Subscribe
Subscribe
> > >
Now What Has GM Done?
 

2015 GMC Yukon Catches Fire on Test Drive

Now What Has GM Done?
 
Posted March 25 2014 05:19 AM by Maximus Matthewson 
Filed under: Editorials, Observations

2015 Yukon Fire

In the wake of a recent public relations nightmare for GM, leading to the recall of nearly 700,000 vehicles, it would seem that GM has another headache. On March 23, at around 2 PM, firefighters in Anaheim, California, received calls of a vehicle on fire.


2015 Yukon Fire 1
2015 Yukon
2015 GMC Yukon
2015 Yukon Dash

The vehicle, a 2015 GMC Yukon, was being driven on a test drive by a potential buyer when the SUV suddenly shut off and smoke began billowing from under the hood. It didn't take long for firefighters to knock down the blaze, but not before the Internet and Twitterverse was set ablaze with the news. Luckily no one was hurt in the blaze, aside from GM's reputation.

This can't be a good thing, especially with the popularity of the full-size SUV market diminishing in recent years. It is unclear if the potential owner of the charred vehicle went through with her purchase or decided to wait for the 2015 F-150.

For more up-to-date news and the latest in the truck world, be sure to follow Truckin magazine on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.



3 comments
Colin N Leslie Kulukhon-lincoln
Colin N Leslie Kulukhon-lincoln

He only mentions the f-150 becouse it's the most reliable longest lasting half ton truck. It still outsells Chevy and gmc combined. Even if those two trucks are made at the same plant, they don't even get close to Ford's reputation. There is only one reason why Ford did not need a bail out a few years back. REPUTATION!!!!! if you had 25 grand to spend would you invest in a company that had to get money from the broke a$$ government to keep in business? Or would you go with a company that is American owned and has a reputation for rugget dependable comfortable half ton,3/4, and 1 ton trucks? Exactly. Invest in the one you need. FORD!!!!

Mike Gold
Mike Gold

What a political attack at GM, after reading this headline and the response by the journalist...... "It is unclear if the potential owner of the charred vehicle went through with her purchase or decided to wait for the 2015 F-150......." Why would she wait for a FORD F150? How is a FORD Truck a comparable vehicle to GMC/Chevy SUV? Obvious a Ford advocate.


DeWayne McKay
DeWayne McKay

Ford guy here. It's not a good thing when stuff like this happens, regardless of branding, I am glad no one was hurt.

  • RSS Feed
    • Add to My Yahoo!
    • Add to Google
    • Subscribe on Bloglines
    • Subscribe on NewsGator
    • MyMSN
    • My AOL
    • Add to NetVibes
    • Add to Rojo
    • Add to NEWSBURST
    • Add to Technorati
    SUBSCRIBE TO OUR BLOGS


Truckin Magazine