New 2019 Chevy Silverado pickup: planned for all powertrain types

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For the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado pickup unveiling Saturday night, Chevy's executives and engineers stayed ruthlessly on message. Vehicle launches at auto shows include a dance between automakers, which only want certain information revealed, and journalists, who want to put specific news items into a bigger and broader context. The company said. Pickups Detroit Auto Show Chevy powertrains

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New hood scoop feeds cool air to 2017 Chevy Silverado HD diesel truck

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The 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD diesel pickup truck is getting a new piece of hardware to help its engine run more efficiently. General Motors towing Chevrolet Silverado HDVersions of the heavy-duty truck equipped with the 6.6-liter Duramax diesel V-8 are now adorned with a functional hood scoop, which feeds cooler air into the engine. This addition—along with other modifications.

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Inline-6 turbodiesel in 2019 Chevy Silverado pickup to be built in Michigan

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The forthcoming diesel-powered 2019 Chevrolet Silverado will, without a doubt, thump with the Heartbeat of America. During the new truck's launch at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, GM product chief Mark Reuss hinted at a future announcement regarding the next-generation truck and the Michigan city of Flint, where it. Manufacturing Diesels Michigan Turbodiesels

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How Silicon Valley startup boosted MPG in 2019 Chevy Silverado pickup truck

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Sophisticated engine-control algorithms under the hood of the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado full-size pickup truck, which make the truck's V-8 engines more efficient, came from work done by a company GM bought in 2012. It looks like GM's investment arm, GM Ventures, has borne some real-world, fuel-saving fruit.

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2019 Chevy Silverado: how a big, thirsty pickup gets more fuel-efficient

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So the launch of the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado Saturday night before the Detroit auto show was a big deal for the company. The highest-volume vehicle GM sells in North America is a full-size pickup truck—one that likely also contributes outsize profits from each of its hundreds of thousands of units. Like every other new vehicle produced for. Pickups Power Stroke Ram 1500 EcoDiesel

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

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Bi-fuel Chevrolet Silverado. General Motors is introducing compressed natural gas (CNG) bi-fuel versions of the 2013 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 2500 HD extended cab pickup trucks. Click to enlarge.

Chevy unveiling lightweight, performance-oriented Silverado Cheyenne Concept pickup at SEMA

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Chevrolet is unveiling the Chevrolet Silverado Cheyenne concept vehicle today at the SEMA Show. The performance-oriented version of the 2014 Silverado regular cab combines a reduced curb weight with the performance of the new 420 hp (313 kW) 6.2L It’s unavailable in regular-production Silverado regular cab models, giving the Cheyenne a 65-horsepower and 77 lb-ft boost over the production 5.3L

Verizon Purchases 576 Chevy Silverado Two-Mode Hybrids Pickups

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Verizon has purchased 576 Chevrolet Silverado Hybrids. The 2010 Silverado Hybrid is a full-size, fully-capable, V8-powered two-mode hybrid truck that delivers up to a 40% improvement in city cycle fuel economy. With the two-mode hybrid technology, the Silverado Hybrid provides fuel efficiency with an EPA estimated 21 MPG city and 22 MPG highway, the best fuel economy of any full-size pickup.

Zero-Emission 2014 Chevy Silverado Model Now Available

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It doesn't get much attention as a green vehicle, but the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck line is the best-selling vehicle line at General Motors. Now there's a zero-emission version, and it's available today. That means that you can acquire one even before this spring's launch of the all-new models with more efficient V-6 and V-8 gasoline

Chevrolet to offer small number of 2016 Silverados pickups with e-Assist mild-hybrid technology; 13% better city cycle fuel economy

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Chevrolet will offer a small number—initially approximately 500 through California dealers—MY 2016 Silverado pickup trucks equipped with eAssist mild-hybrid technology. Silverado already leads the full-size truck segment in V8 fuel economy. The eAssist system pairs a compact lithium-ion battery pack and electric motor with the Silverado’s 5.3L EPA estimated highway fuel economy for the Silverado eAssist is 24 mpg (9.8

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Chevy Silverado, GMC Sierra Pickups To Get 8-Speed Automatic To Boost MPG

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Future models of the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks will One of the factors making higher gas mileage possible across pretty much any vehicle on sale these days is multispeed transmissions. At the dawn of this century, four-speed automatics were the standard; now it''s six speeds--and eight-speed automatics are coming on strong.

New GM EcoTec3 engine family for 2014 Silverado and Sierra pickups; direct injection, cylinder deactivation and CVVT

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V-6 EcoTec3 AFM VVT DI (LV3) for Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra. From January through November 2013, GM has sold 506,088 Silverados and Sierras—22% of all vehicles it sold in that period.). 2014 4.3L Click to enlarge.

New 6.6L Duramax Turbodiesel for Silverado Offers More Power, Lower Fuel Consumption and Lower Emissions

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V8 Turbo with 2011 Allison 1000 6-Speed Automatic for Silverado HD. GM is introducing a new Duramax 6.6-liter turbodiesel V8 on the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD and 3500HD launching this summer. A new feature on Duramax-equipped Silverado models is an exhaust brake system.

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. The many updates and improvements include all-new interiors, better connectivity for

3.5L EcoBoost 2011 F-150 bests Silverado and RAM trucks with 5+L V8s in performance test

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The 2011 Ford F-150 EcoBoost won in a head-to-head powertrain performance exercise while towing a 9,000-pound (4,082 kg) trailer against the Chevy Silverado and Dodge RAM with much larger displacement V8 engines during a demonstration staged by Ford near Davis Dam in Arizona. Brand Ford F-150 EcoBoost Chevy Silverado 1500 Ram 1500.

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 mpg

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2010 Chevrolet Silverado Hybrid Pickup: First Drive Review

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Sometimes you need a pickup truck—and nothing else will do. Full-size pickup trucks make up roughly one in every five vehicles sold in the U.S. market, though they’re a vehicle type largely restricted to North America, where gasoline is cheap. The rest of the world is more likely to use what we’d consider midsize or even compact

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Chevrolet and Ford cruise into Detroit Auto Show leading with truck introductions

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Chevrolet and Ford each are entering the Detroit Auto Show this week on the heels of major truck introductions: for Chevrolet, the next-generation Silverado full-size pickup; for Ford, the return of the Ranger mid-size pickup. Silverado.

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What green tech best suits pickup trucks in 2030? Take our Twitter poll

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The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado full-size pickup led on Saturday night, followed on Sunday by the 2019 Ford Ranger, a mid-size pickup that rivals the Chevy Colorado on sale since 2015. The three most significant debuts at the 2018 Detroit auto show were pickup trucks, one from each of the Detroit Three automakers. The trio was rounded out on Monday. Polls

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Bi-fuel vehicles receive huge price mark-up

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Biofuels Chevrolet GM Green cars Latest news Chevrolet Silverado HD General Motors GMC green carsWhat’s the difference in price between a vehicle that can run on petrol and one that can run on both petrol and compressed natural gas? According to General Motors, the difference appears to be around $11,000. That’s because General Motors’ brands Chevrolet and GMC are offering a bi-fuel option on their extended cab heavy duty [.].

Detroit auto show, 2019 pickups, Fisker EMotion, Honda Insight, Tesla history: The Week in Reverse

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What tricks and technologies did Chevy engineers use to boost the fuel economy of the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado full-size pickup truck? Which state will likely counter any proposed weakening of corporate average fuel-economy standards by the Trump administration? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car. The Week In Reverse

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Federal agencies to receive hybrid vehicle boost

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Tags: Green cars Hybrid cars Latest news Chevrolet Silverado electric vehicles Ford Escape Hybrid Ford Fusion Hybrid General Services Administration Honda Insight Hybrid hybrid vehicles plug-in hybrid vehicles

What percent of US full-size pickup trucks will plug in by 2025? Take our Twitter poll

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The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado and 2019 Ram 1500 full-size pickups made their debut, each its company's highest-volume single nameplate. The big announcements at this year's Detroit auto show, now open to the public, were pickup trucks, one from each of the three U.S. automakers. So did the 2019 Ford Ranger, a mid-size pickup to compete with the. Pickups Future Cars plug-in cars Polls

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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. CNG versions of the Silverado and Sierra 2500HD double cab and crew cab and the full-size Express and Savana vans are on sale now.

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

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Other recent additions include the Chevrolet Bolt EV; a Duramax 2.8-liter B20-capable Duramax diesel for the Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana vans; and all-new available 6.6-liter B20-capable Duramax diesel engines for the Chevrolet Silverado HD and GMC Sierra HD. Express Cargo Express Passenger Express Cutaway Silverado HD Low Cab Forward 3500 and 4500. Cruze Colorado Express Silverado HD. Caprice PPV Equinox Express Impala Silverado Silverado HD Suburban Tahoe.

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GM uses lightweight, advanced materials to reduce weight on 2015 Colorado pickup

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Building on our experience with the new Silverado, we engineered the Colorado to be highly mass-efficient, while still providing the performance, capability, dependability and features that midsize truck customers are asking for. inches long, 17 inches shorter than a comparable Silverado 1500.

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What Would You Pay For A 100-MPG Via Full-Size Pickup Truck?

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A basic 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 full-size pickup truck starts around $23,000, and the rear-wheel drive XFE model is rated by the EPA at 18 mpg combined. The Silverado Hybrid model, a 1500 twin-cab, starts at around $40,000, and the RWD model is rated at 21 mpg. This is a perfectly serious question. So how much would you pay for a 100-mpg

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.

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 General Motors'' redesigned 2014 full-size pickup trucks have only been on the market for a few months, but now they''re being called back to the dealer to fix a potential flaw.

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Chevrolet has sold more than 1.4M vehicles with 4G LTE

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That number includes more than 500,000 Chevrolet Silverado, Silverado HD and Colorado trucks (about 36%). Chevrolet has sold more than 1.4 million vehicles with 4G LTE connectivity since June 2014, exceeding the total sold by of the rest of the industry combined. Chevrolet offers 4G LTE connectivity across its full-range of retail cars, trucks and crossovers. Chevrolet owners have consumed more than 1.4 million GB of data since its launch in June 2014.

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VIA Motors XTRUX Electric Truck: 2013 Detroit Auto Show Live Photos

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Loosely based on the Chevrolet Silverado, continuing the GM theme to What does an 800 horsepower electric truck look like? Just that little bit meaner than any other production truck, as it turns out--if Via Motors' XTRUX electric truck is anything to go by. The wildly powerful range-extended truck was unveiled at this week's Detroit Auto Show.

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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. A 6.0-liter V-8 as found under the hood of each truck isn't your typical green engine, but allows each truck a

Jay Leno, Bob Lutz, Talk Plug-ins, Drive Via Plug-in Hybrid Truck

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So its no surprise that talk show host Jay Leno thinks that Americans will love the Via Vtrux, a range-extended, full-size, electric pickup truck that combines the practicality of a Chevy Silverado with the gas mileage of a Chevy Volt. Americans love the utility and functionality of the mighty pickup truck, but not its gas mileage.

Chevrolet offering OnStar 4G LTE beginning this summer

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These will be followed by the Equinox, Silverado, Silverado HD, Spark and Spark EV. The fact that OnStar with 4G LTE will be available in models that range from the Chevrolet Spark to the Silverado to the Corvette, is indicative of our broad commitment to deliver more value and convenience through smart technology applications.

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., The Silverado HD and Sierra 2500 HD Vortec 6.0L The Type-3 single-tank CNG system in the Silverado HD and Sierra 2500 HD is designed to retain more bed space than any competing bi-fuel truck from an Original Equipment Manufacturer, GM says.

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GM launches CNG dual-fuel trucks

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The new 2013 Chevrolet Silverado HD and GMC Sierra 2500 HD are capable of running on both gasoline and compressed natural gas, seamlessly switching between the two and [.].

Official: GM Quietly Drops Hybrid Pickups; Are SUVs Next?

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GM's full-size hybrid pickups, the Chevrolet Silverado Hybrid and GMC Sierra Hybrid, for much of the time they've been on sale, have offered the highest gas mileage of any full-size truck on the U.S. market. Yet these hybrid pickups, which were introduced for the 2009 model year, have been surprisingly slow-selling. Total sales numbers for the GM

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

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Chevrolet offers the industry’s broadest lineup of B20-capable diesel propulsion for fleet, commercial and retail customers, including: Express full-size vans; Silverado HD full-size pickups; the Colorado mid-size pickup; the Low Cab Forward commercial truck; the 2017 Cruze compact car and the 2018 Equinox compact crossover. V-8 turbo-diesel offered on the 2017 Silverado HD. Chevrolet Silverado (2500HD, 3500HD, Chassis Cab).

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GM-Isuzu JV DMAX invests $60 million in Ohio diesel engine plant

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Turbo Diesel engine used in the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra. The GM-Isuzu joint venture DMAX, Ltd. will invest $60 million in its Ohio diesel engine plant to make design changes that meet future emissions requirements. Established in 1998, DMAX has produced almost 1.6 million engines since opening in 2000. GM owns 60% and Isuzu owns 40% of the venture that makes the Duramax diesel for heavy-duty trucks. DMAX, Ltd. has invested $760 million in the DMAX facility since 2000.

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2-millionth Duramax Diesel engine rolls off the line in Ohio

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DMAX makes the Duramax diesel engines for heavy-duty Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks. The 2 millionth Duramax 6.6L V-8 turbo-diesel engine has rolled off the line at the DMAX plant in Moraine, Ohio. Groundbreaking for the DMAX, Ltd. plant began in 1998, with the first engine rolling off the line July 17, 2000. DMAX, Ltd. was established in 1998. GM owns 60 percent and Isuzu owns 40 percent of the joint venture.

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