Rumors seem to be picking up speed that Silverados will be getting a built-in step. Trucks are getting larger and it makes it harder for some people to reach their cargo bed effectively. A step will help them use their truck in safe manner.
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1. Chevy Silverados could be getting built-in steps very soon in newer models of the vehicle.
2. It could be hitting the marketplace as soon as 2018-2019 Silverado and GMC Sierra models.
3. Trucks are getting bigger and bigger and it is getting harder and harder to reach the cargo bed.
Quote: "Given that engineers are already hard at work on the next Silverado and the timing of this patent lines right up with the new truck's development cycle, we'll be disappointed if this patent stays in the file cabinet." (Austin, 2017)