on Tuesday, October 18.
In promotional materials, GM touts the 2024 Silverado’s powerful engines, including the upgraded Duramax 6.6L V8 turbo-diesel, 10-speed Allison transmission, advanced towing technology, new interior and a 13-inch touchscreen. .4 inches diagonal optional.
The company describes the first-ever Sierra HD Denali Ultimate as “the most advanced luxury pickup truck in its class.”
The exterior of the truck features a redesigned signature Denali grille finished with Vader chrome, chrome Vader GMC badging, Denali Ultimate badging on the fenders, new LED projector headlamps and power retractable running boards with LED perimeter lighting.
GM’s third-quarter sales showed the company is on track to sell more full-size pickups than Ford for the third year in a row and has increased its retail market share of the heavy-duty truck market. from 29% in 2019 to 52% until September 2019. 25.
“The sales results are a great reminder of the tremendous impact the work of the Flint (Assembly) team has had on GM as a company and on our customers,” plant executive director Ed Duby said in a statement. a statement released by GM. “With sales results and the recent unveiling of the Silverado and Sierra HD lineups that will be built here in Flint, our team is energized right now and ready to deliver more HD trucks to our customers.”
Flint Assembly opened in 1947 and has produced over 15 million vehicles. It currently builds heavy duty trucks and regular cab trucks including the Silverado HD, Sierra HD Denali and Sierra HD.
The 159-acre Flint Assembly complex includes 5.2 million square feet of manufacturing space and has 5,226 employees.
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