As a part of General Motors also known as GM, which is the world's largest automaker, GMC is another vehicle brand name and one of the most top selling vehicle marquee of General Motors aside from Chevrolet. GMC, formerly known as GMC Truck and it is a United States-based branch of General Motors. During the Second World War, GMC Truck produced 600,000 trucks for use by the U.S. military. In 1996 GM dropped the word 'truck' from the GMC Truck name, thus creating the GMC name as we know it today.
In General Motors Corporation, GMC division is responsible for producing and selling of the corporation's medium duty to heavy-duty commercial type of vehicles. However, the division has now also producing vehicles like light duty trucks, vans and sport utility vehicles. Actually, GMC became more popular today for their powerful and huge but stylish and elegant personal vehicles like the GMC Sierra, GMC Envoy, GMC Safari, GMC Yukon and GMC Savana. However, GMC started in car industry as an independent company, which is responsible for the development of some of the earliest commercial trucks ever manufactured. This company was the Rapid Motor Vehicle Company, founded by Max Gabrowski way back 1900.
Nine years later, the Rapid Motor Vehicle Company was purchased by General Motors. Since then, the company manufactured commercial vehicles for General Motors. Subsequently, the Rapid Motor Vehicle Company name was changed to General Motors Truck Company, from which the marque GMC Truck was derived.
From its inception, GMC vehicles have been known for their robustness, power and performance. Until now, the same characteristics stand true for every GMC vehicle. GMC currently manufactures SUVs, pickup trucks, vans, light-duty trucks, and medium-duty trucks, including some trim models like GMC G1000 series. GMC G1000 series is a line of van vehicles. As with their pickup series, G1000 and G1500 series are a kind of a half-ton van vehicle while the G2000 and G2500 are kind of one-ton van vehicles. You are lucky enough to own one of GMC G1000 series because these G1000 series are vehicles that are rare to find. In regards with its auto parts, don't be alarmed. Here at Parts Train you can easily find the auto parts right for any of GMC G1000 series van. We have a full selection of GMC G100 series parts, from replacement parts to performance parts. For more options, check out our easy to browse online catalog.