The first-ever fullsize composite pickup box is going out of production just two years after its debut, Ward's has learned. General Motors Corp. is discontinuing its Pro-Tec technology for the ’04 model year due to weak demand. Pro-Tec bowed in 2001 as an $850 option on the Chevrolet Silverado. GM is discontinuing its composite pickup box technology." “We have discontinued that,” a GM spokeswoman confirms. “We’re a very innovative company, and we try new things. But even the ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"GM Drops Composite Pickup Box" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:

  All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
  Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
  •   Global sales and production data by country
  •   U.S. model-line inventory data
  •   Engine and equipment installation rates
  •   WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
  •   Product Cycle chart
  •   Interrelationships among major OEMs
  •   Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
   •  Historical data and much more!

For pricing and subscription information please contact
Lisa Williamson by email: or phone: (248) 799-2642

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.

Already registered? here.