Never mind the recent gasoline-price scare. General Motors Corp. says the segment of the passenger vehicle market comprised of heavy-duty pickups and their variants is ready to explode. GM plans to release this fall an all-new line of heavy-duty pickups — 3/4-ton and 1-ton models — based on the new GMT800 platform that spawned last year's new Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra light-duty pickups and this year's full-size sport/utility vehicle (SUV) variants of those trucks. Now the third ...

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