Reviews for the 2015 Chevy Silverado and 2015 GMC Sierra indicate the pickups pose a more serious challenge to the Ford F-series juggernaut and early sales trends suggest that consumers might be agreeing.
General Motors (GM +2.8%) knocked out a second straight month of gaining market share in the U.S. Though some criticism on channel-stuffing and bloated inventory is being circulated, most automobile analysts think pent-up demand warrants the aggressive production run.
Bloomberg reports that Hayden Capital Management has taken a stake in the automaker. "GM equity represents one of the most compelling risk/reward situations of any large cap in the world today," notes a presentation slide from the Kyle Bass-founded investment fund.