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About GMC

  • 1901: Max Grabowsky starts up Rapid Motor Vehicle Company in Pontiac, Michigan. Let's get this party started!

  • 1909: GM acquires Rapid and births the GM Truck Company, later known as GMC Truck Division. Big moves right out the gate!

  • 1912: GMC is officially born, selling tough trucks, ambulances and commercial vehicles. Hardworking rides roll out.

  • 1916: The Model 16 marks GMC's first military truck. Ruggedness takes center stage.

  • 1920s-30s: GMC expands into buses, fire trucks and heavy haulers, leading the commercial vehicle market. Haulin' for the people!

  • 1940s-50s: GMC helps win WWII, then finds postwar success with the iconic GMC Pickup. An all-American workhorse legend.

  • 1960s-70s: GMC innovates with the Jimmy SUV, 4WD, auto transmission and more. Pushing boundaries.

  • 1980s: The S-15 Jimmy and Sierra pickup join the lineup. Expanding for the modern era.

  • 1990s: GMC doubles down on luxe trucks and SUVs like the Yukon and Sierra Denali. High rollin'!

  • 2000s: The Acadia crossover arrives, plus cool tech like OnStar and StabiliTrak. Brains and brawn!

  • 2010s: More SUVs like the compact Terrain, plus advanced pickups like the Canyon. Trading up.

  • 2020s: GMC preps electrified and autonomous rides, kicking off with the Hummer EV. The future is electric!