2020 Chevrolet Silverado Production at General Motors Flint Assembly (Michigan, USA)
00:01 Silverado HD Manufacturing
03:29 Four Post Durability Testing
Flint — Chevrolet introduced its redesigned 2020 Heavy Duty pickups Tuesday at its truck assembly plant here, the third all-new Silverado in 18 months.

The new truck, built at the renovated Flint Assembly Plant, will require 1,000 new jobs at the plant, General Motors Co. President Mark Reuss said.

The new truck and jobs at Flint Assembly come as GM is laying off some 4,000 salaried workers in the next few weeks. Reuss acknowledged the somber circumstances before kicking off the presentation of the new Silverado Heavy Duty.

"As difficult as it’s been, these are the right decisions to make the company more competitive today and more successful in the future and long-term," Reuss said.

Chevy gave a sneak peek of the truck in December, debuting a new exterior design that differs from the light-duty Silverado that debuted at the Detroit auto show last year.

Powered by an all-new gas-powered V-8 engine paired with the 10-speed Allison transmission that debuted on the new heavy-duty GMC Sierra last month, the new Heavy Duty breaks away from the Camaro-inspired grille design on the 1500 with a bolder fascia and bigger headlights. Chevy said in December that the Heavy Duty trucks only share a roof with the light-duty 1500.
Every diesel-powered Chevy dually will now tow more than 30,000 pounds. And the gas-powered 2500 HD's max towing is 17,400 pounds, an 18 percent increase from the current model.

The 6.6-liter V-8 Duramax turbo-diesel engine will develop 445 horsepower and 910 pounds-feet of torque, falling short of the 1,000-pounds-feet of torque achieved by rival Ram's new heavy-duty truck.

Lead engineer Jaclyn McQuaid acknowledged the higher torque from competitors, but said that Chevrolet has strengthened the heavy-duty trucks' axles, locking rear-differential, prop shaft and u-joint to allow the truck to use all 910 pound-feet of torque in first gear.

Chevy's new behemoths will still benefit from the light-duty Silverado's new high-strength steel architecture with a new chassis that allows for three more inches of rear legroom.

And the HD's box, which already has corner steps for easier access, gets two more steps at the front of the box for easier, forward-box access.
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    • fernando sampaio
      fernando sampaio

      Pro Brasil só vem lixo.

      about 3 days ago
    • James Wadsworth
      James Wadsworth

      The robots must be making a pile of money

      about 4 days ago
    • James Johnson
      James Johnson

      this is so cool would love to work here

      about 4 days ago
    • Daniel Serrano
      Daniel Serrano

      factory fabric factor fabrication

      about 8 days ago
    • Andre Oliveira Santos
      Andre Oliveira Santos

      se os carros do Brasil fosse assim na hora da fabricação seria ótimo

      about 8 days ago
    • Erih Torres
      Erih Torres

      Es increíble ver como pintan los vehículos. Eric

      about 9 days ago
    • Joe L
      Joe L

      Just curious. Was this was the same GM facility from the 80s, a la Roger and Me?

      about 12 days ago
    • MHNA وطن
      MHNA وطن

      اكو عرب

      about 12 days ago
    • ผู้ชนะ สิบHEE
      ผู้ชนะ สิบHEE


      about 12 days ago
    • Basalirwa Andrew
      Basalirwa Andrew

      Clear bt I like to join dt job

      about 13 days ago
    • Arturo Lopez
      Arturo Lopez

      Chuladas de camionetas solo general motors las hace chingonas orgullo de GMC.

      about 17 days ago
    • Samuel Comercio
      Samuel Comercio

      Boa noite

      about 29 days ago
    • Jonus Jonus
      Jonus Jonus

      Amazing seeing those robots puts that truck together like its a toy!

      about 1 month ago
    • Elmer Mendoza
      Elmer Mendoza

      Hola saludos a todos de Honduras

      about 1 month ago
    • Adriano Jesus
      Adriano Jesus

      about 1 month ago
    • Russ

      Sorry my last post was a little long but guy's building these things are pretty awesome. Very few manufacturing defects compared to years ago. Nobody builds a better truck than Ford, Chevy or Dodge

      about 1 month ago
    • Russ

      Right on or at least past 4 years with no rust or paint flaking off ! The dealer ended up taking back the F250 back because it was not equipped like I was told and they fired the sales manager. Now I have a Platinum equipped like need for towing and it was $80,500.00 and about 5 or 6,000.00 off. I have worked my whole life to get a truck like this but still never thought I would pay that much for a truck but for the tow features I had to. I traded in my 2013 1500 LT with 70,000 miles and they gave me the NADA price 18,000.00. Now it is on their lot for a little over $23,000.00 and they did not paint where the rust is and that's 3 places on the roof and A pillars. Huge profit for the dealer over $5,000.00 I couldn't believe that who would pay that much. Probably a guy that paid $80,500.00 for a Platinum.
      The dealer did tell me how Ford increases the price on vehicles with nothing but maybe a change to the trim or unlock software features that all the trucks come with anyway ! The Platinum is below the Limited. The only difference is "Fluffy Leather" seats. Then as the assembly line becomes more automated the hard working guys who built those cars and trucks will lose their jobs after working for years for Ford. Their are hardly any defects on automobiles today and you can thank the guys who build them. Try to change your career at 45 or older and maintain a standard of living or pay for kids to college. Need to stop my little rant and sorry it was so long. The bottom line is nobody builds trucks better than Ford, Chevy or Dodge. This is the USA's domain.

      about 1 month ago
    • Alex Leon
      Alex Leon

      Que bonitos

      about 1 month ago
    • It's Private
      It's Private

      The bad thing about chevy is that cut alot of corners. You have to modify them with better parts. The g80 is a prime example. They use plastics parts in the fuckin transmission too. All engineered to break down at a certain time but hey most companies do that too

      about 2 months ago
    • Nelson Parra
      Nelson Parra In reply to It's Private


      about 2 months ago
    • Janek USPAUA
      Janek USPAUA

      My friend just bought 2018 3500 GMC Denali fully loaded and toled me his truck was in Diller 2 or 3 times.
      Car was broke down on the road.
      I have a lot of my friends who is doing transportation 48 states they have Dodge Rams only.
      But one of them had a good deal on GMC truck and he got it ...and gas what?
      Before it reached 50k he was in the shop more than 50 times and one of the problems was transmission needed to be replaced.
      So thin 7 time's before buying it they told me.

      about 2 months ago
    • Kyi Lwin
      Kyi Lwin

      My like job

      about 2 months ago
    • Todd bob
      Todd bob

      GM Stuff is such junk... They haven't built a decent vehicles since the 50-60's

      about 2 months ago
    • Somchi เขียวมีชัย
      Somchi เขียวมีชัย

      อุตสาหกรรมระยอง อีซุซุ โตโยต้า เซฟเป็นวัสถุดิบส่งออกยอดผลิตด้านในขายใด้มากแบงออกเป็นสองอย่างเหลืองกับแดงมีพระผลิตไฟหัวเก่งไงครับและเขียวผลิตไฟออกมาเป็นหลอแอวนีดีครับสีเขียวสองใต้นี้จะแข็งขันกันในสองออฟชั่นไงครับ

      about 2 months ago
    • Trevor Graham Welch
      Trevor Graham Welch

      Beautiful Rust Buckets , Old Technology. Look at Audi or Porsche Production .

      about 2 months ago
    • Dave Waldon
      Dave Waldon In reply to Trevor Graham Welch

      Trevor Graham Welch My last 2013 Porsche sucked. It was in the shop more than on the road

      about 2 months ago
    • Laércio Santana
      Laércio Santana

      Que dia chegará aqui no brasil??

      about 2 months ago
    • t henderson
      t henderson

      Hard not to notice all the robots
      Far fewer union people these days.

      about 2 months ago
    • t henderson
      t henderson

      These things are glued together.

      about 2 months ago
    • dimension 10
      dimension 10

      I know someone that is a mechanic at a chevy dealership.
      He told me that when they get shipments of Silverados from Mexico , the ball joints are loose on every one of them and when they put them up on a lift , the front suspension falls down .

      about 2 months ago
    • Dave Waldon
      Dave Waldon In reply to dimension 10

      dimension 10 Mine was made in Fort Wayne IN.

      about 2 months ago
    • Moahan Ail
      Moahan Ail


      about 2 months ago
    • Dick Hitzwater
      Dick Hitzwater

      Cheverolet I'll buy the truck if you can spell it right

      about 2 months ago