2011 Japan Earthquake to Increase GMC Sierra Hybrid Truck Sales in Charlotte NC?

Research performed by staff writer for Liberty Buick GMC Trucks demonstrates that the powerful earthquake in Japan may cause waves of business for the U.S. automotive industry in Charlotte, Matthews and Monroe, NC!

The combination the 2011 Tsunami disaster, in addition to the Libyan fuel crisis, may affect the availability of many economy cars. Fortunately, this should not affect the American automotive industry as heavily. Popular hybrid vehicles, such as the GMC Sierra 1500, Yukon and Denali Hybrid pickup trucks and sports utility vehicles, will not suffer a major manufacturing slow down due the disturbing natural events.

Shockwaves from Japan’s most powerful earthquake in history may be felt in the auto industry as far away as Charlotte, Lake Norman, Monroe and Matthews, NC. Yet another great reason to buy a GMS Sierra 1500 Hybrid Truck in Charlotte, NC!

According to news sources, “the most powerful earthquake to hit Japan in at least 100 years unleashed walls of water Friday.” The epicenter was located at a mere 370 kilometers (230 miles) away from Tokyo, Japan.

The Japanese auto industry has been significantly impacted by Japan’s a catastrophic tsunami and multiple aftershocks. The physical damage caused by the horrific natural disaster has forced one of Japan’s major auto parts suppliers to shut down. This in turn, has forced most of the country’s top automakers to halt production for at least the next few days, according to a recent news article.

Should this shut down last for more than a few weeks, it could be devastating for some of the affected automotive manufacturing companies, according to Paul Taylor, chief economist for the National Automobile Dealers Association. Many of Japanese economy and subcompact vehicles could suffer quickly, because many of them are manufactured in Japan.

The GMC Sierra Hybrid has been shown to have the “best-in-class” fuel economy. This amazing heavy-duty utility vehicle can even operate up to 30 miles per hour in electric-only mode. It even has a 40% improvement in city fuel economy when compared to non-hybrid models. It manages to do all of this and still use its powerful 6.0L V8 engine for any towing and hauling capabilities expected from a full-size GMC pickup.

These impressive trucks may be found at any of the Charlotte, Matthews or Monroe Liberty Buick GMC dealer locations. For more information on the new GMC Sierra 1500, Yukon & Denali Hybrids, visit www.clickliberty.com or call 888-306-1908.

CCP Web Design Staff Writer: Kimberly Brouillette, 3/11/11

The Sierra 1500 Hybrid: Combating Rising Fuel Prices in Charlotte NC

Sierra 1500 Hybrid in Charlotte NC
Sierra 1500 Hybrid in Charlotte NC

Fuel prices continue to rise in Charlotte, Monroe and Matthews, NC. Another great reason to buy at Sierra 1500 Hybrid Truck in Charlotte, NC!

Although Libya is a small, remote country far from this part of the world, and only affects approximately 3% of the U.S. oil imports, its fuel crisis still managed to cause a major increase in fuel prices worldwide. The fuel price increases are the second-highest, two-week jump in gasoline market history according to a recent CNN article.

Per the latest Lundberg Survey, conducted this past Friday, the national average for a gallon of self-serve unleaded gasoline is at $3.51. This is an increase of 32.7 cents from the same survey only conducted two weeks prior. Since September 2010, the survey found that gasoline prices have risen nearly 82 cents.

Although the Libyan crisis is causing national gasoline prices to skyrocket, it doesn’t mean that drivers are limited to only small, economy cars. The GMC Sierra 1500 Hybrid pickup truck is the perfect, powerful solution to just such a crisis.

In order to optimize fuel economy, the GMC Sierra 1500 Hybrid pickup truck features patented hybrid technology. In addition, this amazing heavy-duty utility vehicle can even operate up to 30 miles per hour in electric-only mode. This is possible due to the advanced 300-volt nickel-metal hydride Energy Storage System. GM’s innovative two-mode hybrid transmission adds extra power via two electric motors.

The Sierra Hybrid has been shown to have the “best-in-class” fuel economy. It even has a 40% improvement in city fuel economy when compared to non-hybrid models. It manages to do all of this and still use its powerful 6.0L V8 engine for any towing and hauling capabilities expected from a full-size GMC pickup. These impressive trucks can be found at any of the Charlotte, Matthews or Monroe Liberty Buick GMC dealer locations.


For more information on the new GMC Sierra 1500 Hybrids visit www.clickliberty.com or call us at 866-306-1908.

CCP Web Design Staff Writer: Kimberly Brouillette
3-9-2011