Brief History of the Chevy Truck
Chevy Truck History
|The following historical data of the
Chevy Silverado, manufactured
by General Motors, was retrieved from many sources.
This is only a brief overview of certain important events in the
history of the Chevy Silverado Truck; before 1999 the Chevy
only a trim level. The Chevy Truck was known as C/K from 1962 to
1998. "C" was for the 2wd Chevy Truck and the "K" was for the
1975 was the year Silverado was introduced as a trim
package. 1981 brought about auto-locking hubs which was very
popular with truck enthusiasts.
saw the first major change to the Chevy Truck in over 15 years of
production with changes to the front-end of the truck.
In 2001, GM started it's Heavy Duty models and in 2003 the Silverado
SS was hatched. 2004 was the year that the Vortec High Output (VHO)
was rolled out which was popular among truck enthusiasts. GM
launched it's first Hybrid Silverado in the 2005. More
Chevy Truck Info.