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Tula Technology reports up to 18% fuel economy gain in GM 6.2L V8 using Dynamic Skip Fire technology; emissions benefits too

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In a paper presented at the 2016 SAE World Congress, Tula Technology, developer of Dynamic Skip Fire (DSF) cylinder deactivation technology, reported significant fuel economy gains of up to 18% over a conventional GM 6.2-liter Meaning, DSF reduces fuel consumption by 14-18% over V8. liter V8 by operating using Dynamic Skip Fire.

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

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Chevrolet and GMC have confirmed a new eight-speed automatic transmission will be standard on 2015 Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra and GMC Yukon Denali/Yukon XL Denali models equipped with the 6.2L As with other EcoTec3 engines, it seamlessly switches to four-cylinder operation under lighter loads to improve fuel economy.

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Tula Technology hits milestone of 1M vehicles produced with Dynamic Skip Fire

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The result is that the engine dynamically fires the optimal number of cylinders to maximize fuel economy while maintaining a smooth ride with commercial levels of noise and vibration. Because each combustion event is selected to allow optimal efficiency, DSF reduces fuel and CO 2 , and for diesel applications, NO x emissions.

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LPG system provider Icom earns 17 new EPA certifications For GM vehicles

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The EPA certifications allow Icom to convert these popular fleet vehicles in the US market for propane/autogas bi-fuel use. The GMC-brand vehicles include Sierra, Yukon and Savana vans. The JTG liquid-propane injection application is a fully-integrated, mono-fuel or bi-fuel engine system.

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GM to Introduce 2010 GMC Terrain at New York Show

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The five-passenger crossover SUV, which shares the Theta chassis with the Chevrolet Equinox, offers estimated highway fuel economy of 30 mpg (7.8 City fuel economy is estimated to be 21 mpg US (11.2 Maximum fuel economy is achieved in part with an “ECO” mode activated via a console-mounted button.

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2024 Lexus TX Hopes to Become a Better Family Hauler

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The infiniti QX80 and GMC Yukon are a little too big, while something like the Acura MDX is a little too small. liter V6 gasoline engine for a very agreeable 406 horsepower and 30 mpg combined fuel economy. & At a smidgen over 203 inches long, the TX doesn’t seem to have any direct competitors.

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GM resistance spot welding process joins aluminum to aluminum

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General Motors Research & Development developed an aluminum-to-aluminum welding technology expected to enable more use of the lightweight metal on future vehicles, which can help improve fuel economy and driving performance. GM plans to use this technology more extensively starting in 2013.

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