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GM adds B20 biodiesel capability to Chevy, GMC diesel trucks, cars

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When it comes to reducing emissions, fleet operators generally have fewer options than individual buyers of passenger cars. There are fewer zero-emission vehicle options for vehicles that see commercial use, although those vehicles often cover more miles every year than the average passenger car. But fleet buyers have embraced alternative.

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2014 Chevy, GMC Pickups Recalled For Cylinder-Deactivation Issue

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Certain 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 models are being recalled due to a fire risk associated with their cylinder-deactivation systems, the Detroit News

2016 Chevy Colorado, GMC Canyon Take Truck Fuel-Efficiency Crown At 25 MPG

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The 2016 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon mid-size pickup twins, fitted with the newly-available Duramax four-cylinder diesel engine, are now the most fuel-efficient pickup trucks sold in the U.S. Trucks Fuel Economy Duramax

Chevrolet Express, GMC Savana Natural-Gas Vans Recall: Leak Poses Fire Risk

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General Motors will recall 2001 through 2014 model-year Chevrolet Express CNG and GMC Savana CNG natural-gas vans due to a fire risk. The recall will address faulty regulators in roughly 3,200 vans, which could cause the compressed natural gas (CNG) used to power the vehicles to leak out.

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2015 Chevy Colorado, GMC Canyon Gas Mileage: 20 Or 21 MPG Combined For V-6

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General Motors has released the first fuel-economy information for its new 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon mid-size pickup trucks. So far, however, it includes EPA fuel-economy estimates only for models equipped with the 3.6-liter gasoline V-6 and six-speed automatic transmission.

2014 Chevrolet Equinox, GMC Terrain To Get eAssist Hybrid System

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Next year, it will be offered as an option on the 2014 Chevrolet Equinox and the 2014 GMC Terrain, which will be the first crossover utility vehicles to receive the system. Starting with its rollout in the 2012 Buick Lacrosse, GM has steadily added its eAssist mild-hybrid system to an expanding roster of vehicles. The news was reported by G

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General Motors claims to beat Ford on fuel efficiency

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GM Green cars Latest news Ford F-150 fuel economy General Motors GMC GMC Sierra green cars

2012 GMC Yukon Hybrid Update

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The 2012 GMC Yukon Hybrid: Solid SUV Credentials plus Fuel Economy. This is an area where this GMC vehicle shines. GMC Yukon

GMC Delivers 8 Passengers And 21 MPG

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2011 GMC Yukon Hybrid: Delivering power plus fuel economy. And GM made an effort several years ago to reduce the weight of GMC Yukon.

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GMC Delivers 8 Passengers And 21 MPG

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2011 GMC Yukon Hybrid: Delivering power plus fuel economy. And GM made an effort several years ago to reduce the weight of GMC Yukon.

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2015 Chevy Colorado, GMC Canyon Prices: $21K And Up, $5K Lower Than Full-Size Pickups

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While truly gas-sipping small trucks no longer exist, the mid-size truck market has revitalized itself recently and the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and 2015 GMC Canyon are next to arrive. Americans love their trucks, and in recent years it''s a sector that has finally begun to make a push for fuel efficiency.

GMC Touts Product-Placed, Low-Selling Sierra Hybrid Pickup

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That's the line GMC is While some people buy them for image and others for show, there are still drivers out there for whom a pickup is the only vehicle that serves their varied needs.

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2014 Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra: Better Gas Mileage From More Efficient Engines

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Even big pickup trucks will get significantly higher gas mileage in years to come, and the new 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and 2014 GMC Sierra will be no exception. This morning, General Motors [NYSE:GM] unveiled major revisions to its pair of full-size pickups.

Chevrolet and GMC offering single-source LPG option for cutaway vans

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General Motors is offering its customers a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) option for the 2012 Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana cutaway 3500 and 4500 vans. Earlier post.) This new LPG offering enables businesses to choose from 2,604 LPG fueling stations nationwide—a number that is expected to increase significantly, according to GM.

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GM Introduces GMC Granite Concept at NAIAS; Urban Utility Vehicle

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The GMC Granite concept. Granite was conceived as a new type of vehicle from GMC—one that could stretch people’s ideas of what a GMC can be.

Chevrolet, GMC expand CNG truck and van offerings

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Chevrolet and GMC will offer new bi-fuel versions of the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra heavy-duty trucks and all-new dedicated compressed natural gas versions of the 2014 Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana full-size passenger vans next year. The vehicles are fully warranted and validated by GM. The trucks’ 6.0L

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Chevy, GMC Bi-Fuel Natural Gas Pickup Trucks Now In Production

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The 2013 Chevrolet Silverado HD and 2013 GMC Sierra 2500 HD bi-fuel models are able to run on either regular gasoline, or compressed natural gas (CNG). GM has started production of its two new bi-fuel options in the pickup truck market.

2013 Chevy, GMC Natural Gas Bi-Fuel Pickup Trucks Announced

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General Motors announced today it will offer bi-fuel versions of its 2013 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks that run either on gasoline or natural gas. The two trucks are the 2500 HD (heavy duty) model, and can be ordered in rear-wheel or four-wheel drive and with a standard or long bed.

Ford F-150 pickup to get V-6 diesel engine in summer 2018

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General Motors sells diesel-powered Chevrolet Colorados and GMC Canyons. Formerly the domain of heavy-duty pickups, diesel engines are slowly creeping into smaller trucks. Ram arguably started the most recent trend with the 1500's 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6. turbodiesel V-6

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GM introduces CNG bi-fuel Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups

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Bi-fuel Chevrolet Silverado. Click to enlarge. Fleet and retail consumers can place orders beginning this April. Fuel tank and fuel door. Natural Gas

GMC 2018 Terrain offers 1.6L diesel with start/stop in US

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At the 2017 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), GMC introduced the 2018 Terrain compact SUV. and 2.0L turbo gasoline, and the 1.6L

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Ram To Offer Natural-Gas HD Pickup Trucks, Joining Chevy, GMC

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We missed it last week while we were covering all the new cars at the Geneva Motor Show, but Chrysler has officially stepped forward into the world of natural-gas vehicles. Its Ram truck brand announced that it would offer a bi-fuel version of its 2500 Heavy Duty pickup, to be known as the Ram 2500 HD CNG (for compressed natural gas). The news

Hydrogen cars celebrate half a century; have they made a difference?

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This remarkable and innovative prototype for a zero-emission vehicle used the body of an adapted GMC Handi-Van, containing the first fuel cell.

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Megachurch Goes Electric, VW Diesel Update, GM Mild-Hybrid Trucks: Today's Car News

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Today, a Colorado megachurch embraces electric cars, a Federal judge tells Volkswagen to find a fix for its diesel cars by the end of March, and General Motors adds an eAssist mild-hybrid option for the 2016 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra full-size pickup trucks. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Today in Car News

Chevrolet and GMC expand alternative fuel fleet offerings; expanded CNG/LPG lineup

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Chevrolet and GMC are partnering with Power Solutions International, Inc. ( V-8 engine with hardened valves and valve seats to PSI, which in turn will install the fuel system and other hardware and ship directly to Chevrolet and GMC dealers in all 50 states. GM will supply vehicles equipped with the 6.0L CNG and LPG Models. Chevrolet.

High-Mileage Chevy Equinox, GMC Terrain To Get Eco eAssist System For 2014?

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But now it appears that the system will spread further across GM's product lines, with a report on GMInsideNews that it will appear on both the Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain crossover

Fuel-Cell Sales, Tesla Wins Trademark Fight, 2015 Chevy Colorado Pickup Priced: Today's Car News

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Today on Green Car Reports: Why Toyota, Hyundai, and Honda will probably sell fewer fuel-cell vehicles than you think, Tesla wins a Chinese trademark battle, and the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon mid-size pickups will start around $21,000. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

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Tesla Service, 2016 Chevy Colorado Fuel Economy, VW Gives Debit Cards: Today's Car News

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Today, we have one owner's changing experience with Tesla service centers, official fuel-economy figures for the 2016 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon Duramax diesel mid-size pickup trucks, and Volkswagen's "goodwill" program for diesel-car owners. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Today in Car News

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GM expands B20 biodiesel lineup with new cars, crossovers and trucks

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GMC Savana (Cargo, Passenger, Cutaway). GMC Sierra (2500HD, 3500HD, Chassis Cab). GMC Canyon. GMC Terrain. The Chevrolet Cruze diesel, coming this spring, will be offered in both sedan and hatchback body styles. Coupled with a 1.6L l/100 km) EPA-estimated highway fuel economy of the first-generation diesel model.

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Chevrolet and GMC CNG pricing starts at $9,500

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Bi-fuel options, allowing either compressed natural gas or gasoline to power the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 2500HD and 3500HD pickups, will start at $9,500. The bi-fuel CNG option will be available on all 2015 Silverado and Sierra 2500HD and 3500HD single-rear-wheel models. Brief

2015 Chevrolet and GMC pickups, SUVs to offer eight-speed transmission with EcoTec3 V-8

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EcoTec3 V-8 (L86) ( earlier post ). Its 7.0 The 8L90 also enables numerically lower rear axle ratios, which reduce engine rpm on the highway. Brief

2014 Chevy Silverado Pickup Gas Mileage Rises For Largest V-8 Engine

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The 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 (and its 2014 GMC Sierra 1500 twin) with the 6.2-liter V-8 has been rated with significantly better fuel efficiency than last year''s model. Even pickup trucks are getting better gas mileage these days. The EPA ratings are 15 mpg city and 21 mpg highway for rear-wheel-drive models, and 14 mpg city and 20 mp

GMC and Chevrolet bi-fuel pickup production begins

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Production of the 2013 Chevrolet Silverado HD and GMC Sierra 2500 HD bi-fuel pickup trucks is underway in Fort Wayne, Ind., and the pickups are available for order by fleet and retail customers through Chevrolet and GMC dealers. The Silverado HD and Sierra 2500 HD Vortec 6.0L —Nate Pumphrey, Chesapeake Energy Corp. Brief

2009 GMC Yukon Hybrid Test Drive

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I had the opportunity to test drive a 2009 GMC Yukon hybrid SUV last week, and I learned first hand how incredible the Two Mode hybrid transmission really operates. GMC has crafted quite the automotive work of art, solid in every aspect. Below is a comprehensive video review of the GMC Yukon hybrid, from Kelley Blue Book. link].

Auto Industry's MPG Report Card, Dealer Dilemma, GM Mid-Size Pickups: Today's Car News

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Today on Green Car Reports: The auto industry is making good progress in meeting gas-mileage goals, why dealers are a bottleneck for electric-car sales, and the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon mid-size pickup trucks are on their way to showrooms. All this and more on Green Car Reports. The Chevrolet Volt is victorious in the July 201

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GMC unveils the midsize 2015 Canyon pickup; diesel coming in 2016

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2015 GMC Canyon All Terrain SLE Extended Cab Short Bed Click to enlarge. GMC revealed the new 2015 Canyon midsize pickup on the eve of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Canyon models with an eight-inch IntelliLink screen will also feature a new in-car app marketplace: GMC AppShop. The standard 2.5L The 3.6L

GM big SUV buyers to be compensated for wrong fuel economy on window stickers

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Last week, GM issued a stop-sale order for the 2016 Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse, and GMC Acadia. General Motors will compensate owners of three large crossover SUV models for misstated fuel economy on window stickers. The EPA fuel-economy ratings on the window stickers for these models were found to be inaccurate.

Urban Drive Cycle Testing shows a 26% mpg improvement on Ford Transits with XL Hybrids drive system

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earlier post ) The fuel economy improvement on the EPA UDDS drive cycle also includes a more than 50% reduction in NO x emissions. Fleets Hybrids

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GM to Introduce 2010 GMC Terrain at New York Show

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GM will introduce its new 2010 GMC Terrain at the New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) this week. GMC will also introduce a two-mode hybrid version of the Yukon Denali, joining the Yukon and Sierra two-mode hybrids in the GMC lineup. L/100km) from its 2.4L, four-cylinder Ecotec direct injection engine. L/100km). engine.

Tesla Gigafactory To Nevada, 2014 MINI Cooper Driven, 2015 Chevy Colorado MPG: Today's Car News

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On the internal-combustion front, we''ve also got the first fuel-economy ratings for the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon mid-size pickup trucks, and a drive report of the 2014 MINI Cooper three-cylinder. We start today with a report that Nevada will be the site for Tesla Motors'' first gigafactory.

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