GMC Trucks History
Max Grabowsky formed the Rapid Motor Vehicle Co. in 1902 with the idea of making commercial hauling trucks. More than 100 years later, Grabowsky's company, which is now known to the entire world as GMC, is one of the largest global manufacturers of...
History. GMC truck, from a 1919 advertisement. General Motors was
founded by William C. Durant on September 16, 1908, as a ...
THE FIRST CENTURY OF GMC TRUCK HISTORY. 2. 1906. Rapid began
producing trucks in the new Rapid Street Plant in Pontiac, the first plant in the
Mar 8, 2008 ... 1902 - The Grabowsky brothers sold the first Rapid truck in Detroit. It had a 2-
cylinder engine and was rated at I-ton. (They had built a ...
Early GMC trucks
were actually re-badged vehicles built by those two companies.
To celebrate the anniversary, General Motors dug through its past and recent archives and came up with some little-known facts about the GMC
On August 1, 1909, a Rapid F-406-B (a pre... More »
Note: GMC pickup trucks are basically twins of Chevrolet trucks, save for slight
differences in grill and taillight design. Therefore, all the following comments ...
Dec 13, 2012 ... General Motors' new full size pickup trucks have arrived. Unlike pickups of the
past, these are high tech machines using efficient engines with ...
May 16, 2010 ... As the brand developed, so did sales, and when WWII came to be, GMC Truck
was a major provider for the U.S. Military, producing over ...
Synonymous with high-end trucks and highly customizable SUV's the GMC brand
has been around for some 100 years. Standing for a history of take-overs, the ...
GMC is the brand name for trucks (see the GMC Sierra 1500 model history), vans
and SUVs sold by General Motors. GMC has also expanded to allow for hybrid ...