About Us : GM-Trucks.com

GM-Trucks.com is the largest website focusing on General Motors Information, News, Reviews, and Ownership worldwide. For 23 years, GM-Trucks.com has been the trusted source of Chevrolet, GMC, Buick & Cadillac information. Owners of Chevrolet and GMC Fullsize trucks, SUVs, Crossovers, and vehicles trust GM-Trucks.com to help them navigate their ownership experience. Our online community brings Silverado, Sierra, Colorado, Canyon, Suburban, Tahoe, Yukon, Escalade, Equinox, Terrain, Traverse, Acadia, Enclave, Encore, and Escalade owners (among other GM models) together to share information, tips & tricks to enjoy and maintain their vehicles to their fullest.

Our online forum is the world’s oldest and largest community of GM Truck, SUV, and Crossover owners with over 2-Million visitors every month. Experts in the industry write our News and Reviews with decades of experience and connections. From community to connections, support and information – GM-Trucks.com is the #1 source for everything related to GM, Chevrolet, and GMC Trucks, Crossovers, and SUVs.

Areas of Focus

GM-Trucks.com is the leader in the switch to all-electric trucks and coverage for traditional internal combustion engine-powered vehicles. We cover and write about not only the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra but also the GMC HUMMER EV and Silverado EV / Sierra EV. Our reviews and ownership sections cover light-duty and heavy-duty trucks and all types of engines, including gasoline-powered, turbocharged, and diesel engines.

The vehicles and engines we cover the most include:

Editorial Team

GM-Trucks.com is a family business. We are still owned by Zane & Josh Merva (The Merva Brothers), who founded and started the website 23 years ago. Over the past two decades, Zane and Josh have driven, owned, and reviewed thousands of General Motors, Chevrolet, GMC, Buick, and Cadillac vehicles.

Zane Merva – Executive Editor & Founder

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Zane has been writing about General Motors and the automotive industry in general for over 20 years. He is a foremost expert in General Motors Pickups, Crossovers, and SUVs. He has extensive experience with GM products and a close relationship with the company, its engineers, media relations team, and Executives.

He also has considerable experience driving competitive products as an Executive Board Member of the New England Motor Press Association. In the last two decades, Zane has driven over 1,500 unique vehicles, giving him superior expertise in evaluating new and used cars/trucks.

Zane’s writing has appeared in the Boston Globe, been quoted by major publications such as Motor Trend, been a guest on automotive radio shows, and has appeared on various YouTube Channels. He also has his own YouTube channel where he reviews all makes and models.

At GM-Trucks.com, Zane oversees manufacturer, aftermarket, and OEM relations, writing and editing all content and managing contributors.

Zane learned how to drive on a 1997 Chevrolet Camaro Z28; his first truck was a 1999 Chevrolet S-10 ZR2. He has since personally owned over 10 General Motors vehicles, including a Saturn Astra, Buick Encore, GMC Terrain and Buick Enclave.

Zane Merva, Executive Editor and Founder of GM-Trucks.com, when he rode along with Hall Racing as a passenger during the 2020 Mint 400. 

Josh Merva – Managing Editor / Founder

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Josh is the Managing Editor and Co-Founder of GM-Trucks.com. He appears on video, helps set the direction of the content we cover, and manages the many communities that fall under the GM-Trucks.com umbrella.

Sponsored Posts & Provided Items For Review

GM-Trucks.com does not accept sponsored posts or any content not written by our internal team. This guarantees that the information you find on GM-Trucks.com is unbiased, accurate, and untainted by monetary agreements. Any requests sent to our team to solicit a sponsored post/article and or monetary compensation in return for a review or opinion will be ignored.

GM-Trucks.com does accept products for review, so long as no pre-determined opinion is asked for in return. We work hard to provide unbiased reviews on any product provided for free to us with the intent of reviewing said product.  We also work with General Motors to drive and review current products and our local dealership to access vehicles we would not otherwise be able to sample or drive.

GM-Trucks.com does buy products for review whenever possible. This ensures a fair comparison outside of influence whenever possible.

The GM-Trucks.com Long-Term Review Fleet

GM-Trucks.com purchases GM products with the intent of driving and reviewing them over a long period of time. This is so we can understand the first few months of ownership and how Chevrolet, GMC, Buick & Cadillac vehicles age over time. By purchasing new vehicles, we can experience the latest that GM offers its customers and expand our knowledge of new features and trends.

As of November 2023, our long-term fleet currently includes:

2022 GMC HUMMER EV Edition 1 Pickup

GM-Trucks.com was one of the first to place a reservation for the HUMMER EV when it was announced in 2020. We’ve covered the launch of General Motor’s first Ultium Electric Vehicle extensively and finally took delivery of our own Edition 1 model in September of 2022. Since then, we’ve covered what it’s like to own, charge, and drive this “Super Truck”.

GM-Trucks.com HUMMER EV Next To Lake Erie. Perhaps we shouldn't have done this.
GM-Trucks.com HUMMER EV Next To Lake Erie. 

2022 Chevrolet Silverado ZR2

Overlanding and off-roading are sweeping the truck industry. That’s why we purchased a Silverado ZR2. in May of 2022. From tackling the sketchiest off-road trails to outfitting our new full-size for an overlapping adventure, join us as we explore long-term ownership of Chevrolet’s most capable off-road pickup to date and compare it to GM’s other offerings.

 

 

2022 Silverado ZR2
The GM-Trucks.com 2022 Silverado ZR2

Previous Long Term Test Trucks Include:

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Facebook Enthusiast / Ownership Groups

In addition to our 250,000-member online forums, GM-Trucks.com administers numerous Facebook automotive enthusiasts and ownership groups comprising over 100,000 enthusiasts.

GM-Trucks.com Privacy Policy

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