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6 Cars That Will Save GM: Chevrolet Silverado

Can General Motors once again reign as the world's largest automaker? Will investors in Thursday's IPO look like geniuses or dupes? And will taxpayers see a return on their $50 billion bailout? It all comes down to this: Do you want to buy one of these six cars? If you — and a few million others every year — see a good reason to part with your hard-earned money in the following slides, then GM just may rise again.

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Chevrolet Silverado

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While it’s the sleek sports cars and green gas sippers that get all the press, pickup trucks haul in the profits. Although not redesigned as recently as its arch-rival the Ford F-series, the Silverado remains among the top-selling vehicles in America. And J.D. Power analyst Jeff Schuster notes that pickups have led this year’s recovery in sales — both the Silverado 1500 version often bought by individuals and the bigger work pickups going to contractors and other small businesses.

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